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The Alternate-Day Diet: Turn on Your

The Alternate-Day Diet: Turn on Your "Skinny Gene," Shed the Pounds, and Live a Longer and HealthierLife

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The original intermittent fasting plan: easy to follow, effective, and science-basedThe Alternate-Day Diet is based on scientific and clinical studies that show how restricting calories only every other day activates a gene called SIRT1?the ?skinny? gene?which results in reduced inflammation, improved insulin resistance, better cellular energy production, and releasing fat cells from around the organs to promote weight loss.

This easy-to-follow two step plan will enable readers to enjoy these remarkable and measurable benefits:

? Lose fat easily and quickly without deprivation, discomfort, or stress
? Improve fat metabolism and avoid regaining lost fat
? Slow the aging process
? Find relief from symptoms of asthma, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, and menopause-related hot flashes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440635700
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/10/2008
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 830 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

After more than 20 years in private practice, James Johnson, MD, a former assistant professor of otolaryngology and instructor in plastic surgery at Louisiana State University School of Medicine, retired to pursue his long-time interest and do further research in calorie restriction in collaboration with scientists at the Gerontology Research Center of the National Institute on Aging. He has conducted studies on the effect of alternate-day calorie restriction on weight loss and general wellness. He has published articles in peer reviewed journals, including Medical Hypotheses and Free Radical Biology and Medicine. He has been interviewed and/or quoted in the popular press, including the Independent (London) and Woman’s World. 

Donald R. Laub Sr., MD, is a retired plastic surgeon who pioneered reconstructive surgery missions to developing countries and has completed 159 surgical missions. He has dedicated his retirement to healthy living and has developed an alternate-day calorie restriction diet with James Johnson, MD, to help patience achieve weight loss and longer, healthier living. Together with Dr. Johnson, Dr. Laub is the coauthor of The Alternate-Day Diet.

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