Stop Prediabetes Now: The Ultimate Plan to Lose Weight and Prevent Diabetes
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Advance praise for Stop Prediabetes Now
"As usual, Jack Challem has brought us a book right on target and ahead of the health curve. This surprising, unbiased book tells the truth about a condition that has clearly become a hidden epidemic in this country. Stop Prediabetes Now is one of the most important books to be published in a very long time."
-Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S., New York Times bestselling author of The Fat Flush Plan and The Fast Track Detox Diet
"In this important and timely book, Jack Challem and Dr. Ron Hunninghake explain what most doctors can't-that type 2 diabetes and prediabetes can actually be reversed and eliminated by eating properly, exercising, and controlling weight. The authors have demystified diabetes and made the solution clear and accessible to everyone. If everyone followed the advice in Stop Prediabetes Now, we would have a much healthier world."
-Mark Liponis, M.D., Corporate Medical Director, Canyon Ranch, and author of UltraLongevity
"Diabetes and prediabetes are nutritional diseases, and the best way to prevent and reverse them is through nutrition. Once again, Jack Challem shows that he's ahead of the curve with practical advice for improving eating habits and taking nutritional supplements."
-Ronald L. Hoffman, M.D., author of How to Talk to Your Doctor
"Prediabetes has become a modern epidemic, about to overshadow every other health problem. Jack Challem and Dr. Ron Hunninghake have pieced together the research and clinical experience to create an easy-to-follow plan that everyone can use to prevent and reverse prediabetes and diabetes and their devastating health consequences. This is a must-read for anyone who wants to stay healthy and alive."
-Marcus Laux, N.D., editor of Dr. Marcus Laux's Naturally Well Today newsletter
"The epidemics of prediabetes and overweight are having catastrophic health consequences. This book provides the solution, with detailed yet easy-to-follow advice on eating, taking supplements, and engaging in more physical activity. By preventing and reversing prediabetes and overweight, we'll save billions of dollars-and millions of lives."
-Fred Pescatore, M.D., author of The Hamptons Diet
developing prediabetes, obesity, and full-blown diabetes. That’s just the beginning. Once you start down the path toward prediabetes and overweight, you face an increased risk of suffering from many other painful, debilitating, and life-threatening health problems. It’s not a pretty picture. The sad fact is that both prediabetes and overweight are out-ofcontrol modern epidemics. Two-thirds of North Americans are now overweight, and almost as many people have some early signs of prediabetes.
7.2 percent more body weight over six years. That’s equivalent to about an 11-pound increase for a 150-pound person. Furthermore, monkeys consuming the trans fats had 30 percent more belly fat. In contrast, monkeys that consumed olive oil had only a 1.8 percent increase in their body weight. Trans fats set the stage for a variety of health problems associated with overweight, prediabetes, and diabetes. Because of the way they modify c03.qxp 8/21/07 66 8:21 AM Page 66 Stop Prediabetes Now
Fast-food restaurants, such as McDonald’s and Burger King, follow stringent rules to avoid bacterial contamination of food. You’re not likely to get food poisoning at these and other fast-food restaurants. But this doesn’t mean most fast foods are healthy. Don’t assume that fast foods are safe to eat because they’re prepared in clean kitchens. Germfree or not, fast foods contribute in a big way to prediabetes and overweight. Food-Philosophy Principle #5. Don’t Assume Anything about the Food You
about Wiley products, visit our web site at www.wiley.com. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data: Challem, Jack. Stop prediabetes now : the ultimate plan to lose weight and prevent diabetes / Jack Challem, Ron Hunninghake. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-470-12173-3 (cloth) 1. Prediabetic state—Prevention—Popular works. 2. Diabetes—Diet therapy—Popular works. 3. Obesity—Prevention—Popular works. 4. Weight loss. I. Hunninghake, Ronald E. II. Title.
will get worse. After a few years, your fasting blood sugar will creep up until you get a formal diagnosis of prediabetes. If you ignore this diagnosis, your symptoms will turn into type 2 diabetes, a far more serious disease. If you fail to properly treat type 2 diabetes, it may evolve into a truly horrible combination of type 2 and insulin-dependent type 1 diabetes. This progression is inevitable if you continue QUICK TIP to eat what you have been eating. The sooner you recognize what is