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Good Calories Bad Calories

Author : Gary Taubes
ISBN : 0307267946
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 27.61 MB
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For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet despite this advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates, like white flour, easily digested starches, and sugars, and that the key to good health is the kind of calories we take in, not the number. Called “a very important book,” by Andrew Weil and …” destined to change the way we think about food,” by Michael Pollan, this groundbreaking book by award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong. Don't miss Gary Taubes's latest book, The Case Against Sugar, available now.
Category: Health & Fitness

Why We Get Fat

Author : Gary Taubes
ISBN : 030759551X
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 66.92 MB
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What’s making us fat? And how can we change? Building upon his critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, bestselling author Gary Taubes revisits these urgent questions. Taubes reveals the bad nutritional science of the last century—none more damaging or misguided than the “calories-in, calories-out” model of why we get fat—and the good science that has been ignored. He also answers the most persistent questions: Why are some people thin and others fat? What roles do exercise and genetics play in our weight? What foods should we eat, and what foods should we avoid? Persuasive, straightforward, and practical, Why We Get Fat is an essential guide to nutrition and weight management. Complete with an easy-to-follow diet. Featuring a new afterword with answers to frequently asked questions. Don't miss Gary Taubes's latest book, The Case Against Sugar, available now.
Category: Health & Fitness

Calorie Counting Healthy Eating

Author : Cathy Wilson
ISBN : 9781312961531
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 59.3 MB
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Counting Calories: Healthy Eating Tips by Author Cathy Wilson For centuries we have been taught that fat is evil, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is cutting calories and exercising to the extreme. Yet despite this advice, we are witness to unprecedented global epidemics of heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. This issue is rooted in the choice foods we eat. Particularly the insane amounts of unhealthy refined carbohydrates, like white flour, easily digested starches, and sugars. The key to good health is the TYPE of calories we intake, not the amount. *Good Calories Bad Calories Discussed! *Calories in Food *Calories List *Calorie Count +++ Wilson’s Counting Calories: Healthy Eating Tips shows us what we’ve been taught about food is all wrong. This book will help you make it right! ”I am not perfect...But I am REAL” C.A.W.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Good Calorie Diet

Author : Philip Lipetz
ISBN : 006017112X
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 36.91 MB
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Through guidelines and original recipes, the author shows how to lose weight painlessly and permanently while eating normally, through distinguishing good calories from bad and avoiding foods with a high potential for fat formation. 125,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo. Tour.
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The Elusive Benefits Of Undereating And Exercise

Author : Gary Taubes
ISBN : 9780525435013
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 44.75 MB
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It should come as no surprise that low calorie and low fat diets rarely accomplish what they are expected to do—improve health and slim waistlines. Likewise, exercise, however beneficial it may be to fitness, only increases appetite and so often hinders weight loss. In this sharp and persuasive piece, acclaimed and bestselling science writer Gary Taubes exposes erroneous nutritional guidelines and finally provides evidence to curb misguided “calories-in, calories-out” model for why we get fat. A Vintage Shorts Wellness selection. An ebook short.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Case Against Sugar

Author : Gary Taubes
ISBN : 9780451493996
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 59.64 MB
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From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss; and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society. From the Hardcover edition.
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Nutritionism

Author : Gyorgy Scrinis
ISBN : 9780231527149
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 52.70 MB
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Popularized by Michael Pollan in his best-selling In Defense of Food, Gyorgy Scrinis's concept of nutritionism refers to the reductive understanding of nutrients as the key indicators of healthy food—an approach that has dominated nutrition science, dietary advice, and food marketing. Scrinis argues this ideology has narrowed and in some cases distorted our appreciation of food quality, such that even highly processed foods may be perceived as healthful depending on their content of "good" or "bad" nutrients. Investigating the butter versus margarine debate, the battle between low-fat, low-carb, and other weight-loss diets, and the food industry's strategic promotion of nutritionally enhanced foods, Scrinis reveals the scientific, social, and economic factors driving our modern fascination with nutrition. Scrinis develops an original framework and terminology for analyzing the characteristics and consequences of nutritionism since the late nineteenth century. He begins with the era of quantification, in which the idea of protective nutrients, caloric reductionism, and vitamins' curative effects took shape. He follows with the era of good and bad nutritionism, which set nutricentric dietary guidelines and defined the parameters of unhealthy nutrients; and concludes with our current era of functional nutritionism, in which the focus has shifted to targeted nutrients, superfoods, and optimal diets. Scrinis's research underscores the critical role of nutrition science and dietary advice in shaping our relationship to food and our bodies and in heightening our nutritional anxieties. He ultimately shows how nutritionism has aligned the demands and perceived needs of consumers with the commercial interests of food manufacturers and corporations. Scrinis also offers an alternative paradigm for assessing the healthfulness of foods—the food quality paradigm—that privileges food production and processing quality, cultural-traditional knowledge, and sensual-practical experience, and promotes less reductive forms of nutrition research and dietary advice.
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The Case For Keto

Author : Gary Taubes
ISBN : 9780525520078
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 37.48 MB
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From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a revelatory study of traditional advice on healthy eating--why these established rules might be the wrong approach to weight loss for millions of people, and how low-carbohydrate, high-fat/ketogenic diets can help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight for life. Based on 20 years of investigative reporting and interviews with 100 practicing physicians who embrace this way of eating as the best prescriptions for their patients' health, Taubes's book puts the ketogenic diet movement in the necessary historical and scientific perspective. It makes clear the vital misconceptions in how we've come to think about obesity and diet (no, people do not become fat simply because they eat too much; hormones play the critical role) and uses the collected clinical experience of the medical community to provide essential practical advice. This book sets out to revolutionize how we think about eating healthy, and what foods we can--and can't--eat to prevent and reverse both obesity and diabetes. For years, health organizations have preached the same rules for losing weight: restrict your calories, eat less, exercise more. So why doesn't it work for so many overweight or obese Americans? Gary Taubes, whose seminal book Good Calories, Bad Calories and cover stories for The New York Times Magazine changed the way we look at nutrition and health, sets the record straight, clarifying a century of misunderstanding about the differences between diet, weight control, and health. The Case for Keto gives us a revolutionary manifesto for the 21st-century diet.
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Panic On A Plate

Author : Rob Lyons
ISBN : 9781845403010
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 46.3 MB
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Food in Britain today is more plentiful, more nutritious, more varied, and much more affordable than ever in our history. This is something to celebrate, and Rob Lyons does exactly that. In a series of short up-beat chapters he challenges head on the fashionable critics of so-called junk food and the "wacky world" of organic and locally-sourced food campaigners. They have created needless panic and made our cheap and tasty food an object of shame and blame, when it should be a cause for rejoicing. "Panic on a Plate" draws on history, science, and official reports to show the fearmongers are wrong: the changing face of food is full of hope.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Vegan Athlete

Author : Ben Greene
ISBN : 9781612431611
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 35.71 MB
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Category: Health & Fitness