Eat It to Beat It!

  • by David Zinczenko
  • Narrated by David Zinczenko
  • 2 hrs and 50 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Eat the world's most delicious foods - and start dropping pounds today! Discover thousands of shocking food truths to help flatten your belly fast - and get you on the path to better health!
ABC News Nutrition and Wellness editor Dave Zinczenko, author of the multimillion-copy bestselling Eat This, Not That! series, blows the lid off the bizarre, unnecessary, and shocking ingredients in many common brands, and shows you how making smart choices about the foods you love - including burgers, pizza, and chocolate - can help you lose weight, drop blood pressure, boost your immune system, and more.
With Eat It to Beat It!, better living starts right now!


What the Critics Say

"David Zinczenko provocatively exposes what's in our food, so grab a fork and start indulging your way back to health with his advice." (Mehmet Oz, M.D.) "Dave Zinczenko's investigations into the truth about our food make him one of the top nutrition experts in America. Eat It to Beat It! is an essential audiobook for anyone with an appetite for eating and living well." (Travis Stork, M.D., co-host, The Doctors)


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Customer Reviews

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Beaver Anus and Wood Chips! Oh My......

In Eat it to Beat it, Zinczenko wastes no time in shocking you with the ingredients you eat on a daily basis. He promises to educate you on how to lose weight while still eating your favorite foods. The core premise of his two hour plus narrative is to get you to make better choices in the supermarket but especially in chain restaurants. For example, instead of consuming and Bloomin' Onion at OutBack Steakhouse, order the stack of eggplant and will save yourself from eating one of the worst contemporary dietary disasters. To summarize this is more like eat this and not that novella -- sometimes its better to eat a cookie than to eat fish loaded with trans fats.

There is no doubt what he writes is true. This book will appeal to those of you who find yourselves in chain restaurants and camping out in the frozen food and chips isle at the supermarket. It does not address those who know a lot about food and nutrition and are refining their skills. This is more about making smart choices or often a less dumb choice.

I am a foodie and I found nothing new or exciting in this book. I suppose if you are firing down dinner a day at Cheescake Factory his advice will help you lose weight -- sort of. I will give it style points for being short and amusing but series advice is not there. I say make the choice and pass, this one has too many trans-facts.

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- GH

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-31-2013
  • Publisher: Random House Audio