With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Demetrius, we would like to bring your attention to a new book published by a physician of our Metropolis: The Athos Diet.
From the description:The vast increase of metabolic diseases across the developed world has indicated severe and widespread problems with our levels and efficacy of metabolic hormones, such as insulin, leptin, ghrelin, and cortisol, which in turn affect other hormonally controlled systems in the body. The commonly given advice for taming hormonal mayhem? Lose weight. While calorie restriction and exercise can result in weight loss, the increased hunger and eventual reduction in the body’s energy usage do not often yield lasting results. The three pillars of The Athos Diet are designed to work together to support you in creating a bodily environment of hormonal health:
The book is available from Amazon.com. (Please note that we do not endorse any secular company; we are merely providing the link for the convenience to our readers):
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