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Food Sanity: How to Eat in a World of Fads and Fiction

By: Dr. David Friedman,Harvey Diamond
Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
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Summary

During his 28 years as a holistic practitioner and health expert on syndicated TV and radio, Dr. David Friedman has interviewed hundreds of world-renowned doctors and best-selling authors. From proponents of a vegan, paleo, mediterranean diet to a gluten-free and low-carb diet, the opinions are as different as night and day.

After becoming frustrated with all the conflicting research and opinions, Dr. Friedman wrote Food Sanity, which explores all the fads, facts, and fiction. Using a common science meets commonsense approach, this groundbreaking book finally answers the big question: What the heck are we supposed to eat?

Listeners will discover never-before-heard nutritional and dieting advice that will ensure they get the maximum benefits from their food and dietary supplements. Food Sanity offers a definitive blueprint on how to eat in the unhealthiest developed country in the world ... the good ole' USA.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2018 Blackstone Publishing (P)2018 Dr. David Friedman

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I book by a vegan pretending to be diet expert

At the point he said , cave men were vegetarian, I knew this book was not for me , but I kept listening and he said ketones were toxic, milk was poison. I had to switch the book of so I will never know the end .

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Rubbish

Rubbish from a food freak has a very few valuable points but utter rubbish don’t bother didn’t finish last 2 hours just glad I didn’t pay for it! Reader ok though

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Sadly, this book is fad and fiction

Author makes some bold claims about nutrition and assists himself with some scientific work which on several occasions have been retracted. This book needs solid scientific review and I'm guessing would never pass. I got really suspicious when author claimed pasteurization of milk prevents calcium absorption. Curious started to search for any research which would prove such thesis - found numerous papers which claim otherwise, none of the reputable sources appears to confirm authors claims. Very disappointed in this publication.

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Obviously a Vegan

I’ve read a lot of books on diets and this guy as most has accumulated the information that best suits his beliefs in nutrition. I found it got very annoying after a few chapters.
Everything is bad for you unless is fruit and vegetables. He would have you move to remote location and live of the land in your straw huts.

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confirmed it

This book was an eye opener to what I knew but really confirmed it.

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loads of useful info

I loved it great amount of usefully information abit of an eye opener well researched

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nice and informative

good book with lots of interesting information regarding modern diet and additives in modern foods

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Difficult to hear the truth

This book is hard to listen as we don’t want to let go of what we have always done. I am a pescatarian but even I had to start thinking need to make some changes.
I have recommended it to everyone.

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Everyone should read this Book

Full of easy to understand information. I loved it and I would recommend to everyone especially those with health concerns.

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One of the best book you can get on diet

Much recommended

As good as Prof Tim Spector’s books but his spoon fed book and this food sanity are two must read books for anyone !

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  • 15-01-21

Vegan Propaganda

Very unscientific, extremely opinionated, vegan propaganda. He spends way too much time arguing that Neanderthals didn’t eat meat because they don’t have claws. Randomly throws in real bone research that says cave men ate 40% protein (moderate intake). Then makes the conclusion that the lack of claws is the best evidence that cave men were vegetarians. Very biased book.

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  • Adnan Z. Manjal
  • 17-04-19

Informative book, but consume with a grain of salt

Informative book, but consume with a grain of salt. While Dr Friedman knows his subject very well, I am very skeptical of anyone who tries to, even indirectly as is the case in this book, to promote holistic supplements. This isn’t the point of the book, but one of the examples that I’d take with a huge chuck of salt. However, I would still recommend the book to friends.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 29-08-18

Excellent!!!!!

This book is a must read! It is full of great information and being very health-conscious and educated on nutrition myself, I learned things I never knew! I highly recommend reading this book!

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  • Michael G
  • 01-01-21

Best book on nutrition I’ve read

This book is amazing. It sheds light on America’s greed in the food industry while providing you with the natural swaps to all of the unnecessary things we consume. Must read if you are trying to progress in your health journey.

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  • Isabela
  • 09-11-21

Omg. Mind. Blown.

I was a skeptic at first. I enjoy meat and am not a huge fan of the whole vegan vegetarian extremist trend. However, the book provides amazing details of studies and history and explains where certain "healthy" foods got their boost and whom those studies where funded by. This blew my mind. I am now reconsidering everything I knew about everything but with a clear idea on how that should look and WHY.
Thank you so much to the authors for sharing just amazing knowledge.
I will not discard eating meat or the occasional popcorn or cows milk but I'll certainly think twice about it and do some severe portion control.
Nature is our medicine. And this cannot be clearer.

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  • SLM
  • 15-07-21

Nothing new to see here

First he spends an inordinate amount of time talking about what he is going to be talking about. Then he goes into elaborate detail of how scientific studies contradict each other. Bottom line: don't eat meat and dairy. *yawn*

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  • Chris
  • 03-03-21

SCAM!!!! BS Don't waste your money/Credits

The Narrator was fine my issue is with the text. The book immediately sounds like a scam from the get go. The author says you can heal diseases by eating correctly. They also say they'll teach you to "follow the money" behind studies done by scientists.

Basically the author is saying you should only listen to them because everyone else is in a secret conspiracy.

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  • Miriam
  • 15-12-20

A good book but...

All the good information but after reading this book, there’s nothing much left to eat. Everything is dangerous or cancerous.

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  • Thomas L. Seibert
  • 24-09-20

Eye opening

I found this very informative and eye opening. Good information on how to eat right and take care of the one body we all have. It’s very scary how corrupt our government really is when it comes to food and medicine.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-09-19

Good eating

I’ve tried to educate myself about healthy eating for several years. A friend introduced me to this book. Wow I was blown out of the water by the information I learned. Some I’d already begin to put into practice but I learned so much about eating to keep my body healthy. I’d recommend the book to anyone who wants to eat correctly for what their body needs & was made for.

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