Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever

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Rodale, Oct 27, 2004 - Science - 452 pages
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One of the most respected scientists and futurists in America teams up with an expert on human longevity, to show how we can tap today's revolution in biotechnology and nanotechnology to virtually live forever.

Startling discoveries in the areas of genomics, biotechnology, and nanotechnology are occurring every day. The rewards of this research, some of it as spectacular as what was once thought of as science fiction, are practically in our grasp. Already it is possible to analyze our individual genetic makeups and evaluate our predisposition for breast cancer or other deadly diseases on a case-by-case basis. And once we've isolated these genes, the ability to repress or enhance them through biotechnology is just around the corner. Soon, for example, it will be feasible for 10% of our red blood cells to be replaced by artificial cells, radically extending our life expectancy and enhancing our physical and even mental abilities beyond what is humanly possible today. In Fantastic Voyage, Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman will show us how amazingly advanced we are in our medical technology, and how incredibly far each of us can go toward living as long as we dare imagine.

With today's mind-bending array of scientific knowledge, it is possible to prevent nearly 90% of the maladies that kill us, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, kidney disease, and liver disease. Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman start the reader on a fantastic journey to undreamed-of vitality with a comprehensive investigation into the cutting-edge science on diet, metabolism, genetics, toxins and detoxification, the hormones involved with aging and youth, exercise, stress reduction, and more. By following their program, which includes such simple recommendations as drinking alkaline water and taking specific nutritional supplements to enhance your immune system and slow the aging process on a cellular level, anyone will be able to immediately add years of healthy, active living to his life.
  

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Review: Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever

User Review  - Ariadna73 - Goodreads

Nah... these authors write very well, show off scientific terms, but end up giving the same granny advice as everyone. Of course they have to eat, so they found this market niche, sell books, lectures, etc. ... Nothing wrong with that. Read full review

Review: Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever

User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

This book definitely has the intriguing allure of the author's belief that we are advancing towards the possibility of living for forever. It focuses mainly on the advances in research in nutrition ... Read full review

Contents

THE BRIDGES TO COME
14
OUR PERSONAL JOURNEYS
33
CARBOHYDRATES
49
FAT AND PROTEIN
65
YOU ARE WHAT YOU DIGEST
85
CHANGE YOUR WEIGHT
91
FOR LIFE IN ONE DAY
107
THE PROBLEM
123
TOXINS AND DETOXIFICATION
181
THE REAL CAUSE OF HEART DISEASE
197
Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women About 68 mil
212
THE PREVENTION AND EARLY
233
TERRYS PERSONAL PROGRAM
255
YOUR BRAIN THE POWER
261
HORMONES OF AGING
280
AGGRESSIVE SUPPLEMENTATION
312

RAYS PERSONAL PROGRAM
139
THE PROMISE OF GENOMICS
146
INFLAMMATION
160
CLEANING UP THE MESS
161
urally in the body research suggests you can still receive the benefits of
172
KEEP MOVING
337
STRESS AND BALANCE
353
EPILOGUE
377
INDEX
447
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About the author (2004)

Ray Kurzweil, Ph.D., is one of the world's leading entrepreneurs, thinkers, and futurists. A recipient of the National Medal of Technology, among many other honors, he is the author of three previous books: The Age of Spiritual Machines, The 10% Solution for a Healthy Life, and The Age of Intelligent Machines.

Terry Grossman, M.D., is a board certified physician of anti-aging medicine who has written several popular articles on natural treatments for ailments. An expert in longevity medicine, he is the author of a leading book on life extension, The Baby Boomer's Guide to Living Forever.



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