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The Okinawa Program: How the World's Longest-Lived People Achieve Everlasting Health--And How You Can Tooby Bradley J Willcox
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“If Americans lived more like the Okinawans, 80 percent of the nations coronary care units, one-third of the cancer wards, and a lot of the nursing homes would be shut down.” —From The Okinawa Program
The Okinawa Program, authored by a team of internationally renowned experts, is based on the landmark scientifically documented twenty-five-year Okinawa Centenarian Study, a Japanese Ministry of health-sponsored study. This breakthrough book reveals the diet, exercise, and lifestyle practices that make the Okinawans the healthiest and longest-lived population in the world. With an easy-to-follow Four-Week Turnaround Plan, nearly one hundred fast, delicious recipes, and a moderate exercise plan, The Okinawa Program can dramatically increase your chances for a long, healthy life
Written by the three principal architects of the landmark Okinawa Centenarian Study, "The Okinawa Program" offers a four-week turnaround plan for diet, fitness, and psychosocial well-being. Includes 100 healthy recipes. 25 line drawings. Charts & graphs.
About the Author
BRADLEY J. WILLCOX, M.D., M.Sc., is an internist and a geriatrics fellow in the Division on Aging at Harvard Medical School. He is also a resident scholar at the University of the Ryukyus in Okinawa, Japan, and a co-investigator of the Okinawa Centenarian Study.
D. CRAIG WILLCOX, Ph.D., is a medical anthropologist and a gerontologist. He is an assistant professor at Okinawa Prefectural University-College of Nursing and a co-investigator of the Okinawa Centenarian Study. The Willcoxes are identical twins.
MAKOTO SUZUKI, M.D., Ph.D., is a cardiologist and a geriatrician. He is on the faculties of the University of the Ryukyus in Okinawa International University. He is the principal investigator of the Okinawa Centenarian Study.
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