Diet Myths BUSTED: Food Facts, Not Nutrition Fiction
Ann A. Rosenstein
Trade Paper, 312 pages
Published by Idyll Arbor
Publication date: 2011
ISBN: 9781882883837
Available as an e-book on Smashwords
e-ISBN 9781611580204

Every day we are bombarded with so much information and misinformation about our diets that we don't know what to think. More and more "quick fixes" are introduced, often contradicting what was said just a year or two ago.

In this book Ann Rosenstein offers the best available information. She is not suggesting a particular diet or kind of exercise. She's simply giving you the information you need to make healthy choices for yourself.

This is just what you need to make sense of what you eat and what you serve your family. Clear, concise, and accurate. What more could you ask for?

Reviewers say

"Healthy eating is a way of life! Ann informs, educates, and motivates in Diet Myths Busted. Solid information to empower you to take control of your food choices and better understand how to feed yourself and your family."
Chris Freytag national fitness expert, author, and trainer

"Finally a book that lays out real facts and gives us a way to manage our diet and control our weight."
Dr. Robert P. Miller, MD, Park Nicollet Clinic, Bloomington, MN

"Ann is a true fitness professional who understands diet, nutrition, and fitness. I really love this book!"
Phil Hoffland, ACE Presenter, Fitness Instructor, owner of Runner's Gate Running Store, Lakeville, MN


Introduction 1
1. The Gender Myth 9
2. Dieting 12
3. The Deadly Triad of Denial 18
4. Types of Denial 23
5. Metabolism 46
6. Macronutrients 57
7. Carbohydrates 62
8. Protein 74
9. Fats 79
10. Water 93
11. Soda Pop 100
12. Coffee, Tea, And Caffeine 110
13. Alcohol 122
14. Cholesterol -- A Necessary Fat 133
15. Hormones that Affect Our Eating 145
16. High-Protein and Low-Carbohydrate Diets 150
17. Sugar and Sugar Substitutes 160
18. Salads 170
19. Seafood 176
20. Energy And Food Replacement Bars and Energy Drinks 185
21. Nutrition and Sex 197
22. Pregnancy and Nutrition 208
23. Feeding Babies And Children 213
24. Detoxifying 224
25. Organic, Conventional and Local foods 233
26. The Food Industries 248
27. Good Foods Gone Bad 251
28. Supplements 256
29. Super Foods 260
30. Meal Planning 265
Conclusion 270
Notes 273
Glossary 277
Bibliography 283
Index 287

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