Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health

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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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By Gary Taubes
 
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.
 
640 pages. Softcover. 2008 (reprint). $17.00. SPECIALS: 10 copies for $152.95; 100 copies for $1,399.00. Please see the Product Options box above when ordering.
 
See also this related book by the same author: Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It.
 
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