There’s an ever-growing body of evidence supporting the quite simple principles that are in the back of healthy eating – yet the public appears to be more perplexed than ever. Never-ending promotions of fad diets get in the way of people making healthy choices.
In this revised and updated edition of Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy, Dr. Willett uses eye-opening research to give an explanation for the relative importance of quite a lot of food groups and supplements as well as how to make a choice foods with the best types of carbohydrates, fats, and protein. He reveals why controlling weight – after not smoking – is the single most important factor for a long, healthy life, why eating some types of fat is really helpful and necessary, how to make a choice wisely between different carbohydrates, how to pick the right protein packages, and what vegatables and fruits – not juices! – fight disease.
He also translates this essential information into simple menu plans and tasty recipes, providing an important resource for families in every single place.