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The South Beach Wake-Up Call: Why America Is Still Getting Fatter and Sicker, Plus 7 Simple Strategies for Reversing Our Toxic Lifestyle
     

The South Beach Wake-Up Call: Why America Is Still Getting Fatter and Sicker, Plus 7 Simple Strategies for Reversing Our Toxic Lifestyle

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by Arthur Agatston, Stephen Hoye (Narrated by), Coleen Marlo (Narrated by)
 

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There is a proverbial ticking time bomb in our midst. It's the toxic lifestyle that is wreaking havoc on our nation's health and well-being and posing an equal threat to everyone from the very young to the very old. In today's fast-food-obsessed, couch-potato culture, two-thirds of all adults and one-third of all children are either overweight or obese, rates of

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There is a proverbial ticking time bomb in our midst. It's the toxic lifestyle that is wreaking havoc on our nation's health and well-being and posing an equal threat to everyone from the very young to the very old. In today's fast-food-obsessed, couch-potato culture, two-thirds of all adults and one-third of all children are either overweight or obese, rates of diabetes and heart disease are soaring, and the future for many of us looks dismal. The time for a transformation is now, and one of the leading agents of change is renowned cardiologist and creator of the South Beach Diet Dr. Arthur Agatston, who is determined to reverse America's failing health profile. After explaining how we got to this sorry state, Dr. Agatston introduces his Toxic Turnaround. This empowering program provides realistic strategies and tools everyone can use to shop, cook, eat, and exercise better-improving the family table, getting quality sleep, reducing stress, and making our homes and communities healthier. Informed by cutting-edge research and the tenets of a diet that has already changed the way America eats, this book goes to the next level, providing a blueprint for all Americans to make positive and sustainable lifestyle changes that will not only improve their own health but that of generations to follow.

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"Stephen Hoye's steady handling of this encyclopedic guide makes it easy to understand and absorb." ---AudioFile

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452634722
Publisher:
Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date:
10/24/2011
Edition description:
Library - Unabridged CD
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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"Stephen Hoye's steady handling of this encyclopedic guide makes it easy to understand and absorb." —-AudioFile

Meet the Author

Arthur Agatston, MD, is a preventive cardiologist, associate professor of medicine, and the author of the bestselling The South Beach Diet and its many companion books.

Actor Stephen Hoye is a graduate of London's Guildhall and a veteran of London's West End. An award-winning audiobook narrator, he has won thirteen AudioFile Earphones Awards and two prestigious APA Audie Awards.

AudioFile Earphones Award winner Coleen Marlo has earned numerous Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Awards and won an Audie Award for her narration of Snakewoman of Little Egypt by Robert Hellenga.

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South Beach Wake-up Call 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I highly recommend. I read the first southbeach diet book and followed it as a weight loss book, but I quickly lost interest. But after reading Wake Up, it all came together for me. It's not a weight loss book but a lifestyle book andthe weight loss just happens. It's so simple to feel good and look good.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I lost 100 pounds. :) Try it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago