The following books and web sites are excellent and oriented toward the interests that many of my cosmetic surgery patients may have regarding age management. With all such references, however, you should maintain a critical attitude toward any information that is not scientifically based.
A Week in the Zone, Barry Sears, PhD, Harper Collins, NY, 2000.
The Natural Pharmacy, Schuyler Lininger, DC et al., Prima Publ., Rocklin, CA, 1999.
Prescription for Nutritional Healing, James Balch, MD and Phyllis Balch, CNC, Avery Publ., Garden City Park, NY, 1997.
The Anti-aging Plan, Roy Walford, MD and Lisa Walford, Four Walls Eight Windows Publ., NY 1994.
Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements, Michael Murray, ND. Prima Publ, Rocklin, CA 1996
Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, Michael Murray, ND and Joseph Pizzorno, ND. Prima Publ, Rocklin, CA 1991.
Food Your Miracle Medicine, Jean Carper, Harper Collins, NY 1994.
How and Why We Age, Leonard Hayflick, Ballantine Publ, NY 1996
A Means To an End: The Biological Basis of Aging and Death, William R. Clark, Oxford Univ Press, Oxford, UK, 1999
Why We Age: What Science Is Discovering about the Body's Journey Through Life, Steven N. Austad, John Wiley, NY, 1999
Time of Our Lives, Tom Kirkwood, Oxford Univ Press, 2000
The Clock of Ages: Why We Age-How We Age-Winding Back the Clock, John J. Medina, Cambridge Univ Press, Cambridge, UK, 1997
Age Right, Karlis Ullis, MD, Fireside Publ., NY 1999
The Doctor’s Complete Guide to Vitamins and Minerals, Mary Dan Eades, MD, Dell Publ, NY 1994
Journal of Anti-aging Medicine, Mary Ann Leibert Publ., Larchmont, NY
http://www.nih.gov/nia (National Institute of Aging)
http://www.lef.org (Life Extension Foundation)
http://www.worldhealth.net (Home of the A4M, a controversial organization)
http://www.liebertpub.com/JAA/default1.asp (Journal of Anti-aging Medicine)
http://www.cenegenics.com (World’s largest HGH Clinic)
http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/NACDA/archive.html (World’s largest social science database)
http://www.nature.com (Nature Magazine, November 9, 2000 issue, special section)
http://www.grg.org (Gerontology Research Group, research and statistical information)
http://www.sciam.com (Scientific American Magazine, Summer, 2000, volume 11, #2, special quarterly supplement)
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