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Metabolical : the lure and the lies of processed food, nutrition, and modern medicine / Robert H. Lustig, MD, MSL.

Lustig, Robert H., (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063027718
  • ISBN: 0063027712
  • Physical Description: viii, 407 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperWave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I Debunking "modern medicine" -- "Treatment" is not "cure"--it's not even treatment -- "Modern medicine" treats symptoms, not disease -- Doctors need to "Unlearn" nutrition -- Dietitians lost their mind -- Dentist lost their way -- Because big pharma was their teacher -- Part II Debunking "Chronic disease" -- The "Diseases" that aren't diseases -- Checkpoints alpha, bravo, charlie: nutrient-sensing and chronic disease -- Assembling the clues to diagnose yourself -- Foodable, not druggable -- Part III Notes from the nutritional battlefield -- What does "Healthy" really mean? -- Nutrition "Unwrapped" -- Food in the time of Corona -- What and how adults eat -- What and how children and adolescents eat -- What and how fetuses, infants, and toddlers eat -- Part IV (Processed) food fight -- Food classifications -- Food adulterations -- Food subtractions -- Food additions -- Food addictions -- Food fraud -- Part V Where are the food police when you need them? -- The party line -- The USDA and the FDA don't kill people; rather they let them die -- Real food is good for the planet -- Real food is good for the wallet -- Un-processing our food supply -- The case for real food.
Summary, etc.:
"The NYT bestselling author of Fat Chance, Dr. Robert Lustig explains the eight pathologies that underlie all chronic disease, and how they are not 'druggable,' but how they are 'foodable'--meaning, medication can't cure what nutrition can--by following two basic principles: protect the liver and feed the gut"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Chronic diseases > Nutritional aspects.
Chronic diseases > Treatment.
Processed foods > Health aspects.
Chronic diseases > Nutritional aspects.
Chronic diseases > Treatment.
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine.
Genre: Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition - Diets.