Foodist: Using Real Food and Real Science to Lose Weight Without Dieting

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HarperCollins, May 7, 2013 - Health & Fitness - 336 pages

In Foodist, Darya Pino Rose, a neuroscientist, food writer, and the creator of, delivers a savvy, practical guide to ending the diet cycle and discovering lasting weight-loss through the love of food and the fundamentals of science. 

A foodist simply has a different way of looking at food, and makes decisions with a clear understanding of how to optimize health and happiness. Foodist is a new approach to healthy eating that focuses on what you like to eat, rather than what you should or shouldn’t eat, while teaching you how to make good decisions, backed up by an understanding of what it means to live a healthy lifestyle.

Foodist: Using Real Food and Real Science to Lose Weight Without Dieting is filled with tips on food shopping, food prep, cooking, and how to pick the right restaurants and make smart menu choices.

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I've read and enjoyed books by Michael Pollan, Gary Taubes, and Monica Reinagle but this one seemed to me, the most practical. I learned a lot about an eating concept which I've known for a while but ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Darya Pino Rose is the creator of Summer Tomato, one of TIME's 50 Best Websites. She received her Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of California, San Francisco, and her bachelor's degree in molecular and cell biology from UC Berkeley.

Darya spends most of her time thinking and writing about food, health, and science. She eats amazing things daily and hasn't even considered "going on a diet" since 2007. Darya is now a dedicated foodist and advocate of local, seasonal foods.

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