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. She has a busy private nutritional practice in downtown Toronto. She currently teaches a popular course for doctors at the University of Toronto in the use of diet and supplements for disease prevention.
Eat Well, Age Better
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.
In an overfed but undernourished society, this book is a powerful and much-needed reminder that we are, indeed, what we eat. Offering advice informed by science and Aileen Burford-Mason's professional experience, Eat Well, Age Better shows how nutrition is an essential foundation of our physical and mental well-being.
[a] small but information packed and extremely useful book...
a wealth of practical information...
In Eat Well, Age Better Burford-Mason pulls together, or rather, 'distills,' many years of personal practice and research into an easy-to-understand guidebook for those curious about where they rank on the spectrum between life expectancy and healthy life expectancy.
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.