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Hormonal Balance: Understanding Hormones, Weight, and Your Metabolism [Paperback]

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Item description for Hormonal Balance: Understanding Hormones, Weight, and Your Metabolism by Scott Isaacs, Todd Leopold & M.D. Shulman Neil...

An accessible guide to balancing hormones and maximizing metabolism levels provides updated coverage of the role of hormones in weight control, making recommendations on how to incorporate diet changes and other remedies for a variety of health benefits. Original.

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First published in 2002 and now updated and expanded, Hormonal Balance pioneered the idea that hormones play a key role in weight loss and weight control. Writing in clear, simple terms, Dr. Scott Isaacs profiles each hormone system, discussing what can go wrong and how imbalances can affect weight and even perpetuate obesity. Explaining how to reverse symptoms of hormonal imbalance through diet changes and other remedies, the book expands the discussion, teaching readers how to deal with everything from menstrual cycles to diabetes by recognizing and remedying hormonal problems.

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Pages   400
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1" Width: 5.75" Height: 9"
Weight:   1.4 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 1, 2006
Publisher   Bull Publishing Company
ISBN  1933503041  
ISBN13  9781933503042  

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More About Scott Isaacs, Todd Leopold & M.D. Shulman Neil

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Scott Isaacs is a Solutions Director with SafeNet Consulting, in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, area. Although introduced to computers and programming in the early '80s, it wasn't until the mid-'90s that Scott realized he would rather be writing software for a living, instead of pursuing a career as a physicist or mathematician. He's worked in a number of industries, including government, news, fi nance, marketing, and product development, holding early positions at three successful start-ups. Additionally, Scott runs the WI .NET Users Group and plays bass guitar in his church band. Originally from California, Scott moved to Wisconsin in 1999. Two days after his arrival, he met a girl. Kelly and Scott have been happily married since 2001 and have two amazing children, Charlize and Brytan. You can connect with Scott at or

Scott Isaacs currently resides in Atlanta, in the state of Georgia.

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He's misinformed  Jan 3, 2008
I was enjoying this book until I came upon the Thyroid section where he stated that natural thyroid meds, like Armour, are actually dangerous and should not be used if you can take a synthetic version, like Synthroid. He says the dosage in Armour varies and is inconsistent. This is not true, as many many people, including myself, take it everyday and feel great instead of taking the synthetic stuff.
I was shocked to read that.
The most comprehensive book I have read thus far on total hormones.
Easy reading, easy to understand. Book covers many hormones, their function in the body & how to get/keep them healthy.
If you have felt tired, depressed, exhausted, moody, forgetful - READ THIS BOOK. It is not just a matter of ageing.
Informative  Jan 11, 2007
Very informative. Good technical information in easy to understand terms. Appears to be very thorough. However, his dietary recommendations are lacking. Good, healthy nutrition does not include such things like processed foods and artificial sweeteners. There is so much good nutritional information available that never made it into this book.
Disappointing  Jan 21, 2006
There's some medical information which you could find on the internet but it is disconnected by any theme. Also, the author claims that it is proved that high carbohydrate diets cause insulin resistance and diabetes.(pg76) He obviously hasn't read "The China Study" by T.C. Campbell. Nor has he read "Mastering Leptin" by B. Richards, otherwise he would not recommend snacking as a way to lose weight. There is a lot of information about drugs and supplements for serious illnesses which may not be useful to the reader looking for the hormonal connection to weight issues. For that read "Mastering Leptin" and "The China study".
One of the Better Books on the Subject  Oct 28, 2005
"Hormonal Balance" details the functions of the thyroid, pituitary gland, adrenals, kidneys, the brain, androgen, estrogen, cortisol and stress hormones and how they all play a part in ensuring that the host person can enjoy the best quality of life. If that delicate balance is disrupted, due to excessive alcohol or caffeine, for example, or eating too much of the wrong kinds of foods, etc., then the effects should be obvious: irritability, nervousness, moodiness, depression and anxiety, and other conditions. Women should find this book especially useful, since it candidly discusses the causes, effects and corrections of PMS and menopause. This book is just as much for men, too. Mr. Isaac is convinced that obesity is the cause as well as the result of a poor, deficient dietary and exercise regimen. Reduction or elimination of lipids (fats), decreased sugar, counting calories sensibly, monitoring weight and maintaining exercise are all detailed in a way not found in other books. The eleven chapters perfectly over the 397 pages is one of the best literary, medical and wellbeing investments that can be readily purchased today.

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