Summary of You: The Owner's Manual
An Insider's Guide to the Body That Will Make You Healthier and Younger
Your body, how it works, and how you can live better and longer.
In the words of Oprah’s favorite doctor, Mehmet C. Oz, and his co-author, Michael F. Roizen, “We’re not going to make the science simplistic; we’re going to make it simple.” Their book describes how your body works in understandable, engaging terms and gives you an easy-to-follow strategy for making adjustments that will extend your life and improve your health. Roizen and Oz take you on a tour of your body, beginning with the heart and covering all the organs. They include a realistic diet and workout plan, fun illustrations and answers to common questions. getAbstract recommends this guide to all those well-intentioned people who know they should eat right and exercise more, but want to understand why.
In this summary, you will learn
- How your body works;
- What you can do to improve your health and longevity; and
- How to prevent common ailments proactively.
About the Authors
Michael F. Roizen, M.D., is author of The New York Times bestseller, RealAge: Are You as Young as You Can Be? He is the chief wellness officer at the Cleveland Clinic. Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., is a regular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show. He is the vice chairman of surgery at Columbia University and a director at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
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