The Clash: Between Biology and Environment: Why It Is Difficult to Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Weight

The Clash: Between Biology and Environment: Why It Is Difficult to Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Weight

by MD MPH Warren Peters

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780990326243
Publisher: JanDec, Inc.
Publication date: 10/31/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 829,416
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Warren R. Peters, MD MPH is a clinician who specializes in Metabolic and Obesity medicine at Loma Linda University. He is a member of the department of Preventive Medicine, and his research interest centers on the biology of obesity. He is the bariatrician for the Loma Linda University Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program.

Dr. Peters took his post-graduate work in General and Peripheral Vascular Surgery at the Mason Clinic in Seattle and was boarded in General Surgery. He has lectured nationally and internationally on the topics of Chronic Degenerative Diseases and has published in a wide array of peer-reviewed medical journals. His patients are always met with a smile and an effort to make the complex things simple.

Currently, Dr. Peters is a director with the Obesity Treatment Foundation and a highly involved member of the Obesity Medical Association.

Table of Contents

Introduction
A Guide to this Book
Chapter 1: A 14th Century Myth
Chapter 2: The Clash
BIOLOGY SECTION
Chapter 3: Our Ancestors: The Hunters-Gatherers
Chapter 4: Our Ancestors: The Early Farmers
Chapter 5: Myth #2: It's Not Genetics
Chapter 6: Myth #3: Fatty Foods Make You Fat
Chapter 7: Insulin: Hero or Villain
Chapter 8: Leptin/Grehlin: The Balance and Counterbalance
Chapter 9: Cortisol: Stress Can Make You Fat
Chapter 10: It's About What's In Your Gut
Chapter 11: Our Complex Biology
ENVIRONMENT SECTION
Chapter 12: Seven Calories
Chapter 13: Factory Foods
Chapter 14: Sugar Addiction
Chapter 15: Myth #4: Eat Less and Exercise More
ACCOMMODATION SECTION
Chapter 16: Deal with the Clash
Chapter 17: The Shopping Plan
Chapter 18: Dealing with Your Addiction
Chapter 19: Watch What You Drink
Chapter 20: Myth #5: One Size Fits All
Chapter 21: Myth #6: Eat Fewer Meals
Chapter 22: Your Exercise Routine
Chapter 23: The "Rest of Your Life" Diet
Chapter 24: Myth #7: Count Calories
Chapter 25: Vegetarians: The Gatherer's Modification
Chapter 26: Meal Replacements
Chapter 27: What to do When Nothing Else is Working
Chapter 28: Accommodating Your Biology: Anti-obesity Medications
Chapter 29: Accommodating Your Biology: Bariatric Surgery
Conclusion
APPENDIX
Sample 3-day Menu: Omnivore
Sample 3-day Menu: Pescatarian
Sample 3-day Menu: Vegetarian
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