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What’s the most informative book you’ve read recently?

I would not be able to contribute to this question if it was posted to be two weeks ago. This book, which I have consulted from time to time recently, has become a saving grace. Eat This, Not That! asserts itself to be more than a bestseller, coffee-table phenomenon. It’s a practical guide that, despite aiming at the calorie bombs at chain and fast food restaurants, the book’s ultimate gift is to inform and o imbue in readers the knowledge to choose more smartly what they should put in their mouths. The book simply conveys a clear message: be extremely active with substituting off anything bad at restaurants. To take one step ahead, applying the same principle in grocery shopping.

6 Responses

  1. Now that is something I too ought to read!

  2. I guess the most informative book I’ve read recently was the Fortune Cookie Chronicles. Never did I ever imagine there was so much to learn about the cookie or Chinese food in my life!

    We usually carry “Eat This Not That” on our book fair, which is coming up soon. I will begrudgingly look at it, but like I said before, it always put me off because it seems a little bossy!

  3. After reading your review, I decided to put a hold on it at the library. Looks like I’ll have to wait a little while though..

  4. Those are great books. Simple to read and easy to put into practice. It’s still not eating *great*, but definitely better. And every little bit helps! I think that was where I learned that simply be leaving the tortilla out of the picture at Chipotle, I saved 400 calories. I’ve switched to Burrito Bowls ever since.

    Lezlie

  5. Interesting question! My most useful book is probably the one I’m reading just now: The Incredible Human Story by Alice Roberts.

    Greetings,
    Tiina

  6. Hello, Matt! My most informative reads lately are McMafia and In Defense of Food. McMafia is particularly interesting as it talks about how organized crime has found its niche in the global economy. In fact, in some countries, the mafia’s influence on trade and business has become indispensable.

    In Defense of Food was a fun and informative read as well. I just love what it says about how we should eat — “Eat food. Mostly plants. Not too much.”

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