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  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: W&N (12 May 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1780229003
  • ISBN-13: 978-1780229003
  • Product Dimensions: 19.9 x 1.9 x 13.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 334 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,012 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A fascinating and original look at the impact of food on our bodies underpinned by cutting-edge research (Michael Mosley)

Completely fascinating (Sheila Dillon)

The Diet Myth is fascinating, and I'm now obsessed with microbes! (Nigella Lawson)

Ground-breaking (Bee Wilson)

Tim Spector carefully explains that we are NOT what we eat, but rather that our trillions of microbial inhabitants have a thing or two to say. Lucidly written, The Diet Myth provides a first-class education about the conjunction of our microbes and our health (Martin Blaser, author of MISSING MICROBES)

I don't read diet books and I certainly never plug them, but The Diet Myth is a worthy exception that provides new insight into why we should think twice about what we put in our mouths (Dr Mark Porter THE TIMES)

It's not often that a book changes my life in a mere three chapters...given my usual reluctance to jump on any nutritional bandwagon, I reckon this makes Tim Spector's work a rather compelling read. It's truly eye-opening stuff, and we owe it to ourselves and the 100 trillion friends inside our bodies to read this book (Felicity Cloake LITERARY REVIEW)

Combining...fast-paced science with medical self-help...[A] model of clear, accessible and entertaining science writing (FINANCIAL TIMES)

Witty, well-written and broad-ranging, littered with fascinating factoids and case studies. Spector thoughtfully explains the strengths and weaknesses of the available evidence, drawing on research on gut microbes as well as his long-running studies on the genetics of twins and his own often hilarious experiments with various diets (NEW YORK TIMES)

Life-changer: This is a remarkable read. Spector is a highly respected scientist - I guarantee his book will change the way you think about food and healthy eating (DELICIOUS MAGAZINE)

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One of the leading scientists in the field explores the hidden connection between our guts and our health

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