Why We Get Fat and what to Do about it
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - angiestahl - LibraryThing
If you are mindful of what you're eating and in what portions, exercising and still struggling with weight creep, this book might be for you. Very accessible argument for conscious decoupling from ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - VhartPowers - LibraryThing
In a nutshell: the author wants you to avoid all carbs and eat lots of meat and minimal fruits (because they'll make you fat like carbs) and minimal veggies. Sounds like a heart attack diet to me ... Read full review
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