“This is more than a diet. It's a program for perfect health. The result of 5 years of research, the Perfect Health Diet enabled scientists Paul and Shou-Ching Jaminet to cure their own chronic diseases. With more than 600 citations to the scientific literature, Perfect Health Diet explains simply and clearly how to optimize your diet for a lifetime of great health. I've read hundreds of books on nutrition and health in my life, and Perfect Health Diet is at the top of the list."—Chris Kresser, M.S., Lac; integrative medicine practitioner and blogger at ChrisKresser.com
“The Perfect Health Diet is the missing link. It bridges the gap between the philosophical, broad-based, almost intuitive ancestral approach to health and the hard-core data hounds who need to see proof at every step. The authors are scientists through and through, an astrophysicist and a molecular biologist, who deftly wield the scepter of cold, hard science while paying homage to the inescapable wisdom of traditional, ancestral, evolutionary health.”—Mark Sisson, author of The Primal Blueprint and founder of marksdailyapple.com
“From the best of what we know about ancestral science and the natural world comes a modern-day formula proven to return us to optimal health. The Perfect Health Diet delivers exactly what it promises.”—Dallas & Melissa Hartwig, authors of It Starts With Food
“The sanest overview of what to eat I have ever seen. If you are going to read only one thing on the subject, read this.”—Seth Roberts, Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychology at UC Berkeley and author of The Shangri-La Diet
"Whenever any of my clients ask me a health/performance diet question, I just tell them to go to Perfect Health Diet; I trust that anything that appears in the book has been thoroughly researched and examined. One of my best friends was on the diet while undergoing chemo and his bloodwork numbers were so good that they would have been considered average...for a person without cancer. This book is my number one nutritional resource for my family, friends, and clients.” (Court Wing, Co-founder and Head of Training, CrossFit NYC)
"This book provides the missing link between Paleolithic diets and complete health and vitality, and provides a complete foundation for total ancestral health in the modern age."—Aaron Blaisdell, Professor of Psychology at UCLA and President of the Ancestral Health Society. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Paul Jaminet, PhD, was an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Paul’s experience overcoming a chronic illness led the Jaminets to develop the views of aging and disease presented in Perfect Health Diet.
Shou-Ching Jaminet, PhD, is a molecular biologist and cancer researcher at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, and Director of BIDMC’s Multi-Gene Transcriptional Profiling Core. Shou-Ching was born in Korea to Chinese parents, attended college at National Taiwan University in Taipei and graduate school at University of Newcastle in Australia, before coming to the US to work at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Children’s Hospital Boston, and Beth Israel Deaconess and Harvard Medical School. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Well written, well organized, and well researched. If you are interested in how your diet affects every aspect of your life read this book.Published 15 months ago by N Berdusco
Easy to follow,with easily accessible ingredients at most stores. Seems well researched, and best of all it's working for me!Published 18 months ago by less talk
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.Published 22 months ago by music junky
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... Read morePublished on July 5 2013 by Richard Chartrand
Great book, easy to read with lots of data to back up!! A great variation of a Paleo diet! A must buy!!Published on Jan. 14 2013 by Alex
Paul Jaminet is the man and this book is well written and intelligent. Must have book for anyone interested in nutrition.Published on Dec 25 2012 by Brian
It's obvious that the writers of this book are highly intelligent and innovative thinkers, and looking at their blog confirms this. Read morePublished on Sept. 5 2011 by kt