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Author Adams, Eric L., author
Title Healthy at last : a plant-based approach to preventing and reversing diabetes and other chronic illnesses / Eric Adams ; [foreword by Kim Allan Williams, Sr., M.D.]
Imprint Carlsbad, California : Hay House, Inc., 2020
©2020
book jacket
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 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  616.462 Ad176 2020    AVAILABLE  -  30500101569104
Edition 1st edition
Descript xiii, 201 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Introduction: My health journey -- The science of plant-based nutrition -- The real origins of soul food -- Eric's guide to becoming healthy at last. Getting started ; Making the switch ; Planning your meals ; Educate yourself on vitamins and minerals ; Shopping ; Move your body ; Keeping it going -- Recipes
"Brooklyn Borough President and mayoral candidate Eric Adams is on a mission to tackle one of the most stubborn health problems in the country: chronic disease in the African American community. African Americans are heavier and sicker than any other group in the U.S., with nearly half of all black adults suffering from some form of cardiovascular disease. After Adams woke up with severe vision loss one day in 2016, he learned that he was one of the nearly 5 million black people living with diabetes-and, according to his doctor, he would have it for the rest of his life. A police officer for more than two decades, Adams was a connoisseur of the fast-food dollar menu. Like so many Americans with stressful jobs, the last thing he wanted to think about was eating healthfully. Fast food was easy, cheap, and comfortable. His diet followed him from the squad car to the state senate, and then to Brooklyn Borough Hall, where it finally caught up with him"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-185) and index
Subject Diabetes -- Popular works
Diabetes -- Diet therapy -- Popular works
Diabetes -- Exercise therapy -- Popular works
African Americans -- Health and hygiene
African Americans -- Diseases
Vegetarianism
Alt Author Williams, Kim Allan, 1955- writer of foreword
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