Science Based Nutritional Advice
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Why do these specious products always have Oriental names? And why do they sell a thirty day’s supply when you only need three days to drop thirteen pounds? If these are the kinds of questions you ask when thinking about health and nutrition then you might be looking for something even more elusive: science based nutritional advice. It’s rarely flashy, makes few promises, won’t sell many books, but it works for making money.
There are several people I follow who practice this kind of weird science. One of my favorites is Dr. David Katz from Yale. He has an impeccable CV but, more than that, works hard to funnel seriously good, science based, nutritional advice down to users who might not know or care how soluble and insoluble fiber differs.
Another is my favorite for down-to-earth advice: The Nutrition Diva.
This is the world of Food Babe, super foods, toxic chemicals, and – good gawd! – grain. Try to ignore this stuff. Instead, try to find good, livable advice that you can use for lifetime of improvement good health. Be prepared to dig!
My recommendation is that you buy Katz’s book Disease Proof, where he outlines a workable plan for health. In my opinion it might be the last and only book about health that you need.
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