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Michael Mosley - Author

About the Author

Dr Michael Mosley is a British journalist, scientist, producer and TV presenter.

Featured books by Michael Mosley

The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet Lose Weight Fast and Reprogramme Your Body for Life

The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet Lose Weight Fast and Reprogramme Your Body for Life

Author: Michael Mosley Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/12/2015

Dr Michael Mosley, author of the bestselling 5:2 Fast Diet, reveals a game-changing approach to one of the greatest silent epidemics of our time - raised blood sugar levels. The food we eat today, high in sugar and easily digestible carbohydrates, is not only making us fat, but is putting us at risk of type 2 diabetes, strokes, dementia, cancer and a lifetime on medication. More than a third of adults in the UK now have raised blood sugar levels and most don't know it. In this timely book, Dr Mosley explains why we pile on dangerous abdominal fat and shows us how to shed it, fast. He demolishes common myths, such as the claim that steady weight loss is always better than rapid weight loss and that those who lose weight rapidly will inevitably put it back on. This is a book not just for those at highest risk but for anyone who has struggled with their weight and wants to regain control of their health. I feel amazing. I have been given another chance at life. Cassie, 28 - lost 20kg. Average weight loss: 14kg in 8 weeks. Includes a detailed 8-week programme with menu plans.

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Other books by Michael Mosley

Covid-19

Covid-19

Author: Michael Mosley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

FROM AWARD-WINNING SCIENCE JOURNALIST DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: THE STORY OF COVID-19, THE GREATEST PUBLIC HEALTH THREAT OF OUR TIME... This book charts the trajectory of a novel virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread. Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley provides a fascinating and detailed understanding of the secrets of this coronavirus, how it spreads, how it infects your body and how your immune system tries to fight back. With access to leading experts, he reports on the battle to find treatments and a safe and effective vaccine (ultimately, the only way to defeat the virus). Armed with the facts about Covid-19 you'll be in a better position to protect yourself and your family as the world begins to reopen. Eating well, sleeping soundly, exercising and managing stress are all vital for keeping your body and immune system in the best possible shape to fight the virus. These are areas where Dr Mosley, creator of the 5:2 diet, is well known for his science-based and practical approach.

Clever Guts Diet

Clever Guts Diet

Author: Michael Mosley Format: eBook Release Date: 30/05/2017

THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND EDITION ';I haven't felt this good in years.' Sophie, 29, former sufferer of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) Your gut is astonishingly clever. It contains millions of neurons as many as you would find in the brain of a cat and is home to the microbiome, an army of microbes that influences your mood, weight and immune system. In this groundbreaking book, Dr Mosley takes us on a revelatory journey through the gut, showing how junk food and overuse of antibiotics have wiped out many ';good' gut bacteria, leading to a modern plague of allergies, food intolerances and obesity. Setting the record straight on everything from prebiotics to probiotics, fermented foods to fasting, Dr Mosley provides scientifically proven ways to control your appetite and boost your mood. The Clever Guts Diet is packed with delicious, healing recipes, menu plans, checklists and tips all the tools you need to transform your gut and change the way you eat forever. "e;I am one of the few people to have seen their own guts in action, and I can honestly say it was one of the most remarkable and informative experiences of my scientific career. In this book I'll tell you how your gut makes you who you are, and what you can do about it."e; Dr Michael Mosley Praise for The Clever Guts Diet 'Written by the world's top ';gut health guru', Mosely's new book is a balanced and evidence-based account of how it all works. Now the lay person can implement a diet plan and understand why it's going to work.' Nobel Prize winner, Professor Barry Marshall, Marshall Centre for Infectious Diseases Research and Training 'The life-changing new plan that'll make you healthier, happier and slimmer.' Daily Mail 'This book contains a very clear summary of the latest research and hopefully will go far to teach the public about our science (for which I am very grateful!).' Dr Nicholas Chia, Microbiome Program, Mayo Institute 'A fascinating journey exploring the gut and its tiny inhabitants. As Michael Mosley points out, we are only just beginning to get to grips with this mysterious world. Do try his pumpkin porridge or purple sauerkraut and examine your gut feelings.' Dr Roy Taylor, Professor of Medicine and Metabolism, Newcastle University (UK) 'Clever Guts is very well researched and well written. I'm a dermatologist with a particular interest in eczema and acne, and this emerging area of research is making us all reconsider how important gut health is and what we can do to optimise it.' Dr Clare Tait, Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Perth Hospital and Fellow, Royal College of Physicians

8-Week Blood Sugar Diet

8-Week Blood Sugar Diet

Author: Michael Mosley Format: eBook Release Date: 28/12/2015

Number 1 bestseller with 100K copies sold in Australia and New Zealand Top 5 in nonfiction since its release in January 2016 Number 1 bestselling nonfiction on iBooks for 2016 Dr Michael Mosley, author of the bestselling 5:2 Fast Diet, reveals a game-changing approach to one of the greatest silent epidemics of our time raised blood sugar levels. Our modern diet, high in sugar and easily digestible carbohydrates, is not only making us fat, but is putting us at risk of type 2 diabetes, strokes, dementia, cancer and a lifetime on medication. Close to a quarter of adults in Australia and New Zealand now have raised blood sugar levels or are at risk of developing diabetes and most don't know it. In this timely book, Dr Mosley explains why we pile on dangerous abdominal fat and shows us how to shed it, fast. He demolishes common myths, such as the claim that steady weight loss is always better than rapid weight loss and that those who lose weight rapidly will inevitably put it back on. This is a book not just for those at highest risk but for anyone who has struggled with their weight and wants to regain control of their health. www.thebloodsugardiet.com INCLUDES A DETAILED 8-WEEK PROGRAMME WITH MENU PLANS The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet ';Draws on the latest scientific studies and weaves in moving stories... conveys real understanding of the greatest health problem of our time.' - Professor Roy Taylor, University of Newcastle, UK Now shortlisted in the popular science category for the 2016 British Medical Association Awards

FastDiet

FastDiet

Author: Michael Mosley, Mimi Spencer Format: eBook Release Date: 30/04/2013

The official US edition of the international bestseller. Is it possible to eat normally, five days a week, and become slimmer and healthier as a result?Simple answer: yes. You just limit your calorie intake for two nonconsecutive days each week500 calories for women, 600 for men. Youll lose weight quickly and effortlessly with the FastDiet. Scientific trials of intermittent fasters have shown that it will not only help the pounds fly off, but also reduce your risk of a range of diseases from diabetes to cardiovascular disease and even cancer. The scientific evidence is strong that intermittent fasting can improve health, says Dr. Mark Mattson, Chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging, and Professor of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University. This audiobook brings together the results of new, groundbreaking research to create a dietary program that can be incorporated into your busy daily life, featuring: Forty 500- and 600-calorie meals that are quick and easy to make The cutting-edge science behind the program A calorie counter that makes dieting easy And much more. Far from being just another fad, the FastDiet is a radical new way of thinking about food, a lifestyle choice that could transform your health. This is your indispensable guide to simple and effective weight loss, without fuss or the need to endlessly deprive yourself.

The Fast Diet (The official 5:2 diet)

The Fast Diet (The official 5:2 diet)

Author: Michael Mosley, Mimi Spencer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2013

IS IT POSSIBLE TO EAT WELL, MOST OF THE TIME, AND GET SLIMMER AND HEALTHIER AS YOU DO IT? WITH THE FAST DIET IT IS. This radical new approach to weight loss is the diet that everyone is talking about. It really is as simple as it sounds: you eat normally five days a week, then for just two days you cut your calories (500 for women, 600 for men). Scientific trials of Intermittent Fasting have shown that it will not only help the pounds fly off but also lower your risk of a range of diseases, including diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Dr Michael Mosley, the medical journalist whose BBC Horizon programme alerted the world to the Intermittent Fasting phenomenon, presents the fascinating science behind the 5:2 diet. Mimi Spencer, award-winning food and fashion writer, explains the practicalities of how to go about it. The Fast Diet also includes a calorie counter and a whole section of 'Fast 500' and 'Fast 600' menu plans which will enable you to incorporate this groundbreaking weight-loss system into your daily life.

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