Cracking the Metabolic Code: 9 Keys to Optimal Health

Cracking the Metabolic Code: 9 Keys to Optimal Health

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Overview

Dr. LaValle offers a compelling new approach to solving the problems of heart disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes, depression, arthritis, allergies, asthma, and chronic fatigue syndrome. The answers lie in his breakthrough book Cracking The Metabolic Code, in which he brings together The Nine Key Factors within every human body that are essential for the creation and maintenance of a strong, healthy body at every age and stage of life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591200116
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/28/2004
Pages: 626
Sales rank: 280,111
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND, "has been involved in natural medicine for over twenty years. Known as America s Pharmacist, he is a nationally recognized figure in the field of natural therapeutics. Dr. LaValle s experience ranges from extensive clinical practice, product design and formulation, and technology development, to author, educator, and media personality. He maintains a clinical practice at Pro Scan International.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvi
Forewordvii
Prefacexiii
Introduction1
Section 1Why Do I Feel So Unhealthy?
1.Losing Your Balance: How the Downward Spiral of an Unhealthy Metabolism Begins9
Section 2Hormonal Balance: The Keys to Reclaiming Your Metabolism
2.The Masters of Metabolism: Why You Need to Balance Your Hormones21
3.Key One: Balancing Your Blood Sugar--Fighting Insulin Resistance, Cardiovascular Disease, and Belly Fat25
4.Key Two: Balancing Your Thyroid--Overcoming Fatigue and Burning Fat53
5.Key Three: Balancing Your Adrenals--Relieving Symptoms of Chronic Stress (Cravings, Low Energy, Memory Loss, and Insomnia)75
6.Key Supplements and Strategies for Balancing Your Metabolism103
Section 3Detoxification: The Keys to Rejuvenating Your Body
7.The Organs of Detoxification: Why You Need to Cleanse Your Body135
8.Key Four: Detoxifying Your Liver--The Body's Garbage Collector and Recycler141
9.Key Five: Detoxifying Your Intestines--From Managing Toxins to Improving Immunity157
10.Key Six: Detoxifying Your Environment--The Effects of Environmental Toxins on Your Health205
11.Key Supplements and Strategies for Detoxification and Rejuvenation245
Section 4Nutrition: The Keys to Maintaining Peak Metabolism and Optimal Health
12.Nutrition Basics: Why You Need to Nourish Yourself273
13.Key Seven: Understanding Diet and How to Get the Most from What You Eat309
14.Key Eight: Understanding the Need for Water--The Body's Most Essential Nutrient351
15.Key Nine: Understanding the Two Sides of Oxygen--Breath of Life or Harbinger of Aging, Inflammation, and Disease?373
16.Key Foods and Supplements to Power Your Health401
Section 5Time to Get Cracking
17.The System Discovery Questionnaire: A Map to Follow in Your Personal Journey to Optimal Health433
Glossary465
Appendices
1.Nutrient Reference Guide481
2.Herbal Reference Guide498
3.Prescription and Nonprescription Nutrient Depletions512
4.Supplement Protocols for Other Common Conditions518
Resources532
Recommended Reading535
References537
Index593
About the Author607

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