The Hunter/Farmer Diet Solution: Do You Have the Metabolism of a Hunter Or a Farmer? Find Out... and Achieve Your Health and Weight-Loss Goals

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Hay House, Inc, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 176 pages
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     Americans are overweight, and they're getting heavier. Other than wanting to perform invasive surgical procedures, most doctors offer little help. Their advice is usually "Eat less, exercise more," which falls back on the outdated dogma of calories in/calories out. Medical research on dieting is confusing and often contradictory. Not only are physicians unsure about which weight-loss plan is best, but their patients are, too!

     It has become an "every one for him- or herself" situation, where we're forced to experiment, hoping to hit on the magic weight-loss formula by chance . . . and the increasing number of fad diets makes our odds of picking the right weight-loss plan even less likely. Why can't the medical industry make sense of the overload of information and give us sound advice that actually enables people to lose weight and improve their health?

     Fortunately, recent studies have shined a new light on the subject and may finally help us understand a successful way to diet. This research proves what many men and women have learned through trial and error: some do better on a low-carb diet, and others do better on a low-fat diet. This is because some people have the metabolism of a hunter, while others have the metabolism of a farmer.

     In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Mark Liponis, a leading expert in preventive and integrative medicine, will show you how to determine which type you are so that you can lose weight and improve your health at the same time.

    Once you know your type, you'll be on the road to successful weight loss and greater health and well-being!

 

 

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Mark Liponis works as a doctor at the Canyon Ranch (an upscale diet center). Over the years, he believes he has found the secret to weight loss and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. I can’t say I agree ... Read full review

Contents

ModernDay Hunters and farmers
1
a life of Diets
17
the Hunterfarmer story
37
the Hunter Diet
51
the farmer Diet
69
advice for Hunters and farmers
81
Hunterfarmer Diseases
105
recipes for Hunters
113
recipes for farmers
139
Afterword
171
Acknowledgments
173
About the Author
175
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Mark Liponis, M.D., is the Corporate Medical Director at Canyon Ranch Health Resorts and has been a practicing physician for more than 20 years, including extensive experience in emergency departments and critical care units. The co-author of the New York Times bestseller UltraPrevention and the author of UltraLongevity, Dr. Liponis is internationally recognized as a leading expert in preventive and integrative medicine.

 

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