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Your Body Knows Best

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Explaining how to custom-tailor a diet to meet the body's specific needs, a guide to reaching optimum weight and energy levels helps profile body types, provides sample menus, and identifies health boosters. Reprint.
Mass Market Paperback, 256 pages
Published February 1st 1997 by Pocket Books (first published 1996)
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Elisa Bieg
I recently read Ann Louise Gittleman's book "The Fat Flush Plan" and followed the program for a month and half with very good results. I liked her style and her approach. She's not just another nutritionist or lean person writing a book about something she never had to experience - she knows what it means, to be on a diet thinking that it's the healthiest possible and seeing fail on you, she knows what it means to be on the search for "the perfect weight loss plan" or "the healthiest diet". So w ...more
Hannah O'Reilly
Based on the idea that, if given half a chance, your body intuitively knows the best foods for you, this book describes the whys and hows of learning to feed yourself the best food possible. Although written a while ago, Your Body Knows Best is an excellent resource for learning how fats, sugars, carbs, protein, and anything else you are interested in affect your body and how to find the place of balance in your own body where you are eating the best you can for your health.
The part about her not being a doctor but basically disseminating medical advice kind of bothered me.
Oct 20, 2008 Loree rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Loree by: Joshua Rosenthal
anyone interested in their own health and well-being should read this at least once.
Jan 29, 2008 Sonali rated it 3 of 5 stars
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A must read for anyone who is just beginning their nutrition-wellness journey.
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I thought this made good sense. It helped a lot with health issues.
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Dr. Ann Louise was recognized as one of the top ten nutritionists in the country by Self magazine and was the recipient of the American Medical Writers Association award for excellence.

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