Coffee Is Good for You

Coffee Is Good for You

From Vitamin C and Organic Foods to Low-carb and Detox Diets, the Truth About Diet and Nutrition Claims

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Penguin Putnam
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. Every day we are bombarded with come-ons for the latest diet, promises for "clinically proven" miracle ingredients, and warnings about contaminants in our favorite foods. It's enough to give anybody indigestion.

Packed with useful-and surprising-information, Coffee Is Good for You cuts through the clutter to reveal what's believable and what's not in a fun and easily digestible way.

You'll find out:

  • Locally grown produce isn't necessarily more healthful than fruits and vegetables from across the globe
  • Alcohol does cause breast cancer
  • You don't need eight glasses of water a day for good health
  • Milk isn't necessary for strong bones
  • Oatmeal really can lower cholesterol
  • Sea salt isn't more healthful than regular salt
  • Low-fat cookies may be worse for you than high-fat cheese



Random House, Inc.
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. Every day we are bombarded with come-ons for the latest diet, promises for "clinically proven" miracle ingredients, and warnings about contaminants in our favorite foods. It's enough to give anybody indigestion.

Packed with useful-and surprising-information, Coffee Is Good for You cuts through the clutter to reveal what's believable and what's not in a fun and easily digestible way.

You'll find out:

  • Locally grown produce isn't necessarily more healthful than fruits and vegetables from across the globe
  • Alcohol does cause breast cancer
  • You don't need eight glasses of water a day for good health
  • Milk isn't necessary for strong bones
  • Oatmeal really can lower cholesterol
  • Sea salt isn't more healthful than regular salt
  • Low-fat cookies may be worse for you than high-fat cheese



Baker & Taylor
Using a “truth scale” an award-winning medical journalist analyses and debunks popular health myths including milk being necessary for strong bones, how many glasses of water to drink a day and how alcohol can cause breast cancer. Original.

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& Taylor

"Every day we are bombarded with come-ons for the latest diet, promises for "clinically proven" miracle ingredients, and warnings about contaminants in our favorite foods. Packed with useful--and surprising--information, Coffee Is Good for You cuts through the clutter to reveal what's believable and what's not in a fun and easily digestible way. You'll find out: - Locally grown produce isn't necessarily more healthful than fruits and vegetables from across the globe - Alcohol does cause breast cancer - You don't need eight glasses of water a day for good health - Milk isn't necessary for strong bones - Oatmeal really can lower cholesterol - Sea salt isn't more healthful than regular salt - Low-fat cookies may be worse for you than high-fat cheese"--
An award-winning medical journalist uses a "truth scale" to analyze and debunk popular health myths, including milk being necessary for strong bones, how many glasses of water to drink per day, and alcohol's link to breast cancer.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, 2012
ISBN: 9780399537257
Characteristics: 212 p

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This book is always available in the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. - BB 200 D 2012

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