Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health
Anchor Books, 2008 - 609 pagini
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. In this groundbreaking book, award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong.
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LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - HenryKrinkle - LibraryThing
Science jouranlaist Gary Taubes looked at the science behind the FDA food pyramid and found it, er, unscientific. A little dry in stretches because it's so thorough. Taubes presents pretty compelling ... Citiți recenzia completă
LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - bodhisattva - LibraryThing
One of the more important nutrition science books written in the past 50 years. Taubes contrasts the "Lipid Hypothesis" with the "Carbohydrate Hypothesis" as the main factor in promoting obesity ... Citiți recenzia completă