The Resource The plant paradox : the hidden dangers in "healthy" foods that cause disease and weight gain, Steven R. Gundry, MD ; with Olivia Bell Buehl

The plant paradox : the hidden dangers in "healthy" foods that cause disease and weight gain, Steven R. Gundry, MD ; with Olivia Bell Buehl

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The plant paradox : the hidden dangers in "healthy" foods that cause disease and weight gain
Title
The plant paradox
Title remainder
the hidden dangers in "healthy" foods that cause disease and weight gain
Statement of responsibility
Steven R. Gundry, MD ; with Olivia Bell Buehl
Title variation
Hidden dangers in 'healthy' foods that cause disease and weigh gain
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
"Most of us have heard of gluten--a protein found in wheat that causes widespread inflammation in the body. Americans spend billions of dollars on gluten-free diets in an effort to protect their health. But what if we've been missing the root of the problem? In The Plant Paradox, renowned cardiologist and heart surgeon Dr. Steven Gundry reveals that gluten is just one variety of a common, and highly toxic, plant-based protein called lectin. Lectins are found not only in grains like wheat but also in the "gluten-free" foods most of us commonly regard as healthy, including many fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, and conventional dairy products. These proteins, which are found in the seeds, grains, skins, rinds, and leaves of plants, are designed by nature to protect them from predators (including humans). Once ingested, they incite a kind of chemical warfare in our bodies, causing inflammatory reactions that can lead to weight gain and serious health conditions. At his waitlist-only clinics in California, Dr. Gundry has successfully treated tens of thousands of patients suffering from autoimmune disorders, diabetes, leaky gut syndrome, heart disease, and neurodegenerative diseases with a protocol that detoxes the cells, repairs the gut, and nourishes the body. Now, in The Plant Paradox, he shares this clinically proven program with readers around the world. The simple (and daunting) fact is, lectins are everywhere. Thankfully, Dr. Gundry offers simple hacks we easily can employ to avoid them, including: Peel your veggies--most of the lectins are contained in the skin and seeds of plants; simply peeling and de-seeding vegetables (like tomatoes and peppers) reduces their lectin content; shop for fruit in season--fruit contain fewer lectins when ripe, so eating apples, berries, and other lectin-containing fruits at the peak of ripeness helps minimize your lectin consumption; swap your brown rice for white--whole grains and seeds with hard outer coatings are designed by nature to cause digestive distress--and are full of lectins. With a full list of lectin-containing foods and simple substitutes for each, a step-by-step detox and eating plan, and delicious lectin-free recipes, The Plant Paradox illuminates the hidden dangers lurking in your salad bowl--and shows you how to eat whole foods in a whole new way."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 582.13
  • 613.25
Index
index present
LC call number
QK898.L42
LC item number
G86 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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The plant paradox : the hidden dangers in "healthy" foods that cause disease and weight gain, Steven R. Gundry, MD ; with Olivia Bell Buehl
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-382) and index
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  • HOU-FLT
  • HOU-FLT
  • HOU-CEN
  • PTN-EWHP
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: It's not your fault -- Part I. The dietary dilemma -- The war between plants and animals -- Lectins on the loose -- Your gut under attack -- Know thy enemy: the seven deadly disruptors -- How the modern diet makes you fat (and sick) -- Part II. Introducing the Plant Paradox Program -- Revamp your habits -- Phase 1: kick-start with a three-day cleanse -- Phase 2: repair and restore -- Phase 3: reap the rewards -- The Keto Plant Paradox Intensive Care Program -- Plant Paradox supplement recommendations -- Part III. Meal plans and recipes
Control code
ocn952206947
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 399 pages
Isbn
9780062427137
Lccn
2016052864
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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u1978553
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  • (OCoLC)952206947
  • (Sirsi) a1978553

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