Why should our bodies become broken and then fixed? Why not fix them in advance of the damages caused by aging?
If the predictions of our present-day scientists are right, most major diseases should be curable by the year 2026. Still, these medical advances will increase the average lifespan by a mere twelve years. And we'll still be stuck with the same ravages of aging: wrinkled skin, slowed reaction times, depression, weight gain, memory loss, declining libido, crippled bodies.
Not a lot to look forward to, is it?
Until now, celebrity doctors such as Mehmet Oz and Andrew Weil have addressed this issue by advocating losing weight, exercising more, and eating a Spartan diet. But new research has shown that an improved lifestyle is only 20% of the answer. This 20% barely scratches the surface: The remaining 80% mother lode of anti-aging medicine has yet to be mined.
This book explores that 80%.
The new remedies presented in this book - most of which are known only to those knowledgeable in anti-aging medicine - can slow, prevent, or even reverse many elements of aging without special diets, cosmetics, surgery, and heavy aerobic exercise. In this book, Dr. Lippman - a Nobel Prize nominee for his research in anti-aging medicine - explores this new frontier to give readers advice that really works.
Stay 40 without diet or exercise will guide the reader in creating a tailor-made anti-aging program, actually healing or reversing some aspects of aging, such as cataracts and clogged arteries, without surgery. The reader is encouraged to start a personal program to resolve many age-related pre-diseases - such as sub-clinical Type 2 diabetes - that many Americans over thirty encounter, but few doctors will treat until they become full-blown diseases.
While Dr. Lippman acknowledges the importance of exercise and specialized nutrition (the 20% standard staples of any anti-aging therapy) he emphasizes the remaining 80% of his new therapies.
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I am sure for all of us who are middle-age any book that may well give us an upper-hand is one to be investigated. I was excited to be able to read/review this work, "Stay 40 Without Diet or Exercise," by Dr. Richard Lippman. I have read many books on this subject that covered areas from exercise, to eating only certain foods, and having a certain mental image of oneself. It seems the book world is often flooded with books catering to the generation that now faces the prospect of old age maladies such as, wrinkled skin, memory loss and sick bodies. Shudder at the thought.
I was excited to see what Dr. Lippman had to throw into the mix. I knew this was a man who took his work seriously and had proven himself to be quite an expert on the subject. I knew I would not be disappointed.
A few highlights of his book follow: In Chapter One, "Understanding the Aging Process," our author explains what is happening in our bodies. I found this very interesting and quite educational. In Chapter Two, which was my favorite, he talks on many myths that simply are not true, such as: The Myth That Cosmetic Sprays and Creams Will Maintain Youthful Skin, (how much money have you spent on creams?), The Myth That Heavy Aerobic Exercise Benefits Longevity. Is that a surprise to you? It was to me. I thought of the many hours I had spent doing aerobics until I thought I would drop. His explanations will surprise you.
Dr.Lippman goes on to explain the importance of using Antioxidants and using them correctly. He talks of Free Radicals, he even speaks of having joy in your life, and its importance. The doctor covers physical and emotional wellness. I liked that. He gives you names of products to use, explains what they are for and how to tailor them down for your use. His directions are proven, tested and up-to-date. He gives the reader a plan, with several ways to follow that can be trimmed down to fit their economic situation, that was a good idea, as we all know the high cost of even vitamins at this time. Understand this book will take you time to sit and study and take the information given and make it into a personal plan. However, all the facts are there for you to utilize, practical and useful to help you make the right decision in your quest for a more youthful you.
I enthusiastically read Dr. Lippman's brilliant new book from cover to cover, and I highly recommend it to everyone interested in multiple, comprehensive remedies to their aging, and not the usual treatments with diet, exercise, cosmetics, and hormones. For example, Dr. Lippman presents unique, cutting-edge solutions based on his patient experiences that dramatically improved hearing and eyesight. He also gives valuable advice for those engaging in heavy aerobic exercise and aging prematurely as a result. I honestly see myself in his pages he's talking about ME! As a result of his 30 years of researching aging, Dr. Lippman's remedies are light years ahead of the diet, exercise, and anti-cancer books by Suzanne Somers and Mehmet Oz and Andrew Weil. A must read for the general public as well as medical professionals who need alternatives to the conventional drug approach to illness and aging. Frankly, the doctors I've talked to don't know diddly! Richard Lippman is going to save my life.