Prime-Time Health: A Scientifically Proven Plan for Feeling Young and Living Longer

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Twelve years ago, renowned physician and author Dr. William Sears was diagnosed with cancer. He, like so many people, wanted-and needed-to take control of his health. Dr. Sears created a comprehensive, science based, head-to-toe program for living a long, fit life-and it worked. Now at the peak of health, Dr. Sears shares his program in PRIME-TIME HEALTH. This engaging and deeply informative book will motivate readers to make crucial behavior and lifestyle changes. Dr. Sears explores how to keep each body system ...
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Overview

Twelve years ago, renowned physician and author Dr. William Sears was diagnosed with cancer. He, like so many people, wanted-and needed-to take control of his health. Dr. Sears created a comprehensive, science based, head-to-toe program for living a long, fit life-and it worked. Now at the peak of health, Dr. Sears shares his program in PRIME-TIME HEALTH. This engaging and deeply informative book will motivate readers to make crucial behavior and lifestyle changes. Dr. Sears explores how to keep each body system healthy and delay those usual age-related changes. Written in Dr. Sears's wise, accessible, and entertaining voice, PRIME-TIME HEALTH is a practical program to help you live your best life possible-pain-free, disease-free, stress-free, and medication-free.
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Editorial Reviews

Vogue

"A distillation of common-sense advice mixed with more surprising, age-specific mandates all designed to promote longevity and a healthy later life."

Washington Examiner
"The book breaks everything down into quick, manageable bites that are easy to swallow and follow, and it's full of good, hearty advice."
Dr. Louis J. Ignarro
"In his usual science-made-simple style, Dr. Sears shows how your body can make its own internal medicines to act like a fountain of youth. I enjoyed reading Prime-Time Health from cover to cover. I recommend you read it, and then do it."
Vincent Fortanasce
"Prime-Time Health is a classic. It is not just a health book; it is a compelling and captivating portal to success, happiness, and the hope that life is wondrous and limitless when you are healthy and fit."
Stephen T. Sinatra
"A very important and exciting book. Its strength is in its simplicity. I recommend it without any reservation whatsoever."
Mark Liponis
"Chock full of things you can actually do to improve your health. Dr. Sears's new book gives so many insights and is presented in an easy and accessible way."
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"Amusing, encouraging, and easy-to-remember prescriptive mnemonics and slogans enliven a lucid, personal and professional narrative. Sears provides what similar books often lack-an honest and trusted voice plus the latest medical science in a comprehensive, accessible program that is hard to resist."

Publishers Weekly

"A distillation of common-sense advice mixed with more surprising, age-specific mandates all designed to promote longevity and a healthy later life."—Vogue

"A very important and exciting book. Its strength is in its simplicity. I recommend it without any reservation whatsoever."—Stephen T. Sinatra, MD, FACC, CNS, author of The Sinatra Solution

"Chock full of things you can actually do to improve your health. Dr. Sears's new book gives so many insights and is presented in an easy and accessible way."—Mark Liponis, MD, coauthor of Ultraprevention and author of Ultralongevity

"Prime-Time Health is a classic. It is not just a health book; it is a compelling and captivating portal to success, happiness, and the hope that life is wondrous and limitless when you are healthy and fit."—Vincent Fortanasce, MD, author of The Anti-Alzheimer Prescription

"In his usual science-made-simple style, Dr. Sears shows how your body can make its own internal medicines to act like a fountain of youth. I enjoyed reading Prime-Time Health from cover to cover. I recommend you read it, and then do it."—Dr. Louis J. Ignarro, Nobel Laureate in Medicine and author of No More Heart Disease

"The book breaks everything down into quick, manageable bites that are easy to swallow and follow, and it's full of good, hearty advice."
Washington Examiner

"Amusing, encouraging, and easy-to-remember prescriptive mnemonics and slogans enliven a lucid, personal and professional narrative. Sears provides what similar books often lack-an honest and trusted voice plus the latest medical science in a comprehensive, accessible program that is hard to resist."—Publishers Weekly

Washington Examiner
"The book breaks everything down into quick, manageable bites that are easy to swallow and follow, and it's full of good, hearty advice."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316035392
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Publication date: 10/29/2010
  • Pages: 446
  • Sales rank: 267,718
  • Product dimensions: 6.88 (w) x 11.80 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Meet the Author

William Sears, MD, has practiced pediatrics for more than 40 years, and is an associate clinical professor at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Martha Sears is a registered nurse and parenting and health consultant. They are the authors of more than 30 books and live in southern California.
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Table of Contents

Foreword Dean Ornish ix

Introduction xiii

How to Read This Book xvii

Part I Are you Ready for Prime Time" 1

1 Invest in Your Personal Prime-Time Health Plan 3

2 Understand How Your Body Changes during Prime Time 18

Part II Keeping Your Body at Its Prime 29

3 Have a Healthy Prime-Time Heart 31

4 Stay Smart and Protect Your Brain 61

5 Be Good to Your Gut 85

6 Improve Your Eye-Q 107

7 Tune Up Your Hearing 114

8 Enjoy Better Breathing 121

9 Be Good to Your Gums 132

10 Build Better Bones 137

11 Rejuvenate Your Joints 151

12 Keep Your Skin Looking Younger 178

Part III Prime-Time Well-Being 187

13 Eat Well with the Sixteen Superfoods 189

14 Get More Restful Sleep 228

15 Subdue Stress 242

16 Enjoy Better (and More) Sex 259

Part IV: Prime-Time Health Care 271

17 Practice the Pills-and-Skills Model of Health Care 273

18 Free Your Body of Excess Inflammation 283

19 Lower High Blood Pressure, High Blood Cholesterol, and High Blood Sugar 294

20 Cut Your Chances of Getting Cancer 321

Part V Prime-Time Fitness 339

21 Stay Lean 341

22 Stay Fit 370

23 Stay Safe 400

Part VI The Prime-Time Plan 411

24 Put Together Your Personal Eight-Week Prime-Time Plan 413

A Closing Word from Dr. Bill 428

Acknowledgments 429

Index 431

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    The best book I've found on the subject of health and wellness.

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