Live Longer, Look Younger: in Twenty Easy Steps

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Dr. Sarah Brewer reveals everything you need to know to reach your optimum age potential.

We can't avoid getting old - but we can certainly slow down the aging process. Average life spans are increasing: these days fifty is the new forty, and it's estimated that within three decades life expectancy may be as long as 150 years. But we don't just want to live longer - we want to maintain our youthful vigor and health, too.

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Overview

Dr. Sarah Brewer reveals everything you need to know to reach your optimum age potential.

We can't avoid getting old - but we can certainly slow down the aging process. Average life spans are increasing: these days fifty is the new forty, and it's estimated that within three decades life expectancy may be as long as 150 years. But we don't just want to live longer - we want to maintain our youthful vigor and health, too.

In Live Longer, Look Younger, Dr. Sarah Brewer presents all the nutritional and lifestyle secrets you need to stay looking good and feeling great as you age. Follow her twenty easy steps, and you could live to be a hundred. There's also a Body Tour section featuring targeted advice so you can work on a specific body part or function that is a concern.

Live Longer, Look Younger reveals everything you need to know to reach your optimum age potential.

In Part One you'll discover twenty easy steps to get you started on the road to staying young and feeling great. From eating more nuts and drinking a glass of wine a day, to having an active social life and getting a good night's sleep, all the advice is easy to follow, and based on clear, scientific evidence.

Part Two goes on to take an in-depth look at specific parts and functions of the body, explaining what happens during the aging process, what you can do about it, and how you can minimize the effects of aging through simple nutritional and lifestyle changes. Foods, activities, vitamins, minerals, herbs and other supplements that offer anti-aging benefits are given in each case.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781859063453
  • Publisher: Connections Book Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,398,942
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Sarah Brewer qualified from Cambridge University with degrees in Natural Sciences, Medicine and Surgery. Although her first love is medicine, her major passion is writing. She writes regularly for a variety of newspapers and magazines, taking a holistic approach that includes complementary medicine and nutritional medicine. She is the author of over 50 popular self-help books, including the Natural Health Guru series www.naturalhealthguru.co.uk. As well as being an award-winning health writer, Sarah is the only registered medical doctor who is also a Registered Nutritionist and a Registered Nutritional Therapist.

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Table of Contents

Beating Age 6

Part 1 twenty EASY STEPS 12

1 EAT MORE fruit 14

2 EAT MORE vegetables 20

3 EAT MORE beans 24

4 EAT MORE garlic 30

5 EAT MORE nuts 34

6 EAT MORE oily fish 40

7 ENJOY A GLASS OF red wine 46

8 EAT dark chocolate 50

9 SWITCH TO olive oil 54

10 DRINK MORE tea 58

11 EAT less overall 62

12 MAINTAIN A healthy weight 66

13 EXERCISE every day 72

14 STOP smoking 76

15 BE MORE sociable 80

16 THINK positively 84

17 TAKE SOME Sun 90

18 GET A GOOD night's sleep 94

19 FLOSS YOUR teeth 98

20 CONSIDER supplements 102

Part 2 body TOUR 108

Heart 110

Circulation 112

Brain 114

Eyes 116

Hearing 118

Taste AND smell 120

Teeth AND gums 122

Gut 124

Liver 126

Pancreas 128

Lungs 130

Kidneys 132

Bones 134

Joints 136

Muscles 138

Skin 140

Hair 142

Breasts 144

Bladder 146

Prostate 148

Fertility 150

Sexual function 152

Resources 154

Index 156

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