Worth a Read

The Nordic Guide to Living 10 Years Longer: 10 Easy Tips for a Happier, Healthier Life

By Bertil Marklund, MD, PhD.Greystone Books

In this short, practical book, Swedish doctor Bertil Marklund provides a comprehensive guide to lifestyle choices, many of which are inspired by Nordic ideals about engaging in vigorous outdoor recreation, foraging for food such as berries, and getting enough sunlight. Other tips cover topics such as the importance of sleep and the negative impact of stress.We can all make some of the changes outlined in the book without completely rethinking the way we live. By providing sensible and realistic advice, Dr. Marklund gives us the power to make a difference in our own day-to-day lives, today and for the future. As a researcher,professor of general medicine,and specialist in public health, Dr. Marklund has also worked with patients as a medical practitioner for over four decades.