Why We Get Fat : And What to Do About It (Hardcover)

Author: Taubes, Gary

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780307272706
SKU 215405570
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0307272702
Release Date 12/28/2010
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 6L x 1.5T
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Editors Note An eye-opening, paradigm-shattering examination of what makes us fat.In the New York Times best seller Good Calories, Bad Calories, acclaimed science writer Gary Taubes argues that certain kinds of carbohydrates—not fats and not simply excess calories—have led to our current obesity epidemic. Now he brings that message to a wider, nonscientific audience in this exciting new book. Persuasively argued, straightforward, practical, and with fresh evidence for Taubes’s claim, Why We Get Fat makes his critical argument newly accessible.Taubes reveals the bad nutritional science of the last century—none more damaging than the “calories-in, calories-out” model of why we get fat—and the good science that has been ignored, especially regarding insulin’s regulation of our fat tissue. He also answers key questions: Why are some people thin and others fat? What roles do exercise and genetics play in our weight? What foods should we eat or avoid?Concluding with an easy-to-follow diet, Why We Get Fat is an invaluable key to understanding an international epidemic and a guide to improving our own health.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0257
Publisher Knopf Publishing Group
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