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The Starch Solution Audiobook

The Starch Solution: Eat the Foods You Love, Regain Your Health, and Lose the Weight for Good!

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Publisher's Summary

From Atkins to Dukan, fear of the almighty carb has taken over the diet industry for the past few decades - even the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger an avalanche of shame and longing. But the truth is, carbs are not the enemy. Now, best-selling author John A. McDougall, MD, and his kitchen-savvy wife, Mary, prove that a starch-rich diet can actually help us lose weight, prevent a variety of ills, and even cure common diseases. By fueling the body primarily with carbohydrates rather than proteins and fats, listeners will feel satisfied, boost energy, and look and feel their best.

Including a 7-day sure-start plan, helpful weekly menu planner, and nearly 100 delicious, affordable recipes, The Starch Solution is a groundbreaking program that will help listeners shed pounds, improve their health, save money, and change their lives.

Download the accompanying reference guide.

©2012 John A. McDougall (P)2016 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"The book's solid scientific information and feasible regimen make the McDougall case for starches quite persuasive and promising." (Publishers Weekly)

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    "Life changing, life affirming"

    This book could have been titled The Simple Starch Solution because Dr McDougall really does make it simple to understand and easy to follow how to bring health and heading to the table every day.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Rusalochka Los Gatos, CA 06-20-17
    Rusalochka Los Gatos, CA 06-20-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Read this and Proteinaholic"

    I've read this a few times and every time learned something new. Read/listen to this and the book Proteinaholic (also on audible).

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    TEXAS MOM BROWNSVILLE, TX 06-03-17
    TEXAS MOM BROWNSVILLE, TX 06-03-17 Member Since 2016

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    "A MUST READ BOOK!"

    So much information. Great insight. I couldn't stop listening. Rethinking how my diet affects the planet! And here I had bought this looking for a weight loss solution. Thanks Dr. McDougall!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Curious 05-22-17
    Curious 05-22-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Everyone should read this book!!!!"

    If everyone read this book, the world would be a berter place! If only everyone knew........

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    Amazon Customer WILLINGBORO, NJ, United States 05-14-17
    Amazon Customer WILLINGBORO, NJ, United States 05-14-17 Member Since 2012
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    "So informative!"

    A very easy listen. Everything makes perfect sense and because of it I'm going to change my diet. The book has helped me confirm that my health comes first and that there's a community of people who have gone through what I'm experiencing (the difficulty of letting meat go) and have changed for the better.

    It's difficult to refute the facts McDougall lays out. I'm going to walk this path.

    Excellent narrator!
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    Everyone will love it!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Michelle Richardson Upstate, NY 05-11-17
    Michelle Richardson Upstate, NY 05-11-17

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    "I never knew!"

    I never knew so many key pieces of health information, so important to good health!

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    SylkieOne 05-02-17
    SylkieOne 05-02-17 Member Since 2016
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    "wanna be healthy/lose weight? eat starch!"

    wanna be healthy/lose weight? eat starch! simplistically revolutionary! a great education on foods and health.

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    Mary O 10-17-16
    Mary O 10-17-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Outstanding .Terrifically informative! Life saving"

    The information in this book will bring my back to health and my life back back to thriving!

    I highly recommend this book to everyone.
    I thought I new what healthy food was. This book clears a lot of misconceptions.







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    "Help Me Lose 30lbs in 3 monthes"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Starch Solution to be better than the print version?

    Even kill, both are great. audio is better for me as I am mobile often. But when I'm sitting and reading its good to go to a specific page for info,


    What other book might you compare The Starch Solution to and why?

    Engine 2 Diet, Rip Esslestyn, Eat to Live, Reversing Diabetes.


    What about Stephen R. Thorne’s performance did you like?

    Great Reader


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When it disclosed that High blood pressure was not genetics but diet.


    Any additional comments?

    I highly recommend this book to anyone with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and any auto immune disease. Starch is truly the Solution!

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    Guido Alberto Chávez Sauto 04-01-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Sugar in the diet??"

    80% of the book is well supported and explained, however at the end of the book the dr invites to incorporate sugar or other foods that contain it in order to make the diet more tasty. Which is not good at all !!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    "great book for your health and losing weight"

    this book is very helpful to make you feel full satisfied and lose weight, and reduce the chance to get dangerous disease

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