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Chapter 11

Chapter 11 asks if we have ever reviewed the U-turn that we did (I have yet to meet more than a couple of people who even know that we did a U-turn.) I wrote to the UK Food Standards Agency in 2009 and asked why they tell people to avoid

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Chapter 12

Lard is lush and butter is better! Chapter 12 is my husband’s favourite chapter. It starts off with a really interesting look at what anthropology tells us we have been eating since Australopithecus Lucy first walked upright an estimated 3.5 million years ago. We then have a really useful summary

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Chapter 13

This chapter does for carbs what chapter 12 does for fats – you will know your simple sugars from your complex sugars. You will see how carbs can gain calories magically within the body! Do we need carbs at all? Let alone in the quantity advised by our governments? Is

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Chapter 14

If you hate the gym as much as I do – this chapter is for you. We will see if the obesity epidemic was caused by sedentary behaviour (that’s the politically correct term for laziness) and if exercise will solve the obesity epidemic. We will look at some fascinating studies

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Chapter 15

Having said “hopefully nothing will surprise you by the time you get to five-a-day”, hopefully this chapter will shock you. It shocked me and I am continuing to uncover more conflicts of interest every week and they will form the basis of a future update for the book and/or some

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"The Obesity Epidemic is the most comprehensive demolition job on the arrogance and ignorance of the health profession I have ever read".
Barry Groves Author of Trick and Treat: How 'healthy eating' is making us ill