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Food Isn’t Medicine

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Some only have one shelf in a refrigerator, others have a benchtop kitchen only and some might only have a kettle, microwave or sandwich press. One study suggests that a modified Mediterranean diet can reduce pain, fatigue, and discomfort in persons with lipoedema, a condition where there is an abnormal accumulation of fat in the lower extremities.

Food Isn't Medicine wades through nutritional science (both good and bad) to demystify the common diet myths that many of us believe without questioning. He approaches every topic with evidence, rationality and empathy and his presence on the internet is much needed. He wades through nutritional science and dissects every popular diet and debunks a lot of diet myths explaining why so much nutrition and diet advice is based on inaccuracies, bad science or just straight up lies.We at Penguin Random House Australia acknowledge that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are the Traditional Custodians and the first storytellers of the lands on which we live and work.

I think this book takes IE a step further and addresses what's untrue, unhealthy and harmful about common diet beliefs. But Johnson explains that it can also bring relief in that you can stop blaming yourself for your health problems or micromanaging your eating habits in the name of disease prevention.Nearly all of the discussions are about "weight loss" without distinguishing "fat loss" as a different thing. Within healthcare itself, healthy food and honestly just healthy physical activity does not get anywhere near enough attention it should get.

Collin Campbell, Alan Goldhamer, Joel Khan, Michael Klaper, Pamila Popper, Michael Gregory, Grant Davis, Coldwell Esselstyn, Ruby Lathon, John McDougall, Milton Mills, Kim Williams, Michelle McMaKen all PhD's and published authors are all spreading lies stating that a whole food plant based diet and avoiding meat, milk and dairy is the true and only healthy way to live, The science is very solid to support this! In other cases, long-term dietary changes can help someone manage a chronic (long-term and often lifelong) condition.

The fact that disease can (and almost certainly will) occur no matter what you do might be a tough pill to swallow.

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