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Proteinaholic : how our obsession with meat is killing us and what we can do about it /

by Davis, Garth [author.]; Jacobson, Howard [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: First HarperCollins paperback edition.Description: 393 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0062279319; 9780062279316.Other title: Protein aholic.Subject(s): Proteins in human nutrition | Meat | Diet in disease | Diet in disease | Meat | Proteins in human nutrition
Contents:
Part I: Garth Davis, proteinaholic. I'm Garth, and I'm a proteinaholic ; My road to ruin ; My quest for the ideal human diet -- Part II: How we became proteinaholics. The history of protein ; Protein usurps the nutritional throne ; To Atkins and beyond ; The latest flavor of proteinaholism : Paleo -- Part III: Death and disease by protein. Research truth and BS : how to speak science ; Diabetes : it's the meat that makes you sweet ; Hypertension : protein puts us under pressure ; Heart disease : skip the meat, keep the beat ; Obesity : it's not about the carbs ; Cancer : fleshing out the protein connection ; Preventing premature death -- Part IV: The proteinaholic recovery plan. How much protein do we need? ; Reducing animal protein : the why, how, and what ; Meal plan.
Summary: A surgeon specializing in weight loss delivers an examination of the diet and health industry's focus on protein, explaining why it is detrimental to our health, and can prevent us from losing weight.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-337) and index.

Part I: Garth Davis, proteinaholic. I'm Garth, and I'm a proteinaholic ; My road to ruin ; My quest for the ideal human diet -- Part II: How we became proteinaholics. The history of protein ; Protein usurps the nutritional throne ; To Atkins and beyond ; The latest flavor of proteinaholism : Paleo -- Part III: Death and disease by protein. Research truth and BS : how to speak science ; Diabetes : it's the meat that makes you sweet ; Hypertension : protein puts us under pressure ; Heart disease : skip the meat, keep the beat ; Obesity : it's not about the carbs ; Cancer : fleshing out the protein connection ; Preventing premature death -- Part IV: The proteinaholic recovery plan. How much protein do we need? ; Reducing animal protein : the why, how, and what ; Meal plan.

"An acclaimed surgeon specializing in weight loss delivers a paradigm-shifting examination of the diet and health industry's focus on protein, explaining why it is detrimental to our health, and can prevent us from losing weight,"--Amazon.com.

A surgeon specializing in weight loss delivers an examination of the diet and health industry's focus on protein, explaining why it is detrimental to our health, and can prevent us from losing weight.

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