Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year. Herman Taller, MD, of New York, author of the best-selling book Calories Don’t Count, was indicted March 11 by a federal grand jury primarily on charges of. Calories Don’t Count has 1 rating and 1 review. Brandon said: This is an old diet book from the 60’s that was cited by Gary Taubes, the author.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. He was the author of the controversial best selling book, Calories Don’t Count. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The book focuses on how carbohydrates add to obesity and how polyunsaturated fats can help bring weight down in a healthy way. Sign in to save your search Sign in to your personal account. In obese people, the author claims, with a high fat and low carb diet the body actually burns more calories than it takes in, leading to weight loss. Return to Book Page.

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Taller did a very good job of explaining the basics of human metabolism and the endocrine system. Unfortunately, calories do count. As one might hernan, it eventually delivers a diet one can follow that utilizes the principles of This is an old diet book from the 60’s that was cited by Gary Taubes, the author of “Good Calories, Bad Calories,” in a YouTube video of one of his lectures.


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He recommended a diet for obese persons consisting principally of unsaturated fats and told readers where to. A visitor to our site felt the following article might be of interest to you: Safflower oil is mentioned as the oil highest in polyunsaturated fat content at the time of writing. Taller’s book, which sold more than a million copies, claimed that certain unsaturated fats, such as safflower oil, help the body consume other fats.

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I wanted to look at the book to see if he was citing quacks, but it turned out that the book was a really good read. Purchase access Subscribe now.

Kim Anderson marked it as to-read Sep 04, Sign in to make a comment Sign in to your personal account. And later pyruvic acid becomes fat.

The intake of oil recommended in the book is around oz per day. Deb marked it as to-read Jun 26, Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles.


Safflower capsules were recommended in the weightreducing scheme presented by Taller. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

His ideas might be valid, though, and in fact current federal guidelines for healthy eating are much more in line with Taller’s ideas than they were when the original food pyramid came out. Despite this, the book sold more than two heeman copies.

This is the Atkins diet and today there are many experts Dr. To ask other readers questions about Calories Don’t Countplease sign up. I was horribly embarrassed to check them out of the library. He did a much poorer job of explaining the exact reasons why carbs and its byproduct, pyruvic acid, in particular are bad and why high fat diets might decrease obesity. The main component of the diet is polyunsaturated fats; corn oil and sunflower oil are also suggested as good sources.

The carbohydrates are what your metabolism burns improperly. Bob Kaplan added it Mar 02, So in the case of a low-calorie diets at least, calories do count. He claims that in a high carb diet the acid builds up and adversely affects the body in a couple of ways: This page was last edited on 9 Decemberat

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