The same nutritionists acknowledge that every person's body has different needs. It keeps all of the fads and the latest trend in check. I've been putting principles to use in my daily life since reading it. The tests were not fully done in the book, causing the reader to have to find it online, as well as just a mishmash of information in total making it a confusing long read. The book is worth the read to simply explore this point and to see how genetics and biochemistry influence our weight loss and gain and a healthy, normal weight. Type 2 Parasympathetic Dominants Parasympathetic dominant metabolizers most often need supplementation that includes : Vitamins E and B-12; Niacinamide, Pantothenic Acid, Choline, Inositol, Calcium, Phosphorus, Calcium Ascorbate, Bioflavonoid Complex, Zinc and Ribonucleic Acid. As a health coach, I think this concept plays a major role in fighting obesity, chronic disease, and the general ill health experienced by the majority of Americans today.
Creation of this proprietary and unique formulation carefully considered not only specific nutrients, but equally important, matched the specific nutrient carriers to the intended metabolic effect on both the target system as well as body pH. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pretty good stuff, but light on the peer-reviewed science, unfortunately, so it's just a hypothesis. I have been unable to lose weight for years; by following the recommendations based on my apparent metabolic type I have managed to start shedding pounds finally! The book gave me a much clearer understanding of how to change my diet to be better for my body and what it needed. These metabolisers have to consume meat; fatty, heavy, purine meat including lamb, beef, salmon, and sardines.
I also found that some of the text was very salesman-like, a bit like a commercial. The spine may show signs of wear. The quiz was interesting though. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Trish Fahey is a consumer expert in the area of metabolic typing and a health and science writer who specializes in the field of alternative medicine. This group are the Protein burners that need a more meat type of diet.
Now I'm reading the book and evaluating my diet again as I've put on a few years. I have found no scientific evidence that this diet would work, but I would be interested to see if it does. I am a lifetime diet and exercise addict, and this book has helped bring me to a place of happiness, with physical results and freedom from guilt and the yoyo exercise trap. To be honest, I had been introduced to this idea many years ago but had never really taken it seriously. Also due to other external influences such as illness, stress, nutrient deficiencies, our lifestyle and environment. It might be a low-fat, high carbohydrate diet filled with pasta and grains, or a high-fat, high-protein diet focused on meat and seafood, or anything in between. About this Item: Doubleday, 2000.
Glad it was a library book so I could return it and not feel that I wasted my money on such drivel. It recommends a 40% protein, 30% carb, 30% fat diet for protein type, compared to Zone's 40% carb, 30% protein, 30% fat. I consider this book a tool for ongoing learning as I journey through holistic health. Just like every other good thing in the world this book contradicts itself as well. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. By detailing exactly which foods and food combinations are right for you, The Metabolic Typing Diet at last reveals the secret to shedding unwanted pounds and achieving optimum vitality with lasting results.
But I did pick up a few pointers that I was not already aware of. I don't know if I was picking up on that correctly, though. We are all individuals with distinct biochemistry based on our genetic heritage and influenced by our environment. And this simple fact is the underlying principle of metabolic typing. I agree that a lot of the later chapters are a bit more of the types of pseudoscience that get on my nerves, however, the rest of the book, including the questionnaire, are extremely helpful.
In addition to conducting research, Healthexcel provides technical consulting services to health professionals engaged in nutritional counseling and ecological lifestyle management, as well as advanced computer-based Metabolic Type ® analyses based in The Healthexcel System of Metabolic Typing ®. That was one of the reasons why I was not able to drop the bodyfat I wanted. Wolcott provides, for the first time, a simple, practical method for identifying the particular diet that is tailored to your body chemistry, and yours alone. In The Metabolic Typing Diet, Wolcott and acclaimed science writer Trish Fahey provide simple self-tests that you can use to discover your own metabolic type and determine what kind of diet will work best for you. It includes self-tests to find your correct metabolic type and goes even further with charts, references, and websites.
W583 2002 Dewey Decimal 613. Do you experience low energy, digestive problems, allergies, low blood sugar, poor concentration, mood swings, hormonal imbalances, high blood pressure, or other chronic ailments? The book has further tools to help understand what your body is saying to you, and for helping adjust your diet for maximum benefit. Cutting-edge research shows that no single diet works well for everyone—the very same foods that keep your best friend slim may keep you overweight and feeling unhealthy and fatigued. So, you need to accept that and read it. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.