Last Updated on 7 April 2022 by Ray Plumlee

The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer : The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About What You Should Do to Prevent Disease, Feel Great, and Have Optimum Health and Longevity
by Dr Jonny Bowden

Dr Bowden makes clear an arsenal of anti-aging methods culled from ground breaking research and principles recognized and learned from the longest lived men and women in the world. He analyzes just how the primary organs, for example the heart along with the brain, grow older and also the best way to stop damage to the essential areas of the human body. Altogether, readers find out the things they can eat, perform, and take to really feel terrific, eliminate sickness, and also live a lengthier life.

The book contains over 264 pages of info regarding living a lengthy, wholesome lifespan. The attractive, bright colored photos come with simple to read, easy to understand information about how to reduce the tell tale signs of aging by dealing with “The Four Housemen of Aging” – Free Radicals (Oxidation), Inflammation, Glycation and Stress.

It certainly is not to too soon to begin having healthful behavior of which this book is an excellent demonstration of exactly that. Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., is a nationally recognized authority on losing weight and also nutrition.

Since the book claims, the four horseman of aging is all kinds of things that is occurring to the body that you just hope were not occurring, from the very start of health problems to the failure of nervous systems to the decrease in bodily functions… all of this continues to be powered by the engine of the four horsemen.

Food such as wild salmon, an ideal anti-aging food, to blueberries, full of anti-oxidants and cancer fighters, we are stepped carefully through tasty options that make sure you keep younger and also healthy – inside and out. Work-outs such as ab crunches for the abdominals, the squat for legs and lower body, weight resistance even more. This book is an abundance of information.

The Blue Zone chapter was particularly interesting! Every couple of months, a group of research workers may discover a corner of the globe where, inexplicably, individuals regularly are living to one hundred or even more. All of these places are called “The Blue Zones” furthermore research workers have invested many hundreds of study hours attempting to discover their secrets. Examples of these techniques are revealed within the pages of this book.

This book is an excellent resource that with minor modifications to our daily routines that we are able to implement. By means of these actions we are able to reduce possibly even avoid the ravages of time. What exactly is to not love about that? Large vibrant photos put together in a simple format and an amusing tone. Page by page you will definitely feed on this information and really be much better for this ultimately.

I strongly recommend this book to everybody and anyone. I believe it is essential that men or women more than just understand how to follow wholesome life styles as well as recognize the advantages thereby possessing the desire to achieve this. A manual such as this gives you the determination along with the understanding. It sometimes made me have a good laugh, which hardly took from the importance of the information. The strength and attractiveness of the chapter on emotional intelligence is one thing I believe will remain with me for a lifetime. The strength of friends and community is, without a doubt, awesome!

Possibly the perfect source of knowledge on growing older in one book. Filled with information on exactly how and the reason why we grow older and a comprehensive plan to reduce the signs of aging.

Ought to be mandatory reading for all those people over the age of forty. Think of just how healthy and balanced we could be. In addition hospitals would probably solely be meant for accident sufferers.

This book, even more than almost every other in my view, just might help you know how a great deal of affect you will have over your own personal well-being. By managing your individual lifestyle and diet, you can understand exactly how easy it can be to improve your own personal health. Reading through this book will likely motivate you to explore even more.

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Retired USN "Mustang"(Enlisted to Officer) Officer. World traveler, been to 38 countries.

After retiring in 1994, I kept myself busy traveling as an online web programmer. Maybe you heard of me, Have Web Sites Will Travel? I then retired for a second time in 2010. Recently to keep busy I started a 3rd career, a career dedicated to me. My full time dedication is to my health and fitness. My job is to research everything to do with health and fitness (Yes, sexual health) and everything else related. I workout 6 times a week, closely monitor my diet and nutrition. I have started an online blog dedicated to the health and fitness of men over 60. So you can see I keep myself very busy, a very necessary component of the life extension goal.

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Joshua Halloran

Dr Jonny Bowden’s research on aging is impressive. The core of the book focuses on healthy habits one should adopt to keep himself/herself fit. The contents of the book focusing people over 60 are the most interesting part indeed. I loved reading it.

Daniel Morgan

At a certain point in your life you would do anything to live just a little more.. to spend just a little more time with the ones you love. I believe that doing some changes when talking about your lifestyle won’t do anything bad..


I have never heard of blue zones before, but it seems very interesting. More information on foods and whatever else you can do to feel younger and healthier are always welcome! I am going to check the library to see if I can get my hands on this book.

Tony Clements

This was interesting. I lived in a Blue Zone in Germany that was studied. Most of the original inhabitants of the area were living into there triple digits, the oldest woman passed away at 109, the youngest at 92. Most reached or exceeded 100 with few who reached adulthood dying until well into their 90s. The exceptions of course were during WW2, when American and British bombers often missed Nuremberg and devastated the small farm communities surrounding it. The study concluded it was not the water or unusual properties in the soil or on account of a special diet. I… Read more »


probably the best source of information on aging in a single book. Full of details on how and why we age and a detailed program to slow the aging process. Small, brilliant. If you want live a long healthy life, this book is for you.
Also Jonny Bowden has many other great books on health that I would suggest to take a look.

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