BOOK: Real Age

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Wed Nov 22 2000 - 08:41:40 MST

                            Real Age
                 Are you as Young as you can Be?

         44 Scientifically proven Steps that delay Aging
                     Michael F. Roizen M.D.
                       ISBN 0-06-019134-1

Did you Know that:

* Financial stress can make your RealAge 2 to 32 years older?

* The difference between having the ideal blood pressure 115/76-and
high blood pressure-higher than 140/90 can make a RealAge
difference of more than 20 years?

This is another excellent health book, (also a website This book would be an excellent primer for
extropians. Here are his recommendations for vitamins/minerals:

Vitamin C: 600 mg supplement plus 5 servings fruit/vegetables to
           total 1250 mg/day keep it less than 2000mg.

Vitamin E: 400 I.U (I take 800).

Vitamin A: do not take more than 8000 I.U.

Calcium: 1000-1200 mg a day 1200 for female extropians.

Vitamin D: 400 I.U supplement 600 I.U if your over 70.

Folate: 400 mcg (that' micrograms not milligrams). to battle the
        evil homocysteine.

On the subject of protein he recommends no more than 20% of daily
total calories or about 7 ounces a day. You may want to add a
couple while your weightlifting, but only on days you lift.
Excessive protein can cause kidney problems and leach calcium from

He puts the typical calorie requirements for a 200 pounder at 2160
Kcal a day, he recommends 3500 Kcal a week of exercise.

A truly excellent book, it even was a #1 New York Times Bestseller.

Dr Roizen is on staff here at the University of Chicago hospitals,
I may have to look him up.


Extropy Institute,
Adler Planetarium
Life Extension Foundation,
National Rifle Association,, 1.800.672.3888
Ameritech Data Center Chicago, IL, Local 134 I.B.E.W

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