A Fat Lot of Good: How the Experts Got Food and Diet So Wrong and What You Can Do to Take Back Control of Your Health by Peter BruknerLike most doctors, Peter Brukner was trained to believe that drugs and surgery are the answers to all medical problems - including the epidemics of obesity, diabetes and other modern illnesses that are threatening our healthcare system and the life expectancy of future generations. For years he was dismissive of any alternative diets or lifestyle changes.
But that all changed when, facing the double threat of obesity and diabetes himself, his research led to a shocking realisation that overturned a lot of the medical truth hed taken for granted: our dietary guidelines and food pyramid have no scientific basis. So he switched to a low-carb, healthy fat lifestyle - and dropped 13 kilos, lowered his insulin levels and drastically improved his liver function in just three months.
In A Fat Lot of Good Dr Brukner busts the dietary myths weve been living by for decades and gives you all the information you need, in as simple a way as possible, to live a longer, healthier and - most importantly - more enjoyable life.
A Fat Lot of Good features:
? The real reasons why were all getting fatter and less healthy
? The lowdown on carbs, fats and proteins: what they do, which we actually need and how much
? What you need to know about insulin, inflammation and the gut microbiome
? Dr Brukners Five Golden Rules for a healthy lifestyle
? Tips on reading food labels, making smart choices when eating out and buying real food on a budget
? Advice on how to get the right levels of exercise, sleep and sun to boost your health
? A selection of simple low-carb, healthy fat recipes to get you started
Packed full of the latest research and countless practical tips, A Fat Lot of Good is the complete toolkit for building the healthy lifestyle thats right for you.
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A Fat Lot of Good by Dr Peter Brukner (2018, Paperback)
A Low Carb, High Fat diet reduces blood glucose levels which decreases the chance of developing insulin and leptin resistance. Up until about 30 years ago most Western societies ate a diet containing plenty of saturated fat in the form of butter, milk, cream and fatty meats. Then on the basis of some flimsy research, the U. S initially, followed by other countries, decided to adopt a low fat diet. It seemed to make sense and was an easy concept to sell — fatty foods lead to fat people with fatty arteries leading to cardiovascular disease.
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He also backs up his statements with scientific research and evidence. There was no fruit juice, and the only fruits I would eat would be a few berries. He decided to not count calories, but rather focus on keeping his total daily carbohydrate intake under 50 grams down from grams. The first part of the book deals with the crap food pyramid and the bad science that created it. It also covers the misinformation about cholesterol, calories and salt. Then the book tackles the real issues we are facing like insulin resistance, inflammation, gut microbiome and changing our macros.
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