The Sober Life.
On this Website you can read
an interesting and useful account by an exceptional man who extended
and improved the quality of his life. You can benefit from Mr Cornaro's
wisdom and add years to your life expectancy, health and
Luigi Cornaro lived near
the city of Padua in northern Italy. Luigi or Alvise Cornaro lived to
the exceptional age of 102. He was born in 1484
His restricted calorie diet enabled his long life despite suffering ill
health in his earlier years.
In his Discorsi Della Vitta Sobria (Discourses on the
Sober Life) he tells us how he achieved a happy and fruitful life
through his discoveries.
He was a clear thinker and an able Engineer; in addition to the
'Discourses' he wrote a treatise on Architecture. A commited didact he
was eager to benefit mankind with his discoveries and ideas.
It was not until the latter part of the 20th Century that scientific
proof of his ideas were produced. Experiments with rats clearly show
that what this remarkable man was saying almost five hundred years ago
is not only true but very relevant to those of us who live in
From a Portrait by Tintoretto
on Luigi Cornaro:- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luigi_Cornaro
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