pular para conteúdo
Good calories, bad calories : challenging the conventional wisdom on diet, weight control, and disease Ver prévia deste item
FecharVer prévia deste item
Checando...

Good calories, bad calories : challenging the conventional wisdom on diet, weight control, and disease

Autor: Gary Taubes
Editora: New York : Knopf, 2007. ©2007
Edição/Formato   Imprimir livro : Inglês : Ist editionVer todas as edições e formatos
Resumo:
In this groundbreaking book, the result of seven years of research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health, award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong. For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet
Classificação:

baseado em 2 classificação(ões) 1 com uma crítica

Assuntos
Mais como este

Encontrar uma cópia na biblioteca

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Encontrando bibliotecas que possuem este item...

Detalhes

Tipo de Material: Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento Livro, Recursos de internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Gary Taubes
ISBN: 1400040787 9781400040780
Número OCLC: 85018670
Notas: "Borzoi book."
Descrição: xxv, 601 pages ; 24 cm
Conteúdos: Prologue : A brief history of Banting --
Part one. The fat-cholesterol hypothesis --
1. The Eisenhower paradox --
2. The inadequacy of lesser evidence --
3. Creation of consensus --
4. The greater good --
Part two. The carbohydrate hypothesis --
5. Diseases of civilization --
6. Diabetes and the carbohydrate hypothesis --
7. Fiber --
8. The science of the carbohydrate hypothesis --
9. Triglycerides and the complications of cholesterol --
10. The role of insulin --
11. The significance of diabetes --
12. Sugar --
13. Dementia, cancer, and aging --
Part three. Obesity and the regulation of weight --
14. The mythology of obesity --
15. Hunger --
16. Paradoxes --
17. Conservation of energy --
18. Fattening diets --
19. Reducing diets --
20. Unconventional diets --
21. The carbohydrate hypothesis, 1 : fat metabolism --
22. The carbohydrate hypothesis, 2 : insulin --
23. The fattening carbohydrate disappears --
24. The carbohydrate hypothesis, 3 : hunger and satiety --
Epilogue.
Responsabilidade: Gary Taubes.
Mais informações

Resumo:

In this groundbreaking book, the result of seven years of research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health, award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong. For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet with more and more people acting on this advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues persuasively that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates (white flour, sugar, easily digested starches) via their dramatic effect on insulin, the hormone that regulates fat accumulation and that the key to good health is the kind of calories we take in, not the number. There are good calories, and bad ones. Taubes traces how the common assumption that carbohydrates are fattening was abandoned in the 1960s when fat and cholesterol were blamed for heart disease and then wrongly were seen as the causes of a host of other maladies, including cancer. He shows us how these unproven hypotheses were emphatically embraced by authorities in nutrition, public health, and clinical medicine, in spite of how well-conceived clinical trials have consistently refuted them. He also documents the dietary trials of carbohydrate-restriction, which consistently show that the fewer carbohydrates we consume, the leaner we will be. With precise references to the most significant existing clinical studies, he convinces us that there is no compelling scientific evidence demonstrating that saturated fat and cholesterol cause heart disease, that salt causes high blood pressure, and that fiber is a necessary part of a healthy diet. Based on the evidence that does exist, he leads us to conclude that the only healthy way to lose weight and remain lean is to eat fewer carbohydrates or to change the type of the carbohydrates we do eat, and, for some of us, perhaps to eat virtually none at all. Good Calories, Bad Calories is a tour de force of scientific investigation certain to redefine the ongoing debate about the foods we eat and their effects on our health. - Publisher.

Not another diet book: After seven years of research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health, science writer Taubes shows that almost everything we believe about a healthy diet is wrong. We are taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more--yet we see unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues persuasively that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates, via their dramatic effect on insulin, and that the key to good health is the kind of calories we take in, not the number. He also argues that there is no compelling scientific evidence that saturated fat and cholesterol cause heart disease. Based on the evidence, he concludes that the only healthy way to remain lean is to eat fewer carbohydrates or to change the type of carbohydrates we eat.--From publisher description.

Notas:

por lerche (Usuário WorldCat em 2008-07-10)

613.2 Taub 2007

Críticas

Críticas contribuídas por usuários

Críticas de Usuários WorldCat (1)

Dense but worth the read

por BklynGirl (Usuário WorldCat publicado 2008-09-24) Excelente Permalink

Gary Taubes does careful research to debuke myths about dietary fat, carbohydrates and cholesterol as they relate to weight, diabetes and heart disease.  He gives interesting insight into the stubborn way that health scientists have clung to some dangerous myths without attempting to verify them...
Ler mais...  Ler mais...

  • 1 de 1 as pessoas acharam que esta crítica ajuda. Ela ajudou você? 
  •   
Recuperando críticas GoodReas...
Recuperando comentários DOGObooks

Etiquetas

Etiquetas de todos os usuários (7)

Ver as etiquetas mais populares como: lista de etiquetas | nuvem de etiquetas

Confirmar esta solicitação

Você já pode ter solicitado este item. Por favor, selecione Ok se gostaria de proceder com esta solicitação de qualquer forma.

Dados Ligados


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/85018670> # Good calories, bad calories : challenging the conventional wisdom on diet, weight control, and disease
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "85018670" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1173454> ; # Weight loss
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/regimes_hypoglucidiques> ; # Régimes hypoglucidiques
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/846772> ; # Carbohydrates, Refined--Physiological effect
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/carbohydrates_refined_physiological_effect> ; # Carbohydrates, Refined--Physiological effect
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/regimes_amaigrissants> ; # Régimes amaigrissants
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/613.283/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/perte_de_poids> ; # Perte de poids
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/diet_reducing> ; # Diet, Reducing
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1042325> ; # Nutritionally induced diseases
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1092289> ; # Reducing diets
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85020085> ; # Carbohydrates, Refined--Physiological effect
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/glucides_raffines_effets_physiologiques> ; # Glucides raffinés--Effets physiologiques
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1003193> ; # Low-carbohydrate diet
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/dietary_carbohydrates> ; # Dietary Carbohydrates
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/weight_loss> ; # Weight Loss
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/diet_carbohydrate_restricted> ; # Diet, Carbohydrate-Restricted
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/maladies_d_origine_nutritionnelle> ; # Maladies d'origine nutritionnelle
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/50676378> ; # Gary Taubes
    schema:bookEdition "Ist edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2007" ;
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "Not another diet book: After seven years of research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health, science writer Taubes shows that almost everything we believe about a healthy diet is wrong. We are taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more--yet we see unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues persuasively that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates, via their dramatic effect on insulin, and that the key to good health is the kind of calories we take in, not the number. He also argues that there is no compelling scientific evidence that saturated fat and cholesterol cause heart disease. Based on the evidence, he concludes that the only healthy way to remain lean is to eat fewer carbohydrates or to change the type of carbohydrates we eat.--From publisher description."@en ;
    schema:description "Prologue : A brief history of Banting -- Part one. The fat-cholesterol hypothesis -- 1. The Eisenhower paradox -- 2. The inadequacy of lesser evidence -- 3. Creation of consensus -- 4. The greater good -- Part two. The carbohydrate hypothesis -- 5. Diseases of civilization -- 6. Diabetes and the carbohydrate hypothesis -- 7. Fiber -- 8. The science of the carbohydrate hypothesis -- 9. Triglycerides and the complications of cholesterol -- 10. The role of insulin -- 11. The significance of diabetes -- 12. Sugar -- 13. Dementia, cancer, and aging -- Part three. Obesity and the regulation of weight -- 14. The mythology of obesity -- 15. Hunger -- 16. Paradoxes -- 17. Conservation of energy -- 18. Fattening diets -- 19. Reducing diets -- 20. Unconventional diets -- 21. The carbohydrate hypothesis, 1 : fat metabolism -- 22. The carbohydrate hypothesis, 2 : insulin -- 23. The fattening carbohydrate disappears -- 24. The carbohydrate hypothesis, 3 : hunger and satiety -- Epilogue."@en ;
    schema:description "In this groundbreaking book, the result of seven years of research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health, award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong. For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet with more and more people acting on this advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues persuasively that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates (white flour, sugar, easily digested starches) via their dramatic effect on insulin, the hormone that regulates fat accumulation and that the key to good health is the kind of calories we take in, not the number. There are good calories, and bad ones. Taubes traces how the common assumption that carbohydrates are fattening was abandoned in the 1960s when fat and cholesterol were blamed for heart disease and then wrongly were seen as the causes of a host of other maladies, including cancer. He shows us how these unproven hypotheses were emphatically embraced by authorities in nutrition, public health, and clinical medicine, in spite of how well-conceived clinical trials have consistently refuted them. He also documents the dietary trials of carbohydrate-restriction, which consistently show that the fewer carbohydrates we consume, the leaner we will be. With precise references to the most significant existing clinical studies, he convinces us that there is no compelling scientific evidence demonstrating that saturated fat and cholesterol cause heart disease, that salt causes high blood pressure, and that fiber is a necessary part of a healthy diet. Based on the evidence that does exist, he leads us to conclude that the only healthy way to lose weight and remain lean is to eat fewer carbohydrates or to change the type of the carbohydrates we do eat, and, for some of us, perhaps to eat virtually none at all. Good Calories, Bad Calories is a tour de force of scientific investigation certain to redefine the ongoing debate about the foods we eat and their effects on our health. - Publisher."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/853678900> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Good calories, bad calories : challenging the conventional wisdom on diet, weight control, and disease"@en ;
    schema:productID "85018670" ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0711/2007006794.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400040780> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/85018670> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/carbohydrates_refined_physiological_effect> # Carbohydrates, Refined--Physiological effect
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Carbohydrates, Refined--Physiological effect"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/diet_carbohydrate_restricted> # Diet, Carbohydrate-Restricted
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Diet, Carbohydrate-Restricted"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/dietary_carbohydrates> # Dietary Carbohydrates
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Dietary Carbohydrates"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/glucides_raffines_effets_physiologiques> # Glucides raffinés--Effets physiologiques
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Glucides raffinés--Effets physiologiques"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/maladies_d_origine_nutritionnelle> # Maladies d'origine nutritionnelle
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Maladies d'origine nutritionnelle"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/regimes_amaigrissants> # Régimes amaigrissants
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Régimes amaigrissants"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/853678900#Topic/regimes_hypoglucidiques> # Régimes hypoglucidiques
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Régimes hypoglucidiques"@fr ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85020085> # Carbohydrates, Refined--Physiological effect
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Carbohydrates, Refined--Physiological effect"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1003193> # Low-carbohydrate diet
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Low-carbohydrate diet"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1042325> # Nutritionally induced diseases
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Nutritionally induced diseases"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1092289> # Reducing diets
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Reducing diets"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1173454> # Weight loss
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Weight loss"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/846772> # Carbohydrates, Refined--Physiological effect
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Carbohydrates, Refined--Physiological effect"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/50676378> # Gary Taubes
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Taubes" ;
    schema:givenName "Gary" ;
    schema:name "Gary Taubes" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400040780>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1400040787" ;
    schema:isbn "9781400040780" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/85018670>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/85018670> ; # Good calories, bad calories : challenging the conventional wisdom on diet, weight control, and disease
    schema:dateModified "2018-05-01" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Fechar Janela

Por favor, conecte-se ao WorldCat 

Não tem uma conta? Você pode facilmente criar uma conta gratuita.