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Related booklists: Food Industry and the Politics of Food, Food Writing, Allergies and Food Intolerances, Macrobiotics, Raw Food, Juices and Drinks,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Pure, White and Deadly: How Sugar is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop it by John Yudkin
    Pure, White and Deadly: How Sugar is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop it - by John Yudkin

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241257456 | ISBN 10: 024125745x

    Sugar.  It is killing us. Why do we eat so much of it? What are its hidden dangers?  In 1972, when British scientist John Yudkin first proved that sugar was bad for our health, he was ignored by the majority of the medical profession and ru ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Eat by Thich Nhat Hanh
    How to Eat - by Thich Nhat Hanh

    £5.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846045158 | ISBN 10: 1846045150

    How to Eat is part of a charming series of books from Zen Master, Thich Nhat Hanh, exploring the essential foundations of mindful meditation and practise.   How to Eat explains what it means to eat as a meditative practice and that the results ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mocktail Manual: Smoothies, Energisers, Presses, Teas, and Other Non-Alcoholic Drinks by Fern Green
    The Mocktail Manual: Smoothies, Energisers, Presses, Teas, and Other Non-Alcoholic Drinks - by Fern Green

    £9.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784880217 | ISBN 10: 1784880213

    Passing on the booze? Want to get more fruit and veg in your life? Desperate to drink more water? Then The Mocktail Manual is the book for you.  Whether you’re trying to detox, lose weight, or fancy a hot drink that will seriously dispel any winter ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shape We
    The Shape We're In: How Junk Food and Diets are Shortening Our Lives - by Sarah Boseley

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783350384 | ISBN 10: 1783350385

    The Guardian's award-winning health editor takes on the demonisation of the overweight by the media and politicians, arguing that it's time we understood the complex reality of what makes us fat.   Speaking to behavioral scientists and indust ... more

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  • Cover image of book Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss
    Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us - by Michael Moss

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780753541470 | ISBN 10: 0753541475

    The No.1 New York Times Bestseller   In China, for the first time, the people who weigh too much now outnumber those who weigh too little. In Mexico, the obesity rate has tripled in the past three decades. In the UK over 60 per cent of adults ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Protein Myth by David Gerow Irving
    The Protein Myth - by David Gerow Irving

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846946738 | ISBN 10: 1846946735

    The Protein Myth illustrates how we can avoid the major killer diseases by eliminating animal products from the diet. It challenges our healthcare organizations to stop ignoring the scientific evidence that a diet based on animal protein costs millio ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Book of Shocking Food Facts by Craig Holden Feinberg & Dale Petersen
    The Little Book of Shocking Food Facts - by Craig Holden Feinberg & Dale Petersen

    £8.95   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906863050 | ISBN 10: 1906863059

    Combining thought-provoking graphic imagery with truly alarming information culled from some of the most authoritative sources around the world, The Little Book of Shocking Food Facts is literally jam-packed with essential truths you need to know abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Macrobiotics For Dummies by Verne Varona
    Macrobiotics For Dummies - by Verne Varona

    £14.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780470401385 | ISBN 10: 0470401389

    The definitive guide to incorporating a macrobiotic diet into your daily life.  Do you want to make the most of macrobiotics? This practical guide uses a body, mind, and spirit approach to introduce you to the basics of this popular diet. You ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vegan Cook
    The Vegan Cook's Bible - by Pat Crocker

    £16.95   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780778802174 | ISBN 10: 0778802175

    Discover the delicious delights of a vegan diet.   Pat Crocker's recipes capture the natural flavors at the very core of plant-based foods. This collection proves that a vegan diet can be rich, varied and delicious, responding to modern, soph ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vitamin Murders: Who Killed Healthy Eating in Britain? by James Fergusson
    The Vitamin Murders: Who Killed Healthy Eating in Britain? - by James Fergusson

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846271465 | ISBN 10: 1846271460

    Dashing out of the maternity hospital clutching his first-born tight, James Fergusson felt that universal urge to protect his child from the world. However, from all he'd found out in the preceding months, he also knew that the battle for his daughte ... more

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  • Cover image of book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year of Seasonal Eating by Barbara Kingsolver
    Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year of Seasonal Eating - by Barbara Kingsolver

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780571233571 | ISBN 10: 0571233570

    Bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver's riveting new book will open your eyes in a hundred different ways to an old truth: you are what you eat. 'This is the story of a year in which we made every attempt to feed ourselves animals and vegetables whos ... more

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  • Cover image of book Food is Better Medicine Than Drugs: Your Prescription for Drug-free Health by Patrick Holford and Jerome Burne
    Food is Better Medicine Than Drugs: Your Prescription for Drug-free Health - by Patrick Holford and Jerome Burne

    £15.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780749927974 | ISBN 10: 0749927976

    If you are taking any prescription drug you must read this book! Food is Better Medicine than Drugs is an important and potentially controversial book from top nutritionist Patrick Holford and leading health journalist Jerome Burne. They explain wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eating Myself by Candida Crewe
    Eating Myself - by Candida Crewe

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780747585626 | ISBN 10: 0747585628

    Beautifully written and wickedly honest, a memoir of one woman’s ‘normal-abnormal’ relationship with food.  Candida Crewe's relationship with food is anxiety-ridden. In fact, is there anything ‘normal’ about any woman’s relationship with th ... more

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  • Cover image of book 101 Facts You Should Know About Food by John Farndon
    101 Facts You Should Know About Food - by John Farndon

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781840467673 | ISBN 10: 1840467673

    • One-third of all fruit and vegetables we eat contain pesticide residues  • 80% of 10-year-old American girls diet  • Blueberries may be more effective than drugs in protecting against heart disease  • The way fast food changes brain chemistry ca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Genetically Modified Food: A Short Guide for the Confused by Andy Rees
    Genetically Modified Food: A Short Guide for the Confused - by Andy Rees

    £19.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780745324395 | ISBN 10: 0745324398

    Where does the food on your plate really come from? Andy Rees exposes how our food has been hijacked by the biotech industry - and who's paying the price... Is the food on our shelves free of genetically engineered ingredients? Although they may ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bad Food Britain: How A Nation Ruined Its Appetite by Joanna Blythman
    Bad Food Britain: How A Nation Ruined Its Appetite - by Joanna Blythman

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780007219940 | ISBN 10: 0007219946

    What is it about the British and food? We just don't get it, do we?   Welcome to the country where recipe books feature constantly in bestseller lists but where people spend more time watching celebrity chefs cooking on TV than doing any cooking ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vegetarian Low-Carb Diet Cookbook by Rose Elliot
    The Vegetarian Low-Carb Diet Cookbook - by Rose Elliot

    £15.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780749926984 | ISBN 10: 0749926988

    There's no doubt about it: a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet really works. But what about vegetarians and vegans? Top vegetarian cookery writer Rose Elliot has devised a healthy, easy-to-follow, meat-free solution. Scientifically formulated to ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Eat This Book - by Morgan Spurlock

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780141020730 | ISBN 10: 0141020733

    A tongue-in-cheek - and burger-in-hand - look at the legal, financial and physical costs of our hunger for fast food, by the funniest and most incisive new voice sinc Michael Moore. Can a man live on fast food alone? Morgan Spurlock tried. For t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Book of Nutritional Wisdom by Freda Newman
    The Little Book of Nutritional Wisdom - by Freda Newman

    £2.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781903222348 | ISBN 10: 1903222346

    The Little Book of Nutritional Wisdom provides tips, facts and figures on dietry matters, with a view to inspiring nutritional health and well-being. From vitamins and minerals to traditional recipes, this is a perfect starter for the health-con ... more

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  • Cover image of book E for Additives by Maurice Hanssen & Jill Marsden
    E for Additives - by Maurice Hanssen & Jill Marsden

    £12.99   paperback   (1987) - ISBN 13: 9780722515624 | ISBN 10: 0722515626

    E for Additives cracks the 'E' number code and enables you to understand the lists of additives that appears on the packs of food you buy, so that you can see exactly what has been added, where it comes from, why it has been added, what it does to th ... more

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