YOU: The Owner's Manual

Abridged Audiobook

Release Date
July 2005
6 hours 15 minutes
The #1 bestseller that gives YOU complete control over your body and your health.

With new health studies and advice bombarding us every day, few people know much about what chugs, churns, and thumps throughout the miraculous system that is the human anatomy.

YOU: The Owner's Manual challenges preconceived notions about how the human body works and ages, and takes you on a fascinating grand tour of all your blood-pumping, food-digesting, and numbers-remembering systems and organs—including the heart, brain, lungs, immune system, bones, and sensory organs.

In this updated and expanded edition, America's favorite doctors, Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz, discuss how YOU actually have control over your genes. Discover how diseases start and how they affect your body—as well as advice on how to prevent and beat conditions that threaten your quality of life.

There are also 100 questions asked by you, and answered by the experts. For instance, do you know which of the following statements are true?

- As you increase the amount you exercise, the rewards you gain from it increase as well.
- If you're not a smoker, you have nothing to worry about when it comes to your lungs.
- Your immune system always knows the difference between your own cells and enemy invaders.
- The biggest threat to your arteries is cholesterol.
- Memory loss is a natural, inevitable part of aging.
- Stress is the greatest ager, and controlling it changes which of your genes is on.

Did you answer 'true' for any of the above? Then take a look inside. Complete with exercise tips, nutritional guidelines, simple lifestyle changes, and alternative approaches, YOU: The Owner's Manual debunks myths and gives you an easy, comprehensive, and life-changing How-To plan—as well as great-tasting and calorie-saving recipes—that can help you live a healthier, younger, and better life.

Be the best expert on your body!
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Dreadful new-age claptrap. Couldn't get more than 10 minutes into it.

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I'm a registered nurse and I found this book very informative. I would recommend this one. Great simple explanations. Entertaining book as well.

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Sandra Oliver

A good overview of the body and its systems. It breaks down the functions and gives advice in easy to understand language. It is a little hard to write down the suggested foods/vitamins, etc. while you drive.

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Didn't like it very well. It went into too much detail and tended to repeat itself. Was not what I expected.

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most informative and eye opening. will try to follow the supplement suggestions. everyone shud listen to this audiobook for a healthier america. i hope the staff at audiobooks listened to the healthful cd.

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Debra Jones

As far as the material I found it very informative. However one of the Dr's clearly has a speech impediment and sounds like Elmer Fudd thru the whole thing. Not to make fun of anyone's speech but perhaps a different reader would have made the book less comical. I had a few laughs over that.But the book is great.

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Jackie Bozeman

I enjoyed this book very much. I'd heard about this book on Oprah when Dr. Oz talked about his 90 Days Live Longer, Look Younger plan. This book talks about things you can do to make your life better and healthier. I'm planning on trying many of the suggestions. I think if a person really wants to improve his/her life, they will find a way to incorporate many if not all of his and Dr. Roizen's suggestions. Many can be done without too much money.

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There is just plain nothing new here unless you know nothing zero zip nada about health.

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Excellent read. I have ordered the book as a result. Clear and no nonsense desciptions of the bodies interworkings and what to do to live younger.

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This audiobook was good, and full of information that was helpful and useful. The audio portion was monotone, could have used some additional intonations or effects. Overall, an enjoyable book, because of the content.

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