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The Setpoint Diet

The 21-Day Program to Permanently Change What Your Body "Wants" to Weigh
Narrated by: Jonathan Bailor
Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
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Summary

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Calorie Myth comes a breakthrough eating plan proven to help you lose weight naturally and maintain it - for the rest of your life.

Your body fights to keep you within a range of about 15 pounds - also known as your "setpoint weight". New research reveals that you can lower your setpoint and end that battle for good by focusing on the quality of calories you eat, not the quantity. With The Setpoint Diet, you will reprogram your body with a 21-day plan to rev up your metabolism, eliminate inflammation, heal your hormones, repair your gut, and get your body working like that of a naturally thin person - permanently. 

The Setpoint Diet is a lower-carb menu that focuses on specific anti-inflammatory whole foods, including tons of produce, nutritious proteins, and therapeutic fats. Its creator, Jonathan Bailor, founded SANESolution, a weight-loss company that has reached millions of people. With the benefit of data from more than 27,000 participants who have already achieved dramatic weight-loss results, The Setpoint Diet is your new blueprint for healthy living. 

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Jonathan Bailor (P)2019 Hachette Audio

Critic reviews

"Brilliant! An easily understood and applied framework that will change the way you live, look, and feel. Bailor will end your confusion once and for all." (Dr. William Davis, MD, number-one New York Times best-selling author of Wheat Belly)

"Exposes the fundamental myths about obesity and weight loss that are keeping Americans sick. By explaining the link between our hormones and our metabolism, Jonathan Bailor offers readers a powerful set of tools for creating lifelong health." (Mark Hyman, MD, 11-time New York Times best-selling author of Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?)

"I am often asked when there will be a proven prescription for weight loss. This is that prescription." (Dr. Theodoros Kelesidis, MD, Harvard and UCLA Medical Schools)

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Annoying Narration Dubious Ideas

The narrator speaks like an over excited child who needs to calm down.
I cannot swallow the “you’re a victim” “it’s not your fault you’re overweight, you deserve to be thin” philosophy of this book. People need to take personal responsibility for their weight. Yes it’s 100% true due to the biomechanics of set-point it is tricky to keep off weight loss, but like I have had to do to keep weight off- work a bit harder!
The fact he says “you shouldn’t be TORTURING yourself at a gym” erm...how is exercise torture? This is a dangerous mindset to put people into.
Exercise isn’t only for weight loss either. It’s for overall physical and mental well-being. And get this- alot of us actually enjoy exercise. Shock. Horror.

Honestly got through a few chapters and then returned as whilst the science is sound about set point theory and with correct diet / intermittent fasting / exercise / effort you can beat it.

Nobody “deserves” to be thin mate. You get out of life what you put in.

My advices. Buy the Obesity Code instead.

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Great science backed common sense

For me this was a great book. There is so much conflicting information out there, you never know what to believe. I will need to listen to the chapters about how cells react again but all very interesting & makes sense. Now to implement.. baby steps

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  • Art Harrington
  • 20-02-19

not what I expected

I listened to the book and have to tell you I wasn't impressed. The biggest issue I had was the author repeated himself over and over again talking about the same thing and taking forever to get to the meat of the subject. this book could have been half the size of he were to simple get to the facts. Also I get the feeling that this is a big advertisement for his products and his workouts. Yes he does explain about the body's set point and how to lower it. You could get the same info by watching YouTube or by doing a Google search.

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  • garcias
  • 16-01-19

Not Rigorously Researched

I was very open to loving The Setpoint Diet. The author is very enthusiastic. However I had serious issues with the content.

The tone of the book has a lot more in common with a cult than science. There are many points in the book where I thought "this guy is just taking correlations and making them into a book". For example, he cites MSG as a cause of brain inflammation that causes weight gain, and cites a study on mice as the reason.

There really was a mice study on the effects of MSG. However they were given huge, unnatural levels of MSG that a human would never ingest, and it caused them to gain weight.

But in the book he goes out of his way to say that this is a study that should be taken at face value, which is extremely disappointing and borderline unethical.

If this book was better researched or more honest about its portrayal, I would give it a higher score.

Let's be clear though: his basic claim that non-starchy veggies and healthy proteins eaten as the majority of one's diet, along with interval training and eating to satiety, will reduce a human's set point, seems to be fairly true based on what we know.

So I'm not going to say that his premise is categorically wrong, but he is academically dishonest at several points in the book. Which makes sense because he's just some guy writing a book, he is NOT a medical professional. Just keep that in mind.

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  • KyleGHT
  • 04-05-19

All propaganda

I have listen to this whole book waiting to get to the 21 day program and it’s all propaganda. I believe they just want you to pay for the program online And the whole book is nothing more than a giant commercial for their program. I would not waste my money on this and I will be questing a refund.

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  • K. Santiago
  • 24-01-19

Narrator is so bad

The narrator is so bad I can’t get past the first part of the book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-02-19

Loving Myself

Heaven Sent. This book teaches you how to love thyself. Stay consistent and your changes will come.