By Sally Fallon
From Publishers Weekly
In this new addition to the fast-fix nutrition publication shelf, Enig and Fallon try and right what they see as american citizens' fake trust that tropical fat and oils (such as coconut and palm) are dangerous, announcing that these fat (and coconut, particularly) are important saturated fat that are meant to be extra seriously integrated into our diets. Enig, a biochemist and nutritionist, besides Fallon, president of the Weston A. rate beginning (a non-profit devoted to supporting humans enforce fit ways to nutrition), say "high-fat, low-carb particularly works," eschewing the disastrous results a high-fat nutrition may have on a person's middle. they prefer the Atkins nutrition, yet say it does not make the most of the "metabolism-boosting" powers of coconut oil. Their method skews extra towards conventional diets and clear of sleek diets (e.g., selected animal fat over vegetable oils; uncooked or fermented dairy items rather than pasteurized ones). although in accordance with substantial examine, the e-book is a little off-putting. Its emphasis on one ingredient-in the recipe part, for instance, one pattern menu has readers consuming a dish with coconut in it seven occasions in a single day-seems nutritionally suspicious.
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The fit replacement to trans fat, this progressive application explains why we needs to devour fit, saturated fats-especially coconut-to in achieving weight-loss and stable future health.
Since the overdue Nineteen Fifties, it has been drilled into americans that fats makes you fats, saturated fat (such as these present in butter, eggs, and pork) are dangerous, and tropical fat and oils (like coconut and palm) are downright lethal. And yet-as we do away with saturated fat from our nutrition for worry of excessive levels of cholesterol and hardened arteries-obesity, center disorder, and melanoma premiums have endured to climb.
Based on greater than 20 years of analysis via world-renowned biochemist and fat specialist Dr. Mary Enig, Eat fats, Lose Fat flouts traditional knowledge by way of announcing that so-called fit vegetable oils (such as soybean and corn) are largely liable for our nationwide weight problems and wellbeing and fitness crises, whereas the saturated fat commonly thought of "harmful" are, in truth, necessary to weight reduction and health and wellbeing.
World populations on 4 continents that subsist at the coconut, with much less facts of middle affliction, weight achieve, or different power health problems, give you the top evidence of this food's protection and efficacy; dozens of stories carried out via prestigious, mainstream universities help using coconut and different fit fat and display the defective reasoning underlying the saturated fat/heart disorder speculation; and case tales from a variety of humans illustrate how utilizing coconut oil in live performance with different fit fat can spark weight reduction and heal severe health problems, together with anxiousness, hypothyroidism, and protracted fatigue syndrome.
Featuring scrumptious recipes for every of its 3 dietary courses, Eat fats, Lose Fat is the publication that will help you construct strength, shed weight, struggle ailment, and strengthen your immunity.
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The lipid hypothesis grew out of scientists’ attempts to grapple with a steep rise in heart disease, from less than 10 percent of all deaths at the turn of the 20th century to 30 percent of all deaths by 1950 (and almost 45 percent of all deaths today). Even more disturbing, most of the increase was due to a new phenomenon, myocardial infarction (MI) or heart attack, which did not exist before the 1920s. During the 1950s, Dr. Dudley White, the most famous cardiologist of his day (he was President Eisenhower’s physician), noted that heart disease had increased as the consumption of liquid vegetable oils increased and the consumption of eggs and traditional fats like butter and lard declined.
In the course of studying, lecturing, and teaching around the world for the last 20 years, Mary has both contributed to and kept abreast of all the scientific and medical literature on fats, and she became an early and articulate critic of the harmful type of fats we now know as trans fats. Against much opposition (as you’ll see in Chapter 3), she began pushing for including the percentage of trans fats on nutrition labels decades ago. Mary is president of the Maryland Nutritionists Association and was recently honored by the American College of Nutrition for her pioneering work in calling attention to the dangers of trans fats.
Low energy: The medium-chain fatty acids in coconut oil give quick energy, prevent low blood sugar, and support the thyroid gland; plus, cod-liver oil provides nutrients vital for vitamin and mineral absorption. • Anxiety: The combination of fatty acids and nutrients in coconut oil and cod-liver oil helps prevent low blood sugar and helps the body make the adrenal hormones it needs to deal with stress. Trans fats (eliminated in our program) inhibit the production of these hormones, so removing these from the diet is another big step toward relieving anxiety.