The Resource Breaking the age barrier, Helen Franks

Breaking the age barrier, Helen Franks

Label
Breaking the age barrier
Title
Breaking the age barrier
Statement of responsibility
Helen Franks
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DPL
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Franks, Helen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aging
  • Middle age
  • Middle-aged persons
Target audience
adult
Label
Breaking the age barrier, Helen Franks
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published as: Getting older- slowly: your guide to successful ageing
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.195-210) and index
Contents
  • Exercise can change the way your grow old -- The right kinds of exercise -- What's stopping you -- Fourteen excuses for not exercising -- Getting started and staying with it -- Before you start -- Types of aerobic activity -- Playing safe- recognizing and avoiding risks -- Are you what you eat? -- Do we need to worry about vitamins and minerals? -- Eat less, live longer? -- Free radicals & antioxidants- why you need to know about them -- Vitamins against aging- no doubt
  • about it -- Should we be taking vitamin supplements? -- Which supplements to choose -- Minerals for menopause -- Minerals for everyone -- Why fiber is essential -- The protection of fish oil -- Cholesterol, fatty foods and the Mediterranean diet -- Fats for cooking and eating- which to choose -- Drinking and thriving -- Smoke screens -- Summing up- guidelines for the best possible diet -- Tracking down the aging genes -- Hearts and inheritance -- How our past predicts
  • the way we grow old -- Getting the measure of blood pressure -- Heart disease and women -- Menopause and after -- Alzheimer's- a disease still looking for a cure -- Checks on cancer -- Health care as we age -- Body maintenance- the parts that don't have to wear out -- A question of keeping up appearances -- What your shape tells you -- The weight debate- good and bad dieting -- The skin trade- promises, promises -- Body sculpture- everything money can buy --
  • Age-proofing your mind -- Making the memory work better -- Not-so-smart drugs -- Get less stressed -- Beating depression -- A good night's sleep -- Real-life midlife- better than you thought -- Sex and expectations -- Empowered retirement -- The secrets of happiness -- the birthday checklist -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xv, 217 p.
Isbn
9781569750445
Lccn
95061135
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocm35108608
  • CARL035108608
Label
Breaking the age barrier, Helen Franks
Publication
Note
First published as: Getting older- slowly: your guide to successful ageing
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.195-210) and index
Contents
  • Exercise can change the way your grow old -- The right kinds of exercise -- What's stopping you -- Fourteen excuses for not exercising -- Getting started and staying with it -- Before you start -- Types of aerobic activity -- Playing safe- recognizing and avoiding risks -- Are you what you eat? -- Do we need to worry about vitamins and minerals? -- Eat less, live longer? -- Free radicals & antioxidants- why you need to know about them -- Vitamins against aging- no doubt
  • about it -- Should we be taking vitamin supplements? -- Which supplements to choose -- Minerals for menopause -- Minerals for everyone -- Why fiber is essential -- The protection of fish oil -- Cholesterol, fatty foods and the Mediterranean diet -- Fats for cooking and eating- which to choose -- Drinking and thriving -- Smoke screens -- Summing up- guidelines for the best possible diet -- Tracking down the aging genes -- Hearts and inheritance -- How our past predicts
  • the way we grow old -- Getting the measure of blood pressure -- Heart disease and women -- Menopause and after -- Alzheimer's- a disease still looking for a cure -- Checks on cancer -- Health care as we age -- Body maintenance- the parts that don't have to wear out -- A question of keeping up appearances -- What your shape tells you -- The weight debate- good and bad dieting -- The skin trade- promises, promises -- Body sculpture- everything money can buy --
  • Age-proofing your mind -- Making the memory work better -- Not-so-smart drugs -- Get less stressed -- Beating depression -- A good night's sleep -- Real-life midlife- better than you thought -- Sex and expectations -- Empowered retirement -- The secrets of happiness -- the birthday checklist -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xv, 217 p.
Isbn
9781569750445
Lccn
95061135
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocm35108608
  • CARL035108608

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