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Dr. Berg's New Body Type Guide PDF

252 Pages·2016·10.74 MB·English
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Limit of Liability/Disclaimer of Warranty This book is not intended as a substitute for the medical recommendations of physicians or other healthcare providers. Rather, it is intended to offer information for educational purposes and to help the reader cooperate with physicians and health professionals in a joint quest for optimum health. The information discussed in this book—including any dietary and other substances and materials, products, equipment or devices—has not undergone evaluation and testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or similar agency of any other country and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, mitigate or cure any disease. Please consult with a physician or other healthcare professional before utilizing any of the information from this book. The reader and user should treat this information as a general guide and not as the ultimate source of information, as it is based on the opinion and sole experience of Eric Berg, DC. The information reported as results achieved by particular individuals should not be considered as typical, and the reader or user should not believe that the reader or user might achieve the same results. The advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for your situation. You should consult with a professional where appropriate. While the publisher and the author have used their best efforts in preparing this book, they make no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the contents of this book and specifically disclaim any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. No warranty may be created or extended by sales representatives or written sales materials. Neither the publisher nor the author is responsible for any goods and/or services referred to in this book, and both expressly disclaim all liability in connection with the fulfillment of orders for any such goods and/or services or for any damages, loss or expense to person or property arising out of or relating to them. Neither the publisher nor the author shall be liable for any loss of profit or any other commercial damages, including but not limited to special, incidental or consequential damages. Regular exercise and proper nutrition are essential for achieving your weight-loss goal. © 2017 by Eric Berg, DC All rights reserved. Published 2017. Formerly The 7 Principles of Fat Burning © 2006, 2008, 2014 by Eric Berg, DC All rights reserved. First text edition 2006. First trade edition 2008 No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or any other information storage and retrieval system, without the written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. ISBN: 978-0-9826016-3-1 Printed in the United States of America 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 KB Publishing Inc. P.O. Box 11716 Alexandria, VA 22312 For more health information from Dr. Berg, visit www.DrBerg.com. To my beautiful wife, Karen, and my fantastic children, Jordan, Allison and Ian, for putting up with my being so often in the “cave” office, behind the computer screen. Contents 1. Missing Link—the Educational Step 2. The 7 Principles of Fat Burning The Purpose of Food Principle #1 There Are Four Different Body Shapes, Each Influenced by Hormones Principle #2 Calories Are Insignificant Compared to Fat-Burning Hormones Principle #3 You Have to Be Healthy Before You Can Lose Weight “My Hormone Blood Tests Are Normal” What Is Fat? Principle #4 Environmental Hormones and Chemicals Mimic Your Hormones Principle #5 You Have to Heal Your Glands and Hormones to KEEP the Weight Off How Do You Know It’s Working? Principle #6 Fat-Burning and Fat-Storing Hormones Have Their Own Triggers Principle #7 Incorrect Exercise Prevents Fat Burning The Exercise-Longer-to-Lose-Weight Myth Sticking to a Diet 3. Hormones and Your Body Shape What Is a Hormone? Gland-Hormone Connection What Causes Gland and Liver Problems? GMO Anti-fat-making-hormone Foods Coffee Fat-Burning and Fat-Storing Hormones Fat-Burning Hormones Growth Hormone (GH) Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF) Glucagon Adrenaline Thyroid Hormones (T3 and T4) Testosterone Fat-Storing Hormones Insulin Estrogen Cortisol 4. Finding Your Body Type Take the Quiz to Find Out Which Body Type You Are! The Body Type Quiz Why Am I a Mixed Type? 5. The Adrenal Type The Adrenal Glands The Adrenal Type Adrenal Deficiency Causes of the Adrenal Body Type Adrenal Type Symptoms 6. The Ovary Type The Ovaries The Ovary Type Causes of the Ovary Body Type The Menopause Backup Organ Ovary Type Symptoms 7. The Thyroid Type The Thyroid Gland The Thyroid Type The Sluggish Thyroid High Cholesterol Are You Sure It’s Really Genetics or Eating Fatty Foods? The Thyroid Problem Is Usually Secondary Causes of the Thyroid Body Type Estrogen Cruciferous Vegetables and Iodine If You Are Missing Your Gallbladder Thyroid Type Symptoms 8. The Liver Type The Liver The Liver Type Causes of the Liver Body Type Testing for Liver Damage Creating a Healthy Liver Cholesterol and Eggs Atherosclerosis Liver Spots Growth Hormone Key Indicators Liver Type Symptoms 9. The 10 Fat-Burning Triggers and Blockers Trigger #1: The Absence of Sugar Trigger #2: Vegetables Examples of Shakes I Consume Cruciferous Vegetables Trigger #3: Protein Trigger #4: Fats Satisfying Effect Two Types of Fuel Hungry Cells That Can’t Eat Essential Fats Trans Fats Saturated Fats Trigger #5: Skipping Meals and Intermittent Fasting Trigger #6: Gland Destroyers Alcohol (beer, wine or mixed drinks) Caffeinated Products (coffee, soda, tea and chocolate) Drugs Detoxification Growth Hormones Endocrine Disruptors Food and Cosmetic Chemicals Consuming Food without Enzymes Trigger #7: Water Retainers Trigger #8: Exercise Trigger #9: Stress Trigger #10: Sleep Eating before Bed Nutritional Supplementation and Sleep 10. Fat-Burning Strategies What Is Insulin? Intermittent Fasting Insulin Index Insulin Resistance Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome High Blood Pressure What Spikes Insulin Corrective Actions Keep Your Sugar at Zero Add More Fat No Snacking Additional Tips Apple Cider Vinegar Exercise Potassium Vitamin B1 Sleep Stress Medications 11. Step ONE: Basic Eating Plan Overall Summary Strengthening Your Digestive Weaknesses Bloating Indigestion Acid Reflux, Heartburn (or GERD) Constipation Special Note on Your Gallbladder Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) General Overview Rules Other Examples of Hidden Sugars Breakfast Lunch Dinner Food Intake Unlimited Vegetables Dairy Don’t Eat Starches Don’t Eat Grains Allergies and Food Sensitivities Salad Dressings Fruits Animal Proteins Fish (wild-caught) and Seafood Grass-Fed, Organic Meats Eggs Vegetarian Proteins Fats Raw Nuts and Seeds Pecans Beans/Lentils/Legumes Supplement Intake Apple Cider Vinegar & Lemon Drink Symptoms of pH Imbalance A Few Guidelines Three-Day Sample of What to Eat Quick Healthy Small Meals Salad Ideas Concentrated Nutrition What to Expect What’s the Next Step after Two Weeks? 12. Tailor-Making Your Eating to Your Body Type Adrenal Dietary Proteins Dietary Fats Nutrients pH and Your Adrenals Stress-Reducing Techniques Exercise Liver Dietary Proteins Dietary Fats Carbohydrates Nutrients Liver Technique Ovary Dietary Proteins Dietary Fats Nutrients Thyroid Dietary Proteins Dietary Fats Nutrients Thyroid Technique How to Know If Things Are Working Insulin Resistance Improvement Hypoglycemia (low blood sugars) and Dietary Protein Basic Rules of Eating for Hormone Health Avoid sugar, fruits, grains and starches Consume lots of nutrient-dense vegetables Hunger between meals Consume the right amount of protein for your body type Consume the right amount of fat for your body type Avoid gland blockers Avoid fluid retainers Get your sleep 13. Additional Eating Information So-Called Natural Foods Sugar and Hidden Sugars Gland Blockers Water Retainers Beverages Mercury in Fish Clarification on Protein Eggs—the Perfect Food Omelet Ideas 14. Sticking to It—GUARANTEED! Temptation Stress Eating Discouraged by No Results Craving Sweets Eating out of Boredom Eat Everything on Your Plate?

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