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Why we get fat [electronic resource] : And What to Do About It. Gary Taubes.

Taubes, Gary. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307595515 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor, 2010.

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Summary, etc.: An eye-opening, myth-shattering examination of what makes us fat, from acclaimed science writer Gary Taubes.In his New York Times best seller, Good Calories, Bad Calories, Taubes argued that our diet's overemphasis on certain kinds of carbohydrates--not fats and not simply excess calories--has led directly to the obesity epidemic we face today. The result of thorough research, keen insight, and unassailable common sense, Good Calories, Bad Calories immediately stirred controversy and acclaim among academics, journalists, and writers alike. Michael Pollan heralded it as "a vitally important book, destined to change the way we think about food." Building upon this critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, Taubes now revisits the urgent question of what's making us fat--and how we can change--in this exciting new book. Persuasive, straightforward, and practical, Why We Get...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Health & Fitness.
Genre: Electronic books.

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