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From theNew York Times best-selling author ofThe Fat for Fuel Ketogenic Cookbook andEffortless Healing: the first-ever guide to the cutting-edge field of metabolic mitochondrial therapy and its radical healing potential.
For over a century, we've accepted the scientific consensus that c@ncer results from genetic disease due to chromosomal damage in cell nuclei. But what if scientists are chasing a flawed paradigm? What if it isn't a disease of damaged DNA, but rather of defective metabolism as a result of mitochondrial dysfunction? What if that startling truth could revolutionize our understanding of other diseases too--and show us a radical new path to optimal health?
In this groundbreaking guide, the first of its kind,New York Times best-selling author and leading natural-health practitioner Joseph Mercola explains how nearly all disease is caused by defective metabolic processes. Then he reveals what's really causing your metabolism to go haywire: damage and dysfunction in the mitochondria, thousands of which are at work in nearly every cell in your body, generating 90 percent of the energy you need to stay alive and well. When mitochondria become damaged in large numbers, it is impossible to stay healthy.
Dr. Mercola shows that you can take control of your health simply by giving your body the proper fuel--and it's not what you've been led to believe. A ketogenic diet, very low in carbohydrates and high in healthy fats, is the way to optimize the biochemical pathways that suppress disease and support healing. And the benefits can be astonishing--not only in treating or preventing serious illness, but in boosting your brainpower, increasing your energy, helping you lose weight and keep it off, and much more.
As you read this book, you'll learn in clear, rational terms how your body works at a molecular level. You'll finally understand the type of fuel it's designed to burn in the most efficient way possible. You'll find detailed guidelines for starting a ketogenic eating plan. And you won't have to wait decades for metabolic mitochondrial therapy to make its way into the mainstream. You can build a healthier body and brain starting right now.
Dr. Joseph Mercola is a passionate advocate of natural medicine, a wellness champion, and a visionary who has implemented much -needed changes to our current health-care system. As a physician for over 30 years, he treated tens of thousands of patients at his wellness center outside of Chicago, and in 1997 he created Mercola.com, for the last 13 years the most visited natural health website in the world. A New York Times best-selling author of books including Effortless Healing and The No-Grain Diet, he has also appeared on national news media such as CNN, Fox News, ABC News, TODAY, CBS's Washington Unplugged, and The Dr. Oz Show