Minneapolis Star Tribune

The Big Fat Surprise should become mandatory reading in every science class…. Teicholz describes the human story of how bad science became federal policy, especially concerning the question of heart disease. – Minneapolis Star Tribune Read Full Review Here

‘Let’s Eat!’ Barron’s by Gene Epstein

The author skillfully recounts the tragi-comic tale of how it has been possible for an ostensibly science-based culture to be so out-to-lunch about the food we eat. – ‘Let’s Eat!’ Barron’s by Gene Epstein Read Full Review Here

Mona Charen, National Review Online

‘To eat, or not to eat?’ For many people these days, that really is the question. For the past four decades, we’ve been told to stay away from red meat, dairy and cheese — foods high in saturated fats — because saturated fat is bad for the heart. – Mona Charen, National Review Online Read …

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The Economist

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Ms Teicholz’s book is a gripping read for anyone who has ever tried to eat healthily….This is not an obvious page-turner. But it is….The vilification of fat, argues Ms Teicholz, does not stand up to closer examination. She pokes holes in famous pieces of research—the Framingham heart study, the Seven Countries study, the Los Angeles …

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Chicago Sun-Times

Teicholz’s book shows that not only are foods rich in saturated fat not harmful to our hearts, but they actually are good for us . . . Read Teicholz’s excellent book and tell me you aren’t convinced she’s right. Read Full Review Here

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

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This book should be read by every nutritional science professional…All scientists should read it as an example of how limited science can become federal policy….well-research and clearly written….Teicholz compiled a historical treatise on how scientific belief (vs. evidence), nongovernment organizations, food manufacturers, government agencies, and moneyed interests promised more than they could deliver and, in …

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Library Journal (starred review)

This fascinating book raises important issues as Americans battle obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease . . . Thought provoking and well worth purchasing. Read Full Review Here

Mother Jones

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This is the most provocative and assumption-shredding food book I’ve read in years. With exhaustive reporting and lucid science explication, Teicholz drives home her central thesis: that dietary fat, even (if not especially) the saturated kind, is actually good for us. . . . All in all, a must read. – Tom Philpott, Food and Ag …

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