FORMULA FOR LIFE: The Anti-Oxidant, Free-Radical D by Eberhard Kronhausen

FORMULA FOR LIFE: The Anti-Oxidant, Free-Radical D

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Like Dr. Berger (above), the Kronhausens (whose earlier enthusiasm was touted in The Sex People, 1975) have discovered the fountain of youth and found the results of their own self-therapy too good not to share. The Kronhausens base their regimen on high-dose supplements of anti-oxidants and their vitamin co-factors, a formula devised--and sold--by Dr. Demopoulous to attack free radicals, the destructive unbalanced molecules thought to be responsible for aging and a slew of degenerative diseases, including cancers. The Kronhausens also offer a lot of advice on stress, exercise (moderate), and what foods to eat (seaweed, yogurt, legumes) and avoid (from fats and sugars to raw mushrooms and potato skins); and their book, at least three times the length of Berger's and diffuse where his is simple and direct, is crammed with reports of studies and bibliographic lists of sources--but to no particular end. After the initial promotion of Dr. Demopoulos' "micronutrient menu," it seems more and more as if the Kronhausens had gone fishing in a data base and tossed in everything they pulled up.

Pub Date: May 12th, 1989
ISBN: 688-08059-6
Publisher: Morrow/HarperCollins
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