100 Simple Secrets of Healthy People
Have Learned and How You Can Use It
By David Niven, PH.D.
sitting around a table with a huge group of your happiest, healthiest
friends. They are a highly diversified group: short and tall, slim
and not so slim and all highly intelligent and fun to talk to. The
talk soon turns to health and how each person maintains it. This
conversation is indeed The 100 Simple Secrets of Healthy People.
However, these people have scientific studies to back up their information.
of the secrets are what I would consider well-known or common sense-for
example: No television during dinner. You are so wrapped up in the
program you are watching that you eat mindlessly, filling up before
you realize it. Another hint that I thought was common sense was
to keep healthy foods handy. You eat what is quick and easily available
to you. If it is handy, you are more likely to snack on a carrot
stick than a cookie that you have to run to the store to get.
book is divided into 100 mini chapters which make it easy to pick
up, read a chapter or so and lay down until the next time. The text
is in common terms, indeed like sitting around talking to your friends
instead of a medical tome that you have to strain to understand.
nice things about these tips are that they are not just one person’s
opinions. This is 100 different bits of advice with health studies
to back them up. The format is first the facts and then a theory
about why it works. The book was very easy to read and comprehend.