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According to Schwarzbein, the high-carbohydrate, low-fat, moderate-protein diet that most dieticians and disease-prevention organizations recommend is the culprit that turns people into diabetics, makes them age faster and get degenerative diseases, and keeps them fat and unhealthy. She supports her theory with case studies of people who were sick and miserable on high-carbo, low-fat diets and who sprang to life when they "balanced" their diets with more fat and protein. Schwarzbein recommends avoiding "man-made carbohydrates"--processed carbs--in favor of those you could "pick, gather or milk." She instructs patients to eat "as much good fat as their body needs": eggs, avocados, flaxseed oil, butter, mayonnaise, and olive oil. Sorry, but fried foods and hydrogenated fats are "bad fats," or "damaged fats," as Schwarzbein calls them. You can eat as many eggs a day as you want on this plan, plus meat (even sausage--as long as it's nitrate-free--and pâté), saturated fat, cream, and nonstarchy vegetables. The book includes a four-week meal plan and about 15 recipes.
Book changed my life. Recommend to all my friends and can't keep the book at home with me.Published 1 month ago by Vicky R. Minneti
I recommend this to all my clients. It has great common sense about healthy eating. If you are looking to incorporate a healthy whole foods eating plan you must check this book... Read morePublished 2 months ago by sherri mraz
This book is an excellent resource book that explains diabetes and weight difficulties extremely well. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Elisabetta