Fortunately we have
a good scientific guide as to what to do - because some people
do achieve active and healthy old age, and there are whole populations
where the incidence of cancer or heart disease is a fraction of
our own in the West. Moreover, our knowledge of how disease
develops and how elements in our diet interact is increasing rapidly.
the relative immunity of the French to heart disease is
due to various components in their diet.
the mono-unsaturated fatty acids in olive oil, the flavonoids
in red wine, and other anti-oxidant compounds such as lutein
in kale and other green leaf vegetables and lycopene in