Healthy at 100

Healthy at 100

The Scientifically Proven Secrets of the World's Healthiest and Longest-lived Peoples

Book - 2006
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The author of the bestselling book Diet for a New America now reveals--through the example of four very different cultures that have the distinction of producing some of the world's healthiest, oldest people--the secrets for living an extended and fulfilling life, in which the later years become a period of wisdom, vitality, and happiness.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2006.
ISBN: 9781400065219
1400065216
Characteristics: xx, 357 pages ;,25 cm.
Alternative Title: Healthy at one hundred

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Sep 15, 2014

Excellent- His better-mousetrap idea was to compare the [3] longest- lived populations on earth for social and diet similarities, then present results.
What results? Hint: it ain't Atkins, or individualism. It's more Mediterranean diet and valuing the social.
Yes, mostly just common-sense, which isn't common, but i've never seen it all marshaled so engagingly and succinctly.
Here's a quote by an ancient Okinawan: "You have two doctors- your left and right legs."! :)

Just read it. Try "The Okinawa Diet Plan" and "The Brain Diet" too.

Starling16 Apr 25, 2012

Engagingly written book about the emotional and cultural barriers that prevent Westerners from living to their full health potential, while providing hope for change.

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