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Fat for Fuel : A Revolutionary Diet to Combat Cancer, Boost Brain Power,and Increase Your Energy - Joseph Mercola

Fat for Fuel

A Revolutionary Diet to Combat Cancer, Boost Brain Power,and Increase Your Energy

Paperback Published: 15th May 2017
ISBN: 9781401950774
Number Of Pages: 368

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For over a century, we've accepted the scientific consensus that cancer results from genetic disease due to chromosomal damage in cell nuclei. But what if cancer isn't a genetic disease after all? What if scientists are chasing a flawed paradigm, and cancer isn't a disease of damaged DNA but rather of defective metabolism as a result of mitochondrial dysfunction? What if that startling truth could revolutionise our understanding of other diseases as well-and show us a radical new path to optimal health?

In this ground-breaking guide, the first of its kind, New York Times best-selling author and leading natural-health practitioner Joseph Mercola explains how nearly all disease is caused by defective metabolic processes. Then he reveals what's really causing your metabolism to go haywire- damage and dysfunction in the mitochondria, thousands of which are at work in nearly every cell in your body, generating 90 percent of the energy you need to stay alive and well. When mitochondria become damaged in large numbers, it is impossible to stay healthy.

Dr. Mercola shows you that you can to take control of your health simply by giving your body the proper fuel-and it's not what you've likely been led to believe. A ketogenic diet, very low in carbohydrates and high in healthy fats, is the way to optimise the biochemical pathways that suppress disease and support healing. And the benefits can be astonishing-not only in treating or preventing serious illness, but in boosting your brainpower, increasing your energy, helping you lose weight and keep it off, and much more.

As you read this book, you'll learn in clear, rational terms how your body works at a molecular level. You'll finally understand the type of fuel it's designed to burn in the most efficient way possible. You'll find detailed guidelines for starting and sticking with a ketogenic eating plan. And you won't have to wait a decade or two for metabolic mitochondrial therapy to make its way into the mainstream. You can build a healthier body and brain at the cutting edge of this exciting new discipline, starting right now.

About the Author

Dr. Joseph Mercola is a passionate advocate of natural medicine, a wellness champion, and a visionary who has implemented much-needed changes to our current health care system. As a physician for twenty-five years, he treated thousands of patients at his wellness centre outside of Chicago, and in 1997 he created Mercola.com, now the #1 natural health website in the world.

A New York Times bestselling author, he has also appeared on national news media such as CNN, Fox News, ABC News, Today, CBS's Washington Unplugged, and The Dr. Oz Show.

Fantastic book. Very informative


The information in this book is science based and very easy to follow





A good read, very informative! Diet is a bit restrictive but for a good reason, however it does require a few pricey gadgets (ketone breathalyzer) But worth it if you are serious. Well written. Would recommend if you have a health issue you need to resolve!

Melbourne, AU


No I would not buy it. This is the difficulty with internet


If I had be able to browse this book in store I would not have bought it. It is not what I expected so I've wasted my money You can have it back if you wish as I did not fully read it.








Fastest shipping ever


Very informative and has helped me make some positive changes to my life. Recommend if you care about your health.



Interesting but didn't work for me for weight losses


Well written book, well referenced. Easy to follow, plus some great recipes. I was already low carb, so couldn't lose ANY weight or waist. Shame.

Sydney Australia


Great book


Put this book to practice, it's worked really positively for me

Victoria, australia


insightful, informative read


You owe it to yourself to read this book if you are at all interested in your health. It challenges old beliefs on what makes us fat, how to regain and maintain health and again reminds us of our bodies innate ability to heal

Hobart Tasmania


Very precise


I thought this book was very informative & I don't doubt that if you followed the plan to the letter you would ultimately achieve near perfect health, however it is a lifestyle that you need to adopt & for me personally it is too involved & restrictive, I couldn't possibly stick to something whereby eating a piece of cake could set you back weeks....



Great book, good, relevant information


This a great book for anyone wanting an understanding and systematic approach to managing there health through diet, especially ketosis.




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ISBN: 9781401950774
ISBN-10: 1401950779
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 15th May 2017
Publisher: Hay House Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.2  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.49