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    • Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

    • The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating
    • By: Walter C. Willett MD DrPH
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There's an ever-growing body of evidence supporting the relatively simple principles that are behind healthy eating - yet the public seems to be more confused than ever. Never-ending promotions of fad diets get in the way of people making healthy choices. In this revised and updated edition of Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy, Dr. Willett uses eye-opening research to explain the relative importance of various food groups and supplements as well as how to choose foods with the best types of carbohydrates, fats, and protein.

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    • By vonronge on 12-26-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Thinfluence

    • Thin-flu-ence (noun) the powerful and surprising effect friends, family, work, and environment have on weight
    • By: Walter Willett MD DRPH, Malissa Wood, Dan Childs MD
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tackling a weight problem is often viewed as a personal responsibility that requires making healthier choices. The latest research, however, shows that external factors - from family and friendships to advertising and the workplace environment - have an equal, if not greater, impact on America's growing waistline. Just look at the stats: A person's chance of becoming obese increases by 57 percent if a close friend is obese, 40 percent if a sibling is obese, and 37 percent if a spouse is obese. That's where Thinfluence comes in.

    Regular price: $19.60