Ray Kurzweil sees the body as an imperfect machine; a mechanical system that is rapidly becoming outdated and in dire need of software and hardware upgrades. He is one of many who believe that the opportunity to live forever will happen in our lifetimes. So what's his plan to do so?
Well, it's actually a complex and multi-tiered system, in which the first tier relies on preservation of the mind and body until biotechnology has advanced enough to reprogram the body to live long enough until the next tier... rinse, lather, repeat until immortality is achieved.
This first step is arguably the most important, especially for Ray, who has age working against him. His plan is one of the most intensive daily supplement regimens out there to keep his mind and body in peak condition.
Quora was able to able to obtain the 77 item list, which is below:
Comprehensive multi-vitamin, Coenzyme Q10, Grapeseed extract, Resveratrol, Bilberry extract, Lycopene, Silymarine, Linoleic acid, Lecithinn-acetyl-cystein, Garlic, l-carnitine, Pyrodoxal-5-phosphate:, Echinacea, Herbs prescribed by Dr. Glenn Rothfeld, B12 shots.
Chromium, Metformine, Gymnema sylvestra.
Policosanol, Gugulipid, Plant sterols, Niacin, Oat bran, Grapefruit powder, Psyllium, Lecithine, Lipitor.
Arginine, TMG, Choline.
Folic acid, B6.
PtC, DHEA, Testosterone, l-3-C, Chrysin, Nettle, Ginger.
Saw palmetto complex
l-theonine, Beta-sitosterol, Phosphatidylserine, Green tea extract.
GABA, Melatonin, Glycerylphosphatidylcholine, Nextrutine, Quercertin.
Lutein, Bilberry extract.
Antioxidant skin creams.
Betaine HCL, Pepsin, Gentian root, Peppermint, Acidophilus bifodobacter, Fructooligosaccharides, Fish proteins, l-glutamine, n-acetyl-d-glucosamine.
n-acetyl-carnitine, Carnosine, Quercertin, Alpha lipoic acid
If you're thinking you want to join Ray in his immortality attempt, here's Ray laying down the logic: