Eat Fat, Get Thin: Why the Fat We Eat Is the Key to Sustained Weight Loss and Vibrant Health

Eat Fat, Get Thin: Why the Fat We Eat Is the Key to Sustained Weight Loss and Vibrant Health

by Mark Hyman MD


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A revolutionary diet program based on the latest science showing the importance of fat in weight loss and overall health, from #1 bestselling author Dr. Mark Hyman.

Many of us have long been told that fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and generally erodes our health. Now a growing body of research is debunking our fat-phobia, revealing the immense health and weight-loss benefits of a high-fat diet rich in eggs, nuts, oils, avocados, and other delicious superfoods.

In his new book, bestselling author Dr. Mark Hyman introduces a new weight-loss and healthy living program based on the latest science and explains how to Eat Fat, Get Thin, and achieve optimum wellness along the way. Offering practical tools, meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists, as well as step-by-step, easy-to-follow advice, Eat Fat, Get Thin is the cutting edge way to lose weight, prevent disease, and feel your best.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316338837
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 02/23/2016
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 160,698
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Mark Hyman, MD, is the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine and founder and medical director of The UltraWellness Center. He is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet, The Blood Sugar Solution, The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook, UltrametabolismThe Ultramind SolutionThe Ultrasimple Diet, and coauthor of The Daniel Plan and Ultraprevention.

Table of Contents

Introduction 3

Part I How Did We Get Into This Big, Fat Mess?

1 The Demonization of Fat 13

2 Fleshing Out Our Fear of Fat 25

Part II Separating Fat From Fiction

3 Eating Fat Does Not Make You Fat! 55

4 The Skinny on Fats 68

5 The Surprising Truth About Fat and Heart Disease 88

6 Vegetable Oils - A Slippery Subject 117

7 Meat - Doesn't It Cause Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes? 127

8 Controversial Foods-What's Good, What's Bad? 143

9 The Bonus Benefits - Fat Makes You Smart, Sexy, and Happy 160

Part III The Eat Fat, Get Thin Plan

10 What Should I Eat? 171

11 About the Program 184

12 Stage 1: Lay the Foundation 188

13 Stage 2: The Eat Fat, Get Thin Plan 212

14 Stage 3: Your Transition Plan 236

Part IV Eat Fat, Get Thin Cooking and Recipes

15 Simple, Healthy Cooking 101 249

16 The Recipes 263

Acknowledgments 341

Resources 345

Notes 351

Index 373

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