Paul Jaminet

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Paul Jaminet, PhD, was an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Paul’s experience overcoming a chronic illness led the Jaminets to develop the views of aging and disease presented in Perfect Health Diet.

Photograph by Seo Jung Sa

Books by this Author

The Ancestral Table
Perfect Health Diet

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "In essentials, unity; in other things, liberty; in all things, charity." (slightly revised from Richard Baxter)

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. On a tropical beach (it is now a rainy December day in Boston!)

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Paul: lover. Shou-Ching: warrior.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Paul: It's still to come. Shou-Ching: Marrying Paul.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Paul: Work that remains undone. Shou-Ching: Not coming to the US earlier.