We all know that we need to be leading healthier, more active lives but it is all too easy to feel overwhelmed by all the advice, much of it conflicting, about which foods are best for which condition and what we should all be eating on a day-to-day basis. Written by Michael van Straten, one of the leading experts on all aspects of nutrition, "Eat Well Live Longer" explains the building blocks of a healthy life-long diet and how to achieve this amidst all the other demands of a busy life. The particular focus of this book is on the needs and demands of different age groups - The Seven Ages of Life. This central section of this book shows the top ten foods for each stage of life and explains how eating the right foods can help you combat the different problems of each age.The means of doing this is found in the recipes - tasty simple-to-prepare dishes guaranteed to restore you and your family to good health. Unique in its emphasis on making all the essential information user-friendly, this book provides a background to all the necessary nutrients as well as when you need them and how to incorporate them into your diet.