The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,385,058 members ⚫ 1,459,539 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Too Much of a Good Thing

How Four Key Survival Traits Are Now Killing Us

Too Much of a Good Thing by Goldman
Not for sale in
your country
Not Available
Dean of Columbia University's medical school explains why our bodies are out of sync with today's environment and how we can correct this to save our health.

Over the past 200 years, human life-expectancy has approximately doubled. Yet we face soaring worldwide rates of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, mental illness, heart disease, and stroke. In his fascinating new book, Dr. Lee Goldman presents a radical explanation: The key protective traits that once ensured our species' survival are now the leading global causes of illness and death. Our capacity to store food, for example, lures us into overeating, and a clotting system designed to protect us from bleeding to death now directly contributes to heart attacks and strokes. A deeply compelling narrative that puts a new spin on evolutionary biology, TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING also provides a roadmap for getting back in sync with the modern world.
Little, Brown and Company; December 2015
352 pages; ISBN 9780316236805
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: Too Much of a Good Thing
Author: Goldman
 
ISBNs
9780316236805

This edition is not for sale in your country. Here are some titles that might be what you're after...