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Sponsored: Leah’s List: (More) Book Recommendations

Sponsored: Leah’s List: (More) Book Recommendations

1. Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know Adam Grant — “It takes confident humility to admit that we’re a work in progress. It shows that we care more about improving ourselves that proving ourselves.”

2.  The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket Benjamin Lorr — “The grocery store felt like it was becoming a smug secular update. The seals and certifications acting like some sort of moral shield...”

3. Bad Advice: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren’t Your Best Source of Health Information Paul A. Offit, M.D. — “Although science is under siege, science advocates are fighting back.”

4. Burn: New Research Blows the Lid Off How We Really Burn Calories, Lose Weight, and Stay Healthy Herman Pontzer, PhD — “Exercise is a poor tool for achieving weight loss, but it does seem to help people maintain weight loss.”

5. Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts about Alternative Medicine Simon Singh and Edzard Ernst, M.D. — “Without evidence-based medicine, we risk falling into the trap of considering useless treatments as helpful, or helpful treatments as useless.”

Leah McGrath, RDN, LDN

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