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Real food : what to eat and why
Planck, Nina
Adult Nonfiction TX360.U6 P63 2006

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1 - I Grow Up on Real Food, Lose My Way, and Come Home Againp. 1
First I Explain What Real Food Isp. 1
We Become Vegetable Farmers in Virginiap. 4
I Am Forced to Eat Homemade Foodp. 7
My Virtuous Diet Makes Me Plump and Grumpyp. 13
In London I Am Rescued by Farmers' Marketsp. 17
I Discover Weston Price and His Odd Notionsp. 23
Everywhere I Go, People Are Afraid of Real Foodp. 31
2 - Real Milk, Butter, and Cheesep. 39
I Am Nursed on the Perfect Foodp. 39
I Remember Milking Mabel the Cowp. 44
A Short History of Milkp. 49
I Reply to the Milk Criticsp. 53
Milk, Butter, Cholesterol, and Heart Diseasep. 60
Traditional and Industrial Milk Are Differentp. 67
I Describe the Virtues of Raw Milkp. 76
I Learn to Appreciate Proper Cheesep. 82
3 - Real Meatp. 87
Why Even Vegetable Farms Need Animalsp. 87
How Factory Farms Wreck the Natural Orderp. 91
Why Grass Is Best (and I Don't Mean for Tennis)p. 99
The Virtues of Beef, Pork, and Poultry Fatp. 105
I Try the Winston Churchill Dietp. 110
I Am Skeptical That Red Meat Causes Cancerp. 113
Buying and Cooking Real Meatp. 117
4 - Real Fishp. 122
How Our Brains Grew Fat on Fishp. 122
Life After Salmon: Obesity, Diabetes, and Heart Diseasep. 124
Are You Depressed? Try Eating More Fishp. 128
The Truth About Fish Farmingp. 131
5 - Real Fruit and Vegetablesp. 139
Why I Never Rebelled Against Vegetablesp. 139
What Is an Industrial Tomato?p. 146
I Learn How to Answer the Question: Are You Organic?p. 151
How to Eat More Vegetablesp. 157
6 - Real Fatsp. 163
Some Surprising Facts About Fatsp. 163
If You Have Only Two Minutes to Learn About Fats, Read Thisp. 167
How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Saturated Fatsp. 174
Please Butter Your Carrotsp. 180
Make Mine Extra-Virginp. 183
My Opinion of the Minor Vegetable Oilsp. 187
Coconut Oil Is Good for Youp. 190
7 - Industrial Fatsp. 196
How the Margarine Makers Outfoxed the Dairy Farmersp. 196
How Fake Butter Causes Heart Diseasep. 200
Why I Don't Eat Corn, Soybean, or Sunflower Oilp. 203
I Am Not Convinced by Canolap. 207
8 - Other Real Foodsp. 210
The Abominable Egg White Omeletp. 210
Whole Grains and Real Breadp. 215
Traditional and Industrial Soy Are Differentp. 225
I Explain the Difference Between Good Salt and Badp. 234
Chocolate: The Darker the Betterp. 238
9 - Beyond Cholesterolp. 245
What Is Cholesterol?p. 245
How Cholesterol Became the Villainp. 249
The Cholesterol Skepticsp. 253
Diet First, Then Medicationp. 258
A Disease of Deficiencyp. 262
10 - The Omnivore's Dilemmap. 269
Where to Find Real Foodp. 276
Further Reading and Resourcesp. 283
Notesp. 290
Glossaryp. 306
Bibliographyp. 316
Appreciationp. 322
Indexp. 323


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