The Big Fat Surprise

The Big Fat Surprise

Why Butter, Meat, and Cheese Belong in A Healthy Diet

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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Dish up the red meat, eggs, and whole milk! In this well-researched and captivating narrative, veteran food writer Nina Teicholz proves how everything we've been told about fat is wrong.For decades, Americans have cut back on red meat and dairy products full of "bad" saturated fats. We obediently complied with nutritional guidelines to eat "heart healthy" fats found in olive oil, fish, and nuts, and followed a Mediterranean diet heavy on fruits, vegetables, and grains. Yet the nation's health has declined. What is going on?In The Big Fat Surprise, Teicholz reveals how sixty years of nutrition science has gotten it so wrong: how overzealous researchers have made basic scientific mistakes that, through a mix of ego and bias, allow dangerous misrepresentations to become dogma, and how scientists who dared oppose this consensus have been ostracized. For eight years, Teicholz has pored over the massive research literature and interviewed hundreds of leading experts to unravel the...
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2014.
ISBN: 9781483014654
Branch Call Number: E-AUDIO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file).
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
Bennett, Erin

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JCLDylanR Feb 17, 2018

Although both the content & writing style are repetitive, that doesn't change the fact that The Big Fat Surprise contains gobs of great information! A fascinating look at the history behind humanity's obsession with low-fat diets, & the notion it may be carbs--not fat--which have contributed so greatly to the health problems we see today.

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