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1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Should be read by every leader in America a book to inspire your children and grandchildren to become everything that they can --Wall Street Journal Powerful --USA Today Full of captivating personal anecdotes from inside the national security vault --Washington Post Superb smart and succinct --ForbesBASED ON THE INCREDIBLE GRADUATION SPEECH WITH OVER 10 MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBEIf you want to change the world start off by making your bed On May 17 2014 Admiral William H McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day Taking inspiration from the university s slogan What starts here changes the world he shared the ten principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his training and long Naval career but also throughout his life and he explained how anyone can use these basic lessons to change themselves-and the world-for the better Admiral McRaven s original speech went viral with over 10 million views Building on the core tenets laid out in his speech McRaven now recounts tales from his own life and from those of people he encountered during his military service who dealt with hardship and made tough... decisions with determination compassion honor and courage Told with great humility and optimism this timeless book provides simple wisdom practical advice and words of encouragement that will inspire readers to achieve more even in life s darkest moments more
For over a century we ve accepted the scientific consensus that cancer results from genetic disease due to chromosomal damage in cell nuclei But what if cancer isn t a genetic disease after all What if scientists are chasing a flawed paradigm and cancer 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 as well 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 you that you can take control of your health simply by giving your body the proper fuel and it s not what you ve likely 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 and sticking with a ketogenic eating plan And you won t have to wait a decade or two for metabolic mitochondrial therapy to make its way into the mainstream You can build a healthier body and brain at the cutting edge of this exciting new discipline starting right now more
Millions of people visit Whole30 com every month and share their stories of weight loss and lifestyle makeovers Hundreds of thousands of them have read It Starts With Food which explains the science behind the program At last The Whole30 provides the step-by-step recipe-by-recipe guidebook that will allow millions of people to experience the transformation of their entire life in just one month Melissa and Dallas Hartwig s critically-acclaimed Whole30 program has helped hundreds of thousands of people transform how they think about their food bodies and lives Their approach leads to effortless weight loss and better health along with stunning improvements in sleep quality energy levels mood and self-esteem Their first book the New York Times best-selling It Starts With Food explained the science behind their life-changing program Now they bring you The Whole30 a stand-alone step-by-step plan to break unhealthy habits reduce cravings improve digestion and strengthen your immune system The Whole30 features more than 100 chef-developed recipes like Chimichurri Beef Kabobs and Halibut with Citrus Ginger Glaze designed to build your confidence in the kitchen and inspire your taste buds The book also includes real-life success stories... community resources and an extensive FAQ to give you the support you need on your journey to food freedom more
New York Times BestsellerIn this generation-defining self-help guide a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be positive all the time so that we can truly become better happier people For decades we ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy rich life F k positivity Mark Manson says Let s be honest shit is f ked and we have to live with it In his wildly popular Internet blog Manson doesn t sugarcoat or equivocate He tells it like it is a dose of raw refreshing honest truth that is sorely lacking today The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F k is his antidote to the coddling let s-all-feel-good mindset that has infected modern society and spoiled a generation rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up Manson makes the argument backed both by academic research and well-timed poop jokes that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade but on learning to stomach lemons better Human beings are flawed and limited not everybody can be extraordinary there are winners and losers in society and some of it is not fair or your fault Manson advises us to get to know our limitations and accept them Once we embrace our fears faults and uncertainties once we stop... running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths we can begin to find the courage perseverance honesty responsibility curiosity and forgiveness we seek There are only so many things we can give a f k about so we need to figure out which ones really matter Manson makes clear While money is nice caring about what you do with your life is better because true wealth is about experience A much-needed grab-you-by-the-shoulders-and-look-you-in-the-eye moment of real-talk filled with entertaining stories and profane ruthless humor The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F k is a refreshing slap for a generation to help them lead contented grounded lives more
If I could give each of you a graduation present it would be this the most inspiring book I ve ever read Bill Gates May 2017 A provocative history of violence from the New York Times bestselling author of The Stuff of Thought and The Blank SlateBelieve it or not today we may be living in the most peaceful moment in our species existence In his gripping and controversial new work New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker shows that despite the ceaseless news about war crime and terrorism violence has actually been in decline over long stretches of history Exploding myths about humankind s inherent violence and the curse of modernity this ambitious book continues Pinker s exploration of the essence of human nature mixing psychology and history to provide a remarkable picture of an increasingly enlightened world
Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day Chances are you don t All too often our natural talents go untapped From the cradle to the cubicle we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths To help people uncover their talents Gallup introduced the first version of its online assessment StrengthsFinder in 2001 which ignited a global conversation and helped millions to discover their top five talents In its latest national bestseller StrengthsFinder 2 0 Gallup unveils the new and improved version of its popular assessment language of 34 themes and much more see below for details While you can read this book in one sitting you ll use it as a reference for decades Loaded with hundreds of strategies for applying your strengths this new book and accompanying website will change the way you look at yourself--and the world around you--forever Available exclusively in StrengthsFinder 2 0 using the unique access code included with each book A new and upgraded edition of the StrengthsFinder assessment A personalized Strengths Discovery and Action-Planning Guide for applying your strengths in the next week month and year A more customized version of your top five theme report 50 Ideas for... Action 10 strategies for building on each of your top five themes more
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Dr Gundry is a true trailblazer always at the forefront of scientific knowledge The Plant Paradox shows the world what pioneer thinking is about and is a must-read book for anyone interested in being as healthy as nature has designed them to be Alejandro Junger MD New York Times bestselling author of Clean Clean Gut and Clean Eats The Plant Paradox elegantly explains how plants defend themselves from being consumed by humans and how eating the wrong ones at the wrong times immeasurably hurts our health An eye-opening read Mehmet Oz MD Professor of Surgery New York Presbyterian Columbia UniversityMost of us have heard of gluten a protein found in wheat that causes widespread inflammation in the body Americans spend billions of dollars on gluten-free diets in an effort to protect their health But what if we ve been missing the root of the problem In The Plant Paradox renowned cardiologist Dr Steven Gundry reveals that gluten is just one variety of a common and highly toxic plant-based protein called lectin Lectins are found not only in grains like wheat but also in the gluten-free foods most of us commonly regard as healthy including many fruits vegetables nuts beans and conventional dairy products These proteins which are found... in the seeds grains skins rinds and leaves of plants are designed by nature to protect them from predators including humans Once ingested they incite a kind of chemical warfare in our bodies causing inflammatory reactions that can lead to weight gain and serious health conditions At his waitlist-only clinics in California Dr Gundry has successfully treated tens of thousands of patients suffering from autoimmune disorders diabetes leaky gut syndrome heart disease and neurodegenerative diseases with a protocol that detoxes the cells repairs the gut and nourishes the body Now in The Plant Paradox he shares this clinically proven program with readers around the world The simple and daunting fact is lectins are everywhere Thankfully Dr Gundry offers simple hacks we easily can employ to avoid them including Peel your veggies Most of the lectins are contained in the skin and seeds of plants simply peeling and de-seeding vegetables like tomatoes and peppers reduces their lectin content Shop for fruit in season Fruit contain fewer lectins when ripe so eating apples berries and other lectin-containing fruits at the peak of ripeness helps minimize your lectin consumption Swap your brown rice for white Whole grains and seeds with hard outer coatings are designed by nature to cause digestive distress and are full of lectins With a full list of lectin-containing foods and simple substitutes for each a step-by-step detox and eating plan and delicious lectin-free recipes The Plant Paradox illuminates the hidden dangers lurking in your salad bowl and shows you how to eat whole foods in a whole new way more
Still think the Whole30 is a diet Not with recipes like these The groundbreaking Whole30 program has helped countless people transform their lives by bringing them better sleep more energy fewer cravings weight loss and new healthy habits that last a lifetime In this cookbook best-selling author and Whole30 co-creator Melissa Hartwig delivers over 150 all-new recipes to help readers prepare delicious healthy meals during their Whole30 and beyond More than 150 recipes for main dishes sides dressings and saucesTips to simplify plan and prepare meals to save time and moneyVariations to turn one easy dish into two or three meals Whether you ve done the Whole30 once or five times or just want to make a variety of satisfying nourishing meals this book will inspire you to change your life in 30 days with the Whole30 program
Leanne Vogel the voice behind the highly acclaimed website Healthful Pursuit brings an entirely new approach to achieving health healing weight loss and happiness through a keto-adapted lifestyle with The Keto Diet The Complete Guide to a High-Fat Diet For too long we ve blamed dietary fat for weight gain and health problems The truth is a diet that s high in natural healthy fats can actually help your body burn fat That s the secret behind the ketogenic diet As you get more of your calories from healthy fats and cut back on carbs you ll start burning fat losing weight and feeling strong and energetic without feeling hungry or deprived The Keto Diet does away with the one size fits all philosophy offering a customizable approach that is tailored to the unique needs of the individual Leanne provides the tools to empower everyone to develop a personalized nutrition plan offering limitless options while taking away the many restrictions of a traditional ketogenic diet A one-stop guide to the ketogenic way of eating The Keto Diet shows you how to transition to and maintain a whole foods based paleo-friendly ketogenic diet with a key focus on practical strategies and tons of mouthwatering recipes It includes Over 125 healthy and... delicious whole-food recipes that will help your body burn fat including Chicken Crisps Bacon-Wrapped Mini Meatloaf s Keto Sandwich Bread Waldorf-Stuffed Tomatoes No Nuts Granola with Clusters Chicken Pot Pie Chocolate-Covered Coffee Bites Five 28-day meal plans that walk you through a month of eating keto Tools to make your high-fat life a breeze including guides for your favorite grocery stores yes no food lists food sensitivity replacements how to go dairy-free to reduce inflammation and more The Keto Diet will help you gain energy lose weight improve your health and turn you into the ultimate fat-burning machine all without restricting or even counting calories You ll have all the tools you need to fall in love with your body and banish your fear of fat forever more