Steven R. Gundry, MD, is the director of the International Heart and Lung Institute in Palm Springs, California, and the founder and director of the Center for Restorative Medicine in Palm Springs and Santa Barbara. After a distinguished surgical career as a professor and chairman of cardiothoracic surgery at Loma Linda University, Dr. Gundry changed his focus to curing modern diseases via dietary changes. He is the bestselling author of The Longevity Paradox, The Plant Paradox, The Plant Paradox Cookbook, The Plant Paradox Quick and Easy, and Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution, and has written more than three hundred articles published in peer-reviewed journals on using diet and supplements to eliminate heart disease, diabetes, autoimmune disease, and multiple other diseases. Dr. Gundry lives with his wife, Penny, and their dogs in Palm Springs and Montecito, California.
"In The Longevity Paradox, Dr. Steven Gundry upends many long-held
beliefs about aging, debunking common misconceptions and making the
provocative yet persuasive argument that the length and quality of
our lives is a function of the health of our microbiome. Practical,
informative, and hopeful, this book will change the way you think
about aging." -- Mark Hyman, MD, Director, Cleveland Clinic Center
for Functional Medicine and #1 New York Times best-selling
author of Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?
"The Longevity Paradox offers a fresh perspective on an existential question: how can we live a long life and grow old while still enjoying the physical and mental qualities of being young? What Dr. Gundry shows us is not only that it's possible to thrive as we age, but that the power to do it lies in our own hands (or, more accurately, our guts). It's an essential read for anybody who's growing older - which is to say, everybody." -- Arianna Huffington, Founder & CEO, Thrive
"The Longevity Paradox is a well-written, entertaining tour of your generally friendly neighborhood microbiome that will help you learn to live younger and longer." -- Dr. Oz
"We're often told that future scientific research will provide an elixir that will not only allow us to live longer, but live healthier as well. But as Dr. Gundry deftly reveals in The Longevity Paradox, we have those tools in hand, right now, that can open the door to a longer and healthier life experience. This highly empowering text leverages leading-edge research and provides a user-friendly interface enhancing and extending our precious existence." -- David Perlmutter, MD, author of New York Times bestseller Grain Brain and Brain Maker
"In The Longevity Paradox, Dr. Steven Gundry translates the complex science of aging into a clear, actionable plan. If you want to live longer and healthier, this is the best book on the subject." -- Dale Bredesen, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The End of Alzheimer's
"Dr. Gundry has already helped many of the millions of people who are suffering from inflammatory disorders. Now, in The Longevity Paradox, he shows readers how to fend off the inflammation that contributes to disease and decline with age." -- Valter Longo, PhD, Director of the Longevity Institute, USC, and bestselling author of The Longevity Diet
"In his latest, readers will find Dr. Gundry's friendly demeanor, sound advice, and compassionate motivational techniques unchanged as he takes a closer look at the aging process and examines a variety of ways to mitigate the damage done to the body across a lifetime. A proactive, manageable, and practical approach to stemming the aging tide." -- Kirkus Reviews