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THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION offers a revolutionary lifestyle and diet program that will treat the causes of the current health epidemic, not simply the symptoms. Diabesity describes the state of metabolic imbalance and disease in which over 160 million Americans find themselves. Driven primarily by lifestyle factors, this condition and its life-threatening effects can be reversed. In the book, Dr. Hyman describes the seven keys to wellness--nutrition, hormones, inflammation, digestion, detoxification, energy metabolism, and a calm mind--and explains his six-week healthy-living program. With advice on nutrition, green living, supplements and medication, exercise, and how to personally tailor the plan for optimal results, the book also teaches readers how to maintain health after they have completed the program. Groundbreaking and timely, THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION is the fastest way to lose weight, prevent disease, and feel better than ever.
Mark Hyman, MD, was co-medical director of Canyon Ranch for ten years, and is now the chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine and founder and medical director of The UltraWellness Center. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Ultrametabolism, TheUltramind Solution, and The Ultrasimple Diet, and coauthor of Ultraprevention.
Table of Contents
|How to Use This Book||p. xv|
|Join the Blood Sugar Solution Community Today||p. xxi|
|Do You Have Diabesity?||p. xxiii|
|Introduction. Diabesity: What You Don't Know May Kill You||p. 3|
|Understanding the Modern Plague|
|A Hidden Epidemic: The United States of Diabetes||p. 7|
|The Real Causes of Diabesity||p. 14|
|Seven Myths About Obesity and Diabetes That Keep Us Sick||p. 21|
|Food Addiction: Fixing Your Brain Chemistry||p. 36|
|How Big Food, Big Farming, and Big Pharma Are Killing Us||p. 46|
|Functional Medicine: A New Approach to Reverse This Epidemic||p. 54|
|The Seven Steps to Treating Diabesity|
|Understanding the Seven Steps||p. 63|
|Step 1: Boost Your Nutrition||p. 72|
|Step 2: Regulate Your Hormones||p. 87|
|Step 3: Reduce Inflammation||p. 98|
|Step 4: Improve Your Digestion||p. 111|
|Step 5: Maximize Detoxification||p. 118|
|Step 6: Enhance Energy Metabolism||p. 126|
|Step 7: Soothe Your Mind||p. 134|
|The Blood Sugar Solution: Preparation|
|Start the Journey||p. 141|
|Harness the Power of Community||p. 163|
|Take a Measure of Yourself||p. 172|
|The Six-Week Action Plan|
|Ready. Set. Take Action!||p. 189|
|Week 1: Eat Your Medicine: Nutrition Basics for Everyone||p. 192|
|Week 2: Optimize Metabolism with Nutritional Supplements||p. 215|
|Week 3: Relax Your Mind, Heal Your Body||p. 232|
|Week 4: Fun, Smart Exercise||p. 240|
|Week 5: Live Clean and Green||p. 247|
|Week 6: Personalize the Program||p. 255|
|The Blood Sugar Solution: Weekly Overview||p. 276|
|Get Healthy for Life||p. 287|
|Take Back Our Health|
|Get Healthy Together: Creating a Social Movement||p. 299|
|Conclusion: Reversing the Diabesity Epidemic||p. 313|
|The Blood Sugar Solution Meal Plan and Recipes|
|Your Six-Week Meal Plan||p. 317|
|Recipes and Shopping Lists||p. 322|
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