Gene Eating (Hardcover)

The Science of Obesity and the Truth about Dieting

By Giles Yeo

Pegasus Books, 9781643131276, 368pp.

Publication Date: June 4, 2019

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Description


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.