Healthy at 100: The Scientifically Proven Secrets of the World's Healthiest and Longest-Lived People

By John Robbins
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10.92 Hours 01/01/2006 unabridged
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Why do some people age in failing health and sadness, while others grow old with vitality and joy? In this revolutionary book, bestselling author John Robbins presents us with a bold new paradigm of aging, showing us how we can increase not only our lifespan, but also our health span. Through the example of four very different cultures that have the distinction of producing some of the world’s healthiest, oldest people, Robbins reveals the secrets for living an extended and fulfilling life in which our later years become a period of wisdom, vitality, and happiness. Bringing the traditions of these cultures together with the latest breakthroughs in medical science, Robbins reveals that, remarkably, they both point in the same direction.

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Summary

Summary

Why do some people age in failing health and sadness, while others grow old with vitality and joy? In this revolutionary book, bestselling author John Robbins presents us with a bold new paradigm of aging, showing us how we can increase not only our lifespan, but also our health span.

Through the example of four very different cultures that have the distinction of producing some of the world’s healthiest, oldest people, Robbins reveals the secrets for living an extended and fulfilling life in which our later years become a period of wisdom, vitality, and happiness. Bringing the traditions of these cultures together with the latest breakthroughs in medical science, Robbins reveals that, remarkably, they both point in the same direction.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“If you are interested in extending your health span as well as your life span, read this book! Healthy at 100 is a masterpiece.” Dean Ornish, MD, New York Times bestselling author
“Robbins marshals a great deal of excellent data from reputable scientific sources to support his arguments.” Roanoke Times
“Commonsensical and scientifically sound…readers seeking that elusive fountain of youth would be wise to listen up.” Publishers Weekly
“Advocates greater respect for the elderly, their experience, and their wisdom in contemporary, youth-obsessed Western culture.” Booklist
“Thought-provoking...highly recommended.” Library Journal
“This is a remarkably open and heart-felt book full of wisdom and love by an extraordinary man who has been teaching us how to live more healthy and compassionate lives for over twenty years” John Mackey, CEO, Whole Foods
“Healthy at 100 is a marvelous blend of wisdom, hope, courage, and common sense. John Robbins gives us caring, science, and inspiration—a beautiful diet for the heart.” Jack Kornfield, author of A Path with Heart

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Author

Author Bio: John Robbins

John Robbins is the author of Diet for a New America, the milliion-copy bestseller that was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and numerous other widely acclaimed books, including Reclaiming Our Health. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Rachel Carson Award and the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award. Groomed to follow in the footsteps of his father, the founder of the Baskin-Robbins empire, he chose a different, more authentic path for himself. The founder of EarthSave International, he is widely considered one of the world’s leading experts on the dietary link between the environment and health. He lives with his family in California’s Santa Cruz mountains.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 10.92
Audience: Adult
Language: English