Avaliado na Austrália em 4 de setembro de 2020
Comprehensive and detailed, but easy and fun to read.
A tour de force of what causes most modern chronic illness, and how to avoid these illnesses.
It should be compulsory reading for every medical practitioner, dietitian, nutritionist and public health official.
Anyone interested in health should read this book.
It shows how diet (what we eat, and when we eat it) and exercise influence insulin resistance, and how insulin resistance is a major factor in dyslipidemia, atherosclerosis, obesity, hypertension, dilated cardiomyopathy, salt and water retention, heart disease, diabetes type 2, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, polycystic ovarian syndrome, alzheimer’s disease, breast / prostate / colorectal cancers, parkinson’s disease, migraine headaches, neuropathy, erectile dysfunction, acanthosis nigricans, acne, skin tags, psoriasis, sarcopenia (muscle loss), fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, gout, reflux esophagitis, gastroparesis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, gallstones, kidney stones, kidney failure, etc.
Obviously these problems are influenced by genetics and other environmental factors, but Bikman concentrates on what we can do about them.
A rare book suitable both for health professionals and lay people. While concepts are explained simply, the references let the professional go into as much detail as they need to.
Well referenced, reference numbers often expand into several very pertinent references. Unfortunately in the first few chapters a few of the reference numbers are out of order or missing references – a little editing is needed – Kindle Edition - Claire Schulz?