Good fats, on the other hand are powerful weight loss tools. Dieters feel full longer, snack less, take in fewer calories and enjoy increased immune system function, better cognitive function and gain protection against catastrophic diseases like stroke, cancer and heart disease. Low -carb guru Fran McCullough dispels the misconceptions surrounding fats and reveals the simple secrets to eating well and lossing weight. GOOD FAT features 100 tasty and healthy recipes that focus on fresh ingredients and combine low carbohydrates with beneficial fats. GOOD FAT is the only book to address this key component of a low-carb lifestyle, delivering news on how to unlock improved health.
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What right has the federal government to propose that the American people conduct a vast nutritional experiment, with themselves as subjects, on the strength of so very little evidence that it will do them any good?
-- Phil Handler, President of the National Academy of Sciences, testifying about the low-fat dietary guidelines before Congress in 1980
To begin, let's consider some basic nutritionally correct "facts," the ones we know so well we could repeat them in our sleep:
- Fat makes you fat.
- A big juicy steak is like a heart attack on a...