Based on more than 40 years of clinical research, this illuminating book unravels the mysteries of nutrition and shows that changing the way we eat can help us feel better and live longer. It describes how a low-carbohydrate/high-protein diet can prevent cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity, as well as increase strength, endurance, and muscle mass.
Christian B. Allan, PhD, has performed research on the chemistry of minerals, biochemistry, and nutrition at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories, the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and the National Institutes of Health. He currently works for a biotechnology company in Maryland. Wolfgang Lutz, MD, has studied low-carbohydrate nutrition on thousands of patients in his clinical practice. He has had great success in alleviating their ailments and building a comprehensive theory to explain why low-carbohydrate diets improve human health.