Book Reviews of Healthy for Life: The Scientific Breakthrough Program for Looking, Feeling, and Staying Healthy Without Deprivation

Healthy for Life: The Scientific Breakthrough Program for Looking, Feeling, and Staying Healthy Without Deprivation
Healthy for Life The Scientific Breakthrough Program for Looking Feeling and Staying Healthy Without Deprivation
Author: Richard F. Heller, Rachael F. Heller
ISBN-13: 9780452271128
ISBN-10: 0452271126
Publication Date: 1/1/1996
Pages: 544
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Publisher: Plume Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Very informative with recipes also.
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Hyperinsulinemia: a killer
This book -- one among several saviours.
If you have insulin resistance, get this or PROTEIN POWER LIFEPLAN by the doctors Eades.

Editorial Reviews
From Publishers Weekly
In their new book, the doctors Heller expand upon the principles behind their Carbohydrate Addict's Diet, citing further research to support their contention that controlling carbohydrate intake can improve one's health. Here the focus is on insulin, specifically having too much of it, a condition called Profactor-H by the Hellers, which, they observe, is linked to obesity, heart disease, adult-onset diabetes and cancer. Beginning with a quiz to help readers determine whether they might be Profactor-H positive, the authors offer suggestions for preventing or even reversing this hormonal imbalance. Diet plans, food lists, exercise options and recipes are included. Seasoned dieters will likely be surprised by the fat and calorie content of many of the recommended low-carbohydrate meals. The Hellers' suggestions for food substitutions and behavioral changes, though perhaps less radical than the text intimates, seem, nevertheless, sound and sufficiently easy to attempt. 150,000 first printing; author tour.
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From Library Journal
More medical miracles: the authors of the New York Times best-selling The Carbohydrate Addict's Diet (LJ 5/15/91) argue that nine killer diseases are all related to Profactor-H, or hyperinsulimia (too much insulin).
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.