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DIRTY, LAZY, KETO: Getting Started: How I Lost 140 Pounds
by Stephanie Laska

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English

Pages

133

Publication Date

September 04, 2018

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#1 New Release, #1 Best Seller. Stephanie Laska lost 140 pounds, roughly half of her body weight, by following a ketogenic inspired diet. She figured out the secret to losing weight without the crazy restrictions of a traditional keto diet by following a "dirty" and "lazy" version of keto. <br /><br />Stephanie spent most of her adult life in the Morbidly Obese Class III BMI category. Hovering close to 300 pounds, she avoided booths at restaurants and feared not fitting into amusement park rides. “I once hid my jacket over my lap so the flight attendant wouldn’t see that my seatbelt wouldn’t close,” she admits.<br /><br />It wasn’t until a friend suggested she could continue to drink beer while still losing weight that Stephanie decided to “try one last time”. Any diet that included loopholes for having a cold beer might be worth a try, she reflected.<br /><br />Through trial and error, Stephanie learned how eating a low carb, moderate protein, higher fat diet could finally nudge her weight in the right direction. “This is the weirdest diet ever!” went through her mind every time she got on the scale. Coming from an era of eating FruitLoops© washed down with a pitcher of Kool-Aid©, Stephanie was clueless about the metabolic effects of consuming too many carbohydrates. <br /><br />DIRTY, LAZY, KETO explains the unique diet Stephanie followed to achieve her success. Using humor and simple explanations, Stephanie walks the reader through her personal manifesto for weight loss and maintenance, with helpful strategies and food lists to immediately employ.<br /><br />Stephanie has kept her weight off for five years. She left behind a giant dent on the couch to run twelve marathons, two of which earned her a first-place marathon medal. As part of the chosen "Clean Start Team", Stephanie even ran the New York City Marathon in 2017 as a sponsored athlete from PowerBar©. Her story even appeared in the international publication, Muscle and Fitness: HERS, Spring 2018. More recently, Costco Connection shared Stephanie's story in an article about the merits of an anti-inflammatory diet (January 2019). She is also quoted in a Reader's Digest article about foods to avoid while on the keto diet (January 2019). <br /><br />Stephanie's hope is that the reader will leave inspired and armed with enough information to get started on their own journey of personalized weight loss success.<br /><br />Let’s discuss the goals of this down and dirty mini-guide. By the end, the reader will be able to:<br /><br />*Partner with your physician to set realistic goals based on your current health<br />*Understand the difference between a DIRTY, LAZY, KETO diet and a Ketogenic Diet<br />*Accurately read a nutrition label and count the net carbs per serving<br />*Confidently shop for ingredients that you need to be successful<br />*Stock your fridge and pantry with appropriate foods for cooking and snacking<br />*Prepare quick and easy meals, drinks, snacks, and desserts that are on plan<br />*Strategize ways to prevent dehydration<br />*Recognize and stop efforts at self-sabotage<br />*Have a long-term plan for healthy, sustainable weight loss<br />
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot

Language

English

Pages

450

Publication Date

January 28, 2010

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<b><b>Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne</b><br /><br />#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER<br /></b><br />Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can't afford health insurance. This phenomenal New York Times bestseller tells a riveting story of the collision between ethics, race, and medicine; of scientific discovery and faith healing; and of a daughter consumed with questions about the mother she never knew.
Instant Pot Cookbook for Beginners: 1000 Day Quick and Easy Insta...
by Katie Banks

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English

Pages

Publication Date

December 08, 2018

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<h1>Instant Pot Cookbook for Beginners</h1><br /><h2>The only Instant Pot Recipe Cookbook you need in your Kitchen</h2><br /> <br /><br />New to Instant Pot Cooking? Well, here you will find the detailed instructions summarized to understand the basics of your favourite kitchen tool. Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced user, you will make great use of this cookbook and the recipes in it.<br /><br /><strong><em> </em></strong><br /><h3><strong><em>What will you find it this cookbook?</em></strong></h3><br /><strong><em> </em></strong><br /><ul><br /> <li>A guide for total beginners on how to use the Instant Pot and its basic functions.</li><br /> <li>Delicious recipes organized by Ingredient</li><br /> <li>A fantastic layout that will make you feel at ease reading your cookbook</li><br /> <li>1000 Days of Instant Pot Meal Schedules</li><br /> <li>Instant Pot recipes that work for complete beginners and advanced users</li><br /></ul><br /> <br /><h3><strong><em>An Instant Pot Cookbook for Beginners </em></strong></h3><br />Together with detailed instructions on how to start using your Instant Pot, you will find mouth-watering recipes that are very simple to make. Just get your Instant pot ready and let my cookbook guide y our through the simplified steps required to cook each meal.<br /><br /><strong><em> </em></strong><br /><h3><strong><em>Detailed Nutritional Information</em></strong></h3><br />All meals included nutritional information, which will make it ideal to organize how many serves you want to cook, depending on how many people are going to enjoy the delicious meals included in this Instant Pot Recipe Book.<br /><br />The in-depth nutritional information will be useful also if you are following a diet or simply want to check your daily calorie intake in check.<br /><br /> <br /><h3><strong><em>A wide variety or recipes for all tastes</em></strong></h3><br />You will never get tired of the variety of recipe included in the cookbook, here below you can find some examples, but the diversity and variety are not limited to it:<br /><br /> <br /><ul><br /> <li>Lemongrass Braised Chicken</li><br /> <li>Worcestershire Chicken Salad</li><br /> <li>Portobello Turkey Legs</li><br /> <li>Turkey with Spinach and Mushrooms</li><br /> <li>Popeye Frittata</li><br /> <li>Ultimate Breakfast Platter</li><br /> <li>Lamb Chops in Masala Sauce</li><br /> <li>Tilapia and Shrimp Paella</li><br /> <li>Parma Lemon Fish</li><br /> <li>Hungarian Beef Goulash</li><br /> <li>Garlic Beef Steaks</li><br /> <li>Lebanese Zucchini Shakshuka</li><br /> <li>Cottage Berry Pancake</li><br /></ul><br /> <br /><br />I hope you will enjoy this ideal Instant Pot Cookbook for Instant Pot Beginners and Advance users.<br /><br /> <br /><br />Now… get to the kitchen and start cooking!<br />
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
by Kate Moore

Language

English

Pages

496

Publication Date

April 18, 2017

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<p><strong>A<em> New York Times</em>, <em>USA Today, </em>and<em> Wall Street Journal</em> Bestseller!</strong><br /><strong>Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf Bookclub Selection - May/June 2018 </strong></p><p>"<strong>the glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still</strong>."—NPR Books </p><p><em>The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark danger</em></p><p>The Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular new element shines bright in the otherwise dark years of the First World War.</p><p>Meanwhile, hundreds of girls toil amidst the glowing dust of the radium-dial factories. The glittering chemical covers their bodies from head to toe; they light up the night like industrious fireflies. With such a coveted job, these "shining girls" are the luckiest alive — until they begin to fall mysteriously ill.</p><p>But the factories that once offered golden opportunities are now ignoring all claims of the gruesome side effects, and the women's cries of corruption. And as the fatal poison of the radium takes hold, the brave shining girls find themselves embroiled in one of the biggest scandals of America's early 20th century, and in a groundbreaking battle for workers' rights that will echo for centuries to come. </p><p>Written with a sparkling voice and breakneck pace, <em>The Radium Girls</em> fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the "wonder" substance of radium, and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances. Their courage and tenacity led to life-changing regulations, research into nuclear bombing, and ultimately saved hundreds of thousands of lives...</p>
Heart: A History
by Sandeep Jauhar

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

September 18, 2018

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<p><b>The bestselling author of <i>Intern</i> and <i>Doctored</i> tells the story of the thing that makes us tick</b></p><p>For centuries, the human heart seemed beyond our understanding: an inscrutable shuddering mass that was somehow the driver of emotion and the seat of the soul. As the cardiologist and bestselling author Sandeep Jauhar shows in <i>Heart: A History</i>, it was only recently that we demolished age-old taboos and devised the transformative procedures that have changed the way we live.</p><p>Deftly alternating between key historical episodes and his own work, Jauhar tells the colorful and little-known story of the doctors who risked their careers and the patients who risked their lives to know and heal our most vital organ. He introduces us to Daniel Hale Williams, the African American doctor who performed the world’s first open heart surgery in Gilded Age Chicago. We meet C. Walton Lillehei, who connected a patient’s circulatory system to a healthy donor’s, paving the way for the heart-lung machine. And we encounter Wilson Greatbatch, who saved millions by inventing the pacemaker—by accident. Jauhar deftly braids these tales of discovery, hubris, and sorrow with moving accounts of his family’s history of heart ailments and the patients he’s treated over many years. He also confronts the limits of medical technology, arguing that future progress will depend more on how we choose to live than on the devices we invent. Affecting, engaging, and beautifully written, <i>Heart: A History </i>takes the full measure of the only organ that can move itself.</p>
Instant Pot Cookbook: Healthy 500 Quick & Easy Days of Instant Po...
by Katie Banks

Language

English

Pages

190

Publication Date

November 14, 2018

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<h1><strong>Full Colour Instant Pot Cookbook:</strong></h1><br /><h1><strong>Healthy 500 Days of Instant Pot Healthy Recipes</strong></h1><br /> <br /><br />I have put together an exceptional collection of<strong> FULL COLOUR</strong> Healthy Instant Pot Recipes.<br /><br />Oh yes. We all love our Instant Pot. It makes our lives so easy, just drop the ingredients, select the right setting… and off you go. Worry-free right?<br /><br />What if I told you, now you must worry EVEN LESS… How is that possible?<br /><br /> <br /><br /><strong>This is what is included in Instant Pot Cookbook: Healthy 500 Days of Instant Pot Recipes</strong><br /><br /> <br /><br />• <strong>FULL COLOUR</strong> Quick & Easy recipes that are good for your health. Guaranteed.<br /><br />• <em><strong>Beautiful layout</strong></em>: Easy to follow recipes with all the info you need, including replacement for certain ingredients<br /><br />• <strong><em>Nutritional information</em></strong>, number of serves and recipes organised by ingredients.<br /><br />• <strong><em>500 DAYS</em></strong> of healthy Instant Pot meal schedules at the end of the book that will allow you to cook non-stop, tailored to your dietary needs.<br /><br />• <strong><em>Bespoke Dietary Needs Information</em></strong> on how to it right, should you choose to follow one of the included diets.<br /><br />• <strong><em>Detailed guidelines</em></strong> and tips on how to cook and improve further cooking the recipes.<br /><br />• <strong><em>Wide range of recipes</em></strong> including all types of cuisines that will satisfy the most demanding tastes.<br /><br /> <br /><br /><strong>A before and after in Instant Pot Cooking</strong><br /><br />Well, taking care of our health while enjoying our meals is a concern that sooner or later, we all have.<br /><br />You will be able to enjoy delicious recipes and keep your weight in check! How good is that?<br /><br />If you like the idea of enjoying good meals every day while staying healthy, this is your book.<br /><br /> <br /><br /><strong>Why is this Instant Pot Cookbook better than any other in the market?</strong><br /><br /> <br /><br />The books you will usually find in amazon fall into these two categories:<br /><br /> <br /><br />• <strong><em>Cheap self-published cookbooks</em></strong>: including NO PICTURES, no dietary information, no tips, and missing steps in the preparation process.<br /><br />• <em><strong>The Typical Best Sellers</strong></em>: These will draw your attention and will have pictures in the first pages, although most of the times not for every single recipe. Loads of broad advice, but nothing fulfilling.<br /><br /> <br /><br /><strong><em>Instead</em></strong> with this cookbook <strong><em>you are getting</em></strong>:<br /><br /> <br /><br />• <em><strong>Full colour</strong></em> pictures for <strong>EVERY RECIPE</strong>. Not even one missing having to figure out how to make it look!<br /><br />• Detailed Information for <strong><em>ALL MEALS</em></strong>: Nothing missing, all straight to the point, no fluff, no blurb no redundant stuff.<br /><br /> <br /><br />Then my question is, if you like Instant Pot Cooking and staying healthy…<br /><br /><strong><em>What are you waiting for???</em></strong>
The Gene: An Intimate History
by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Language

English

Pages

609

Publication Date

May 17, 2016

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<b>The #1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> Bestseller</b><BR> <b>A <i>New York Times</i> Notable Book<BR> A <i>Washington Post</i> and <i>Seattle Times</i> Best Book of the Year</b><BR> <BR><b>From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of <i>The Emperor of All Maladies</i>—a fascinating history of the gene and “a magisterial account of how human minds have laboriously, ingeniously picked apart what makes us tick” (<i>Elle</i>).</b><BR><BR>“Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee dazzled readers with his Pulitzer Prize-winning <i>The Emperor of All Maladies</i> in 2010. That achievement was evidently just a warm-up for his virtuoso performance in <i>The Gene: An Intimate History</i>, in which he braids science, history, and memoir into an epic with all the range and biblical thunder of <i>Paradise Lost</i>” (<i>The New York Times</i>). In this biography Mukherjee brings to life the quest to understand human heredity and its surprising influence on our lives, personalities, identities, fates, and choices.<BR> <BR>“Mukherjee expresses abstract intellectual ideas through emotional stories…[and] swaddles his medical rigor with rhapsodic tenderness, surprising vulnerability, and occasional flashes of pure poetry” (<i>The Washington Post</i>). Throughout, the story of Mukherjee’s own family—with its tragic and bewildering history of mental illness—reminds us of the questions that hang over our ability to translate the science of genetics from the laboratory to the real world. In riveting and dramatic prose, he describes the centuries of research and experimentation—from Aristotle and Pythagoras to Mendel and Darwin, from Boveri and Morgan to Crick, Watson and Franklin, all the way through the revolutionary twenty-first century innovators who mapped the human genome.<BR> <BR>“A fascinating and often sobering history of how humans came to understand the roles of genes in making us who we are—and what our manipulation of those genes might mean for our future” (<i>Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel</i>), <i>The Gene</i> is the revelatory and magisterial history of a scientific idea coming to life, the most crucial science of our time, intimately explained by a master. “<i>The Gene</i> is a book we all should read” (<i>USA TODAY</i>).
The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly...
by Lindsey Fitzharris

Language

English

Pages

284

Publication Date

October 17, 2017

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<p><b>Winner, 2018 PEN/E.O. Wilson Prize for Literary Science Writing</b><br /><b>Short-listed for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize</b><br /><b>A Top 10 Science Book of Fall 2017, <i>Publishers Weekly</i></b><br /><b>A Best History Book of 2017, </b><b><i>The Guardian</i> </b></p><p><b>"Warning: She spares no detail!" —Erik Larson, bestselling author of <i>Dead Wake</i> </b></p><p>In <i>The Butchering Art</i>, the historian Lindsey Fitzharris reveals the shocking world of nineteenth-century surgery and shows how it was transformed by advances made in germ theory and antiseptics between 1860 and 1875. She conjures up early operating theaters—no place for the squeamish—and surgeons, who, working before anesthesia, were lauded for their speed and brute strength. These pioneers knew that the aftermath of surgery was often more dangerous than patients’ afflictions, and they were baffled by the persistent infections that kept mortality rates stubbornly high. At a time when surgery couldn’t have been more hazardous, an unlikely figure stepped forward: a young, melancholy Quaker surgeon named Joseph Lister, who would solve the riddle and change the course of history.</p><p>Fitzharris dramatically reconstructs Lister’s career path to his audacious claim that germs were the source of all infection and could be countered by a sterilizing agent applied to wounds. She introduces us to Lister’s contemporaries—some of them brilliant, some outright criminal—and leads us through the grimy schools and squalid hospitals where they learned their art, the dead houses where they studied, and the cemeteries they ransacked for cadavers.</p><p>Eerie and illuminating, <i>The Butchering Art</i> celebrates the triumph of a visionary surgeon whose quest to unite science and medicine delivered us into the modern world.</p>
Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program that Works
by , Elyse Resch

Language

English

Pages

369

Publication Date

August 07, 2012

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<p>First published in 1995, <i>Intuitive Eating </i>has become the go-to book on rebuilding a healthy body image and making peace with food. We've all been there—angry with ourselves for overeating, for our lack of willpower, for failing at yet another diet. But the problem is not us; it's that dieting, with its emphasis on rules and regulations, has stopped us from listening to our bodies. Written by two prominent nutritionists, <i>Intuitive Eating </i>will teach you: </p><p>• How to reject diet mentality forever </p><p>• How our three Eating Personalities define our eating difficulties </p><p>• How to find satisfaction in your eating </p><p>• How to feel your feelings without using food </p><p>• How to honor hunger and feel fullness </p><p>• How to follow the ten principles of "Intuitive Eating", </p><p>• How to achieve a new and safe relationship with food and, ultimately, your body </p><p>• How to raise an "intuitive eater"–NEW! </p><p>• The incredible science behind intuitive eating–NEW! </p><p>This revised edition includes updates and expansions throughout, as well as two brand new chapters that will help readers integrate intuitive eating even more fully into their daily lives.</p>
The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Act...
by Valter Longo

Language

English

Pages

317

Publication Date

January 02, 2018

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<b>The internationally renowned, clinically tested, revolutionary diet program to lose weight, fight disease, and live a longer, healthier life.</b><br />  <br /> Can what you eat determine how long, and how well, you live? The clinically proven answer is yes, and <i>The Longevity Diet</i> is easier to follow than you'd think. The culmination of 25 years of research on aging, nutrition, and disease across the globe, this unique program lays out a simple solution to living to a healthy old age through nutrition. The key is combining the healthy everyday eating plan the book outlines, with the scientifically engineered fasting-mimicking diet, or FMD; the FMD, done just 3-4 times a year, does away with the misery and starvation most of us experience while fasting, allowing you to reap all the beneficial health effects of a restrictive diet, while avoiding negative stressors, like low energy and sleeplessness. Valter Longo, director of the Longevity Institute at USC and the Program on Longevity and Cancer at IFOM in Milan, designed the FMD after making a series of remarkable discoveries in mice, then in humans, indicating that specific diets can activate stem cells and promote regeneration and rejuvenation in multiple organs to significantly reduce risk for diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and heart disease. Longo’s simple pescatarian daily eating plan and the periodic fasting-mimicking techniques can both yield impressive results. Low in proteins and sugars and rich in healthy fats and plant-based foods, The Longevity Diet is proven to help you: <br />  <br />    • Lose weight and reduce abdominal fat<br />    • Extend your healthy lifespan with simple everyday changes<br />    • Prevent age-related muscle and bone loss<br />    • Build your resistance to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's and cancer<br />  <br /> Longo’s healthy, life span-extending program is based on an easy-to-adopt pescatarian plan along with the fasting-mimicking diet no more than 4 times a year, just 5 days at a time. Including 30 easy recipes for an everyday diet based on Longo's five pillars of longevity, <i>The Longevity Diet</i> is the key to living a longer, healthier, more fulfilled life.

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