The Perricone Prescription by Nicholas Perricone
A Physician's 28-Day Program for Total Body and Face Rejuvenation

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Presents a seven-step diet, exercise, topical, and nutritional program designed to rejuvenate the skin and body, citing the factors that cause aging and a host of degenerative diseases while outlining how to improve overall health. 125,000 first printing.

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Nicholas Perricone, MD, FACN, is a board certified clinical and research dermatologist. A brilliant scholar, Dr. Perricone completed medical school in just 2 1/2 years, graduating at the head of his class. He completed his internship in Pediatrics at Yale Medical School and his Dermatology Residency at Ford Medical Center. Dr. Perricone is regarded as the father of the Inflammation Theory of Aging. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Wrinkle Cure (Rodale Reach May 2000). Warner Books published the trade paper edition in May of 2001. It reached # 1 on both the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times bestseller lists March 24, 2002 and remained there for four weeks. Close to one million copies are in print. His PBS-TV special of the same name is one of the top fundraisers for Public Television. Dr. Perricone is certified by the American Board of Dermatology, is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society of Investigative Dermatology. He is the recipient of the 2002 Eli Whitney Award, awarded annually to an outstanding individual for significant contribution to science. Prior recipients include National Medal of Science recipient, Igor Sikorsky, (founder of Sikorsky aircraft) inventor of the first practical helicopter, which established the bedrock upon which today's helicopter industry rests, and Buckminster Fuller, inventor of the geodesic dome -- the lightest, strongest, and most cost-effective structure ever devised. Dr. Perricone holds dozens of US and international patents for the treatment of skin and systemic disease, and for the use of topical anti-inflammatories for reversing and preventing damage to skin caused by age, the sun, the environment, hormonal changes, etc. He is the author of numerous scientific articles documenting the results of his research and is a contributing editor to the peer-reviewed medical journal Skin and Aging and is a member of the editorial board of Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics. He is Chairman of the International Symposium on Aging Skin, an annual meeting in which researchers come together from around the world to share their latest scientific breakthroughs in the prevention of aging and aging skin. Vogue magazine has named Dr. Perricone one of the top four dermatologists in the United States.His latest book The Perricone Prescription, A Physician’s 28-Day Program for Total Body and Face Rejuvenation, is being published by HarperCollins to coincide with the premier of his second television special for PBS-TV, the leading national educational television network, in September of 2002.
Published August 1, 2002 by Collins. 288 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Perricone, adjunct professor of dermatology at Michigan State University and author of both The Wrinkle Cure and The Perricone Prescription, bases his work on a simple premise: aging skin, and other dermatological conditions are the result of inflammation at the cellular level.

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Perricone suggests that inflammation and ageing are linked to each other: “Inflammation, at the cellular level, precipitated by poor nutrition, pollution, sunlight, irritating skin-care treatments and stress, is the single most powerful cause of the signs of ageing.” The Perricone Prescription of...

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Dr. Perricone suggests removing pork, veal, lamb and beef from your diet will help you avoid these harmful proteins, and additionally, lose some unwanted pounds.

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