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A Fat Lot of Good

A Fat Lot of Good

How the Experts Got Food and Diet So Wrong and What You Can Do to Take Back Control of Your Health

By Dr Peter Brukner

Paperback / softback | ISBN 9780143787730

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Outsmart bad health advice and make simple changes for long-lasting energy, weight loss and wellbeing.

A Doctor's Self-Discovery
Like most doctors, Peter Brukner was trained to believe that drugs and surgery are the answers to all medical problems - including the epidemics of obesity, diabetes and other 'modern illnesses' that are threatening our healthcare system and the life expectancy of future generations.

For years he was dismissive of any 'alternative' diets or lifestyle changes.

Results that Speak for Themselves
Facing the double threat of obesity and diabetes himself, his research led to a shocking realisation that overturned a lot of the medical 'truth' he'd taken for granted- our dietary guidelines and food pyramid have no scientific basis.

So he switched to a low-carb, healthy-fat lifestyle ... and dropped 13 kilos, lowered his insulin levels and drastically improved his liver function in just three months.

Your Toolkit for Change
Full of insightful chapters and practical tips, A Fat Lot of Good equips you with the knowledge and tools you need to reclaim your health and redefine your relationship with food, exercise, and lifestyle.

> The Real Culprits- Why we're all getting fatter and less healthy
> Nutritional Basics- The lowdown on carbs, fats, and proteins
> Debunking Health Myths- A critical look at fat, sugar, cholesterol, calories, and salt
> Gut Instincts- What you need to know about insulin, inflammation and the gut microbiome
> The Golden Rules- Dr Brukner's Five Golden Rules for a healthy lifestyle
> Label Literacy- Tips on reading food labels, making smart choices and buying real food on a budget

The Ultimate Guide to a Healthier You
Not just a diet plan, but a holistic approach to living. This book offers advice on getting the right levels of exercise, sleep, and sun to boost your health and includes a selection of simple low-carb, healthy fat recipes to get you started.

Packed full of the latest research, A Fat Lot of Good is the complete toolkit for building the healthy lifestyle that's right for you.

All author proceeds donated to SugarByHalf.

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BOOK DETAILS

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9780143787730
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Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia
Number of pages: 368
Width (mm): 154
Height (mm): 233
Depth (mm): 30

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