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  • Stay Off My Operating Table

  • A Heart Surgeon’s Metabolic Health Guide to Lose Weight, Prevent Disease, and Feel Your Best Every Day
  • By: Philip Ovadia
  • Narrated by: Philip Ovadia
  • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (29 ratings)

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Summary

What foods to put on your table, so you don’t end up on mine.

Most diet books teach you to set short-term weight loss goals. Whether low-carb or low-fat, the typical plan goes like this: restrict your food choices, exercise until exhaustion, and swallow stacks of supplements. These “solutions” do a better job of lightening your wallet than lightening you.

Meanwhile, the healthcare industry fails to prevent chronic disease. Rather than showing people how to remain healthy and prevent illness through proper nutrition, the system offers drugs and surgery to manage symptoms.

As a heart surgeon who used to be morbidly obese, Dr. Philip Ovadia has seen firsthand the failures of mainstream diets and medicine. He realized that what helped him lose over 100 pounds was the same solution that could have prevented most of the thousands of open heart surgeries he has performed - metabolic health.

What you eat determines how long and how well you live. Yet most doctors don’t learn that in medical school. And pharmaceutical companies and food manufacturers have a vested interest in the public not knowing how to live and eat metabolically healthy.

In Stay Off My Operating Table, Dr. Ovadia shares the complete metabolic health system to prevent disease and optimize your health, a system that the diet and drug industries don’t want you to know about. Unlike quick-fix, “seven-day”, radical diets, Dr. Ovadia’s approach is a sustainable, long-term solution that works. Whether you’ve suffered from chronic diseases or want to prevent them decades from now, Stay Off My Operating Table will help you take back control of your health from the institutions and experts that have failed you.

©2021 Philip Ovadia (P)2021 Philip Ovadia

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To listen to someone else’s point what seem very valid.All doctors want to do now is prescribe medications not treat the cause.

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Very Interesting

The fact that the author is a heart surgeon makes this book very relevant. But much of the info an ideas within this book can be found elsewhere.

Basically, Dr Ovadia favours the carnivore diet and an avoidance of processed foods as a way to keep your weight down and improve your health.

Low carbs, low sugar etc.

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Educational

Good use of real-life examples to bring key messages to life. Valuable content for all readers. Would have like to hear less about the carnivore diet (as a vegetarian) but I skipped where I wanted to and will look elsewhere for this.

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Educational

Something that really we ought to know and probably do in many cases, but forget. It’s good to receive a reminder Thank you!

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Stay off my Operating Table
Philip Ovadia

I was interested in this book mainly because of members of my family died relatively young from heart disease

It is an excellent book reconfirming what we have all been taught is wrong and I highly recommend it if you want to live a long and healthy life. It is presented well. Not too long and not over scientific also.
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Great summary from a recovering allopathic!

Philip spells out the damage caused by the crappy diet pushed by big pharma and big food with the support of medical organisations.
very brave to go against those powerful interests.

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Great read to understand metabolic health.

I’ve read many books in this subject and this is one of the best. Straight forward and clear message.

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A good solid foundation for healthier living

A good listen, if you read a few of these books they all beat to the same drum, this one isn’t so evangelical, he lives in the real world. If you were starting at no knowledge of general well being / healthy living, this is a great place to start.

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interesting and informative

too short. found it very good
informative , made it easy to understand.
can't wait for his next one

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lost me at diet.

parts of this book we're good. But the dietary information was a bit all over place for me. We need vegetables r diet for lots of reasons.

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