|About the Book|
Are you aging too fast? Edward Schneider, M.D., Dean of the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and one of the fields leading gerontologists, refutes the myth that age equals loss-- of our health and our physical and mental vigor. You cant liveMoreAre you aging too fast? Edward Schneider, M.D., Dean of the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and one of the fields leading gerontologists, refutes the myth that age equals loss-- of our health and our physical and mental vigor. You cant live forever. (If people tell you otherwise, says Dr. Schneider, dont believe them!) But you can control your aging to significantly reduce your risk of disability and illness and to feel vital and productive throughout your lifespan. By adopting the simple lifestyle measures outlined here, every one of us can live longer by living well.In AgeLess, Dr. Schneider has taken the latest and best research findings in each of the key areas known to affect your healthspan-- nutrition, exercise, weight, sleep, social engagement, and hormones-- and developed his easy-to-follow, science-based New Rules of Aging Less. Some of these New Rules may surprise you.Worried about your weight? Read the science behind New Weight Rule #1-- those few extra pounds may save your life. Or save money with this New Nutrition Rule: Toss out your multivitamins and most of your other supplements-- they may be doing you more harm than good. Do you think a good nights sleep is a relic of lost youth? Read the Deans AgeLess tips for getting your nightly seven to nine hours-- its essential to your healthspan.And if youre determined to look as young as you feel, Dr. Schneider also rates cosmetic interventions-- alpha hydroxy acid skin creams, laser peels, Botox injections, and more-- to reveal which ones really work and those that dont.To get started, take Dr. Schneiders Longevity Quotient Quizzes. These comprehensive questionnaires will help you rate your current lifestyle habits-- youll learn the areas in which youre doing okay and where you need to improve. An AgeLess future is within reach-- start living yours today!