Diet Diagnosis: Navigating the Maze of Health and Nutrition Plans

Diet Diagnosis: Navigating the Maze of Health and Nutrition Plans

by David Nico Ph.D


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ISBN-13: 9781629115351
Publisher: Whitaker House
Publication date: 11/17/2015
Series: Dr. Healthnut Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

David Nico PhD is recognized as one of "America's Ultimate Experts," according to Woman's World magazine. As a peak performance strategist, keynote speaker, and certified wellness coach, his passion is to help leaders live well so they can model vitality, inspire vision, and create a legacy—He's like a one-stop-doc for well-being. He is the author of Diet Diagnosis and has shared health tips on national television networks reaching millions of viewers. He is a featured and quoted expert in USA Today, Forbes, Insider, US News & World Report, Fox News, MSN, Men's Health, Prevention, Reader's Digest, and more. His company, Dr. Healthnut, has a mission to help people make healthier choices in all aspects of their lives. 

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Diet Diagnosis: Navigating the Maze of Health and Nutrition Plans 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Diet Diagnosis by author David Nico, PhD is a hardcover 283 page book by Whitaker House Publishers. The front cover says "Navigating the maze of health and nutrition plans" and refers to the author as Dr. Healthnut, not crazy, just healthy. This book was not what I expected but thoroughly enjoyed. The author talks about all different types of diets, Standard American, Fasting, Vegetarian, Protein, Carb, Gluten-free, just to name a few. He gives a recap along with pros and cons for each diet. He was unbiased on his assessment of them. Not every diet works for everyone. Even the same diet does not work all of the time for the same person. I hadn't thought about that before but it is so true. Throughout the book are "healthnuts" blocks which are little tips or points to help readers. In the Foreign Toxin chapter one read "Request no sauce and no MSG at restaurants". In the Nourish chapter one there read: use only real, cultured, or fermented dairy and local eggs. Each block has three tips. Author Nico inspires readers to live a healthier lifestyle in all areas of their lives - physical, mental, and emotional. His way of writing is such that he makes everything easy to read and understand. He provides lists and charts to aid in this. It is an interactive book causing readers to reflect, hope, and aspire to accomplish things they previously had not been able to do. Near the back of this book is a Healthnut Life 7-week plan accompanied by examples on how to proceed with positive goals and activities on a week by week basis. There are lines for awareness, hopes, actions, appointments, and a weekly score. This is a great diet/health book. It is a wonderful reference book to turn to again and again. It is encouraging and inspiring. I would recommend this to everyone. I rated it a 5 out of 5 stars. A copy was provided for my honest review from The Book Club Network.
lolly-pops More than 1 year ago
THE DIET DIAGNOSIS is a really good book. It not only gives inspiration, but it also gives some very helpful tips, such as finding the activity that works for you and actually doing it. And it includes a list of foods and chemicals to avoid. There are also some things I didn't know, such as avoiding smoked or cured meats and avoiding canola oil (I always thought that was healthy!) This book is very readable and a wealth of information. A must read for anyone who wants to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle.
SonnySJ More than 1 year ago
I like that this book offered you a lot of information. I found it to be helpful. I really appreciated the author mentioned that the goal is to have quality of life not just quantity. We need to have the right mindset when we want to change our health habits. I would recommend this book to anyone who really want to live a healthy lifestyle. I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This review will be posted on Amazon, Barnes & Nobles, Goodreads, etc.
Cheri5 More than 1 year ago
Diet Diagnosis was a very informative book. There are so many different diets out there, many I had never heard of, and David Nico does a great job explaining them. I was impressed because he seemed very neutral about them - he gave pros and cons to each and I appreciated that. I also liked how he talked about at different times in his life, he was on different diets because it worked for that period of his life. Not all diets, even if the best fit for a person, are the best fit ALL THE TIME. It was a very informative, neutral, and helpful book. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. And he was encouraging and inspiring because even though I “knew” the right things to do, he explained them in such a way that made me want to buy the healthier food and take care of myself, not just save a dollar. He is right. He said that in the olden days, food was the highest item on people’s budgets because they knew without good health, everything else suffered. So, today, while shopping, knowing that the food offered to us isn’t the healthiest, I made significant changes not because I was guilted into it, but because I truly want to feed my family health. I have always tried to be a healthier person and make healthier choices but we had slipped in the last several years. I am inspired again to make the healthier choices, choose the healthier versions because my family and my health are worth it! I received this book for free from The Book Club Network and the author in exchange for my honest review.
psoccermom More than 1 year ago
I have seen and reviewed my fare share of diet books and this one is 5 stars hands down. Dr Healthnut (David Nico,PhD) gives you not only the reasons behind his plan but step by step programs. Not every diet works for every person that is why this book is so wonderful. He not only focuses on your body but your mind and soul. Each chapter has a pros and cons box to guide you as well as Healthnut things to do for your entire body to promote optimal health. There are so many myths and misunderstandings about our food today than in years past. In today's world we have so many choices it is hard to make the right one without help. That is exactly what this book is, help! At the end of this book he has a Healthnut Life 7-week plan and examples on how to proceed with positive goals and activities. If you are looking for a healthy start to the new year or just want some more information on food this is your book. Thank you and God Bless I recieved this book from The BookClub Network for an honest review.
pamblanner More than 1 year ago
Extraordinary - David's passion for health comes's across on every page. He ensures your success by taking you on the journey to motivate you, educate you and move you to action. Discover health information you have never heard before like I did.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Diet Diagnosis" needs to be in every household. The information that Dr. Nico provides is timeless. Dr. Nico serves up a full meal on our overall health in what our bodies need to live an energized and productive life. You will be coached and given step by step info on changing your mind-set to help you achieve healthy eating. This book has it all! You are not only getting over the top information but inspiration with a Healthnut Life 7-Week Plan to support you along the way. You won't find this kind of book for your overall health anywhere! It's that good! It's gold!