“In the world of popularized diets, we can sometimes miss the broad agreements by focusing too much on the minor differences,” Mackey said. “When it comes to our health, it’s the overall dietary pattern that makes all the difference. By highlighting different proponents of whole foods, plant-based eating in this book, I hope to shed light on the broad consensus that exists among them, empower readers to make more informed food choices that promote health and vitality, and promote unity among the various health diet ‘tribes’.”
Part one of the book focuses on the nutritional science of diet, addresses popular diets, and discussed how health has evolved throughout time and across cultures. The second section provides guidance on how to navigate daily choices and how to adapt the Whole Foods Diet to meet different nutritional needs. This portion of the book also addresses the political, ethical and environmental consequences surrounding our food choices.
The last section outlines the 28-Day Eat Real Food Plan with recipes, shopping lists, helpful tips and tools to support healthy eating at home or when traveling.
Throughout the book, readers will find inspirational success stories and advice from leading voices in the plant-based-diets movement, including experts like Drs. Joel Fuhrman, Michael Greger, David Katz, John McDougall and Scott Stoll. Mackey will donate his royalties from the book sales to his three non-profit foundations, the Whole Planet Foundation, Whole Kids Foundation and Whole Cities Foundation.
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