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Gary Taubes, in Good Calories, Bad Calories, traces the historical development of the recommended low fat diet and the carbohydrate-heavy food pyramid. Rather than lambasting the process by which our nutrition advice went so awry, he dispassionately traces, in incredible depth, the medical studies, people, organizations, and events that led to this situation. In so doing, he built credibility with me. Considering the well-documented sequence of events and influences, it became convincing that the organizations we respect for guidance actually got it quite wrong. However, I found the convoluted and voluminous detail to be excruciating; the book goes 453 pages before it provides us with Taubes' well-reasoned conclusions. But, it was certainly worth the effort to read, and it provided me with new information. For example, a) weight gain or loss is not determined primarily by total calorie intake vs.Read more ›
The American Heart Association continues to shovel false information down the throats of the American consumers about that dreaded word "Fat".
The facts on High vs. Low and Saturated vs. Unsaturated has been a hot button issue for all of us and strikes fear in our minds about it's affects on our heart and body.
This scientifically proven information dispels the myths surrounding our intake of Fat and how it affects our overall health.
Statements about Fat and High Cholesterol have been drummed into our heads as something bad and unhealthy without giving us the knowledge required to understand the proper use of fat in our diet and how it can and will be advantageous to our health.
Part I discusses the unintended consequences of low fat; while Part II explains the value of saturated fat and foods rich in cholesterol.
The federal nutrition guidelines will be revised in 2010 concerning these important issues.
"Cereal Killer" is out there challenging the corn syrup pushers who intend to spend $30 million between now and 2010 to make sure the guidelines don't single them out of the food supply.
This is a must read for all to understand how to become truly informed and challenge the conventional theory and enjoy the foods that we are told not to eat.
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Alan L Watson provides a personal and complete telling of the lipid hypothesis and the rise of diabetes, and obesity. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Jeffrey R. Morgan
If you care at all about your health, read this book, excellent, informative, a must read. It has great references.Published 20 months ago by Joe Starr
Anyone who is serious about their health and the health of their family should read this book. It is easy to read, understandable and has outstanding resources sited throughout its... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Isabel Orellana
Easy reading & easy to understand. Only wish it had more info on actually what to eat as a menu plan.Published 22 months ago by Amazon Customer
Anyone who is serious about their health should read this book.
I have changed my diet, for health reasons, after reading this.
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