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GENERAL NONFICTION: Longevity


Longevity made simple : how to add 20 good years to your life : lessons from decades of research book Longevity made simple : how to add 20 good years to your life : lessons from decades of research

Flanigan, Richard J.
613.2 FLANIGA

Discusses strategies to prevent the ten deadliest diseases in America, while offering tips on reducing the threats to health and extending life span.



The blue zone : lessons for living longer from the people who've lived the longest book The blue zone : lessons for living longer from the people who've lived the longest

Buettner, Dan.
613.2 BUETTNE

National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner has traveled the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity found in the Blue Zones, places in the world where higher percentages of people enjoy remarkably long, full lives. Buettner's colossal research has taken him from Costa Rica to Italy to Japan and beyond. In the societies he visits, it's no coincidence that the way people interact with each other, shed stress, nourish their bodies, and view their world yield more good years of life.



The longevity prescription : the 8 proven keys to a long, healthy life book The longevity prescription : the 8 proven keys to a long, healthy life

Butler, Robert N., 1927-2010.
612.68 BUTLER

The Longevity Prescription outlines eight essential facets of longevity: exercise, nutrition, mental vitality, sleep, relaxation, love and intimacy, community connections, and medical care. Based on proven discoveries, the strategies in each of these areas stretch the proceeds of the "three-decade dividend," while delaying or eliminating chronic illness. With step-by-step guidance for formulating an action plan and adopting new habits and strategies, The Longevity Prescription also guides readers through special challenges, such as diabetes and cancer.



The longevity project : surprising discoveries for health and long life from the landmark eight-decade study book The longevity project : surprising discoveries for health and long life from the landmark eight-decade study

Friedman, Howard S.
613.2 FRIEDMA

We have been told that the key to longevity involves obsessing over what we eat, how much we stress, and how fast we run. Based on the most extensive study of longevity ever conducted, "The Longevity Project" exposes what really impacts our lifespan--including friends, family, personality, and work.



Thrive : finding happiness the Blue Zones way book Thrive : finding happiness the Blue Zones way

Buettner, Dan.
158 BUETTNE

What makes us happy? It's not wealth, youth, beauty, or intelligence, says Dan Buettner. In fact, most of us have the keys within our grasp. Circling the globe to study the world's happiest populations, Buettner has spotted several common principles that can unlock the doors to true contentment with our lives.



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