Diet Cults: The Surprising Fallacy at the Core of Nutrition Fads and a Guide to Healthy Eating for the Rest of Us

Diet Cults: The Surprising Fallacy at the Core of Nutrition Fads and a Guide to Healthy Eating for the Rest of Us

Matt Fitzgerald


From the nationwide bestselling writer of Racing Weight, Matt Fitzgerald exposes the irrationality, half-truths, and downright impossibility of a “single correct approach” to consume, and divulges tips on how to boost rational, fit consuming habits.

From “The 4 Hour Body,” to “Atkins,” there are vitamin cults to check doubtless any temper and character kind. all over the place we flip, anyone is preaching the “One precise method” to devour for optimum overall healthiness. Paleo vitamin advocates let us know that each one meals under 12,000 years previous are the enemy. Low-carb professionals demonize carbs, then there are the low-fat prophets. yet they agree on something: there's just one real approach to consume for max healthiness. the 1st clue that that could be a fallacy is the sheer number of diets encouraged. certainly, whereas all of those competing perspectives declare to be subsidized through “science,” a very good examine genuine dietary technological know-how itself means that it truly is very unlikely to spot a unmarried most sensible option to consume. Fitzgerald advocates an agnostic, rational method of consuming behavior, according to one’s personal behavior, way of life, and genetics/body kind. many pro athletes already perform this “Good sufficient” vitamin, and now we will be able to too and ditch the brainwashing of those nutrition cults for sturdy.

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