Every year, the average American eats 33 pounds of cheese (triple what we ate in 1970) and 70 pounds of sugar (about 22 teaspoons a day). We ingest 8,500 milligrams of salt a day, double the recommended amount, and almost none of that comes from the shakers on our table. It comes from processed food. It’s no wonder, then, that one in three adults, and one in five kids, is clinically obese.
"This is all too real, and YOU are the victim."
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"
"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." These simple words go to the heart of Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food. Humans used to know how to eat well, Pollan argues. But the balanced dietary lessons that were once passed down through generations have been confused, complicated, and distorted by food industry marketers, nutritional scientists, and journalists-all of whom have much to gain from our dietary confusion.
"Life and Death"
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.
"It's time to take control of your life"
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.
"Everything you need to know."
Is it possible to Reach your genetic potential in 6 months? Sleep 2 hours per day and perform better? Lose more fat than a marathoner by bingeing? Yes, and much more.
"I knew this was abridged, but......."
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’s crucial argument newly accessible to a wider audience.
"Eye opening, life changing book!"
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"
The China Study offers conclusive evidence that a change of diet can dramatically reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. The book is based on the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted, a 20-year joint project between Cornell University, Oxford University, and the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine. The study surveyed the eating habits of 6,500 adults from all over China and Taiwan and found a direct correlation between diet and disease.
"Deserves a second listen"
"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"
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"
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!"
Cameron Diaz shares her formula for becoming happier, healthier, and stronger in this positive, essential guide that is grounded in science and inspired by personal experience. Throughout her career, Cameron Diaz has been a role model for millions of women. By her own candid admission, though, this fit, glamorous, but down-to-earth star was not always health-conscious. Learning about the inseparable link between nutrition and the body was a life-changing lesson.
"Even better than I expected!"
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.
"resisted to buy the book for 1.5 month too long"
In Eat Dirt, Dr. Axe explains that it's essential to get a little "dirty" in our daily lives in order to support our gut bacteria and prevent leaky gut syndrome. Dr. Axe offers simple ways to get these needed microbes, from incorporating local honey and bee pollen into your diet to forgoing hand sanitizers and even ingesting a little probiotic-rich soil.
"Best health book ever!!!"
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"
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.
Cameron Diaz follows up her number-one New York Times best seller, The Body Book, with a personal, practical, and authoritative guide that examines the art and science of growing older and offers concrete steps women can take to create abundant health and resilience as they age.
"Boring. Nothing new here"
Naturally lose weight fast and get the body you've been wanting. Stop old habits in their tracks, shed pounds now, and feel amazing. Rapid weight loss is yours today with this powerful guided meditation program from the Sleep Learning System and world-renowned hypnotherapist Joel Thielke.
"Very relaxing and easy way to help you lose weight"
On this powerful audiobook, Louise L. Hay, the world-renowned author and metaphysical teacher, narrates the text of her internationally acclaimed book of the same name. Louise shares her powerful firsthand experiences on the healing path, and explains how limiting beliefs and ideas are often the cause of illness.
What if you could have one simple guide that distills all you need to know to transform your body and lifestyle to get the health results you deserve? A guide that is modernized, practical, and totally adapted to a busy 21st-century person's needs... Wouldn't it be great to have a simple and proven Ayurvedic plan that is personalized and easy to follow?
If you're ready to drop pounds and want to create a body that is both healthy and strong, Clean Eating is the best book for you. Eating clean is fast becoming popular given that more consumers are paying careful attention to the foods they eat and the methods that are being used to prepare these foods. There is a wealth of information that you can find in this book about being more mindful of your diet and adopting clean eating habits.
When what you’re doing isn’t working, The Keto Beginning is the rocket fuel for achieving flawless health and effortless weight loss through sound nutrition practices and vibrant food preparation in ways you’ve never seen before. Seventeen chapters and over 70 high fat, low carb, moderate protein, dairy-, gluten-, sugar-, grain-, legume-free recipes, including a 30-day step-by-step meal plan. This is the lifestyle change that empowers your body and mind to achieve the state of health you’ve been searching for.
In just 16 short chapters, this practical new book - Diet Books Suck - gives it to you in a straight talking style, giving you all the simple strategies you will ever need to finally start living the life you deserve. From cleaning your room, drinking plenty of water, exercising without "exercising", and taking control, you will find that the easy steps can be done by us all, without the need to take on a fad diet or even go to the gym.
This book contains 154 of the best low-carbohydrate recipes, ranging from breakfast, snacks, salads, soups, and main dishes to desserts and drinks. These recipes are made from whole, organic ingredients that promote faster weight loss and healthy eating.
Oftentimes we find ourselves feeling motivated for a week or even a month to exercise and get back into shape. Sadly, this motivation tends to fade, and we start back at square one. Not anymore! With this 15-section audiobook, you will find everything you need and more to get you on your way to your desired weight once and for all!
Listen to this audiobook to learn how to use food as your fuel.
Fasting is one of the many eating trends that has only take over the fitness community for the past years. It has been in practice since the ancient times to promote health. Fasting is also the cause of many conservatives rolling their eyes in an attempt to express their disgust toward the atrocity of starving one's self just to look and feel good.
Discover a diet that can really help you lose weight without having to alienate yourself from others because of your "special diet". This book contains 77 guilt-free, but surprisingly indulgent, weight loss recipes to get you through breakfast, lunch, dinner, and all those moments in between. Through this book, you will learn all that you need to know about this diet, why and how it works, and more importantly, how to go about the transition.
Almost all of us are suffering from unwanted scenarios in life, and so we are often looking for ways to deal with these without having to be affected so much. With everything that is happening, especially as we face different challenges in life, we sometimes think of giving up. Many of the most difficult situations we face are related to our health or overall well-being. With such, we are too often disturbed with issues that make us feel weak and worthless. This should be avoided, and there are ways to do so. Help through Reiki is the best option.
Uncover your best self by fueling, and healing, with fat. A sensible program to achieving a state where your body has adapted to burning fat as fuel, and is encouraged to promote body healing with a matrix of support geared toward women's health. Lasting weight loss, hormone regulation, balanced moods, increased energy - you can have it all. The one size fits all approach to nutritional ketosis ends now.
I expect this is not the first Lyme disease book that you've researched. In fact if you or someone you know has been affected by Lyme disease, I would guess that you spend a good amount of time looking for answers and worrying. Worrying about the debilitating symptoms. Worrying about the costs of treatment. Worrying about the pain, the fatigue. Worrying that your health care practitioner doesn't know how to treat you. Worrying about how your family is affected. The list goes on.
With a little care, the high-performance machine that is the male body will run smoothly for a lifetime, with just basic maintenance and minimal need for spare parts. This easy handbook will show you how to fine-tune your engine, choose the right fuel, and keep your mind on the road ahead. We'll explain the little changes that can make a big difference.
The Nutribullet is a breakthrough device that enables you to extract all of the nutrients available from natural products. Unlike commonly available smoothie makers and juicers, the Nutribullet has been engineered to enable you to exploit nutrients from the skin and seeds of fruit and veg, which often is where the major source of natural goodness is stored.
Triathlon: Winning at 70.3 is dedicated to all triathletes who are thinking about stepping up to the middle distance. 70.3 Half Ironman training requires quite a different approach to the shorter distances, and to be successful, a more professional approach to training is required. Do not set yourself up for failure on race day! Simply doubling your Olympic distance training will not work. Those who do this will struggle. Do not be one of these! 70.3 triathlon is a serious step up and preparation is key.
If you feel like you need to get on a juicing diet to detox and cleanse your body (and feel energized every day), if you want new juicing recipes that deliver results - making you feel good and drop some stubborn pounds - or if you want to live a longer and healthier life that gives you the happiness you have always wanted, then this book is for you! It comes with all the recipes, ingredients, a shopping list, and all the steps you need to know! Are you ready to look and feel slimmer, healthier, and sexier than you have in years?
Your first step towards successful and sustainable weight loss is to view DASH as more than just a diet but as a choice. It is an important and conscious choice that you make day after day and meal after meal. Why just aspire for a fit body when you can also aim for a healthy heart? Through this book, you will gain a deeper understanding of the DASH diet, its countless benefits, and where and how you should begin.
The DASH diet was created to help the 70 million-plus Americans that suffer from hypertension, or high blood pressure. This book contains information about foods and how this program can help lower blood pressure and the risk for certain diseases. The DASH acronym means Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. Originally, this diet was supposed to be a weight-loss diet but creators found it had other benefits as well.
At first glance, boosting your metabolism may seem like a monumental task. This is not the case! Boosting metabolism is as simple as making little changes to our life. If you have the right kind of habits, you can lose weight fast! Most of us have tried following a certain diet sometimes in our life and found it difficult to find the right foods that will give us the results we want. If you try these 13 habits that will naturally boost your metabolism, then you will begin to see the scale drop rapidly.
Have you ever tried to go on a diet to lose weight, only to find that despite the hunger and frustration you didn't manage to lose any weight? Trying to lose weight is a tough and relentless effort. You starve yourself for days hoping to lose a few pounds, or you cut all carbs and feel weak and lethargic, only to find yourself no better off than before. All that works is sticking to a proven plan without faltering. You need discipline, motivation, and desire and then you will get the results you want. It doesn't take anything more than that to get into shape.
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.
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"
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 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"
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"
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.
"Good book, shockingly bad narration"
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"
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!!!"
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."
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.
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.
The psychological impact of dealing with the stress of the daily management of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can be frustrating and challenging. Yet this area is rarely discussed in medical settings despite the fact that the emotional context can undermine the person’s ability to stay motivated in the essential self-care tasks that are vital for good health. Diabetes and Wellbeing presents a range of research-based psychological principles that have been demonstrated to positively impact emotional wellbeing.
"Very helpful information for all diabetics and healthcare professionals"
While most books focus solely on the role of cholesterol in heart disease, Reverse Heart Disease Now draws on new research that points to the surprising other causes. Two leading cardiologists draw on their collective 50 years of clinical cardiology research to show you how to combine the benefits of modern medicine, over-the-counter vitamins and supplements, and simple lifestyle changes to have a healthy heart.
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"
Over the course of the past twenty-five years, Julia Cameron has taught thousands of artists and aspiring artists how to unblock wellsprings of creativity. And time and again she has noticed an interesting thing: Often when her students uncover their creative selves they also undergo a surprising physical transformation - invigorated by their work, they slim down. In The Writing Diet, Cameron illuminates the relationship between creativity and eating to reveal a crucial equation: Creativity can block overeating.
"Save your credit unless you need advice like "eat salads""
If you've ever struggled with losing weight and keeping it off, I don't have to tell you it's a challenge. You already know. What if losing weight could be as easy as flipping a switch? I know that sounds incredible. But now there's an abundance of research telling us that may be possible. In his new book, The Fat Switch, Dr. Richard J. Johnson, presents news-breaking, science-based studies that will reverse current thinking on both the cause and treatment of obesity.
"Want to understand weight gain?"
With candid, witty, and compelling experiences of yoga from renowned memoirists, including Cheryl Strayed (author of the number one New York Times best-seller Wild), Claire Dederer (author of national best-seller Poser: My Life in 23 Yoga Poses), Dinty W. Moore (author of The Accidental Buddhist), Neal Pollack (author of Stretch: The Making of a Yoga Dude) and many others, Going Om shares a range of observations about this popular practice.
"a couple of good stories, but overall just eh"
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"
In this groundbreaking new book, a Harvard-trained neurologist shows how you can attain lifelong mental fitness. Utilizing the latest breakthroughs in research, Dr. Jeff Victoroff has developed a definitive, life-changing plan that provides you with the powerful, scientifically based methods you need to protect your brain from aging and memory loss. Starting today, you too can save your brain.