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The Nutrition Solution: A Guide to Your Metabolic Typeby Harold J Kristal
Synopses & Reviews
What constitutes healthy eating, and a healthy weight, has become a hugely complex—and too often vexing—question for those looking to discover, attain, and maintain their ideal weight. The Nutrition Solution takes a fresh approach. Based on the idea that no single diet is universally applicable, the book first shows readers how to determine their body type. Next, Dr. Kristal, who runs a nutritional clinic, outlines the appropriate diet for each type, including which foods to include and which to avoid. Dr. Kristal worked extensively with William Wolcott, the originator of metabolic typing, and draws on scientific studies to show struggling dieters the way to practical, healthful eating for each metabolic type. Included are detailed strategies for finding freedom from out-of-control food cravings—the downfall of many a dieter.
There is no one diet that is universally to all people. The theory of Metabolic Type is based on the observation that of all the physiological systems in the body there are two that control the metabolism - the Oxidative and the Autonomic Systems. This guide covers two basic diets.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-269) and index.
Based on the idea that no single diet is universally applicable to everyone, this book is a user-friendly guide to eating for optimal health according to metabolic type. Photos & tables.
About the Author
Dr. Kristal maintains a busy Metabolic Typing practice at Metabolic Nutrition, his practice in San Rafael, California. He also teaches several Metabolic Typing seminars each year to health professionals, both in the U.S. an in Europe, has been interviewed on several radio and television shows, and has spoken before various health groups. He has also published numerous articles on nutrition and Metabolic Typing.
A long-time student of nutrition and health trends, James M Haig, B.A. Hons., N.C. is a nutritionist, health educator, and health writer living and working in Marin County, California. He has studied and practiced Metabolic Typing with Dr. Harold J. Kristal since 1998. When not involved in his nutritional pursuits, James likes to get lost in the hills near his home in Northern California.
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