The Complete Idiot's Guide to Secrets of Longevity

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Penguin, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 330 pages
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Living life to the fullest now┬—and later.

Modern life can be dangerous to one┬'s health. Things like burnout, excess weight, stress, lack of sleep, poor diet, and pollutants can have a negative impact on the quality of life and ultimately one┬'s healthspan. Written by doctors, The Complete Idiot┬'s Guide┬« to Secrets of Longevity provides a clear and easy path to unlocking the secrets to living healthier and looking younger. Readers will learn about:

┬•Diet, exercise and supplementation
┬•?The pitfalls of longevity-threatening lifestyle choices involving bad relationships, harried schedules, and lack of sleep
┬•?Insights into toxins from food, cleaning products, and cosmetics
┬•?The incredible power of laughter, optimism, and a positive attitude
 

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Contents

Contents
1
Secrets to Aging Well
4
Understanding Your Longevity Group
19
Keeping Healthy Keeping Track
31
Healing Quickly from Surgery
42
The Longevity Lifestyle
48
Powerful Healthy Protein
57
Exercise Essentials
61
Enhancing Sexual Intimacy
126
Longevity and Health Knowledge Is Power
129
Your Healthy Hurt
131
Getting the Fighting Edge on Cancer
145
Vital Lunqs
161
Keeping Your Brain Healthy
175
Say No to Diabetes
187
Musculoskeletal Health
201

Fitness in All Forms
65
Ousting Obesity Increasing Longevity
75
Supplements
89
Other Botanicals
100
Creating Restorative Sleep
105
The Stages of Sleep
106
Prescription Meds
113
Touch Connection and Sex
117
Volunteering for Vitality
119
Hormones and Longevity
215
Look Younger Feel Younger
231
Plastic Surgery Quick Fixes
238
The Ultimate Longevity Booster
245
The Power of Optimism Hope and Laughter
259
Staying Motivated and Energized to Change
273
The Final Frontier
287
Appendixes
299
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About the author (2008)

Kandeel Judge, M.D. is a board-certified Internal Medicine specialist who was a senior staff physician and teaching attendant at Henry Ford Hospital.

Maxine Barish-Wreden, M.D. has been a practicing internist in Sacramento since 1988. Dr. Barish- Wreden is board-certified in Internal Medicine.

Karen Brees, Ph.D. , is a freelance editor and writer and holds a doctorate in Adult Education from the University of Idaho.

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