Eat Fat Get Thin: Why the Fat We Eat is the Key to Sustained Weight Loss and Vibrant Health
A revolutionary new diet program based on the latest science showing the importance of fat in weight loss and overall health, from New York Times #1 bestselling author
For decades we've been told that the fat we eat turns to fat in the body, contributing to weight gain, heart disease, diabetes, and generally poor health. And yet, even with all our low-fat products, we'r...more
I have really enjoyed this book. I am no cook, but the idea of being able to eat proper food, improve my health, and lose weight into the bargain - without feeling hungry/guilty - is a no-brainer. Proof of this particular pudding: it's the last week of January, I've been eating my favourite concoctions, have cut out sugar, cut down (drastically) potatoes. No hardship. Have lost the 6lb that came with Christmas. Never feel hungry. Often find I eat like a horse one day, then only feel like one ...more
"Dietary fat speeds up metabolism.."
"Carbohydrates-not dietary fats- turn into saturated fats in your blood..."
"Dietary fat reduces inflammation.."
"Diets high in fat promote more weight loss..."
If you have read (or browsed) Dr. Hyman's other books, you can track the evolution in his thinking. He's 100% convinced of the science behind low carb, high (good) fat eating and tha ...more
I read a lot of books like this. I enjoy the research and and posture the authors adopt. They all think their book is the definitive answer to what ails people. But putting that aside, I ...more
Over fifteen years ago, my allergist told me that sardines were healthy and good for the brain. She said the body needed fat and that sugar was poison and addicting. I mentioned it to the other doctor I saw regularly, my psychiatrist. He said that low fat diets were very bad, and that just getting cholesterol tested was not telling the whole story. He also told me that to get any benefit from fish oil supplements, I'd have to take so many that I'd actually smell like a bucket ...more
Hyman went to Tibet for a while, probably where the fat-i ...more
It's in the second part of the book that I got frustrated. The author claims to advocate nat ...more
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I understand mark Hyman has a magic plan to cure the feel like crap syndrome, but sadly it turns out to be mainly product placement for Dr Hyman (and friends) products. So... Is everything unbiased?
My husband, who was significantly overw ...more
As an Atkins fan I was already aware of some of this info but this book goes much further.
I just wish there were a UK edition (my excuse for not starting the diet yet!).
I took ages finishing as the last section was recipes - a bit boring but I did want to say I'd read the whole book. Also I have been so busy fighting Brexit and readi ...more
Dr. Hyman never disappoints. He combines what works in Paleo with what works for vegans and carefully explains the science. His "Pegan" way of eating is described in great detail with plenty of how-tos, recipes, and suggestions to help you uncover your own personal best food plan for a long healthy life.