Feed Your Genes Right: Eat to Turn Off Disease-Causing Genes and Slow Down Aging

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Wiley, Feb 11, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 253 pages
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"Feed Your Genes Right puts the complicated issue of nature versus nurture firmly to rest at last. Nutrition plays a crucial role in how our genes express themselves, and in this book Jack Challem clearly shows us nutritional guidelines for how we can make the most of our genes for better health and longevity."
—Fred Pescatore, M.D., author of the bestselling The Hamptons Diet

"This book is a must-read for anyone who has a family history of cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's, or other common ailments."
—Dr. Earl Mindell, author of Earl Mindell's New Vitamin Bible, Earl Mindell's Diet Bible, and Prescription Alternatives

"A fascinating journey that uncovers and explains a whole new realm in the science of diet and healthy eating."
—Jason Theodosakis, M.D., author of The Arthritis Cure

"Jack Challem has once again proven why he is one of the world's premier health and nutrition writers. In Feed Your Genes Right Challem skillfully explains how mismatches between our stone-age genes and the typical western diet underlie virtually all chronic diseases of the 21st century. To correct this mismatch, Challem offers cutting-edge, practical dietary advice throughout the book. Essential reading."
—Loren Cordain, Ph.D., author of The Paleo Diet

How would you like to slow the aging process, reduce your risk of disease, lose weight, look better, and feel great? You can do this and more with Feed Your Genes Right, the breakthrough book from renowned nutrition expert Jack Challem. Drawing on cutting-edge medical research, Challem reveals how, by repairing and protecting your DNA through proper nutrition, you can avoid such common diseases as diabetes, cancer, obesity, and heart disease even if you're genetically predisposed to them. He presents practical, easy-to-follow diet and supplement plans that will help you feed your genes right—setting the stage for a long and healthy life.

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Offering an unusual mix of hard science, commonsense nutritional advice and even a handful of recipes, this book counsels readers to take control of their bodies (and, more specifically, their genes ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

JACK CHALLEM, known as the Nutrition Reporter, publishes a health newsletter by the same name, is a contributing editor for Alternative Medicine, Body & Soul, and Let's Live magazines, and is the co-author of the bestselling Syndrome X and author of The Inflammation Syndrome. He also writes for many scientific and medical journals, including Medical Hypotheses and Free Radical Biology and Medicine.

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