The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

Tim Spector


we're all more and more bewildered via the straightforward query of what to devour. regardless of suggestion from specialists, governments and dieticians concerning the risks of an excessive amount of fats, sugar, protein and shortage of workout, our food - and the worldwide weight problems situation - is getting worse.

Why can one individual consume a undeniable meal and achieve weight and one other devour the exact same foodstuff and lose kilos? Genes offer a part of the reply, yet we now have been overlooking one very important point of nutrition that lies inside of us. because of contemporary breakthroughs, scientists have started to check the everlasting citizens in our guts: the hundreds of thousands of formerly unknown yet crucial microbes whose task it truly is to digest our foodstuff and retain us alive.

Drawing at the newest technology and his personal study team's pioneering paintings, Professor Tim Spector explores the hidden international of the microbiome and demystifies the typical misconceptions approximately fats, energy, supplementations and nutrition. simply via knowing how our personal microbes have interaction with bodies will we conquer our confusion approximately glossy diets and food to regain the right kind stability of our ancestors.

Mixing state-of-the-art discoveries, illuminating technological know-how and his personal case reports, Spector exhibits why we must always cease hearing the myths of vitamin fads and in its place embody variety for a fit intestine and a fit physique.

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