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I. The State of the Nation

II. How did we get it so wrong?

III. Fat or fiction?: Our dietary myths and misconceptions

  • The diet-heart hypothesis
  • Cholesterol: bad boy or innocent bystander?
  • Calories In, Calories Out
  • Salt: too much or too little

IV. The Real Causes

  • Insulin resistance
  • Inflammation
  • The gut microbiome

V. Carbs, fats, and protein

VI. My Five Golden Rules

  • Reduce sugar
  • Avoid vegetable oils
  • Eat real food
  • Avoid processed foods
  • Drink when you are thirsty

Vii. What Should I Eat? The trouble with weight-loss diets

  • Red, amber and green
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • The Top Twenty
  • The Ketogenic Diet
  • Fasting
  • Gluten and other allergies
  • Sweeteners
  • Vegetarian and vegan
  • Supplements
  • Reading food labels
  • Fast food doesn’t necessarily mean junk food
  • Eating out
  • Don’t blow the food budget
  • Female issues
  • Feeding kids
  • Diet and performance

VIII. The S-entials of Healthy Living

  • Sugar
  • Sedentary
  • Sleep
  • Stress
  • Sun
  • Smoking

IX The Modern Epidemics

  • Obesity
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Fatty Liver
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Tooth Decay
  • Chronic Diseases

X. Summing it all up

  • The final word
  • The final challenge

XI, The trouble with our health system

XII. Toolkit

  • My favorite recipes
  • How to measure body fat
  • What blood tests should I have?
  • Other names for sugar

XIII. Resources

  • Movies
  • Books
  • YouTube videos
  • Websites/blogs
  • Podcasts