Naked Calories: The Calton's Simple 3-step Plan to Micronutrient Sufficiency

Naked Calories: The Calton's Simple 3-step Plan to Micronutrient Sufficiency

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Overview

Naked Calories reveals the naked truth about what you are eating and how your lifestyle habits may unknowingly be sabotaging your health. The secret lies in micronutrients, vitamins and minerals that are being stripped from your diet and depleted by your lifestyle. On the Caltons' six-year global research expedition they discovered that modern practices such as global food distribution, factory farming, and food processing are creating foods filled with Naked Calories--calories void of any real nutritional value. The dynamic authors break it down to a simple three-step plan and teach you how to source better foods, eliminate unhealthy habits, and make choosing the best supplement as easy as ABC. Naked Calories, this decade's Fast Food Nation, will help millions of people gain a new depth of understanding about how to maintain health in the 21st century. The Caltons are among the world's leading experts on the topics of weight management, lifestyle medicine and micronutrient deficiency. In 2005, they set sail on a 100-country, 7-continent, 6- year global expedition, exploring the dietary and lifestyle habits of people around the world. Their research has led them to conclude that micronutrient deficiency is the most widespread and dangerous health condition of the 21st century. As a couple they bring amazing energy, personal experience, passion and knowledge to an important subject people are just beginning to buzz about--the overwhelming health benefits of a micronutrient sufficient lifestyle.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780989452908
Publisher: Changing Lives Press
Publication date: 10/07/2013
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 260
Sales rank: 772,056
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Mira Calton, CN is a Licensed Certified Nutritionist, a Fellow of the American Association of Integrative Medicine, Diplomate of the College of Clinical Nutrition, a Certified Personal Fitness Chef and is Board Certified in Integrative Health. She holds a Diploma in Comprehensive Nutrition from Huntington College of Health Sciences has completed the Yale University School of Medicine's OWCH program. She sits on the American Board of Integrative Health.The Caltons are the founders of Calton Nutrition and among the world's leading experts on the topic of nutrition and micronutrient deficiency. Their consultancy is highly sought after by top corporate executives, celebrities and the social elite.BS, Certified Nutrition Consultant, C.H.E.K. Holistic Lifestyle Coach Member: Nutrition & Metabolism Society Holistic Nutritionist specializing in Paleo nutrition, blood sugar regulation, food allergies/intolerances and digestive health.

Table of Contents

Foreword x

Acknowledgments xii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Micronutrient Deficiency: The Hidden Hunger 13

Chapter 2 The Micronutrient Deficiency Challenge: Your Personal Assessment 21

Chapter 3 Nutrition 101: Understanding Nutrients 29

Chapter 4 The Minerals Go Missing: Micronutrient Depletion Begins 43

Chapter 5 Everyday Micronutrient Depleters From Farm to Fork: The Bank Account Goes Bust 69

Chapter 6 Everyday Micronutrient Depletion Continues: Don't Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch 99

Chapter 7 The Balanced Diet-Fact or Fiction? Four Popular Plans Examined 135

Chapter 8 The Obesity Puzzle: Micronutrient Sufficiency-The Missing Piece 157

Chapter 9 The ABCs of Optimal Supplementation: A Recipe for Success 175

Chapter 10 The Web of Competition and the Dynamic Duos of Synergy: The ABCs Continued 195

Chapter 11 The Hypothesis of Health: Using the Naked Facts to Conquer Naked Calories 219

References 233

Index 251

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