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The bad food bible : how and why to eat sinfully

Carroll, Aaron E. (author.).
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  • 12 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 613.2 CAR (Text) 36626103895942 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0544952561
  • ISBN: 9780544952560
  • Physical Description: print
    xxxiv, 234 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-226) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Butter: on fats -- Meat: on protein -- Eggs: on cholesterol -- Salt: on sodium -- Gluten: on grains -- GMOs: on genetically modified organisms -- Alcohol: on booze -- Coffee: on caffeine -- Diet soda: on carbohydrates and artificial sweeteners -- MSG: on monosodium glutamate -- Non-organic foods: on conventionally grown fruits, vegetables, and meat -- Conclusion: simple rules for healthy eating.
Summary, etc.: "Advice about food can be confusing. Experts seem to agree on only one thing: some ingredients--often the most enjoyable ones--are bad for you, full stop. But as physician Aaron Carroll explains, if we stop consuming some of our most demonized foods, it may actually hurt us. Examining troves of studies on dietary health, Carroll separates hard truths from hype, showing that you can: eat meat several times a week: its effects are negligible for most people and are arguably positive if you're sixty-five or older; have a drink or two a day: in moderation, alcohol may protect against cardiovascular disease without much risk; enjoy a gluten-loaded bagel from time to time: it has less fat and sugar, fewer calories, and more fiber than a gluten-free one; eat more salt: if your blood pressure is normal, you may be getting too little sodium, not too much. Full of counterintuitive, deeply researched lessons about food we hate to love, The Bad Food Bible is for anyone seeking eating habits that are sensible, sustainable, and occasionally indulgent."--Back cover.
Subject: Nutrition Psychological aspects
Food habits Psychological aspects
Diet Psychological aspects Popular works
COOKING / Health & Healing
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition
MEDICAL / Nutrition
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