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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (437 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Robbins Narrator: Raymond Todd Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Why do some people age in failing health and sadness, while others grow old with vitality and joy? In this revolutionary book, bestselling author John Robbins presents us with a bold new paradigm of aging, showing us how we can increase not only our lifespan, but also our health span.

Through the example of four very different cultures that have the distinction of producing some of the world’s healthiest, oldest people, Robbins reveals the secrets for living an extended and fulfilling life in which our later years become a period of wisdom, vitality, and happiness. Bringing the traditions of these cultures together with the latest breakthroughs in medical science, Robbins reveals that, remarkably, they both point in the same direction.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Robbins marshals a great deal of excellent data from reputable scientific sources to support his arguments.”

    Roanoke Times

  • “This is a remarkably open and heart-felt book full of wisdom and love by an extraordinary man who has been teaching us how to live more healthy and compassionate lives for over twenty years”

    John Mackey, CEO, Whole Foods

  • “If you are interested in extending your health span as well as your life span, read this book! Healthy at 100 is a masterpiece.”

    Dean Ornish, MD, president and director of the Preventive Medicine Research

  • Healthy at 100 is a marvelous blend of wisdom, hope, courage, and common sense. John Robbins gives us caring, science, and inspiration—a beautiful diet for the heart.”

    Jack Kornfield, author of A Path with Heart

  • “Commonsensical and scientifically sound…readers seeking that elusive fountain of youth would be wise to listen up.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Thought-provoking...highly recommended.”

    Library Journal

  • “Advocates greater respect for the elderly, their experience, and their wisdom in contemporary, youth-obsessed Western culture.”


Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Ronit | 2/15/2014

    " What I loved most about this book is that is speaks to people who commonly say things like, "It comes with aging" when referencing their physical pain and health conditions. We don't have to take that road! :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sheryl | 2/13/2014

    " This changed my view of eating. It strengthened my thoughts on nutrition. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Stacy Ho | 2/11/2014

    " It's fascinating to learn about the longest-lived, healthiest people in the world and the case for a mostly plant-based diet, exercise, and positive social relationships. I appreciate that this book is part of John Robbins' stand for a thriving, just, sustainable way of life for all. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Derek | 2/3/2014

    " Absolutely wonderful synopsis of the entirety of living healthy. It combines about 5 other good books into this single reference (Anti-Cancer, Blue Zones, etc). I enjoyed the first 80% and then the author went on a little bit of a soapbox preach of how government should be doing this or that and left the personal application (skip that chapter and it's 5 stars)... but he wraps up the book well :) Well put together book. "

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About the Author

John Robbins is the author of Diet for a New America, the milliion-copy bestseller that was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and numerous other widely acclaimed books, including Reclaiming Our Health. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Rachel Carson Award and the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award. Groomed to follow in the footsteps of his father, the founder of the Baskin-Robbins empire, he chose a different, more authentic path for himself. The founder of EarthSave International, he is widely considered one of the world’s leading experts on the dietary link between the environment and health. He lives with his family in California’s Santa Cruz mountains.