The Okinawa Diet Plan
Get Leaner, Live Longer and Never Feel Hungry
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The new book from the authors of The Okinawa Program

The Okinawa Diet Plan is a revolutionary approach to eating, health, weight loss, and weight management that is easy to follow and simple to maintain

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The elders of Okinawa, Japan, are among the leanest and longest-lived people on earth. More than any other population, older Okinawans are slim and agile, and their minds are clear and lucid. Few suffer the lifestyle-related diseases like heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity that are so common in their western counterparts.

In their New York Times bestseller The Okinawa Program, Doctors Bradley and Craig Willcox and Makoto Suzuki shared important research about these unique and amazingly healthy people from their landmark twenty-five-year plus Okinawa Centenarian Study. The latest findings from that study are proving even more surprising: the elders do not gain weight with age.

The secrets behind this discovery are twofold: the Okinawans' calorie-light diet and their active lifestyle, which results in leaner and more "metabolically efficient" bodies that stay slimmer, healthier, and more youthful as they age. In The Okinawa Diet Plan, Drs. Willcox, Willcox, and Suzuki adapt traditional Okinawan dietary principles for a delicious blend of East and West so that anyone can reap these very same benefits. The authors' Caloric Density Index and the Caloric Density Pyramid, developed from the study's latest research findings, debunk the myths of trendy diet gurus and provide a revolutionary approach to eating, health, weight-loss, and weight maintenance that is easy to follow and simple to maintain. This approach allows Okinawans to eat more food than the typical American diet, and still weigh less--and you can too. With more than 150 delicious recipes that incorporate foods low in caloric density, The Okinawa Diet Plan offers dozens of satisfying meal options. Conveniently divided into three tracks--western, eastern, and fusion--and with healthy options for both vegetarians and meat eaters alike, their program provides all the benefits of calorie restriction without deprivation. With dietary guidelines, cooking techniques, an eight-week turnaround plan, and other unique resources, The Okinawa Diet Plan is a breakthrough concept in healthy weight loss and maintenance.

  • The Okinawa Diet Plan is written for those wishing to lose unwanted body fat and keep it off -- based on the most recent study findings that Okinawans eating a more traditional diet did not gain weight with age
  • The Okinawa Diet Plan is written in a friendly, accessible way by the lead scientists of the 25 year Okinawa Centenarian Study, this breakthrough book provides timely dietary advice on what many view as the world's healthiest diet -- and reveals how readers can apply these dietary practices to their own lives using foods that they enjoy
  • The Okinawa Diet Plan is neither low carb nor low fat, The Okinawa Diet Plan introduces a delicious diet that emphasizes the right carbs -- low-Glycemic Index, good carbohydrates and healthy fats and proteins, resulting in a calorie-lite diet that cuts hunger and maximizes fat loss rather than the water loss seen in many low carb diets
  • The Okinawa Diet Plan provides three different eating plans, including Eastern/Okinawan, East-West fusion and Western to appeal to all tastes, including options for vegetarians -- with more than 150 outstanding recipes and tools to keep you lean for life

What the experts are saying...

"Spectacular. This is the best advice on all aspects of lifestyle in one book that can be found anywhere. It is not only well researched and well written, but the amount of ground covered is immense. It makes the science understandable to the layperson, and the large bibliography makes it a valuable reference for health professionals and scientists."
Thomas Wolever M.D., PhD.
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Coauthor of The Glucose Revolution and co-discoverer of the Glycemic Index
"The Okinawa Diet Plan is a significant contribution to the science of healthy weight loss and longevity. This book can help you reduce the risk of many weight-related diseases by achieving and maintaining the healthiest weight for you. You will find here delicious recipes and an easy-to-follow eight-week plan that should allow you to lose weight and keep it off without deprivation."
Andrew Weil M.D.
Clinical Professor and Director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona
Author of 8 Weeks to Optimum Health and coauthor of The Healthy Kitchen
"This book's authors, all internationally recognized scientists who have studied the Okinawans for years, lay out their dietary and life-style advice, based on these studies. The Okinawa Diet Plan is well-written, easily understood, practical, and the advice very sound. Highly recommended as a guide to health and longevity!"
Roy L. Walford MD
Professor of Pathology, UCLA School of Medicine, former Chief of Medical Operations, Biosphere 2
Author of "The Anti-Aging Plan", and one of the world's leading NIH-funded experts on diet and aging
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