Keto Diet: Your 30-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Balance Hormones, Boost Brain Health, and Reverse Disease

Keto Diet: Your 30-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Balance Hormones, Boost Brain Health, and Reverse Disease

by Josh Axe

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From the author of the national bestseller Eat Dirt, a 30-day healthy plan -- including more than 80 delicious recipes -- to burn fat, fight inflammation, and reverse disease using the keto diet.

Today, the ketogenic diet is the world's fastest growing diet, and with good reason. When practiced correctly, it has been proven to burn fat, reduce inflammation, fight cancer, balance hormones and gut bacteria, improve neurological diseases, and even increase lifespan. Unfortunately, many people remain unaware of several key factors that are crucial to the diet's success, setting them up for frustration, failure, and relapse.

In Keto Diet, bestselling author Dr. Josh Axe sets the record straight, offering thorough, step-by-step guidance to achieving lifelong health. Unlike other books on the subject, Keto Diet identifies and details five different ketogenic protocols and explains why picking the right one for your body and lifestyle is fundamental to your success.

Inside, you'll find all the tools they need to say goodbye to stubborn fat and chronic disease once and for all, including:
  • shopping lists
  • delicious recipes
  • exercise routines
  • accessible explanations of the science behind keto's powerful effects
  • five different keto plans and a guide to choosing the one that fits you best!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316529617
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 02/19/2019
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 19,315
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS, is the founder of the world's #1 most visited natural health website, He is also the bestselling author of Eat Dirt, and the co-founder of Ancient Nutrition supplement company. Dr. Axe appears regularly on the Dr. Oz Show and has written for Shape, PopSugar, HuffPost, Men's Health, Forbes, Business Insider, Muscle & Fitness Hers, and Well+Good.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Finding a Better Way 3

Part I Meet The Keto Diet

Chapter 1 The Diet That Works When Nothing Else Will 13

Chapter 2 The Keto Diet Advantage 31

Chapter 3 How to Kick-Start Ketosis 43

Chapter 4 A User's Guide to the Keto Diet 55

Chapter 5 Super Keto Supplements 80

Chapter 6 Keto Lifestyle Tactics 93

Part II How The Keto Diet Heals Disease

Chapter 7 Keto Metabolism Makeover 109

Chapter 8 Your Brain on Keto 120

Chapter 9 Ketosis is a Hero for Hormones 134

Chapter 10 Keto the Cancer Killer 149

Part III Your Personalized Keto Plan

Chapter 11 The Keto Basic Plan 165

Chapter 12 The Keto Fasting Plan 188

Chapter 13 The Keto Vegan Plan 197

Chapter 14 The Keto Collagen-Boosting Plan 205

Chapter 15 The Keto Cancer Plan 214

Chapter 16 The Forever Keto Cycling Plan 223

Part IV Keto Diet Eating

Chapter 17 Keto Diet Recipes 235

Chapter 18 Keto Diet Shopping List 294

Resources 299

Acknowledgments 301

Notes 303

Index 319

What People are Saying About This

MD, author of Food - Mark Hyman

"The keto diet is a proven way to balance insulin, reduce inflammation, and change your health forever. In Keto Diet, Dr. Axe busts all of the common keto myths and teaches you how to do the ketogenic diet the right way."

MD, author of The Thyroid Connection and The Autoimmune Solution - Amy Myers

“If you’re looking to lose weight, balance insulin, and boost your brain health, this book can change your life. Dr. Axe lays out a simple plan for following the Keto Diet the right way: by eating only nutrient-dense foods, like healthy fats, vegetables, herbs, and spices. If you’re ready for a health breakthrough, this is the book for you.”

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Keto Diet: Your 30-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Balance Hormones, Boost Brain Health, and Reverse Disease 3.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book makes so much sense to me. I like the approach that it isn't something you stay on forever.
Edwina Growden 16 days ago
There are great points and guidelines for the ketogenic diet in this book. However, Mr. Axe seems to start from the beginning talking about supplements, produced by his company, that can help this process along. My medical doctor, who actually had me follow the keto diet, said this is not a diet that requires supplements for one to be successful. Also, some of the tips/ recipes are complicated.I have simce read simpler, more helpful books. I initially bought this because Mr. Axe was on Dr. Oz, and though I love and respect Dr. Oz, I believe Dr. Axe's book is not as helpful to me as it is for his business.
Craigsliztt More than 1 year ago
Confusing information and just some medical woo-hoo. Would much rather see a whole food-approach that excludes ghee and other cholesterol bombs. This is some of the best books in the game i've come across: "The Keto Vegetarian: 84 Delicious Low-Carb Plant-Based, Egg & Dairy Recipes For A Ketogenic Diet (Nutrition Guide) by Lydia Miller" Lost over 50 pounds on a plant-based diet myself and always measured my blood. Healthy testosterone, cholesterol and ketone levels!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wasted my money on this book. I like Suzanne Ryan's Simply Keto much better.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I could not agree more that this book is for beginners who are curious about the keto diet. Despite true facts about a keto diet, it reads like a fad diet hype book that is not sustainable. Information in recipes is lacking- there’s no nutritional information! Sadly, the book feels like an advertisement for his supplements that he said would boost your results. Buying all of them would be very expensive. Instead, what I recommend is a book called The Hungry Chick Dieting Solution that I actually found here on BN. I lost 18 pounds using the one simple trick that the book suggests that helped create a MAJOR lifestyle change for my entire family, as opposed to a quick fix for a wedding or a reunion. I won't lie, at first I was skeptical because the book actually expected me to also track what I eat after making me aware of how many calories were in certain foods. It also shocked me on the chapter about water and the role that it in plays in your weight loss. After years of having it shoved down our throats, who knew that eight glasses of water is too much for some people but not enough for other people? It is a must-read for anyone who just like me suffers from water weight gain, which was actually 12 of the pounds that I initially lost. This was the kind of information that I needed that Josh didn't provide in his book. If you are intent of taking the Keto Diet plunge, buy Josh's book. But, if you are serious about losing weight with things you could do the very first day, buy the Hungry Chick Dieting Solution.
CarissaR More than 1 year ago
This is a great keto book for beginners to explain what and how keto works. This is the kind of book I needed 4 weeks ago! I loved the outline and graphs, it was very user friendly. I'm excited to try some of the recipes too.
MT24 More than 1 year ago
I'm a big fan of Dr. Axe and his newest book Keto Diet doesn't disappoint. It's chockful of information and medical studies. I've read some other books on Keto and this one takes the cake. I also love how it's not all about weight loss (though it is a big part of it) but he discusses keto's benefit for brain health, hormones, and cancer. He also shares various plan options for your needs whether you are a vegan or battling cancer. I also liked there is a section on intermittent fasting and how it works well with keto. At the end of the book, he talks about keto cycling which I have heard both sides from different sources. I think it's a good plan for the long haul. I don't know if cycling carbs twice a week will work for everyone. I think for me it will end up in disaster lol. Maybe twice a month.... I think everyone will be different with that. I am going to start his plan in March and I will update with how it goes. BTW I have PCOS so I am really curious to see how it helps. Now, why 4 stars instead of 5.... If I could I would give 4.5 stars but Barns & Nobles doesn't allow that. In his recipes especially the smoothies he recommends his keto collagen, keto protein powder, bone broth power etc. That's great and all but what if we can't afford it or don't like it, or we run out. It would have been nice if he would give us another option where we don't have to buy a blend or what happens if we are out. Like if he could have written next to it "or 2 tablespoons of college and 1 tablespoon of MTC oil."
Anonymous 3 months ago
Waste of money. Untrue.