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by Connie Leas
Fat: It’s Not What You Think is a valuable health resource presented in an accessible, entertaining format.
Here is a refreshing antidote to the misleading hype surrounding the topic of fat — both the fat we eat and the fat we carry around. By explaining its biology and sharing the latest research, Connie Leas convincingly frees fat from its bad reputation. For example, she discusses how our much-maligned fatty tissue plays a critical role in maintaining health. Among other vital functions, it stores energy, produces hormones, builds cell membranes, bolsters immunity, and insulates our vital organs. The author also explains often-confusing terms such as triglycerides, polyunsaturated, omega-3, and trans-fat that are tossed around in the media, but which few people really understand. Having spent years researching this subject, Leas has transformed technical material from scientific research into a lively work of popular appeal. Chock full of useful — and sometimes startling — information,
Diets & Weight Loss
Prometheus Books (April 3, 2008)
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