Eat Well, Age Better shows how you can recognize your nutritional shortfalls – deficits that will increase your risk of the degenerative diseases of age, including diabetes, osteoporosis, dementia, macular degeneration, heart disease, and stroke.
Backed by the latest research, Eat Well, Age Better describes in straightforward language how to be your own nutritionist. By taking control of your diet now, and understanding how to optimize it with selected vitamins and other supplements, you can increase energy, strengthen your immune system, maintain a healthy brain, and embark upon your retirement years with vigour and vitality.
Aileen Burford-Mason PhD is an immunologist, cell biologist, former cancer researcher, and author of many research papers published in prestigious national and international scientific journals. For the past 15 years she has had a busy private nutritional practice in downtown Toronto. Known for her ability to take the complex field of nutritional research and make it accessible and practical for everyone, she currently teaches a popular course for doctors at the University of Toronto in the use of diet and supplements for disease prevention.
In an overfed but undernourished society, this book is a powerful and much-needed reminder that we are, indeed, what we eat. Offering advice informed by science and Aileen Burford-Mason's professional experience, Eat Well, Age Better shows how nutrition is an essential foundation of our physical and mental well-being.
In Eat Well, Age Better Burford-Mason pulls together, or rather, 'distills,' many years of personal practice and research into an easy-to-understand guidebook for those curious about where they rank on the spectrum between life expectancy and healthy life expectancy.
[a] small but information packed and extremely useful book...a wealth of practical information
Eat Well, Age Better should adorn the bookshelf of every clinician's office as well as home libraries