The Gold Coast Cure: The 5-Week Health and Body Makeover

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Finally, the diet that slims and tones and also heals the immune system and prevents degenerative diseases!

It's rare that a diet book comes along that matters. Not one that just helps you fit into your jeans but also changes your life. The Gold Coast Cure is that kind of diet. It will slim your waistline and keep you healthy. And if you’re not healthy now, it can reverse your symptoms.

That’s what it did for Ivy Larson, whose multiple ...

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Overview

Finally, the diet that slims and tones and also heals the immune system and prevents degenerative diseases!

It's rare that a diet book comes along that matters. Not one that just helps you fit into your jeans but also changes your life. The Gold Coast Cure is that kind of diet. It will slim your waistline and keep you healthy. And if you’re not healthy now, it can reverse your symptoms.

That’s what it did for Ivy Larson, whose multiple sclerosis left her wearing a catheter and unable to walk up a flight of stairs. Undeterred, she and her husband, Dr. Andrew Larson, devised an anti-inflammatory whole foods diet and exercise plan to heal her. It worked. Today, her MS is in remission and she has the extra energy to keep up with their healthy toddler.

The Cure is changing lives. Let it tone your body, improve your appearance and prevent or reverse the following:

  • obesity
  • heart artery disease
  • type II diabetes
  • multiple sclerosis
  • asthma
  • allergies
  • osteoarthritis
  • fibromyalgia
  • osteoporosis
  • vascular dementia
  • high blood pressure
  • high cholesterol

The book will also include a bonus DVD featuring the Cure's resistant-training workout. The workout can be completed in 10-minute, 15-minute or 30-minute intervals.

Also includes:

  • Over 75 Recipes
  • A Complete Pantry Makeover
  • A Brand-Name Shopping Guide
  • A Daily Vitamin Planner

This extraordinary plan is: Family Friendly -Safe for Kids; Doesn't require Calorie Counting or Complicated Phases; Allows you to enjoy Coffee, a Sweet Treat and a Glass of Wine a Day.

Discover the Gold Coast Cure and Transform your body in just 5 weeks!

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Ivy Larson's story of reversing the debilitating effects of multiple sclerosis at age 22 (she's now 30) without medication is alone worthy of serious consideration, but it may be the enticing recipes included here-traditional (Mint-Infused Leg of Lamb), vegetarian (Grilled Tofu Kabobs with Rosemary-Lemon Yogurt Sauce), child-pleasing (Chocolate-Covered Peanut Buttery Balls)-that convince readers to try the Gold Coast Cure. The husband-and-wife team behind this diet and fitness manual (he's a surgeon; she's a fitness instructor) promises readers weight loss, prevention and reversal of 10 major illnesses on the rise in the U.S. as well as optimal health. Their "cure" consists of rejecting fad diets in favor of whole foods, selective vitamin supplements and regular exercise. While this common sense approach is not new, the Larsons' formula, which emphasizes essential fatty acids, nutrient-rich carbohydrates and circuit resistance training, includes so many easily implemented tools (kitchen tips; name brands of acceptable foods; meal plans; and simple, feel-good exercise routines), there may be no excuse not to try it. For those who've struggled with any of the diets being touted by today's high-profile experts, the hope the Larsons offer-that good health is easily attainable with a few fundamental dietary changes and two hours of exercise each week-will likely come as refreshing news. (May) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780757302350
  • Publisher: Health Communications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Edition description: Book & DVD, run time: 30 minutes
  • Pages: 378
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Meet the Author

Kenneth Andrew Larson, M.D., is a general surgeon with special interests in surgical nutrition, advanced laparoscopic surgery and bariatric (obesity) surgery. He trained at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and New Jersey's Monmouth Medical Center. In 2004, he joined a private surgical practice affiliated with the JFK Medical Center Staff in Atlantis, Florida.

Ivy Larson holds professional certifications as a fitness instructor and fitness-testing specialist through the Fitness Institute International. In addition to teaching Gold Coast Cure classes and seminars, she operates a private nutrition consultation practice.

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Deadly Habit #1: Eating Too Much Trans Fat

While trans fats have only recently been discussed in the popular wellness literature, the health risks associated with these fats have been known for years. Trans fats are the absolute worst fats and should not be eaten at all. Recently, the U.S. National Academy of ScienceÆs Institute of Medicine, the organization responsible for advising the U.S. government on health policy and responsible for determining the reference daily intake (RDI) for vitamins, concluded there is absolutely no safe level of intake for trans fat.2 Any food item listing ôpartially hydrogenatedö or ôhydrogenated oilö of any type, ômargarine,ö or ôvegetable shorteningö on its list of ingredients always contains at least some deadly trans fat. Also assume that all fried foods at restaurants and fast-food places contain trans fat. All of these products should be completely avoided.

Trans fats are directly linked with heart disease. Alarmingly, trans fats are capable of altering your cholesterol profile toward the most dangerous ratio in terms of risk for heart disease and are even worse for you than saturated fat. Trans fats raise your bad LDL cholesterol level and your total cholesterol level while simultaneously lowering your good protective HDL cholesterol level.3 If all this isnÆt bad enough, trans fats also increase your triglyceride level and impair artery dilation, a one-two punch that further increases your risk for heart artery disease.

In a 1993 study in the prestigious medical journal Lancet, almost 90,000 healthy women were followed for eight years. There was a 50 percent increase in heart attacks and deaths in those women who ate just 5.7 grams per day of trans fats compared to women who ate only 2.4 grams per day of trans fat. Statistically, this difference was highly significant.4 The difference between 2.4 and 5.7 grams is less than one order of medium McDonaldÆs french fries or one standard-size glazed donut.

According to evidence reported in 1999 by the Harvard University Department of Nutrition, up to 100,000 premature coronary deaths per year could be prevented by replacing partially hydrogenated oils with natural nonhydrogenated oils.5 Trans fats have also been linked to conditions other than heart disease. Trans fats block healthy fats from being converted into helpful inflammation fighters and cause your body to produce more inflammatory mediators,6 which increase blood clotting, increase blood pressure and worsen inflammationmediated conditions such as multiple sclerosis, arthritis, CrohnÆs disease, psoriasis and asthma.


¬2005. All rights reserved. Reprinted from The Gold Coast Cure: The 5-Week Health & Body Makeover Andrew Larson, M.D., and Ivy Larson. No part of this publication may be reproduced,
stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the written permission of the publisher. Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.,
3201 SW 15th Street, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2005

    Thank you Andy and Ivy

    I bought this book after I saw the Larsons on the Montel Williams show. My mother has MS and I thought it would help her. Later that year, I also had some health concerns. This book gave me hope when I thought I lost it. I immediately felt better and stronger from the wonderful excerise DVD. I love the instruction in the DVD that I think anyone can do. I also have my huband and my children now eating healthier and taking vitamins. This book is wonderful and I feel that Andy and Ivy have given people the gift of hope. I felt like I could take back control in my life when I was waiting for test results and doctors' appointments.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2005

    Amazing Success

    I loved the enclosed exercise video! Since it is only 30 minutes it is doable. The book is wonderful and easy to follow. Ivy and Andy make the Plan easy to follow and makes eating enjoyable again. This books takes the complication out of eating healthy and makes eating healthy easy and not a chore. I can still have my treats yet, I eat well and feel good at the same time. A big thank you to the Larson's who have made eating well and feeling good a way of life that is simple to follow! Thank you Ivy and Andy!

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