By Glen Merzer, Pamela A. Popper

Contains recipes from Chef Del Sroufe, writer of the bestselling Forks Over Knives-The Cookbook and higher Than Vegan

Nearly 1/2 americans take at the very least one prescription drugs, with virtually 1 / 4 taking 3 or extra, as ailments resembling diabetes, weight problems, and dementia develop extra generic than ever. the matter with medicating universal diseases, reminiscent of hypertension or increased ldl cholesterol, is that medications deal with symptoms-and may also increase try out results-without addressing the reason: diet.

Overmedicated, overfed, and malnourished, such a lot american citizens fail to achieve the reply to reduce affliction charges doesn't lie in additional tablets yet within the meals we eat.With loads deceptive dietary info considered as universal wisdom, from “everything in moderation" to “avoid carbs," the typical American is ill-equipped to acknowledge the lethal strength of plentiful, affordable, dangerous meals innovations that not just provide no dietary advantages yet really bring about disease.

In nutrients Over medication, Pamela A. Popper, PhD, ND, and Glen Merzer invite the reader right into a dialog in regards to the dire country of yank health—the results of negative meals offerings stemming from meals politics and scientific incorrect information. yet, extra vital, they proportion the most important to getting and staying fit for life.

Backed by means of a number of clinical reviews, nutrition Over medication information how nutritional offerings both construct health and wellbeing or ruin it. foodstuff Over medication unearths the facility and perform of optimum meals in an available manner.

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In the West, in contrast, the majority of energy is provided by meat, milk, and dairy products, and added sugar and fats. The fact that energy in Western diets is provided primarily by animal products and highly processed foods has some consequences. First, as discussed above, the bination of energy-dense, palatable diets in combination with general lack of energy expenditure may contribute to energy imbalances and high prevalences of obesity. In addition, such diets tend to be low in pctentially beneficial compounds, such as fiber and micronutrients which are considered in the following sections.

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