Ultraprevention: The 6-Week Plan That Will Make You Healthy for Life

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Simon and Schuster, Aug 26, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 352 pages
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Two physicians unveil a revolutionary, accessible, science-based, patient-centered program for living an active, age-defying, disease-free life.

Healthcare is pulled and shaped by many forces, by drug and insurance companies looking for profits, by politicians in search of votes, and by stressed, overworked physicians who barely have time to talk to you before writing a prescription or packing you off to a specialist.
So is anyone interested in keeping you well?
Yes. Created by two physicians who both survived catastrophic illness, the Ultraprevention program will work for absolutely everyone -- old, young, healthy, sick, or somewhere in between. The promise of its practice is huge -- a health span that matches life span -- and you'll experience increased energy, weight loss, enhanced mood and memory, better digestion, deeper sleep, diminished stress, and more.
Ultraprevention is the new science of staying healthy, an innovative program that shatters the myths of today's "fix-the-broken-parts" medicine. These myths -- drugs cure disease, genes determine your fate, getting older means aging, fat is a four-letter word -- are actually believed by many doctors and are keeping you sick.
Ardent general practitioners, Drs. Hyman and Liponis reject the current healthcare system of specialists paid to find something wrong, specialists who don't consider how their "cure" for one ailment affects the entire body.
Working outside the managed care model at Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires, Hyman and Liponis break free of the vicious quick-fix prescription cycle and formulate a program that identifies and eliminates the cause of disease instead of just masking symptoms.
Isolating the source of more than 90 percent of today's most common diseases, from cancer and heart disease to diabetes, stroke, and Alzheimer's, they enumerate the Five Forces of Illness -- Sludge (malnutrition), Burnout (impaired metabolism), Heat (inflammation), Waste (impaired detoxification), and Rust (oxidative stress). Through the practice of the six-week Ultraprevention program, you'll learn three simple steps -- each only two weeks long -- that stop these forces and create a lifetime of good health by removing allergens, infections, and toxins from the body and environment; repairing the body through personalizing nutrition, boosting the immune system, and balancing hormones; and recharging with stress management, sleep restoration, and gentle movement.
So stop falling for the myths that make you sick and start Ultraprevention, the powerful plan to get older without aging, to maintain health for all of life.
  

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Review: Ultraprevention: The 6-Week Plan That Will Make You Healthy for Life

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

Mostly good info - some outdated (use a full service gas station?? Are there any left?) - info is overwhelming as you are not going to be able to do all the things they say. If you have read about or know about healthy living a lot of info you know, some is contradictory. Read full review

Review: Ultraprevention: The 6-Week Plan That Will Make You Healthy for Life

User Review  - Christian Ward - Goodreads

Changed my life and that of my wife. Makes what happens to your body personal. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
THE MYTHS OF MODERN MEDICINE
13
You Know Whats Wrong with You
47
from Food
143
CONTROLLING
159
Malnutrition or Sludge
177
THE SIXWEEK ULTRAPREVENTION PLAN
231
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About the author (2003)

Mark Hyman, M.D., was educated at Cornell University and the University of Ottawa Medical School.

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