Prime-Time Health

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  • Copyright: 2010-10-29
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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Twelve years ago, renowned physician and author Dr. William Sears was diagnosed with cancer. He, like so many people, wanted-and needed-to take control of his health. Dr. Sears created a comprehensive, science based,  head-to-toe program for living a long, fit life-and it worked. Now at the peak of health, Dr. Sears shares his program in PRIME-TIME HEALTH. This engaging and deeply informative book will motivate readers to make crucial behavior and lifestyle changes. Dr. Sears explores how to keep each body system healthy and delay those usual age-related changes. Written in Dr. Sears's wise, accessible, and entertaining voice, PRIME-TIME HEALTH is a practical program to help you live your best life possible-pain-free, disease-free, stress-free, and medication-free.

Author Biography

William Sears, MD, has practiced pediatrics for more than 30 years, and is an associate clinical professor at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.-áMartha Sears is a registered nurse, childbirth educator, and parenting and health consultant. They are the authors of more than 30 books and live in southern California.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xiii
How to Read This Bookp. xvii
Are you Ready for Prime Time?p. 1
Invest in Your Personal Prime-Time Health Planp. 3
Understand How Your Body Changes during Prime Timep. 18
Keeping Your Body at Its Primep. 29
Have a Healthy Prime-Time Heartp. 31
Stay Smart and Protect Your Brainp. 61
Be Good to Your Gutp. 85
Improve Your Eye-Qp. 107
Tune Up Your Hearingp. 114
Enjoy Better Breathingp. 121
Be Good to Your Gumsp. 132
Build Better Bonesp. 137
Rejuvenate Your Jointsp. 151
Keep Your Skin Looking Youngerp. 178
Prime-Time Well-Beingp. 187
Eat Well with the Sixteen Superfoodsp. 189
Get More Restful Sleepp. 228
Subdue Stressp. 242
Enjoy Better (and More) Sexp. 259
Prime-Time Health Carep. 271
Practice the Pills-and-Skills Model of Health Carep. 273
Free Your Body of Excess Inflammationp. 283
Lower High Blood Pressure, High Blood Cholesterol, and High Blood Sugarp. 294
Cut Your Chances of Getting Cancerp. 321
Prime-Time Fitnessp. 339
Stay Leanp. 341
Stay Fitp. 370
Stay Safep. 400
The Prime-Time Planp. 411
Put Together Your Personal Eight-Week Prime-Time Planp. 413
A Closing Word from Dr. Billp. 428
Acknowledgmentsp. 429
Indexp. 431
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