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Choosing the Right Fats (Natural Health Guide) (Alive Natural Health Guides) Paperback – February 10, 2001
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But this is not a book to buy, for reasons that I will explain. Not even one of the 34 used ones available as I write for $.01 + S&H. See below for an alternative recommendation.
FIRST, the book has precious little content. It is listed as having 64 pages. Thirty-five of those pages include relevant text. (The other twenty-nine pages are devoted to nine recipes that have at most a tangential relation to the subject.) Parts of the thirty-five relevant pages are occupied by 19 pictures, none of which add useful meaning, pages 24 and 35 contain what I regard as useless information (testimonials from athletes, and a long story of a racehorse in Sweden helped by recommended supplements), page 18 is essentially an ad for a weight-loss service offered by, apparently, one of the author's relatives, and half of page 37 is essentially an ad for a particular brand of kefir-maker (kefir is sorta like yogurt). That is to say, this $9.55 book doesn't have many useful words in it.
SECOND, there are many signs that the book was thrown together hurriedly with a virtual absence of editing.
For exampe, p39: "Symptoms of excessive intake can drowsiness, include and stomach upset. Too much oil on an empty stomach can cause nausea, the liver is reaction to over indulgence."
More important than such infelicities is that the book sometimes contradicts itself. For example, page 29 says, "Most adults require between 2 and 5 tablespoons (30 and 75ml) of oil blend per day...Read more ›
at my grocery store, except evoo (olive oil)
and to use that in moderation.