The Starch Solution

Author: John McDougall
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781609613945
Release Date: 2013-06-04
Genre: Health & Fitness

From Atkins to Dukan, fear of the almighty carb has taken over the diet industry for the past few decades--even the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger an avalanche of shame and longing. But the truth is, carbs are not the enemy. Now, bestselling author John A. McDougall, MD, and his kitchen-savvy wife, Mary, prove that a starch-rich diet can actually help readers lose weight, prevent a variety of ills, and even cure common diseases. By fueling the body primarily with carbohydrates rather than proteins and fats, readers will feel satisfied, boost energy, and look and feel their best. Including a 7-Day Sure-Start Plan, helpful weekly menu planner, and nearly 100 delicious, affordable recipes, The Starch Solution is a groundbreaking program that will help readers shed pounds, improve their health, save money, and change their lives.

The Starch Solution

Author: John McDougall
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781623360276
Release Date: 2013-06-04
Genre: Health & Fitness

Fear of carbs has taken over the diet industry for the past few decades--the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger an avalanche of shame and longing. Here, diet doctor and board-certified internist John A. McDougall, MD, and his kitchen-savvy wife, Mary, show that a starch-rich diet can actually help you lose weight and prevent a variety of ills. By fueling your body primarily with carbohydrates rather than proteins and fats, you'll feel satisfied, boost energy, and look and feel better.--From publisher description.

The Starch Solution

Author: John McDougall
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781609613938
Release Date: 2012-05-08
Genre: Health & Fitness

Challenging the viewpoint that starches are unhealthy, the plant-diet advocate and author of Fork over Knives explains how to fuel the body with carbohydrates rather than proteins and fats, drawing on the philosophies of the best-selling China Study outline a recipe-complemented lifestyle plan.

The Mcdougall Program for Maximum Weight Loss

Author: John A. McDougall
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101645123
Release Date: 1995-04-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Bestselling author of The Starch Solution and The Healthiest Diet on the Planet “You never have to be fat or hungry again.”—Your Health Lose weight, eat as much as you want, feel healthy, and look great. This may sound like an impossible dream, but with The McDougall Program for Maximum Weight Loss it is a dream come true for thousands of people. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. John A. McDougall draws on the latest scientific and medical information about nutrition, metabolism, and hunger to provide a simple weight-loss plan. Feature more than 100 healthy and delicious recipes by Mary McDougall, packed with all the information and encouragement you need, this total weight-loss program also brings you: · Studies and documentation on the McDougall approach · The secrets of carbohydrates, your metabolism, and weight loss · The truth about fat—in your diet and on your body · Complete McDougall menu plans and cooking methods · Supermarket shopping guides · How to deal with eating disorders · Dining-out information, and more “Its rewards include not just a slimmer figure but enhanced physical vitality, mental clarity, and self-esteem.”—Bookpage From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Healthiest Diet on the Planet

Author: Dr. John McDougall
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062426789
Release Date: 2016-09-27
Genre: Health & Fitness

The bestselling author and internationally celebrated physician and expert on nutrition offers an appealing, approachable health solution—eat the foods you love to lose weight and get healthy. For years, we’ve been told that a healthy diet is heavy on meat, poultry, and fish, and avoids carbohydrates, particularly foods high in starch—empty calories harmful to our bodies. But what if everything we’ve heard was backwards? High in calories and cholesterol, animal fats and proteins too often leave you hungry and lead to overeating and weight gain. They are often the root causes of a host of avoidable health problems—from indigestion, ulcers, and constipation to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. On the other hand, complex carbohydrates like whole grains, legumes, tubers, and other starches provide your body with essential proteins and nutrients that satisfy the appetite while simultaneously fighting illness. But Americans eat far too few calories from carbohydrates—only about forty percent, according to Dr. John McDougall, internationally renowned expert on nutrition and health, featured on the documentary Forks Over Knives. The Healthiest Diet on the Planet helps us reclaim our health by enjoying nutritious starches, vegetables, and fruits. McDougall takes on the propaganda machines pushing dangerous, high-fat fad diets and cuts through the smoke and mirrors of the diet industry. He offers a clear, proven guide to what we should and shouldn’t eat to prevent disease, slow the aging process, improve our physical fitness, be kind to the environment, and be our most attractive selves. Featuring two dozen color photos and mouth-watering, easy-to-follow recipes for buckwheat pancakes, breakfast tortillas, baked potato skins, rainbow risotto, red lentil soup, green enchiladas, dairy-free lasagna and pizza, and more, The Healthiest Diet on the Planet will help you look great, feel better, and forever change the way you think about health and nutrition.

Dr McDougall s Digestive Tune Up

Author: John A. McDougall
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
ISBN: 1570671842
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Health & Fitness

Learn how to heal or prevent a plethora of digestive disorders that plague our society by adopting the dietary principles and lifestyles program recommended in this book. Includes recipes.

The McDougall Program

Author: John A. McDougall
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101645116
Release Date: 1991-08-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

In this ground-breaking book, Dr. John McDougall, bestselling author and creator of the nationally renowned diet and exercise program at the St. Helena Hospital in Deer Park, California, introduces his remarkable twelve-day plan. Building on the idea that the traditional meat-rich American diet is hazardous to our health, Dr. McDougall has developed a medically sound, low-fat, starch-based diet that not only facilitates weight loss but also reverses serious illness, without drugs, and provides a broad range of dramatic and lasting health benefits. Step-by-step, he takes you through his revolutionary new program, providing: Over 130 easy-to-prepare recipes Delicious day-by-day menus Suggestions for healthful dining out Plus a comprehensive listing of health problems from arthritis to ulcer disease, comparing the traditional, often drastic medical approach and The McDougall Program's nutritionally based alternative. As featured in the book and movie Forks and Knives, John A McDougall delivers a powerful and effective food regiment.

The New McDougall Cookbook

Author: John A. McDougall
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101645130
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Cooking

Bestselling author of The Starch Solution and The Healthiest Diet on the Planet “A gateway to greater health and better living.”—John Robbins, author of The Food Revolution From the bestselling authors of The Starch Solution, see the difference a plant-based diet can make in your life with the McDougall Program! Thanks to John and Mary McDougall, countless health-conscious Americans have learned that our standard meat-heavy diet is hazardous to our health—and that the low-fat solution doesn't have to be low on taste. This collection of three hundred vegan, high-carbohydrate, virtually fat-free recipes offers a well-balanced, mouthwatering mix of fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes, and grains to help you lose weight, reverse illness, and do right by the environment. Inspired by dishes from around the world, the recipes use familiar ingredients and rely on simple and consistent preparation methods. You will also find: · An explanation of the groundbreaking McDougall Program and its nutritionally based approach to health · Easy-to-prepare recipes for nondairy drinks, dressings, and sauces that aren’t based on oil · Ten simple steps to make a lighter version of your favorite recipes · An updated “McDougall-Okayed Packaged and Canned Products” list to help you shop with confidence Food is our most powerful medicine. And with this revolutionary program, the fat-free way to healthier eating has never been easier—or more delicious. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook

Author: John A. McDougall
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101119174
Release Date: 1999-04-01
Genre: Cooking

As featured in the book and movie Forks Over Knives! By greatly simplifying the work involved in preparing healthy, whole food, exciting meals, bestselling authors Dr. John McDougall and Mary McDougall continue to build upon the success of their acclaimed, low-fat and plant based McDougall Program books. In this latest edition, they share their secrets for lowering cholesterol, alleviating allergies, and dramatically reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, and diabetes with food that is irresistible to the whole family. Featuring over 300 recipes (including healthy Mediterranean diet recipes) that can be prepared in fifteen minutes or less, The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook is the busy person's answer to eating right. Discover shopping tips and cooking hints to save time, reduce fat, and make great-tasting meals. Learn the viable egg and dairy replacements to eliminate fat, cholesterol, and animal protein from your diet. And refer to the updated "McDougall-Okayed Packaged and Canned Products" list. The economical, fast, and innovative recipes in The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook help make good health and longer life easier than ever to achieve.

Walking with Peety

Author: Eric O'Grey
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 9781478971146
Release Date: 2017-10-10
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Eric was 150 pounds overweight, depressed, and sick. After a lifetime of failed diet attempts, and the onset of type 2 diabetes due to his weight, Eric went to a new doctor, who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. And that's when Eric met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged, and forgotten dog who, like Eric, had seen better days. The two adopted each other and began an incredible journey together, forming a bond of unconditional love that forever changed their lives. Over the next year, just by going on walks, playing together, and eating plant-based foods, Eric lost 150 pounds, and Peety lost 25. As a result, Eric reversed his diabetes, got off all medication, and became happy and healthy for the first time in his life-eventually reconnecting with and marrying his high school sweetheart. WALKING WITH PEETY is for anyone who is ready to make a change in his or her life, and for everyone who knows the joy, love, and hope that dogs can bring. This is more than a tale of mutual rescue. This is an epic story of friendship and strength.

The China Study Revised and Expanded Edition

Author: T. Colin Campbell
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9781942952909
Release Date: 2016-12-27
Genre: Health & Fitness

The revised and expanded edition of the bestseller that changed millions of lives The science is clear. The results are unmistakable. You can dramatically reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes just by changing your diet. More than 30 years ago, nutrition researcher T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell, in partnership with teams in China and England, embarked upon the China Study, the most comprehensive study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease. What they found when combined with findings in Colin’s laboratory, opened their eyes to the dangers of a diet high in animal protein and the unparalleled health benefits of a whole foods, plant-based diet. In 2005, Colin and his son Tom, now a physician, shared those findings with the world in The China Study, hailed as one of the most important books about diet and health ever written. Featuring brand new content, this heavily expanded edition of Colin and Tom’s groundbreaking book includes the latest undeniable evidence of the power of a plant-based diet, plus updated information about the changing medical system and how patients stand to benefit from a surging interest in plant-based nutrition. The China Study—Revised and Expanded Edition presents a clear and concise message of hope as it dispels a multitude of health myths and misinformation. The basic message is clear. The key to a long, healthy life lies in three things: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Healthy Eating Healthy World

Author: Morris Hicks
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9781936661268
Release Date: 2011-10-04
Genre: Health & Fitness

Imagine that the New York Times tomorrow released some amazing news. A health treatment has been discovered that literally cures most forms of heart disease. But not just that. This treatment has a dramatic impact on most of the diseases Westerners face, including cancer, obesity, autoimmune diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and many many others. And this treatment is so inexpensive to administer that two-thirds of the medical establishment can be shut down as no longer serving any useful function. It's really too much to believe, isn't it? But there's more. This treatment has miraculous implications for the environment. By applying this treatment, we can eliminate the largest source of global warming, and dramatically reduce the waste that is polluting our water supply. We'll also dramatically improve the health and animal population of our oceans and seas. And there's more. By applying this treatment, we'll dramatically increase the supply of arable land, lowering the cost food and allowing us to feed everyone on this planet. Starvation can become a thing of the past. And one last thing. This treatment also has enormous moral implications, allowing us to eliminate almost all of the pain and suffering we are inflicting on the animals, most of which is hidden away from view, but is morally repulsive to anyone exposed to this suffering. Now what if I told you that we don't have to wait for tomorrow's New York Times, that this treatment has been found, and that the amount of scientific data supporting the claims I just made is overwhelming. The "miracle" treatment is simple. It's eating a whole grain, plant-based diet. Skeptical? I'm not surprised. But by the end of this book you'll be exposed to the overwhelming amount of evidence that supports every claim made above. You'll also get to hear the counterarguments made by skeptics and you'll get to decide for yourself whether these claims are true. It's my hope that by the end of this book you'll be convinced and join our movement. You may just save your life and the planet in the bargain. This revolutionary book is Healthy Eating -- Healthy World: Unleashing the Power of Plant-based Nutrition by J. Morris Hicks, and it is the book that finally tackles all compelling reasons for adopting a plant-based diet -- from the environment to solving the world's hunger crisis. Additionally, T. Colin Campbell, acclaimed author of the bestselling book The China Study, provides a riveting foreword to Healthy Eating -- Healthy World. After reading this book, it'll be nearly impossible to ignore the truth: people were not meant to eat animals or animal products, and the time has come to stop.

The Rice Diet Solution

Author: Kitty Gurkin Rosati
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416537899
Release Date: 2006-06-06
Genre: Cooking

Can you really lose twenty pounds in a month? Will you really keep it off this time? With The Rice Diet Solution, you will! The Rice Diet Program has been helping dieters successfully lose weight since 1939. Now in book form, this world-renowned weight-loss method can help you change the way you eat forever. The Rice Diet Program in Durham, North Carolina, was one of the first medical facilities in America to use diet as the primary way to treat disease. On this high-complex-carb, low-fat, and low-sodium whole-foods diet, “Ricers” lose weight faster, more safely, and more effectively than people on any other diet. Men lose on average twenty-eight to thirty pounds and women on average nineteen to twenty pounds per month! The Rice Diet also detoxes your body, ridding it of excess water weight and toxins from processed foods and the environment. The program's results have been documented by extensive studies and confirmed by thousands of people who report amazing weight loss, as well as immediate improvement in such conditions as heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension. Here’s how it works: The Rice Diet strictly limits salt and sodium-rich ingredients. Salt, like refined sugar, is an appetite stimulant, so when you reduce salt intake, you lose water weight and are less inclined to overeat. The Rice Diet also limits saturated fats and instead relies on carbohydrates (fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans) as the main source of nutrition. The fiber cleanses your system and satisfies you so you feel full quickly. The Rice Diet makes it easy to limit calories; when you’re eating foods that truly satisfy your hunger, it’s a challenge to eat 1,500 calories per day! To make it easy to follow the program, The Rice Diet Solution includes hundreds of tasty, filling, easy-to-prepare recipes—some from the Rice House kitchen, others inspired by major chefs and adapted to Rice Diet standards.

Encyclopedia of Diet Fads Understanding Science and Society 2nd Edition

Author: Marjolijn Bijlefeld
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781610697606
Release Date: 2014-11-25
Genre: Health & Fitness

This updated encyclopedia examines the basics of nutrition and dieting, presenting the important people, concepts, and criticisms involved and examining the pros and cons of different plans. • Offers a gateway to further study through helpful appendixes, expanded bibliography, and a listing of web resources • Includes a helpful chronology that traces the history of dieting in the United States • Introduces a wide variety of weight loss methods • Contains information on particular diets, support groups, and weight-loss services

McDougall s Medicine

Author: John A. McDougall
Publisher: New Century Pub
ISBN: UOM:39015010669524
Release Date: 1985
Genre: Diet therapy.

Explains why the standards of medical practice in the local community do not work and outlines the best way to select physicians and courses of treatment