Big Fat Lies

Big Fat Lies

The Truth About your Weight and your Health

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Identifies a difference between dietary fat and body fat, and outlining the author's "20/20 program" for achieving health and metabolic fitness through twenty minutes of daily moderate exercise and a complex-carbohydrate eating plan. Reprint.

Perseus Publishing
In this authoritative, easy-to-read book, Glenn Gaesser, an exercise physiologist, challenges the conventional wisdom that excess body fat poses a danger to health. He explains that it is the fat in your diet ? not your weight ? that is harmful, and presents scientific evidence of the benefits of body fat. In addition, Gaesser presents a ?20/20 program” for achieving optimal health and metabolic fitness through 20 minutes of daily moderate exercise and a complex-carbohydrate eating plan. This edition includes a new introduction and updated research. ?Challenges the common beliefs that ?thin is best’ and ?weight loss improves health.’ ” ? Pat Lyons, author of Great Shape

& Taylor

Offers a plan for metabolic fitness while debunking height-weight tables, fat consumption, yo-yo dieting, exercise, and the relationship between health and obesity.

Publisher: Carlsbad, CA : Gürze, [2002]
Edition: Updated edition
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780936077420
Branch Call Number: 613.28 GAESS
Characteristics: 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes: Originally published by Ballantine Books, 1996


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