Fit for Life by Harvey Diamond
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There is only one concept to grasp and only one action to take: Eat more living food than dead food. The simplicity of this message has eluded people up to now. In fact, it may seem oversimplified. Because of past frustrations and disappointments, people have come to believe that losing weight is complicated, difficult and expensive. Truth be told, all that is required to reap the myriad benefits of Harvey Diamond's program is to return to the fundamentals of life.


The human body is intelligent and capable beyond anyone's comprehension, but in order to unleash this extraordinary intelligence-including that which normalizes body weight-the proper fuel is required. That fuel is living food. But for some inexplicable reason, people have allowed themselves to believe that they can give their bodies the wrong fuel and then have it operate at optimum efficiency. And that is why most people become overweight.


This book offers not a diet, but a lifelong way of eating that allows the eating experience to remain a joyous one, rather than a clinical endeavor of measuring portions, counting calories, calculating grams of fat, carbohydrates and protein, or ingesting meal replacements. It teaches readers how to eat any food in the most healthful way so there is no feeling of deprivation. As readers embark on this life-changing journey, they will experience the surge of energy and well-being that only comes as the automatic result of properly fueling their bodies. Providing deliberate, gentle and forgiving guidance every step of the way, this book will become readers' trusted source and companion as they create a new way of eating and living, which will lead to both overweight and poor health becoming conditions of the past.

 

About Harvey Diamond

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Harvey Diamond is the world-renowned coauthor of the #1 New York Times best-seller, Fit for Life, which held that position for an unprecedented forty straight weeks and has sold over 12 million copies worldwide. Mr. Diamond has dedicated thirty-plus years of his life to the development of a truly healthy lifestyle. In pursuit of that goal, he overcame a debilitating, longtime digestive disorder, ended his migraine headaches, lost over fifty pounds, and in a stunning validation of his methods, triumphed over a condition called peripheral neuropathy (brought about by Agent Orange poisoning while serving his country in Vietnam). His energy, charisma and relaxed, conversational style have made him a sought-after guest expert on countless radio and television shows, including: Oprah, Geraldo, Nightline, Larry King Live, Live with Regis, The Today Show, and many others.
 
Published January 1, 2010 by HCI. 394 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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The authors' arguments in support of their plan are laughably unconvincing: ""What I am saying is that since our bodies are 70 percent water, we should be eating a diet that is approximately 70 percent water content."" ""Fit For Lifers"" may experience the diarrhea problems of other fruity diets ...

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Coauthor of the bestselling Fit for Life, Diamond here advocates a lifelong diet composed of 50% raw (living) food and no more than 50% dead (cooked) food in order to lose weight and maintain maximum physical and mental health.

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Elimination cycle This cycle is from 4 a.m. to 12 p.m. Because this is the elimination cycle during this period you are to take nothing into your body except for fresh fruit and fresh fruit juice.

Apr 27 2012 | Read Full Review of Fit for Life: Not Fat for Life

Diets in Review

Join the millions of Americans who are Fit for Life and begin your transformation with: The vital principles that bring you permanent weight loss and high energy The FIT FOR LIFE secrets of timing and food combining that work with your natural body cycles A four-week meal plan, menus, shopp...

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