By John Robbins
Why perform a little humans age in failing health and wellbeing and unhappiness, whereas others become old with energy and joy?
In this innovative booklet, bestselling writer John Robbins offers us with a daring new paradigm of getting older, displaying us how we will be able to bring up not just our lifespan but additionally our well-being span. in the course of the instance of 4 very assorted cultures that experience the excellence of manufacturing a few of the world’s healthiest, oldest humans, Robbins finds the secrets and techniques for dwelling a longer and satisfying existence during which our later years develop into a interval of knowledge, power, and happiness. From Abkhasia within the Caucasus south of Russia, the place age is attractiveness, and Vilcabamba within the Andes of South the US, the place laughter is the best medication, to Hunza in principal Asia, the place dance is ageless, and at last the southern eastern islands of Okinawa, the trendy Shangri-la, the place humans frequently reside past a century, Robbins examines how the original life of those peoples can effect and increase our own.
Bringing the traditions of those old and vibrantly fit cultures including the newest breakthroughs in scientific technology, Robbins unearths that, remarkably, they either aspect within the similar course. the result's an inspirational synthesis of years of study into fit getting older during which Robbins has remoted the features that might let us to reside lengthy and–most important–joyous lives. With an emphasis on basic, healthy, yet pleasurable fare, and the addition of a attainable day-by-day work out, many folks can adventure nice development within the caliber in their lives now and for a few years to come back. yet probably extra excellent is Robbins’ discovery that it isn't vitamin and workout by myself that is helping humans to reside way past 100. the standard of private relationships is greatly vital. With startling scientific facts in regards to the results of our interactions with others, Robbins asserts that loneliness has extra influence on lifespan than such recognized vices as smoking. there's essentially a powerful necessary energy to like and connection.
“We all have the instruments to dwell longer lives, and to stay lively, effective, and ingenious until eventually the very end,” Robbins writes. Healthy at 100 strives to enhance either the standard and the volume of our closing years–no topic how previous or how fit we'd at present be–and to opposite the social stigma on getting older. After examining this publication, we'll by no means take into consideration age–or life–in a similar means again.
“John Robbins has encouraged thousands of individuals along with his eloquent, transparent, compassionate, and insightful assistance at the route to health and wellbeing and achievement. fit at a hundred might be his most interesting paintings so far. while you are drawn to extending your healthiness span in addition to your lifestyles span, learn this publication! fit at a hundred is a masterpiece.”
–Dean Ornish, M.D., president and director of the Preventive drugs learn Institute, writer of Dr. Dean Ornish’s application for Reversing middle Disease
“This is a remarkably open and heartfelt ebook choked with knowledge and love via a rare guy who has been educating us how you can reside healthier and compassionate lives for over 20 years now. John Robbins has created a brand new imaginative and prescient of getting older for American society.”
–John Mackey, CEO, Whole Foods
“John Robbins is without doubt one of the most crucial voices in the US this day. He cuts via nonsense like nobody else does. He offers wish like nobody else does. His phrases are lifelines for either the physique and soul. This publication can actually retailer our lives.”
–Marianne Williamson, writer of A go back to like and A Woman’s Worth
“Healthy at a hundred is a fabulous mixture of knowledge, desire, braveness, and customary feel. John Robbins offers us being concerned, technological know-how, and inspiration–a appealing nutrition for the heart.”
–Jack Kornfield, co-founder of the perception Meditation Society and Spirit Rock, writer of A course with Heart
“As the low-carb vitamin craze is long past, John Robbins proposes a much fitter process that leads not only to a fit weight but additionally to a pleased and fulfilled lifestyles. fit at a hundred is jam-packed with educated and heartfelt wisdom.”
–Jorge Cruise, writer of The 3-Hour Diet, writer of JorgeCruise.com
“John Robbins conjures up me on each web page. His specific reports and viewpoints have been the explanations i needed him to be in my movie tremendous dimension Me. This booklet purely reinforces my religion in him as a thought-provoking humanitarian.”
–Morgan Spurlock, manufacturer and director of Super dimension Me
From the Hardcover edition.