Worry about cholesterol. Avoid red meat. Eat whole grains. Could it all be a lie? We live in an era of health hype and nutrition propaganda, and weare suffering for it. Decades of avoiding egg yolks, choosing margarine over butter, and replacing the real foods of our ancestors with low-fat, processed, packaged substitutes have left us with an obesity epidemic, ever-rising rates of chronic disease, and, above all, total confusion about what to eat and why. This is a tragedy of misinformation, food industry shenanigans, and cheap calories disguised as health food. It turns out that everything weave been told about how to eat is wrong. Fat and cholesterol are harmful to your health? Nopeathey are crucial to your health. aWhole grainsa are health food? Not even close. Counting calories is the way to lose weight? Not gonna workanutrients are what matter. Nutrition can come from a box, bag, or capsule? Donat count on it! In Eat the Yolks, Liz Wolfe debunks all these myths and more, revealing whatas behind the lies and bringing the truth about fat, cholesterol, protein, and carbs to light. Youall be amazed at the tall tales weave been told in the name of ahealthy eating.a With wit and grace, Wolfe makes a compelling argument for a diet based on Paleo foods. She takes us back to the foods of our ancestors, combining the lessons of history with those of modern science to uncover why real, whole foodathe kind humans ate for thousands of years before modern nutrition dogma led us astrayaholds the key to amazing health and happy taste buds. In Eat the Yolks, Liz Wolfe doesnat just make a case for eating the whole egg. She uncovers the shocking lies weave been told about fat, cholesterol, protein, carbs, and calories and brings us the truth about which foods are healthyaand which foods are really harming us. Youall learn truths like: - fat and cholesterol are crucial, not harmful . . . and why - awhole grainsa are processed foods . . . and what to eat instead - counting calories is a waste of energy . . . and what we actually should be tracking - all animal products are not created equal . . . and which ones we truly need - nutrition doesnat come in a box, bag, or capsule . . . and why thereas no substitute for real food!This is a tragedy of misinformation, food industry shenanigans, and cheap calories disguised as health food. It turns out that everything weave been told about how to eat is wrong. Fat and cholesterol are harmful to your health?
|Title||:||Eat the Yolks|
|Publisher||:||Victory Belt Publishing - 2014-02-25|