My diet can beat up your diet. I’m not kidding. After one month of nothing but beer and sausage, I lost 14 pounds and cut my cholesterol in half. I did it without powders or pills, without blending food into sludge, and without getting divorced.
I did it by drinking carb-loaded, gluten-filled, and alcohol-containing quality craft beer. I did it by eating fat-filled, chemically-injected, and highly-processed meat tubes of glorious sausage. And all under a doctor’s supervision.
Why did something that should be bad turn out to be so good?
Here’s the nasty truth about fad diets: The science behind them is questionable, if not pure crap. But that doesn’t stop popular opinion, the news media, or quasi-celebrities from climbing on board the latest trend. As a result, an entire generation has been conditioned to think this food is good for you and that food is bad for you. It may make for an interesting talk show, but your stomach and a few billion years of evolution aren’t watching. Like all living creatures, our bodies are designed to break down food into proteins, amino acids, and trace minerals — and use them. We get into trouble when we overload that system, shoving more food down the pipe than the system can handle.
My doctor and I started with the proposition that, in moderation, you could eat just about anything and lose weight. We were right, but we made some unexpected discoveries along the way. Follow along as patient and physician walk you through this tasty — and a little buzzy — month-long journey to better health.
“My new hero!” – Shmonty, 93.3 KDKB Morning Show Host
Evo Terra is … eclectic. Over the years, he’s been a nationally syndicated radio show host, professional public speaker, digital business strategist, skapunk bassist, author, hockey coach, mentor, haunted house denizen, farmer and skeptic. He digs starting things and is the co-founder of Podiobooks.com, founder of #evfn, co-founder of ePublish Unum, and the originator of The Beer Diet!
When he’s not drinking, he writes books. He’s the co-author of Podcasting for Dummies and Expert Podcasting Practices for Dummies (yeah, stupid title), the author of Making Killer Google+ Profiles; A Modern Indie Author’s Guide, and the author of Writing Awesome Book Blurbs; A Modern Indie Author’s Guide. For now.
Dr. Terry Simpson resides in Phoenix and his great passions are cooking, research, writing, surgery, and above all, his son. He received his bachelors, masters, and medical degree from The University of Chicago . He has authored a number of scientific papers, as well as books, and a few blogs. His current area of research involve the hypothesis that teaching patients to cook becomes the ultimate lifestyle change for people – and a bit about diets.
Dr. Simpson, when not doing research – can be found in the operating room where he sees a small, but select group of patients. While he performs weight loss surgery, his first rule for his patients is that they make changes to their lifestyles. ”I spend more time teaching them to cook than I do operating on them. “ He has developed Weight Loss Fest, where his theme is for patients to adopt a better lifestyle by cooking better and more interesting foods. Dr. Simpson also examines diet plans from others with a skeptical, educated eye.
With 2 million copies sold, The China Study has been hailed as one of the most important health and nutrition books ever published. It reveals that a whole foods, plant-based diet is the best way to stop widespread growth of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
This new edition of the bestselling China Study Cookbook puts the groundbreaking scientific findings of The China Study on your plate. Written by LeAnne Campbell, daughter of The China Study coauthor T. Colin Campbell, The China Study Cookbook is now expanded to feature even more delicious, easy-to-prepare plant-based recipes—with no added fat and minimal sugar and salt.
All of LeAnne’s recipes follow three important principles: 1) optimal nutrition is based on eating foods, not taking supplements; 2) the closer foods are to their native states when eaten, the greater their long-term health benefits; and 3) choosing locally grown organic produce whenever possible maximizes nutritional value.
Inside, discover time-tested favorites and brand-new dishes:Almond-Topped Blueberry Coffee Cake Ensalada Azteca Green Banana Cassava Soup Peanut Butter Bars Cassava (Yuca) con Cebollas Black Bean Chipotle Burgers Sweet Potato Enchiladas Passion Fruit Bliss Cheese(less) Cake Delight
LeAnne invites you into her kitchen to share the recipes she uses to nourish her own family. She also offers a look inside her organization, Global Roots, which strives to create sustainable communities around the globe through whole foods, plant-based eating.
Filled with tips on substitutions and keeping foods nutrient-rich, The China Study Cookbook shows you how to transform your health and the health of your entire family—along with contributing to the health of your community and the world—all while enjoying incredible meals.
“Not only full of insights but also surprisingly funny. Read it to understand why the world became fat, how to reverse the epidemic—and how to stay thin yourself.”
—Andreas Eenfeldt, MD, Founder of dietdoctor.com
Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones—in everyone—and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss.
In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps, a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels, Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight—for good.
Now, these wellness experts offer a solution—a fusion of “Keto” diet and interval eating. The Dubrow Keto Fusion Diet is the ultimate answer for anyone trying to get healthy, lose weight, and maintain a fit lifestyle, while still truly enjoying their life. The Dubrows show you how skip the guilt and eat plenty of great food—while losing weight.
Backed by science and proven to be one of the most effective weight-loss regimens available, their methods have seen great success, demonstrated by their test groups who speak positively not just of the results but of the experience. This fusion diet cuts out the challenges that make the keto or intermittent fasting diets impossible to follow or sustain by combining them into one, simple yet transformative solution. With The Dubrow Keto Fusion Diet, you’ll feel and look great—and you’ll experience effortless appetite control.
The authors provide delicious, healthy keto recipes with a simple, flexible interval eating schedule to help you transform your life with a 12:8:4 hourly eating schedule (12- reset/fast, 8 - recharge, 4 - fuel) to get you to nutritional ketosis. Focusing on both when and what you eat, the Dubrows will help you reprogram your cells to metabolize fat for fuel, normalize blood sugar, fight inflammation, increase your energy, and reach your goal weight once and for all.
Sustainable and easy, The Dubrow Keto Fusion Diet features unbelievably tasty recipes that partner with the diet, offering meals and snacks that the entire family will enjoy. This book will not only change the way you eat—it will change your life!