The South Beach Diet Wake-Up Call: 7 Real-Life Strategies for Living Your Healthiest Life Ever

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Statistics Don't Lie: In the past 30 years, Americans have become heavier and more unhealthy than at any time in our history. Yet while most of us recognize the devastating toll this is taking on our lives, we seem stuck in the sedentary, fast-food lifestyle that got us here in the first place. As a practicing cardiologist, Dr. Arthur Agatston has witnessed firsthand the health consequences that are occurring at unprecedented rates in young adults and even our children.

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Overview

Statistics Don't Lie: In the past 30 years, Americans have become heavier and more unhealthy than at any time in our history. Yet while most of us recognize the devastating toll this is taking on our lives, we seem stuck in the sedentary, fast-food lifestyle that got us here in the first place. As a practicing cardiologist, Dr. Arthur Agatston has witnessed firsthand the health consequences that are occurring at unprecedented rates in young adults and even our children.

But there is hope. In The South Beach Diet Wake-Up Call, Dr. Agatston shows how we can alter the dangerous course we're on by making some simple, positive, and permanent lifestyle changes. He describes:

The South Beach Diet Wake-Up Program: 7 simple, sustainable strategies for age-reversing, lifesaving weight loss, and optimal health

The South Beach Diet Gluten Solution: A "prescription" for combating everything from skin rashes to metabolic disorders by controlling what you eat

How too little sleep can make you fat and affect your heart health

15 foods for better health and 32 delicious megafood recipes, from breakfast to dessert

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"Dr. Agatston has done it again with an unblinkingly honest assessment of our health combined with insightful action steps to pull the wellness train back on the tracks."

—Mehmet Oz, MD, host, The Dr. Oz Show

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609618933
  • Publisher: Rodale Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/2/2012
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 246,270
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Part 1 The Health of our Nation: Condition Critical!

Chapter 1 The Ticking Time Bomb 3

Chapter 2 Getting Old before Our Time 15

Chapter 3 The Perils of Progress 41

Chapter 4 What's Wrong (and Right) with "Diets" 56

Chapter 5 Eat to Live...Well 71

Chapter 6 New Concerns about Gluten 96

Chapter 7 The Power of the Dining Table 108

Chapter 8 The High Cost of Inactivity 123

Chapter 9 Wake Up and Get Some Sleep! 143

Part 2 The South beach Diet Wake-Up Program: 7 Simple Strategies for Better Health

Strategy #1 Control the Clutter, Free Your Mind 169

Strategy #2 Make Every Meal Matter 177

Strategy #3 Shop Right! 191

Strategy #4 Cook As If Your Life Depends on it 211

Strategy #5 Eat In More, Dine Out Smart 216

Strategy #6 Get Moving, Get Fit 224

Strategy #7 Sleep Better, Live Longer 241

Part 3 Megafoods and Megarecipes for Healthy eating

MegaFoods for Healthy Eating 254

MegaRecipes for Healthy Eating 259

Master Shopping List for a Healthy Diet 307

Online Resources 314

Select Bibliography 318

Index 328

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2013

    Highly Recommend

    A great book for a lifestyle change; no fads or gimmicks. Easy to follow and easy to understand.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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