Author: Jason Fung
Publisher: Greystone Books
Release Date: 2016-03-03
Genre: Health & Fitness
Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones—in everyone—and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss. In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps, a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels, Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight—for good.
The Obesity Code by Jason Fung | Summary & Analysis Preview: The Obesity Code addresses the history, causes, and treatments of obesity and today’s rising obesity rates. By understanding it through scientific and social study, obesity becomes less of a blanket term for metabolic complications and a more tangible problem with real, though not widely practiced, solutions. The main problem with treating obesity is that many doctors and their obese patients don’t know what actually causes obesity. Often, health experts believe that weight gain results from consuming too many calories while not expending enough calories, a theory known as “calories in, calories out.” However, decades of research has proven that this obesity model is problematic and oversimplified. Calorie consumption and expenditure are not independent of each other. If people decrease calorie consumption in an effort to lose weight, their body compensates by slowing down processes such as metabolism to expend fewer calories. Also, exercise is not nearly as instrumental in weight loss as was once thought… PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of The Obesity Code · Overview of the Book · Important People · Key Takeaways · Analysis of Key Takeaways About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience.
This book summary is created for individuals who want to flesh out the important contents and are too busy to go through the entire original book. This book is not intended to replace the original book. Unravel the decades-old mysteries of weight loss in Dr. Jason Fung’s groundbreaking book: The Obesity Code. Dr. Jason Fung, a Canadian physician and nephrologist, spent 20 years in the field of medicine treating obese and diabetic patients only to realize he wasn’t really treating their illnesses – he was merely treating their symptoms. The Obesity Code provides a comprehensive description of the hows and whys of both weight gain and weight loss. In his compelling book, Dr. Fung speaks the unspoken truth about diets, and challenges the long-held beliefs about the relation of caloric intake to weight loss. Step off that scale, take a seat, and pay attention as Dr. Fung’s The Obesity Code exposes the secret behind the obesity epidemic: insulin. Wait no more, take action and get this book now!
PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book. Extensive research makes "The Obesity Code" a time machine to back when Western countries became fat nations, an extensive exploration of the hormonal human body, an expos� of the pervasive myths that keep people fat, and a clear path to systematic weight loss. This SUMOREADS Summary & Analysis offers supplementary material to "The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss" 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? An Executive Summary of the original book Editorial Review Key Takeaways and analysis from each section A short bio of the the authors Original Book Summary Overview In "The Obesity Code," Jason Fung settles one of the most divisive debates of the last fifty years: what makes people fat, and what can the regular Joe do to cut some weight? He reframes obesity from a reprehensible disease of gluttony and sloth to a hormonal imbalance disorder than can be reversed with healthy choices and intermittent fasting. This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to shed some extra weight without counting calories. 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 Obesity Code."
"A recent study suggests that 75 percent of the weight-loss response in obesity is predicted by insulin levels.29 Not willpower. Not caloric intake. Not peer support or peer pressure. Not exercise. Just insulin." - Jason Fung "Carbohydrates should be enjoyed in their natural, whole, unprocessed form. Many traditional diets built around carbohydrates cause neither poor health nor obesity. Remember: the toxicity in much Western food lies in the processing, rather than in the food itself." - Jason Fung "Our weight plateaus and ruthlessly climbs back up to our original body set weight, even as we keep dieting. Clearly, changing what we eat is not always enough." - Jason Fung "Throughout most of human history, obesity has been rare. Individuals in traditional societies eating traditional diets seldom became obese, even in times of abundant food." - Jason Fung "Even the National Cholesterol Education Program admits, "The percentage of total fat in the diet, independent of caloric intake, has not been documented to be related to body weight." - Jason Fung What Will You Learn from Reading This Book? Why calories aren't the reason you're gaining weight Why refined carbohydrates are one of the most harmful things you can be eating It's possible to reduce weight by following the Atkins diet; however, you will gain the weight back after a while Everything about insulin's effect on weight loss A high fiber intake will not only increase satiety, but it will also decrease obesity What 'intermittent fasting' means and how it will help you curb obesity and weight gain The timing of when you eat can be just as important as what you eat Why diet and exercise are NOT the cornerstone of weight loss science ***Don't miss this groundbreaking book on the true cause of the obesity epidemic. Eschewing traditional thoughts on diet and exercise, "The Obesity Code" will teach you the underlying causes of obesity and how to change the systems your body has created.*** Book Summary Overview Obesity is a bigger problem than anyone imagined and its rates have increased rapidly over the years. Since it's an epidemic spreading its tentacles worldwide, it's now critical that we find a solution to this nagging problem. There are way too many studies and trials conducted out there, and while some diets may suggest that you consume foods with low carbohydrates, other diets may suggest something else. It can get pretty confusing, and that's perhaps why most dieters give up. "The Obesity Code" focuses on the intake of traditional, unprocessed foods that have been forgotten long ago. This book covers everything from the science behind the foods you're eating to what you should eat at each meal. Understanding diet and exercise are NOT the key to weight loss is the first step to breaking the Obesity Code. Click Buy Now with 1-Click to Own Your Copy Today!
This book summary and analysis was created for individuals who want to extract the essential contents and are too busy to go through the full version. This book is not intended to replace the original book. Instead, we highly encourage you to buy the full version. Ron Chernow creates the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades. He shares the story of a man who faced all challenges in order to create and inspire newborn America. Historian, Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is “a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic, and dangerous founder of them all.” Of all the founding figures in American history, Alexander has been the most hotly debated and grossly misunderstood. Chernow’s biography sets the information straight in creating a picture of how Hamilton had countless sacrifices in order to make political, financial, and economic changes to achieve the greatness that America is today. Chernow shares the early life of Hamilton from an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean, taking America by storm and rising to George Washington’s side in the Continental Army, founding the Bank of New York, and becoming the Treasury Secretary of the United States. It has been a longstanding view that America’s birth had been the triumph of Jefferson, but Chernow creates a whole new perspective from a man whose great vision was motivated not merely by self-interest but by a passion for patriotism and a stubborn will to create the foundations of American greatness. The biography by Chernow illustrates a more humanistic view of Hamilton—from his birth, intimate relationships, and feuds to his publicized affair to his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza. Never before had there been a more poignant and vivid account of Hamilton’s famous and mysterious death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July 1804. Not only does the book provide a portrait of Hamilton and his life, but the story of the birth of America around the lives of its most central figures. Alexander Hamilton’s life reminds the readers of the purpose and vision behind the American heritage. Wait no more, take action and get this book now!
This book summary and analysis was created for individuals who want to extract the essential contents and are too busy to go through the full version. This book is not intended to replace the original book. Instead, we highly encourage you to buy the full version. Bryan Stevenson, a young lawyer who founded the Equal Justice Initiative, has the purpose of defending those who desperately need help from the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children trapped far beyond the reach of the criminal justice system. His first case, Walter McMillian, a young man sentenced to death for a notorious murder he didn’t commit. This case brought Stevenson into a winding conspiracy, political machination, and legal brinksmanship which transformed his understanding of mercy and justice forever. Just Mercy is an unforgettable and personal account of a visionary lawyer’s coming of age—moving as a window of hope for the lives of those he has defended and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of true justice. Wait no more, take action and get this book now!
This book summary is created for individuals who want to flesh out the essential contents but are too busy to go through the entire book. This book is not intended to replace the original book. Dr. Jason Fung, wanted to discover what lies ‘beneath’ obesity and why many people have problems dealing with it. He conducted studies and extensive research on obesity and published his findings in The Obesity Code. What keeps a person slim and fit in an almost effortless way? What influences losing and gaining weight? In his book, Dr. Fung answers these questions and more. He explains why people usually gain weight and what prevents people from losing unwanted pounds. Wait no more, take action and get this book now!
Author: Michael Moss
Release Date: 2013-02-26
Genre: Business & Economics
From a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter at The New York Times comes the troubling story of the rise of the processed food industry -- and how it used salt, sugar, and fat to addict us. Salt Sugar Fat is a journey into the highly secretive world of the processed food giants, and the story of how they have deployed these three essential ingredients, over the past five decades, to dominate the North American diet. This is an eye-opening book that demonstrates how the makers of these foods have chosen, time and again, to double down on their efforts to increase consumption and profits, gambling that consumers and regulators would never figure them out. With meticulous original reporting, access to confidential files and memos, and numerous sources from deep inside the industry, it shows how these companies have pushed ahead, despite their own misgivings (never aired publicly). Salt Sugar Fat is the story of how we got here, and it will hold the food giants accountable for the social costs that keep climbing even as some of the industry's own say, "Enough already."
We want to be slim more than anything else in the world, so why do we have an obesity epidemic? If the solution is as simple as ‘eat less and do more’, why are 90% of today’s children facing a fat future? What if the current diet advice is not right? What if trying to eat less is making us fatter? What if everything we thought we knew about dieting is wrong? This is, in fact, the case. This book will de-bunk every diet myth there is and change the course of The Obesity Epidemic. This is going to be a ground breaking journey, shattering every preconception about dieting and turning current advice upside down. Did you know that we did a U-Turn in our diet advice thirty years ago? Obesity has increased ten fold since – coincidence or cause? Discover why we changed our advice and what is stopping us changing it back; discover the involvement of the food industry in our weight loss advice; discover how long we have known that eating less and doing more can never work and discover what will work instead. There is a way to lose weight and keep it off, but the first thing you must do is to throw away everything you think you know about dieting. Because everything you think you know is actually wrong. The diet advice we are being given, far from being the cure of the obesity epidemic, is, in fact, the cause.
Author: Dr. Libby Weaver
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
Release Date: 2017-06-27
Genre: Health & Fitness
Do you often feel overwhelmed, and in a daily battle to keep up? That you rarely get on top of your to-do list, and at times feel out of control and unable to cope? If so, you may be experiencing the first signs of Rushing Woman’s Syndrome…Never before have women been in such a hurry to do so many things and be there for so many people. The pace of modern life has drastically increased – but even though our minds can go faster and technology allows us to get more done, our bodies still have cavewoman-like biology – which means they cannot respond healthily to the new and constant pressures we experience.In this book, nutritional biochemist Dr Libby Weaver explains how a stressful, fast-paced lifestyle can have dangerous effects on all areas of a woman’s health, including:• Nervous system – how an imbalanced nervous system may be causing you to gain weight and disrupting your sleep• Adrenal glands – why adrenal fatigue may be making you feel tired but wired• Reproductive system – how your daily stresses may be affecting your menstrual cycle or fertility• Digestive system – why stress could be at the heart of your bloating, cravings or unpredictable appetite• Emotions – how your emotional landscape holds the key to leading a fulfilling life without the need to rushInspired by Dr Libby’s clinical experiences and her empathy for women and the many roles they now juggle, this book offers real solutions to restore your health, so that you can stay both productive and healthy.
Tired of counting calories, eliminating foods from your diet, or obsessing about food all day? If so, an intermittent fasting lifestyle might be for you! In this book, you will learn the science behind intermittent fasting, and also understand how to adjust the various intermittent fasting plans to work for your unique lifestyle. The best part about intermittent fasting is that it doesn't require you to give up your favorite foods! You'll learn how to change WHEN to eat, so you don't have to change WHAT you eat. Are you ready to take control of your health, and finally step off of the diet roller coaster? All you have to do is learn how to "delay, don't deny!"
Author: Mark Schatzker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2015-05-05
Genre: Business & Economics
The award-winning author of Steak argues that the key to reversing America's health crisis lies in the overlooked link between nutrition and flavor, explaining how technologically advanced but plentiful foods have been rendered less nutritious and taste-appealing.