John Briffa - Author

About the Author

Dr John Briffa is a practising doctor and award-winning health writer who has contributed to a wide variety of newspaper and magazines both in the UK and abroad. He was formerly the natural health columnist for the Daily Mail, and has been the Observer's nutritionist since 2002. He is the author of several books on the subject of health, nutrition and natural health including Ultimate Health, Natural Health for Kids, The True You Diet and Waist Disposal and writes a well-trafficked blog at drbriffa.com. He works in private practice in London.

Featured books by John Briffa

A Great Day at the Office Maximise Your Energy and Get More Done More Easily

A Great Day at the Office Maximise Your Energy and Get More Done More Easily

Author: John Briffa Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

Dreading work? Tired of a 9 to 5 that's more like an 8 to 10? Feeling overwhelmed by your job? A Great Day at the Office offers practical solutions to the challenges of modern-day business life for a healthier, happier and more productive time at the office and away. For almost two decades, Dr John Briffa has worked with a wide range of organisations, both in the UK and abroad, to inspire literally thousands of people to live and work more healthily, effectively and sustainably. His techniques have proven, time and again, that small changes to your lifestyle will recharge your batteries and boost your performance and productivity. Areas he will cover include: diet, hydration, the amount of alcohol you drink, and the relation these bear to your quantity and quality of sleep. Many of his solutions go against conventional wisdom, but are based on the most recent and cutting-edge studies.

Escape the Diet Trap

Escape the Diet Trap

Author: John Briffa Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/01/2012

The Problem Rates of obesity continue to rise, despite a wealth of nutrition advice. While specific diets vary in approach, the advice is generally underpinned by the calorie principle: weight loss is simply a matter of eating less or exercising more. Yet both science and anecdote frequently reveal that this doesn't work beyond the short term. The Solution Escape the Diet Trap reveals why taking a calorie-based approach to weight loss essentially dooms us to failure. The dieter is not at fault, the approach is. Presenting ways of eating that offer enjoyable, satisfying fat loss, without extensive exercise, calorie-control or hunger, Escape the Diet Trap shows how to escape the cycle of restrictive attempts at weight loss and establish a healthy, sustainable relationship to food.

Other books by John Briffa

Escape the diet trap

Escape the diet trap

Author: John Briffa Format: eBook Release Date: 29/01/2015

At last, a weight-loss book for the enlightened! By debunking the traditional, the conventional and the downright unproven, Escape the Diet Trap steers would-be dieters away from short-term regimes towards long-term success. The Problem Rates of obesity continue to rise, despite a wealth of nutrition advice. While specific diets vary in approach, the advice is generally underpinned by the calorie principle: weight loss is simply a matter of eating less or exercising more. Yet both science and anecdote frequently reveal that this doesn't work beyond the short term. The Solution Escape the Diet Trap reveals why taking a calorie-based approach to weight loss essentially dooms us to failure. The dieter is not at fault, the approach is. Presenting ways of eating that offer enjoyable, satisfying fat loss, without extensive exercise, calorie-control or hunger, Escape the Diet Trap shows how to escape the cycle of restrictive attempts at weight loss and establish a healthy, sustainable relationship to food.

A Great Day at the Office Maximise Your Energy and Get More Done More Easily

A Great Day at the Office Maximise Your Energy and Get More Done More Easily

Author: John Briffa Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

Dreading work? Tired of a 9 to 5 that's more like an 8 to 10? Feeling overwhelmed by your job? A Great Day at the Office offers practical solutions to the challenges of modern-day business life for a healthier, happier and more productive time at the office and away. For almost two decades, Dr John Briffa has worked with a wide range of organisations, both in the UK and abroad, to inspire literally thousands of people to live and work more healthily, effectively and sustainably. His techniques have proven, time and again, that small changes to your lifestyle will recharge your batteries and boost your performance and productivity. Areas he will cover include: diet, hydration, the amount of alcohol you drink, and the relation these bear to your quantity and quality of sleep. Many of his solutions go against conventional wisdom, but are based on the most recent and cutting-edge studies.

Escape the Diet Trap

Escape the Diet Trap

Author: John Briffa Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/01/2013

`No need to count calories, go hungry or diet ever again' The Times This revolutionary book reveals: * Ten reasons why eating a low-fat, calorie controlled diet makes sustained weight loss virtually impossible. * Why the less hungry you are, the more weight you'll lose. * How different types of calories have different fattening potential. * Why weight is not just about calories, but the impact our diet has on key hormones including insulin and leptin. * Why you should ignore foods labelled `low fat' or `light'. * Why aerobic exercise has little impact on weight, and the type of exercise that does. * The simple and mental tricks to ensure permanent success.

Waist Disposal The Ultimate Fat Loss Manual for Men

Waist Disposal The Ultimate Fat Loss Manual for Men

Author: John Briffa Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/2010

A refreshing antidote to the bewildering mass of information on diet and fitness, Waist Disposal gives you all the tools you need to leave calorie counting and strict regimes behind, and get the body you've always wanted. A practical and easy-to-apply approach, it delivers no nonsense - just pure, hard facts and long-lasting results. Are you carrying extra weight, especially around the midriff, that you'd like to get rid of? Are you confused by conflicting and contradictory weight-loss information, and just want something that really works? In this book, Dr John Briffa draws on hundreds of scientific studies to debunk popular myths about diet and exercise, and reveals the most effective way to lose fat and build an athletic physique. Learn which foods cause fatness - irrespective of calories - and which foods don't, how to harness the power of your mind to accelerate your progress, and how to get fit and toned with just 12 minutes of exercise a day.

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