Trick and Treat

by Barry Groves

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LoveReading View on Trick and Treat

A controversial account, illustrated with hard evidence, of how we, in the name of ‘Healthy Eating’ are actually damaging ourselves and how the NHS could, and should, prevent this. He tackles all aspects from obesity, sunshine, exercise and fads to drive his extraordinarily well-researched message home. It makes for alarming reading, an important book.

Sarah Broadhurst

Trick and Treat Synopsis

'Few people have “old age” as a cause of death on their death certificate.Today, we die of cancer, heart attacks, strokes, osteoporosis, diabetes…And we accept these conditions as normal causes of death. They aren't – and neither is the ill-health, pain and discomfort that make our later years a misery.'


In this controversial, evidence-based account of how and why the health-care establishment has got the concept of 'healthy eating' so wrong, Barry Groves shows us how to take charge of our own health and lives, in contravention of what the health-care industry would have us believe and do.

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ISBN: 9781905140220
Publication date: 30/10/2008
Publisher: Hammersmith Press Limited
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781905140220
Publication date: 30th October 2008
Author: Barry Groves
Publisher: Hammersmith Press Limited
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 502 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, The Real World,
Categories: Diets & dieting,

About Barry Groves

Barry Groves, who lives with his wife, Monica, in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, can rightfully claim to be Britain's leading exponent of the low-carb way of life as he has lived on, researched, lectured and written about it for well over 40 years. He and Monica were overweight from 1957 to 1962, when he discovered the low-carb regime for weight loss. It worked; they haven't been overweight since.This started his questioning of conventional diets.As a consequence he took up full-time research into the relationship between diet and 'diseases of civilisation' such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. As a result of ...

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