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  • The Obesity Code

  • Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
  • Written by: Jason Fung
  • Narrated by: Brian Nishii
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 116

We are in the midst of an obesity epidemic, but despite being inundated with diet advice we are only getting fatter. We count calories and exercise regularly, yet still the pounds won't budge. Why? In this highly enjoyable and provocative book, Dr Jason Fung sets out a groundbreaking new theory: that obesity is caused by our hormones, rather than a lack of self-control. He reveals that overproduction of insulin in the body is the root cause of obesity and obesity-related illnesses including type 2 diabetes

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Life changing!!

  • By Brian J. Cormier on 2019-02-18

Very informative!

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-01-09

The beginning was a bit *meh* (misleading to some maybe) but the rest was good!

  • Own the Day, Own Your Life

  • Optimized Practices for Waking, Working, Learning, Eating, Training, Playing, Sleeping, and Sex
  • Written by: Aubrey Marcus
  • Narrated by: Aubrey Marcus
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,088
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 944
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 938

Human optimization thought leader Aubrey Marcus's personal and professional mission rests on a single question: How can we get the most out of our body and mind on a daily basis? Marcus answers that question in Own the Day, Own Your Life, an empowering audio handbook that guides listeners to optimize every moment of the day, from waking in the morning, through work and play, until bedtime each night. With small, actionable changes implemented throughout the course of one day, we can feel better, perform more efficiently, and live happier.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great read, useful tips, though lacking

  • By Alex on 2018-06-26

10/10, DO Recommend.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-11-28

One of my top 'self-help' books! Well done, well read. Inspired me, taught me new things - not one complaint!