The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About What You Should Do to Prevent Disease, Feel Great, and Have Optimum Health and Longevity

Author Jonny Bowden looks at what he calls “The Four Horsemen of Aging”—free radicals, inflammation, glycation, and stress—and shows how they can harm your health and shorten your life. Bowden then unveils an arsenal of anti-aging strategies culled from cutting edge research and lessons learned from the longest lived people on the planet. He examines how the major organs, such as the heart and the brain, age and how you can prevent damage to these vital parts of the body. In total, readers learn what they can eat, do, and take to feel great, avoid illness, and live a long life.

Amazon Sales Rank: #296346 in Books Published on: 2010-01-01 Original language: English Number of items: 1 Binding: Paperback 288 pages

About the Author Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., is a nationally known expert on weight loss, nutrition, and health. He is the author of The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth and The 150 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Energy. He has been featured in the New York Times, Time Magazine, GQ, Muscle and Fitness, Self, Fitness, Men’s Health, Prevention, In Style, and Shape, among others. A popular, dynamic, and much sought-after speaker, he’s appeared on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, and CBS, and speaks frequently around the country. He lives in Southern California. Visit his website at

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