Dimensions: 304 pages, 8.38 × 5.5 × 1.1 in
Published: December 31, 2013
Publisher: Gallery Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1476707693
ISBN - 13: 9781476707693
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Cavewomen Don’t Get Fat CHAPTER 1 Looking Good Is in Your Genes If you’re like most women (including me, of course), over your lifetime, you’ve tried at least three to five different diets—without experiencing lasting success from any of them. The American dieting industry has blossomed into a multibillion-dollar-a-year behemoth that thrives on desperate women who will try anything to lower that number on their scales. Our cultural obsession with “dieting” makes us vulnerable to counting points or calories, having low-calorie meals delivered to our doors, or drinking “cleansing” drinks five times a day. Yet we’re still overweight, stressed out, unhealthy, and exhausted. The plain truth is that our modern lifestyle and the foods that are aggressively marketed to us are making our bodies and us sick, fat, bloated, and unrecognizable. It’s time to revisit our foundations as human animals and fuel our bodies in ways that are more in synch with the natural world. Sometimes in order to move forward, we have to be willing to look back. If you’ve learned this the hard way and have spent most of your life chasing one fad diet after another, I’ve got your number. But you need a game changer. It’s time to stop what you are doing and listen to your body. I have spent years looking at all the medical literature and data that show that a diet high in lean proteins and low in unhealthy carbohydrates—yes, the
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MILLIONS OF YEARS OF EVOLUTION CAN’T BE WRONG
So maybe you’re not flaunting the latest in saber-tooth style. Or beating your dinner to death with a club hours before you eat it. You’re a twenty-first-century woman. Life has changed drastically since your ancestors discovered fire. What hasn’t changed is how your body works. You’re still sporting the same metabolic ten­dencies as your lean, toned Paleolithic sisters. Which means that achieving a strong, healthy physique is simpler than you think.
BURN, BABY, BURN
What’s a modern woman with ancient needs to do? Return to her roots with a back-to-basics approach to eating that is tailored specifically to her nutritional, hormonal, and real-world needs. The Paleo Diet isn’t just for hard-core CrossFit­ters and meat-loving men. Today’s cavewoman can enjoy protein-rich, hormone-balancing, de­toxifying, and satisfying foods that will help her lose those annoying extra pounds, build lean muscle mass, and feel like the gorgeous god­dess she is meant to be. When you are able to understand the relationship that carbs have with your body, you’ll finally get the results you’re looking for—for life.
LOOK GOOD IN YOUR GENES
The ultra-feminine Paleo Chic Diet will help you hit your metabolic reset button, lose weight, and maintain your physique with a balanced, clean way of eating that won’t put your body through the same metabolic trauma that makes traditional diets so ineffective. Ready to achieve the svelte, sexy, healthy body you’re designed to have? What are you waiting for? Go wild!