This groundbreaking guide to hormonal health is now available in paperback. With Turner's revolutionary three-step program, readers will take a self-test to discover exactly which hormones are out of order and then create a personalized plan to balance them through diet, supplements, and exercise.
Hormones are powerful chemical messengers in the body, controlling everything from the reproductive system to mood, sleep, and appearance. Yet many people, men and women alike, are unaware that even minor hormonal imbalances can cause symptoms ranging from inability to lose weight to fatigue to uncontrollable sugar cravings.Turner, a naturopathic doctor, used her own struggles with hormonal imbalances to develop a revolutionary three-step program. Through self-tests, discover exactly which hormones are out of balance, create a personalised plan, and learn:-how to conquer the seven factors that cause obesity and interfere with weight loss-which hormones are fat-burning friends and which are fat-burning foes-the five key supplements we all need to maintain health and prevent nutritional deficiencies-targeted fixes for specific hormonal imbalancesFor men and women of all ages, The Hormone Diet is an easy-to-follow total wellness program that offers lifelong results.
Natasha Turner, ND, is a leading naturopathic doctor and the founder of Clear Medicine, a Canada-based wellness clinic that provides integrated health care. She lives in Toronto with her husband.
"At last, a book about how to achieve hormonal health that looks at the big picture. This book is a treasure." --Christiane Northrup, MD "The Hormone Diet adds an exciting new dimension to the contemporary discussion of hormones and health . . . a very effective, holistic approach." --Jonathan Wright, MD
The Hormone Diet adds an exciting new dimension to the contemporary discussion of hormones and health . . . a very effective, holistic approach.
CHAPTER 1 THE NEW FORMULA FOR FAT LOSS Here''s what you can expect to learn in this chapter: . How to set the stage for successful fat loss . The facts about hormones . Why dieting can cause hormonal havoc . How hormones boost metabolic rate and fat burning . How inflammation causes obesity and hormonal imbalance . How to control appetite with the help of hormones . How hormones affect sexual appetite . The road to safe weight loss For decades, an endless stream of well-marketed diets and newfangled exercise programs have been promising an easy path to a leaner, trimmer you. Every year, it seems, we are enticed to drop all "bad carbs" or to purchase the latest piece of home gym equipment and good health and happiness will surely be ours. But the rules of fat loss have changed from what we once thought them to be. No longer can we rely on diet alone to shed unwanted weight. Nor can we simply exercise the