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 the University of Cambridge, 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. Only by understanding the physiology of our bodies, their hormonal functions, and their caloric needs can we overcome the mis- information of modern dieting trends, empower ourselves to make better decisions, and achieve healthy relationships with food, our bodies, and our weight.
Inspiring and revelatory, filled with lively anecdotes and fascinating details, Gene Eating is an urgent and essential book that will change the way we eat.
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Table of Contents
Part 1 A Game of Inches
1 Are your genes to blame when your jeans don't fit? 3
2 It's all in your head 26
3 All calories are equal, but some calories are more equal than others 59
Part 2 Palaeolithic Dreams
4 Should we eat like the Flintstones? 87
5 Good gluten, bad gluten and ugly gluten 121
6 Blessed are the cheesemakers 149
Part 3 Let Food be Thy Medicine
7 I am 'plant-based', NOT a vegan 177
8 Cleanse and detox 206
9 The alkaline swindle 230
Part 4 Problem of Our Time
10 Eat like this and look like me 253
11 What's the right diet for you? 274
12 The perfect diet written in your genes 303
Epilogue 'Yeo Truths' 325
About the author 333