30. Approach AND Guidelines with a Healthy Dose of Doubt

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the ADA) is sponsored by processed-food corporations and staffed by former food-company execs. Their pro-processed-food advice is often colored by that, and their calorie-counting obsessions are profoundly counterproductive.


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We’re living in a society that is wired up to make us sick, overweight, depressed and stressed out.We can change this mixed-up reality.We can reclaim our well-being and create a better, more blissful world.




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Milk: A Global and Local History

A cultural history of milk.




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“How to Save a Trillion Dollars”

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The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils, and Cholesterol

This book presents a thorough, in-depth, and understandable look at the world of lipids.




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“In Diabetes Fight, Raising Cash and Keeping Trust”

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The Food Revolution

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Experience Life magazine

Our big sister site offers well-researched, no-nonsense articles on whole-life wellness, such as fitness, healthy eating and life wisdom.




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Kathie Swift, MS, RD, LDN

The website and blog of Kathie Swift, MS, leading integrative nutrition practitioner.




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Gary Taubes

New York Times science writer and author of several books who gained prominence in the low-carb diet debate.




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The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale

A nonprofit research and public policy organization devoted to improving the world’s diet, preventing obesity and reducing weight stigma.




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“Farmer in Chief”

An open letter to President Obama describing the connection between food, agriculture, trade, energy and foreign policies, and calling for a new food agenda.




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