The Perricone Prescription

Version: Abridged
Author: Nicholas Perricone
Narrator: Nicholas Perricone
Genres: Self Development
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Published In: August 2002
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours
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Overview

We generally believe that lines and wrinkles are an unavoidable part of the aging process. According to Dr. Nicholas V. Perricone, they are actually due to "inflammation" caused by poor nutrition, pollution, sunlight, irritating skin care treatments, and stress. In fact, this type of inflammation is more than just a beauty problem. The production of free radicals that damage the cells and organs in the body also increases the likelihood of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and arthritis.

The good news is, the Perricone Prescription Program can prevent and even reverse these problems. The program will not only produce visible improvement in the skin, it will improve your body's overall health and appearance. Dr. Perricone has developed his own skin care products and recommends other products he believes will help to improve skin tone. By following the Perricone Program of diet, topical creams, vitamins, and exercise, you can dramatically reduce lines and wrinkles and achieve a younger look within three days. You will look and feel better than you ever thought possible. Good health and beautiful skin–an unbeatable combination.

Reviews (4)

enhanced understanding

Written by Anonymous on November 8th, 2006

  • Book Rating: 4/5

It was well worth listening and downloading. I plan to share it with my friends, so they are more aware of food they eat. The book gives you a comprehensive approach to foods, suplements and aging. There was a lot in this book that I heard before, but never really understood how it fits into a bigger picture of diet, health and aging. I'm planning to follow the recommendations of Dr Perricone.

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Written by Debbie Moffitt on November 7th, 2005

  • Book Rating: 3/5

There just wasn't anything to exciting about this book. I didn't take away anything new.

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Written by John Riedl on March 31st, 2005

  • Book Rating: 4/5

I thought the book was so interesting I rented it again for my mother.

Too tough for listening

Written by Anonymous on February 3rd, 2005

  • Book Rating: 3/5

Because of all of the scientific terms and detailed menus, this book is too difficult to listen to - I would recommend reading it instead. The content was good.

Author Details

Author Details

Perricone, Nicholas

"Nicholas Perricone, M.D., FACN, is a board certified clinical and research dermatologist. A brilliant scholar, Dr. Perricone completed medical school in just 2 1/2 years, graduating at the head of his class. He completed his internship in pediatrics at Yale Medical School and his dermatology residency at Ford Medical Center. Dr. Perricone is regarded as the father of the inflammation theory of aging. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Wrinkle Cure (Rodale Reach, May 2000). Warner Books published the trade paper edition in May of 2001. It reached No. 1 on both the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times bestseller lists on March 24, 2002, and remained there for four weeks. Close to one million copies are in print. His PBS-TV special of the same name is one of the top fundraisers for public television.

Dr. Perricone is certified by the American Board of Dermatology, is a fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society of Investigative Dermatology. He is the recipient of the 2002 Eli Whitney Award, awarded annually to an outstanding individual for significant contribution to science.

Prior recipients include National Medal of Science recipient, Igor Sikorsky, (founder of Sikorsky aircraft) inventor of the first practical helicopter, which established the bedrock upon which today's helicopter industry rests, and Buckminster Fuller, inventor of the geodesic dome -- the lightest, strongest, and most cost-effective structure ever devised.

Dr. Perricone holds dozens of U.S. and international patents for the treatment of skin and systemic disease, and for the use of topical anti-inflammatories for reversing and preventing damage to skin caused by age, the sun, the environment, hormonal changes, etc. He is the author of numerous scientific articles documenting the results of his research and is a contributing editor to the peer-reviewed medical journal Skin and Aging and is a member of the editorial board of Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics. He is chairman of the International Symposium on Aging Skin, an annual meeting in which researchers come together from around the world to share their latest scientific breakthroughs in the prevention of aging and aging skin.

Vogue magazine has named Dr. Perricone one of the top four dermatologists in the United States.

His book The Perricone Prescription, A Physician's 28-Day Program for Total Body and Face Rejuvenation, was published by HarperCollins to coincide with the premiere of his second television special for PBS-TV, the leading national educational television network, in September 2002. "

Perricone, Nicholas M. D.

Nicholas Perricone, MD, FACN, is a board certified clinical and research dermatologist. A brilliant scholar, Dr. Perricone completed medical school in just 2 1/2 years, graduating at the head of his class. He completed his internship in Pediatrics at Yale Medical School and his Dermatology Residency at Ford Medical Center. Dr. Perricone is regarded as the father of the Inflammation Theory of Aging. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Wrinkle Cure (Rodale Reach May 2000). Warner Books published the trade paper edition in May of 2001. It reached # 1