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Primal Body, Primal Mind: Beyond the Paleo Diet for Total Health and a Longer Life

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New Connexion , March 1, 2012 (view all comments by New Connexion )
If you are into health and nutrition, you’ll love this book. Author Nora T. Gedgaudas includes extensive modern scientific research studies to back up her suggestions. Primal Body, Primal Mind is very in-depth and informative, but don’t let this fool you. The facts are presented in a straight forward way that any average Joe can read and understand. The basic principle behind the book is that to enjoy a longer, healthier life, we need to go back to the caveman way of eating. Gedgaudas suggests that decreasing or eliminating sugar, starches and grains in the diet as well as enjoying moderate protein and good, healthy fats can lead to good health, and “we can enjoy a level of health and vitality one might never have believed possible.” This is one of the best health information books I have read in a long time.
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Jeff Olson, January 26, 2012 (view all comments by Jeff Olson)
As a healthcare practitioner, this book has been invaluable as an aid to helping myself and my patients make positive nutritional changes. In it, she cites an impressive amount of strong scientific research supporting her conclusions and suggestions. Primal Body, Primal Mind is very dense and therefore is not ideal for a "light read" but it is chock full of paradigm-shifting information for those who are hungry for it, as I was. This book may help you and your loved ones live longer, healthier, happier lives. I highly recommend it.
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Sicca Lynn, January 3, 2012 (view all comments by Sicca Lynn)
If you want to lose weight and feel better overall then read this book! I learned so much about how nature intended our systems to work. Start the New Year off right and feed your body what it was meant to eat.
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ISBN:
9781594774133
Author:
Gedgaudas, Nora T
Publisher:
Healing Arts Press
Author:
Gedgaudas, Nora T.
Subject:
Nutrition
Subject:
Diets - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Medicine Nutrition and Psychology
Subject:
PALEO DIET;COOKING;COOKING/HEALTH;HEALING;HEALTH;HEALTH AND HEALING;HEALTH/COOKING;NUTRITION;DIET
Subject:
NUTRITIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH COMPLETE MIND BODY WELLNESS;DIET STRATEGIES CURB SUGAR CRAVINGS PROMOTE FAT BURNING WEIGHT LOSS;REDUCE STRESS ANXIETY IMPROVES SLEEP MOODS INCREASE ENERGY;ENHANCE BRAIN FUNCTION PREVENT CANCER HEART DISEASE;HUNTER GATHERER AGR
Subject:
NUTRITIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH COMPLETE MIND BODY WELLNESS;DIET STRATEGIES CURB SUGAR CRAVINGS PROMOTE FAT BURNING WEIGHT LOSS;REDUCE STRESS ANXIETY IMPROVES SLEEP MOODS INCREASE ENERGY;ENHANCE BRAIN FUNCTION PREVENT CANCER HEART DISEASE;HUNTER GATHERER AGR
Subject:
NUTRITIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH COMPLETE MIND BODY WELLNESS;DIET STRATEGIES CURB SUGAR CRAVINGS PROMOTE FAT BURNING WEIGHT LOSS;REDUCE STRESS ANXIETY IMPROVES SLEEP MOODS INCREASE ENERGY;ENHANCE BRAIN FUNCTION PREVENT CANCER HEART DISEASE;HUNTER GATHERER AGR
Subject:
NUTRITIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH COMPLETE MIND BODY WELLNESS;DIET STRATEGIES CURB SUGAR CRAVINGS PROMOTE FAT BURNING WEIGHT LOSS;REDUCE STRESS ANXIETY IMPROVES SLEEP MOODS INCREASE ENERGY;ENHANCE BRAIN FUNCTION PREVENT CANCER HEART DISEASE;HUNTER GATHERER AGR
Subject:
PALEOLITHIC RESEARCH COMPLETE MIND-BODY WELLNESS;CURB SUGAR CRAVING PROMOTE FAT BURNING LOSE WEIGHT;EAT REDUCE STRESS ANXIETY IMPROVE SLEEP MOOD;INCREASE ENERGY IMMUNITY MEMORY BRAIN FUNCTION;DISEASES CIVILIZATION CANCER HEART MENTAL ILLNESS
Subject:
PALEOLITHIC RESEARCH COMPLETE MIND-BODY WELLNESS;CURB SUGAR CRAVING PROMOTE FAT BURNING LOSE WEIGHT;EAT REDUCE STRESS ANXIETY IMPROVE SLEEP MOOD;INCREASE ENERGY IMMUNITY MEMORY BRAIN FUNCTION;DISEASES CIVILIZATION CANCER HEART MENTAL ILLNESS
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2nd Edition, New Edition
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
28 bandamp;w illustrations
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 22.54 oz

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Product details 416 pages Healing Arts Press - English 9781594774133 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Examining the healthy lives of our Paleolithic ancestors, this book shows how our modern diet leads to weight gain and "diseases of civilization," and provides dietary strategies to counter the nutritional problems of eating grains, gluten, soy, dairy, and starchy vegetables.
"Synopsis" by , Combining your body’s Paleolithic needs with modern nutritional and medical research for complete mind-body wellness

• Provides sustainable diet strategies to curb sugar cravings, promote fat burning and weight loss, reduce stress and anxiety, improve sleep and moods, increase energy and immunity, and enhance memory and brain function

• Shows how our modern diet leads to weight gain and “diseases of civilization”--such as cancer, osteoporosis, metabolic syndrome, heart disease, and ADD

• Explains how diet affects the brain, hormone balance, and the aging process and the crucial role of vitamin D in cancer and disease prevention

Examining the healthy lives of our pre-agricultural Paleolithic ancestors and the marked decline in stature, bone density, and dental health and the increase in birth defects, malnutrition, and disease following the implementation of the agricultural lifestyle, Nora Gedgaudas shows how our modern grain- and carbohydrate-heavy low-fat diets are a far cry from the high-fat, moderate-protein hunter-gatherer diets we are genetically programmed for, leading not only to lifelong weight gain but also to cravings, mood disorders, cognitive problems, and “diseases of civilization”--such as cancer, osteoporosis, metabolic syndrome (insulin resistance), heart disease, and mental illness.

Applying modern discoveries to the basic hunter-gatherer diet, she culls from vast research in evolutionary physiology, biochemistry, metabolism, nutrition, and chronic and degenerative disease to unveil a holistic lifestyle for true mind-body health and longevity. Revealing the primal origins and physiological basis for a high-fat, moderate-protein, starch-free diet and the importance of adequate omega-3 intake--critical to our brain and nervous system but sorely lacking in most people’s diets--she explains the nutritional problems of grains, gluten, soy, dairy, and starchy vegetables; which natural fats promote health and which (such as canola oil) harm it; the crucial role of vitamin D in cancer and disease prevention; the importance of saturated fat and cholesterol; and how diet affects mental health, memory, cognitive function, hormonal balance, and cellular aging. With step-by-step guidelines, recipes, and meal recommendations, this book offers sustainable strategies for a primally based, yet modern approach to diet and exercise to reduce stress and anxiety, lose weight, improve sleep and mood, increase energy and immunity, enhance brain function, save money on groceries, and live longer and happier.

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