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Eat to Cheat Ageing - Ngaire Hobbins

Paperback Published: 1st July 2015
ISBN: 9780994344007
Number Of Pages: 144

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Dietitian, Ngaire Hobbins has seen too many older people struggle with cognitive decline, become less physically active and independent and suffer debilitating frailty - particularly after illness or surgery - when something as simple as a change in diet may have helped them continue to lead active and productive lives.

Eat to Cheat Ageing is based on the science of nutrition for ageing but written for the everyday reader as well as health professionals. It is not a fad diet. It's about going back to basics: eating and enjoying real food, being active at a level that works for you and being able to live life to the full.

Learn how the food is vital in maintaining every one of your body's organs, keeps your blood coursing through your veins and oxygen through your body. Learn how to fight illness and infection, repair bumps and bruises, combat Type 2 Diabetes, and keep your brain adequately fuelled and your mind firing as you'd like it to.

Learn why dieting to lose weight in older age is one of the worst things you can do to your physical and mental well-being!

About the Author

Too many people in their 70s and beyond are starving themselves into ill health and physical and mental decline. Its not their fault - they are at the mercy of a health system focused on the needs of younger people and those needs far too often don't apply as you enter your later years.

I'm a specialist geriatric dietitian and I'm passionate about helping older people to enjoy productive, independent lives.

What ageing bodies need is not the same as what was needed in younger years.

My book and my website will help you understand what those needs are, what to do and how to eat so you get to enjoy the years ahead as long as you had hoped.

Industry Reviews

Dr Jeffery Brand, Professor of communications and Creative Media: "your book (is) an inspiration for clarity and elegance in writing and communicating" Dr Cathie Anderson, General Practitioner: "This book is a "must read" for anyone over the age of fifty who wants to remain fit and healthy as they grow older.The information is presented clearly and is relevant for both people who are currently well and also those with underlying medical conditions.The author's recommendations about nutrition and also other lifestyle strategies are all very practical and are based on up-to-date research. I just wish this book had been written years ago"

Happy Purchase


A very useful book with helpful information

Ballarat Victoria


Eat to Cheat Ageing was well-written, easy to understand.


This book provides clear, researched guidance on how to live well into older age.

Victoria, Australia


An interesting read for older citizens and their carers


An interesting read after listening to the author interviewed on radio. However I would find it difficult to adapt to a number of fatty additions to my diet. I can understand, though, the importance for older people to build their muscle mass.




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ISBN: 9780994344007
ISBN-10: 0994344007
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st July 2015
Publisher: Novella Distribution
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 1.3 x 2.0  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.25