Best nonfiction book: Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes
Why Good Calories, Bad Calories is one of the best nonfiction books out there:
Gary Taubes is a pretty awesome scientist-rebel. It’s fun reading good evidence that the establishment (including the government) is wrong.
What you’ll get out of Good Calories, Bad Calories
that truly makes it worth reading:
Taubes handily disproves at least the following:
• The fat-cholesterol hypothesis (the idea that dietary fat raises cholesterol levels in the body);
• The calorie hypothesis (the idea that we can control our weight by counting calories); and, most significantly,
• The pro-carbohydrate hypothesis (the idea that a diet high in the right carbs is good for you).
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