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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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.

How to Live Forever

Marc Freedman

How to Live Forever tackles the phenomenon of today’s shift in age demographics through the lens of generativity. Mr Freedman brings us along his thirty-year journey to ask and answer such questions as ‘What is the new meaning of life beyond 50?’ How to bridge the restructured generational gap? And so on.

World Medicine

Dr. Dietrich Gronemeyer

World Medicine takes us far beyond conventional medicine to explore the inner circles of healers and shamans in the regions of alternative medicines. Dr. Gronemeyer encapsulates his travels around the world for the reader and highlights the wealth of resources that can be found in herbs, meditation, to traditional Chinese medicine, and beyond.

Finally Free of Pain and Living Well Again

Dr. Gustav Dobos

Finally Free of Pain and Living Well Again is a ‘How to’ guide on clinically tested strategies to alleviate the symptoms of pain resulting from age- related diseases such as rheumatism, osteoarthritis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), migraines, and more. Dr. Dobos shares with us the same techniques he shares with his patients in order to make life more liveable.

The Longevity Diet

Dr. Valter Longo

The Longevity Diet outlines a healthy, easy to follow, eating plan combined with the scientifically engineered fasting-mimicking diet (FMD). Dr. Longo, a biogerontologist and cell biologist, explains how specific diets can dramatically activate stem cells and promote regeneration & rejuvenation in multiple organs - thus reducing the risk of age-related diseases such as diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and heart disease.

A Long Bright Future

Dr. Laura L. Carstensen

Laura Carstensen, longevity and aging expert from Stanford University focuses on a long, bright future and the positive dimension of the fact that we are going to live longer then our previous generations. It’s time to redefine aging and retirement models that embrace this new reality.

RealAge: Are You as Young as You Can Be?

Dr. Michael F. Roizen

This book tackles the question of chronological age versus biological age while giving readers the means to calculate and change the rate at which their cardiovascular and immune systems decline. In RealAge, Dr. Michael Roizen, an anesthesiologist and chief wellness officer at Cleveland Clinic, combined research from over 25,000 studies to evaluate what factors determine aging and its prevention. Throughout the book, the reader is given ways to calculate their biological age and over 100 different techniques (including vitamin supplements, exercise, diets) to improve the chances of reducing the effects of aging. It is backed up by research outlined with charts, fact sheets, and the personal benefits to be found within the data.

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr.

With laser-like focus targeted on heart disease, this book is the result of a 20-year study carried out by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, a former surgeon, researcher, and clinician at the Cleveland Clinic. Plant-based, oil-free diets are the key to the prevention of one of the biggest health threats we face. Not only are we given an understanding of how to avoid these issues, but also we are treated to over 150 recipes with which to apply the knowledge clearly laid out.