The Gluten Lie

The Gluten Lie

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An incendiary work of science journalism debunking the myths that dominate the American diet and showing readers how to stop feeling guilty and start loving their food againa€”sure to ignite controversy over our obsession with what it means to eat right. FREE YOURSELF FROM ANXIETY ABOUT WHAT YOU EAT Gluten. Salt. Sugar. Fat. These are the villains of the American dieta€”or so a host of doctors and nutritionists would have you believe. But the science is far from settled and we are racing to eliminate wheat and corn syrup from our diets because wea€™ve been lied to. The truth is that almost all of us can put the buns back on our burgers and be just fine. Remember when butter was the enemy? Now ita€™s good for you. You may have lived through times when the Atkins Diet was good, then bad, then good again; you may have wondered why all your friends cut down on salt or went Paleo; and you might even be thinking about cutting out wheat products from your own diet. For readers suffering from dietary whiplash, The Gluten Lie is the answer. Scientists and physicians know shockingly little about proper nutrition that they didna€™t know a thousand years ago, even though Americans spend billions of dollars and countless hours obsessing over a€œeating right.a€ In this groundbreaking work, Alan Levinovitz takes on bestselling physicians and dietitians, exposing the myths behind how we come to believe which foods are good and which are bada€”and pointing the way to a truly healthful life, free from anxiety about what we eat.Jeffrey Steingarten wrote an essay in 1990 complaining about the hysterical anti- salt environment in America: a€œSalt, a€ in Jeffrey Steingarten ... Salt for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials (Cochrane Reviews), a€ American ... Change your salty ways: http ://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HealthyEating/ Sodium-Swap-Change-anbsp;...


Title:The Gluten Lie
Author: Alan Levinovitz
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2015-04-21
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