In writing 'Defying Age', Miriam draws not only on her experience as a doctor, advice columnist, and medical expert of 30 years standing, but also on her personal experience the foods and supplements that she finds useful, how she stays looking young, and her own experience of personal relationships and being a parent and grandparent.
Miriam gathers the latest information on staving off diseases that literally make us old obesity, diabetes, heart conditions, depression, Alzheimer s and arthritis as well as looking at ways to promote physical and mental well-being. She examines claims that cancer can be kept at bay by simple lifestyle adjustments and reviews certain "superfoods , vitamins, supplements and herbs. Eating (the word "diet is banned from the book) and staying active (the word "exercise is also banned) are central topics.
A further chapter looks at rejuvenation techniques such as beauty treatments and cosmetic surgery, yoga, relaxation and simply smiling. The book clearly sets out which techniques work and which do not.
- Publication Date:
- 03 / 04 / 2006