Recommended
Books

With the vast amounts of literature published on Longevity, we are continuously highlighting books that stand out and best represent the sector.

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How Not to Die

Dr. Michael Greger, Gene Stone

Tackling the widest collection of diseases and illnesses with the healthiest foods that negate their existence - this book is the be-all and end-all of dietary guides. The philosophy of fruit, vegetable and grain-based regimes is thoroughly explained with a selection of succulent recipes served on the side. Reviewed and strongly recommended by today’s who’s who in nutrition, healthy lifestyle and longevity - this book is a must-read.

The Longevity Code

Dr. Kris Verburgh

The Longevity Code brings us up close and personal into the latest science and technology used to dampen and even reduce the issue of aging. Dr Verburgh’s thorough understanding of the latest research in longevity makes these complex subjects easily digestible for nonscientific readers.

The Longevity Economy

Joseph Coughlin

The Longevity Economy traces through the forecasted wants and needs of the aging population while debunking the traditional notions of what businesses held to be self-evident truths. Mr Coughlin, who teaches and directs the department at the MIT AgeLab, shares the relevant insight he has thoroughly gathered over the past decades of how society’s shift in age along the demographic curb is a marker for new opportunities that businesses need to embrace quickly - if they seek to ride the wave rather than get sucked into the undercurrent of conventional thought.

The Beautiful Cure

Professor Daniel Davis

Our immune system is the underlying foundation that keeps our structure intact - and this book shows where we, in our quotidian, are given opportunities to strengthen or weaken it. Professor Davis clues us in on how our immune system works and is affected by stress, sleep, age, and our state of mind.

The Stress-Proof Brain

Dr. Melanie Greenberg

The Stress-Proof Brain is a guide for mental health professionals and health-conscious readers alike in methods of evaluating and deciding the importance of various events to alleviate unnecessary stress caused by minor issues faced each day. Melanie Greenberg, a psychologist and coach with a PhD in clinical psychology from Stony Brook University, divides her book into three parts: Understanding Stress, Calming the Amygdala, Moving Forward with the Prefrontal Cortex. Dr. Greenberg clarifies the brain's process of handling stress under different conditions and offers readers coping strategies. Not intended as a way to avoid stress - this is a guide to understand stress and cope through various techniques.

Wisdom at Work: The Making of a Modern Elder

Chip Conley

Wisdom at Work is a book describing the lessons learned from the experience of an accomplished businessman in his mid-50s during his integration into one of the largest, most recognized tech companies of today - Airbnb. Mr. Conley was recruited into the company’s early stages as an expert advisor due to his long and thriving experience as a CEO in the hospitality industry.

The Blue Zones

Dan Buettner

The Blue Zones is the cornerstone of the Longevity movement today. Written by the National Geographic explorer Dan Buettner, this extraordinary book takes us on the voyage that has evolved our understanding of centenarians and what factors, regardless of borders, contribute most strongly to passing the 100-year marker.

The Happiness Curve

Jonathan Rauch

The Happiness Curve is an expose on how to embrace the third part of our lives. Mr. Rauch, an acclaimed journalist having experienced the hump of the ‘midlife crisis’ brings to us the stories of people from all walks of life who have rebooted the “hump” into a ‘curve’ - and have found the ways to embrace what millions fear to be an impending malaise - to say the least.

The Personalized Diet

Eran Segal & Eran Elinav

The Personalized Diet reveals the surprising yet obvious fact that while some foods may be beneficial for some, the same diet can prove to be detrimental for others. Since Drs. Segal and Elinav brought readers their research on personalized nutrition, the world of dieticians and nutritionists has been forced to recalibrate every one of their standardized formulas.

The Upside of Stress

Dr. Kelly McGonigal

Expanding on years of research by Kelly McGonigal in the field of stress, the reader is given an insight into the ways we can benefit from certain forms of stress. This work explains the processes of stress from a psychological, physiological, and emotional perspective - enabling us to pivot the negative aspects of stress into beneficial personal strengths. As a psychologist, researcher, and lecturer at Stanford University, Kelly McGonigal, PhD, has drawn on her personal and professional experience to demonstrate how to use the reactions that stress causes within the brain to cope with situations from an alternate perspective.