The Guide to a Better YOU
May 13, 2005

It is the key to looking like a “Desperate Housewife” and feeling like a kid. “YOU: The Owners Manual” is taking the world by storm -- Oprah even did a show on this amazing new book -- with tips on everything from preventing cancer to erasing wrinkles.

The book was written by prominent Drs. Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz, who told us, “We wrote this book because we were tired of people being fearful of their bodies."

Not only that, but the book is also a major myth buster. So let's do a little rumor control for your health.

So what about those health tips? Is there such a thing as a magic pill that can cut your risk of cancer, heart attack and stroke? Believe it or not... yes! “It’s called aspirin,” Dr. Oz told us.

But can an aspirin a day actually make you look younger? That’s another yes. “It reduces inflammation right under the top layer of your skin and that makes you look and actually be younger,” Dr. Roizen said.

Should you feed a cold and starve a fever? Well forget what you've heard, it’s a no! “You should eat the same amount all the time, Dr. Roizen advised. “Whether it’s a fever or a cold you'll get better as long as you eat healthy.”

Do men really think about sex more than women? Yes! “Fact, men do think of sex more than women,” confirmed Dr. Oz. “And the data is the same for both: sex keeps you younger.”

The good doctors also have some important diet tips:

“Nine servings of fruit and veggies,” said Dr. Roizen.

Added Dr. Oz, “These are foods you should eat everyday.”

And be sure to include whole grains and nuts daily, like walnuts, which can improve fertility.

So to look younger, feel stronger and live longer, find “YOU” on shelves now.

YOU: The Owner's Manual
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