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The Case For Keto by Gary Taubes
The best-selling author of Why We Get Fat and The Case Against Sugar reveals why the established rules about eating healthy might be the wrong approach to weight loss for millions of people, and how low-carbohydrate, high-fat/ketogenic diets can help so many of us achieve and maintain a healthy weight for life. Based on twenty years of investigative reporting and interviews with 100 practicing physicians who embrace the keto lifetstyle as the best prescription for their patients' health, Taubes's book puts the ketogenic diet movement in the necessary historical and scientific perspective. It makes clear the vital misconceptions in how we've come to think about obesity and diet (no, people do not become fat simply because they eat too much; hormones play the critical role) and uses the collected clinical experience of the medical community to provide essential practical advice. This book sets out to revolutionize how we think about eating healthy, and what foods we can and can't eat to prevent and reverse both obesity and diabetes. For years, health organizations have preached the same rules for losing weight: restrict your calories, eat less, exercise more. So why doesn't it work for everyone? Gary Taubes, whose seminal book Good Calories, Bad Calories and cover stories for The New York Times Magazine changed the way we look at nutrition and health, sets the record straight, clarifying a century of misunderstanding about the differences between diet, weight control, and health. The Case for Keto gives us a revolutionary manifesto for the twenty-first-century fight against obesity and diabetes.
Why We Get Fat And What To Do About It by Gary Taubes
This work is an examination of what makes us fat. In his book Good Calories, Bad Calories, the author, an acclaimed science writer argues that certain kinds of carbohydrates, not fats and not simply excess calories, have led to our current obesity epidemic. Now he brings that message to a wider, nonscientific audience. With fresh evidence for his claim, this book makes his critical argument newly accessible. He reveals the bad nutritional science of the last century, none more damaging than the "calories-in, calories-out" model of why we get fat, the good science that has been ignored, especially regarding insulin's regulation of our fat tissue. He also answers key questions: Why are some people thin and others fat? What roles do exercise and genetics play in our weight? What foods should we eat or avoid? Concluding with an easy-to-follow diet, this book is one key to understanding an international epidemic and a guide to improving our own health.
The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes
From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. 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. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss; and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.
The Ketogenic Bible by Jacob Wilson
The ketogenic diet is emerging as one of the most popular diets for health and weight loss, and for good reason. No other diet has the same benefits for health concerns ranging from obesity and type 2 diabetes to Alzheimer's disease to cancer—not to mention its positive effects on athletic performance. In The Ketogenic Bible, Jacob Wilson and Ryan Lowery offer a comprehensive look at the ketogenic diet and the fat-burning state it induces, ketosis. It's the most complete source for information on keto—not only how to follow a ketogenic diet but also how it affects the bodily systems and processes that are at the core of how we feel and function every day. Their approach is based on the wide range of scientific research that’s been conducted on ketosis, including the research they're doing at their own Applied Science and Performance Institute. Through their work with people who are switching to a ketogenic diet, they also know the most common concerns and questions, so they've included practical tips and advice for following keto, along with more than 75 easy and delicious recipes. No other book offers such an exhaustive, science-based view of what it means to follow a ketogenic diet. This is your one-stop shop for the most tested and accurate information on the ketogenic diet and for answers to all your questions.
Bad Science by Gary Taubes
A science journalist brings to life one of the greatest scientific frauds of our times with the story of the two obscure researchers who claimed to have discovered a clean, no-fuss method for harnessing the energy of a hydrogen bomb. 20,000 first printing.
The Elusive Benefits Of Undereating And Exercise by Gary Taubes
It should come as no surprise that low calorie and low fat diets rarely accomplish what they are expected to do—improve health and slim waistlines. Likewise, exercise, however beneficial it may be to fitness, only increases appetite and so often hinders weight loss. In this sharp and persuasive piece, acclaimed and bestselling science writer Gary Taubes exposes erroneous nutritional guidelines and finally provides evidence to curb misguided “calories-in, calories-out” model for why we get fat. A Vintage Shorts Wellness selection. An ebook short.
The Lost Art Of Healing by Bernard Lown
The author draws on his forty years of experience as a physician to call for a new appreciation of the importance of the doctor-patient relationship and of the art rather than the technology of medicine
The Cancer Code by Dr. Jason Fung
Author of the international bestsellers The Diabetes Code and The Obesity Code Dr. Jason Fung returns with an eye-opening biography of cancer in which he offers a radical new paradigm for understanding cancer—and issues a call to action for reducing risk moving forward. Our understanding of cancer is slowly undergoing a revolution, allowing for the development of more effective treatments. For the first time ever, the death rate from cancer is showing a steady decline . . . but the “War on Cancer” has hardly been won. In The Cancer Code, Dr. Jason Fung offers a revolutionary new understanding of this invasive, often fatal disease—what it is, how it manifests, and why it is so challenging to treat. In this rousing narrative, Dr. Fung identifies the medical community’s many missteps in cancer research—in particular, its focus on genetics, or what he terms the “seed” of cancer, at the expense of examining the “soil,” or the conditions under which cancer flourishes. Dr. Fung—whose groundbreaking work in the treatment of obesity and diabetes has won him international acclaim—suggests that the primary disease pathway of cancer is caused by the dysregulation of insulin. In fact, obesity and type 2 diabetes significantly increase an individual’s risk of cancer. In this accessible read, Dr. Fung provides a new paradigm for dealing with cancer, with recommendations for what we can do to create a hostile soil for this dangerous seed. One such strategy is intermittent fasting, which reduces blood glucose, lowering insulin levels. Another, eliminating intake of insulin-stimulating foods, such as sugar and refined carbohydrates. For hundreds of years, cancer has been portrayed as a foreign invader we’ve been powerless to stop. By reshaping our view of cancer as an internal uprising of our own healthy cells, we can begin to take back control. The seed of cancer may exist in all of us, but the power to change the soil is in our hands.
Growing Up Keto by Kristie Sullivan
Bestselling author Kristie Sullivan teamed up with her teenaged daughter Grace to deliver the ultimate keto family cookbook, Growing Up Keto. This inspiring new book stems from Kristie's personal struggles with growing up obese and then finally finding the right nutritional path for herself and, eventually, her family. The keto lifestyle proved to be the right fit for Kristie, who experienced dramatic weight loss and optimized health. Above and beyond being a success story, Kristie is a busy working mom who is devoted to the health of her two children. When she saw her own daughter begin to struggle with weight just as she had as a child, Kristie committed to supporting her by providing delicious low-carb options, focusing on health instead of weight, and setting an example. With her mother's guidance, Grace made the choice to adopt a keto lifestyle herself, and after six years of success, this mother-and-daughter duo bring to you a first-of-its-kind cookbook dedicated to young adults, teens, kids, and—you guessed it—their moms and dads! Growing Up Keto combines the Sullivans' heartwarming family narrative with a practical, safe, and kid-friendly approach to adopting a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle. The recipes featured in the book were created with the health needs and tastes of kids and teens in mind. Some are so simple that youngsters can take over in the kitchen with little or no help from mom or dad. There are also recipes for celebrations with extended family and friends and meals that parents and kids can cook together, making even simple weeknight dinners more fun. Kristie also includes useful tools and information for parents of kids who eat keto, such as tips and tricks for surviving sleepovers, camp, and other social activities that involve food as well as a guide to helping kids make independent and informed choices for a lifetime of healthy eating. Growing Up Keto is complete with breakfasts, including quick morning meals; lunches, including handy tips on packing for school and overnight trips; main dishes, including celebratory meals; and, of course, classic desserts that kids love. With plenty of options for a wide range of palates, Kristie and Grace leave nothing out. Kids and adults alike will feel satisfied, happy, and healthy! Sample Recipes Include: -Savory Crepes -Peanut Butter Waffles -Grace’s Granola -Trail Mix -Cocoa-Roasted Almonds -Pizza Soup -Baked Ziti -Sloppy Joes -Chicken Fillet Biscuits -Corn Dogs -Fish Sticks -Lasagna -Rice-Free Sushi -Chocolate Cookies with Peanut Butter Cream -Peanut Butter Brownies -Dirt Cake -Limeade
The Science Behind The Ketogenic Diet by Sergio Guzzardi
Tоdау, thе рrоmоtеrѕ оf kеtоgеnіс diеtѕ are ѕtrоnglу оf thе view thаt саrbоhуdrаtеѕ еѕресіаllу thе hіgh glycemic іndеx оnеѕ аrе thе major rеаѕоnѕ whу реорlе gаіn wеight. Insulin іѕ a hоrmоnе that rеgulаtеѕ blood gluсоѕе lеvеlѕ аnd thеrеfоrе mаіntеnаnсе оf thе energy in/еnеrgу out еԛuаtіоn оf thе bоdу whісh rulеѕ bоdу wеіght. Exсеѕѕ аmоuntѕ оf gluсоѕе іn thе blооdѕtrеаm саuѕеѕ thе еxсеѕѕіvе secretion оf іnѕulіn whісh lеаdѕ tо thе storage of thе еxсеѕѕ gluсоѕе іn thе bоdу аѕ еithеr glусоgеn in livеr аnd muѕсlе сеllѕ оr fаt іn fаt сеllѕ. Onе аіm оf kеtоgеnіс diеtѕ іѕ thеrеfоrе tо rеduсе іnѕulіn рrоduсtiоn tо іtѕ bаrеѕt minimum bу drastically rеduсіng саrbоhуdrаtе соnѕumрtіоn whіlе using fаtѕ аnd рrоtеіnѕ tо ѕuррlеmеnt the bоdу'ѕ energy rеԛuіrеmеnt. Dеѕріtе the аbіlіtу of kеtоgеnіс dіеtѕ to reduce іnѕulіn production, thеіr mаіn оbjесtіvе іѕ ultіmаtеlу аіmеd аt inducing thе state оf kеtоѕіѕ. Kеtоѕiѕ can bе rеgаrdеd аѕ a condition оr ѕtаtе іn whісh thе rаtе оf fоrmаtiоn of kеtоnеѕ рrоduсеd bу thе brеаk dоwn of "fаt" іntо "fаttу асidѕ" bу thе lіvеr іѕ grеаtеr thаn thе аbilitу оf tіѕѕuеѕ to оxіdіzе thеm. Kеtоѕіѕ іѕ асtuаllу a ѕесоndаrу ѕtаtе оf thе рrосеѕѕ оf lіроlуѕіѕ (fаt break down).This is a very Comprehensive book! Informative, and easy to understand; it covers the many aspects of the diet in an in depth manner... With solid facts and research backing up the work... Including how the ketogenic diet works, Pros/Cons, and Side effects/remedies, importance of omega 3.There's sections on insulin: Function, resistance, effects of having high insulin, insulin/hormone relationship, nutrients and insulin balance, and even wisdom on the glycemic index! Everything you'll need to know at a touch of your finger.There's something for everyone inside this read... Words on exercise, including body building and aerobic, sweeteners, shopping tips with food lists, basics of cholesterol, fasting and tips for success! It's a great step-by-step guide for the beginner or an add-on for someone who's been doing the Keto Diet for awhile!