The Little Book of Health

Simple Steps to a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life

  • Imprint: Vie
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • Price: £8.99
  • Publication date: 11 January 2018
  • ISBN: 9781786852342

About the book

How highly do you value your health?

Good health is the cornerstone of a long and enjoyable life. And the good news is you can easily increase your chances of staying healthy for longer by following some simple steps.

Drawing on decades of medical practice, having advised thousands of clients at his central London clinic, Dr Michael Spira brings together dozens of easy-to-follow tips in this clear and concise handbook. Among its many insights, you’ll discover:

  • When high cholesterol can actually mean you’re healthy
  • The truth about artificial sweeteners and other urban myths
  • Whether you really should do 10,000 steps each day
  • How to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke
  • Why snoring is not just a noisy nuisance
  • Whether you should take supplements
  • Simple health checks you can do yourself

About the author

Dr Michael Spira qualified at London’s St Bartholomew’s Hospital and for many years was lead GP in a large NHS general practice. Currently he is Medical Director of the Smart Clinics, one of the most respected private medical groups in London. Besides his many books and articles, he has regularly featured as a guest on national TV and radio.