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. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Paul: David Copperfield. Shou-Ching: Santa Claus

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

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

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Paul: Ronald Coase. Shou-Ching: Francis Collins.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Paul: busybodies who want to organize society for their own benefit. Shou-Ching: scientific fraud and cowardice.