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This Book Could Save Your Life

The Science of Living Longer Better
Narrated by: David Thorpe
Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
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Summary

We all want to be healthier and stronger and live longer, but what really works?  

From stress to saturated fats, HIIT to HRT, veganism to vitamins, This Book Could Save Your Life debunks the fads and explores the real science of better health.

What's the best way to lose weight (and keep it off)?

How can you ensure a good night's sleep?

What are the real superfoods?

How can you minimise the risks of getting diabetes, cancer or Alzheimer's?

And how can you slow the ageing process?   

Cutting through confusing statistics and terrifying headlines, here is the truth about dieting, drugs, 10,000 steps a day, bacon, calorie counting, coffee, dairy, sleep, fibre, hangovers, salt, sugar, cardio, sunscreen, statins, vitamins and much more.   

Full of the latest research and groundbreaking evidence, packed with useful advice, this book really could save your life. 

©2020 New Scientist and Graham Lawton (P)2020 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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Nothing new here. Disappointed.

Disappointed as i was looking for great scientific approach book. A quote from this book ( i hope ive got this right) is:
“When will these drugs be available? Soon, maybe”!
The narrator is wrong choice , 1/2 spot on with confident delivery and 1/2 almost theatrical.
Which sums up the book. If you have access to the internet and 1/2 a brain to distill the rubbish of it, youll probably know everything this book- sorry i prefer to recommend audio books but to me this is a waisted credit

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Some extremely interesting content

This book isn't going to tell you how to live your life, that choice is up to you.

What it offers is unbiased scientific evidence, which at times you may feel that some is contradictory. That's because the author accepts that some things are not yet well enough understood.

This well-written, fantastically narrated book will give you the evidence you need to make your own mind up.