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Gene Eating: The science of obesity and the truth about diets
Giles Yeo

Classification : Health, Diet & Fitness
Pub Date : Jan 18, 2019
Imprint : Seven Dials
Page Extent : 368
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781841883519
Price : 499

About the book
Why are we all getting fatter? Why are some people hungrier than others? Why, despite all of the latest advice, is obesity on the rise? And why don't diets work? In an age of misinformation and pseudo-science, the world is getting fatter and the diet makers are getting richer. So how do we break this cycle that's literally killing us all?Drawing on the very latest science, and his own genetic research at Cambridge University, Dr. Giles Yeo has written the seminal 'anti-diet' diet book. Exploring the history of our food, debunking marketing nonsense, detoxifying diet advice and confronting the advocates of clean eating, Giles translates his pioneering research into an engaging, must-read study of the human appetite.In a post-truth world, Gene Eating cuts straight to the data-driven facts.

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Giles Yeo
Giles Yeo is a geneticist with over 20 years' experience dedicated to researching obesity and the brain control of food intake. He obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge and assisted the pi...(+)