Foreword by Dr. Michael F. Roizen, Chief Medical Consultant for The Dr. Oz Show and #1 New York Times bestseller author of YOU: THE OWNER'S MANUAL
" Piscatella and Sabbagh] show what's good for keeping your heart pumping keeps your memories and passions alive. They give you a really great plan to follow. This book can help many and hopefully will help you and yours for years to come." -- From the Foreword by Michael Roizen, MD, Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and New York Times bestselling author
"A must-read for those who want to protect both heart and brain--and optimize their health and future." -- Maria Shriver, New York Times Bestselling Author
"Want to help keep your mind sharp? Listen to Dr. Sabbagh, one of the pre-eminent neurologists on the planet." -- Dean Ornish, M.D
"Heart. Brain. Health. This book reveals the latest science on this critical focal point, and provides a plan for you to optimize your heart-and-brain health." -- Mark Hyman, M.D.
THE SCIENCE OF WHY BOTH HEART & BRAIN HEALTH ARE THE KEY TO WELLNESS AND LONGEVITY AND HOW TO CULTIVATE A BRAIN-BODY-BALANCE TO LIVE A LONGER, HEALTHIER AND HAPPIER LIFE.
STRONG HEART, SHARP MIND presents a cutting-edge, science-based program that teaches readers how to develop the habits and lifestyle practices that improve both heart and brain health. Readers will learn how they can prevent or forestall both the nation's number-one killer-heart disease-as well as the affliction Americans fear most: Alzheimer's disease. For the 108 million Americans 50 and over, creating what the authors call the "BRAIN-BODY-BALANCE" through the steps detailed in these pages can also improve quality of life and longevity, by synchronizing the interaction between our two most vital organs.
Joseph C. Piscatella, nationally-known, bestselling speaker and author of countless heart health books, and one of the longest-living survivors of coronary bypass surgery (43 years and counting ) and Cleveland Clinic neurologist Marwan Noel Sabbagh, M.D., one of the worlds's foremost researchers in the fight against Alzheimer's, employ the latest science and recommendations from other leading-edge thinkers and practitioners, to help readers optimize the connection between cardiac and neuro health--a nexus that until recently has been overlooked as a key to wellness and longevity. Together, "No Ordinary Joe" Piscatella and Dr. Sabbagh are poised to guide readers to this new intersection of heart-brain health, and take them through the necessary steps to make that connection between our most vital organs, for optimal wellness--and to protect them against the world's most lethal and feared diseases.
STRONG HEART, SHARP MIND: The 6-Step Brain-Body Balance Program that Reverses Heart Disease and Helps Prevent Alzheimer's blends science and solution in the form of a new, singular heart/brain-specific program and takes readers through the steps necessary to optimal wellness and a longer, happier life.
About the Author
JOHN HANC (New York, New York) is a New York-based author, journalist, educator and runner, whose 14 books cover a wide range of topics, but usually involve people who do extraordinary, inspiring and sometimes crazy things. Among them are the award-winning memoirs THE COOLEST RACE ON EARTH, about Hanc's participation in the Antarctica Marathon; NOT DEAD YET, about Phil Southerland, a Type 1 diabetic and professional bike racer, and the founder of Team Type 1; and THE ULTRA MINDSET, co-authored with champion ultra-endurance athlete Travis Macy. Hanc is a long-time contributor to Newsday, a frequent contributor to the New York Times and Smithsonian magazine's digital edition, and a contributing editor to Runner's World magazine. Over the years, his work has appeared in many other publications, extant and departed. The author lives in the New York City metro area. For more information, visit his website www.johnhanc.com