Eat To Live by Joel Fuhrman, M.D. — The Eat to Live Plan to Prevent and Reverse Diabetes
In this #1 New York Times best seller, Dr. Fuhrman outlines his eating style, centered around his scientific health equation H=N/C (health = nutrients/calories) and offers a precise six-week plan designed for rapid and permanent weight loss. Understanding his concept of toxic hunger is a critical element enabling people to end their addictive drive to overeat. Food addictions can be conquered by focusing on the quality of the calories, not the quantity. Dr. Fuhrman invites readers not only to realize dramatic weight loss (without counting calories or portions) but to experience an energizing and healing transformation. The results will amaze you and help keep you focused as your cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure come down and headaches, gastritis, indigestion, and nasal congestion disappear.
Hailed a "medical breakthrough" by Dr. Mehmet Oz,
Eat To Live offers
a highly effective, safe, and scientifically proven way
to lose weight quickly.
The Eat To Live 2011 revised edition includes lots of new success stories from readers of the original book, plus a brand new chapter highlighting Dr. Fuhrman’s discovery of toxic hunger and the role of food addiction in weight issues. This new chapter provides novel and important insights into weight gain, and explains how and why a diet of high micronutrient quality leads to the sensation of true hunger and maintenance of a healthy weight. It instructs readers on how to leave behind the discomfort of toxic hunger, cravings, and addictions to unhealthy foods.
Other updates include:
New recipes and meal ideas
Inspiring success stories from people who have used the program to lose shockingly large amounts of weight and recover from life-threatening illnesses
New and revised Frequently Asked Questions
All references and material reviewed and updated to reflect current research and knowledge in the field of nutrition.
This easy-to-follow, nutritionally sound diet can help anyone shed pounds quickly-and keep them off.
Losing weight under Dr. Fuhrman's plan is not about willpower: it is about knowledge. The key to this revolutionary diet is the idea of nutrient density expressed by the simple formula:
When the ratio of nutrients to calories is high, fat melts away, and health is restored. Losing 20 pounds in two to three weeks is just the beginning.
The more nutrient-dense food you consume, the more you will be satisfied with fewer calories, and the less you will crave fat and high-calorie foods. If you are a type 2 diabetic, you will likely be insulin-free in no time; if you are on heart medication, your doctor may stop your prescription; if you are planning a June wedding, you will have the dress size of your dreams. Dr. Fuhrman's meal plan offers recipes for power foods and delicious meals that deliver the biggest bang for the caloric buck. He promises that you can lose at least thirty pounds in three months without ever going hungry. Moreover, after you try his Six–Week Plan, you will lose your appetite for unhealthy over processed foods. These types of foods account for America's having the second-highest incidence of cancer and heart disease in the world.
This is a book that will let you live longer, reduce your need for medications and improve your health dramatically. It is a book that will change the way you want to eat, but most important of all, if you follow the Eat To Live diet, you will lose weight faster than you ever thought possible.
Eat To Live Foreign Editions
Eat To Live has been published in many foreign languages. You can purchase the following from DrFuhrman.com:
Eat To Live - Vook Edition
An abridged version of Eat to Live enhanced with video content
What is a Vook? A vook is a new innovation in reading that blends a well-written book, high-quality video and the power of the Internet into a single, complete story. You can read your book, watch videos that enhance the story and connect with authors and your friends through social media all on one screen, without switching between platforms.
Vooks are available in three formats. One is a web-based application that you can view on any computer. With the web-based application you don't have to download programs or install software. Just open your favorite browser, sign in and start reading and watching in an exciting new way.
The other two formats are mobile applications that sync with your Apple device: an iPhone/iPod application and an iPad application — great for reading on the go.
About the Eat To Live Vook This abridged version of Eat To Live (2011 edition) contains content which is enhanced with videos that follow Dr. Fuhrman in his practice, in the kitchen, and at the gym, demonstrating cooking and exercise techniques as well as explaining key concepts from the book.