Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

America's Doctor Tells You Why the Health Experts Are Wrong
Narrated by: Dean Edell
Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
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Publisher's Summary

"Help me, Dr. Dean! I want to be healthy, but I just don't know where to turn for advice."

No wonder. How often have you felt whipsawed by the experts, confused by conflicting advice, or torn with guilt over what you eat, drink, think? Prepare yourself for a shock: You can relax, enjoy life, and still be healthy.

Renowned for candid straight talk on radio and television, Dr. Dean Edell applies his unique common-sense perspective to America's growing obsession with health. Frank and iconoclastic, Dr. Edell walks readers through a lifetime of experience from deep inside the twin worlds of media and medicine. As one of the first media doctors, he knows better than anyone the dangers of distorted medical reporting. With colorful detail, he shows how medical consumers are made neurotic at a time when people are healthier than ever before.

Dr. Edell sorts through the morass of research, distinguishing fact from panic-inducing fiction. With trademark humor, grace, and style, he shares with us the essential reassuring facts about our health: you can be fatter than you think; too much exercise might kill you; and yes, sex will add years to your life!

©2003 Dean Edell, M.D. and (P)2003 HarperCollinsPublishers, Inc.

Critic Reviews

"Both authoritative and user-friendly, mixed with a good dose of humor." (Publishers Weekly)

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Dean Edelman gave great diet advice

I agreed with the stuff he said. His title tells it all. I read the book and the books has more information than the audiobook.

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