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The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss

By: Jason Fung, MD

Why you’ve never been able to lose weight, and how that can change now.

Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones―in everyone―and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss.

In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps, a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels, Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight―for good.



Pour Your Heart Into It

By: Howard Schultz

The success of Starbucks Coffee Company is one of the most amazing business stories in decades. What started as a single store on Seattle's waterfront has grown into a company with over sixteen hundred stores worldwide and a new one opening every single business day. Just as remarkable as this incredible growth is the fact that Starbucks has managed to maintain its renowned commitment to product excellence and employee satisfaction.

In Pour Your Heart Into It, CEO Howard Schultz illustrates the principles that have shaped the Starbucks phenomenon, sharing the wisdom he has gained from his quest to make great coffee part of the American experience. Marketers, managers, and aspiring entrepreneurs will discover how to turn passion into profit in this definitive chronicle of the company that "has changed everything . . . from our tastes to our language to the face of Main Street." (Fortune)



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  1. Ryan Holiday, Ego is the Enemy
  2. Ray Dalio, Principles
  3. Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense: Why Simplicity Trumps Complexity in Any Investment Plan 
  4. William J. Bernstein, Rational Expectations: Asset Allocation for Investing Adults
  5. Charles D. Ellis, Winning the Loser’s Game: Timeless Strategies for Successful Investing