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Stash Plan

Stash Plan

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The instant New York Times bestseller!

From Laura Prepon, star of Orange Is the New Black, and integrative nutritionist Elizabeth Troy comes an exciting 21-day plan combining the latest in food science with ancient dietary wisdom, to shed stubborn weight for good and achieve overall wellness.

Despite her glowing on-screen presence as the star of That 70's Show and Orange Is the New Black, Laura Prepon has always struggled with weight issues, digestive issues, bloating, and low energy. After years of starving herself with crazy diets and punishing herself with tortuous workouts, Prepon met integrative nutritionist Elizabeth Troy, who combines Eastern holistic medicine and food science in her practice. Troy "unstuck" Prepon's malfunctioning organs and metabolism through targeted eating and stretching that finally allowed her to lose those stubborn pounds and thrive.

Wanting to share this life-changing success, Prepon joined with Troy to create The Stash Plan, a 21-day plan and lifestyle guide that combines modern nutritional science with Chinese Meridian Theory (CMT) to detoxify the body and burn fat. In The Stash Plan, you'll learn what to cook and how to create a combinable "stash" of meals--proteins, carbs, and vegetables--and nutritional bone broths to eat throughout the week. With twice-weekly cooking sessions as the basis of the plan, Prepon and Troy will show you how to make healthy, budget-friendly meals that are easy and ideal for a busy, on-the-go lifestyle. The Stash Plan gives you the key to heal yourself from the inside out and start living the life you've always wanted.

Stop & Drop Diet

Stop & Drop Diet

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New York Times best-selling author and Reader's Digest editor-in-chief Liz Vaccariello presents the easiest diet ever, offering quick and easy meals you can find or make anywhere you go using your favorite everyday brand-name foods--so you can drop up to a pound a day!

Want to drop up to a pound a day? You don't have to give up your favorite foods or become a slave to your stove. Just follow this guide to lightening up by making little tweaks to your favorite breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. After analyzing the more than 40,000 products in the average supermarket plus menu items at popular chain restaurants and ingredients in everyday recipes, New York Times best-selling author and Reader's Digest editor-in-chief Liz Vaccariello reveals the hidden fat bombs you're eating--and the simple, healthier substitutes that taste just as good. She tells you how to change brands, substitute similar foods, order better takeout and restaurant meals, and buy smarter at the grocery store. Losing weight has never been so simple!

Featuring more than 500 photographs, Stop and Drop Diet offers a mix-and-match 3-phase meal plan that's designed for fast weight loss and maximum flexibility along with balanced nutrition for good health. In each phase, simply choose from the lists of quick and easy meals, which include a variety of:

- packaged foods from the supermarket, from Kellogg's Special K granola bar to Starkist Chunk Light Tuna to Progresso canned soups and Lean Cuisine frozen dinners
- restaurant and on-the-go choices, from Wendy's cheeseburger and McDonald's Egg McMuffin to Chipotle salads and TGIF's Sizzling Chicken and Spinach
- simple 5-ingredient recipes, from a banana-berry smoothie to a turkey sandwich to a cheesy bean tortilla

- snacks and desserts, from chips and salsa to ice cream sandwiches and even Starbucks cake pops

There are no hard-to-find brands or expensive ingredients, and you can find something to eat anywhere you go, no matter what your taste or lifestyle.

The book also includes:
- an at-a-glance visual guide to the worst choices for each dish (the ones you want to stop eating) and the best choices for each dish (the ones you want to starting eating instead)
- inspiring stories and advice from the 10 real readers who tested out the diet, most of whom lost more than a pound a day in the first 5 days and continued to lose weight steadily (up to 20 pounds in 4 weeks and counting!)
- simple suggestions for substituting healthy, filling, and delicious foods to create your own meals to stop and drop a pound a day

From the team that created the bestselling Digest Diet and 21-Day Tummy Diet, here is a healthy, effective, and sustainable way to lose weight fast and keep it off for life; Stop & Drop a Pound a Day is truly the easiest diet ever.

Strong Women Stay Young

Strong Women Stay Young

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Turn back the clock in just two at-home sessions per week!

This scientifically proven strength-training program:

Replaces fat with muscle
Reverses bone loss
Improves energy and balanceRevised--new streamlined program!

The scientifically proven strength-training program that turns back the clock for women aged 35 and up--from the famed research labs of Tufts University

Miriam E. Nelson's research created worldwide news when the results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. After a year of strength training twice a week, women's bodies were 15 to 20 years more youthful. They had less fat and more muscle; bone loss was prevented or reversed; their strength and energy increased dramatically; and they showed surprising gains in balance and flexibility. No other program--whether diet, medication, or aerobic exercise--has ever achieved comparable results.

Strong Women Stay Young shows how any woman can achieve the same benefits at home, in a program tailored to her individual needs. A bestseller in its first edition, it has now been revised to be even easier to use. It features eight streamlined exercises with fully illustrated instructions; new supplemental moves for the back, abs, and more; a complete program to do at the gym; plus an all-new chapter for men. Significant improvements are seen after just four weeks.

Filled with inspiring quotes from women aged 35 to 92 who transformed their lives with this program, Strong Women Stay Young provides the information and motivation to make a real difference in women's lifelong health.


Now revised, this new edition will include:

A streamlined program for new readers
New state-of-the-art scientific information
New options and more than a dozen supplemental exercises for expanding and individualizing the program
Some information for men interested in this dynamic program

All the original reader-friendly aspects remain. STRONG WOMEN STAY YOUNG is fully illustrated, and the step-by-step instructions are accessible and clear. Inspiring stories of women of all ages who transformed their lives with strength training are sprinkled throughout. Strong women do stay young--and reverse bone loss, increase energy, improve
balance and flexibility--and this is the book to tell them how.

Summary of Jeff S. Volek's the Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living

Summary of Jeff S. Volek's the Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book.

In their book, "The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living: An Expert Guide to Making the Life-Saving Benefits of Carbohydrate Restriction Sustainable and Enjoyable," Jeff S. Volek and Stephen D. Phinney make a convincing argument that the human body does not NEED carbohydrates to survive and provide the science behind their claims.

This SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis offers supplementary material to "The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living" to help you distill the key takeaways, review the book's content, and further understand the writing style and overall themes from an editorial perspective. Whether you'd like to deepen your understanding, refresh your memory, or simply decide whether or not this book is for you, SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis is here to help. Absorb everything you need to know in under 20 minutes!

What does this SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis Include?

  • Executive Summary of the original book
  • Editorial Review
  • Key Players in the book
  • Key takeaways & analysis from each chapter
  • Brief chapter-by-chapter summaries
  • A short bio of the the authors
  • Original Book Summary Overview
    "The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living" is for both the person handling diabetes or experiencing carbohydrate intolerance, as well as for the healthy person who wants to fortify their health and avoid these diseases and conditions through adopting a revolutionary diet lifestyle that is equally rewarding. Phinney and Volek discuss in detail the nature of the human diet, breaking down the essential food families, their role in human body health, and their relative proportions in both the base and high-performance settings. In particular, the book maps the energy reserves contained in proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, and shows how the interplay of the three foods can supply the daily calorific body needs.

    BEFORE YOU BUY: The purpose of this SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis is to help you decide if it's worth the time, money and effort reading the original book (if you haven't already). SUMOREADS has pulled out the essence-but only to help you ascertain the value of the book for yourself. This analysis is meant as a supplement to, and not a replacement for, "The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living."

    Super Shred: The Big Results Diet: 4 Weeks, 20 Pounds, Lose It Faster

    Super Shred: The Big Results Diet: 4 Weeks, 20 Pounds, Lose It Faster

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    The diet that works faster and forever!

    SUPER SHRED

    Using the same principles--meal spacing, snacking, meal replacement and diet confusion--that made his SHRED a major #1 bestseller--Dr. Ian K. Smith has developed what dieters told him they needed: a quick-acting plan that is safe and easy to follow at home, at work, or on the road.

    SUPER SHRED

    It's a program with four week-long cycles:

    --Foundation, when you'll eat four meals and three snacks a day, start shedding pounds and set yourself up for success

    --Accelerate, when you'll kick it up and speed up weight loss

    --Shape, the toughest week in the program, and the one that will get your body back by keeping it guessing

    --Tenacious, a final sprint that cements your improved eating habits and melts off those last stubborn pounds

    The SHRED system never leaves you hungry. It's a completely new way to lose weight, stay slender, and feel fantastic about your body, mind and spirit!

    Includes more than 50 all-new recipes for meal replacing smoothies and soups!

    SuperFoods Rx: Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life

    SuperFoods Rx: Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life

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    The super-bestselling book that's enhancing Americans' health

    By eating the fourteen SuperFoods highlighted in Dr. Steven Pratt's instant bestseller, you can actually stop the incremental deteriorations that lead to common ailments and diseases

  • Beans -- reduce obesity
  • Blueberries -- lower risk for cardiovascular disease
  • Broccoli -- lowers the incidence of cataracts and fights birth defects
  • Oats -- reduce the risk of type II diabetes
  • Oranges -- prevent strokes
  • Pumpkin -- lowers the risk of various cancers
  • Wild salmon -- lowers the risk of heart disease
  • Soy -- lowers cholesterol
  • Spinach -- decreases the chance of cardiovascular disease and age-related macular degeneration
  • Tea -- helps prevent osteoporosis
  • Tomatoes -- raise the skin's sun protection factor
  • Turkey -- helps build a strong immune system
  • Walnuts -- reduce the risk of developing coronary heart disease, diabetes, and cancer
  • * Yogurt-promotes strong bones and a healthy heart

    SuperFoods Rx includes recipes created by Chef Michel Stroot of the Golden Door Spa and teaches you how to incorporate SuperFoods and their sidekicks into your diet. SuperFoods Rx is an indispensable guide to a healthy, long, and energetic life.

    Tai Chi Handbook

    Tai Chi Handbook

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    The ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi explained. This work highlights the different ways Tai Chi can best be focused for optimal benefits: to improve health as exercise, connecting the mind and body through meditation, or as self-defense. Photographs accompany form descriptions to better show the rhythmic and graceful postures that together make the fluid movements of Tai Chi. Regular practice of this relaxed mental-physical exercise, often described as meditation in motion, increases coordination, balance, and harmony with nature. Herman Kauz, widely-respected teacher of Tai Chi (and a practitioner of not only Tai Chi but also Akido, Judo, and Karate) here distills the very central theses of Tai Chi lifestyle and practice. A perfect manual for the beginner or the seasoned expert, the Tai Chi Handbook is a classic in its field, now revised for a new generation of readers.
    Tao of Nutrition

    Tao of Nutrition

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    The Tao of Nutrition provides information on making every meal therapeutic, teaching you how to make appropriate food choices for your ailments, your constitution, and the season of the year. This ancient knowledge from China provides guidance for the seasoned practitioner, as well as the new student of healthy living. By balancing your energies, the body heals itself. Balance is the key to health.
    The Complete Guide to Fasting

    The Complete Guide to Fasting

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    Thousands of books have been written about the latest and greatest diets that will help people lose weight and improve health. But a key element in any successful nutritional health program is a tried-and-true method that most people haven't thought about--yet it could be revolutionary for taking health to the next level. This ancient secret is fasting.

    Fasting is not about starving oneself. When done right, it's an incredibly effective therapeutic approach that produces amazing results regardless of diet plan. In fact, Toronto-based nephrologist Dr. Jason Fung has used a variety of fasting protocols with more than 1,000 patients, with fantastic success. In The Complete Guide to Fasting, he has teamed up with international bestselling author and veteran health podcaster Jimmy Moore to explain what fasting is really about, why it's so important, and how to fast in a way that improves health. Together, they make fasting as a therapeutic approach both practical and easy to understand.

    The Complete Guide to Fasting explains:

    - why fasting is actually good for health
    - who can benefit from fasting (and who won't)
    - the history of fasting
    - the various ways to fast: intermittent, alternate-day, and extended fasting
    - what to expect when starting to fast
    - how to track progress while fasting
    - the weight loss effects of fasting
    - how to ward off potential negative effects from fasting

    The book also provides tools to help readers get started and get through their fasts, including a 7-Day Kick-Start Fasting Plan and healing liquid recipes.

    There Is a Cure for Diabetes

    There Is a Cure for Diabetes

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    Written to provide hope, serious results, and life-long success to diabetes sufferers, this updated edition offers insight into anti-aging, holistic health, how to revitalize your diet, and more

    Dr. Gabriel Cousens offers an innovative approach to the prevention and healing of what he calls chronic diabetes degenerative syndrome. A leading medical authority in the world of live-food nutrition, Dr. Cousens exposes the dangers of excess glucose and fructose as the key causes of this seemingly unstoppable epidemic that affects more than 25 million Americans and 347 million people worldwide. Cousens, whose Diabetes Recovery Program is the most successful anti-diabetes program in the world, presents a 3-week plan that focuses on a moderate­-low complex carbohydrate, live food, plant-source-only diet that reverses diabetes to a physiology of health and well-being by resetting the genetic expression of a person's DNA. The program renders insulin and related medicines unnecessary within 4 days as the blood sugar drops to normal levels, and the diabetic shifts into a nondiabetic physiology within 2 weeks.

    Substantially revised throughout, this practical and encouraging guide reveals the risks of low cholesterol and low omega-3s in one's diet and includes more than 140 delicious and healthy recipes. The book represents a major breakthrough in understanding the synergy that helps cure diabetes.

    Thin For Life -DISCOUNTED

    Thin For Life -DISCOUNTED

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    In this new edition of the acclaimed bestseller, award-winning nutritionist Anne M. Fletcher incorporates exciting recent scientific research to show that permanent weight loss is far easier than is commonly believed. Whether you want to lose 10 pounds or 100, Thin for Life will help you master your weight problem by sharing the techniques of the real experts -- hundreds of women and men who have lost weight for good.
    Thin Thighs in 30 Days

    Thin Thighs in 30 Days

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    A revised and updated edition of the New York Times- bestselling diet and fitness classic.

    Wendy Stehling, a former advertising executive, crafted this astonishingly effective program after polling all the many models and dancers she worked with on a daily basis as to how they achieved and maintained their enviable slender thighs. One of the simplest and smartest diet/fitness thigh-trimming methods known to womankind. The Thin Thighs in 30 Days singular, three-pronged approach consists of:

    *The Work-Off: six essential leg exercises to be performed each day for thirty days

    *The Walk-Off: a brisk walk to be taken each day for thirty days

    *The Weight-Off: a calorie-counting program to be followed each day for 30 days

    And the results? They're indisputable! Fully revised and updated according to the latest in diet and fitness research, and with new leg exercises that pack even more fat-busting, muscle-toning punch, this new edition of Thin Thighs in 30 Days is destined to inspire a whole new generation of women to believe that they too can have thin thighs in thirty days.

    Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days

    Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days

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    Your fat is not your fault.

    Are you eating all the right things--low-fat yogurt, egg-white omelets, whole-grain bread, even tofu--but still can't lose the weight? Your favorite "diet" foods may be to blame.

    In this groundbreaking program, nutrition and fitness expert JJ Virgin reveals the real secret behind weight gain--food intolerance. A negative reaction to certain foods like dairy or gluten can sabotage your health by triggering inflammation and causing a host of nasty symptoms like bloating, breakouts, headaches, achy joints and--worst of all--stubborn weight gain.

    On The Virgin Diet, you'll eat plenty of anti-inflammatory, healing foods to reclaim your health and reset your metabolism, while avoiding the 7 foods that are most likely to cause food intolerance. You'll never feel hungry or deprived, and in just one week, you'll drop up to 7 pounds, lose belly bloat, gain energy, clear up inflammation and look and feel years younger. And that's just the beginning!

    Walk Off Weight

    Walk Off Weight

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    Walking is America's #1 form of exercise--and with good reason. It's easy, cheap, and can be
    done anywhere. Now, Prevention magazine takes fun, low-impact walking to the next level with a
    new 8-week program that will help you lose 3 times more weight--and keep it off. Designed by
    certified fitness trainer Michele Stanten, the program jump-starts weight loss with core and lowerbody
    strength exercises as well as special walking routines, including interval walks, which research
    shows burn calories twice as fast as regular walking. Women who tried the program for 8 weeks:
    - lost up to 22²/3 pounds and 123/4 inches
    - lowered their blood pressure and blood glucose levels
    - had less back and joint pain
    - improved their posture, balance, flexibility, and boosted their energy

    Paired with a delicious, well-balanced meal plan and easy strength-training exercises, Walk Off Weight also helps you pick out the perfect walking sneakers and gives you technique tips to increase your speed and avoid soreness or injury.

    Weight of the Nation

    Weight of the Nation

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    People today work harder and take better care of their health than any previous generation. So how could two-thirds of us fail to measure up when it comes to eating right and exercising? HBO and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences have joined together to bring you the nation's foremost experts and definitive research on weight and weight loss. "The Weight of the Nation "explains how we got to this unhealthy place and how we can get to a healthy weight by overcoming the forces that drive us to eat too much and move too little.

    Three years in the making, "The Weight of the Nation" answers crucial questions like:

    --Is there such a thing as the right diet?

    --Am I doomed to yo-yo for the rest of my life?

    --How does stress affect my weight?

    --Is my slow metabolism making me fat?

    --How does carrying too much weight affect my health?

    --Why do I eat junk food even though I know it's unhealthy?

    --Is exercise enough to help most people maintain an ideal weight?

    --How can I keep weight off forever?

    Based on the rich research behind HBO's documentary series, "The Weight of the Nation" is the only book that tells it like it is: losing weight is hard, keeping it off is even harder, and there's no quick fix. Weight loss takes a lot of work and a lifetime commitment, but thousands have done it and this book will show you how.

    What's in Your Food?

    What's in Your Food?

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    With almost daily reports in the media about the questionable safety of chemicals and additives in food and cosmetics, buying organic is moving from cult status to the mainstream. The proof? Wal-Mart is going "green," introducing organic foods chainwide. Label reading is way up-but how do you make sense of the information, particularly when ingredients have unpronounceable names and effects that can't be easily researched by ordinary people? What's in Your Food? includes all of the additives used in foods and cosmetics distributed in America. It's formatted alphabetically by ingredient with easy-to-read tables that tell at a glance the health risks posed by each one. A column with smiley faces that are happy, sad, or neutral gives an instant reading of the author's conclusions. Our edition includes a glossary, appendix, and other helpful info thoroughly researched and easy to understand. A bonus section on additives found in health and beauty items rounds out the comprehensive approach. Although rich in the details needed to make wise buying decisions, the book is purposely compact to fit easily into pocket or purse, so it's always handy for a trip to the market.
    Wheat Belly

    Wheat Belly

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    In this #1 New York Times bestseller, a renowned cardiologist explains how eliminating wheat from our diets can prevent fat storage, shrink unsightly bulges, and reverse myriad health problems.

    Every day, over 200 million Americans consume food products made of wheat. As a result, over 100 million of them experience some form of adverse health effect, ranging from minor rashes and high blood sugar to the unattractive stomach bulges that preventive cardiologist William Davis calls wheat bellies. According to Davis, that excess fat has nothing to do with gluttony, sloth, or too much butter: It's due to the whole grain wraps we eat for lunch.

    After witnessing over 2,000 patients regain their health after giving up wheat, Davis reached the disturbing conclusion that wheat is the single largest contributor to the nationwide obesity epidemic--and its elimination is key to dramatic weight loss and optimal health. In Wheat Belly, Davis exposes the harmful effects of what is actually a product of genetic tinkering and agribusiness being sold to the American public as wheat--and provides readers with a user-friendly, step-by-step plan to navigate a new, wheat-free lifestyle.

    Informed by cutting-edge science and nutrition, along with case studies from men and women who have experienced life-changing transformations in their health after waving goodbye to wheat, Wheat Belly is an illuminating look at what is truly making Americans sick and an action plan to clear our plates of this seemingly benign ingredient.

    Wheat Belly Total Health

    Wheat Belly Total Health

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    Join the millions of people worldwide who have lost 30, 50, or 100+ pounds and reversed chronic health problems by embracing the Wheat Belly message. In New York Times bestseller Wheat Belly Total Health, you will learn not only how and why you must say no to grains, but also how you can achieve a level of radiant health and well being you never thought possible. Dr. William Davis will also show you:

    - Precisely what you should and should not eat, including a breakdown of the different types of grains and the differences between them
    - What to do when facing various post-wheat scenarios, such as intense wheat withdrawal, stalled weight loss, and the loss of too much weight
    - Which supplements can boost health to higher levels even after the health gains of grain elimination are experienced
    - The science of exactly how your health improves after grains are eliminated, including your mood, sleep, endocrine health, metabolic health, cardiovascular health, physical performance, and much more
    - Inspiring testimonials and before/after photographs of those who are proudly living wheat-free

    Wheat Belly Total Health is about regaining full metabolic well being, reflected in blood sugar and other measures that may require additional steps beyond grain elimination. This book is your guide on the journey to long-term health and vitality--and it will be the only book you ever need to break the grip of wheat, lose weight for good, and achieve vibrant, lasting health.