Category Archives: fitness/diet

The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet Cookbook

The 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet Cookbook brings healthy eating back around toward low carb, low calorie, Mediterranean style dieting but with intermittent fasting (very low calorie days). The emphasis is on diabetes management and prevention – even curing diabetes … Continue reading

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Forks Over Knives: Family by Alona Pulde, Matthew Lederman

The author and chef did get a lot of things right with this book: the difficulty of transitioning a family into a vegan diet, defending the switch to others, supplements that may be needed, ease of preparation, etc. The language … Continue reading

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Eaternity by Jason Wrobel

Eaternity is a very earnest cookbook best suited for very dedicated vegans rather than those looking for an occasional vegan dinner. The recipes are divided by health benefit rather than type – making it a book one would use when … Continue reading

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The Obesity Code by Jason Fung

The Obesity Code is a relatively brief and friendly discussion about the role of insulin control and how it affects weight. This isn’t a diet book so much as a discussion on a more modern way to look at everything … Continue reading

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From Junk Food to Joy Food by Joy Bauer

This is a rather interesting cookbook: the premise is to take the junky food we like (things like pop tarts, cheez its, potato salad though no brand names are used) and with a few simple changes, create healthier alternatives. Author … Continue reading

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The Freedom Diet by Jessica Black

This is a tough review because I find myself with a very ambivalent reaction. On the one hand, the author is thorough, passionate, and definitely knows her subject matter. But the book is also dense, unfriendly, clinical, and overwritten. As … Continue reading

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Smart Fat by Steven Masley, Jonny Bowden

Smart Fat is written by a team who have worked in the health profession for years and recently changed the way they (and hopefully we) view diets as it relates to fat and protein. Using the latest knowledge (probiotics, avoiding … Continue reading

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