Perfect Health Diet: Regain Health and Lose Weight by Eating the Way You Were Meant to Eat
Paul Jaminet, Shou-Ching Jamine
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Suffering from chronic illness and unable to get satisfactory results from doctors, husband and wife scientists Paul and Shou-Ching Jaminet took an intensely personal interest in health and nutrition. They embarked on five years of rigorous research. What they found changed their lives— and the lives of thousands of their readers.
In Perfect Health Diet, the Jaminets explain in layman’s terms how anyone can regain health and lose weight by optimizing nutrition, detoxifying the diet, and supporting healthy immune function. They show how toxic, nutrient-poor diets sabotage health, and how on a healthy diet, diseases often spontaneously resolve.
Perfect Health Diet tells you exactly how to optimize health and make weight loss effortless with a clear, balanced, and scientifically proven plan to change the way you eat—and feel—forever!
bursts, especially glutathione, zinc-copper superoxide dismutase, and catalase. Glutathione status is supported by selenium and vitamin C; catalase by iron; zinc-copper SOD by zinc and copper. • Iodine, the most effective halide for immune killing.7 When immune cells employ phagocytosis against infections, they strip iodine from thyroid hormone.8 Not surprisingly, chronic disease patients often develop iodine deficiency hypothyroidism. High-dose iodine often cures infectious conditions, as the
Olympic medal or a professional sports career, it is necessary to train at a very high volume, which may sacrifice health for fitness. But even Olympians have to avoid overtraining. The Olympic high jumper Amy Acuff has ceased weight lifting and considers it counterproductive. Instead, she jumps two days a week and on the other five does sprints and Pilates.75 Toward a Health-Optimizing Exercise Program So what should we do to be healthy in the modern world? The Paleolithic practice of
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A. Optimal Vitamin D Levels Three forms of vitamin D are important: • Cholecalciferol, or vitamin D3, is produced by sunlight acting on cholesterol in the skin. It is biologically inactive—a storage form of the vitamin. • The liver converts cholecalciferol into 25-hydroxyvitamin D. This is an active form of vitamin D that circulates throughout the body and crosses cell membranes. We’ll call this form 25OHD for short. • All human cells can convert 25OHD into a still more active form,