Perfect Health Diet and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Perfect Health Diet: Four Steps to Renewed Health, Youthful Vitality, and Long Life Paperback – Oct 12 2010


See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
Paperback, Oct 12 2010
CDN$ 47.85 CDN$ 20.00

Join Amazon Student in Canada



Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Product Details

  • Paperback: 282 pages
  • Publisher: Yinyang Press (Oct. 12 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0982720904
  • ISBN-13: 978-0982720905
  • Product Dimensions: 1.5 x 24.8 x 17.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 476 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #80,005 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


Inside This Book (Learn More)
Browse and search another edition of this book.
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Index
Search inside this book:

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars
5 star
9
4 star
5
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See all 14 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Jodi-Hummingbird TOP 100 REVIEWER on Jan. 28 2012
Format: Paperback
Don't let the somewhat corny title of this book put you off. This book is a wonderful and very simple introduction to real healthy eating for anyone currently eating a average-quality diet.

Great things about this book:

1. For those that just want the facts super-fast this book gives you a one page summary of the eating plan within the first 6 pages of the book. The book also contains lots of extra information backing up their conclusions as well, for those that want it.

2. This book is about eating healthily and how to improve your health and reduce your risk of getting ill in the future with diet - rather than just about mere weight loss - which is so refreshing. Slow weight normalisation is a side effect of following this diet for sure, but it is not the primary focus.

3. The research for the book began when the authors were each working to improve their own health issues through diet. The authors are genuinely nice people that are passionate about helping others get the same results they have and the subject of a healthy diet and this comes through clearly on every page of this book.

4. The diet the authors recommend is made up of 20% carbs, 65% fat and 15% protein. So it is a low/moderate carb, high fat and moderate protein diet by calories, and 35% animal foods and 65% plant foods by weight. This is very similar to a traditional Pacific Islander diet, the authors explain.

The sections explaining the facts of fats, carbs and protein are of a very high quality and seem to summarise the work of all the best books I have read on nutrition and diet lately. The problems with a high carb diet are clearly spelled out as are the benefits of a high fat diet.

5.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Meta Schoonheim on May 8 2014
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
This is a very extensive book on the effect of your diet on your health. In general I learned a lot from this book. There are many citations from litarature. But sometimes the generalizations are not reliable. I am Dutch and checked the reference on Dutch youth, but the population of the study was Danish, 700 km away from Holland. Also generalizations about the effect of food on MS and Alzheimer are often not reliable.
Altogether you have to be carefull while reading this book and never stop thinking yourself.
Anyway it is so extensive that a lot of basics can be very helpfull
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By teo on Sept. 23 2013
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I did a lot of research in the last 8 months related to nutrition. I lost all the weight I wanted (and more :-) ) by using paleo/primal eating and short and intense workouts. I consider the PHD book the best resource available today on nutrition. This book clarified for me a bunch of ideas that I have collected in the last 8 months. The biggest impact to my diet after reading this book was the introduction of more starches. I thought I got 100-130g of carbs from the tons of vegetables I was eating every day but I was still struggling with dry mouth and eyes. After the introduction of some tubers every day I got rid of this side effect. I also tuned down the amount of fish I was eating to stay below omega-3 toxicity levels. I am still tuning my diet but this book makes it a lot easier since it gives you real numbers to work with.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
By N Berdusco on May 7 2014
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Well written, well organized, and well researched. If you are interested in how your diet affects every aspect of your life read this book.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
By less talk on Feb. 21 2014
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Easy to follow,with easily accessible ingredients at most stores. Seems well researched, and best of all it's working for me!
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
By music junky on Oct. 15 2013
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Finally a book that actually tells you why you should be eating properly and getting rid of all the junk in our diets. I plan to begin asap to follow recommendations.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Format: Kindle Edition
I think this is one of the better books I've read. I believe eating raw meat would be even better. The authors acknowledge that heat is detrimental to food but stop short of recommending raw, although they do quote Pottenger study with cats. They encourage fish instead of fish oil, but I think fermented cod liver oil is fine. Other than these small differences, it seems to me that the rest of the book is right on.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.

Product Images from Customers

Search


Feedback