"Debunks the myths...and looks at what actually happens in your body when you eat" Woman's Own "This informative book could challenge the way you think about food...in-depth but interesting" Health and Fitness "Scholarly yet readable deconstuction of dieting...the most comprehensive book on the subject" Good Book Guide "Read this, and you'll be astonished at the shaky foundations of dietary medicine and health advice... First off, I was struck by how little science does know, what we take for established fact if often partial truth at best. Conjectures are, apparently, made on imperfect research... compelling reading" Sue Baker, Publishing News "This book is a most important contribution to Mankind - really an historic book" Jeremy Stone, longtime president, The American Federation of Scientists
About the Author
Gary Taubes is a journalist and author whose books on controversial science include Nobel Dreams and Bad Science, a New York Times notable book of the year. He is the only journalist to have won the National Association of Science Writer's prestigious Science-in-Society award three times.