The Big Five (Hardcover)

Five Simple Things You Can Do to Live a Longer, Healthier Life

By Sanjiv Chopra, David Fisher

Thomas Dunne Books, 9781250065339, 224pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2016

List Price: 24.99*
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Description

The underlying promise of every exciting medical discovery, diet, and exercise program is the same: do this, buy this, or eat this and you will look better, live longer, and be healthier. But few books can make the promise of this one: if you adapt these five simple, virtually-free suggestions you will live a longer and healthier life, guaranteed.

This is no fad study. Each of the recommendations outlined in this book has been proven by an overwhelming number of tests, trials, and studies to increase health and lifespan. There are no gimmicks, no catches, no ifs, ands, or buts.

Presented by a trusted expert, Dr. Sanjiv Chopra's The Big Five includes easily digestible data and startling results from real studies conducted by reputable universities and involving thousands of subjects. Readers of The Big Five can see for themselves that, without a doubt, these five simple actions offer many more proven benefits than the latest expensive supplements, fad diets, jazzy exercise programs, and state-of-the-art gym equipment.



About the Author

DR. SANJIV CHOPRA is Professor of Medicine & Faculty Dean for Continuing Medical Education at Harvard Medical School, and Director of Clinical Hepatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He has approximately 100 publications and 4 specialist books to his credit. He has received numerous awards including the Excellence in Teaching Award from Harvard Medical School. With Dr. Alan Lotvin and David Fisher, he is the author of Live Better, Live Longer. He lives in Weston, Massachusetts.

David Fisher is the author of more than twenty New York Times bestsellers and coauthor of Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies series. His work has also appeared in most major magazines and many newspapers. He lives in New York with his wife and two sons.


Praise For The Big Five: Five Simple Things You Can Do to Live a Longer, Healthier Life

"This book could have been called 'The Lazy Person's guide to health and longevity!' The research backs up every claim made in the book. The Big Five could very well change your life for the better with very little effort." —Deepak Chopra

"Sage, succinct and easy-to-follow advice on how to live healthier that could alleviate much suffering and save billions in healthcare costs!" —Vikas P. Sukhatme, MD ScD, Victor J. Aresty Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

“Living Well Made Easy! The Big Five are evidence based, easy to do, and critically important for a happy, healthy future."—Frank J. Domino, M.D., Professor of Family Medicine & Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School

“In an engaging and fun style, Dr. Chopra brilliantly elucidates five powerful, proven, and practical prescriptions for good health and longevity. His amazing trove of credible scientific research clearly separates fact from myth. A MUST READ” — Dr. Venkat Srinivasan, CEO, RAGE Frameworks, Inc.

“Dr. Chopra has deftly distilled and spotlighted five critical ingredients for healthy living. He presents a sensible and compelling case that adding these five elements to one’s daily regimen will enhance good health and promote happiness. This is a valuable handbook with a message that touches all of us. Indeed, the practices advocated could extend the life span of many.” —Walter T. Rich, President, W.T. Rich Construction Managers