Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking a sweat? The evidence is incontrovertible: Aerobic exercise physically remodels our brains for peak performance.
In The Dorito Effect, Mark Schatzker shows us how our approach to the nation's number-one public health crisis has gotten it wrong. The epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are not tied to the overabundance of fat or carbs. Instead we have been led astray by the growing divide between flavor - the tastes we crave - and the underlying nutrition.
From the physician behind the wildly popular website Nutrition Facts, How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death.
"Clear, Compelling & Transformative"
It Starts With Food outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever-and transform your life in profound and unexpected ways. Your success story begins with the Whole30®, Dallas and Melissa Hartwig's powerful 30-day nutritional reset. Since 2009, their underground Whole30 program has quietly led tens of thousands of people to weight loss, enhanced quality of life, and a healthier relationship with food-accompanied by stunning health improvements.
"I loved it! Now I know what all the hype is about"
Since the introduction of dietary guidelines calling for reduced fat intake in the 1970s, a strange phenomenon has occurred: Americans have steadily, inexorably become heavier, less healthy, and more prone to diabetes than ever before. After putting more than two thousand of his at-risk patients on a wheat-free regimen and seeing extraordinary results, cardiologist William Davis has come to the disturbing conclusion that it is not fat, not sugar, not our sedentary lifestyle that is causing America’s obesity epidemic—it is wheat.
"The program works, but the listen is technical"
In this highly listenable 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.
If you want to be muscular, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without steroids, good genetics, or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements... then you want to listen to this book. Here's the deal: Getting into awesome shape isn't nearly as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe. You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars per month on worthless supplements. You don't need to constantly change up your exercise routines to "confuse" your muscles. You don't need to burn through buckets of protein powder every month. You don't need to toil away in the gym for a couple of hours per day, doing tons of sets. You don't need to grind out hours and hours of boring cardio to get a shredded six-pack. You don't need to completely abstain from "cheat" foods while getting down to single-digit body fat percentages. In this book you're going to learn something most guys will never know: the exact formula that makes putting on 10 to 15 pounds of quality lean mass a breeze… and it only takes 8-12 weeks.
"This book is a God send!"
Join author Tim Ferriss as he shares the incredible experiments he's done over 10 years to beat genetics and achieve the impossible…for himself and more than 200 men and women aged 18 to 70. You don't need better genetics or more discipline. You need immediate results that compel you to continue. This is an abridged edition.
"I knew this was abridged, but......."
Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more.
"A Must Read Book For Brain Health"
Nutrition is essential to living a healthy, happy, and successful life. Yet a world of misconceptions and promises of easy results too often stands in our way-and can even be harmful to our overall health. The key is to cut through the noise and find the medically backed, statistically proven information about healthy eating and living. These 36 in-depth lectures explore the fundamentals of good nutrition and offer a practical guide for applying these fundamentals to your lifestyle.
"Needs a side book"
When it comes to health, there is one criminally overlooked element: sleep. Good sleep helps you shed fat for good, stave off disease, stay productive, and improve virtually every function of your mind and body. That's what Shawn Stevenson learned when a degenerative bone disease crushed his dream of becoming a professional athlete. Like many of us, he gave up on his health and his body...until he decided there must be a better way.
"What I needed to create a great morning and bed time routine"
Leading health blogger Jimmy Moore and researcher and internist Dr. Eric C. Westman join forces again to explain the powerful therapeutic effects of a ketogenic diet—one that combines a customized carbohydrate restriction, moderation of protein intake, and real food-based fats—which is emerging in the scientific literature as a means for improving a wide range of diseases, from Type 2 diabetes to Alzheimer's and more. Simply eating a low-carb diet alone isn't enough, and Moore and Westman tell you why. Have you looked at a low-carb diet simply as a means to lose weight? What if you learned that combining a low-carb nutritional approach with a high fat intake produces a powerful therapeutic effect on a wide variety of health conditions that most people think requires medication to control? That’s what Keto Clarity is all about. Jimmy Moore, a leading low-carb diet blogger and podcaster, has reunited with his Cholesterol Clarity co-author Dr. Eric C. Westman, a practicing internist and low-carb diet researcher, to bring you the crystal-clear information you need to understand what a ketogenic diet is and why it may be the missing element in your pursuit of optimal health. This book includes exclusive interviews from twenty of the world's foremost authorities from various fields bringing their depth of expertise and experience using this nutritional approach. Moore and Westman explain why ketosis is normal and how this nutritional approach is being used therapeutically by many medical professionals. You will find a step-by-step guide to help you produce more ketones and track your progress, real life success stories, and more. The solid evidence for nutritional ketosis in dealing with many of the chronic health problems of our day is presented, including but not limited to: epilepsy, Type 2 diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome.
"A life changing book for me...maybe for you too!"
With more than a million copies sold worldwide, Dr. Perlmutter's books have changed many lives. Now, he's created a practical, comprehensive program that lowers the risk for brain ailments while yielding other benefits, such as weight loss, relief from chronic conditions, and total body rejuvenation. Science-based and highly accessible, The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan expands upon the core advice from Dr. Perlmutter's previous works and introduces new information.
"I think I've been bamboozled..."
Building upon this critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, Taubes now revisits the urgent question of what's making us fat - and how we can change - in this exciting new book. Persuasive, straightforward, and practical, Why We Get Fat makes Taubes' crucial argument newly accessible to a wider audience.
"Eye opening, life changing book!"
"What should we have for dinner?" To one degree or another, this simple question assails any creature faced with a wide choice of things to eat. Anthropologists call it the omnivore's dilemma. Choosing from among the countless potential foods nature offers, humans have had to learn what is safe, and what isn't. Today, as America confronts what can only be described as a national eating disorder, the omnivore's dilemma has returned with an atavistic vengeance.
"Great presentation of a moral dilemma"
This classic guide to the world’s most successful stop smoking method is all you need to quit up smoking. You can even smoke while you listen. There are no scare tactics, you will not gain weight and stopping will not feel like deprivation. If you want to kick the habit then go for it. Allen Carr has helped millions of people become happy non-smokers.
"So Easy It's Scary"
TheBulletproof Diet will change what you think you know about weight loss and wellness. You will skip breakfast, stop counting calories, eat a high-fat diet, work out and sleepless, and handle stress with ease. By ditching traditional "diet" thinking, Asprey has maintained a 100-pound weight loss, increased his IQ, and reached a level of health that seemed unattainable. His 40s are truly better than his 20s, and The Bulletproof Diet brings his best hacks to the masses.
"Having the physical book may be better than audio"
Many of us have long been told that fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and generally erodes our health. Now a growing body of research is debunking our fatphobia, revealing the immense health and weight loss benefits of a high-fat diet rich in eggs, nuts, oils, avocados, and other delicious superfoods. In his new book, best-selling author Dr. Mark Hyman introduces a new weight loss and healthy living program based on the latest science and explains how to Eat Fat, Get Thin.
If you want to be toned, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without crash dieting, "good genetics", or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements...regardless of your age...then you want to listen to this audiobook. Getting into great shape isn't nearly as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe. You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars per month on worthless supplements.
"Written and Read for a Man not a Woman"
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.
This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to lose weight fast using the HCG diet plan. This book will illustrate how the HCG treatment works and what you need to do to boost its effectiveness. As the HCG treatment cannot stand on its own in terms of weight loss, a strict diet plan is in place to ensure that you will get that slim body that you have been dreaming of in a short amount of time. It may seem too good to be true, but you just have to see for yourself how effective this weight loss program is.
Steve Dimon believes that 80% of heart attacks, strokes, and cancers, as well as diabetes and obesity are preventable, treatable, and beatable through proper diet, nutrition, exercise, supplementation, and lifestyle change. And he's living proof of that. On April 22, 2012 he suffered an Ischemic stroke. Paralyzed from head to toe on his left side, he spent a month in two different hospitals and three months in outpatient therapy.
Calisthenics: The Ultimate Guide to Bodyweight Training shows you how to increase your physical ability, athleticism, and build a lot of strength and power without spending hours at the gym. It relies on no equipment, making it affordable and easy for anyone to do, even from the comfort of their own home. With your body weight and some proven exercises, you will learn how to improve your strength, even as a beginner.
Harness the power of ylang ylang! Are you ready to learn all about ylang ylang essential oil? If so, you've come to the right place. The time for you to improve your life with essential oils is now.
The term vinyasa is given to flowing yoga sequences. Each movement made by the body is synchronized to a rhythmic flow of breath. Moving in such a way will lengthen and strengthen all of the major muscle groups of the body, improve circulation, and increase vitality.
There are seven main energy centers (chakras) positioned between the base of the spine and the crown of the head. Each influences a different area of physical and emotional well-being. To maintain optimum levels of health and vitality, it is important that energy flows freely around the body and through each energy center. These yoga and meditation sessions have been devised to do just that.
In this book, you will find delicious recipes perfect for the vegan diet, such as cauliflower pizza bites, three-bean chili, or even healthy chickpea pancake. This recipe book includes a shopping list, nutrition information, and quick tips to make the vegan diet as easy for you as possible!
Have you heard about the Paleo diet, but aren't sure what it is? Do you know the many benefits of this diet? Would you like to know if it's right for you? If so, then Paleo: Lose Fat with Paleo for Weight Loss Using Natural Foods and Healthy Eating is the book for you!
Do you struggle with weight loss and dieting? If so, this is a great tool to help you on your way. This healthy recipe book contains some of the recipes that helped me lose those first 100 pounds. They are simple easy recipes compiled into this cookbook. I have taste tested each and every recipe and guarantee they are very easy to make. Hope you enjoy my book! Happy listening!
This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to slow down the process of aging, heal pain and combat inflammatory disease. You will have all the facts related to anti-inflammatory foods after you have finished this book. This book also contains some tasty and delicious recipes that will add taste along with health to your life. Sample meal will enable you to arrange your dietary routine.
Essential oils will not only help prevent and cure illnesses, they can help you lose weight, and provide greater clarity and calm. Certain essential oils can boost your mood and energy levels sky high, all while keeping your skin and hair looking healthy and great.
Are you ready to learn all about wintergreen essential oil? If so you've come to the right place.
Smoothies are great for losing weight because you are in total control of what goes in them. They're the perfect platform for creating low-calorie drinks that are full of vital nutrients. The smoothies in this book have a good amount of water as well as fiber that will help your body shed toxins throughout the day. Additionally, many smoothies contain substances that suppress appetite, so you will feel full without loading up.
If you have diabetes but don't want to eat only bland and tasteless food, Diabetic Cookbook is the best book for you. A healthy lifestyle is an essential part of coping with diabetes as well as healing. Food, unlike what many people might think, does not cause diabetes. But when you're a diabetic, your choice of food matters a lot.
According to 2014 statistics, more Americans are overweight, stressed and overdosed on medications. Two-thirds of Americans are overweight and seven out of 10 take at least one prescription medication. On a daily basis people all over the country are struggling with feeling stressed, confused, depressed, anxious or in pain. Many are isolated, living in poverty and consuming low quality food. What if at the root of disease, especially the obesity crisis, was a craving for connection and love?
If you feel overwhelmed when it comes to complicated apple cider vinegar theory and wish to have just one simple book that distills all you need to know to transform your body and lifestyle to get the wellness results you deserve you have come to the right place! This book is a super practical guide written in plain English and it will show you exactly how you can take care of your body and home in a natural holistic way.
Please note: This is a summary, analysis, and review of the book and not the original book. This summary contains an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, and analysis of key takeaways.
Healthy testosterone levels are not only a physical state of prime health, but a mental state of positive wellness and aggression. A man with low testosterone will experience not only a physical decline, but also a diminished quality of life. Testosterone is often misrepresented by the media at large as inciting "hostility", or its effects are reduced down to building muscle only, and it's portrayed as being detrimental to health. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Effortless and substantial weight loss, massively increased productivity, happiness, clarity, energy, and vitality, your best sleep in years, more money, more muscle, and true inner peace. All for the price of a pint?
Want to look great and feel great without feeling hungry? Want some of the best ketogenic recipes? By substituting simple carbs with healthy fats, the ketogenic diet forces your body to become a fat-burning machine! As a result you will automatically lose weight, increase your mental focus, and decrease your appetite.
"Nothing to it!"
Twenty-six point two miles isn’t enough anymore. Obstacle course racing, which combines the endurance challenges of a marathon with the mind-bending rigors of overcoming obstacles along the way, is taking the world by storm. At the center of this phenomenon is Joe De Sena, the driving force behind the enormously popular Spartan Race. De Sena offers a simple philosophy: commit to a goal, put in the work, and get it done.
"A different type of mindset"
We can do more with this life. We all know it, we all wish for it, but just how to do itthat eludes us. In his new book, A Life Worth Breathing, internationally renowned yoga teacher and spiritual philosopher Max Strom shows us the way. His groundbreaking book reaches past expected dogma in a language that is vital, inspired, and accessible. Strom leads us on a journey of self-discovery as we excavate our past in order to have a better understanding of our present.
Joe De Sena designed the Spartan races to test overall conditioning: strength, flexibility, endurance, and speed. His signature take-no-prisoners approach to achieving physical and mental fitness has taken the endurance world by storm and inspired millions. Now, in Spartan Fit!, De Sena breaks down that approach and gives listeners the tools they need to conquer the course.
In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the past two decades? Every day, 1,100 adults and children are added to the government disability rolls because they have become newly disabled by mental illness, with this epidemic spreading most rapidly among our nations children. What is going on?
"Good Science, Great Journalism"
The sport of running is ever changing, be it the shoes we wear or the goals we set, the training methods we use or the role models we emulate. But there is one constant: For 40 years, Runner’s World magazine has been recognized worldwide as the leading authority on running. Now the collective wisdom of the most savvy running writers, coaches, and editors can be found in Runner’s World Complete Book of Running.
"Great comprehensive book for running beginners"
You are often told that eating less and exercising more are the keys to losing weight, but even with multiple plans and temporary successes, do you fail to find lasting results? Renowned fitness expert and New York Times best-selling author Yuri Elkaim provides the key to continuous fat burning in The All-Day Fat-Burning Diet. In this new book, Elkaim presents his unique 5-Day Calorie Cycling Formula, which sets your metabolism to lose up to five pounds a week.
"You want change? Buy this book!!!"
In Mycophilia, accomplished food writer and cookbook author Eugenia Bone examines the role of fungi as exotic delicacy, curative, poison, and hallucinogen, and ultimately discovers that a greater understanding of fungi is key to facing many challenges of the 21st century.
"fantastic fungal voyage"
Psychiatry has made great advances in the past 50 years but needs a new direction. Today's emphasis on psychiatric drugs will not stand the test of time. Recent advances in epigenetics and the molecular biology of the brain have provided a roadmap for the development of effective, natural, drug-free therapies that do not produce serious side effects. Psychiatric medications have served society well over the last 50 years, but the need for drug therapies will fade away as science advances.
"This book saved my daughter."
The world of yoga is astonishingly rich in its array of schools and practices. Yet, as diverse as they seem, they share a common aim: the discovery of the essence of existence that can be found at the core of our being, and the liberation that comes from that discovery. With this worthy goal in mind, Richard Freeman presents an enlightening overview of the many teachings, practices, and scriptures that serve as the basis for all the schools of yoga - hatha, bhakti, jnana, karma, tantra, and others.
"A "must read" for any Yoga teacher"
The Hunger Fix lays out a science-based three-stage plan that shows us how to break our addiction to False Fixes and replace them with healthier rewards. Fun fitness activities, customized meal plans, and delicious, satisfying recipes are designed to trigger the specific neurochemical cascade that stimulates your body’s reward system, reclaims your hijacked brain, and supports your lifelong recovery.
"Motivational, encourageable and inspiring"
No one can avoid gray hair and wrinkles, but what about preventing the brain from aging? Dr. Eric Braverman, "America's Brain Doctor" and best-selling author has created a simple, science-based plan that can help prevent the worst mental side effects of aging: memory loss, cognitive decline, and mood changes.
Five years in the making, The Science of Yoga draws on more than a century of painstaking research to present the first impartial evaluation of a practice thousands of years old. It celebrates what’s real and shows what’s illusory, describes what’s uplifting and beneficial and what’s flaky and dangerous—and why. Broad illuminates how yoga can lift moods and inspire creativity. He exposes moves that can cripple and kill. As science often does, this groundbreaking book also reveals mysteries.
"Started strong, then went downhill"
Encouraging, inspiring, and practical, The Grace in Aging invites all those who have ever experienced spiritual longing to awaken in their twilight years. Since aging, in and of itself, does not lead to spiritual maturity, The Grace in Aging suggests and explores causes and conditions that we can create in our lives, just as we are living them, to allow awakening to unfold - transforming the predictable sufferings of aging into profound opportunities for growth in clarity, love, compassion, and peace.
Great-looking abs are more than just a way to support the mirror industry. In fact, strong abs and flat stomachs are the ultimate indicator of overall health for both men and women. Great abs will help you live longer, sleep better, prevent back pain, and significantly improve your sex life! (And, hey, they don't look half-bad in the mirror, either.) Unfortunately, you could spend years on starvation diets and extreme exercise programs that never unearth those elusive stomach muscles.
"Not really within six weeks"
Widely recognized as one of the most powerful healing methods that has ever been developed, bioenergy healing is relatively easy to learn. Csongor's unique writing - as if you were listening to him live at one of his seminars - makes this comprehensive book on energy healing a light yet very informative listen. If you are a fast learner, you may learn to heal in only one day. By the end of the book, you will become a healer for a lifetime.
Beyond what we already know about "food miles" and eating locally, the global food system is a major contributor to climate change, producing as much as one-third of greenhouse gas emissions. How we farm, what we eat, and how our food gets to the table all have an impact. And our government and the food industry are willfully ignoring the issue rather than addressing it. In Anna Lapp's controversial new book, she predicts that unless we radically shift the trends of what food we're eating and how we're producing it, food-system-related greenhouse gas emissions will go up and up and up.
"Amazing content, but machine-like narrator voice"
Completely updated with the latest research, The Vitamin D Cure tells you all you need to know about this miraculous natural substance - today's best way to heal pain, prevent disease, and improve your mood. We now know that adding vitamin D to your daily regimen can net you unbelievable benefits, from reducing your chances of having certain kinds of cancer to gaining flexibility and youthful exuberance well into your seventies and beyond. And no, a dose of daily sunshine doesn't give you enough!
"Very Good Listening"
Today, women make up more than half of the nation’s runners. And, as more and more women have hit the roads and trails and laced up for 5-Ks and marathons, the research showing the effects of running on the female body has grown significantly, too. The truth is that even though the gap between men's and women's world best times is shrinking, the latest scientific evidence shows that running is a dramatically different experience for women than men - physically, mentally, and emotionally.
"Nothing to write home about"