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Publisher's Summary

A self-published phenomenon examining the habits that kept our ancestors disease-free - now with a prescriptive plan for the Human Diet to help us all live long, vital, healthy lives.
Physician and biochemist Cate Shanahan, MD, examined diets around the world known to help people live longer, healthier lives - diets like the Mediterranean, Okinawa, and Blue Zone - and identified the four common nutritional habits, developed over millennia, that unfailingly produce strong, healthy, intelligent children and active, vital elders generation after generation. These four nutritional strategies - fresh food, fermented and sprouted foods, meat cooked on the bone, and organ meats - form the basis of what Dr. Cate calls the Human Diet.
Rooted in her experience as an elite athlete who used traditional foods to cure her own debilitating injuries, and combining her research with the latest discoveries in the field of epigenetics, Dr. Cate shows how all calories are not created equal; food is information that directs our cellular growth. Our family history does not determine our destiny: What you eat and how you live can alter your DNA in ways that affect your health and the health of your future children.
Deep Nutrition offers a prescriptive plan for how anyone can begin eating the Human Diet to:



Improve mood
Eliminate cravings and the need to snack
Boost fertility and have healthier children
Sharpen cognition and memory
Eliminate allergies and disease
Build stronger bones and joints
Get younger, smoother skin

Deep Nutrition cuts through today's culture of conflicting nutritional ideologies, showing how the habits of our ancestors can help us lead longer, healthier, more vital lives.
©2008, 2016 Catherine Shanahan and Luke Shanahan (P)2017 Macmillan Audio
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By SayaB on 07-22-17

Audible is the best delivery

This book is very well written, researched and informative. Because it's pretty lengthy and has many scientific and data-oriented sections, I think audible is the only reason I finished this in a reasonable time since I could listen to it in the car and on road trips. Otherwise, making it a singular activity each evening, book-in-hand, I may have fallen asleep without ever making a dent. I've ordered the hard copy as a reference now that I've completed the book via audible.

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By chase connolly on 03-06-17

Highly recommended

This was super informative and well written. Other reviews mention it's repetitiveness and how weird the suggestions are. I appreciated the repetition of very important points, and what might seem weird to a modern reader is simply the presentation of a traditional way of eating.
I found the information empowering. I've also implemented most of the suggestions months ago and can say it is life changing. I will certainly continue to follow the advice in this book and others. I've never felt better!

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