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Paul Zane Pilzer is an economist with a vision. Pilzer sees technological advances remaking the way Americans think about health. In his eyes, scientific breakthroughs are ushering in a revolution that will transform our current healthcare system - which Pilzer describes as the sickness industry - into the proactive, lifestyle-based wellness industry. His book describes this revolution in two parts. The first half, which will appeal to a wide range of readers, analyzes the current state of healthcare and advances in biology and cellular biochemistry. In the second half of the book, which takes a more dollar-minded approach, Pilzer attempts to identify business and investment opportunities that will arise from the Wellness Revolution. Thus, heartily recommends this book to both camps: the general-interest reader, and the entrepreneur or investor on the hunt for new opportunities.

In this summary, you will learn

  • One economist’s views on how the food and pharmaceutical industries are undermining the health of Americans;
  • How technological advances are shifting views of healthcare toward proactive, healthy lifestyles, and
  • How to identify business opportunities by recognizing five indicative characteristics of growth potential.

About the Author

Paul Zane Pilzer is an economist, a multimillionaire software entrepreneur, a lay rabbi, adjunct professor, and the author of three bestselling books. Over the past 20 years, he has started and/or taken public five companies in the areas of software, education, and financial services. He has been an economic advisor in two presidential administrations, and is the author of Other People’s Money, Unlimited Wealth, and God Wants You to Be Rich.



From Sickness to Wellness
Everyone wants to be healthy and fit. This universal desire has created an undeveloped market that is on the verge of exploding into a trillion-dollar industry - the Wellness Revolution. People are beginning to become conscious of the importance of wellness, but...

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