Forbidden Food covers: What we believe about food, What diet science is, Fat, Salt, Sugar, Dietary fibre, Antioxidants, Small frequent meals, Staying hydrated, Why we believe what can’t be proven.
About The Author
John Sloan is a family physician in Vancouver, Canada where he is a Clinical Professor in the Family Practice Department at the University of British Columbia. He is a widely-respected author and researcher, experienced at review of scientific information and sought-after as an inspirational speaker.John's Biography
(A decade ago) trans fats and their evil ways was the story dominating the media. Sloan came across an article in the Cochrane Review, a well-respected reviewer of scientific health information, that said there was no difference in health outcomes from reducing the amount or any type of fat." ~ CBC
Dr. Sloan would be the first person to say that you should eat, or not eat, whatever makes you feel good — that goes for white bread, fruit, broccoli and whole grains — even if the effect is largely psychological." ~ Vancouver Sun
(healthy eating) ideas have also caused us to scrub all those things from our foods that make them yummy, the salt, the fat and the sugar. It is now almost impossible to find meat well-marbled with fat, unless you raise and custom feed an animal yourself." ~ Times Columnist