About Jean Carper

Jean Carper is a New York Times best-selling author, contributing editor to USA Weekend Magazine (700 newspapers nationwide and 50 million readers) and a leading authority on health and nutrition. She is the author of 24 books, including “Your Miracle Brain, Miracle Cures,  Stop Aging Now!, Food-Your Miracle Medicine, The Food Pharmacy, Jean Carper’s Complete Healthy Cookbook”—and now, her latest–

“100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s and Age-Related Memory Loss,” which she wrote after discovering that she carries the major gene for Alzheimer’s.

Previously, Carper was a senior medical correspondent for CNN and is a recipient of the cable industry’s prestigious ACE award for a series on brain cancer. She has written more than 200 articles for national publications, such as The Washington Post and Reader’s Digest, and has appeared on numerous television programs, including the Today Show, Good Morning America, and  Dateline.

She received an “excellence in journalism” award for her ground-breaking book, Stop Aging Now! from the American Aging Association, made up of leading researchers in aging.

Carper wrote a popular column on nutrition, EatSmart every week for Gannett’s Sunday supplement,  USA Weekend Magazine,  from 1994 until 2008; she is still a contributing editor, writing health and nutrition articles. 

Her books have been translated into 15 different languages and are sold throughout the world.

She is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, and a recipient of their distinguished achievement award.

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