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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. The new chapter on food addiction 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. 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.
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.