Fabulous at 50: Redefining Midlife: Body, Mind and Spirit

Fabulous at 50: Redefining Midlife: Body, Mind and Spirit

by Janet Maccaro


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599791678
Publisher: Charisma Media
Publication date: 08/07/2007
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Janet Maccaro, PhD, CNC, is a respected lecturer, author, and radio/television personality. She has doctorates in nutrition and natural healing and is also a leading expert in natural progesterone supplementation. She is internationally recognized for her knowledge in women’s health. Maccaro is a member of the American Association of Nutritional Consultants, the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, and the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association. Dr. Maccaro has written several books, including 90-Day Immune System Makeover, Breaking the Grip of Dangerous Emotions, Natural Health Remedies, and her latest release, A Woman’s Body Balanced by Nature.

Table of Contents

Preface     ix
Making Fifty the New Thirty!     1
Redefining the Aging Process     9
Zapping the Big Eight Age-Makers     19
Healthy Aging: Add More Life to Your Years!     29
Beating Stress Before It Beats You     42
The Pause That Refreshes-Sleep     53
Move It or Lose It: Exercise for Life     58
Soul Food for Fifty and Up     60
Antiaging/Disease-Preventing Protocols     65
Getting to the Heart of the Matter-Cardiovascular Health     69
Do I Look Fat?     75
Digestive Health     79
Midlife Pains-Arthritis     84
Cancer     88
Depression     92
Health Screenings for Women     98
Perimenopause     101
Next Stop: Menopause     105
Breast Health/Breast Disease     109
Loving the Skin You're In     114
Gotta Go Right Now!-Urinary Tract Health     119
Male Menopause-Andropause     122
Prostate Health at Fifty     130
Your Eyesight and You     132
Wired but Tired-Adrenal Exhaustion     135
Stop and Smell the Roses-Aromatherapy     143
Tired orToxic?     146
Quenching the Fire Within     149
Magnesium Matters     151
The Acid Test/     155
Diabetes? Here's Sweet Success     158
Midlife Immunity     162
Your Body on Overdrive-Autoimmune Disease     167
Where Did These Headaches Come From?     169
Smile! You're Fifty-Periodontal Health     170
Healthy Brain, Healthy Mind     172
Conclusion: Growing Older: Inevitable. Feeling Older: Optional!     182
Fifty Ways to Extend Your Days     183
Notes     191
Bibliography, References, and Suggested Reading     206

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