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Overview Examines the current causes of the obesity epidemic, discussing dietary factors such as the consumption of refined oil and sugar products and a reduction in the consumption of fish, and advocating a change to a healthier diet.
"Toxic Fat: When Good Fat Turns Bad, " provides a revolutionary new understanding of our current obesity epidemic by showing that it can be viewed as a form of cancer to be treated using the clinically proven pathway to change the expression of your genes using food as a drug to rid your body of toxic fat.
For many of us, one of the first signs of toxic fat is the accumulation of excess body fat. In fact, obesity can be viewed as a form of "cancer" that is driven by toxic fat. However, only when this toxic fat begins to spread into the bloodstream does it begin to attack your other organs leading to early development of chronic disease. This is why some people can be overweight and be quite healthy, while others can be of normal weight and be quite sick. What ultimately determines your state of wellness is not your weight but the levels of toxic fat in your blood. This book changes forever how we look at the fat on our body and its impact on the future of health care in America.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.22" Width: 6.34" Height: 1.24" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 2008
Publisher Thomas Nelson
ISBN 1401604293 ISBN13 9781401604295
Availability 0 units.
More About Barry Sears
Barry Sears, Ph.D., is one of the world s leading medical researchers on the hormonal effects of food. He is the author of fourteen books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller The Zone, and the New York Times bestsellers Mastering the Zone and Zone-Perfect Meals in Minutes. His books have sold more than six million copies in the United States and have been translated into twenty-two languages. Dr. Sears has been a frequent guest on many national programs, including 20/20, Today, Good Morning America, and CBS Morning News. He continues his research into the role of the inflammatory process in diabetes, heart disease, and neurological disorders as the president of the nonprofit Inflammation Research Foundation. The father of two grown daughters, Dr. Sears lives in Swampscott, Massachusetts, with his wife, Lynn."
Barry Sears currently resides in Swampacott, in the state of Massachusetts. Barry Sears was born in 1947.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Toxic Fat: When Good Fat Turns Bad?
Best Zone Book Yet Jan 30, 2010
I believe this is the best book about the Zone yet. It is based on the newest medical research, particularly about diabetes and heart disease. It felt empowering to read about practical and everyday advice in regards to this major health crisis. How to best be diagnosed years before "toxic imflamation" can damage your body and how to reverse it. I know I will follow Dr. Sear's advice even more now than 10 years ago, when I read his first book, which also changed my view on diet and health.
Toxic Fat Nov 8, 2009
I'll be very brief, the book reminds me of the South Beach Diet. Nothing new here, no astounding revelations. Fat is bad,with the exception of Virgin Olive Oil.
In essence, if you want to lose weight, eat less than the calories you burn. Every diet in the world works if we only follow this very simple formula!
Health Sep 17, 2009
I've read Dr Sears previous books and found them excellent. The data in "Toxic Fat" is similar but explained much better. This is the best book on diet & health I have ever read.
FAT ATTACK Dec 6, 2008
Toxic fat- the title alone makes you sit up and take notice, then the author `s name- Dr Sears let's you know the book is going to be full of useful information and back up with science. This time around the author address obesity from the inflammation point of view and should be treated with the same seriousness of cancer. The book will break down how and why body fat is destroying your health and how to overcome it with easy step by step process of diet and supplementing your diet with the right amount of healthy nutrition.
toxic fat explained Dec 1, 2008
excellent , in depth explanation of why we hold onto fat and the foods that cause the "fat trap" to store energy.I found the book sometimess a little to in depth but it's worth it to understand, in order to change.I use this book and Zone meals to modify my daily eating habits, not to hard to do with all the great menu ideas and glycemic index suggestions. highly reccomended.