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Beautiful Inside and Out: Conquering Thyroid Disease with a Healthy, Happy, "Thyroid Sexy" Life Paperback – October 8, 2013


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Atria Books; 1 edition (October 8, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1451687222
  • ISBN-13: 978-1451687224
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.9 x 8.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #286,310 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

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“Reading BEAUTIFUL INSIDE AND OUT feels like you’re out with your best girlfriends.” (Austin MD Magazine)

“A must read. This book has given me and my husband clarity about the complications I experienced in the years following my total thyroidectomy. Gena Lee Nolin’s brave journey provides a great sense of support, and will be life changing for so many.” (Nancy Valen, actor and television producer and Nels Van Patten, actor and professional tennis player)

“An honest and inspiring journey of real advocacy that will help others delve into their own health and wellness, and that exposes the true meaning of beauty. Bravo!" (Rachel Hunter)

“Gena Lee Nolin is better than ever in her new book. Always a selfless giver of good health. As God has blessed her, she opens her heart in the pages of this book to be a blessing to us all!” (Stephen Baldwin)

Praise for Living Well With Hypothyroidism by Mary Shomon

"In this first-rate book by Mary Shomon...the disorder, its myths, and medicine's successes and failures at dealing with it are thoroughly examined. This is not a book that rehashes old facts on thyroid disease. Shomon instead challenges patients and their doctors to look deeper and try harder to resolve the complicated symptoms of hypothyroidism." (Los Angeles Times)

"If I could recommend only one book on thyroid problems for my patients, this would be it." (Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D.)

"Vital for hypothryoid patients who want to get well, and for physicians who want to do so." (Dr. John Lowe)

About the Author

Gena Lee Nolin had a starring role on the international hit TV show Baywatch and starred in her own series, Sheena. She got her start in Hollywood as one of “Barker’s Beauties” on The Price Is Right. She has hosted VH-1’s Sex Appeal and appeared on Extra, Hollywood Squares, E!, Lifetime, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Gena is active in various causes, is married to former NHL player Cale Hulse, and is a mother of three.

Mary Shomon is an internationally known patient advocate in thyroid disease, hormones, and weight loss. Author of eleven books, including the New York Times bestseller The Thyroid Diet, Shomon is founder and guide of the award-winning About.com thyroid site and is one of the stars of the PBS Healthy Hormones documentary series.

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Customer Reviews

This book was very well written and informative.
Jean
This book helped me gain knowledge and helped me to be confident and take charge of my own care with the doctors.
Laura Follis
I highly recommend this book to has a friend or family member suffering with thyroid disease, especially spouses.
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25 of 28 people found the following review helpful By Bigdumptruck on October 8, 2013
Format: Paperback
I've had thyroid disease for 15 years. I hate the eye rolls you get when you are fat feign ugly, and HAPPEN to mention you have thyroid disease. It's not an excuse, it's a cause of a lot of problems. We 're always seen as the "People of Walmart" not the stars of Baywatch.

Finding out someone like Gina, a gorgeous, shapely, and successful actress, is struggling with and overcoming the same things I am has been eye opening, and gives me a sliver of hope. I enjoyed looking at life with thyroid disease from the point of view of a Hollywood insider. Not all thyroid patients are created in the same mold. Cannot wait to put her hints and tips to use!
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41 of 48 people found the following review helpful By A. Baldwin on October 8, 2013
Format: Kindle Edition
My wife and I just read your book, and found it to be both informative and insightful to the many who suffer with thyroid illness. Hope to see you in NYC soon and thanks for that acknowledgement in the book. I am happy to promote thyroid sexy or anything else that you partake in that is anywhere near this profound. Baldwin family is proud of you GLN!
Best,
AB
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21 of 23 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on October 8, 2013
Format: Paperback
Mary Shomon's new book is clear and concise...just like the in-person seminars I have attended. Her information is always a reminder of how we have to be pro-active, especially when we're talking about our health. Nice to see her working with Ms. Nolin to keep spreading the word.
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16 of 19 people found the following review helpful By LR in MN on October 24, 2013
Format: Paperback
Buy this book (which is rehashed information you can find from truly "comprehensive" thyroid books - or anywhere online). Next, go to the website and pay for "exclusive" information. Same story, different author.

It's unfortunate (if not brilliant) that GLN has capitalized on a population desperate for information and attention. I've watched this cultivate over the last year or so and must say that I am truly disappointed. GLN has struck gold at our expense. A true advocate would never shrug at a magazine cover claiming she's found a "cure" for this disease. A true advocate would not use her story and her fame as an opportunity to make money off the people she is "claiming" to help.

"Thyroid Sexy?" No thank you. I will get my information elsewhere from now on.
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21 of 26 people found the following review helpful By Mary Spencer on October 24, 2013
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I was all excited to get this book. It is an easy read considering the medical information it is dealing with but halfway through the book I just really didn't like Gena Nolin personally. I am a thyroid cancer survivor and have been successfully dealing with thyroid issues for the past 13 years. I honestly learned nothing new from this book and find the author quite biased in some of her views and very shallow and limited when it comes to talking about some serious thyroid issues. Gena glosses over many serious subjects and there just isn't any depth to her knowledge. A truly caring thryoid patient advocate would not push her thyroid website available November 1st with a monthly charge of $4.99. In my opinion, Gena Nolin is all about Gena Nolin and my impressions of her while reading the book turned out to be based on fact when I see how she is handling her recent fame by capitalizing on it and making further victims out of thyroid patients who seek quality medical care and answers by charging them $4.99 for information that she is basically getting from other experts in the field, especially after a person makes the investment of buying her much-hyped book. Gena Nolin is an actress and is using her looks and medical history to make money. Thankfully there is a wealth of free information out there for new and existing thryoid patients who really do need answers. Borrow this book from the library or if you really want I will send you my copy. I am sorry I spent the money on this author.
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I give this Book LESS than 1 Star. I was first excited but after 15 pages, My personal opinion was...Its All About Her. I have read Several of Mary Shomon's Books and that is a HUGE reason I decided to purchase this one. Mary Shomon will ALWAYS GET 5 STARS from me on all of her Books. As Co-Author to Gena, Sadly I must say it was so arrogant (about Gena) I could NOT get past 15pages. I was also a fan on her FB page and was DELTED NOT ONCE BUT TWICE!!!! TWICE I WAS DELTED FOR giving advice and Information to other Websites that may be helpful for other people that suffer from Hypo/Hyper or Hashimoto. And My 14 year OLD DAUGHTER was also deleted!!! We never used profanity, we were kind, helpful and asked WHY ARE YOU DELTETING PEOPLE??? And read others asking the same question!! I even offered Mary Shomon, Co-Author of Gena's Book AND THAT WAS DELTED!!! I would share website that were FREE and willing to give recipes, advice, Videos with Doctors. I was trying to help those that were not fortunate enough to pay for her Website. AND I WAS DELETED! I think it is so shameful and disgusting that someone would use her Hollywood Status to reel in women and men that are ill to make even a "little" profit" as they claim. I found other sites that offer FREE Info, Videos and Recipes and HIGHLY recommend ALL of these. Hypothyroid Mom, Dana Trentini. Thyroid Pharmacist, Dr. Izabella Wentz, Author of ROOT CAUSE. Thyroid, Brain, Celiac/Gluten Information and Support, Dr. Kirk Gair. Hashimoto's Healing, Marc Ryan. Suzy Cohen, Author and Syndicated Columnist. Mary Shomon, Author and Thyroid Advocate! 6 WONDERFUL AMAZING PEOPLE that are Highly educated and willing to give you Information and Support for FREE!!!! They have all played a huge part in my healing and road to recovery.Read more ›
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