Living Better Longer

Oct. 24, 2005

Dr. Andrew Weil’s recommendations for maximizing physical and emotional health and happiness as we grow older were welcomed by readers. While some applauded his advice for aging gracefully, others had their own suggestions about diet, exercise, medical aids and the need for effortful mental activity

The excerpt from Dr. Andrew Weil's book Healthy Aging was well presented [Oct. 24]. Weil gave a balanced view of nutritional advice on aging, and I was glad to see someone point out the dubious nature of the antiaging business. Most of what we spend on vitamin supplements and health food represents unreasonable expectations of our ability...

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