Best Longevity Books
Here you will get Best Longevity Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age
Author: by Sanjay Gupta M.D.
Keep your brain young, healthy, and sharp with this science-driven guide to protecting your mind from decline by neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta. Throughout our life, we look for ways to keep our mind sharp and effortlessly productive.
Now, globetrotting neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers insights from top scientists all over the world, whose cutting-edge research can help you heighten and protect brain function and maintain cognitive health at any age. Keep Sharp debunks common myths about aging and cognitive decline, explores whether there’s a best diet or exercise regimen for the brain, and explains whether it’s healthier to play video games that test memory and processing speed, or to engage in more social interaction.
Discover what we can learn from super-brained people who are in their eighties and nineties with no signs of slowing downand whether there are truly any benefits to drugs, supplements, and vitamins. Dr. Gupta also addresses brain disease, particularly Alzheimer’s, answers all your questions about the signs and symptoms, and shows how to ward against it and stay healthy while caring for a partner in cognitive decline.
2. Lifespan: Why We Age―and Why We Don't Have To
Author: by David A. Sinclair PhD
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Brilliant and enthralling. The Wall Street Journal A paradigm-shifting book from an acclaimed Harvard Medical School scientist and one of Time’s most influential people. It’s a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable. But what if everything we’ve been taught to believe about aging is wrong?
What if we could choose our lifespan? In this groundbreaking book, Dr. David Sinclair, leading world authority on genetics and longevity, reveals a bold new theory for why we age. As he writes: Aging is a disease, and that disease is treatable.
This eye-opening and provocative work takes us to the frontlines of research that is pushing the boundaries on our perceived scientific limitations, revealing incredible breakthroughsmany from Dr. David Sinclair’s own lab at Harvardthat demonstrate how we can slow down, or even reverse, aging.
The key is activating newly discovered vitality genes, the descendants of an ancient genetic survival circuit that is both the cause of aging and the key to reversing it. Recent experiments in genetic reprogramming suggest that in the near future we may not just be able to feel younger, but actually become younger.
3. The Blue Zones Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to 100
Author: by Dan Buettner
Best-selling author Dan Buettner debuts his first cookbook, filled with 100 longevity recipes inspired by the Blue Zones locations around the world, where people live the longest. Building on decades of research, longevity expert Dan Buettner has gathered 100 recipes inspired by the Blue Zones, home to the healthiest and happiest communities in the world.
Each dish-for example, Sardinian Herbed Lentil Minestrone; Costa Rican Hearts of Palm Ceviche; Cornmeal Waffles from Loma Linda, California; and Okinawan Sweet Potatoes-uses ingredients and cooking methods proven to increase longevity, wellness, and mental health. Complemented by mouthwatering photography, the recipes also include lifestyle tips (including the best times to eat dinner and proper portion sizes), all gleaned from countries as far away as Japan and as near as Blue Zones project cities in Texas.
Innovative, easy to follow, and delicious, these healthy living recipes make the Blue Zones lifestyle even more attainable, thereby improving your health, extending your life, and filling your kitchen with happiness.
4. Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life
Author: by Héctor García
Los Angeles Times bestseller*If hygge is the art of doing nothing, ikigai is the art of doing somethingand doing it with supreme focus and joy. New York PostBring meaning and joy to all your days with this internationally bestselling guide to the Japanese concept of ikigai (pronounced ee-key-guy)the happiness of always being busyas revealed by the daily habits of the world’s longest-living people.
And from the same authors, don’t miss The Book of Ichigo Ichieabout making the most of every moment in your life.What’s your ikigai? Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years. Japanese proverb According to the Japanese, everyone has an ikigaia reason for living.
And according to the residents of the Japanese village with the world’s longest-living people, finding it is the key to a happier and longer life. Having a strong sense of ikigaithe place where passion, mission, vocation, and profession intersectmeans that each day is infused with meaning.
It’s the reason we get up in the morning. It’s also the reason many Japanese never really retire (in fact there’s no word in Japanese that means retire in the sense it does in English): They remain active and work at what they enjoy, because they’ve found a real purpose in lifethe happiness of always being busy.
5. 6-Minute Fitness at 60+: Simple Home Exercises to Reclaim Strength, Balance, and Energy in 15 Days
Author: by Jonathan Su
If you want to age gracefully and comfortably, you need to prepare. After the age of 50, our lean muscle mass starts to shrink by 1 to 2 percent every year. Over time, that muscle loss increases our risk of injury from falls and accidents, and it can seriously reduce our independence.
What if you could reclaim your strength, balance, and energy faster than you ever thought possible? What if you had a field-tested approach to exercise that takes only six minutes, twice a day … And what if you could see dramatic results in just 15 days?
In this book, you will learn:A straightforward, science-based exercise plan that only takes six minutes, twice a day and produces consistent strengthening and mobility improvements. Three simple bodyweight exercises that effectively target the muscle groups you need to stay active, prevent falls, and remain independent.
How to design workouts at home that don’t rely on complicated equipment. The seven most important strategies for benefiting from regular workouts. Practical advice and guidance for family members and caregivers helping aging adults with exercise. The exercise program in this book has been tested with thousands of seniors and older adults just like you.
6. Radical Longevity: The Powerful Plan to Sharpen Your Brain, Strengthen Your Body, and Reverse the Symptoms of Aging
Author: by Ann Louise Gittleman PhD CNS
Hachette Go (May 11, 2021)
Welcome to a Radical new view of aging one that defies conventional wisdom and redefines the aging process with resilience, vitality and grace. You’ll discover the most advanced program that staves off the effects of aging, which includes how to release a lifetime of accumulated toxins and deficienciesand how to correct and reverse their effects with targeted foods, critical lifestyle tweaks, peptides and signaling molecules for cellular regeneration.
With her trademark no-nonsense style, Ann Louise Gittleman champions a paradigm shift in which your biology is not your biography. By utilizing epigenetics to slow and reverse many of the most worrisome aging conditions, you can preserve your youth span and enhance your immunity, heart, brain, muscles, joints, skin, and hair.
You can even revitalize your sex drive! Based on decades of experience and research in breakthrough age- defying and restorative medicine, Radical Longevity will forever change what you think you know about aging. Inside you’ll discover: The most essential vitamins, minerals and hormones to reclaim youthful immunity The transformative Radical Longevity Power Plan and 5 Day Radical Reset to soothe the gut and revitalize the liverHow to manipulate your metabolismThe Cinderella mineral to help prevent memory loss and reverse Alzheimer’sHow to make your body produce up to fifty percent more Youth Defying Stem Cells The #1 brain-aging hazard hiding in your home, and how to activate your best self-defenseThe unexpected forbidden food that makes your skin, joints, eyes, arteries, and brain feel years younger and much moreRadical Longevity casts a big and bold new vision of aging that will give you freedom from accepting the limitations that growing older once meant.
7. Eat for Life: The Breakthrough Nutrient-Rich Program for Longevity, Disease Reversal, and Sustained Weight Loss
Author: by Joel Fuhrman M.D.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAs Featured on PBSHow to stay healthy and boost immunity with #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s no-nonsense, results-driven nutrition plan. As a family physician for over 30 years and #1 New York Times bestselling author Joel Fuhrman, M.D.
Will tell you that doctors and medications cannot grant you excellent health or protection from disease and suffering. The most effective health-care is proper self-care and that starts with changing the way we eat. Eat for Life delivers a science-backed nutrition-based program that prevents and even reverses most medical problems within three to six months.
This is a bold claim but the science and the tens of thousands who have tried this approach back it up. The truth is: you simply do not have to be sick. Most Americans are deficient in the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients found in plants (micronutrients), and consume too many fats, proteins, carbohydrates (macronutrients).
The results of this standard diet is that we are not only shortening our lives but damaging our energy, vitality, and daily health by eating packaged and processed foods, excessive meat and dairy, and unsustainable amounts of salt and sugar.
8. The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age (The Plant Paradox, 4)
Author: by Dr. Steven R Gundry MD
From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Plant Paradox comes a groundbreaking plan for living a long, healthy, happy life. From the moment we are born, our cells begin to age. But aging does not have to mean decline.
World-renowned surgeon Dr. Steven Gundry has been treating mature patients for most of his career. He knows that everyone thinks they want to live forever, until they hit middle age and witness the suffering of their parents and even their peers.
So how do we solve the paradox of wanting to live to a ripe old agebut enjoy the benefits of youth? This groundbreaking book holds the answer. Working with thousands of patients, Dr. Gundry has discovered that the diseases of aging we most fear are not simply a function of age; rather, they are a byproduct of the way we have lived over the decades.
In The Longevity Paradox, he maps out a new approach to aging wellone that is based on supporting the health of the oldest parts of us: the microorganisms that live within our bodies. Our gut bugsthe bacteria that make up the microbiomelargely determine our health over the years.
9. The TB12 Method: How to Do What You Love, Better and for Longer
Author: by Tom Brady
The #1 New York Times bestseller by the 7-time Super Bowl champion The first book by Tampa Bay Buccaneers and former New England Patriots quarterback Tom Bradythe 7-time Super Bowl champion who is still reaching unimaginable heights of excellence in his fortiesa gorgeously illustrated and deeply practical athlete’s bible that reveals Brady’s revolutionary approach to sustained peak performance for athletes of all kinds and all ages.
In this new edition of The TB12 Method, Tom Brady further explains and details the revolutionary training, conditioning, and wellness system that has kept him atop the NFL at an age when most players are deep into retirement. Bradyalong with the expert Body Coaches at TB12, the performance lifestyle brand he cofounded in 2013 with Alex Guerreroexplain the principles and philosophies of pliability, a paradigm-shifting fitness concept that focuses on a more natural, healthier way of exercising, training, and living.
Filled with lessons from Brady’s own training regimen, The TB12 Method provides step-by-step guidance on how develop and maintain one’s own peak performance while dramatically decreasing injury risks. This illustrated, highly visual manual also offers more effective approaches to functional strength & conditioning, proper hydration, supplementation, cognitive fitness, restorative sleep, and nutritious, easy-to-execute recipes to help readers fuel-up and recover.
10. Boundless: Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize Your Body & Defy Aging
Author: by Ben Greenfield
Victory Belt Publishing
What if the ability to look, feel, and perform at peak capacity wasn’t the stuff of lore but instead was within easy reach? In a perfect world, you would be able to have it all: complete optimization of mind, body, and spirit.
In Boundless, the New York Times bestselling author of Beyond Training and health and fitness leader Ben Greenfield offers a first-of-its-kind blueprint for total human optimization. To catapult you down the path of maximizing cognition, mental clarity, and IQ, you will discover: How to rewire your skull’s supercomputer (& 9 ways to fix your neurotransmitters) The 12 best ways to heal a leaky brain 8 proven methods to banish stress and kiss high cortisol goodbye 10 foods that break your brain, and how to eat yourself smart How to safely utilize nootropics and smart drugs, along with 8 of the best brain-boosting supplement stacks and psychedelics The top nutrient for brain health that you probably aren’t getting enough of 6 ways to upgrade your brain using biohacking gear, games, and tools How to exercise the cells of your nervous system using technology and modern science Easy ways to train your brain for power, speed, and longevity The ultimate guide to optimizing your sleep, maximizing mental recovery, and stopping jet lag To ensure that you look good naked and live a long time, you will learn: 6 ways to get quick, powerful muscles (& why bigger muscles aren’t better) How to burn fat fast without destroying your body The fitness secrets of 6 of the fittest old people on the planet The best training program for maximizing muscle gain and fat loss at the same time One simple tactic for staying lean year-round with minimal effort A step-by-step system for figuring out exactly which foods to eat 14 ways to build an unstoppable immune system Little-known tactics, tips, and tricks for recovering from workouts with lightning speed The best tools for biohacking your body at home and on the road How to eat, train, and live for optimal symmetry and beauty (& how to raise kids with superhuman bodies and brains) And to help you live a fulfilling and happy life, you will learn: 12 techniques to heal your body using your own internal pharmacy What the single most powerful emotion is and how to tap into it every day 4 of the best ways to heal your body and spirit using sounds and vibrations 6 ways to enhance your life and longevity with love, friendships, and lasting relationships How to biohack the bedroom for better sex and longer orgasms, and the top libido-enhancing herbs, supplements, and strategies The perfect morning, afternoon, and evening routines for enhancing sleep, productivity, and overall happiness 28 ways to combine ancestral wisdom and modern science to enhance longevity, including the best foods, herbs, supplements, injections, medical treatments, biohacks, fasting strategies, and much more The 4 hidden variables that can make or break your mind, body, and spirit The exercise that will change your life forever (& how to reverse-engineer your perfect day) Boundless guides you every step of the way to becoming an expert in what makes your brain tick, your body work, and your spirit happy.
11. The Blue Zones, Second Edition: 9 Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest
Author: by Dan Buettner
Bestselling author, longevity expert, and National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner reports on health, fitness, diet, and aging, drawing on his research from extraordinarily long-lived communities-Blue Zones-around the globe. Buettner has launched a major public health initiative to transform cities based on principles from this book, an updated and expanded edition of his bestselling classic on longevity.
His prescriptions for lifestyle, nutrition, outlook, and stress-coping practices will add years to your life and life to your years. The latest Blue Zone is Ikaria, Greece, where strong, sweet wine, family, and a Mediterranean diet all play a role in longer life.
Also new in this book is a reading group guide, designed for groups to read about, discuss, and implement many of the simple changes advocated for better health. A long, healthy life is no accident. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits.
If you adopt the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are you may live up to a decade longer. Buettner has led teams of researchers across the globe-from Costa Rica to Sardinia, Italy, to Okinawa, Japan and beyond-to uncover the secrets of Blue Zones.
12. Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer
Author: by Steven Johnson
Offers a useful reminder of the role of modern science in fundamentally transforming all of our lives. President Barack Obama (on Twitter) An important book. Steven Pinker, The New York Times Book Review Now also a PBS documentary series: the surprising story of how humans gained what amounts to an extra life, from the bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From As a species we have doubled our life expectancy in just one hundred years.
All the advances of modern lifethe medical breakthroughs, the public health institutions, the rising standards of livinghave given us each about twenty thousand extra days on average. There are few measures of human progress more astonishing than our increased longevity.
This book is Steven Johnson’s attempt to understand where that progress came from. How many of those extra twenty thousand days came from vaccines, or the decrease in famines, or seatbelts? What are the forces that now keep us alive longer?
Behind each breakthrough lies an inspiring story of cooperative innovation, of brilliant thinkers bolstered by strong systems of public support and collaborative networks. But it is not enough simply to remind ourselves that progress is possible. How do we avoid decreases in life expectancy as our public health systems face unprecedented challenges?
13. The Anxiety Check-In: A Guided Journal to Support Your Mental Health and Help You Through the Hard Days (A Daily Wellness Journal for Anxiety Relief and Self-Care, Gifts for Millennial Women)
Author: by Bree Cartwright
An easy mental health journal to find some anxiety relief and conquer the dumpster fire daysRaise your hand if you’ve ever said, “I’m fine” and didn’t actually mean it. Welcome to an exclusive club: you are officially one of over 7.
5 billion people who do not have their mental health totally together (but you’re trying your best). When the bad days happen and you feel yourself running thin, it’s time to turn to a guided journal that will help craft your coping skills, develop some self-care, and discover manageable anxiety relief.
The guided prompts in The Anxiety Check-In ask the simple, honest questions to help sort the thoughts racing through your head. A non-intimidating resource for your mental health, this book will show you how to be happy by covering sections on:Wellness: a handy guide for what positive mental health does (and doesn’t) look like to help you get started and set manageable goalsAnxiety: tips for identifying anxiety, dealing productively with stress and pressure, and saying “yes” to life even when it scares youDepression: advice for weathering the storm and reconnecting with the activities and people that will lift you out of your funkSelf-awareness: face facts and make a plan for the real you?
14. Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit, Sexy, and Smart–Until You're 80 and Beyond
Author: by Chris Crowley
Congratulations, you are about to get younger! Dr. Henry Lodge provides the science. Chris Crowley provides the motivation. And through their New York Times bestselling program, you’ll discover how to put off 70 percent of the normal problems of agingweakness, sore joints, bad balanceand eliminate 50 percent of serious illness and injury.
Plus, prominent neurologist Allan Hamilton now explains how following Harry’s Rules for diet, exercise, and staying emotionally connected directly affects your brainall the way down to the cellular level. The message is simple: Learn to train for the next third of your life, and you’ll have a ball.
15. THE BREATHING CURE: Develop New Habits for a Healthier, Happier, and Longer Life
Author: by Patrick McKeown
NOSES ARE FOR BREATHING, MOUTHS ARE FOR EATING Many people believe that taking a deep breath increases body oxygenation. The opposite is the case. Patrick McKeown, bestselling author of The Oxygen Advantage Imagine a breathing technique that can increase oxygen uptake and delivery to the cells, improve blood circulation, and unblock the nose.
Perhaps it can help open the airways of the lungs, enhance blood flow and oxygen delivery to the brain, improve sleep and bring calmness to the mind. It might even restore bodily functions disturbed by stress, build greater resilience and help you to live longer.
You might think this description sounds farfetched.But it isn’t. The Breathing Cure will guide you through techniques that embody the key to healthy breathing and healthy living. McKeown’s goal is to enable you to take responsibility for your own health, to prevent and significantly reduce a number of common ailments, to help you realize your potential and to offer simple, scientifically-based ways to change your breathing habits.
16. Super Human: The Bulletproof Plan to Age Backward and Maybe Even Live Forever (Bulletproof, 5)
Author: by Dave Asprey
From Bulletproof creator and bestselling author Dave Asprey comes a revolutionary approach to anti-aging that will help you up your game at any age. New York Times Bestseller *Dave Asprey suffered countless symptoms of aging as a young man, which sparked a life-long burning desire to grow younger with each birthday.
For more than twenty years, he has been on a quest to find innovative, science-backed methods to upgrade human biology and redefine the limits of the mind, body, and spirit. The results speak for themselves. Now in his forties, Dave is smarter, happier, and more fit and successful than ever before.
In Super Human, he shows how this is level of health and performance possible for all of us. While we assume we will peak in middle age and then decline, Asprey’s research reveals there is another way. It is possible to make changes on the sub-cellular level to dramatically extend life span.
And the tools to live longer also give you more energy and brainpower right now. The answers lie in Dave’s Seven Pillars of Aging that contribute to degeneration and disease while diminishing your performance in the moment. Using simple interventionslike diet, sleep, light, exercise, and little-known but powerful hacks from ozone therapy to proper jaw alignment, you can decelerate cellular aging and supercharge your body’s ability to heal and rejuvenate.?