Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating

Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

The bestselling guide to healthy eating, debunking dietary myths, and proposing the radical benefits of low-carbohydrate diet, Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy is “filled with advice backed up by documented research” (Tara Parker-Pope, The Wall Street Journal).

Dr. Walter Willett’s research is rooted in studies that tracked the health of dieters over twenty years, and in this groundbreaking book, he critiques the carbohydrate-laden diet proposed by the USDA.

Exposing the problems of popular diets such as the Zone, South Beach, and Atkins, Dr. Willett offers eye-opening research on the optimum ratio of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, and the relative importance of various food groups and supplements. Find out how to choose wisely between different types of fats, which fruits and vegetables provide the best health insurance, and the proportions of each to integrate into their daily diet.
This Edition:
9780743266420 Trade Paperback $16.99 Free Press July 07, 2005
Other US Editions:
9781501164774 Trade Paperback $19.99 Free Press September 19, 2017
9781439134818 eBook $7.99 Free Press February 01, 2011
Retailers for Trade Paperback:
S&S Metadata (MOM)

Assets & Images

To download a file to your computer right-click on the link and choose 'save file as'

High Resolution Images

Any use of an author photo must include its respective photo credit

About the Author

Walter Willett
Photo Credit:

Walter Willett

Walter C. Willett, MD, DrPH, has led the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for twenty-five years and is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. A world-renowned researcher, he is a lead investigator of the landmark Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Dr. Willett has won many honors, including the Mott Prize, the prestigious award of the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation. Coauthor Patrick J. Skerrett, the former Executive Editor of Harvard Health Publications, is the editor of First Opinion at STATnews.com.

BECOME A FAN

Read an Excerpt

Explore

CONNECT WITH US