The truth about gluten-free, paleo and other diet books
Tired of watching her “killing herself, and taking him with her piece by piece,” Richard, Edie’s husband of nearly 40 years, walks out on his incessantly nitpicking wife, throwing the Midwestern family at the center of The Middlesteins into turmoil. With an expansive heart and sly wit, Jami Attenberg explores the family’s attempts to save Edie from herself. Benny, Edie’s conflict-averse son, is going bald from the stress of it all, while his high-strung wife makes a mission of overhauling her mother-in-law’s unhealthy lifestyle. (Forced walks around a track do not go well.) The Middlesteins’ schoolteacher daughter, Robin, is pushed “over the edge toward something close to hatred, or at least the dissolution of love,” by her father’s leaving. Meanwhile, Richard savors the pleasures of online dating, only “in the quietest moments in the mornings” suffering guilt for abandoning his marriage.
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Now that its caught on, theres a proliferation of highly processed gluten-free foods. You can definitely cut gluten and still get fatter and sicker. The Paleo Solution: Stone-age cuisine The paleo diet also goes against the grain literally in its recommendations, which emphasize the foods that humans Paleolithic ancestors ate: meats, preferably wild or grass-fed, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds. Robb Wolf, a former biochemist, didnt start the paleo trend, but he presents its scientific case in The Paleo Solution . In it, he details the anthropological and biological evidence behind paleo claims that humans havent evolved to digest grains and other foods that became widespread after the birth of agriculture and that people can find optimal fitness and health on pre-agricultural fare instead. Wolfs argument along with the paleo diet itself has its merits, Katz says.
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