Dare To Be 100: 99 Steps To A Long, Healthy Life

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 6, 1996 - Health & Fitness - 272 pages
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TAKE 99 STEPS TO 100
A bestselling expert on aging and geriatric care offers a prescription for achieving longevity and preserving the quality of life. In DARE to Be 100, Walter M. Bortz II, M.D., explains how and why we should all strive to be centenarians with his unique and practical program. Supported by his lifelong research, this program is broken down into the categories of
* Diet (Take a Coffee Break; Beware of Free Radicals)
* Attitude (Be Necessary; Maintain the Creative Spark)
* Renewal (Recharge Yourself; Keep Working)
* Exercise (Keep Your Oxygen Tanks Full; Be Sexy, Be Fit)

The 99 steps in this book offer an effective plan for living long, healthy, and -- just as important -- fulfilled lives.
 

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Contents

The Future Isnt What It Used to Be
11
Guts and Smarts
17
Our Just So Story or How We Got This Way
39
Life Involvement
50
The Roots of 100
75
Gameplan for Life
82
Ninetynine Steps to 100
90
Know Your AgeAct Your Age
243
The Portrait of a Life
252
Postscript
263
Further Reading
265
Resources
268
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About the author (1996)

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D., the author of We Live Too Short and Die Too Long and more than 100 scientific articles, is a member of the teaching faculty at Stanford University Medical School and a practicing physician at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Past president of the American Geriatric Society, former co-chair of the AMA-ANA Task Force on Aging, and participant in one marathon yearly, he also serves on the editorial board of Runner's World magazine.

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