How long you live can be influenced by what you eat, what you drink, the exercise you take, and the everyday lifestyle choices you make. Bad lifestyle choices a poor diet, excessive alcohol and a couch-potato outlook can knock years off your life expectancy. You don't feel a thing Yet. But don't let your calendar age or your visual age fool you. It's how old you are on the inside that counts. Whether you' re a thirty-something who wants feel full of energy again, or a sixty-year-old who d like to be able to keep up with the grandchildren, you too can turn back your body clock and add years to your life expectancy.
That's the simple idea for a brilliant new Channel 4 series and tie-in book. It's fronted by Dr Una Coales, whose 'treat 'em mean' attitude guarantees that the show will be guaranteed water cooler TV, with Dr Una set to challenge Gillian McKeith as our lifestyle guru of choice.
The TV show - 8.30 Tuesdays - takes a punter per week and puts them through their lifestyle paces. The bad news is they're all delivered a death age far younger than they would like. But the good news is that Dr Una and her team can do something about that by getting them to follow a simple 8-week diet and exercise regime.
The accompanying book provides all the information you need to do the same. Throw out those bad habits, pick up some good ones and add years to your life. Including achievable exercise and nutrition regimes, and quizzes to help you pinpoint your medical hotspots, this is the book that shows you how to live.
About the Author
Dr Una Coales is a New York City surgeon who relocated to London in 1999. She worked as a surgeon for the NHS until 2001, when she retrained as a GP. She now works in South London as a GP and GP educator, teaching GPs to pass their UK licensing exam. Una is a regular commentator on medical issues and has recently spoken on avian flu, homeopathy and the costs to the NHS of missed appointments on both BBC3 and Sky News. Una was the medical expert and advisor on Channel 4's The Fit Farm in 2004 and she
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 15th July 2006
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 18.5 x 1.5
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