The Adaptation Diet… gives readers the tools to undo the damage.”

—David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM, author of The Better Brain Book

A Three-Step Approach to Control Cortisol, Lose Weight, and Prevent Chronic Disease

100recipesWhat you eat determines how stress affects your health. You can protect yourself from the damaging effects of cortisol, the main stress hormone, through The Adaptation Diet which presents a clinically proven plan to lower levels of cortisol and lose weight. By reducing excess cortisol, you can:

• Decrease your risk for diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and high blood pressure

• Lose the fat around your midsection and increase your lean muscle mass

• Improve your ability to adapt to emotional and situational stress

The Program

Dr_Moss0490_1Dr. Charles Moss takes readers through a three-step program—detoxification, elimination of common food allergens, and the implementation of an anti-inflammatory diet—with specific advice on the avoidance of toxins and the inclusion of key bioactive, cortisol-controlling foods and nutrients such as flaxseed powder, cold water fish, specialized herbs, and vitamins.


In addition, using the newly emerging science of epigenetics, he explains how diet and environment influence our biological destiny, and he provides more than 100 delicious recipes, as well as menu plans, for life-long control of biochemical stress. You’ll learn which are the five most bioactive foods that protect gene expression and help reduce your risk for obesity as well as how to protect your children’s gene expression before they are even born. By following the right dietary suggestions, as well as avoiding environmental obesogens, we can change ourselves right down to our genes and reduce our chances for disease.

The Adaptation Diet is based on Dr Moss’ experience of over 35 years assisting thousands of patients in regaining adaptation, losing weight and preventing chronic disease. The information is thoroughly researched and has proven to be vital to many people in their search for optimal health.