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Politically Incorrect Nutrition: Finding Reality in the Mire of Food Industry Propaganda

Politically Incorrect Nutrition: Finding Reality in the Mire of Food Industry Propaganda

by Michael Barbee
     
 

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Did you know that some noncaloric artificial sweeteners can actually make you fat—or even kill you? Did you know that the overconsumption of certain soy products can upset your hormonal balance and lead to hypothyroidism? Most people didn’t, until now. Politically Incorrect Nutrition exposes many current and widely held beliefs foisted on both

Overview

Did you know that some noncaloric artificial sweeteners can actually make you fat—or even kill you? Did you know that the overconsumption of certain soy products can upset your hormonal balance and lead to hypothyroidism? Most people didn’t, until now. Politically Incorrect Nutrition exposes many current and widely held beliefs foisted on both consumers and health-care practitioners by well-oiled, agenda-driven food industry propaganda. It analyzes popular claims and reveals what, in fact, is healthy—and what is decidedly unhealthy—by exploring the most current and objective scientific data regarding good nutrition.

If you want to provide the best possible food for yourself and your family, or if you simply want to learn the truth behind the many food myths that are presented to us day after day, Politically Incorrect Nutrition is must reading.

Editorial Reviews

Author Attic - Megan Hopkins

" . . . a book that tackles common myths and misconceptions about what food is healthy and what is not . . . particularly harsh on fads and fashions . . . an excellent read."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781890612344
Publisher:
Square One Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

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Meet the Author

Michael Barbee, CDC, is an educator who has taught in private and public schools for thirty years. While specializing in the field of health and nutrition, he became a Certified Diet Counselor through the Institute for Educational Therapy in Cotati, California. Along with teaching, Mr. Barbee enjoys speaking to groups concerned with the relationship of diet to health and disease.

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