Thursday, April 16th Rose Library 3rd Floor Flex Space 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Remember when butter was the enemy? Now it's good for you...or is it? You probably lived through times when the Atkins Diet was good, then bad, then good again. You may be wondering why all your friends cut down on salt or went Paleo, and you might even be thinking about cutting out wheat products from your own diet.

For readers suffering from dietary whiplash, The Gluten Lie is the answer. Combining in-depth research and interviews with specialists, Levinovitz demonstrates that we are no closer to discovering an "ideal diet" than we were two thousand years ago. Far from being based on settled science, nutritional guidelines are a product of overzealous policy-makers and inadequate evidence, as are the steady stream of bestselling diet books, cleansing regimens, and super-foods so eagerly devoured by the public.

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