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

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


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

Life expectancy is increasing, but this is only good news if you stay well and can enjoy it. The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing draws on the latest research findings, and the health secrets of long-lived people, to outline the diet and lifestyle that will help you stay healthy, look younger and feel great as you age. It explains how your body changes as you age and what you can do 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, The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing will help you enjoy better health and stay drug-free as you age.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780749956547
Publisher: Piatkus Books
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Patrick Holford BSc, DipION, FBANT, NTCRP is the founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London (Europe's leading training centre for nutritional therapists) and the author of over 30 health books. Jerome Burne is a leading health journalist and recently won the 'medical science explained' category of the Medical Journalist Association awards 2011-2012.

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

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