Diet Diagnosis: Navigating the Maze of Health and Nutrition Plans  -     By: David Nico
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Whitaker House / 2015 / Hardcover

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Many diet plans are promoted as "one size fits all." But each person is unique and has specific needs and preferences. Diet Diagnosis: Navigating the Maze of Diet and Nutrition Plans will show you how to choose the program that is best for you, while providing practical tools and effective principles that you can implement step-by-step.No matter what your current health status, David Nico, aka "Dr. Healthnut," will help you to reach your highest level of wellness possible, including a healthy weight. Dr. Healthnut says, "Healthnuts are not really 'crazy' they're just everyday people who want to make healthier lifestyle choices."Maybe you've had your ups and downs as you've tried to maintain good eating habits, producing a vicious cycle of lifelong weight problems and risk of disease. Or, perhaps you feel perplexed by the conflicting opinions expressed in the media about the "best" foods to eat, so you wonder just what the right foods to incorporate into your daily meals.Achieving wholeness in your life requires multiple dimensions of health. Yet, as you take progressive steps toward healthier eating, you will be on the road to wellness. By changing what, why, and how you eat, you can experience optimum health.The healthnut life: "Not Crazy. Just Healthy.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Whitaker House
Publication Date: 2015
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 X 0.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1629115355
ISBN-13: 9781629115351

Publisher's Description

Many diet plans are promoted as "one size fits all." But each person is unique and has specific needs and preferences. Diet Diagnosis: Navigating the Maze of Diet and Nutrition Plans will show you how to choose the program that is best for you, while providing practical tools and effective principles that you can implement step-by-step.No matter what your current health status, David Nico, aka "Dr. Healthnut," will help you to reach your highest level of wellness possible, including a healthy weight. Dr. Healthnut says, "Healthnuts are not really 'crazy' they're just everyday people who want to make healthier lifestyle choices."Maybe you've had your ups and downs as you've tried to maintain good eating habits, producing a vicious cycle of lifelong weight problems and risk of disease. Or, perhaps you feel perplexed by the conflicting opinions expressed in the media about the "best" foods to eat, so you wonder just what the right foods to incorporate into your daily meals.Achieving wholeness in your life requires multiple dimensions of health. Yet, as you take progressive steps toward healthier eating, you will be on the road to wellness. By changing what, why, and how you eat, you can experience optimum health.The healthnut life: "Not Crazy. Just Healthy.

Author Bio

Dr. David Nico, "Dr. Healthnut," believes wholeness is achieved by incorporating practical and scientific principles into one's daily practice of lifestyle wellness, resulting in a powerful yet dynamic transformation of spirit, soul, and body. Dr. Nico earned a Ph.D. in holistic nutrition from Clayton College of Natural Health and is a Certified Wellness Coach through Wellcoaches. He holds a master's degree in entrepreneurship and e-business from Regent University, where he also completed advanced doctoral training in leadership studies. Prior to teaching as an adjunct professor at Regent University, he earned a bachelor's degree in marketing and exercise science from Oral Roberts University. Dr. Nico is the CEO of the health-care consulting firm Nico Ventures.

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  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    Great Health and Diet Plan Resource Book
    July 31, 2016
    nkwbookreviewer
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Diet Diagnosis by author David Nico, PhD is a hardcover 283 page book by Whitaker House Publishers. The front cover says "Navigating the maze of health and nutrition plans" and refers to the author as Dr. Healthnut, not crazy, just healthy. This book was not what I expected but thoroughly enjoyed. The author talks about all different types of diets, Standard American, Fasting, Vegetarian, Protein, Carb, Gluten-free, just to name a few. He gives a recap along with pros and cons for each diet. He was unbiased on his assessment of them. Not every diet works for everyone. Even the same diet does not work all of the time for the same person. I hadn't thought about that before but it is so true.

    Throughout the book are "healthnuts" blocks which are little tips or points to help readers. In the Foreign Toxin chapter one read "Request no sauce and no MSG at restaurants". In the Nourish chapter one there read: use only real, cultured, or fermented dairy and local eggs. Each block has three tips.

    Author Nico inspires readers to live a healthier lifestyle in all areas of their lives - physical, mental, and emotional. His way of writing is such that he makes everything easy to read and understand. He provides lists and charts to aid in this. It is an interactive book causing readers to reflect, hope, and aspire to accomplish things they previously had not been able to do. Near the back of this book is a Healthnut Life 7-week plan accompanied by examples on how to proceed with positive goals and activities on a week by week basis. There are lines for awareness, hopes, actions, appointments, and a weekly score. This is a great diet/health book. It is a wonderful reference book to turn to again and again. It is encouraging and inspiring. I would recommend this to everyone. I rated it a 5 out of 5 stars. A copy was provided for my honest review from The Book Club Network.
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    Age: 55-65
    Gender: Female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Helpful healthy lifestyle guide
    March 23, 2016
    MaryAnn
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    Age: 55-65
    Gender: Female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This informative nonfiction book is not just one to read and set aside, but one to keep for handy reference and a proven plan for healthier living and losing weight. Thats why the author is called the Healthnut, and its a way of life that would be beneficial for all. Why live sick and tired when you can be fit and hopeful? This volume encourages readers to take personal action to form healthy habits that will last a lifetime. Learn the causes of obesity and the problems with diets, which foods are healthy and which are fake, and how to transform your life and health. I recommend it to all. I received this copy from Book Fun Club in exchange for an honest review.
  3. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    A Healthy Lifestyle
    January 24, 2016
    Deana
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    There are many books on the market right now about diets. Some tell you to eat this and cut down on that which can become confusing. In this very well written book, the author has outlined in detail a step by step program. He also gives you reasons for this plan which I found very encouraging. A lot of diet books focus on how to lose weight, but forget that there are other factors that need to be considered in order to achieve your goal. With this book, you get the total package.

    Thanks to DIET DIAGNOSIS we are able to focus on body, mind and soul. They all need to work together for a diet to be successful. I loved how the author has the chapters laid out giving you pros and cons that guide you so your entire body can be healthy. The food choices we have today can be overwhelming , but with this book it helps guide you to make healthy choices. I loved the Healthnut Life 7- week plan at the end of the book. It is a great resource to help readers make choices that are healthy and be more informed about food .

    Thank you for a book that encourages a healthy living with positive reinforcements and activities that start you on your goal to be healthy. I highly recommend this book for everyone looking for a better way to get healthy and stay healthy.

    I received a copy of this book from The BookClub Network for an honest review.
  4. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    Health for mind, body, and soul
    January 18, 2016
    Penny M
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I have seen and reviewed my fare share of diet books and this one is 5 stars hands down. Dr Healthnut (David Nico,PhD) gives you not only the reasons behind his plan but step by step programs. Not every diet works for every person that is why this book is so wonderful. He not only focuses on your body but your mind and soul. Each chapter has a pros and cons box to guide you as well as Healthnut things to do for your entire body to promote optimal health.

    There are so many myths and misunderstandings about our food today than in years past. In today's world we have so many choices it is hard to make the right one without help. That is exactly what this book is, help!

    At the end of this book he has a Healthnut Life 7-week plan and examples on how to proceed with positive goals and activities. If you are looking for a healthy start to the new year or just want some more information on food this is your book.

    Thank you and God Bless

    I recieved this book from The BookClub Network for an honest review.
  5. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    This book is a must-read!!!!
    December 17, 2015
    Dr. Becky Slabaugh
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    "Diet Diagnosis" needs to be in every household. The information that Dr. Nico provides is timeless. Dr. Nico serves up a full meal on our overall health in what our bodies need to live an energized and productive life. You will be coached and given step by step info on changing your mind-set to help you achieve healthy eating. This book has it all! You are not only getting over the top information but inspiration with a Healthnut Life 7-Week Plan to support you along the way. You won't find this kind of book for your overall health anywhere! It's that good! It's gold!
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Author/Artist Review

Author: David Nico
Submitted: December 11, 2015

    Tell us a little about yourself.  God has equipped me to make a positive difference. I share health tips now aired on 5 national TV networks: UpLift TV on Direct TV, CTN, Cornerstone, Clear Vision Airport TV, and On Campus Media TV located at 400+ Barnes & Noble college stores. My message is one of exhortation, inspiration, and teaching to leaders, believers, and everyone on how to create and sustain healthy lifestyles.

    What was your motivation behind this project?  One major heath challenge christians struggles with today is the same challenge facing society in general: Most adults and a third of our children are overweight or obese. Half of adults have pre-diabetes or diabetes. Health care is an increasing financial burden for many households. My desire is to impart wisdom to christians to show it is possible to make changes to improve their lives!

    What do you hope folks will gain from this project?  My message and the information in the book will bring a new energy and vitality. Living healthy will help you fulfill your mission and accomplish so much more in your calling and legacy.

    How were you personally impacted by working on this project?  This is my passion! Here's my story. I was a body builder and personal trainer in high school and college. Although I developed a great physique, I was not healthy, primarily due to poor eating habits. My focus shifted to nutrition after a serious injury that prohibited weight lifting. I've dedicated my life to health and wellness and helping others experience a higher quality of life.

    Who are your influences, sources of inspiration or favorite authors / artists?  "Nico's enthusiasm for sharing the Healthnut way--shines"--Michael Roizen, MD Four-time #1 NYT best-selling author "A must read!"--JJ Virgin NYT best-selling author "Your life coach--to better health."--Bernie Siegel, MD NYT best-selling author "Helps you truly nourish your body!"--Dr. Izabella Wentz NYT best-selling author "What a fantastic book!"--Jeff Levin, PhD, MPH Author, Professor "Powerhouse book of tips!"--Hyla Cass, MD Author "Honors the integration of body, mind, and spirit, without which food doesn't nourish and diets don't work."--Larry Dossey, MD NYT best-selling author "Get this book!"--Dr. Mary Ruth Swope Bestselling author "A recipe to live by."--Walter Bortz, MD Author, Professor "Spot-on ultimate resource!"--Holly Lucille, ND, RN Author, Physician "Nico is a Healthnut master"--John La Puma, MD NYT best-selling author "A credible voice in the world of health and wellness for many years to come."--Alan W. Gruning, DO President, Christian Health Ministries "Diet Diagnosis will be a valuable resource"--Ross Pelton, RPh, PhD, CCN Author, "The Natural Pharmacist" "A must read for you!"--Christopher P. Neck, PhD Author, Professor "Helps move beyond gimmick-based diets and from disease living to healthy living"--Nathan Goodyear, MD Author "Clear systems for being as intentional about success in your health as you would expect to be in business"--Dan Miller NYT best-selling author "A wonderful reference to help guide us through this nutritive maze"--Julius Torelli, MD Author, Cardiologist "Clear plan for lasting weight-loss success"--Michael A. Smith, MD Author, Scientist "The blueprint to end the diet cycle"--Trent Orfanos, MD Professor, Cardiologist "Shows you exactly what you can do to lose weight, sleep better, and have more energy--all day long!"--Brian Tracy Top selling author "Packed with great information"--Beni Johnson Author, Pastor

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