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Publisher's Summary

This is the official Eat Stop Eat by Brad Pilon. Thousands of books have been written about the unique benefits of intermittent fasting and its ability to help people lose weight and improve health, but Eat Stop Eat was one of the first. Far from being just another fad, Eat Stop Eat is your indispensable guide to the latest science behind using intermittent fasting for simple yet effective weight loss, without unneeded complexity or the need to deprive yourself of the foods you love to eat.

©2007, 2017 Brad Pilon (P)2007, 2017 Brad Pilon

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Content yes- barking dogs and background noise no.

I had just read the Complete Guide to Fasting, and this book was mentioned, so I thought I'd try it. It's a good companion book, and I liked the content, but the garbled electronic noise and barking dogs in the background of the narration were absolutely maddening. Was it recorded in a mall? An animal shelter? I don't understand how books with this type of noise get published on Audible. I vote for the print version of this book.

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This is the best Intermittent Fasting book

I listened to Brad Pilon's original book about 4-6 years ago whenever it came out and it made a major impact on my life. I've read nearly all the I/F books but Brad brings in the most scientific research in a very consumable manner. His first audiobook was a DIY and the quality of the production was poor but this one on Audible is absolutely top-notch and the production is great. I really enjoyed listening to this updated version about 10 times more than the first edition.

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  • Bella
  • Los Angeles
  • 08-11-18

Good information on fasting

So far, this is the most in depth and detailed book on fasting I've read. I'm still new to doing it and I find it challenging, but books like this as well as THE OBESITY CODE have convinced me to make it part of my life.

I took off one star for the overall rating and story only because the author promotes the idea of drinking diet soda during the zero calorie phase of your fast. Sighhh. No matter how many times you tell me "it almost doesn't matter what you eat during the feeding period, fasting fixes everything!" I can't support this. Artificial sweeteners are poison. I don't like this mentality that just because your fasting habits will keep you slim, you can consume whatever you want without really thinking about it. Food is MEDICINE. Treat it with respect. Treat your body with respect. Just because you get thin does not mean you're healthy.

That's the only gripe i have with this book. Fasting is great. I'm convinced of that. But what you eat, when you do eat, MATTERS. The food you choose to eat either enhances or hurts your health. So just keep that in mind when you read this.

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Good content but...

The content is very informative and easy to understand but narrator make it very exhausted to listening to, too fast and monotonous plus too fast and unintended in some chapters. Sorry to say that.

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One of the best books I've read on fasting

This is one of the best, if not the best, books I've read on intermittent fasting. Pilon explains the science and the approach in a straightforward and easy to understand manner. I've read a number of Jason Fung's books (Complete Guide to Fasting, The Obesity Code) and learned the most from Pilon's book. He doesn't make grandiose claims and doesn't "dumb it down" by repeating the same concept twenty times over. I highly recommend this book if you are interested in learning about the benefits of intermittent fasting and want to try a simple approach to it.

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Narrator makes this bad, read only!

The narrator isn't the right choice for this book, but the story and information is great!
I suggest getting a hardback or kindle version.

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Informative and insightful.

Loved it. Very well explained. All you need to know about dieting and fasting. Well researched.

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I loved the content, narration left some to be desired

As a health, fitness, and physiology nerd, I’ve been eager to get this book for some time and I was not disappointed! I knew it’d be full of sound conclusions and insight. My only gripes are these: the narrator was off-putting, failed to pronounce certain term correctly, and there is audible background noise. Also, this is a dense book and it may serve folks better to get the physical copy to annotate and pursue the citations. Regardless, I am happy with the content of the book!

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Book failed because of Narrator!

This is my first review of over a hundred audible books i own. I am reviewing this because it was SO painful to listen to - the narrator is absolutely the worst I've ever heard! He speaks too fast and at an uneven rate, doesnt pronounce words to where it sounds like he is actually skipping words making it hard to understand the sentence, and worst of all is so monotone it will put you to sleep. It took every bit of patience i had to hang in there to the very end because it was so grueling to listen to. Didnt absorb any knowledge- just wanted it to end. If the author would hire a professional reader, I would happily put out the money and buy this book again!

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Changed my life

The vocal book is dry listening, so be prepared. I don’t exactly follow his complete Eat stop eat program to the T. I tailored it to myself like the book says and have been extremely successful. My perception on weight loss and working out has changed.

What the book did do for me is destroy the so called experts on YouTube and workout/health nut websites. The same people who say you can’t eat this or you can’t eat that. You have to take this product or that product. The people who say eat big to be big or you loose weight by working out. This book using data destroys all of those people who leech off your weight loss problems.

Read the book or listen, toss your friends advice out the door and change your life today.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-21-18

I really informative

Great book about fasting. As for me, bodybuilder, the information is really interesting and I learned a lot. Wish to have paper version and read again.

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  • Nipun P-Don
  • 06-12-18

Good book bad narration

An insightful book with plenty of info and apparent evidence to back up its claims. The narrator in this particular instance was poor, constantly tripping over words and read with a clinical monotonous tone making it difficult to listen to sometimes.

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  • Edeline Toth
  • 04-04-18

Common sense at last

What made the experience of listening to Eat Stop Eat the most enjoyable?

No complicated diet, no calorie counting, no banned foods just good old common sense and sanity.

What did you like best about this story?

The way to reach and maintain healthy weight. Period.

Any additional comments?

Narrator was very good, although his mispronunciation of words like estradiol, catecholamines, aspartame was slightly irritating.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-18-18

Great resource on fasting

For any eating preference. Detailed science on fasted state, a good support for beginning fasting.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-21-17

Finally, no more diet fads!

Refreshing and inspirational. Easy and uncomplicated. Throw away all your diet books! Simple to maintain.