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The obesity code : unlocking the secrets of weight loss

by Fung, Jason (Author)

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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. Flying in the face of the weight-loss recommendations that have failed in the past, this book reveals that obesity is a hormonal, not a... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Part 1: The epidemic
  • 1. How obesity became an epidemic
  • 2. Inheriting obesity
  • Part 2: The calorie deception
  • 3. The calorie-reduction error
  • 4. The exercise myth
  • 5. The overfeeding paradox
  • Part 3: A new model of obesity
  • 6. A new hope
  • 7. Insulin
  • 8. Cortisol
  • 9. The Atkins onslaught
  • 10. Insulin resistance: the major player
  • Part 4: the social phenomenon of obesity
  • 11. Big food, more food and the new science of diabesity
  • 12. Poverty and obesity
  • 13. Childhood obesity
  • Part 5: What's wrong with our diet?
  • 14. The deadly effects of fructose
  • 15. The diet soda delusion
  • 16. Carbohydrates and protective fiber
  • 17. Protein
  • 18. Fat phobia
  • Part 6: the solution
  • 19. What to eat
  • 20. When to eat
  • Appendix A: Sample meal plans (with fasting protocols)
  • Appendix B: Fasting: a practical guide
  • Appendix C: Meditation and sleep hygiene to reduce cortisol.
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