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The Personalized Diet: The Pioneering Program to Lose Weight and Prevent Disease by Eran Segal, Eran Elinav

A paradigm-shifting diet book that explains why one-size-fits-all diets don't work and helps readers customize their diet to lose weight and improve health.

There are certain things we take as universal truths when it comes to dieting and health: kale is good; ice cream is bad. Until now. When Drs. Segal and Elinav published their groundbreaking research on personalized nutrition, it created a media frenzy. They had proved that individuals react differently to the same foods-a food that might be healthy for one person is unhealthy for another. In one stroke, they made all universal diet programs obsolete. THE PERSONALIZED DIET helps readers understand the fascinating science behind their work, gives them the tools to create an individualized diet and lifestyle plan (based on their reactions to favorite foods) and puts them on the path to losing weight, feeling good, and preventing disease by eating in the way that's right for them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478918806
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 12/26/2017
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 294,190
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Eran Segal, PhD, is a Professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science and the recipient of numerous honors and awards. He travels and lectures extensively worldwide and has published over 120 scientific articles in leading peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Eran Elinav, MD, PhD, is a professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science and a board-certified physician. He has published over 120 papers in leading scientific and medical journals, and he is a popular international lecturer and the recipient of many prestigious awards.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: Welcome to the Future of Dieting 1

Part I A Twenty-First-Century Epidemic and the Personalized Nutrition Solution

Chapter 1 A Bread Story 35

Chapter 2 Modern (Health) Problems 57

Chapter 3 The Misinformation Highway 83

Chapter 4 Everything You Thought You Knew about Nutrition May Be Wrong 95

Chapter 5 The Universe Inside Your Gut-and Why It Matters 129

Chapter 6 Blood Sugar: Your Ultimate Food Feedback Response 175

Chapter 7 The Personalized Nutrition Project 205

Part II The Personalized Diet Program

Chapter 8 Testing Your Blood Sugar Responses 237

Chapter 9 Fine-Tuning Your Personalized Diet 273

Chapter 10 Your Personalized Diet Organizer 295

Chapter 11 The Future of Dieting 303

Notes 311

Index 337

About the Authors 351

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