This exhaustive presentation of the findings from the China Study conclusively demonstrates the link between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Referred to as the "Grand Prix of epidemiology" by The New York Times, this study ...
examines more than 350 variables of health and nutrition with surveys from 6,500 adults in more than 2,500 counties across China and Taiwan. While revealing that proper nutrition can have a dramatic effect on reducing and reversing these ailments as well as curbing obesity, this text calls into question the practices of many of the current dietary programs, such as the Atkins diet, enjoying widespread popularity in the West. The impact of the politics of nutrition and the efforts of special interest groups in the creation and dissemination of public information on nutrition are also discussed.
小弟之前介紹的好書In Defense of Food: An Eater’s小弟之前介紹的好書In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto（〈我們到底要吃什麼？（上）〉和〈我們到底要吃什麼？（下）〉），上個月初正好出版了中譯本《食物無罪：揭穿營養學神話，找回吃的樂趣！》（曾育慧譯，平安文化出版）。</p><p>關於到底要吃什麼，該怎麼吃，在美國可是非常大的問題。在Amazon.com的百大暢銷書排行榜中，和吃的問題有關的書（非食譜），就多達九本（上個月曾有一度多達15本哦）！列一下書名，大家大致可一窺美國人的飲食文化到底出了什麼問題：</p><p>The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite</p><p>In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto</p><p>The Metabolism Miracle: 3 Easy Steps to Regain Control of Your Weight... Permanently</p><p>The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals</p><p>Cook Yourself Thin: Skinny Meals You Can Make in Minutes</p><p>Eat This Not That! Supermarket Survival Guide: The No-Diet Weight Loss Solution</p><p>Eat This, Not That! Thousands of Simple Food Swaps that Can Save You 10, 20, 30 Pounds--or More!</p><p>Master Your Metabolism: The 3 Diet Secrets to Naturally Balancing Your Hormones for a Hot and Healthy Body!</p><p>The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-term Health</p><p>閱讀全文：