Deep Nutrition

Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food

Author: Catherine Shanahan, M.D.

Publisher: Flatiron Books

ISBN: 1250113830

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

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One of the Best Health and Wellness Books of 2017 — Sports Illustrated A self-published phenomenon examining the habits that kept our ancestors disease-free—now with a prescriptive plan for “The Human Diet” to help us all live long, vital, healthy lives. Physician and biochemist Cate Shanahan, M.D. 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 what Dr. Cate calls “The Human Diet.” Rooted in her experience as an elite athlete who used traditional foods to cure her own debilitating injuries, and combining her research with the latest discoveries in the field of epigenetics, Dr. Cate shows how all calories are not created equal; food is information that directs our cellular growth. Our family history does not determine our destiny: what you eat and how you live can alter your DNA in ways that affect your health and the health of your future children. Deep Nutrition offers a prescriptive plan for how anyone can begin eating The Human Diet to: *Improve mood *Eliminate cravings and the need to snack *Boost fertility and have healthier children *Sharpen cognition and memory *Eliminate allergies and disease *Build stronger bones and joints *Get younger, smoother skin Deep Nutrition cuts through today’s culture of conflicting nutritional ideologies, showing how the habits of our ancestors can help us lead longer, healthier, more vital lives.

The Genetics of Health

Understand Your Genes for Better Health

Author: Sharad P. Paul

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501155415

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

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"SHARAD P. PAUL, MD, is starting a health RxEvolution. He argues it's time to stop relying on prescriptive drugs to alleviate all ailments and instead take charge of your own life wellness. He walks readers through the genes that are key to our physical and mental fitness and longevity, the genesis of those genes, and how actions play a role in the expression of genes in our bodies. Each chapter concludes with practical and easily implemented actions that help readers start managing their daily wellbeing and encourages them to personalize his steps for their own bodies and lifestyles. Dr. Paul has been recognized for his thought leadership, compassion, and entrepreneurialism. In addition to his busy skin surgery schedule, he offers 7,000 free skin cancer checks every year and even invented a skin graft technique that reduces costs and healing time for patients. With The Genetics of Health, he offers the knowledge and the guidance for readers to personally take charge of reducing their own healthcare costs and sick days, and to seize the healthiest life possible"--

Primal Body, Primal Mind

Beyond Paleo for Total Health and a Longer Life

Author: Nora Gedgaudas

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1594779392

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 416

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Combining your body’s Paleolithic needs with modern nutritional and medical research for complete mind-body wellness • Provides sustainable diet strategies to curb sugar cravings, promote fat burning and weight loss, reduce stress and anxiety, improve sleep and moods, increase energy and immunity, and enhance memory and brain function • Shows how our modern diet leads to weight gain and “diseases of civilization”--such as cancer, osteoporosis, metabolic syndrome, heart disease, and ADD • Explains how diet affects the brain, hormone balance, and the aging process and the crucial role of vitamin D in cancer and disease prevention Examining the healthy lives of our pre-agricultural Paleolithic ancestors and the marked decline in stature, bone density, and dental health and the increase in birth defects, malnutrition, and disease following the implementation of the agricultural lifestyle, Nora Gedgaudas shows how our modern grain- and carbohydrate-heavy low-fat diets are a far cry from the high-fat, moderate-protein hunter-gatherer diets we are genetically programmed for, leading not only to lifelong weight gain but also to cravings, mood disorders, cognitive problems, and “diseases of civilization”--such as cancer, osteoporosis, metabolic syndrome (insulin resistance), heart disease, and mental illness. Applying modern discoveries to the basic hunter-gatherer diet, she culls from vast research in evolutionary physiology, biochemistry, metabolism, nutrition, and chronic and degenerative disease to unveil a holistic lifestyle for true mind-body health and longevity. Revealing the primal origins and physiological basis for a high-fat, moderate-protein, starch-free diet and the importance of adequate omega-3 intake--critical to our brain and nervous system but sorely lacking in most people’s diets--she explains the nutritional problems of grains, gluten, soy, dairy, and starchy vegetables; which natural fats promote health and which (such as canola oil) harm it; the crucial role of vitamin D in cancer and disease prevention; the importance of saturated fat and cholesterol; and how diet affects mental health, memory, cognitive function, hormonal balance, and cellular aging. With step-by-step guidelines, recipes, and meal recommendations, this book offers sustainable strategies for a primally based, yet modern approach to diet and exercise to reduce stress and anxiety, lose weight, improve sleep and mood, increase energy and immunity, enhance brain function, save money on groceries, and live longer and happier.

Food Rules

A Doctor's Guide to Healthy Eating

Author: Catherine Shanahan

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781452861388

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 166

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Good health doesn't have to be so complicated. The best diet for serious athletes is also the best diet for weight loss, heart health, cancer prevention, and just about everything else. In the spirit of those chefs, journalists, and food writers who have brought a spotlight to the importance of eating well, knowing source, and respecting traditions, Dr. Shanahan adds to this growing food revolution the voice of an experienced physician and scientist. Full of straightforward and memorable advice, Dr. Shanahan's Food Rules offers key details that even her most health-conscious patients had been missing-the details that may save your health.

Perfect Health Diet

Regain Health and Lose Weight by Eating the Way You Were Meant to Eat

Author: Paul Jaminet,Shou-Ching Jaminet

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451699166

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 448

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Suffering from chronic illness and unable to get satisfactory results from doctors, husband and wife scientists Paul and Shou-Ching Jaminet took an intensely personal interest in health and nutrition. They embarked on five years of rigorous research. What they found changed their lives— and the lives of thousands of their readers. In Perfect Health Diet, the Jaminets explain in layman’s terms how anyone can regain health and lose weight by optimizing nutrition, detoxifying the diet, and supporting healthy immune function. They show how toxic, nutrient-poor diets sabotage health, and how on a healthy diet, diseases often spontaneously resolve. Perfect Health Diet tells you exactly how to optimize health and make weight loss effortless with a clear, balanced, and scientifically proven plan to change the way you eat—and feel—forever!

Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet

What to Eat, What to Avoid, and What to Stop Worrying About

Author: Monica Reinagel

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1429967250

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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Tired of trying to figure out what you should be eating for breakfast, or whether it's ever OK to eat before going to bed? Want to know which type of milk, or cereals, or meats are best so that food shopping is easier? Millions of people already eat, look, and feel better thanks to popular podcast host and board-certified nutritionist Monica Reinagel. In her highly-anticipated guidebook she sorts through all the conflicting nutrition information out there and busts outdated food myths, so you'll know exactly what to eat (and what to avoid) once and for all. Don't worry if pasta makes you happy, if chocolate keeps you sane, or if you just can't stand broccoli; no food is off limits and none is required. Instead, Monica walks you through every aisle of the grocery store and through each meal and snack of the day, helping you make healthier choices and answering your burning questions, including: - How often should you eat? - Which organic foods are worth the extra cost? - Does cooking vegetables destroy the vitamins? - Should foods be combined in certain ways for better digestion? Complete with grocery shopping lists, simple, delicious recipes, and sample meal plans, Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet will have you feeling healthier, looking better than ever before, and no longer worrying about what to eat for dinner.

The Personalized Diet

The Pioneering Program to Lose Weight and Prevent Disease

Author: Eran Segal,Eran Elinav

Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style

ISBN: 1478918799

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

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A paradigm-shifting diet book that explains why one-size-fits-all diets don't work and helps readers customize their diet to lose weight and improve health. There are certain things we take as universal truths when it comes to dieting and health: kale is good; ice cream is bad. Until now. When Drs. Segal and Elinav published their groundbreaking research on personalized nutrition, it created a media frenzy. They had proved that individuals react differently to the same foods-a food that might be healthy for one person is unhealthy for another. In one stroke, they made all universal diet programs obsolete. THE PERSONALIZED DIET helps readers understand the fascinating science behind their work, gives them the tools to create an individualized diet and lifestyle plan (based on their reactions to favorite foods) and puts them on the path to losing weight, feeling good, and preventing disease by eating in the way that's right for them.

Beautiful Babies

Nutrition for Fertility, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Baby's First Food

Author: Kristen Michaelis

Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing

ISBN: 9781936608652

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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Did you know that simple changes in your diet could increase your fertility by 60 percent? That what you eat when you're pregnant could affect whether your child will need to wear glasses or braces? That increasing your intake of certain nutrients before you become pregnant could radically decrease your chances of suffering from morning sickness? In Beautiful Babies, nutrition educator Kristen Michaelis reveals the truth about diet and pregnancy. Based on her research of the nutrient-rich diets of healthy and fertile populations around the world, she lays out exactly what you should and shouldn't eat when trying to conceive, during pregnancy, and while breast-feeding. In the first half of the book she explains the ways industrialized foods can prevent pregnancy, how a low-fat diet can increase your likelihood of infertility by 85 percent, what to do if breast-feeding doesn't work for you, why babies can't digest cereal, and gives step-by-step instructions on how and when to introduce your baby's first foods. In the second half of the book she equips you with more than 50 recipes for incorporating traditional fertility-boosting foods into your diet. Beautiful Babies provides you with everything you need to know about having a healthy pregnancy and nourishing your growing baby.

Traditional Foods Are Your Best Medicine

Improving Health and Longevity with Native Nutrition

Author: Ronald F. Schmid, N.D.

Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co

ISBN: 1620553422

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 288

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This book traces the cause of many chronic health problems to our modern diet and shows how a return to traditional foods can improve one's well-being. Modern medicine now recognizes that the present-day Western diet is responsible for many of today's chronic illnesses. Nutritionists and anthropologists have noted the decline in health that accompanies indigenous peoples' transition from traditional to modern diets. In Traditional Foods Are Your Best Medicine, Ron Schmid explains how a return to a traditional diet can help you reduce your risk of heart attack by 50 percent; fight allergies, chronic fatigue, arthritis, skin problems, and headaches; recover from colds and flu in a day or two; and increase your life-expectancy. Chapters focusing on the major food groups, common diets, and health goals enable you to tailor a diet to your special needs. New edition, previously titled Native Nutrition.

Primal Fat Burner

Live Longer, Slow Aging, Super-Power Your Brain, and Save Your Life with a High-Fat, Low-Carb Paleo Diet

Author: Nora Gedgaudas

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501116436

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 368

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Author of the popular Primal Body, Primal Mind and widely recognized Paleo expert and nutritionist Nora Gedgaudas presents a revolutionary and accessible high-fat diet for maintaining health, losing weight, and reversing some chronic diseases. Popular nutritionist Nora Gedgaudas returns with advice that may sound counterintuitive: Eat fat to burn fat. In Primal Fat Burner, she explains the benefits and science behind a ketogenic (or fat-burning) diet, which switches your metabolism from a dependence on sugar to running on healthy fats. As Gedgaudas reveals, numerous studies in recent years refute the long-promoted anti-saturated fat and anti-cholesterol agenda. Now, “with able, funny writing” (Booklist), Gedgaudas explains the science that fat isn’t always a bad thing—if you know the right kinds of fats to eat. In her comprehensible, enjoyable style, she also lays out a practical meal plan with recipes. Author of the bestselling Grain Brain, Dr. David Perlmutter writes in his foreword that Primal Fat Burner is, “Wonderfully actionable, compassionately taking the reader from ‘why’ to ‘how.’” On this diet, you efficiently and effectively metabolize fat (ketones and free fatty acids) as your primary source of fuel, rather than glucose from carbs, starches, and sugars. Because fat is so satisfying, you naturally wind up eating less—without feelings of hunger or deprivation. And natural dietary fat is ultimately the key to feeling better, looking better, thinking clearer, and living longer. Discover all this and more healthy tips in one of the most groundbreaking nutritional books in recent time.

The PlantPlus Diet Solution

Author: Joan Z. Borysenko, Ph.D.

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 1401941494

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 360

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Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., a Harvard-trained cell biologist, health psychologist, and New York Times best-selling author, believes that when you’ve got the right information, you can make powerful choices to change your life. She cuts through the thicket of confusing—and often downright wrong—advice on nutrition and gives you easy-to-digest, bite-sized servings of real scientific information so you can discover which foods your body needs to heal and thrive. Since Joan wears two hats—as a psychologist and a cell biologist—you can trust her to psych out your inner saboteur, enabling you to make the changes you’ve been dreaming of. And as a busy woman who loves good food, she’ll teach you how to make simple, scrumptious, satisfying meals that you and your family will love whether you’re omnivores, vegans, or vegetarians. In this groundbreaking book, Joan will help you: • Get up-to-date information on the nutrition revolution • Make friends with the plants that feed your gut bacteria • Lose the weight and keep it off • Understand how diet changes your genes and how your genes determine your best diet • Fill out a health symptom checklist and track the changes as your personalized PlantPlus Diet optimizes your metabolism • Know which tests to ask your doctor for and why • Create a sleek and streamlined PlantPlus kitchen • Make fabulous meals in minutes with simple recipes and meal plans

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, 5th Ed

Author: Roberta Larson Duyff

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544520599

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 816

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The newest edition of the most trusted nutrition bible. Since its first, highly successful edition in 1996, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide has continually served as the gold-standard resource for advice on healthy eating and active living at every age and stage of life. At once accessible and authoritative, the guide effectively balances a practical focus with the latest scientific information, serving the needs of consumers and health professionals alike. Opting for flexibility over rigid dos and don’ts, it allows readers to personalize their own paths to healthier living through simple strategies. This newly updated Fifth Edition addresses the most current dietary guidelines, consumer concerns, public health needs, and marketplace and lifestyle trends in sections covering Choices for Wellness; Food from Farm to Fork; Know Your Nutrients; Food for Every Age and Stage of Life; and Smart Eating to Prevent and Manage Health Issues.

My Halal Kitchen

Global Recipes, Cooking Tips, and Lifestyle Inspiration

Author: Yvonne Maffei

Publisher: Agate Publishing

ISBN: 1572847808

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

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Yvonne Maffei is the founder of the hugely popular cooking blog and Islamic lifestyle website My Halal Kitchen. Her new book, My Halal Kitchen: Global Recipes, Cooking Tips, and Lifestyle Inspiration, celebrates halal cooking and shows readers how easy it can be to prepare halal meals. Her cookbook collects more than 100 recipes from a variety of culinary traditions, proving that halal meals can be full of diverse flavors. Home cooks will learn to make classic American favorites and comfort foods, as well as international dishes that previously may have seemed out of reach: Coq without the Vin, Shrimp Pad Thai, Chicken Tamales, and many more. The book also includes resources that break down the basics of halal cooking and outline common non-halal ingredients, their replacements, and how to purchase (or make) them. As Maffei often says to her million-plus social media followers, halal cooking elegantly dovetails with holistic living and using locally sourced, organic ingredients. In the halal tradition, every part of the farm-to-fork cycle has importance. This book is an ideal resource not only for Muslim home cooks, but also for any home cook looking to find delicious and healthy recipes from around the globe.

Eat Naked

Unprocessed, Unpolluted, and Undressed Eating for a Healthier, Sexier You

Author: Margaret Floyd

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781608824434

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 208

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Eat Naked with Margaret Floyd for a Sexier You •Are you fed up with counting calories? •Confused by all the diet hype? •Want to eat delicious, real food and look and feel great? Leading nutritional therapist Margaret Floyd's Eat Naked will help you strip away the overprocessed, overpackaged, and overdressed junk food from your diet. It's time to enjoy "naked" foods-whole foods that are fresh, organically grown, and prepared in ways that allow each food's naturally delicious flavors to shine through. In this book, Margaret shows you how to choose the nutrient-dense foods that will make you look and feel so gorgeous, you'll want to take it all off. You'll discover new ways to prepare foods without sacrificing flavor and learn practical tips for eating within your budget. Eat Naked includes easy recipes for all sorts of delicious things you can feel good about eating and making for others. Once you see how great you look and feel when you eat naked, you won't want to eat any other way!

Complete Nutrition

How to Live in Total Health

Author: Michael Sharon

Publisher: Carlton Books Limited

ISBN: 9781847322647

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 491

View: 586

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Nutrition can largely determine how we look, feel and work. It is what helps the body heal itself and prevent disease. This book shows how better nutrition can help you to lose weight, banish fatigue, cope better with stress, lower your cholesterol, ward off cancer and heart disease and put the pep back into your life.

Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

Author: Sareen S. Gropper,Jack L. Smith,Timothy P. Carr

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514217

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 640

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Current, comprehensive, and designed to maximize clarity of essential concepts, longtime best-seller ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM delivers its signature quality content in a student-friendly way. The 7th Edition continues to set the standard through the authors' ability to clearly and accurately explain even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts, while staying at an undergraduate level. It gives students a solid understanding of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates; examines the structures and functions of water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins -- including their regulatory roles in metabolism; and provides information on vitamin and mineral food sources, recommended intakes, deficiency, and toxicity. With ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, 7th Edition, students will be well prepared to continue their studies in the field of nutrition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Poor, Misunderstood Calorie

Appetite and Energy Balance, Proper

Author: William Lagakos

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781453843611

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

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Counting calories to lose weight does not work for the majority of dieters. This happens, in part, because the calories in food are not the same as those expended by the body. This book is intended to explain this misperception, and function as a guide on energy balance and weight management for dieters, nutrition practitioners, and medical professionals.

Genius Foods

Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life

Author: Max Lugavere,Paul Grewal, M.D.

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062562894

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

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New York Times Bestseller Discover the critical link between your brain and the food you eat and change the way your brain ages, in this cutting-edge, practical guide to eliminating brain fog, optimizing brain health, and achieving peak mental performance from media personality and leading voice in health Max Lugavere. After his mother was diagnosed with a mysterious form of dementia, Max Lugavere put his successful media career on hold to learn everything he could about brain health and performance. For the better half of a decade, he consumed the most up-to-date scientific research, talked to dozens of leading scientists and clinicians around the world, and visited the country’s best neurology departments—all in the hopes of understanding his mother’s condition. Now, in Genius Foods, Lugavere presents a comprehensive guide to brain optimization. He uncovers the stunning link between our dietary and lifestyle choices and our brain functions, revealing how the foods you eat directly affect your ability to focus, learn, remember, create, analyze new ideas, and maintain a balanced mood. Weaving together pioneering research on dementia prevention, cognitive optimization, and nutritional psychiatry, Lugavere distills groundbreaking science into actionable lifestyle changes. He shares invaluable insights into how to improve your brain power, including the nutrients that can boost your memory and improve mental clarity (and where to find them); the foods and tactics that can energize and rejuvenate your brain, no matter your age; a brain-boosting fat-loss method so powerful it has been called “biochemical liposuction”; and the foods that can improve your happiness, both now and for the long term. With Genius Foods, Lugavere offers a cutting-edge yet practical road map to eliminating brain fog and optimizing the brain’s health and performance today—and decades into the future.