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Eat to Live

By Joel Fuhrman
  • ISBN Code: : 0316183202
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Spark
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Health & Fitness
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  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : eat-to-live.pdf

Book Excerpt :

The healthy diet plan that's become a million-copy word-of-mouth bestseller -- now completely revised and updated. Hailed a "medical breakthrough" by Dr. Mehmet Oz, Eat to Live offers a highly effective, scientifically proven way to lose weight quickly. The key to Dr. Joel Fuhrman's revolutionary six-week plan is simple: health = nutrients / calories. When the ratio of nutrients to calories in the food you eat is high, you lose weight. The more nutrient-dense food you eat, the less you crave fat, sweets, and high-caloric foods. Eat to Live has been revised to include inspiring success stories from people who have used the program to lose shocking amounts of weight and recover from life-threatening illnesses; Dr. Fuhrman's nutrient density index; up-to-date scientific research supporting the principles behind Dr. Fuhrman's plan; new recipes and meal ideas; and much more. This easy-to-follow, nutritionally sound diet can help anyone shed pounds quickly-and keep them off.

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  • Pdf File: just-fodder.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Animal lovers who feed meat to other animals are faced with a paradox: perhaps fewer animals would be harmed if they stopped feeding the ones they love. Animal diets do not raise problems merely for individuals. To address environmental crises, health threats, and harm to animals, we must change our food systems and practices. And in these systems, animals, too, are eaters. Moving beyond what humans should eat and whether to count animals as food, Just Fodder answers ethical and political questions arising from thinking about animals as eaters. Josh Milburn begins with practical dilemmas about feeding the animals closest to us, our pets or animal companions. The questions grow more complicated as he considers relationships with more distance – questions about whether and how to feed garden birds, farmland animals who would eat our crops, and wild animals. Milburn evaluates the nature and circumstances of our relationships with animals to generate a novel theory of animal rights. Looking past arguments about what we can and cannot do to other beings, Just Fodder asks what we can, should, and must do for them, laying out a fuller range of our ethical obligations to other animals.

Wired to Eat

By Robb Wolf
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  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Book Code : 0451498577
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Members : 735
  • Pdf File: wired-to-eat.pdf

Book Short Summary:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Reset your metabolism for lasting fat loss in one month and discover the carbs that are right for you. The surprising truth is that we are genetically wired to eat more and move less, the exact opposite of the advice we are often given. Now there is a more customized weight loss solution that works with your body, a solution based not on arbitrary restriction of foods but on what works for YOU. Developed by former research biochemist, health expert, and bestselling author Robb Wolf, Wired to Eat offers an eating program, based on groundbreaking research, that will rewire your appetite for weight loss and help you finally determine the optimal foods for your diet and metabolism. With his bestselling book, The Paleo Solution, Robb Wolf helped hundreds of thousands of people lose weight by eating a low-carb Paleo diet, but Paleo is only a starting point, not a destination. Now, he'll share a more customized way of eating that may be the key to permanent weight loss and better health. You'll start with Wolf’s 30-Day Reset to help you restore your body's blood sugar levels, repair your appetite, and reverse insulin resistance. There are more than 70 delicious recipes, detailed meal plans, and shopping lists to aid you on your journey. Wolf also includes meal plans for people who suffer with autoimmune diseases, as well as advice on eating a ketogenic diet. Once you've completed this phase of the plan, the unique 7-Day Carb Test will help you determine what amounts and types of carbs you can tolerate. No more guessing. Now you can find out for yourself which foods you can and cannot eat, instead of relying on a one-size-fits all diet. Transform your diet by discovering your peronalized weight loss blueprint with Wired to Eat.

Handbuch Tierethik

By Johann S. Ach,Dagmar Borchers
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer-Verlag
  • Book Code : 3476054020
  • Total of Pages : 363
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 553
  • Pdf File: handbuch-tierethik.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Das Handbuch führt ein in zentrale Begriffe, Konzeptionen, Themen- und Problemfelder der Tierethik. Neben der Geschichte der Tierethik, relevanten Konzepten und Theorien sowie einer Bandbreite unterschiedlicher Anwendungskontexte findet sich auch eine Darstellung der Tierphilosophie und ihrer wichtigsten Fragestellungen. Das Handbuch will darüber hinaus auch die sich in aktuellen Diskussionen und Kontroversen abzeichnenden Perspektiven der Tierethik umfassend vorstellen. Ziel des Handbuchs ist es, das breite Spektrum inhaltlicher und begrifflicher Aspekte der historischen und gegenwärtigen Tierethik zu reflektieren und einen Einblick in den aktuellen Diskussionsstand zu geben.

Grenzbeschreitungen

By Martin Kolmar
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
  • Book Code : 3412522996
  • Total of Pages : 439
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 624
  • Pdf File: grenzbeschreitungen.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Wie wollen wir leben und wie können wir unserem Leben Sinn geben angesichts der drängenden Krisen der Gegenwart? Wie können solche Fragen überhaupt beantwortet werden, wenn eine säkulare Kultur scheinbar nur Antworten auf Fragen nach dem "wie?", nicht aber nach dem "wozu?" erlaubt. Martin Kolmar deutet im vorliegenden Buch die gegenwärtigen und bevorstehenden Krisen, allen voran die Klimakrise, als Krise der westlichen Denk- und Wahrnehmungsweisen und versucht einen Ausweg daraus aufzuzeigen. Dazu beginnt er mit einer Analyse westlicher Vorstellungswelten aus der Perspektive des "Erhabenen". Es zeigt sich, dass das "Erhabene" als Grenzerfahrung überraschende und relevante neue Perspektiven auf die Gegenwart öffnet und zugleich einen Weg zu einer säkularen, rationalen Form der Sinnerfahrung erkennbar macht. Das Besondere dieses Buches ist die Verknüpfung philosophischer und gesellschafts- und kulturwissenschaftlicher Forschung mit Erkenntnissen der Psychologie und der Neurowissenschaft. Es zeigt auf, dass traditionelle Vorstellungen des "Guten Lebens" und der Verortung der eigenen Existenz als Teil der Natur, mit moderner Forschung korrespondieren. Ist man bereit, sich hierauf einzulassen, stellt insbesondere die Bedrohung durch die Klimakrise nicht nur ein mögliches Katastrophenszenario und eine große technologische Herausforderung dar, sondern eine Chance für ein besseres Leben, welches aus einer anderen Haltung ihm gegenüber resultiert.

The Price of Love and Other Stories

By Peter Robinson
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  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Book Code : 0771075464
  • Total of Pages : 328
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 498
  • Pdf File: the-price-of-love-and-other-stories.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A dozen of the very best mystery stories from crime-fiction’s maestro, including one brand new Inspector Banks story. Best known — and much admired — for his long-running and bestselling Inspector Banks series, Peter Robinson is also widely and highly praised by mystery mavens for his riveting short stories. Robinson’s versatile talent is on full display in the twelve stories that comprise his latest short story collection, The Price of Love and Other Stories. Spellbinding plots, suspense that grips and won’t let go, utterly unpredictable twists, psychological truths both sweet and scary, characters you’d like to meet (and some you’d hope never to encounter), all set in places that are characters themselves — these are the fundamentals of story and mystery that Robinson plays like the virtuoso he is.

Til forsvar for dyrene

By Matthieu Ricard
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  • Publisher : Gyldendal A/S
  • Book Code : 8702238691
  • Total of Pages : 327
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 108
  • Pdf File: til-forsvar-for-dyrene.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Mennesker og dyr har den samme evne til at føle smerte. Alligevel vedbliver vi med at udsætte milliarder af dyr for unødig lidelse hvert eneste år. Matthieu Ricard argumenterer i Til forsvar for dyrene for at den medfølelse, vi har for andre mennesker, og de rettigheder, vi tildeler hinanden, også skal gælde dyrene. Bogen er baseret på utallige vidnesbyrd fra mennesker, der arbejder på slagterier, opdræt, laboratorier, i underholdningsindustrien og med vilde og truede dyr, og den er underbygget af videnskabelige undersøgelser og statistikker. Ricard undersøger de moralske, biologiske, økologiske og sundhedsmæssige konsekvenser af, at vi har afskåret os fra vores naturlige medfølelse med de andre arter, der lever på Jorden. Dyrene eksisterer ikke, for at vi kan udnytte dem – de ønsker, ligesom os, at leve deres eget liv, og det er vores moralske forpligtelse at værne om deres ret til det. Til forsvar for dyrene er fascinerende, lærerig og overbevisende og taler til os både intellektuelt og følelsesmæssigt.

Boskie zwierzęta

By Szymon Hołownia
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  • Publisher : Otwarte
  • Book Code : 8324059377
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 213
  • Pdf File: boskie-zwierzęta.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Reakcje, jakie wzbudziło pojawienie się Boskich zwierząt, zdumiały mnie swoją intensywnością. I naprawdę mocno poruszyły. Skoro z tamtym mam tyle dobrego zamieszania, po co kolejne wydanie? Właśnie po to, by wprowadzić do tekstu nowe myśli, które nie pojawiłyby się, gdyby nie konfrontacja tekstu z wnikliwym odbiorcą. By podzielić się dokonanymi w ciągu tych paru ostatnich miesięcy nowymi odkryciami. By uzupełnić i rozbudować praktyczny poradnik. Oraz by dodać do tego, co już napisałem, jeszcze jeden rozdział, którego brak instynktownie wyczuwałem – pokazujący sos, w którym wszystko to, o czym napisałem, pływa: nasz coraz ciężej chory klimat. Szymon Hołownia Czy zwierzęta idą do nieba, a jeśli tak, to gdzie są, kiedy my jesteśmy w czyśćcu? Czy mają tylko służyć człowiekowi, czy może raczej współtworzyć z nim świat? I dlaczego człowiek został wygnany z raju, a zwierzęta nie? Boskie zwierzęta to książka o tym, że Bóg nie stworzył zwierząt przez przypadek i cały czas jest z nimi w kontakcie. O tym, czy facet rzeczywiście musi polować i jeść steki. O świętych, którzy woleli nie zbudować kościoła, niż wyciąć las, albo wykupywali zwierzęta z rzeźni. O psach latających w kosmos i ruszających na wojnę oraz o wiernych ptakach.

Democracia Animal: Os Direitos Animais – Do Conflito à Reinvindicação

By Maria Cândida Simon Azevedo
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Editora Appris
  • Book Code : 6558203790
  • Total of Pages : 239
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 635
  • Pdf File: democracia-animal.pdf

Book Short Summary:

O livro Democracia animal: os direitos animais – do conflito à reivindicação lança um olhar sobre o movimento animal, como movimento social emergente, que vem questionando paradigmas antropocêntricos da sociedade e postulando o reconhecimento de animais como seres que importam moralmente.

Lexikon der Mensch-Tier-Beziehungen

By Arianna Ferrari,Klaus Petrus
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : transcript Verlag
  • Book Code : 3839422329
  • Total of Pages : 482
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 850
  • Pdf File: lexikon-der-mensch-tier-beziehungen.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Unsere Beziehung zu den »anderen« Tieren gewinnt nicht bloß mehr und mehr an gesellschaftlicher Bedeutung, sie ist auch für die Wissenschaften wieder zum Thema geworden. Mit diesem Band widmet sich zum ersten Mal ein Lexikon umfassend den Mensch-Tier-Beziehungen. Im Gegensatz zu traditionellen Einführungen in die Tierethik beschränkt sich das groß angelegte Werk aber nicht auf moralphilosophische Themen, sondern beleuchtet die Mensch-Tier-Beziehungen u.a. auch aus historischer, soziologischer, ethologischer und kulturwissenschaftlicher Perspektive.

Death on a Desolate Piece of Ground

By Ray Windsor
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  • Publisher : Abbott Press
  • Book Code : 1458223035
  • Total of Pages : 262
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 264
  • Pdf File: death-on-a-desolate-piece-of-ground.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Jesse decides there will be no more beatings at the hands of his drunken father. He runs away from his family’s ranch and joins a group of homeless teenage boys in squatting on an abandoned ranch house. To get by they rustle cattle in western New Mexico during the 1930’s depression. Jesse is arrested and sentenced to the state penitentiary. He discovers that prison is a place of vicious guards and brutal convicts. He learns that his survival is based on knowing and following the prison’s unwritten code. Jesse survives his sentence and is released from prison. He believes that being feared is the secret to survival. To him everyone is either a predator or the prey. Jesse joins a rustling syndicate when he returns to the ranching community. While hiding out, he learns about a lost treasure in western New Mexico and becomes obsessed with finding it. The more he searches for the treasure, the greater his need for finding it. His fear that someone else will find his treasure triggers a surge in his distrust of other people. As his paranoia rages, it drives him to commit multiple murders. Jesse’s two younger brothers, Joe and Wade, return from World War II as grown men hardened by combat who no longer idolize Jesse. Instead, they suspect him of killing their father while they were away fighting in the war. The hard feelings between the brothers sparks a fight between them at a reunion on Mom’s ranch. The mutual distrust between the brothers culminates the following summer in a tragic confrontation between the three brothers on the malpais, a desolate lava flow.

With All My Heart, I Will Love You

By Sherilyn Cook
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1450083129
  • Total of Pages : 330
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 743
  • Pdf File: with-all-my-heart-i-will-love-you.pdf

Book Short Summary:

What does it mean to love God with all your heart? Is that even possible? Why do Christians struggle with relationships and experience divorce? Why are anger, fear, control, addictions, and other sins so much a part of our lives? What does it really look like to live in Christ and for Christ to live in us? Take a journey with author Sherilyn Cook, and discover the answers to these and other relationship questions. As Sherilyn tells her personal story, she also draws deeply from the Bible for truth and insight, and uses creative object lessons to reveal how God can heal hearts and restore damaged relationships. Discover the importance of engaging your mind, will, and emotions. See how the enemy deceives you and moves you toward isolation. Learn what it means to die to self and live for Christ victoriously in every area of your life.

Ética animal

By Julia Kockel,Oliver Hahn
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Herder Editorial
  • Book Code : 8416763399
  • Total of Pages : 152
  • Category : Nature
  • Members : 850
  • Pdf File: Ética-animal.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Nuestra relación con los animales es controvertida y contradictoria: nos encariñamos con nuestras mascotas mientras que el ganado es "producido" y sacrificado en masa día a día para nuestro consumo. Desde la antigüedad, los humanos hemos intentado establecer una distinción que nos diferencie y sitúe en un rango más elevado con respecto a las demás especies. Sin embargo, ¿con qué podemos justificar esta relación con los demás animales? ¿Con qué criterios categorizamos y distinguimos los diferentes grupos de seres vivos? ¿Dónde trazamos la línea divisoria entre los privilegios de las personas y los privilegios de un animal? ¿Qué opiniones y corrientes hay al respecto, y cómo ha evolucionado la ética animal hasta hoy? El presente cómic rastrea, desde los inicios de la filosofía occidental hasta el debate actual, el vasto panorama de las teorías éticas surgidas con relación a los animales. Con una lograda relación entre el dibujo y el texto, esta obra combina la rigurosidad y la complejidad del tema con entretenidas ilustraciones y anécdotas. Así, este cómic para el debate invita a cualquier lector a interrogarse sobre la "barrera" que nos separa de los animales y sobre qué actitud debemos tomar respecto de ellos.