Good Calories Bad Calories

Author: Gary Taubes
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9781400033461
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Health & Fitness

Argues that refined carbohydrates are the cause of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer; that overeating and sedentary behavior are side effects of increased insulin; and that removing these carbohydrates from one's diet is the only way to lose weight.

Why We Get Fat and what to Do about it

Author: Gary Taubes
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 9780307272706
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Health & Fitness

An award-winning science journalist reveals the role of certain carbohydrates in today's obesity epidemic while denouncing calorie-based nutritional practices, in a report that includes coverage of such topics as genetics, the politics behind nutritional guidelines and foods to eat and avoid.

The Case Against Sugar

Author: Gary Taubes
Publisher: Anchor Books
ISBN: 9780307946645
Release Date: 2017-12-05
Genre:

From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening expos� 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.

Bad science

Author: Gary Taubes
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015026983059
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Science

A science journalist brings to life one of the greatest scientific frauds of our times with the story of the two obscure researchers who claimed to have discovered a clean, no-fuss method for harnessing the energy of a hydrogen bomb. 20,000 first printing.

Sugar Nation

Author: Jeff O'Connell
Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: 9781401396572
Release Date: 2011-07-19
Genre: Health & Fitness

THIS BOOK COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE -Every five seconds, one more person develops diabetes. -Worldwide, 285 million people are affected by type 2 diabetes. -Many of them have no idea. Here is the personal story of one man who has unearthed the mysteries of this global epidemic and offers hard-won practical advice for how readers can take control of their lives and combat this deadly disease. "Sugar Nation is a must-read! As a fitness expert myself, who has dealt with family diabetes and coaching families on how to limit their sugar intake, this book is a fundamental tool in educating the world on just how dangerous dietary sugar can be. Jeff O'Connell's direct yet user-friendly approach to this important and overlooked subject is more than refreshing. All will benefit from picking this book up." --Jennifer Nicole Lee, author of The Jennifer Nicole Lee Fitness Model Diet

The Big Fat Surprise

Author: Nina Teicholz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451624441
Release Date: 2014-05-13
Genre: Health & Fitness

A New York Times bestseller Named one of The Economist’s Books of the Year 2014 Named one of The Wall Street Journal’s Top Ten Best Nonfiction Books of 2014 Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Books of 2014 Forbes’s Most Memorable Healthcare Book of 2014 Named a Best Food Book of 2014 by Mother Jones Named one of Library Journal's Best Books of 2014 In The Big Fat Surprise, investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reveals the unthinkable: that everything we thought we knew about dietary fat is wrong. She documents how the low-fat nutrition advice of the past sixty years has amounted to a vast uncontrolled experiment on the entire population, with disastrous consequences for our health. For decades, we have been told that the best possible diet involves cutting back on fat, especially saturated fat, and that if we are not getting healthier or thinner it must be because we are not trying hard enough. But what if the low-fat diet is itself the problem? What if the very foods we’ve been denying ourselves—the creamy cheeses, the sizzling steaks—are themselves the key to reversing the epidemics of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease? In this captivating, vibrant, and convincing narrative, based on a nine-year-long investigation, Teicholz shows how the misinformation about saturated fats took hold in the scientific community and the public imagination, and how recent findings have overturned these beliefs. She explains why the Mediterranean Diet is not the healthiest, and how we might be replacing trans fats with something even worse. This startling history demonstrates how nutrition science has gotten it so wrong: how overzealous researchers, through a combination of ego, bias, and premature institutional consensus, have allowed dangerous misrepresentations to become dietary dogma. With eye-opening scientific rigor, The Big Fat Surprise upends the conventional wisdom about all fats with the groundbreaking claim that more, not less, dietary fat—including saturated fat—is what leads to better health and wellness. Science shows that we have been needlessly avoiding meat, cheese, whole milk, and eggs for decades and that we can now, guilt-free, welcome these delicious foods back into our lives.

Nobel dreams

Author: Gary Taubes
Publisher: Random House Inc
ISBN: UOM:39015015763769
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Science

A renowned science writer examines the work being done by high-energy physicists in their quest to understand how the universe began, what it is made of, and where it is headed

Fat Chance

Author: Robert H. Lustig
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780142180433
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Health & Fitness

Documents the science and politics behind the pandemic of chronic disease, chronicling how the food industry has replaced fat with sugar and triggered biochemical changes that can be overcome through strategic hormone-adjusting measures.

The Complete and Up to Date Carb Book

Author: Karen J. Bellerson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440649721
Release Date: 2006-08-17
Genre: Health & Fitness

The Complete & Up-to-Date Carb Book is the next generation in carb management, providing a quick, comprehensive way for savvy dieters to take control of their food intake and smartly manage their health. By learning how to calculate their net carb intake, dieters will not fall prey to the popular fads in dieting today. Bellerson includes information on calories, fiber and sugar grams, and total carb numbers for brand-name and generic foods, fast foods, processed and prepared foods, as well as natural foods and snacks. In all, there are more than 20,000 entries ranging from A to Z. The introductory material explains the glycemic index and how to use it, and the importance of fiber and sugars in calculating carbohydrate values. The strategies outlined here are easily compatible with The Zone, South Beach, and other balanced diet plans.

Always Hungry

Author: David Ludwig
Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style
ISBN: 9781455533855
Release Date: 2016-01-05
Genre: Health & Fitness

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, FOOD AND FITNESSA NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, SCIENCE ONE OF THE "BEST DIETS 2016" (NPR'S THE SALT) AND "10 MOST EXCITING HEALTHY BOOKS TO READ IN 2016," (WELL + GOOD) Leading Harvard Medical School expert and "obesity warrior" (TIME magazine) rewrites the rules on weight loss, diet, and health. Forget everything you've been taught about dieting. In the New York Times bestseller ALWAYS HUNGRY?, renowned endocrinologist Dr. David Ludwig explains why traditional diets don't work, and presents a radical new plan to help you lose weight without hunger, improve your health, and feel great.For over two decades, Dr. Ludwig has been at the forefront of research into weight control. His groundbreaking studies show that overeating doesn't make you fat; the process of getting fat makes you overeat. That's because fat cells play a key role in determining how much weight you gain or lose. Low-fat diets work against you, by triggering fat cells to hoard more calories for themselves, leaving too few for the rest of the body. This "hungry fat" sets off a dangerous chain reaction that leaves you feeling ravenous as your metabolism slows down. Cutting calories only makes the situation worse-creating a battle between mind and metabolism that we're destined to lose. You gain more weight, even as you struggle to eat less food. ALWAYS HUNGRY? turns dieting on its head with a three-phase program that ignores calories and targets fat cells directly. The recipes and meal plan include luscious high fat foods (like nuts and nut butters, full fat dairy, avocados, and dark chocolate), savory proteins, and natural carbohydrates. The result? Fat cells release their excess calories and you lose weight-and inches-without battling cravings and constant hunger. This is dieting without deprivation. Forget calories. Forget cravings. Forget dieting. ALWAYS HUNGRY? reveals a liberating new way to tame hunger and lose weight . . . for good.

Cholesterol Clarity

Author: Jimmy Moore
Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing
ISBN: 1936608383
Release Date: 2013-08-27
Genre: Health & Fitness

Are you confused by what your cholesterol levels really say about your health? Don't you wish someone could just spell it out in simple, easy-to-understand language and tell you what, if anything, you need to do about your cholesterol? Good news! That's precisely what Cholesterol Clarity is designed to do. Jimmy Moore, a prominent and highly respected health blogger and podcaster, has teamed up with Dr. Eric Westman, a practicing internist and nutrition researcher, to bring you one of the most unique books you'll ever read on this subject, featuring exclusive interviews with twenty-nine of the world's top experts from various fields to give you the complete lowdown on cholesterol. If you're worried about any confusing medical jargon in this book, don't be—this critical information is broken down for you to grasp what is really important and what is not. You won't find this kind of comprehensive, cutting-edge, expert-driven cholesterol information all in one place anywhere else. Has your doctor told you your total and/or LDL cholesterol is too high and thus requires you to take immediate action to lower it? Has the solution to your "high cholesterol" been to cut down on your saturated fat intake, eat more "healthy" whole grains and vegetable oils, and possibly even take a prescription medication like a statin to lower it to "desirable" levels? If so, then this is the book for you. Learn what the real deal is from some of the leading experts on the subject. Not only will Cholesterol Clarity tell you what your cholesterol tests—LDL, HDL, triglycerides, and other key cholesterol markers—really mean, but it will also arm you with nutritional guidance that will lead you to optimal health. Are you ready to find out what the HDL is wrong with your numbers? Within the pages of this book you'll learn invaluable lessons, including: -Why your LDL-C and total cholesterol numbers may not be as important in determining your health as your doctor may think -The undeniable negative role that chronic inflammation plays in your health -Why cholesterol-lowering statin drugs don't necessarily solve your heart health concerns -Why your doctor should be testing for LDL particles and particle size when measuring cholesterol -Why HDL and triglycerides are far more predictive of health concerns than LDL-C and total cholesterol -Why consuming foods with saturated fat is good for you, and why carbohydrate-based foods can be detrimental to attaining the best cholesterol numbers -Why a growing number of physicians, researchers, and nutritionists believe treating cholesterol numbers is virtually irrelevant Contributing Experts Include: Cassie Bjork, RD Philip Blair, MD Jonny Bowden, PhD John Briffa, BSc, MB, BS Dominic D'Agostino, PhD William Davis, MD Thomas Dayspring, MD David Diamond, PhD Ron Ehrlich, BDS, FACNEM Jeffry N. Gerber, MD David Gillespie Duane Graveline, MD Paul Jaminet, PhD Malcolm Kendrick, MD Ronald Krauss, MD Fred Kummerow, PhD Dwight C. Lundell, MD Robert Lustig, MD Chris Masterjohn, PhD Donald Miller, MD Rakesh "Rocky" Patel, MD Fred Pescatore, MD Uffe Ravnskov, MD, PhD Stephanie Seneff, PhD Cate Shanahan, MD Ken Sikaris, BSc, MBBS, FRCPA, FAACB, FFSc Patty Siri-Tarino, PhD Mark Sisson Gary Taubes

Sugar Free

Author: Karen Thomson
Publisher: Robinson
ISBN: 9781472136985
Release Date: 2016-06-16
Genre: Health & Fitness

Are you a sugar addict? Do you crave sweet treats, bread, pasta and sauce-laden food? Do you experience lethargy and mood swings as a result of blood glucose spikes and dips? Does your weight seesaw unmanageably? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, your health is at risk. Where fat used to be the enemy, scientists now point to the huge amount of sugar we consume as making us unhealthy. Sugar Free is packed with recent scientific research and nutritional advice to help you understand addiction to sugar and carbohydrates, including a chapter by Dr Nicole Avena, research neuroscientist, author and expert in nutrition, diet and addiction. It provides eight weeks of meal plans, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian, by nutritionist Emily Macguire, and includes journal exercises to help you break free from the mental, physical and emotional traps of old eating patterns. Sugar Free shows the way to a sustainable sugar-free lifestyle. Its simple and effective eight-week programme to quit sugar will enable you and your family to enjoy dramatically improved health, increased energy levels and weight loss. Author Karen Thomson is living in recovery from addiction to sugar and carbohydrates so has been there and understands exactly what you need to know to break the cycle of addiction and find your way to radically improved health.

The Keto Guidebook

Author: Martina Johansson
Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing
ISBN:
Release Date: 2017-09-02
Genre: Health & Fitness

A lot of people out there are starting to hear about the ketogenic diet but aren’t sure what all the fuss is about. Others have heard a lot but still don’t trust that it’s healthy. And still others have even tried it but found that it didn’t work especially well for them. Swedish bioengineer, fitness athlete, and keto expert Martina Johansson has the unique ability to explain complex biochemistry in an accessible and captivating manner to help readers understand why the keto diet actually works and is healthy if followed correctly and tailored to one’s individual needs. The Keto Guidebook provides the keys to: * LOSING WEIGHT * LOOKING YOUTHFUL AND RADIANT * FINDING NEW ENERGY * STAYING FIT OR IMPROVING HEALTH This book offers a wealth of practical tools to achieve all this and more, along with lists and charts of keto-approved foods, 90 recipes, and a solid 4-week meal plan to make the transition to ketogenic eating simple and delicious. Martina also shares her in-depth knowledge of hormonal responses, as well as the health effects and benefits of different types of micro- and macronutrients—two hot-button topics that are critical to understand for keto success.

Good Fats Bad Fats

Author: Rosemary Stanton
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 1569245398
Release Date: 2002-04-10
Genre: Health & Fitness

Most of us regard fat as the number-one food enemy — the element in food that stands between us and good health. But most people are unable to make informed choices about which foods to eat and which to avoid because they lack the basic facts about fats and are unaware of the differences between them. In Good Fats, Bad Fats, nutritionist Rosemary Stanton provides readers with an indispensable resource that looks at all types of fats — saturated, poly- and monounsaturated, cholesterol, evening primrose oil, omega-3s, and omega-6s — and explains in simple language what they are, what they do, which ones we should be eating, and which we should be avoiding or eating in moderation. A concise guide to the health pros and cons of every type of fat, the book provides information about how different fats are related to excess weight, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and various types of cancer. Illustrated with nine charts, this easy-to-read, informative guide will show that when it comes to diet and good health, all fats are not created equal.

Good Fat Bad Fat

Author: Romy Dolle
Publisher: Primal Nutrition
ISBN: 1939563275
Release Date: 2016-05-17
Genre:

"Good Fat, Bad Fat" counters cultural fat phobia with a comprehensive education on the health benefits of good fat and the dangers of bad fat. Swiss author Romy Dolle and scientific consultant Torsten Albers, MD, explain the metabolic benefits of a diet rich in nutritious fats, and convincingly shatter the common misconceptions that fat is unhealthy. "Good Fat, Bat Fat" includes dozens of delicious, satisfying recipes utilizing the best fat sources."