Chasing Life by Sanjay Gupta
New Discoveries in the Search for Immortality to Help You Age Less Today

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For centuries, adventurers and scientists have believed that not only could we delay death but that "practical immortality" was within our reach. Today, many well-respected researchers would be inclined to agree. In a book that is not about anti-aging, but about functional aging--extending your healthy, active life--Dr. Sanjay Gupta blends together compelling stories of the most up-to-date scientific breakthroughs from around the world, with cutting-edge research and advice on achieving practical immortality in this lifetime. Gupta's advice is often counterintuitive: longevity is not about eating well, but about eating less; nutritional supplements are a waste of your money; eating chocolate and drinking coffee can make you healthier. CHASING LIFE tells the stories behind the breakthroughs while also revealing the practical steps readers can take to help extend youth and life far longer than ever thought possible.
 

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Sanjay Gupta, MD, is a practicing neurosurgeon at Emory University Hospital and associate chief of service at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
 
Published April 9, 2007 by Grand Central Life & Style. 273 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Gupta relies quite a bit here on the vision of inventor and author Ray Kurzweil, who believes that if we can just live long enough, rapidly-advancing scientific achievements may give us the chance to live forever.

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In Chasing Life, Dr. Sanjay Gupta might not tell you how to achieve immortality, but he does offer some sound advice on how to add a few extra years to your life.

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