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Author Teicholz, Nina, author

Title The big fat surprise : why meat, butter, and cheese belong in a healthy diet / Nina Teicholz
Published Brunswick, Melbourne, Vic. : Scribe Publications, 2014


Description 1 online resource (728 pages)
Contents About the Author; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; 1 The Fat Paradox: Good Health on a High-Fat Diet; 2 Why We Think Saturated Fat Is Unhealthy; 3 The Low-Fat Diet Is Introduced to America; 4 The Flawed Science of Saturated versus Polyunsaturated Fats; 5 The Low-Fat Diet Goes to Washington; 6 How Women and Children Fare on a Low-Fat Diet; 7 Selling the Mediterranean Diet: What Is the Science?; 8 Exit Saturated Fats, Enter Trans Fats; 9 Exit Trans Fats, Enter Something Worse?; 10 Why Saturated Fat Is Good for You; Conclusion; A Note on Meat and Ethics
AcknowledgmentsNotes; Notes (cont'd); Glossary; Bibliography; Permissions
Summary In The Big Fat Surprise, investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reveals the unthinkable: everything we thought we knew about dietary fat is wrong. For the past 60 years, we have been told that the best possible diet involves cutting back on fat, especially saturated fat. 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 the key to reversing the epidemics of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease? In this captivating, vibrant, and convincing narrative, based on a nine
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Lipids in human nutrition.
Saturated fatty acids in human nutrition.
Health & personal development.
Diets & dieting.
Medical - Nutrition.
Medical - Health Policy.
Science - Research & Methodology.
Medical - Essays.
Health & Fitness - Diseases - Heart.
Cooking - Health & Healing - General.
Medical - Alternative Medicine.
Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / General.
Cooking - Health & Healing - Heart.
Cooking - Health & Healing - Low Fat.
Medical - Research.
Science - Essays.
Cooking - Health & Healing - Weight Control.
Science - History.
Cooking - Essays.
Medical - Cardiology.
Health & Fitness - General.
Health & Fitness - Nutrition.
Health & Fitness - Healthy Living.
Health & Fitness - Weight Loss.
Health & Fitness - Diets.
Medical - Diet Therapy.
Medical - History.
Lipids in human nutrition.
Saturated fatty acids in human nutrition.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781925113464