One hundred and seventy millions Americans are obese. Thirty million are "skinny
fat," not outwardly big but inwardly nutrition deficient. The authors of this book,
both vegans for decades, were among the "skinny fat." After witnessing
accelerated aging, Marilyn Diamond and Dr. Donald Schnell transformed their
health through a radical lifestyle overhaul that most people over 40 will find easy
Young for Life begins with the premise that our bodies are miraculous machines
that have the potential for life-long vitality, sexuality, and youthfulness, and then
shows how to reverse the signs aging through three key life-changing practices:
- Whole food nutrition for vital nutrients that combat genetic aging
- Convenience exercise—6-second techniques of muscle contraction that are the foundation of shaping sexy muscle anytime, anywhere
- Disease-prevention—fighting nutrient deficiency with micronutrient
Marilyn Diamond is living proof that you can be 68 years old and look decades younger. A
healthy living expert, she is coauthor of Fit for Life, which has sold millions of copies. She
collaborates with her husband Dr. Donald Schnell.
Dr. Donald "Rock" Schnell suffered a diabetes-induced heart attack at 55. Doctors gave him up
to five years to live. The Young for Life program is an adaptation of the plan that saved his heart and created his rock-hard body.