There may be no such thing as dying from old age. From a study of more than fortytwo
thousand consecutive autopsies, centenarians—those who live past one hundred
—were found to have succumbed to diseases in 100 percent of the cases examined.
Though most were perceived, even by their physicians, to have been healthy just
prior to death, not one “died of old age.” Until recently, advanced age had been
considered to be a disease itself, but people don’t die as a consequence of maturing.
They die from disease, most commonly heart attacks.
From the physician behind the wildly popular website NutritionFacts.org, How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death