No 1 New York Times bestselling author Dr Mark Hyman sorts through the conflicting research on food to give us the truth on what we should be eating and why.
Did you know that porridge isn't actually a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn't build bones, and eggs aren't the devil? In WTF Should I Eat? - Dr Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we've gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat. He also explains the crucial role food plays in functional medicine and how food systems and policies affect our environmental and personal health.
With myth-busting insights, easy-to-understand science, and delicious, wholesome recipes in every chapter, WTF Should I Eat? is an invaluable resource for cooking, eating and living well.
About the Author
An internationally respected physician, researcher, educator, activist, and author of numerous New York Times best-selling books, Dr Mark Hyman has dedicated his life and career to ensuring optimal health for all individuals.
'Most people know that a good diet is the cornerstone of health, but are confused about what to eat. Low-carb, low-fat, Paleo, plant-based, raw-food, vegan or vegetarian? In Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, Dr Hyman cuts through this confusion and empowers readers with confidence and clarity about what to eat.' - Chris Kresser, MS, Lac, author of The Paleo Cure
'In the diet wars, no battle is more contentious than low-fat vegan versus high-fat paleo. Mark Hyman finds common ground with paleo-vegan ('Pegan'), a plant-based diet supplemented moderately with animal foods (as 'condi-meat'). Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? offers a delicious recipe for restoring our health, as we care for the planet.'- David Ludwig, MD, PhD, author of Always Hungry?
'We have more knowledge about food and more options than ever, and yet, people are getting sicker and sicker because of lifestyle diseases. Where did we go wrong? How did we stray so far from real food and get to the point where most people are accustomed to boxed meals loaded with twenty unidentifiable ingredients and others are finding themselves lost in grocery stores, perplexed and bewildered to the point of panic, wondering what the heck they can and should eat? Food is the definitive guide for achieving food peace. It will show you that what we eat matters, but it doesn't have to be that complicated. Mark Hyman is a masterful clinician and teacher. Let him show you the healing power of foods and make it easy, fun, and delicious.'- Daniel G. Amen, MD, founder of Amen Clinics and author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life and Memory Rescue
'Dr Mark Hyman's Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? offers a masterpiece of truth-telling, a subversive reproach to the industrial systems that threaten our very health - and how each of us can flourish by making better food choices. This could be the most useful book you will read.' - Daniel Goleman