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Drop dead healthy : one man's humble quest for bodily perfection / by A. J. Jacobs.

Large Print Book Large Print Book (c2012.)
Description: 529 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, c2012.
3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Gloucester Adult Large Print LARGE PRINT/ 613.2/Jacobs (Text to Phone) Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781410447463 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1410447464 (hardcover)
Contents: Prologue -- Chapter 1. The Stomach -- The Quest to Eat Right -- Chapter 2. The Heart -- The Quest to Get My Blood Pumping -- Chapter 3. The Ears -- The Quest for Quiet -- Chapter 4. The Butt -- The Quest to Avoid Sedentary Life -- Chapter 5. The Immune System -- The Quest to Conquer Germs -- Chapter 6. The Stomach, Revisited -- The Quest for the Perfect Meal -- Chapter 7. The Genitals -- The Quest to Have More Sex -- Chapter 8. The Nervous System -- The Quest to Hurt Less -- Chapter 9. The Lower Intestine -- The Quest to Go to the Bathroom Properly -- Chapter 10. The Adrenal Gland -- The Quest to Lower My Stress Level -- Chapter 11. The Brain -- The Quest to Be Smarter -- Chapter 12. The Endocrine System -- The Quest for a Nontoxic Home -- Chapter 13. The Teeth -- The Quest for the Perfect Smile -- Chapter 14. The Feet -- The Quest to Run Right -- Chapter 15. The Lungs -- The Quest to Breathe Better -- Chapter 16. The Stomach, Revisited -- The Continued Quest for the Perfect Diet -- Chapter 17. The Skin -- The Quest to Erase Blemishes -- Chapter 18. The Heart, Revisited -- The Quest for the Perfect Workout -- Chapter 19. The Inside of the Eyelid -- The Quest for the Perfect Night's Sleep -- Chapter 20. The Bladder -- The Quest to Figure Out What to Drink -- Chapter 21. The Gonads -- The Quest to Get More Balls -- Chapter 22. The Nose -- The Quest to Smell Better -- Chapter 23. The Hands -- The Quest for Magic Fingers -- Chapter 24. The Back -- The Quest to Stand Up Straight -- Chapter 25. The Eyes -- The Quest to See Better -- Chapter 26. The Skull -- The Quest to Not Be Killed in an Accident -- Chapter 27. The Finish Line -- Epilogue -- Appendix A. Guerrilla Exercise -- Appendix B. How to Eat Less -- Appendix C. Five Tips on Treadmill Desks -- Appendix D. My Five Foolproof (For Me, at Least) Methods of Stress Reduction -- Appendix E. The Ten Best Pieces of Food Advice I've Gotten All Year -- Appendix F. How to Live the Quiet Life -- Appendix G. Five Toxins I Now Avoid -- Author's Note -- Acknowledgments

Citation:

Jacobs, A J. "Drop dead healthy : one man's humble quest for bodily perfection." Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2012.

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