The Skinny on Fats was written to educate you about the importance of consuming good sources of dietary fats. This book will teach you why we need fats and why we can’t live without them. We will also show you that the reliance on a high-carbohydrate, low-fat diet is the root cause of the obesity and chronic illness epidemic that we are facing. It’s time for new dietary advice. This book will provide you with all the newest information about dietary fats and teach you why fat can actually help you lose those unwanted pounds and be healthy!
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Fat Paradigm
Chapter 2: Facts About Fats
Chapter 3: Got Fat?
Chapter 4: Fat: The Good
Chapter 5: Fat: The Bad and Ugly
Chapter 6: Cholesterol…Friend or Foe?
Chapter 7: Low Fat = High Carb
Chapter 8: Eat Fat… and Get Skinny
Chapter 9: Your Brain on Fat
Chapter 10: Fats and Children
Chapter 11: How to Cook with Fats and How to Store Them
Chapter 12: Recipes
Know Your Fats Quick Reference Guide
Coconut Oil Quick Reference Guide
5 Steps to Optimal Health with Good Fats
Appendix A: Glycemic Index of Carbohydrates
Appendix B: Other Resources
About the Authors
“Brownstein and Shenefelt challenge the dietary misinformation of our age – that cholesterol and animal fats are bad for us – in this well organized and easy to understand book. ‘The Skinny on Fats’ will enlighten and educate, and will help you overcome your fear of good fats like butter, cream, egg yolks and lard. Highly recommended.”
~ Sally Fallon Morell, President, The Weston A. Price Foundation