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Eat rich, live long : use the power of low-carb and keto for weight loss and great health / Ivor Cummins & Jeffry Gerber, MD ; recipes by Ryan Turner, chef.
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Las Vegas : Victory Belt Publishing, 2018.

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400 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm


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Millions of people have gotten healthy through low-carb plans over the years - and a growing number have discovered the wonderful benefits of ketogenic (Keto) nutrition. Many are confused, though, about how low-carb they should go. Now, Eat Rich, Live Long reveals how mastering the low-carb/Keto spectrum can maximise your weight loss and optimise your health for the long term. The unique nutritional program outlined in Eat Rich, Live Long is designed by experts to help you feel great while you eat delicious and satisfying foods.

Author Notes

Ivor Cummings

IVOR CUMMINS is a world-renowned chemical engineer with a long career in the medical device and other industries. Although he has been in many roles as technical leader, his specialty is leading teams in complex problem-solving efforts.

Ivor trained at University College Dublin and graduated in 1990. His first six years were spent in the development and optimization of medical devices such as hemodialysis units, hemo-perfusion cartridges, and coronary stent assemblies.

In recent years Ivor has continued his professional development by becoming a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and Project Management Professional (PMP); he also completed an Innovation and Entrepreneurial Management Certificate with Stanford University. In 2015 he was one of 6 candidates shortlisted from 500 for the title of Irish Chartered Engineer of the Year. Ivor lives in Dublin, Ireland, with his wife and five children.

Jeffry Gerber

JEFFRY N. GERBER, MD, FAAFP is a board-certified family physician and owner of South Suburban Family Medicine in Littleton, Colorado. He is widely known as Denver's Diet Doctor. Dr. Gerber has been providing personalized healthcare to to his community since 1993 and continues that tradition with an emphasis on longevity, wellness, and prevention.

For decades, Dr. Gerber has researched the science of carbohydrate and fat metabolism, insulin resistance, inflammation, and chronic metabolic disease. Jeff redefines healthy nutrition and teaches patients about the relationship between unhealthy refined and processed foods and chronic illness. He has used the science in his practice, hugely optimizing his patients' health outcomes by helping his patients improve their health and optimize their weight with prescribed lifestyle modifications.

Frustrated with spiraling healthcare costs related to the treatment of conditions including overweight, obesity, diabetes, atherosclerosis, and heart disease, Dr. Gerber focuses on prevention and treatment programs using low-carb high fat (LCHF), Ancestral, Paleo, and Primal diets to treat and prevent these chronic conditions. He rigorously maintains a database of patients, looking at weight loss and improved cardio-metabolic markers, demonstrating the benefits of these types of diets.

Jeff trained at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and graduated in 1986. Dr. Gerber is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, the Obesity Action Coalition, the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, the Colorado Medical Society, the Arapahoe-Douglas-Elbert Medical Society, and the Weston A. Price Foundation. In 2010 Dr. Gerber received the honorary Degree of Fellow from the AAFP for his commitment to family medicine and contributions to the local community. Dr. Gerber, his wife, and their three children love the outdoors and enjoy all that the state of Colorado has to offer.

Table of Contents

Michael Eades, MD
Forewordp. 5
Introductionp. 9
1 Sick And Tired of Being Unhealthyp. 13
Chapter 1 We're Getting Heavier and Heavierp. 15
Chapter 2 Seven Ways to Twist the Truthp. 19
Chapter 3 Respect Your Insulin: Why Most Weight-Loss Plans Failp. 31
Chapter 4 Stop the Toxic MIRS Dietp. 45
Chapter 5 Low-Carb, High-Fat for the Winp. 57
2 The Eat Rich, Live Long Prescriptionp. 65
Chapter 6 Your Weight-Loss Master Classp. 67
Chapter 7 The Eat Rich, Live Long Plan: Days 1-7p. 89
Chapter 8 The Eat Rich, Live Long Plan: Days 8-21p. 105
Chapter 9 Recipesp. 128
3 Eat Rich, Live Long: The Deeper Divep. 223
Chapter 10 Most of Us Have Diabetes: Insulin as a Master Gauge of Chronic Diseasep. 225
Chapter 11 Fixing Heart Disease: Cholesterol is a Weapon of Mass Distractionp. 245
Chapter 12 Cancer: When Your Metabolic Control System Failsp. 275
Chapter 13 Healthy Fat: The Fuel for Longevityp. 283
Chapter 14 Protein: Benefits and Pitfallsp. 305
Chapter 15 Which Vitamins and Minerals Do You Really Need?p. 313
Chapter 16 The Long-Term Eat Rich, Live Long Planp. 333
Acknowledgmentsp. 347
Appendix A Resourcesp. 349
Appendix B The Eat Rich, Live Long Guide to Sweetenersp. 351
Appendix C High Cholesterol Concernsp. 352
Appendix D The insulin Spectrump. 356
Appendix E The Science of Polyunsaturated Fatsp. 364
About the Authorsp. 376
Notesp. 377
Indexp. 391