EAT WELL, AGE BETTER shows how you can recognize your nutritional shortfalls—deficits that will increase your risk of the degenerative diseases of age, including diabetes, osteoporosis, dementia, macular degeneration, heart disease, and stroke. Backed by the latest research, EAT WELL, AGE BETTER describes in straightforward language how to be your own nutritionist. By taking control of your diet now, and understanding how to optimize it with selected vitamins and other supplements, you can increase energy, strengthen your immune system, maintain a healthy brain, and embark upon your retirement years with vigour and vitality.
Aileen Burford-Mason PhD is an immunologist, cell biologist, former cancer researcher, and author of many research papers published in prestigious national and international scientific journals. For the past 15 years she has had a busy private nutritional practice in downtown Toronto. Known for her ability to take the complex field of nutritional research and make it accessible and practical for everyone, she currently teaches a popular course for doctors at the University of Toronto in the use of diet and supplements for disease prevention. For more information visit www.aileenburfordmason.ca
- Judy Stoffman has been a writer and editor on numerous publications, including the Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, and Canadian Living magazine, and has worked for the CBC News, Ideas and As It Happens on CBC radio. Her essay about aging "The Way of All Flesh" is included in two high school English textbooks used in Ontario.