Evidence-Based Proactive Nutrition to Slow Cellular Aging

Robert Fried, Lynn Nezin

September 25, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 262 Pages - 21 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138043329 - CAT# K32997


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Details scientific anti-aging strategies and how to prevent premature shortening of telomeres.

Describes the formation of reactive oxygen species and how they damage cells, particularly, mitochondria.

Presents a detailed nutrition program based on the Mediterranean diet intended to keep cell cycling at a normal pace to avert premature aging.

Provides information on ways to combat atherosclerosis, chronic inflammation, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome through nutrition choices.

Discusses endogenous and exogenous antioxidants demonstrating how these prevent accelerated cell cycling.


Research studies involving antioxidants, free radicals, and human health are increasingly important global concerns. Free radicals and oxidative stress are responsible for various diseases including cancer, cardiovascular diseases, obesity, and pulmonary dysfunctions.