The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing: How to Live Longer, Look Younger and Feel Great

Overview

A practical guide to the diet, supplements, and lifestyle that can increase longevity and help one look and feel younger

Life expectancy is increasing, but this is only good news for those who stay well and can enjoy it. This guide draws on the latest research findings and the health secrets of long-lived people to outline the diet and lifestyle that will help readers stay healthy, look younger, and feel great as they age. It explains how the ...

See more details below
Paperback (Reprint)
$19.98
BN.com price
(Save 16%)$23.95 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $3.70   
  • New (7) from $11.38   
  • Used (3) from $3.70   
The 10 Secrets Of Healthy Ageing: How to Live Longer, Look Younger and Feel Great

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$13.99
BN.com price

Overview

A practical guide to the diet, supplements, and lifestyle that can increase longevity and help one look and feel younger

Life expectancy is increasing, but this is only good news for those who stay well and can enjoy it. This guide draws on the latest research findings and the health secrets of long-lived people to outline the diet and lifestyle that will help readers stay healthy, look younger, and feel great as they age. It explains how the body changes as it ages and what can be done to avoid the illnesses of old age, as well as the aches, pains, poor sleep, and eyesight deterioration that many believe are an inevitable part of ageing. It also shares the secrets of staying as fit and as mentally alert as possible, for as long as possible. Comprehensive, fascinating, and practical, this book will help readers enjoy better health and stay drug-free as they age.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749956547
  • Publisher: Piatkus Books
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 987,208
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Patrick Holford is one of the world's leading authorities on nutrition and mental health. He has written 30 health books and is the founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition. His books include The Holford Low GL Diet, The New Optimum Nutrition Bible, and Optimum Nutrition for the Mind.Jerome Burne is a health journalist. They collaborated previously on Food Is Better Medicine than Drugs and Improve Your Digestion.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements xi

Guide to Abbreviations, Measures and References xiii

Introduction xv

Part 1 The Truth About Healthy Ageing 1

Chapter 1 The New Science of Ageing 3

Chapter 2 Check Your Biological Age 17

Chapter 3 The Secrets of Cell Rejuvenation 31

Chapter 4 Staying Drug-free as You Age 42

Chapter 5 The Latest Tools for Turning Back Your Biological Clock 63

Chapter 6 How to Turn on the Anti-Ageing Longevity Genes 79

Part 2 The Ten Secrets 93

Secret 1 Stay Smart as You Age-and Forget about Alzheimer's 95

Secret 2 Keep Your Joints Mobile and Your Bones Strong 113

Secret 3 Beat the Bulge, Prevent Diabetes and Boost Your Energy 133

Secret 4 Switch off the Stress Factor, and Sleep for Seven Hours Straight 150

Secret 5 Keep Your Skin Youthful 165

Secret 6 Stay Free from Cancer 177

Secret 7 Keep Your Heart Healthy and Your Blood Pressure Low 199

Secret 8 Improve Your Digestion without Drugs 226

Secret 9 Stop Your Eyesight Deteriorating 236

Secret 10 Discover the Natural Anti-ageing Hormones that Perk You Up 251

Part 3 Your Anti-Ageing Action Plan 275

Chapter 1 Your Strategy for Healthy Ageing 277

Chapter 2 Your Anti-ageing Diet 282

Chapter 3 What to Drink 301

Chapter 4 Exercise for Longevity 311

Chapter 5 Improve Your Sleep and Reduce Stress 324

Chapter 6 Develop a Healthy Mindstyle 329

Chapter 7 Nutritional Supplements 340

Chapter 8 Correcting Hormonal Deficiencies 350

Afterword: A Good End 354

References 357

Recommended Reading 382

Resources 384

Index 399

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)