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Started reading why we get fat by gary taubes. seems unhealthy to eat so much protein. and knowledge about the books content or recommendations of another book about a healthy diet?

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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Avoid processed food: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and max 3-4 oz protein with each meal 5 hours apart.

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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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