Dare To Be 100: 99 Steps To A Long, Healthy Life (Paperback)

Dare To Be 100: 99 Steps To A Long, Healthy Life By Walter M. Bortzii, M.D. Cover Image
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A bestselling expert on aging and geriatric care offers a prescription for achieving longevity and preserving the quality of life. In DARE to Be 100, Walter M. Bortz II, M.D., explains how and why we should all strive to be centenarians with his unique and practical program. Supported by his lifelong research, this program is broken down into the categories of
* Diet (Take a Coffee Break; Beware of Free Radicals)
* Attitude (Be Necessary; Maintain the Creative Spark)
* Renewal (Recharge Yourself; Keep Working)
* Exercise (Keep Your Oxygen Tanks Full; Be Sexy, Be Fit)

The 99 steps in this book offer an effective plan for living long, healthy, and -- just as important -- fulfilled lives.

About the Author

Walter M. Bortz II, MD, the author of We Live Too Short and Die Too Long and more than 100 scientific articles, is a member of the teaching faculty at Stanford University Medical School and a practicing physician at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Past president of the American Geriatric Society, former cochair of the AMA-ANA Task Force on Aging, and participant in one marathon yearly, he also serves on the editorial board of Runner's World magazine.

Praise For…

Jack LaLanne ...easy to read, easy to follow...should be everyone's guide to growing older.

Erica Jong I was riveted to DARE to Be 100...It's a splendid book.

Dean S. Edell, M.D. medical journalist DARE to Be 100 is the most thorough examination I've seen of all we can do to live a long and fulfilling life.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780684800219
ISBN-10: 0684800217
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication Date: June 6th, 1996
Pages: 272
Language: English