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Syndrome X : The Complete Program to Prevent and Reverse Insulin Resistance - Jack Challem

Syndrome X

The Complete Program to Prevent and Reverse Insulin Resistance

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2000
ISBN: 9780471358350
Number Of Pages: 288

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You can feel great again!<br> <br> "Syndrome X proactively lays out a nutritious, tasty, and simple diet plan to get us back to the basics of healthy nutrition."-Lendon H. Smith, M.D., New York Times bestselling author of Feed Your Body Right<br> <br> "Syndrome X is the best new book to help you understand the facts about nutrition, health, and aging. . . . It is full of new information and insights most readers have never had access to before. Everyone who values his or her health will want to read the book and then individualize the program to suit his or her needs-the authors have made this easier than ever to do."-Richard A. Kunin, M.D., author of Mega-Nutrition<br> <br> What is Syndrome X? It's a resistance to insulin-the hormone needed to burn food for energy-combined with high cholesterol or triglycerides, high blood pressure, or too much body fat. Syndrome X ages you prematurely and significantly increases your risk of heart disease, hypertension, obesity, eye disease, nervous system disorders, diabetes, Alzheimer's, cancer, and other age-related diseases.<br> <br> Syndrome X is the first book to tell you how to fight the epidemic disorder that is derailing the health of nearly a third of North Americans. It outlines a complete three-step program-including easy-to-follow diets, light physical activity, and readily available vitamins and nutritional supplements-that will safeguard you against developing Syndrome X or reverse it if you already have it.

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"Syndrome X is the best new book to help you understand the facts about nutrition, health, and aging...It is full of new information and insights most readers have never had access to before. Everyone who values his or her health will want to read the book and then individualize the program to suit his or her needs - the authors have made this easier than ever to do." (Richard A. Kunin, M.D., author of Mega-Nutrition) "Syndrome X could very well be the next public health crisis, and the information in this book can keep you from becoming another statistic. The nutritional and supplement advice in Syndrome X should help you stay healthy and lean." (Fred Pescatore, M.D., author of Feed Your Kids Well and Thin For Good) "Syndrome X clearly shows the importance of antioxidant supplementation in keeping you healthy and preventing disease." (Lester Packer, Ph.D., author of The Antioxidant Miracle, director of the Packer Lab, the University of California at Berkeley) "SYNDROME X is a well-organized and cogent book that documents the serious health consequences of what most people eat. It proactively lays out a nutritious, tasty, and simple diet plan to get us back the basics of healthy nutrition. Jack Challem, Dr. Burton Berkson, and Melissa Diane Smith have laid it all out for the whole world to see ." (Lendon H. Smith, M.D., New York Times bestselling author of Feed Your Body Right and Beyond Antibiotics) "SYNDROME X is a well-written, easy-to-follow guide that provides life-saving information for the whole family. As a parent of a teenager with a family history of heart disease, I am particularly concerned about the role of insulin resistance on the long-term health of my family. This book offers a smart and easy solution to this problem. It also provides terrific information on how to lose weight -- without losing your mind in the process. The recipes are great -- you'll want to keep a copy in your kitchen." (Carol Colman, New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Antioxidant Miracle, Shed 10 Years in 10 Weeks and Stop Depression Now) "Useful, informative, and easy to read, this is a much-needed guide for the millions who have Syndome X and don't know it until they suffer serious health consequences. I am recommending it to my many patients who have this problem." (Priscilla Slagle, M.D., author of The Way Up from Down) "SYNDROME X is a superb book. The concepts in SYNDROME X need to be understood by every person seeking or giving advice about symptoms like fatigue, lack of vigor, and mental fuzziness. Readers will benefit from the simple suggestions clearly outlined in this book." (Hugh D. Riordan, M.D., president, the Center for the Improvement of Human Functioning)

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

SYNDROME X: THE NUTRITIONAL DISEASE.

The Food-Health Connection.

Understanding Glucose and Insulin.

Syndrome X: Unconnected Symptoms, Connected Causes.

Beyond Syndrome X: Sugar and Insulin Overload.

The Case for Nutritional Therapies over Drugs.

The Diet We Were Made For and How It Changed.

THE ANTI-X DIET AND HEALTH PROGRAM.

Redefining What to Eat: The Nine Anti-X Diet Principles.

Navigating through Restaurants and Supermarkets.

The Anti-X Diets and Recipes.

A Rational Approach to Fitness and Physical Activity.

THE ANTI-X SUPPLEMENT PLAN.

Alpha Lipoic Acid: The Master Nutrient.

Vitamin E: The Cardiovascular Nutrient.

Vitamin C: The Well-Being Nutrient.

Chromium, Zinc, Magnesium, and Other Minerals.

A Few More Helpful Nutrients.

Herbal Remedies for Syndrome X.

INDIVIDUALIZING YOUR ANTI-X PROGRAM.

Customizing for Your Personal Needs.

Some Final Words.

Appendix A: Resources.

Appendix B: Selected References.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471358350
ISBN-10: 0471358355
Series: Health / Alternative Medicine
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st January 2000
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 16.8  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.55

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