Should I Eat the Yolk?: Separating Facts from Myths to Get You Lean, Fit, and Healthy

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Ulysses Press, May 1, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 360 pages
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IS IT TRUE?
OR IS IT A MYTH?


This handy guide gives you real answers to all these and many more common health and fitness claims. Plus, it provides the scientific evidence that separates the fact from fiction for every question, like:

• Does everyone need to drink at least 8 glasses of water per day?

• Do high-protein diets increase the risk of coronary heart disease?

• Are all calories created equal?

• Will performing sit-ups shrink my waistline?

• Will exercise get rid of cellulite?

• Does calcium intake enhance weight loss?

• Is bottled water safer to drink than tap water?

• Does eating grapefruit speed up fat loss?
 

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147 pages . Non fiction. Very few books are worth buying. Most I merely reccomend that you borrow them from the library. This book is worth buying..Its mythbusters for those of us interested exercise ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
Chapter 1 Health and Nutrition Claims
13
Chapter 2 Exercise Claims
62
Chapter 3 Finding the Right Diet for Weight Loss
107
References
114
Index
135
About the Author
147
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About the author (2010)

Jamie Hale is sports conditioning coach who was inducted into the World Marital Arts Hall of Fame in recognition of his conditioning work with competitive martial artists. In 2008 Jamie’s gym Total Body Fitness, which he owned and operated for eleven years, was featured in Men’s Health as one of the top 30 training facilities in the USA. He is considered by most in the industry as a specialist in agility and comprehensive fitness training. Jamie’s scientific approach and critical thinking ability has earned him the nicknames, “The Practical Scientist” and “The Fitness Skeptic”. He has Written for Men's Health, MMA Sports Magazine, Planet Muscle, Mind and Muscle magazine, Speed Strength and Sport Athlete.

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