Spoon-Fed: Why almost everything we’ve been told about food is wrong (Paperback)
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Spoon-Fed: Why almost everything we’ve been told about food is wrong (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages
Published: 27/08/2020

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Waterstones Says

Taking a revelatory look at the misinformation about the food we eat, Spoon Fed busts myths and questions policies in short and accessible bite-sized chapters.  

**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**

Everything we've been told about our diets is wrong

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?
Is there any point in counting calories?
Is there any evidence that coffee is bad for you?

Through his pioneering scientific research, Tim Spector busts these myths and combats food fake news. Spoon-Fed explores the scandalous lack of good science behind many medical and government diet recommendations, and how the food industry holds sway over these policies and our choices.

Spoon-Fed is a groundbreaking book that forces us to question every diet plan, official recommendation, miracle cure or food label we encounter, and encourages us to rethink our whole relationship with food.

'A hugely enjoyable and critical look at common food myths' Michael Mosley

'Illuminating and so incredibly timely' Yotam Ottolenghi

'This book should be available on prescription.' Felicity Cloake

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9781787332294
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 286 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

The nutrition revolution is well underway and Tim Spector is one of the visionaries leading the way. His writing is illuminating and so incredibly timely. - Yotam Ottolenghi

Will actually help you decide what to add to your next grocery shop... This is one of the clearest and most accessible short nutrition books I have read: refreshingly open-minded, deeply informative and free of faddish diet rules. - Bee Wilson, Guardian

Dispelling decades of misinformation...Spoon-Fed is a fascinating read. - Tony Turnbull, The Times

A remarkable book... It's a smoothie-dropping read. - Michael Odell, The Times

Spoon-Fed is the gastro-science literature flavour of the month. - Niall Toner, Sunday Times

There is much to savour in Spector's breezy demolition of the claims of both the greedy food corporations and the joyless "food police". - Jonathan Prynn, Evening Standard

Sacred cows fall thick and fast in this slim but densely packed volume... A clarion call for change... This book should be available on prescription. - Felicity Cloake, Literary Review

A hugely enjoyable and critical look at common food myths... A worthy successor to his previous best seller, The Diet Myth. - Michael Mosley

The bestselling author of The Diet Myth, Tim Spector has built a reputation as a culinary demystifier. In his latest, Spoon-Fed...he dishes up a...correction to the nonsense routinely peddled by self-appointed diet gurus. - Rachel Farrow, Express and Star

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“What to believe!”

This is a well referenced analysis of current medical research and what it tells us about food. It is very readable and set out in clear chapters covering different topics. The conclusion is - eat more veg and a wider... More

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“Fascinating”

To be honest I haven’t finished the book yet, but as I’ve been asked to review it, I thought I’d add my thoughts.
So far It’s actually confirmed a lot of my suspicions about, foods, fats and supplements, etc. It has... More

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“A must have!”

Everybody should read this book! We could save the country millions if not billions of pounds if we all stopped buying poor quality food with very little nutritional value and started cooking our own. Buying less in... More

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