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Have you ever noticed when you are on vacation, or even just slacking and you are not eating the way you should, that you general feel less than your best. It because your body needs certain things that are found in healthy food to make you have the energy you need. We all know that but most of us tend to fall off the wagon of healthy eating. But what if eating the right foods and eating the right way could help cure the illnesses that you face. Not just keep you feeling your best, but also fix the things that is wrong with your health. That is exactly what Haylie Pomroy discovered and wanted to share with you in her newest book, Fast Metabolism Food RX.
About Haylie Pomroy and Fast Metabolism Food RX
Haylie Pomroy is a celebrated nutritionist who has been on the New York Times bestselling list for her book The Fast Metabolism Diet. She has appeared on PBS, The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, Katie, Extra, and Access Hollywood, and has been featured in First for Women, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie, Claire, People, New Beauty, and more. Her celebrity clients include Jennifer Lopez, LL Cool J, Robert Downey, Jr., and NFL athletes.
For the first time in any of her books, she shares her own personal story that lead her on the path to saving her life. She was born with crazy allergies that included food, contact and inhalation issues. She, also, suffers from an autoimmune disease called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), which means she has a low platelet count because her body mistakenly attacks them. It leads to easy bruising and uncontrollable bruising. For some kids, this is something that they outgrow. For Haylie is a lifetime chronic condition. After dealing with these issues throughout her childhood, she was in a severe car accident in her 20’s that almost killed her. As a result, she developed reflex sympathetic dystophy (RSD), which her doctor wrote in her charts was the worse case he had ever seen. On the verge of being ready to turn her body in for the Lemon Law, she discovered, after suffering from 2 miscarriages, that her body did not process folic acid the way it should. All of these things led Haylie to look to food to heal her body, ease her pain and help be able to live a full and healthy life. It is no joke when I say, she knows what she is talking about.
Why this Book Matters to Me
See, I suffer from fibromyalgia. It basically means that I am in pain all of the time, suffer from crazy fatigue and horrible brain fog a lot of the time. It is just random thing that showed up after a car accident and had affected my life ever since. While they don’t know much about it, the doctors do know it is painful and debilitating. So when I read the issues that affect Haylie, I can relate.
If you are looking to disease-proof your life, or at the very least, live in optimal health, is is all about what you put into your body. Suffering with issues of my own, this is something that has not always come easy for me. It is hard to put yourself on the right path and sometimes, even harder to stay there. There is so many conflicting information in so many places, that it helps me feel more comfortable reading and taking Haylie’s nutritional advice and plans to heart.
Our bodies are telling us what is going on. Whether they are screaming at us about serious diseases like metabolic syndrome, blood sugar issues and diabeties, talking to us about PMSm perimenopause, menopause or even “manopause”, or just trying to whisper loud enough for us to get a hint about, indigestion, IBS, or gastrointestinal dysfunction, our bodies will tell us when something isn’t right. Every one of these health signals hides a specific metabolic dysfunction. For each problem, the answer is food, not drugs, is the answer. If you’re suffering from: GI issues, fatigue, out of whack hormones, mood and cognition difficulties, elevated cholesterol, blood sugar control problems, or an autoimmune problem, Food Rx has the answers you need.
The repairing part of the book is separated into sections. Each section features top 20 power foods for repair, a 7 day meal map, meal idea and even recipes. With other simple additions of what you should add to your day and your life, these are real life scenarios of how to repair your health.
I have been trying the diet plans. I am trying to implement the ones to reduce inflammation and for energy. It is really hard to change the way I eat. I wish that was something she could teach me. It isn’t. All she can do is help me know what I should be doing and how I should be eating. I notice a difference. I feel better when I am eating the right foods. It has helped to calm some of my issues. I am a long way from cured. I have set myself way off course for a good many of years. But everyday I feel a little bit better, and everyday it gives me the encouragement to keep at it. Fast Metabolism FOOD RX can definitely make a difference in your life, no matter what issues you are facing.
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Written by About a Mom contributor, Debi. Debi can also be found as the writer behind The Spring Mount 6 Pack, where she shares ways to Simplify The Things You HAVE To Do, So You Can Do The Things You WANT To Do, and Eat, Sleep, Travel, Repeat, talking about food, travel and fun.
Heather E. says
I want to win this book for myself and my best friend. We recently became interested in nutrition, and it would be great to read about a healthy diet from a credible source like a nutritionist.
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I need to get into better health. This is something I need to look into.
Wow, she has gone through a lot. I did enter to win the book. It would be nice to have a guide.
Toni | BoulderLocavore says
What a traumatic life story she has! I’m sure you know that if you have an autoimmune condition you are more susceptible to get more. We have Celiac in our family as well as some other conditions. I love hearing new dietary approaches that address inflammation.
This book would be good for my husband and myself.
I definitely hope I win this one. I could definitely learn some things from this book. Looks very informative.