The Okinawa Program
How the world's longest-lived people achieve everlasting health and how you can too
The Okinawa Program is
the bestselling book based on the landmark, scientifically
documented, twenty-five-year Okinawa Centenarian Study.
This, the first breakthrough book by the
authors of The Okinawa Diet Plan, reveals the
diet, exercise, and lifestyle practices that make the Okinawans the
healthiest and longest-lived population in the world.
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There is nothing more universal than the desire to slow down the
aging process, to live a long, full life with health, energy, and
independence. The Okinawa Program presents the first evidence-based
program, based on a real population, to show you the way.
Written in a friendly, accessible way by the lead scientists of
the 25 year Okinawa Centenarian Study, this breakthrough book
documents the diet, exercise, and lifestyle practices of the
world's healthiest, longest-lived people and reveals how readers
can apply these practices to their own lives
- Introduces a delicious diet that emphasizes low-Glycemic Index
carbohydrates, healthy fats and proteins, resulting in a
calorie-lite diet that staves off hunger and maximizes fat loss
over weight loss (provides two different eating plans for 4 weeks
with more than 80 outstanding recipes)
- Teaches you how to: get fit using tai chi, reduce stress using
meditation, and bring new meaning into your life by develop your
inner spirituality by doing volunteer work, and building a solid
network of friends and family
"Extraordinarily well written... the major message of The
Okinawa Program is that we can easily adopt the life-lengthening
strategies that have served the Okinawans so well for generations.
The authors pull their key recommendations into a comprehensive yet
doable four-week plan that's meant to get you started. Following
"The Way" isn't a free shot at immortality, but it certainly helps
stack the deck in your favor"
"The Okinawa Program is a very significant contribution to the
science of longevity. Read this book carefully and follow the
recommendations and you will add years to your life and life to
Author of Ageless Body, Timeless Mind and Director of Education,
The Chopra Center for Well Being, La Jolla, CA
Thomas Wolever MD PhD
Professor, Dept of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Toronto
Medical Staff, St. Michael's Hospital, Co-discover of the Glycemic
Index and co-author of The Glucose Revolution.
"You will learn in this scientifically factual and highly
readable book, the general principles of living the Okinawa Way are
not foreign. Indeed, they are highly accessible to everyone and
quite consistent with the latest medical research on healthy
lifestyles and healthy aging" Andrew Weil MD
Author of Spontaneous Healing and Eight Weeks to Optimum
Professor of Medicine and Director of the National Institutes of
Health Fellowship Program in Complementary and Alternative
Medicine, University of Arizona
- Nominated for "Best Wellness Book of the Year," Panel of Media
Experts and the MS Society
- Barnes and Noble Editor's Choice "Top Ten" Non-fiction Book of
the Year, and Amazon.com Editor's choice "Top Fifty Non-Fiction
Book of the Year,"
- Featured on Good Morning America, CBS, Oprah, NPR, the BBC, and
numerous other media and published in over 12 countries