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Should you cook with coconut oil or vegetable oil? Eat butter, cream, or olive oil? Supplement with fish oil or flax oil? Sometimes it seems as if everyone has a different opinion on these crucial questions--but this book holds real answers. Best-selling author and teacher Dr. Joseph Mercola teams up with cardiovascular expert Dr. James DiNicolantonio to cut through the confusion about how dietary fats affect our bodies and set the record straight on how to eat for optimal well-being.
Dr. DiNicolantonio, an internationally known and respected scientist, has spent nearly a decade studying the effects of different fats on the body. Dr. Mercola is one of the world's leading authorities on natural health. In Superfuel, they've gathered a wealth of information and insight in a form that's both impeccably researched and highly accessible.
You'll read about:
• The many health problems supposedly caused by saturated fat--that actually aren't
• Why the so-called healthy vegetable oils are actually making you sick and fat
• The optimal ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fats in your diet
• Foods that help resolve inflammation, increase longevity, and fight or prevent chronic illness
• A cyclical ketogenic eating plan that keeps your body burning fat as healthy fuel
• Supplemental fats such as fish oil, krill oil, and flax oil--what to take and how to choose
• Which oils you should cook with, how to use them, and why
• And much more
Drawing on Dr. DiNicolantonio's firsthand research at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, as well as hundreds of groundbreaking studies from the medical literature, Superfuel will give you the facts you need to optimize your fats and your health.
We’ve all heard the recommendation: eat no more than a teaspoon of salt a day for a healthy heart. Health-conscious Americans have hewn to the conventional wisdom that your salt shaker can put you on the fast track to a heart attack, and have suffered through bland but “heart-healthy” dinners as a result.
What if the low-salt dogma is wrong?
Dr. James DiNicolantonio has reviewed more than five hundred publications to unravel the impact of salt on blood pressure and heart disease. He’s reached a startling conclusion: The vast majority of us don’t need to watch our salt intake. In fact, for most of us, more salt would be advantageous to our nutrition—especially for those of us on the keto diet, as keto depletes this important mineral from our bodies. The Salt Fix tells the remarkable story of how salt became unfairly demonized—a never-before-told drama of competing egos and interests—and took the fall for another white crystal: sugar.
According to The Salt Fix, too little salt can:
• Make you crave sugar and refined carbs
• Send the body into semistarvation mode
• Lead to weight gain, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and increased blood pressure and heart rate
But eating the salt you desire can improve everything, from your sleep, energy, and mental focus to your fitness, fertility, and sexual performance. It can even stave off common chronic illnesses, including heart disease.
The Salt Fix shows the best ways to add salt back into your diet, offering his transformative five-step program for recalibrating your salt thermostat to achieve your unique, ideal salt intake. Science has moved on from the low-salt dogma, and so should you—your life may depend on it.
It includes the most up-to-date scientific information about the most important factors related to staying healthy during viral outbreaks as well as in everyday life. There’s also practical tips and tools that improve stress resilience, speed of recovery, metabolic health, cardiovascular function and quality of life.
Here are the topics discussed in the book:
* Lessons From Past Pandemics
* Fundamentals of the Immune System and Immunosenescence
* Immunity and Cancer: What's the Link?
* Magnesium Deficiency and Immunodeficiencies
* How an Overactive Immune System Drives Chronic Inflammation and Autoimmune Diseases
* COVID-19 and an Overactive Immune System
* Insulin Resistance and Immunity
* Balancing Our Omega 6/3 Ratio to Calm an Overactive Immune System
* Hot and Cold Therapy to Prime the Immune System
* Eating for a Healthy Immune System
* The Power of Nutrients and Nutraceuticals for Boosting Immunity
* Intermittent Fasting, Autophagy, and Immunosenescence
* Exercise and Immunity
* Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and the Immune System
Compared to other books about the same topic, The Immunity Fix takes an objective view of the pros and cons of every known intervention and lays out the most research-backed protocols to follow.
This book will teach you how to support your immune system, what to do when you actually get sick, and how to improve your overall health and vitality.
As a cardiovascular research scientist and doctor of pharmacy, Dr. James J. DiNicolantonio has spent years researching nutrition. A well-respected and internationally known scientist and expert on health and nutrition, he has contributed extensively to health policy and medical literature. Dr. DiNicolantonio is the author of 3 best-selling health books, The Salt Fix, Superfuel and The Longevity Solution.
Siim Land is an author, speaker, content creator, and renown biohacker from Estonia. Despite his young age, he is considered one of the top people in the biohacking and health optimization community. Siim Land has written books like Metabolic Autophagy and Stronger by Stress.
Getting older doesn't have to mean experiencing more pain and illness, becoming less mobile, or developing disease. Renowned cardiovascular research scientist and doctor of pharmacy Dr. James DiNicolantonio partners with leading physician and bestselling author Dr. Jason Fung to deliver The Longevity Solution, a groundbreaking new book that unlocks the secrets of healthy aging. Using evidence drawn from their years of medical research and clinical practice, Dr. DiNicolantonio and Dr. Fung lay out five simple, easy-to-follow steps you can take now for a longer, fuller, healthier life.
The Longevity Solution explains how to incorporate time-honored wellness traditions while doing away with fads, unnecessary supplements, and unsubstantiated wellness practices. It investigates the dietary habits and other practices of the healthiest, longest-lived humans on the planet, who live in regions known as Blue Zones, as a model for what and how we should eat. It teaches the benefits of intermittent fasting and calorie restriction, which have been shown to slow the aging process, while consuming proper ratios of protein and healthy fats. It also looks at how red wine, tea, and coffee play key roles in optimizing health and why salt is an ally, not an enemy, in the longevity equation.
In this comprehensive guide, Dr. DiNicolantonio and Dr. Fung unveil cutting-edge science in an approachable format that is easy to understand and can be put into practice immediately. Simple dietary changes can help you break the cycle of carbohydrate dependence, kick your metabolism into high gear, and jump-start your longevity genes. The Longevity Solution puts healthy aging back in your control!
In zwölf Kapiteln und untermauert mit Ergebnissen aus über 2.000 Quellen, Studien und Forschungen fassen der US-Mediziner James DiNicholantonio und sein europäischer Koautor, der estnische Medizin-Publizist Siim Land die Summe der aktuellen wissenschaftlichen Forschung über das Immunsystem zusammen. Die beiden Autoren gehen akribisch und wissenschaftlich fundiert der Frage nach, was hinter Entzündungen und Autoimmunerkrankungen steckt und wie sich unser Immunsystem und Stoffwechselstörungen sowie bösartige Erkrankungen wie etwa Krebs wechselweise begünstigen. Warum macht unser Immunsystem uns krank? Und wie kann man es fördern, damit es uns gesund erhält?
Dr. James DiNicolantonio und Siim Land liefern Lösungen, wie Sie ein überaktives Immunsystem beruhigen. Biohacking fürs Immunsystem ist der Schlüssel, der Ernährung, Schlaf, Bewegung, bestimmte Arten von Stress und Vorbeugung gegen das altersbedingte Nachlassen unseres wichtigsten Schutzschildes beinhaltet.
Selten hat ein Buch mit derart ganzheitlichen Blick unser Immunsystem, seine Stärken, aber auch seine Schwächen so durchleuchtet wie DER IMMUN GUIDE. Dr. James DiNicolantonio und Siim Land machen klar, warum wir zwar nicht einmal den Sitz unseres Abwehrsystems gegen Krankheiten, Viren und Bakterien kennen, doch es eng mit allen anderen Körpersystemen vernetzt ist und interagiert – und deshalb niemals für sich allein betrachtet werden darf. Faktenbasiert liefern die beiden Autoren neue Antworten und Strategien für unsere Gesundheit.