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With style and wit Jean Carper has assembled all the simple things that people can do to delay the onset of age-related memory loss, an idea that may sound revolutionary to some, but is all research-based. My advice is simple: Read this book!' - Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown Medical School
Jean Carper is an award-winning medical journalist and the author of 23 books, including the New York Times bestsellers Food-Your Miracle Medicine, Stop Aging Now!, and Miracle Cures. She is a contributing editor to USA Weekend Magazine and wrote the magazine's 'Eat Smart' column for 14 years. She lives in Washington, D.C., and Florida.
"A refreshingly positive view of Alzheimer's disease and what you can do to reduce your risk." Suzanne Tyas, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Studies and Gerontology and of Psychology, University of Waterloo" "There is a gem of knowledge and insight on every page. Jean Carper brings a rare talent to these pages-she helps the reader see the difference between scientific breakthroughs and passing fads. Most important, this book offers hope-something the reader can do right now to change their future. I strongly recommend this book to anyone who wants to protect their minds as they grow old." Gary L. Wenk, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Ohio State University, author of Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings " "With style and wit Jean Carper has assembled all the simple things that people can do to delay the onset of age-related memory loss, an idea that may sound revolutionary to some, but is all research-based. My advice is simple: Read this book!" Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown Medical School" "In this marvelous book, Jean Carper has done all the leg-work for the reader by basing it on the very recent scientific literature and direct contacts with many Alzheimer's disease researchers. She has a unique and refreshing writing style. I highly recommend this book to anyone wanting to maintain their cognitive abilities during aging and reduce their risk of Alzheimer's-which should be all of us!" Gary W. Arendash, Ph.D., Research Professor of the Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center" "A wonderful book that appeals to the lay person, physician and scientist alike, with its beautifully outlined 'what to do' approaches to dealing with the threat of such a frightening disease. It is a must read for all of us." Brian J. Balin, Ph.D., Professor, Center for Chronic Disorders of Aging, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine" "In her usual science-made-simple approach, Jean Carper gives readers of all ages 100 doable strategies for keeping brains sharp and bodies healthy. I highly recommend reading it--and doing it." William Sears, MD, author of Prime-Time Health" "It's about time someone has compiled such an important manual of steps we can and should all take to avoid Alzheimer's. Jean has done a skillful job at delivering accessible tips that are backed in science and still very actionable for those of us interested in preserving our intellect and memory." Mark Liponis, MD, coauthor of Ultraprevention and author of Ultralongevity" "Whether in their 20s or well into retirement, readers will likely feel motivated to do the impossible: beat the approaching epidemic of a disease commonly viewed as hopeless." Publishers Weekly" "Exceptionally good...Buy this book and keep it handy. Even if you only follow a few tips, your body will thank you." Carol Bradley Bursack, Inforum"