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50 Secrets of the World's Longest Living People - Sally Beare

50 Secrets of the World's Longest Living People

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Published: 21st December 2005
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Today we are living longer than ever before, and a few of us can expect to live to 100 or more. But many people feel that they will inevitably suffer the diseases of old age in their final years. Pharmaceutical companies have spent billions of dollars trying to find a cure for the "diseases of aging" they may have found ways to stem some of the symptoms, but they have yet to find a panacea.

Yet there are places in the world where, all along, people have commonly lived to 100 or more without suffering so much as a headache. How do they do it? The answer is simple: through sound dietary habits and balanced, healthy lifestyles.

The 50 Secrets of the World's Longest Living People looks at the nutrition and lifestyle mores of the world's five most remarkable longevity hotspots Okinawa, Japan; Bama, China; Campodimele, Italy; Symi, Greece; and Hunza, Pakistan and explains how we too can incorporate the wisdom of these people into our everyday lives.

It offers each of the secrets in detail, provides delicious, authentic recipes, and outlines a simple-to-master plan for putting it all together and living your best, and longest, life.

Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. xiii
The World's Five Longevity Hot Spots
Okinawa-Island of World-Record Longevityp. 1
Symi-Home of Truly Ancient Greeksp. 9
Campodimele-Village of Eternal Youthp. 17
Hunza-"Happy Land of Just Enough"p. 27
Bama-Where Longevity Medicine Growsp. 39
The Fifty Secrets
Eat Until You Are Only Eight Parts Fullp. 49
Consume Five to Seven Servings of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables a Dayp. 53
Choose Buckwheat, Brown Rice, and Other Whole Grainsp. 59
Eat Sprouted Wheat Breadp. 66
Use Hempp. 67
Eat Meat as a Treatp. 69
Prepare Your Meat Rightp. 76
Choose Organic Goat's and Sheep's Cheesep. 79
Be Full of Beansp. 86
Have a Good Eggp. 87
Find Good Fats in Fishp. 91
Have a Handful of Nuts and Seeds Dailyp. 97
Choose the Wonder Oil-Extra-Virgin Olive Oilp. 104
Beware of Fats in Disguisep. 106
Use Garlic and Onions-Nature's Healersp. 110
Discover the Power of Crunchy Vegetablesp. 112
Keep Aging Away with a Salad a Dayp. 115
Give Thanks for Sweet Potatoesp. 118
Enjoy Pizza ... Guilt Freep. 120
Snack on Apricots and Apricot Kernelsp. 123
Find Long Life in a Bowl of Berriesp. 125
Have Yogurt for Very Friendly Bacteriap. 128
Eat Fermented Foodsp. 134
Choose Soy-the Traditional Wayp. 138
Sprout Your Own Superfoodsp. 141
Eat Magical Mushroomsp. 143
Remember Your Herbsp. 146
Don't Pass the Saltp. 148
Go Organic and Avoid "Frankenfoods"p. 152
Chewp. 157
Beware the Pastry Counterp. 160
Have a Glass of Red Wine with Dinnerp. 165
Make Time for Tea-Green Teap. 168
Drink Water-the Most Essential Nutrientp. 171
Combine Your Foodsp. 173
Spring-Clean with Juices and Saunasp. 177
Supplement Your Dietp. 182
Exercise, Exercise, Exercisep. 192
Get Your Daily Dose of Sunshinep. 197
Jog Your Memoryp. 200
Breathe-and Hump. 202
Sit Still and Do Nothingp. 205
Have Faithp. 208
Laugh It Offp. 210
Sing in the Showerp. 213
Give Help to Othersp. 215
Marry-or Get a Dogp. 217
Invite a Friendp. 219
Avoid the SAD-the Standard American Dietp. 221
Sleepp. 223
Putting It All Together
The Secrets of Living Long in Summaryp. 229
Aging Substances to Avoidp. 231
Tips for Using the Secretsp. 237
Recipesp. 243
Acknowledgmentsp. 267
Endnotesp. 269
Indexp. 279
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ISBN: 9781569243480
ISBN-10: 1569243484
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 21st December 2005
Publisher: Marlowe & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 1