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're...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 ...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 ...more
It's in the second part of the book that I got frustrated. The author claims to advocate ...more
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My husband, who was significantly ...more
First, Dr Hyman posits that, in order to succeed and be healthy, one needs lots of bizarre supplements. Not only does he provide zero scientific ...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 ...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.