The Healthiest People on Earth: Your Guide to Living 10 Years Longer with Adventist Family Secrets and Plant-Based Recipes


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Benbella Books
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6.0 X 8.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.75 pounds

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About the Author

John Howard Weeks is a career journalist and longtime columnist for Southern California's largest newspaper group. He is author, co-author, or editor of six previous books (Mojave Desert, Inland Empire, San Bernardino Bicentennial, Choice Words, Dream Weavers, and Window Beyond the World). He has degrees in English literature from the University of California at Riverside and Birmingham University in England. Except for one year in Europe, he has lived for more than 50 years in or near Loma Linda, California, the health-minded community established in 1905 by his great-great-grandmother, Ellen G. White, founder and prophet of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.


A fascinating and important book โ€‹that I hope will inspire many more people to embrace โ€‹optimal nutrition and improve their quality of life.โ€‹

--T. Colin Campbell, PhDโ€‹โ€‹, coauthor of international bestseller The China Study and the New York Times bestseller Whole

With humor and a rich family history, John Howard Weeks brings the basics of Blue Zone living into the new millennium--and right into your own kitchen. By showing how to take the steps to plant-sourced eating and healthy living with ease, along with a fresh 'Happy Home Remedy' punctuating every chapter, Weeks lays the groundwork for creating your own thriving Blue Zone--easily, and anywhere in the world.

--Lani Muelrath, author of The Mindful Vegan, The Plant-Based Journey, and Fit Quickies

In his lively conversational tone, Weeks tells how he fell from health and how he returned. Offering practical tips, remedies and recipes, he also shine light into North America's only Blue Zones in which people live on average ten years longer than others living nearby.

--Jeff Stanford, coauthor of Dining at the Ravens

John Howard Weeks has written a book for people like me- who love life and want to live as long as possible. It's an accessible, practical guide for how to adopt optimal habits and enjoy the process. Easy to read, and easy to do!

--Pamela A. Popper, PhD, ND, president of Wellness Forum Health

I believe that everyone should want to live as healthy as possible for as long as possible. In a compassionate, honest, and articulate manner . . . sprinkled in with brilliant humor and candor . . . author John Weeks, presents in The Healthiest People on Earth, a whole life lesson for us that will serve as a blue print for reaching that goal.

--Nicholas R. Cataldo, author, educator, and San Bernardino County Historian

If you want to learn how to live a healthier lifestyle and perhaps live a little longer, this book will show you how. Thankfully, Weeks' gentle humor makes the whole prospect very easy to digest.

--John Plessel, columnist for The San Bernardino Sun and food blogger for Dine 909

There are many books talking about healthy eating, but reading The Healthiest People on Earth really gives you convincing data that following a vegetarian diet really is better for you. John Weeks has the uncanny ability to make the reading easy and engaging. I guess it's time for me to alter my diet! I encourage everyone to read this life-enhancing book.

--Allan Borgen, food critic and host of TV and radio

Weeks nails it! This important work is the latest in a growing body of evidence, that a plant based diet is the path to logevity and quality of life. A must-read for all who want fewer doctor visits and lower medical bills.

--Robert S, Peterson, MPH, former director of Public Health Education at Castle Medical Center in Kailua, Hawaii