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Same as all the rest
For a lot less money, go pick up a copy of the old Atkins diet at a used books store.

Review: Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

User Review  - Terri - Goodreads

3/5 for content, 2/5 for style. I liked the data, and am going to the adjust calories from carbs/fat/protein in my diet as a result of the information Taubes presents in Why We Get Fat: And What to Do ... Read full review

Review: Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

User Review  - Kasia - Goodreads

I call bullshit. Yes, insulin regulates fat metabolism, the rest of what he preaches is crap. In short, Taubes supports the Atkins diet, and we know how Atkins ended up. You eat his way, you will lose ... Read full review

Review: Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

User Review  - David - Goodreads

I was attracted to this book, because it contains some interesting ideas, like "we don't get fat because we overeat--we overeat because we get fat." There may be some truth to this concept, and for me ... Read full review

Review: Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

User Review  - Goodreads

An argument in favor of low-carb diets. I'm giving it two stars because I wanted to punch the author. A hint to all aspiring authors out there: if you find yourself writing, "As I said previously," 10 ... Read full review

Review: Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

User Review  - Leigh - Goodreads

Gary Taubes is either a fraud or an idiot. He gets almost none of the science right. If you are looking for someone to tell you that you aren't fat because you eat too many calories, this is the book ... Read full review

Review: Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

User Review  - Goodreads

Although I am inclined to agree with Taube that low-calorie diets and exercise do not lead to weightloss, based on personal experience as well as some new research, I find his argument for a primarily ... Read full review


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