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Low-fat lies, high-fat frauds, and the healthiest diet in the world
Vigilante, Kevin.
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Washington, DC : LifeLine Press ; Lanham, MD : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, [1999]

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x, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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RA784 .V54 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Extensive research shows that high triglyceride levels--elevated by very low-fat diets--have been associated with health risks, including heart disease. This book shows how to be healthy and lose weight, without resorting to diet that is too low in fat. 50 recipes.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Part 1 Low-Fat Lies and High-Fat Frauds
1 A Matter of Life and Deathp. 3
2 Why Low-Fat Diets Don't Workp. 19
3 Diets That Do Workp. 35
4 Cancer, Fat, and Low-Fat Dietsp. 41
5 Can Low-Fat Diets Worsen Your Cholesterol?p. 65
6 The Danger Your Doctor Doesn't Talk Aboutp. 77
7 Low-Fat Diets and the Silent Killerp. 87
8 Dean Ornish: King of the Fat Phobesp. 95
9 The High-Fat Fraudp. 109
10 Eat Fast Food, Die Younger, Leave an Obese Corpsep. 125
11 Fraud Foodsp. 131
Part 2 Good News from the Mediterranean
12 The Healthiest Diet in the Worldp. 141
13 Nature's Healthiest Oilp. 157
14 The Truth about Winep. 169
Part 3 Applying the Mediterranean Diet to Your Life
15 Seven Characteristics of an Effective Dietp. 187
16 Making the Healthiest Diet Your Dietp. 195
17 Losing Weight on the Mediterranean Dietp. 227
18 Walk Like an Italianp. 239
19 Mediterranean Recipes from American Restaurantsp. 251
20 The Mediterranean Alternative Medicine Chestp. 291
Referencesp. 299
Indexp. 329