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.
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.
"Worth the listen"
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.
"Mind blowing "
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.
"A stunningly important book"
Thousands of books have been written about the latest and greatest diets that will help people lose weight and improve health. But a key element in any successful nutritional health program is a tried-and-true method that most people haven't thought about - yet it could be revolutionary for taking health to the next level. This ancient secret is fasting.
"Excellent audio book"
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......."
With Zero Sugar Diet, New York Times best-selling author David Zinczenko continues his 20-year mission to help Americans live their happiest and healthiest lives, uncovering revolutionary new research that explains why you can't lose weight - and shows that it's not your fault! The true culprit is sugar - specifically added sugars that food manufacturers sneak into almost everything we eat, from bread to cold cuts to yogurt, peanut butter, pizza, and even "health" foods.
"This should scare the sh,shi... sugar out of you"
Fat is an obsession, a dirty word, a subject of national handwringing - and, according to biochemist Sylvia Tara, the least understood part of our body. You may not love your fat, but your body certainly does. In fact your body is actually endowed with many self-defense measures to hold on to fat. For example, fat can use stem cells to regenerate; increase our appetite if it feels threatened; and use bacteria, genetics, and viruses to expand itself. The secret to losing 20 pounds? You have to work with your fat, not against it.
"A nice eye opener"
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!"
Food Freedom Forever shows you how to design your reset, making your short-term protocol maximally effective. You'll learn how to spot your specific triggers before they're pulled and strategies for dealing with temptation, strengthening your new healthy habits, and boosting your willpower. Melissa also shares advice for retaining your food freedom during holidays, vacations, periods of life stress, social pressure, and criticism from friends and family.
"Good info for a diet newbie "
Physician and biochemist Cate Shanahan, MD, examined diets around the world known to help people live longer, healthier lives - diets like the Mediterranean, Okinawa, and Blue Zone - and identified the four common nutritional habits, developed over millennia, that unfailingly produce strong, healthy, intelligent children and active, vital elders generation after generation. These four nutritional strategies - fresh food, fermented and sprouted foods, meat cooked on the bone, and organ meats - form the basis of the Human Diet.
More than 30 years ago, nutrition researcher T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell University, in partnership with teams in China and England, embarked upon the most comprehensive study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease. What they found, when combined with findings in Campbell's laboratory, opened their eyes to the dangers of a diet high in animal protein and the unparalleled health benefits of a whole foods, plant-based diet.
"One of THE BEST books you can read on nutrition!"
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!"
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!"
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"
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"
If you struggle with binge eating, emotional eating, stress eating, or if you repeatedly manage to lose weight only to gain it all back, you may be approaching things with the wrong mindset. Most contemporary thought on overeating and bingeing focuses on healing and self-love. But people who've overcome food and weight issues often report it was more like capturing and caging a rabid dog than learning to love their inner child.
"Eh kinda not helpful"
"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"
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"
The Plan - the instant New York Times and USA Today best seller that helped listeners pinpoint which "healthy" foods were making them gain weight - has helped hundreds of thousands of people slim down. Now nutritionist Lyn-Genet Recitas shares her groundbreaking new 30-day program that helps listeners create a customized diet and exercise plan to boost their metabolism and burn more fat.
Intermittent fasting may be just the tool you need to add to achieve your health goals! In this book, you will discover that maybe adding the fasting health tool can help you to achieve your mental, spiritual, and physical wellness. You also need to learn that fasting may or may not be suitable for every individual. In my book, you will learn the fascinating history of fasting practice around the world, what it is, types of IF, and what benefits you can obtain from practicing intermittent fasting.
Ah...I see...you need new recipes? I completely understand where you are coming from. Making smoothies is one of the most delicious ways to lose weight.
Feeling tired of not having new smoothie recipes? Feeling tired of not having new meals? Feeling frustrated because the recipes that you use now do not help you lose weight? I know I was, that's why we created this book.
Clean eating isn't a trend, it's a lifestyle! Improve your health by making simple changes. This book will teach you the basics on what clean eating actually means and help you understand the benefits. It will also provide practical tips on how to eat clean in today's food wasteland with easy to follow recipes!
Hippocrates, the father of medicine, once stated, "All diseases begin in the gut." It is true that a healthy gut is important and if not properly cared for, it can lead to numerous diseases, discomforts and conditions. What exactly is the "gut" and how can it be properly cared for? Well, that is what this book is going to show you and more.
If you want to build a body you can be proud of without starving or depriving yourself of all the foods you actually like...then you want to listen to this book. What if I told you that just about everything magazines and trainers teach you about dieting is wrong? What if you could build muscle and lose fat eating naughty foods every week? What if you didn't have to suffer through low-carb dieting to get lean? In fact, what if you could eat all the carbs you wanted?
Are you tired of fad diets and all-juice cleanses? Confused about all the conflicting nutrition information available? Over feeling guilty for your nutrition slip-ups? Finally learn to trust yourself to make slimming, nutritious, and energizing choices without dieting, confusion, and self-judgment!
The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet has sold hundreds of thousands of copies and inspired a plant-based food revolution. Featuring endorsements from top medical experts and a food line in Whole Foods Market, Engine 2 is the most trusted name in plant-based eating. Now Esselstyn is presenting a powerful, accelerated new Engine 2 program that promises staggering results in record time.
Get the limited edition two-book weight-loss bundle that includes IIFYM Flexible Dieting and Low Carb Keto Diet! For everything you need to know about dieting and losing weight the healthy way!
Relax and rejuvenate your body, mind and soul! Discover the healing power of essential oils, aromatherapy and other natural treatments. Get your energy back naturally, relax, stimulate weight loss, create natural beauty treatments and give yourself a well-deserved break whenever you need it!
Going vegan is one of the best life switches that I, and millions of others across the world, have made. Along my journey I have experienced 30+ pounds of weight loss and have developed a much healthier body.
The Paleo diet is an excellent option for anyone looking to get healthier, feel better, and lose weight. If you have decided to join the Paleo diet and change your life, it can be difficult to know exactly where to begin. This book contains the proven strategies and guides that you will need to know to kick-start your Paleo diet plan and it is extremely easy to follow.
How can something so simple transform your health? This book will tell you about spirulina, its transformative health benefits and possible side effects. We will share some recipes to try it out first-hand. This book may change the way you think about food, and it will also enlighten you as to why the world has come to recognize spirulina as one of the true green superfoods on this planet.
Are you tired of diets? Have you tried eating a big breakfast or many small meals each day? Are you still not meeting your weight-loss goals? When you listen to Intermittent Fasting: Shortcut to Build Muscle, Lose Fat and Easy Weight Loss, you will learn the science that debunks common diet myths.
At the age of four, Anne McTiernan is left by her mother at a boarding school. Overcome by sadness from the neglect she experiences there, Anne emotionally and physically starves. A doctor, appalled by her excessive weight loss, forces Anne's mother to bring her home, but she is still not safe.
Discover a proven method for ending your sugar dependency! No matter how hard you try, it is just hard to stop eating sugar? Find out what sugar addiction is, its symptoms, and how sugar affects your brain. This book teaches you to identify the various types of sugar you may be having trouble with. You'll also learn how to deal with the consequences and withdrawal symptoms of sugar addiction, and what treatments are best for this condition.
In today's diet-crazed society, we are on a seemingly endless search for the perfect diet. A diet that will give us all the benefits we need not only to survive but to thrive. In Dave Asprey's The Bulletproof Diet he explains what the perfect diet should look like. One that can help us achieve peak health. Unlike other diet books, he goes way beyond the whole "this is what you should eat" diet advice. He goes in depth on many aspects that are pertinent to a well-balanced and healthy diet.
Intermittent fasting is a practice that has been used by humanity for countless generations for a wide variety of reasons including achieving enlightenment and fighting the causes of aging at the source. However, it has regained prominence in recent years for its ability to help people lose weight while at the same time absorbing more nutrients from their food than ever before. This occurs because when your body doesn't have to worry about processing insulin, it can turn its focus to making sure it runs as effectively as possible.
Want to keep your body healthy using 100% natural methods? Don't want the side-effects you get from prescription medication? This book will teach you how! Anyone serious about herbal medicine should have this essential guide within reach. This book contains easy-to-follow steps to help you cure the most common ailments with all-natural resources.
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""
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"
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"
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.
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 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!!!"
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"
Stranger Here is the brutally honest, surprisingly hilarious story of one woman's journey from one extreme of the weight spectrum to the other, and of the unexpected emotional chaos it created. Insightful and unsparing in her self-examination, Larsen depicts the exhilarating highs and devastating lows she experienced as a result of her weight loss, the incredible joy of finally beginning to look like the image of herself she's always carried inside her head, and the crushing pain and confusion of feeling like a stranger in her own body after losing the weight that has always defined her.
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"
In Food, Genes, and Culture, renowned ethnobotanist Gary Nabhan shows why the perfect diet for one person could be disastrous for another. If your ancestors were herders in Northern Europe, milk might well provide you with important nutrients, whereas if you’re Native American, you have a higher likelihood of lactose intolerance. If your roots lie in the Greek islands, the acclaimed Mediterranean diet might save your heart; if not, all that olive oil could just give you stomach cramps.
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"
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.
Teach Us to Sit Still is the visceral, thought-provoking, and inexplicably entertaining story of how Tim Parks found himself in serious pain, how doctors failed to help, and the quest he took to find his own way out. Overwhelmed by a crippling condition which nobody could explain or relieve, Parks follows a fruitless journey through the conventional medical system only to find relief in the most unexpected place: a breathing exercise that eventually leads him to take up meditation. This was the very last place Parks anticipated finding answers.
"Painful to get to the end of this book"
For decades addiction has been viewed and treated as a social and behavioral illness, afflicting people of "weak" character and "bad" moral fiber. However, recent breakthroughs in genetic technology have enabled doctors, for the first time, to correctly diagnose the disease and prove that addiction is an inherited, neuro-chemical disease originating in brain chemistry, determined by genetics, and triggered by stress. In their groundbreaking The Addiction Solution, David Kipper and Steven Whitney distill these exciting findings.
In this specially priced collection, you'll get both the best selling The Abs Diet and its companion audiobook, The Abs Diet Personal Trainer.
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?"
In Love Your Body, Talia Fuhrman shows listeners how to get their green juice on, find their ideal weight, and get radiant, clear skin - and also how to gain confidence, enjoy strong friendships, and explore the passions that make them jump out of bed each morning with their widest smiles.
"It's okay... if you're a vegetarian"