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.