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Eat, Drink, and Be Healthyby Walter C. Willett
Synopses & Reviews
The bestselling guide to healthy eating, debunking dietary myths and proposing the radical benefits of low-carbohydrate diet, andlt;Iandgt;Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy andlt;/Iandgt;is and#8220;filled with advice backed up by documented researchand#8221; (Tara Parker-Pope, andlt;Iandgt;The Wall Street Journal). andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Dr. Walter Willettand#8217;s research is rooted in studies that tracked the health of dieters over twenty years, and in this groundbreaking book, he critiques the carbohydrate-laden diet proposed by the USDA.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Exposing the problems of popular diets such as the Zone, South Beach, and Atkins, Dr. Willett offers eye-opening research on the optimum ratio of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, and the relative importance of various food groups and supplements. Find out how to choose wisely between different types of fats, which fruits and vegetables provide the best health insurance, and the proportions of each to integrate into their daily diet.
In this national bestseller based on Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health research, Dr. Willett explains why the USDA guidelines--the famous food pyramid--are not only wrong but also dangerous.
This updated edition of the national bestseller debunks dietary myths and presents Dr. Willett's New Healthy Eating Pyramid, a healthier guide to nutrition than the recently revised USDA pyramid. andlt;BRandgt; Inside you'll discover: andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;UL TYPE=DISCandgt; andlt;LIandgt;eye-opening new research on the healthiest carbohydrates, fats, and proteins andlt;BRandgt; andlt;LIandgt;why weight control is still the single most important factor andlt;BRandgt; andlt;LIandgt;menu plans and brand-new recipes that make it even easier to reinvent your diet andlt;/ULandgt;
About the Author
Walter C. Willett, MD, is the Chairman of the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health and a Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School. A world-renowned researcher, he was one of the principal authors of the famous Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Dr. Willett has won many honors, including the Mott Prize, the prestigious award of the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER ONE Introduction
CHAPTER TWO What Can You Believe About Diet?
CHAPTER THREE Healthy Weight
CHAPTER FOUR Surprising News About Fat
CHAPTER FIVE Carbohydrates for Better and Worse
CHAPTER SIX Choose Healthier Sources of Protein
CHAPTER SEVEN Eat Plenty of Fruits and Vegetables
CHAPTER EIGHT You Are What You Drink
CHAPTER NINE Calcium: No Emergency
CHAPTER TEN Take a Multivitamin for Insurance
CHAPTER ELEVEN Summary
CHAPTER TWELVE Recipes and Menus
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