The Eating Wisely for Hormonal Balance Journal: A Daily Guide to Help You Manage Your Weight, Gain Energy, and Achieve Good Health

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New Harbinger Publications, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 154 pages

With ever-expanding media attention from films like Super Size Me and books like Fast Food Nation-not to mention the daily refrain of TV news anchors and newspaper columnists-it's pretty clear that American's suffer from poor eating habits. In addition to shortening your life, eating unwisely can also lead to a host of health problems, including imbalances in the endocrine system. Research suggests that most women will suffer from some debilitating hormonal problem at some point in their lives, and that the incidence of these problems increases dramatically for women over the age of fifty. The best way to avoid becoming part of these grim statistics is to make gradual changes to your lifestyle and diet-especially by including phytohormone-rich colored vegetables among those you eat each day.

The good news is that studies have revealed a technique that can dramtically increase your chances of success when you try improve your diet for better hormonal balance. That technique is the keeping of a daily record of what you eat, a food diary.This book, the journal companion to Sonia Gaemi's breakthrough book Eating Wisely for Hormonal Balance, leads you through the steps of starting and sticking to a food diary. Working directly in the journal's ample lined space, you'll learn how to become your own food and lifestyle coach, guiding yourself to make healthier choices every day. The journal also includes new and useful information to help you cleanse your system of toxins, plan menus, and choose foods that will increase your physical and emotional health. The nutritional plan and journaling technique in this book, working together, will maximize your chances for achieving a lighter and livelier new life.

 

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Sonia Gaemi, EdD, RD, is a registered dietician and has a doctorate of international education. She runs a nutritional consulting practice in Berkeley, CA. An internationally known expert on multicultural food practices for self-healing, she has traveled and researched extensively. She organizes and attends conferences on food and health and is the principle investigator for the Public Health Institute of Berkeley in natural hormone therapy. Articles by and about her have appeared inThe San Francisco Chronicle, The Oakland Tribune, American Fitness Magazine, Health Medicine Forum, andThe American Dietetic Association's Magazine. Visit the author at her Web site:www.drsonia.com.

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