318 pages / October 2020 / 1,400 yen (w/o tax)
How to increase longevity according to a public health specialist.
★ Being overweight has no impact – New findings in first book by Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology research head
★ 2+ years spent analyzing mounds of dissertation materials and research reports.
★ Longevity key terms are healthy life years and frailty.
★ A weakened composition requires nursing care. Prevent or improve frailty in three steps.
Frailty is a key issue in the world of geriatrics. But what makes something so obvious so very crucial? New discoveries about frailty have revealed ways to prevent or improve it, which in turn increases our healthy life years. Furthermore, an aging society and a declining birthrate are decreasing Japan’s population. Author Kitamura reveals that this has a negative impact on our individual health.
As the social structure changes, we need to change the way we think about health!
Dr. Akihito Kitamura, the head of a world-class geriatrics research institute, shares compelling research and health wisdom necessary to live a long, healthy life!
■ Chapter 0 Age of the 100-year lifespan truths
■ Chapter 1 Aging truths
■ Chapter 2 What creates “dangerous feebleness”
■ Chapter 3 100-year health strategies 1: Change your body
■ Chapter 4 100-year health strategies 2: Change your diet
■ Chapter 5 100-year health strategies 3: Change your lifestyle
■ Chapter 6 How to live in the 100-year era
After learning that bodyweight does not impact longevity, I contacted Dr. Akihiko Kitamura to find out more. It was then that we started detailing a plan for this book. His research data related to the direct impact a lower population has on individual health, and how frailty stands in the way of longevity changed public health and also the way I think about my own health. This is a book for all ages. This is your ticket to a long and healthy life.