- The Best He's Found: What product has Dr. Roizen said is "the one I use" to help his patients and readers monitor their RealAge workouts? The Omron HJ-112 Digital Pedometer.
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With much sassy humor (they describe the adrenals as similar in shape to Mr. Potato Head's hat), they give a guided tour of the body's anatomy and major systems (hormonal, nervous, digestive, sensory, etc.) including plenty of fascinating trivia along the way. How often should you get your thyroid level checked? How much gas does the average person produce in a day? And, most important, how many times a year do most people have sex?? Drs. Oz and Roizen know. They also reveal plenty of bizarre (and potentially life-saving) facts such as this: If your earlobe has a prominent vertical wrinkle, it's likely that your arteries are aging faster than they ought to be. If only 8th-grade health class had been this fun.
The docs' main goal in presenting all this info is twofold: first, it's your body, so shouldn't you finally learn how it works? And, second, they want to help teach ways of preserving the body's health and youthfulness. To that end, they've included an "Owner's Manual Diet," a 10-day menu plan designed not for weight loss, but to make you feel "years younger." Its simple recipes are each meant to benefit a certain body system, such as Tomato Bruschetta, packed with the antioxidant lycopene, which has been proven to boost immunity. --Erica Jorgensen
Page 57, "How hard can you work out and how fast can you recover from it?" This tells you how young you are, or how old. Great book, with self-help tips on every page. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Barry Ogston
ok..,.too much information. Would gave preferred a more direct approachPublished 1 month ago by t. prouty
Well done and a companion to the "YOU the Smart Patient".....something worth investing in. Good read!Published 1 month ago by Sandy Hines
Six months ago I was in bed with chronic edema in my feet and ankles. I read Dr. Oz books and watched his show which turned me on to taking moringa 2400. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sherrie Galy
The book is well worth reading. It was not written recently so some information is outdated but it's good practical information to get you on the right track for a healthy life.Published 3 months ago by Carol
I like this book because it gives simple valid information that I can apply to my everyday life. I appreciate the non verbose blah blah blah. The facts nothing but the factsPublished 3 months ago by Zaum B. Waters