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Alternative Ageing: The Natural Way to Hold Back the Years [Kindle Edition]

Suzi Grant
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Book Description

Suzi Grant walks her talk. Now in her fifties, Suzi is the ultimate baby boomer; she lives life to the full and cares passionately about her health. As one of the UK’s leading nutritionists, Suzi has been intensely researching the very latest breakthroughs on natural anti-ageing techniques and in Alternative Ageing she translates the science into a practical and easy plan. There are twelve steps to ageing well, and all work together to keep you feeling and looking young, fit and healthy. Discover which foods contain anti-ageing minerals, what to do to keep your mind fit and alert, and how to help your bones and joints stay supple and strong. The results: put your children, or even your grandchildren, to shame with your levels of energy and vitality.


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About the Author

Suzi Grant is a qualified practitioner and member of the British Association of Nutritional Therapists. She runs two thriving practices in West London and in Brighton, where she lives. As well as running workshops and giving lectures she also writes for a wide range of national magazines and newspapers and broadcasts regularly on LBC, Southern FM and other TV and radio stations. In short, Suzi lives every day to the max and is known by her friends as 'The Naughty Nutritionist', because while she practises what she preaches 80 per cent of the time, the other 20 per cent she is still capable of being a normal human being!

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1316 KB
  • Print Length: 252 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0718148460
  • Publisher: Penguin (29 Jun. 2006)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002XHNMD0
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #294,980 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
Format:Paperback
This is one of the best lifestyle advice books I have read. It's well set out so you can find the information you are looking for quickly and just read the relevant chapter, or you can read the whole thing in one go like I did. Written in plain english, the author doesn't bombard you with lots of impossible to maintain lifestyle changes all at once. By working a few of the suggestions, chapter by chapter, into your daily routine, you will finish the book and realise that you are now doing lots of great things for your health with relative ease. I recommend this book to anyone who leads a hectic lifestyle but wants to look after their health.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
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Excellent book! Easy and interesting to read, with a rich content, simple and pedagogical. Besides, Suzi Grant is courageous, she has no problem in confessing she had this or that health trouble and how she solved them. Not everybody does that. But the best of the book is what it teaches us: so many wonderful and useful things about healthy living in just one book. I have tried lots of products and I have practiced several things I learned by reading it and all went well. I'm grateful to Suzi for having shared her knowledge. What else can I say? For me it's a study book: I have read it 3 times and I keep on remembering what I learned every time I need. This is one of the books that is important in my life, that really made a difference in my life's quality.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Bible about well living! 28 Sept. 2008
Format:Paperback
Great book, very practical. Definitely a book to keep on your bedside table. It's full of wonderful advices on how to live better as close to nature as reasonably possible nowadays. No sophisticated solutions. No impossible to do things. You can use the same oil to cook and to take care of your skin, for instance. You don't need sophisticated drugs to keep old age (in the sense of incapacity) as far as possible. Seaweeds and some other natural things will do the trick. One good thing about this book is that it actually considers the human being as a whole - mind and body. Suzi has a great characteristic, too: we can actually talk to her, because she answers e-mails and really helps. So I congratulate her on the book Alternative Ageing and on her way of being in life: obviously very intelligent!
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very do-able 11 April 2007
Format:Paperback
I found this a really useful book, well laid out and not too complicated.

I like the "super anti-ageing day" section, it brings together all the information in the book. This book covers all aspects; physical and emotional. The resources section is useful, and one of the things I really liked was that I sent an e mail to the author with a query and she replied promptly with a useful reply. This makes the book, and the information in it, more personal somehow. I really like this book, and have incorporated some of it into my life, and plan to do more.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Alternative Ageing: Just what I needed!! 14 Jun. 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I wish I'd had a copy of this when it was first published in 2006.

I have read various books & magazine articles over the last few years about how to try to slow down the ageing process & some things I have tried seemed to work but as most often happens, life gets in the way & we tend to stop doing the things that are hard work for an easy but (as usually turns out) unhealthy life.

I've always been told I don't look my age (at least 10-15 years younger) due to being fortunate enough to have the 'I look younger than I am' gene. However over the years knowing this made me lazy; a lack of sleep, low consumption of water, rounding my shoulders (poor posture), not exercising (loss of muscle) & eating ALL the wrong foods, (especially chocolate) is now catching up with me. I started to look critically at photos of myself & I could see that I was starting to look my age & older.

Born in the 1960's I've now reached the age where suddenly everything is so much harder to do & achieve, such as making sure I get that elusive 7-8 hours sleep each night, making myself exercise regularly & effectively at least 5 days a week & putting down the chocolate bar & picking up & eating that apple instead.

This book however is helping me to keep on doing what I need to do to stay healthy & motivated.

It full of very useful facts & information & is in an interesting easy to read format. It is suitable for any age group but most especially us Baby Boomers. One point of interest is the reference to Linseeds or Flaxseeds as they are often known. I've been including these in my diet for about a year now & they do seem to be helping to improve my digestion & complexion.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An interesting and informative read 15 Oct. 2007
Format:Paperback
I found this book very clear, easy and unscientific to read. I read the book cover to cover but shall definately be using it as a reference book in the future. I've tried loads of things that Suzi has recommended and shall be trying out loads more; her 'top tips' were all very useful. It is not too difficult to include lots of things into your daily life. Alternative ageing is the only way to go! I highly recommend this book if you want to grow old gracefully without resorting to surgery.
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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Book! 5 Aug. 2010
Format:Paperback
I recently turned 35 and also split from my boyfriend this year so I was feeling that I should take more care of my appearance if I was ever going to find someone new!

I bought this book on amazon after seeing all the great reviews from other customers. After reading the suggestions, I decided to give it a try for 3 months and see if I noticed any improvement.

Over the last 2 months I have completely changed my diet, already I've started to notice a difference in my skin, its so much brighter and smoother and even the dark circles I've always had under my eyes are less noticeable. In the past few days, I've noticed the skin around my eyes becoming more plumped which has helped enormously because the skin there has always been very thin and has always had a blue-grey tone unless I can regularly get a solid 8-9 hours sleep which is just impossible! I can't say what has made the most difference because I've changed my habits so much its impossible to say!

I thought the improvements were quite subtle but I could see the difference and had been really happy with the results but recently friends have mentioned that I am looking prettier and that my skin is glowing! But the best thing was when I went out on Saturday night and a man I was talking to thought I was 22! I was so happy and went over to tell my friend who asked another couple of guys to guess my age and they both said 22! I have always looked young for my age but for the past couple of years people have been guessing my age as around 27 or 28 so I was ecstatic to hear that I'm looking that much younger!!

My diet was always quite healthy but for a long time I was stuck in a rut of having toast for breakfast, sandwich for lunch and pasta for dinner.
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5.0 out of 5 stars 100%
100% recommend this seller. Everything better than expected
Published 4 months ago by Mrs. T. Ash
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Thank you
Published 7 months ago by Lana Germanova
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
just what I needed
Published 7 months ago by Mr Victor Clitheroe
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Published 9 months ago by Mazz
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant Beauty Bible!
A woman I know who looks 10-15 years younger than her age told me this was her bible. I bought it and have no regrets, its fabulous, you can dip in and out and use the things that... Read more
Published 13 months ago by Gemma Catterall
5.0 out of 5 stars Well written and informative
Well written and very informative, it's never too late to start to repair the damage we've done to our bodies and Suzy shows you how in a well constructed book
Published 14 months ago by Mrs A M Martyn
5.0 out of 5 stars good book
A very interesting book, one that you can delve into and pick bits out. Suzi has a wealth of knowledge on ideas to keep healthy, and i have learned things such as which foods are... Read more
Published 15 months ago by tracey todhunter
5.0 out of 5 stars A very useful book
A great book to have by any woman. Full of ideas on how to look after your body/ mind. Loads of useful tips on how to grow old gracefully :) I think you can get this book when you... Read more
Published 18 months ago by Mrs. C. Coptu
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Not that impressed with book it was recommended by my friend who had bought it in Scotland while on her hols, just thought there should be more recipe
Published 21 months ago by Mrs Patricia Varty
4.0 out of 5 stars Very halpful book
I just finished reading this book and found it extremely helpful. It explains the ageing process in a very simple way and shows how easy it can be to slow it down.
Published on 3 Dec. 2012 by Francisca
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