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The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
by Dr. Jason Fung

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English

Pages

308

Publication Date

March 03, 2016

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<div>Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones—in everyone—and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss.<BR><BR>In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps, a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels, Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight—for good.</div>
The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermitten...
by , Jimmy Moore

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English

Pages

304

Publication Date

October 16, 2016

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Thousands of books have been written about the latest and greatest diets that will help people lose weight and improve health. But a key element in any successful nutritional health program is a tried-and-true method that most people haven't thought about—yet it could be revolutionary for taking health to the next level. This ancient secret is fasting.<br /><br />Fasting is not about starving oneself. When done right, it's an incredibly effective therapeutic approach that produces amazing results regardless of diet plan. In fact, Toronto-based nephrologist Dr. Jason Fung has used a variety of fasting protocols with more than 1,000 patients, with fantastic success. In <i>The Complete Guide to Fasting</i> he has teamed up with international bestselling author and veteran health podcaster Jimmy Moore to explain what fasting is really about, why it's so important, and how to fast in a way that improves health. Together, they make fasting as a therapeutic approach both practical and easy to understand.<br /><br /><i>The Complete Guide to Fasting</i> explains:<ul><li>why fasting is actually good for health</li><li>who can benefit from fasting (and who won't)</li><li>the history of fasting</li><li>the various ways to fast: intermittent, alternate-day, and extended fasting</li><li>what to expect when starting to fast</li><li>how to track progress while fasting</li><li>the weight loss effects of fasting</li><li>how to ward off potential negative effects from fasting</li></ul><br />The book also provides tools to help readers get started and get through their fasts, including a 7-Day Kick-Start Fasting Plan and healing liquid recipes.
The Case Against Sugar
by Gary Taubes

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English

Pages

361

Publication Date

December 27, 2016

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<b>From the best-selling author of <i>Why We Get Fat, </i>a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick.</b> <br /><br />Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss; and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.
Clean & Lean: 30 Days, 30 Foods, a New You!
by Ian K. Smith

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English

Pages

232

Publication Date

April 09, 2019

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<p><b>The Instant <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller</b><br /><b></b><br /><b>Eat clean, get lean!</b></p><p>Losing weight <i>can</i> be simple—get back to basics on your plate, harness the power of intermittent fasting for quick results, save time and money, and train your body to move, and the excess pounds will slip away.</p><p>The bestselling author of <i>SHRED</i> and <i>The Clean 20 </i>cracks the code for all of us who live in the modern world where we’ve lost touch with what real food is—and how good it tastes—and what our bodies are designed to do. Dr. Ian wrote <i>Clean & Lean</i> to put what he knows about nutrition and physiology in one place, and to motivate you to:<br />--Use intermittent fasting to discover your optimal eating times each day<br />--Explore clean eating with 30 (!) fresh, real foods that you can combine endlessly for meals and snacks<br />--Try his day-by-day 30-day diet plan that tells you just what to eat, while still giving you loads of options<br />--Get up and move: customized exercise plans for all fitness levels won’t wear you out, but will energize you and accelerate your results<br />--Take off up to 15 pounds in 30 days!</p>
Keto Fat Bombs, Sweets & Treats: Over 100 Recipes and Ideas for L...
by Urvashi Pitre

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English

Pages

248

Publication Date

March 05, 2019

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<DIV><P><B>From the bestselling author of <I>The Keto Instant Pot Cookbook</I>, <I>Indian Instant Pot Cookbook</I>, and <I>Instant Pot Fast & Easy</I></B></P><P><B>Delicious low-carb desserts, baked goods, and other treats for people following the incredibly popular keto diet</B><BR /><BR /> The ketogenic diet has taken America by storm, and bestselling author Urvashi Pitre can attest to its effectiveness firsthand. Following this high-fat, low-carb way of eating helped her lose (and keep off) 80 pounds. Best known for the high-quality and impeccably tested recipes on her blog, TwoSleevers.com, Urvashi here turns her expertise to the snacks and treats that people miss most when they're eating the keto way—quick breads, muffins, pancakes, cookies, cakes, pies, ice cream, and more. Urvashi offers recipes for many classic, high-carb favorites that have been reworked to be “fat bombs,” which help keep your macros in balance, as well as prevent you from craving all the things you usually can’t eat when you're trying to lose weight. Many of the more than 100 recipes require no more than 10 to 15 minutes of prep time, and they taste as delicious and indulgent as they sound—how about Chocolate Peanut Butter Pops, Mocha Cheesecake, or Almond Butter Bombs? She also includes recipes for tasty smoothies, savory dressings, and sauces to round out the collection.</P></DIV>
Simply Keto: A Practical Approach to Health & Weight Loss, with 1...
by Suzanne Ryan

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English

Pages

400

Publication Date

December 12, 2017

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<p>The ketogenic diet, a low-carb, high-fat way of eating, is remarkably effective at transforming people's lives, helping them shed pounds and find relief from common health conditions. No one knows this better than Suzanne Ryan. In her quest to overcome her lifelong struggle with her weight, she stumbled upon the ketogenic diet and decided to give it a shot. In just one year, she lost more than 100 pounds and reclaimed control over her health and well-being.</p><p>Suzanne has shared every detail of her transformation, from the very first days of starting keto to her most recent successes, on her popular blog, Keto Karma, as well as on her YouTube channel and Instagram page. Her first book, <i>Simply Keto</i>, isn't just a cookbook; it's a portal into Suzanne's life and dieting success—how she accomplished the incredible feat of losing almost 40 percent of her total body weight and developed a healthier and more balanced relationship with food. In this book, she shares everything you need to know to get started and find your own success.</p><p>Inside, you'll find</p><ul><li>helpful advice for starting keto</li><li>grocery shopping tips</li><li>keto and weight loss FAQs</li><li>more than 100 easy recipes</li><li>a structured 30-day meal plan</li><li>guidance for living and thriving with the ketogenic lifestyle.</li></ul><p></p>
KetoFast: Rejuvenate Your Health with a Step-by-Step Guide to Tim...
by Joseph Mercola

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English

Pages

205

Publication Date

April 30, 2019

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<b>From Dr. Joseph Mercola, one of the world's foremost authorities on alternative health: a guide to using the principles of ketogenic eating, meal planning, and timing to treat disease, promote weight loss, and optimize health.</b><br /><br />We all know that food is medicine--yet going without food is one of the single best things you can do for your health. Short, doable fasts, when strategically timed, are an incredibly powerful metabolic intervention, dovetailing perfectly with a ketogenic diet to activate your body's fat-burning mode. This in turn can ward off insulin resistance, reduce oxidative stress and inflammation, optimize brain function, prevent neurological problems, support weight loss, and more.<br /><br />In this in-depth yet accessible guide, Dr. Joseph Mercola explores the profound health benefits that result when ketogenic living and well-planned fasting are combined. Topics include:<br /><br />  <b>*</b>  How our food is making us sick and what we can do about it<br />  <b>*</b>  The physiology and mechanisms of fasting, including stem cell activation<br />  <b>*</b>  How the cyclical ketogenic diet--with fasting included--differs from the conventional keto diet<br />  <b>*</b>  How fasting works and how safe it is for you<br />  <b>*</b>  How regular one-day fasts support fat burning and detoxification while minimizing hunger and side effects<br />  <b>*</b>  How to monitor your progress with lab tests<br />  <b>*</b>  And much more<br /><br />"This will be an exciting journey for you," Dr. Mercola writes. "I am beyond excited for you to implement what I consider to be one of the most powerful physical strategies to help you not only recover your health, but also improve it to levels you likely never believed were possible."
How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Preve...
by , Gene Stone

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English

Pages

673

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><b>From the physician behind the wildly popular </b><b>NutritionFacts website</b><b>, <i>How Not to Die </i>reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death.</b></p><p>The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In <i>How Not to Die</i>, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, examines the fifteen top causes of premature death in America-heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, and more-and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches, freeing us to live healthier lives.</p><p>The simple truth is that most doctors are good at treating acute illnesses but bad at preventing chronic disease. The fifteen leading causes of death claim the lives of 1.6 million Americans annually. This doesn't have to be the case. By following Dr. Greger's advice, all of it backed up by strong scientific evidence, you will learn which foods to eat and which lifestyle changes to make to live longer.</p><p>History of prostate cancer in your family? Put down that glass of milk and add flaxseed to your diet whenever you can. Have high blood pressure? Hibiscus tea can work better than a leading hypertensive drug-and without the side effects. Fighting off liver disease? Drinking coffee can reduce liver inflammation. Battling breast cancer? Consuming soy is associated with prolonged survival. Worried about heart disease (the number 1 killer in the United States)? Switch to a whole-food, plant-based diet, which has been repeatedly shown not just to prevent the disease but often stop it in its tracks.</p><p>In addition to showing what to eat to help treat the top fifteen causes of death, <i>How Not to Die</i> includes Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen -a checklist of the twelve foods we should consume every day.Full of practical, actionable advice and surprising, cutting edge nutritional science, these doctor's orders are just what we need to live longer, healthier lives.</p>
Delay, Don't Deny: Living an Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle
by Gin Stephens

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English

Pages

162

Publication Date

December 30, 2016

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Tired of counting calories, eliminating foods from your diet, or obsessing about food all day? If so, an intermittent fasting lifestyle might be for you! In this book, you will learn the science behind intermittent fasting, and also understand how to adjust the various intermittent fasting plans to work for your unique lifestyle. The best part about intermittent fasting is that it doesn't require you to give up your favorite foods! You'll learn how to change WHEN to eat, so you don't have to change WHAT you eat. Are you ready to take control of your health, and finally step off of the diet roller coaster? All you have to do is learn how to "Delay, Don't Deny!" (Delay, Don't Deny, TM)
The F*ck It Diet: Eating Should Be Easy
by Caroline Dooner

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English

Pages

286

Publication Date

March 26, 2019

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<p><strong>“<em>The F*ck It Diet </em>is not only hilarious, it is scientifically and medically sound. A must read for any chronic dieter.” –Christiane Northrup, MD, <em>New York Times </em>bestselling author of  <em>Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom”</em></strong></p><p><strong></strong> </p><p><strong>From comedian and ex-diet junkie Caroline Dooner, an inspirational guide that will help you stop dieting, reboot your relationship with food, and regain your personal power</strong></p><p><strong>DIETING DOESN’T WORK</strong></p><p>Not long term. In fact, our bodies are hardwired against it. But each time our diets fail, instead of considering that maybe our ridiculously low-carb diet is the problem, we wonder what’s wrong with us. Why can’t we stick to our simple plan of grapefruit and tuna fish??? Why are we so <em>hungry? </em>What is wrong with us??? We berate ourselves for being lazy and weak, double down on our belief that losing weight is the key to our everlasting happiness, and resolve to do better tomorrow. But it’s time we called a spade a spade: Constantly trying to eat the smallest amount possible is a miserable way to live, and it isn’t even working<em>. </em>So fuck eating like that.  </p><p>In <em>The F*ck It Diet</em>, Caroline Dooner tackles the inherent flaws of dieting and diet culture, and offers readers a counterintuitively simple path to healing their physical, emotional, and mental relationship with food. What’s the secret anti-diet? Eat. Whatever you want. Honor your appetite and listen to<em> </em>your hunger. Trust that your body knows what it is doing. Oh, and don’t forget to rest, breathe, and be kind to yourself while you’re at it.  Once you get yourself out of survival mode, it will become easier and easier to eat what your body really needs—a healthier relationship with food ultimately leads to a healthier you. </p><p>An ex-yo-yo dieter herself, Dooner knows how terrifying it can be to break free of the vicious cycle, but with her signature sharp humor and compassion, she shows readers that a sustainable, easy relationship with food is possible. </p><p>Irreverent and empowering, <em>The F*ck It Diet </em>is call to arms for anyone who feels guilt or pain over food, weight, or their body. It’s time to give up the shame and start thriving. Welcome to the F*ck It Diet. Let’s Eat. </p><p> </p>

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