Omega Rx Zone: The Miracle of the New High-Dose Fish Oil

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Harper Collins, Dec 28, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 512 pages
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The Next Generation of the Zone!

Dr. Barry Sears is one of the world's most trusted voices on health, diet, and nutrition. Over the past decade, millions of people worldwide have followed his prescriptions for healthy living through his bestselling books. He introduced the world to the Zone, a state of improved hormonal control that has helped a generation of people lose excess body fat, reverse the aging process, and fight heart disease and diabetes.

In The Omega Rx Zone, Dr. Sears reveals a revolutionary new technological advance that helps treat chronic disease, improves athletic performance, and more. Never before available to the public, pharmaceutical-grade fish oil has the potential to make you a more emotionally stable, healthier person by allowing your brain to work at peak efficiency and controlling the hormonal responses that ultimately govern your body and mind. Drawing upon his own research as well as recently published studies, Dr. Sears shares new understanding of heart disease, cancer, depression, Alzheimer's, attention deficit disorder, chronic pain, Type 2 diabetes, infertility, and multiple sclerosis. Used in conjunction with the Zone program, these findings can help you to:

  • Increase brain vitality and longevity
  • Maximize physical performance
  • Lose weight—and keep it off
  • Reverse chronic disease
 

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Well written informative book on the benefits of a diet rich in omega fatty acids. Sound medical advice with proven theories.Great menus and advice for following the omega 3 EFA zone diet.The research ... Read full review

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Contents

Your Blood Will Tell Your Future
115
part Hi Treatment of Chronic Disease in the Omega Rx Zone
129
When the Brain Goes Wrong
131
Who Wants to Die of a Heart Attack?
163
Menopause and Beyond
225
Reaching Your Full Potential
239
Appendixes
283
References
361

The Basic Plan
59
Knowledge Is Power
89
Index
481
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About the author (2004)

Dr. Barry Sears is recognized as one of the world's leading medical researchers on the hormonal effects of food. He is the author of the number one New York Times bestseller The Zone as well as Mastering the Zone, Zone-Perfect Meals in Minutes, Zone Food Blocks, A Week in the Zone, The Age-Free Zone, The Top 100 Zone Foods, The Soy Zone, The Omega Rx Zone, Zone Meals in Seconds, and What to Eat in the Zone. His books have sold more than five million copies and have been translated into twenty-two languages in forty countries. He continues his research on the inflammatory process as the president of the nonprofit Inflammation Research Foundation in Marblehead, Massachusetts. The father of two grown daughters, he lives in Swampscott, Massachusetts, with his wife, Lynn.

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