The Alternate-Day Diet Revised: The Original Up-Day, Down-Day Eating Plan to Turn on Your

The Alternate-Day Diet Revised: The Original Up-Day, Down-Day Eating Plan to Turn on Your "Skinny Gene," Shed the Pounds, and Live a Longer and Healthier Life

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ISBN-13: 9780399167034
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/31/2013
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,245,209
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.59(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

After more than twenty years in private practice, Dr. James Johnson, 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.

Dr. Donald Laub is the former chief of plastic surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Table of Contents

Why This Diet? ix

Back to the Future: Validating the Alternate-Day Diet xv

Part 1 How I Arrived at This Plan and Why I Know It Works

1 Calorie Restriction: What It Means and Why You Probably Won't Do It 3

2 The Truths About Dieting 14

3 The Alternate-Day Advantage 25

4 The Asthma Study 43

5 SIRT1, the "Rescue" Gene 58

Part 2 The Alternate-Day Diet Program

6 Starting the Alternate-Day Diet 73

7 Nutrition: It's About Quantity and Quality 97

8 Step 1: The Induction Phase 121

9 Step 2: The Alternate-Day Diet for Life 130

10 Give Yourself a Break: An Alternative to Dieting Every Other Day 146

11 Delicious Down-Day Menus and Recipes 152

12 Frequently Asked Questions 229

Acknowledgments 247

Sources 249

Index 255

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