Food for Life: The New Science of Eating Well, by the #1 bestselling author of SPOON-FED

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Food for Life: The New Science of Eating Well, by the #1 bestselling author of SPOON-FED

Food for Life: The New Science of Eating Well, by the #1 bestselling author of SPOON-FED

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Food for Life’ by Tim Spector offers a refreshing and informative perspective on nutrition and its relationship with our health and the environment. Empowering, practical, wide-ranging and filled with intriguing insights, Food for Life is nothing less than a new approach to how to eat - for our health and the health of the planet.

Food is our greatest ally for good health, but the question of what to eat in the age of ultra-processed food has never seemed so complicated. This is not intended to be a full statement of all your rights under the Distance Selling Regulations. With a focus on cutting-edge science and honoured with an OBE for his impactful work in fighting Covid-19, Tim stands at the forefront of his field.His 2015 book The Diet Myth popularised the idea that each of us has a unique and constantly changing gut microbiome that is crucial to our health. This feature allows quick access to specific information about different foods, their nutritional content, and other relevant details. g. walnuts) have high levels of ALA which can be converted by the body into EPA and DHA the converted amounts are very small indeed. Much of the current advice about food and nutrition is dangerously inaccurate, misleading and often downright wrong.

The book does not stress enough the importance of exercise after a meal which significantly reduces the intensity of these sugar spikes. Food for Life is a thought provoking book on all aspects of our eating lives from nutrition to environmental consequences of our choices.

Food for Life’ empowers readers with practical guidance on how to eat for our own health and the well-being of the planet.

Readers can easily navigate through different chapters and sections, finding the information they need without having to read the entire book from start to finish.g. fish, good supplements) daily for at least 12 weeks to get to an optimal level for reduced risk of chronic disease, most notably cardiovascular disease. This paper shows the optimal amount of whole grains, refined grains, vegetables, fruit, nuts, legumes, eggs, dairy and fish per day. Ok, I agree pesticides are not ideal however "Organic" does not equal no pesticides - it just means certain pesticides are not used. A must-read for anyone who wants to make their body, mind and the world better places in which they reside. author of The Diet Myth, Spoon-Fed and Food for Life and scientific co-founder of ZOE, the nutrition science company.

Reference material: The book includes an appendix of food tables, serving as a valuable reference for readers. Taking a wide-angle lens on everything from environmental impact and food fraud to allergies and deceptive labelling, Spector shows us the many wondrous and surprising properties of everyday foods, which scientists are only just beginning to understand. The organisation of the book is user-friendly, allowing readers to easily find information about specific foods or food groups.Reducing meat consumption can be good for our health as studies have shown that there is an increased risk of heart disease from eating red meat (though less than previously thought), which increases the more portions you eat. Ich lese gerne über Ernährung und habe mich nur mit Mühe durchgequält, weil der Autor theoretisch einen guten Ruf genießt.

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