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Trisha Macnair

Long Life Equation

We're always hearing about things that are good or bad for us, but it's difficult to find out precisely how good or bad. Well, in The Long Life Equation: 100 Factors That Can Add or Subtract Years from Your Life Trisha Macnair gives you something mroe definite to go on.

For each of the factors listed Macnair gives the number of years that it can add or subtract to your life. It's surprising what can affect the length of your life - being married can add 7 years, and even a few stretching exercises each day can add an extra year. Bad posture can subtract two years so - sit up straight.

Of course it is best not to take these numbers too seriously. I worked out that if you did everything right then you could live to be over 250 years old - if anyone does ever live that long then I doubt whether it will have much to do with this book. But it does give a useful indication of the relative importance of the different factors which contribute to your health. You can compare, for instance the dangers of extreme sports with the problems of not getting enough sleep. It's also the sort of book that you can dip into from time to time, and hopefully pick up some useful advice.

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ISBN: 1847734057
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Weight:0.53 lbs
Published: 2008 New Holland Publishers Ltd
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ISBN: 1847734057
Salesrank: 1456894
Weight:0.53 lbs
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Product Description
This title is part of a new series, also featuring The Environment Equation. How long will you live? We are all living longer lives but are they necessarily as healthy as they should be? Our daily choices dictate this. "The Long Life Equation" features 100 factors that can add or subtract from your life.A lively and entertaining book, once you start reading it, you won't be able to stop. So, exercising regularly adds four years to your life and sunbathing takes a year away - well, those aren't particular surprises. But if you're an only child, take five years off your life and if you're short add five.Filled with fascinating facts, "The Long Life Equation" will inspire you to make the necessary changes that will ensure that the pluses will far outweigh the minuses in your life equation.