The Starch Solution
Score: 5
From 11 Ratings

The Starch Solution


  • Author : John McDougall
  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • Release Date : 2013-06-04
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781609613945


The Starch Solution Book Description :

Pick up that bread! This doctor-approved method lets you keep the carbs and lose the pounds! Fear of the almighty carb has taken over the diet industry for the past few decades--from Atkins to Dukan--even the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger an avalanche of shame and longing. But the truth is, carbs are not the enemy! Bestselling author John A. McDougall and his kitchen-savvy wife, Mary, prove that a starch-rich diet can actually help you lose weight, prevent a variety of ills, and even cure common diseases. By fueling your body primarily with carbohydrates rather than proteins and fats, you will feel satisfied, boost energy, and look and feel your best. Including a 7-Day Sure-Start Plan, helpful weekly menu planner, and nearly 100 delicious, affordable recipes, The Starch Solution is a groundbreaking program that will help you shed pounds, improve your health, save money, and change your life.

The Starch Solution
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

The Starch Solution


  • Author : John McDougall
  • Publisher : Rodale
  • Release Date : 2013-06-04
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781623360276


The Starch Solution Book Description :

Fear of carbs has taken over the diet industry for the past few decades--the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger an avalanche of shame and longing. Here, diet doctor and board-certified internist John A. McDougall, MD, and his kitchen-savvy wife, Mary, show that a starch-rich diet can actually help you lose weight and prevent a variety of ills. By fueling your body primarily with carbohydrates rather than proteins and fats, you'll feel satisfied, boost energy, and look and feel better.--From publisher description.

The Starch Solution
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

The Starch Solution


  • Author : John McDougall
  • Publisher : Rodale
  • Release Date : 2012-05-08
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : 9781609613938


The Starch Solution Book Description :

Challenging the viewpoint that starches are unhealthy, the plant-diet advocate and author of Fork over Knives explains how to fuel the body with carbohydrates rather than proteins and fats, drawing on the philosophies of the best-selling China Study outline a recipe-complemented lifestyle plan.

The McDougall Program
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The McDougall Program


  • Author : John A. McDougall
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1991-08-01
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101645116


The McDougall Program Book Description :

In this ground-breaking book, Dr. John McDougall, bestselling author and creator of the nationally renowned diet and exercise program at the St. Helena Hospital in Deer Park, California, introduces his remarkable twelve-day plan. Building on the idea that the traditional meat-rich American diet is hazardous to our health, Dr. McDougall has developed a medically sound, low-fat, starch-based diet that not only facilitates weight loss but also reverses serious illness, without drugs, and provides a broad range of dramatic and lasting health benefits. Step-by-step, he takes you through his revolutionary new program, providing: Over 130 easy-to-prepare recipes Delicious day-by-day menus Suggestions for healthful dining out Plus a comprehensive listing of health problems from arthritis to ulcer disease, comparing the traditional, often drastic medical approach and The McDougall Program's nutritionally based alternative. As featured in the book and movie Forks and Knives, John A McDougall delivers a powerful and effective food regiment.

The Mcdougall Program for Maximum Weight Loss
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Mcdougall Program for Maximum Weight Loss


  • Author : John A. McDougall
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1995-04-01
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101645123


The Mcdougall Program for Maximum Weight Loss Book Description :

Bestselling author of The Starch Solution and The Healthiest Diet on the Planet “You never have to be fat or hungry again.”—Your Health Lose weight, eat as much as you want, feel healthy, and look great. This may sound like an impossible dream, but with The McDougall Program for Maximum Weight Loss it is a dream come true for thousands of people. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. John A. McDougall draws on the latest scientific and medical information about nutrition, metabolism, and hunger to provide a simple weight-loss plan. Feature more than 100 healthy and delicious recipes by Mary McDougall, packed with all the information and encouragement you need, this total weight-loss program also brings you: · Studies and documentation on the McDougall approach · The secrets of carbohydrates, your metabolism, and weight loss · The truth about fat—in your diet and on your body · Complete McDougall menu plans and cooking methods · Supermarket shopping guides · How to deal with eating disorders · Dining-out information, and more “Its rewards include not just a slimmer figure but enhanced physical vitality, mental clarity, and self-esteem.”—Bookpage From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Healthiest Diet on the Planet
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

The Healthiest Diet on the Planet


  • Author : Dr. John McDougall
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062426789


The Healthiest Diet on the Planet Book Description :

The bestselling author and internationally celebrated physician and expert on nutrition offers an appealing, approachable health solution—eat the foods you love to lose weight and get healthy. For years, we’ve been told that a healthy diet is heavy on meat, poultry, and fish, and avoids carbohydrates, particularly foods high in starch—empty calories harmful to our bodies. But what if everything we’ve heard was backwards? High in calories and cholesterol, animal fats and proteins too often leave you hungry and lead to overeating and weight gain. They are often the root causes of a host of avoidable health problems—from indigestion, ulcers, and constipation to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. On the other hand, complex carbohydrates like whole grains, legumes, tubers, and other starches provide your body with essential proteins and nutrients that satisfy the appetite while simultaneously fighting illness. But Americans eat far too few calories from carbohydrates—only about forty percent, according to Dr. John McDougall, internationally renowned expert on nutrition and health, featured on the documentary Forks Over Knives. The Healthiest Diet on the Planet helps us reclaim our health by enjoying nutritious starches, vegetables, and fruits. McDougall takes on the propaganda machines pushing dangerous, high-fat fad diets and cuts through the smoke and mirrors of the diet industry. He offers a clear, proven guide to what we should and shouldn’t eat to prevent disease, slow the aging process, improve our physical fitness, be kind to the environment, and be our most attractive selves. Featuring two dozen color photos and mouth-watering, easy-to-follow recipes for buckwheat pancakes, breakfast tortillas, baked potato skins, rainbow risotto, red lentil soup, green enchiladas, dairy-free lasagna and pizza, and more, The Healthiest Diet on the Planet will help you look great, feel better, and forever change the way you think about health and nutrition

Bright Line Eating
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Bright Line Eating


  • Author : Susan Peirce Thompson, PHD
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Release Date : 2017-03-21
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401952549


Bright Line Eating Book Description :

Bright Line Eating has helped thousands of people from over 75 countries lose all their excess weight and keep it off. Are you ready to join them? In this book, Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. shares the groundbreaking weight-loss solution based on her highly acclaimed Bright Line Eating Boot Camps. Rooted in cutting-edge neuroscience, psychology, and biology, Bright Line Eating explains why people who are desperate to lose weight fail again and again: It’s because the brain blocks weight loss. Bright Line Eating (BLE) is a simple approach designed to reverse that process. By working with four “Bright Lines” — clear, unambiguous, boundaries — Susan Peirce Thompson shows us how to heal our brain and shift it into a mode where it is ready to shed pounds, release cravings, and stop sabotaging our weight loss goals. Best of all, it is a program that understands that willpower cannot be relied on, and sets us up to be successful anyway. Through the lens of Susan’s own moving story, and those of her Bright Lifers, you’ll discover firsthand why traditional diet and exercise plans have failed in the past. You’ll also learn about the role addictive susceptibility plays in your personal weight-loss journey, where cravings come from, how to rewire your brain so they disappear, and more. Susan guides you through the phases of Bright Line Eating —from weight loss to maintenance and beyond —and offers a dynamic food plan that will work for anyone, whether you’re vegan, gluten-free, paleo, or none of the above. Bright Line Eating frees us from the obesity cycle and introduces a radical plan for sustainable weight loss. It’s a game changer in a game that desperately needs changing. “Bright Line Eating ushers in an end to cravings, an end to dieting, an end to that constant, exhausting, soul-sucking loop in your head about food and calories and pounds. . . . Living Happy, Thin, and Free is your birthright.” — Susan Peirce Thompson

Starch  Chemistry and Technology

Starch Chemistry and Technology


  • Author : Roy L. Whistler
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 589
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323139502


Starch Chemistry and Technology Book Description :

Starch: Chemistry and Technology, Second Edition focuses on the chemistry, processes, methodologies, applications, and technologies involved in the processing of starch. The selection first elaborates on the history and future expectation of starch use, economics and future of the starch industry, and the genetics and physiology of starch development. Discussions focus on polysaccharide biosynthesis, nonmutant starch granule polysaccharide composition, cellular developmental gradients, projected future volumes of corn likely to be used by the wet-milling industry, and organization of the corn wet-milling industry. The manuscript also tackles enzymes in the hydrolysis and synthesis of starch, starch oligosaccharides, and molecular structure of starch. The publication examines the organization of starch granules, fractionation of starch, and gelatinization of starch and mechanical properties of starch pastes. Topics include methods for determining starch gelatinization, solution properties of amylopectin, conformation of amylose in dilute solution, and biological and biochemical facets of starch granule structure. The text also takes a look at photomicrographs of starches, industrial microscopy of starches, and starch and dextrins in prepared adhesives. The selection is a vital reference for researchers interested in the processing of starch.

The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook


  • Author : John A. McDougall
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1999-04-01
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101119174


The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook Book Description :

As featured in the book and movie Forks Over Knives! By greatly simplifying the work involved in preparing healthy, whole food, exciting meals, bestselling authors Dr. John McDougall and Mary McDougall continue to build upon the success of their acclaimed, low-fat and plant based McDougall Program books. In this latest edition, they share their secrets for lowering cholesterol, alleviating allergies, and dramatically reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, and diabetes with food that is irresistible to the whole family. Featuring over 300 recipes (including healthy Mediterranean diet recipes) that can be prepared in fifteen minutes or less, The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook is the busy person's answer to eating right. Discover shopping tips and cooking hints to save time, reduce fat, and make great-tasting meals. Learn the viable egg and dairy replacements to eliminate fat, cholesterol, and animal protein from your diet. And refer to the updated "McDougall-Okayed Packaged and Canned Products" list. The economical, fast, and innovative recipes in The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook help make good health and longer life easier than ever to achieve.

21 Day Weight Loss Kickstart
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

21 Day Weight Loss Kickstart


  • Author : Neal D Barnard
  • Publisher : Grand Central Life & Style
  • Release Date : 2011-02-28
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 1455500542


21 Day Weight Loss Kickstart Book Description :

Dr. Neal D. Barnard's proven, successful weight loss program---featured on PBS Presents-will help you drop pounds, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, improve blood sugar, and feel better. Dr. Neal D. Barnard is at the forefront of cutting-edge research on what it really takes to lose weight and restore the body to optimal health. With Dr. Barnard's advice on how to easily start a plant-based diet, you'll learn the secrets to reprogramming your body quickly: Appetite reduction: Strategically choose the right foods to naturally and easily tame your appetite. Metabolism boost: Adjust eating patterns to burn calories faster for about three hours after each meal. Cardio protection: Discover the powerful foods that can help reduce cholesterol nearly as much as drugs do in just weeks. Whether you are one of the millions who are anxious to get a jumpstart on weight loss or who already know about the benefits of a plant-based diet but have no idea how or where to start, this book is the kickstart you've been waiting for. Complete with more than sixty recipes, daily meal plans for the 21-day program, tips for grocery shopping, and more, this book will teach you how to make the best food choices and get your body on the fast track to better health.