How Our Obsession With Meat Is Killing Us and What We Can Do About It

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"An acclaimed surgeon specializing in weight loss delivers a paradigm-shifting examination of the diet and health industry's focus on protein, explaining why it is detrimental to our health, and can prevent us from losing weight. Whether you are seeing a doctor, nutritionist, or a trainer, all of them advise to eat more protein. Foods, drinks, and supplements are loaded with extra protein. Many people use protein for weight control, to gain or lose pounds, while others believe it gives them more energy and is essential for a longer, healthier life. Now, Dr. Garth Davis, an expert in weight loss asks, "Is all this protein making us healthier? "The answer, he emphatically argues, is NO. Too much protein is actually making us sick, fat, and tired, according to Dr. Davis. If you are getting adequate calories in your diet, there is no such thing as protein deficiency. The healthiest countries in the world eat far less protein than we do and yet we have an entire nation on a protein binge getting sicker by the day.As a surgeon treating obese patients, Dr. Davis was frustrated by the ever-increasing number of sick and overweight patients, but it wasn't until his own health scare that he realized he could do something about it. Combining cutting-edge research, with his hands-on patient experience and his years dedicated to analyzing studies of the world's longest-lived populations, this explosive, groundbreaking book reveals the truth about the dangers of protein and shares a proven approach to weight loss, health, and longevity"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2016
Edition: First HarperCollins paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780062279316
Branch Call Number: 613.282 DAV


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Mar 14, 2017

Thoroughly researched and presented. This book is just what I needed to recover my health.

Jan 25, 2016

A fabulous book! Up to date and useful information/motivation for becoming a vegan! I might buy this book as a reference.

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