I haven't read it yet so cannot recommend it but for the price w/ giveaways I ordered 3 copies of the new book. 2 already earmarked and then perhaps I'll get my copy of the original back.
I found Taubes' Why We Get Fat to be a concise, easy read and while some here quibble w/ the science as a layperson I found it informative. I especially like the treatment of the blame the patient/moralistic tone that so much of the bad advice takes. People come to this from many different directions but fat folks need to hear that message.
Wheat is the new tobacco. Spread the word.