Reviews of Non-fiction Books to Read — The Pegan Diet

The Pegan Diet by Dr. Mark Hyman

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The Pegan Diet by Dr. Mark Hyman

At first sight, the paleo and vegan diets seem to be diametrically opposed approaches to nutritional management. Part of the reason for this is due to a series of popular clichés that contrast the high-fat, low-carb ideologies of meat-eating paleos against the kale-first policies of allegedly self-denying vegans. These clichés include In reality, the two diets have a lot more in common than they do not. Aside from meat, both advocate for a plant-based, whole-foods diet that is low in carbohydrates, sugar, dairy, and additives and high in fiber. To get the best of both worlds, the Pegan diet combines these two complimentary dietary ideologies into one set of straightforward, science-driven recommendations that promote health and extended life span. It is explained how eating properly may enhance your mood, why meat does not have to be an ethical catastrophe, and how to make veggies the main attraction at every meal in these notes.

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