A Life Unburdened

A Life Unburdened : Getting Over Weight and Getting on with My Life

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Chronicles the transformation of Richard Morris, whose life of personal and public pain - a life burdened by more than 400 pounds - undergoes a transformation as Richard discovers the redemptive power of traditional foods. This title explains how the Total Food Index (TFI) can help you win the war against overweight and poor health.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 154 x 238 x 15mm | 385g
  • Washington, DC, United States
  • English
  • 097920951X
  • 9780979209512
  • 772,157

Table of contents

1 Foreword 2 Introduction Part 3 ONE: A PERSONAL JOURNEY Chapter 4 1: A Day in the Life of a Fat Man Chapter 5 2: How Did I End Up Here? Chapter 6 3: Chaos on the Home Front Chapter 7 4: Dieting in the Dark Part 8 TWO: LOSING OUR WAY Chapter 9 5: The Diet Priesthood Chapter 10 6: Consumer Engineering and Why We Buy Chapter 11 7: The Trojan Horse Diet Part 12 THREE: THE ROAD HOME Chapter 13 8: An Epiphany and a Plate of Chicken Chapter 14 9: The Road Home Chapter 15 10: What You Don't Know About Exercise Part 16 FOUR: IT'S ALL ABOUT THE FOOD Chapter 17 11: When Food Was Sacred Chapter 18 12: Just the Facts About Food Chapter 19 13: What I Eat Chapter 20 14: The Total Food Index Part 21 FIVE: REBIRTH Chapter 22 15: A Day in the Life of a Fit Man Chapter 23 16: Ten Steps to a New Life Chapter 24 17: Some Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 25 18: Rebirth 26 Resources 27 Index
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About Richard Morris

Richard Morris is a writer, publisher, real food activist, health researcher, motivational speaker and self-described contrarian. His website BreadandMoney.com extolls the virtures of traditional foods and suburban homesteading. He resides in Woodbridge, VA.
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36 ratings
3.67 out of 5 stars
5 28% (10)
4 22% (8)
3 42% (15)
2 6% (2)
1 3% (1)

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I have only read to halfway through this book, but so far it is very excellent - the author writes his own story, explaining life as it was even back to the time of his grandparents and parents and what their food and cooking was like, and then his own marriage and gradually how their food and cooking changed as technology and our world changed - the huge amounts of excess weight they all put on, and the awful changes that started to happen to the health of himself and his family, all the numerous diets they tried and failed, until he finally started to realise what the root cause of all the problems were - "processed, energy saving, packaged or canned foods" with all their extremely dangerous additives. He started to eat "real food" and lost a massive amount of weight and kept it off and got his health back as well. I recommend this book to anyone who is trying to lose weight and keep it off, without dieting.show more
by Diana Kavanagh
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