Spoon-Fed: Why almost everything we've been told about food is wrong (Paperback)Tim Spector (author)
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
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 286 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 21 mm
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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