Everywhere we turn, someone is preaching the “One True Way” to eat for maximum health. Paleo Diet advocates tell us that all foods less than 12,000 years old are the enemy. Low-carb gurus demonize carbs, then there are the low-fat prophets. But they agree on one thing: there is only one true way to eat for maximum health. The first clue that that is a fallacy is the sheer variety of diets advocated. Indeed, while all of these competing views claim to be backed by “science,” a good look at actual nutritional science itself suggests that it is impossible to identify a single best way to eat. Fitzgerald advocates an agnostic, rational approach to eating habits, based on one's own habits, lifestyle, and genetics/body type. Many professional athletes already practice this “Good Enough” diet, and now we can too and ditch the brainwashing of these diet cults for good.
Packed with plans for short, long, ultraendurance, and multiday events, Endurance Sports Nutrition, Third Edition, focuses on the nutrition needs of endurance athletes, including runners, cyclists, open-water swimmers, and triathletes. Included are strategies that top endurance athletes have used to reach the pinnacle of success in their sports.
Drawing on her years of experience as a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Holli Thompson helps you discover what nutritional style - from Healthy Omnivore to Flexible Vegetarian to Modern Vegan - is ideal for your personal nutrition. Her flexible, seasonal approach to eating helps you modify your diet to support your health and lifestyle throughout the year.
Learn to prepare foods that promote optimal health, prevent disease, and energize the body. With over 300 delicious, nourishing recipes, readers will discover amazing, new ways to cook whole grains, fish, poultry, meat and veggies.
Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition is considered the authoritative reference on how to adopt a plant-based diet. Fully revised and updated, this new edition of a seminal classic offers recommendations from top nutrition researchers on areas of particular concern to vegans.
This fun book about competitive eating contests teaches readers about the digestive system.