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Never Be Fat Again: The 6-Week Cellular Solution to Permanently Break the Fat Cycle

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Fight Fat at Its True Source . . . Your Cells. An M.I.T.-Trained Scientist Explains the ONE Secret You Need to Know to Lose Weight and Keep It Off.

Raymond Francis is the scientist people turn to when diets don't work. His groundbreaking approach treats excess weight for what it reall y is--a disease caused by malfunctioning cells. As Francis explains, many of the foods we
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Published January 1st 2010 by Health Communications (first published May 1st 2007)
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Greg
Mar 03, 2012 Greg rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I must give credit to the author for helping me to even think about making a change in my life. Many people have talked to me over the years about the potential i'm wasting by not making healthier decisions. My wife read the Never Be Sick Again book and she enjoyed it so much I decided to check out this book. Talk about eye opening even as I started reading the book I started to notice how the just about every single meal that I eat I should be ashamed of. My current diet is total garbage and co ...more
Jazz Cooling
I wrote a review on this but then it got deleted.
Amer Sakr
Jan 09, 2015 Amer Sakr rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very Informational book, but I don't take all his words as sacred. But definitely I learned a lot from it.
Steven Peterson
Nov 21, 2010 Steven Peterson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nothing really revolutionary here. I have read of these suggestions elsewhere. However, the book pulls a lot of suggestions together and this is a contribution. The Foreword states the thesis (Page ix): ". . .overweight is a disease that can only be cured by restoring overall good health."

What does this mean? The author argues that we need to address two key causes--deficiency of needed nutrients and addressing ingestion of toxic materials. As Francis says (Page 1): "The weight is merely a sympt
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Connie
The basic premise is that by eliminating all toxins (caffeine, processed foods, medicine, etc) one can achieve perfect health and a healthy weight. I understand the beauty of its simplicity, but how realistic is it? Not very.

Jessica
Apr 04, 2015 Jessica rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Yes good ideas....in theory. I cant count the number of times I rolled my eyes or said "oh come on!" Filter your shower water? Really?
Virgil Julian
I find it difficult to recommend this book to anyone who wants a constructive plan to lose weight. There are too many places i.e. taking supplements where the author tells you how nearly impossible it to figure out ingredients, or doesn't make a distinction between white/wheat breads. He quotes science here and there but draws no real conclusions, and seems more interested in, selling his life style (nbfa) never be fat again.
Barb
Jul 26, 2010 Barb rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a great nutrition common sense approach to eating. Not necessarily for those with a weight issue, as it applies to anyone who wants to improve their quality of life with fewer chemicals, processed food items, etc. The chemistry behind what we put in our mouths is amazing to read about. It has changed how I will look at food forever. If you are interested in keeping yourself and your family healthy it is a must read.
Michelle Zamora
Jun 06, 2009 Michelle Zamora is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
This book can be very overwhelming but very informational. I have to read it slowly so that I can absorb all the information.
Jennifer
Oct 09, 2009 Jennifer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Everything Raymond Francis writes makes complete sense. I just finished week one of his NBFA Lifestyle. I am finding it really easy to follow so far.
Leez
Nov 22, 2008 Leez rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Get rid of the toxins and you get rid of the fat. Same stuff I knew. Just need to put it in practice :)
Jose Mari
The title says it all
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Raymond Francis, DSc, MSc, RNC, is a chemist, and a graduate of MIT, and a registered nutrition consultant. Raymond is an internationally recognized leader in the field of optimal health maintenance, chairman and CEO of Beyond Health Corporation, the publisher of Beyond Health News, host and producer of the Beyo
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“Losing weight is not about how to lose weight; it is about how to regain health.” 0 likes
“Eating sugar in excess of what can be immediately burned causes it to be stored in the liver in the form of glucose (glycogen). Since the liver’s capacity is limited, a daily intake of refined sugar soon causes the liver to exceed its ability to store sugar, and the excess glycogen is returned to the blood in the form of fatty acids. These are taken to every part of the body and stored as fat in the most inactive areas: the belly, the buttocks, the breasts, and the thighs.” 0 likes
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