Publisher's forewordAuthor's prefaceAcknowledgementsAn important noteIntroductionDehydration: the link between obesity, depression and cancerWhy do we let dehydration cause disease?Some false assumptionsPart 1: ObesityChapter 1 What's wrong with other drinks?AlcoholCaffeineCaffeine is a plant poisonWhy caffeine is a drug that leads to overeatingDiet sodas can cause weight gainAspartate and phenylalanineChapter 2 The life-giving properties of wateHydroelectricity: the preferred source of energy for all body functionsChapter 3 How does dehydration cause excess weight?You overeat when you are thirsty!How fat is storedWater breaks fat downWater and fat storageHow to lose weight naturallySatiety mechanismsSome success storiesObesity: the harbinger of diabetesPart 2: DepressionChapter 4 The chemistry of depressionPerceptive markers of dehydrationWhat is depression?Water: nature's antidepressant medicationSome success storiesPart 3: CancerChapter 5 Cancer and dehydrationWhat is cancer, and why does it eventually kill?Cancer-controlling systems of the bodyDNA damage: a prerequisite of cancer formationReduced efficiency of DNA repair systemsReceptorsDehydration and immune system suppressionThe role of histamine in the immune systemSteps to the remission of cancerSkin dehydrationProstate cancerBreast cancerSome success storiesChapter 6 Stress hormones and dehydrationProlactin and depressionPart 4: The natural cureChapter 7 The ideal dietHow much water and when?Correcting the complications of dehydrationWhy is water so important for the prevention and cure of obesity, depression and cancer?Water is the first nutrient the body needsBlood is a red river of waterWater: the primary source of energyChapter 8 Why minerals are vitalWhy we have minerals in the bodyThe function of some essential mineralsSalt: the eternal medicationSome of salt's hidden miraclesHow much salt?Chapter 9 ProteinsEggsMilk productsFatsFruits, vegetables and sunlightExerciseWhat are the best forms of exercise?IndexAdditional Information
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