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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>
Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal It...
by William W Li

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English

Pages

414

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<b>Discover the new science of how eating can enable your body to heal itself from cancer, dementia, and dozens of avoidable diseases. Eat your way to better health with this <i>New York Times</i> bestseller.</b><br /> <br /> We have long radically underestimated our body's power to transform and restore our health. Pioneering physician scientist, Dr. William Li, empowers readers by showing them the evidence behind over 200 health-boosting foods that can starve cancer, reduce your risk of dementia, and beat dozens of avoidable diseases. This book isn't about what foods to avoid, but rather is a life-changing guide detailing the hundreds of healing foods you can add to your meals that support the body's defense systems, including:<br /><ul><li> Plums</li><li>Cinnamon</li><li>Sourdough breadRed wine and beer</li><li>Black Beans</li><li>San Marzano tomatoes</li><li>Olive oil</li><li>Cheeses like Jarlsberg, Camembert and cheddar</li></ul><br /> With Dr. Li's plan, the foods you already love can be optimized to activate your body's five natural health defense systems--Angiogenesis, Regeneration, Microbiome, DNA Protection, and Immunity--to fight cancer; diabetes; cardiovascular, neurodegenerative, and autoimmune diseases; and other debilitating conditions.<br /> <br /> Both informative and practical, <i>Eat to Beat Disease </i>explains the science of healing and prevention, strategies for using food to actively boost health, and points the study of well-being and disease recovery in an exhilarating new direction.
The Magnesium Miracle (Second Edition)
by Carolyn Dean Md Nd

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English

Pages

582

Publication Date

August 15, 2017

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<b>Now updated with 30 percent new material, the only comprehensive guide to one of the most essential but often-overlooked minerals, magnesium—which guards against and helps to alleviate heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression, arthritis, and asthma</b><br /><br /> Magnesium is an essential nutrient, indispensable to your health and well-being. By adding this mineral to your diet, you are guarding against—and helping to alleviate—such threats as heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression, arthritis, and asthma. But despite magnesium’s numerous benefits, many Americans remain dangerously deficient. Updated and revised throughout with the latest research, this amazing guide explains the vital role that magnesium plays in your body and life. Inside you will discover<br /><br /> • new findings about the essential role of magnesium in lowering cholesterol <br /> • improved methods for increasing magnesium intake and absorption rate<br /> • how calcium can increase the risk of heart disease—and how magnesium can lower it<br /> • a magnesium-rich eating plan as delicious as it is healthy<br /> • information on the link between magnesium and obesity<br /> • vitamins and minerals that work with magnesium to treat specific ailments<br /> • why paleo, raw food, and green juice diets can lead to magnesium deficiency<br /><br /> <i>The Magnesium Miracle</i>, now more than ever, is the ultimate guide to a mineral that is truly miraculous.<br /><br /> <b>Praise for <i>The Magnesium Miracle</i></b><br /><br />“Dr. Carolyn Dean has been light-years ahead of her time when it comes to the crucial mineral magnesium and its many lifesaving uses. Her work is a gift to humanity. I highly recommend it.”<b><i>—</i>Christiane Northrup, M.D.<br /></b><br />“Throughout this volume and with utmost clarity, Dr. Carolyn Dean presents invaluable recommendations—based on the latest magnesium research. Virtually every American can benefit.”<b>—Paul Pitchford, author of <i>Healing with Whole Foods</i></b><br /><br /> “Dr. Carolyn Dean has the best credentials for bringing solutions to those suffering from the hidden magnesium disorders that affect most of us. This book needs to be read by anyone wishing to improve their quality of life.”<b>—Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D., author of <i>The Sinatra Solution: Metabolic Cardiology</i></b>
The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in "Healthy" Foods That Cau...
by Steven R. Gundry

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English

Pages

412

Publication Date

April 25, 2017

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<p>"I read this book... it worked. My autoimmune disease is gone and I'm 37 pounds lighter in my pleather." --Kelly Clarkson</p><p>Most of us have heard of gluten—a protein found in wheat that causes widespread inflammation in the body. Americans spend billions of dollars on gluten-free diets in an effort to protect their health. But what if we’ve been missing the root of the problem? In <em>The Plant Paradox</em>, renowned cardiologist Dr. Steven Gundry reveals that gluten is just one variety of a common, and highly toxic, plant-based protein called lectin. Lectins are found not only in grains like wheat but also in the “gluten-free” foods most of us commonly regard as healthy, including many fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, and conventional dairy products. These proteins, which are found in the seeds, grains, skins, rinds, and leaves of plants, are designed by nature to protect them from predators (including humans). Once ingested, they incite a kind of chemical warfare in our bodies, causing inflammatory reactions that can lead to weight gain and serious health conditions.</p><p>At his waitlist-only clinics in California, Dr. Gundry has successfully treated tens of thousands of patients suffering from autoimmune disorders, diabetes, leaky gut syndrome, heart disease, and neurodegenerative diseases with a protocol that detoxes the cells, repairs the gut, and nourishes the body. Now, in <em>The Plant Paradox</em>, he shares this clinically proven program with readers around the world.</p><p>The simple (and daunting) fact is, lectins are everywhere. Thankfully, Dr. Gundry offers simple hacks we easily can employ to avoid them, including:</p><ul><li>Peel your veggies. Most of the lectins are contained in the skin and seeds of plants; simply peeling and de-seeding vegetables (like tomatoes and peppers) reduces their lectin content.</li><li>Shop for fruit in season. Fruit contain fewer lectins when ripe, so eating apples, berries, and other lectin-containing fruits at the peak of ripeness helps minimize your lectin consumption.</li><li>Swap your brown rice for white. Whole grains and seeds with hard outer coatings are designed by nature to cause digestive distress—and are full of lectins.</li></ul><p>With a full list of lectin-containing foods and simple substitutes for each, a step-by-step detox and eating plan, and delicious lectin-free recipes, <em>The Plant Paradox</em> illuminates the hidden dangers lurking in your salad bowl—and shows you how to eat whole foods in a whole new way.</p>
10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse: Lose Up to 15 Pounds in 10 Days!
by JJ Smith

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

July 01, 2014

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<b>The <i>New York Times</i> bestselling <i>10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse</i> will jump-start your weight loss, increase your energy level, clear your mind, and improve your overall health as you lose ten to fifteen pounds in just ten days.</b><br /><br />Made up of supernutrients from leafy greens and fruits, green smoothies are filling and healthy and you will enjoy drinking them. Your body will also thank you for drinking them as your health and energy improve to levels you never thought possible. It is an experience that could change your life if you stick with it!<br /><br />This book provides a shopping list, recipes, and detailed instructions for the 10-day cleanse, along with suggestions for getting the best results. It also offers advice on how to continue to lose weight and maintain good health afterwards.<br /><br />Are you ready to look slimmer, healthier, and sexier than you have in years? Then get ready to begin the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse!<br /><br /><i>If you successfully complete the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, you will…</i><br />• Lose 10–15 pounds in 10 days<br />• Get rid of stubborn body fat, including belly fat<br />• Drop pounds and inches fast, without grueling workouts<br />• Learn to live a healthier lifestyle of detoxing and healthy eating<br />• Naturally crave healthy foods so you never have to diet again<br />• Receive over 100 recipes for various health conditions and goals
Healing Foods: Eat Your Way to a Healthier Life
by DK

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English

Pages

352

Publication Date

February 18, 2016

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<p>Take control of your life and your health through what you eat with <b><i>Healing Foods</i></b>, an indispensable resource that shows you exactly what foods are best, and how to optimize their super-food potential.</p><p>With more than 200 healing foods, from carrots to clementines, and 150 easy-to-prepare recipes that heal, <b><i>Healing Foods</i></b> empowers readers to practice optimum nutrition, and shows how certain foods can be incorporated into daily life to target specific health issues.</p>
Forks Over Knives-The Cookbook: Over 300 Recipes for Plant-Based ...
by Del Sroufe

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English

Pages

368

Publication Date

August 14, 2012

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<b><i>New York Times</i> Bestseller<br /><br /> A whole-foods, plant-based diet that has never been easier <i>or </i>tastier</b><b>—learn to cook the <i>Forks Over Knives </i>way with more than 300 recipes for every day!</b><br /><br /><i>Forks Over Knives</i>—the book, the film, the movement—is back again in a cookbook. The secret is out: If you want to lose weight, lower your cholesterol, avoid cancer, and prevent (or even reverse) type 2 diabetes and heart disease, the right food is your best medicine. Thousands of people have cut out meat, dairy, and oils and seen amazing results. If you’re among them—or you’d like to be—you need this cookbook.<br /><br /> Del Sroufe, the man behind some of the mouthwatering meals in the landmark documentary, proves that the Forks Over Knives philosophy is not about what you <i>can’t </i>eat, but what you <i>can</i>. Chef Del and his collaborators Julieanna Hever, Judy Micklewright, Darshana Thacker, and Isa Chandra Moskowitz transform wholesome fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes into hundreds of recipes—classic and unexpected, globally and seasonally inspired, and for every meal of the day, all through the year:<br />   <ul><li><b>Breakfast: </b>Very Berry Smoothie, Breakfast Quinoa with Apple Compote</li><li><b>Salads, Soups and Stews: </b>Kale Salad with Maple-Mustard Dressing, Lotsa Vegetable Chowder, Lucky Black-Eyed Pea Stew</li><li><b>Pasta and Noodle Dishes: </b>Mushroom Stroganoff, Stir-Fried Noodles with Spring Vegetables</li><li><b>Stir-Fried, Grilled and Hashed Vegetables: </b>Grilled Eggplant “Steaks”</li><li><b>Baked and Stuffed Vegetables: </b>Millet-Stuffed Chard Rolls</li><li><b>The Amazing Bean: </b>White Beans and Escarole with Parsnips</li><li><b>Great Grains: </b>Polenta Pizza with Tomatoes and Basil</li><li><b>Desserts: </b>Apricot Fig Squares, Bursting with Berries Cobbler . . . and much more!</li></ul><br /> Simple, affordable, and delicious, the recipes in <i>Forks Over Knives—The Cookbook </i>put the power of real, healthy food in your hands. Start cooking the plant-based way today—it could save your life!
Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free
by Susan Peirce Thompson

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English

Pages

306

Publication Date

March 21, 2017

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Bright Line Eating has helped thousands of people from over 75 countries lose all their excess weight <i>and</i> keep it off. Are you ready to join them?<br /><br />In this book, Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. shares the groundbreaking weight-loss solution based on her highly acclaimed Bright Line Eating Boot Camps. Rooted in cutting-edge neuroscience, psychology, and biology, <i>Bright Line Eating</i> explains why people who are desperate to lose weight fail again and again:<br /><br /><b>It’s because the brain <i>blocks</i> weight loss.</b><br /><br />Bright Line Eating (BLE) is a simple approach designed to reverse that process. By working with four “Bright Lines” — clear, unambiguous, boundaries — Susan Peirce Thompson shows us how to heal our brain and shift it into a mode where it is ready to shed pounds, release cravings, and stop sabotaging our weight loss goals.<br /><br />Best of all, it is a program that understands that willpower <i>cannot</i> be relied on, and sets us up to be successful anyway.<br /><br />Through the lens of Susan’s own moving story, and those of her Bright Lifers, you’ll discover firsthand why traditional diet and exercise plans have failed in the past. You’ll also learn about the role addictive susceptibility plays in your personal weight-loss journey, where cravings come from, how to rewire your brain so they disappear, and more. Susan guides you through the phases of Bright Line Eating —from weight loss to maintenance and beyond —and offers a dynamic food plan that will work for anyone, whether you’re vegan, gluten-free, paleo, or none of the above.<br /><br /><i>Bright Line Eating</i> frees us from the obesity cycle and introduces a radical plan for sustainable weight loss. It’s a game changer in a game that desperately needs changing.<br /><br /><i>“Bright Line Eating ushers in an end to cravings, an end to dieting, an end to that constant, exhausting, soul-sucking loop in your head about food and calories and pounds. . . . Living Happy, Thin, and Free is your birthright.” — Susan Peirce Thompson</i>
The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
by , Dallas Hartwig

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English

Pages

435

Publication Date

April 21, 2015

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<b>Over 1.5 million copies sold!<br /><br /> Millions of people visit Whole30.com every month and share their dramatic life-changing testimonials. Get started on your Whole30 transformation with the #1 New York Times best-selling <i>The Whole30.</i></b><br /><br /> Since 2009, Melissa Hartwig Urban's critically-acclaimed Whole30 program has quietly led hundreds of thousands of people to effortless weight loss and better health—along with stunning improvements in sleep quality, energy levels, mood, and self-esteem. The program accomplishes all of this by specifically targeting people’s habits and emotional relationships with food. The Whole30 is designed to help break unhealthy patterns of behavior, stop stress-related comfort eating, and reduce cravings, particularly for sugar and carbohydrates. Many Whole30 participants have described achieving “food freedom”—in just thirty days.<br />  <br /> Now, <i>The Whole30 </i>offers a stand-alone, step-by-step plan to break unhealthy habits, reduce cravings, improve digestion, and strengthen your immune system. <i>The Whole30 </i>prepares participants for the program in five easy steps, previews a typical thirty days, teaches the basic meal preparation and cooking skills needed to succeed, and provides a month’s worth of recipes designed to build confidence in the kitchen and inspire the taste buds. Motivating and inspiring with just the right amount of signature tough love, <i>The Whole30 </i>features real-life success stories, an extensive quick-reference FAQ, detailed elimination and reintroduction guidelines, and more than 100 recipes using familiar ingredients, from simple one-pot meals to complete dinner party menus.
The Plant Paradox Quick and Easy: The 30-Day Plan to Lose Weight,...
by MD, Steven R. Gundry

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English

Pages

288

Publication Date

January 15, 2019

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<p>From bestselling author Dr. Steven Gundry, a quick and easy guide to <em>The Plant Paradox</em> program that gives readers the tools to enjoy the benefits of lectin-free eating in just 30 days.<br /><br />In Dr. Steven Gundry’s breakout bestseller <em>The Plant Paradox</em>, readers learned the surprising truth about foods that have long been regarded as healthy. Lectins—a type of protein found in fruits, vegetables, legumes, dairy, and grains—wreak havoc on the gut, creating systemic inflammation and laying the groundwork for disease and weight gain. Avoiding lectins offers incredible health benefits but requires a significant lifestyle change—one that, for many people, can feel overwhelming.</p><p>Now, in <em>The Plant Paradox Quick and Easy</em>, Dr. Gundry makes it simpler than ever to go lectin free. His 30-day challenge offers incentives, support, and results along with a toolkit for success. With grocery lists, meal plans, time-saving cooking strategies, all-new recipes, and guidance for families and those following specialized diets (including ketogenic and vegan), <em>The Plant Paradox Quick and Easy</em> is the all-in-one resource <em>Plant Paradox</em> fans and newcomers alike need to jumpstart results reap the health benefits of living lectin-free.</p>

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