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  • Published: 26 September 2013
  • ISBN: 9781405916547
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 216

Sweet Poison

Learn how to break your addiction with sugar for life




Why sugar makes us fat and damages our health

David Gillespie was fat, lethargic, the father of six kids under nine - and had failed at every diet out there. But when he cut out sugar he started to lose weight dramatically, and kept it off. Slim, with new reserves of energy, David set out to investigate the connection between sugar, our soaring obesity rates and some of the more worrying diseases of the twenty-first century.
Part personal story, part self-help and part exposé of the food manufacturing industry, this is a must-read for those on the endless treadmill of dieting and weight gain.

  • Published: 26 September 2013
  • ISBN: 9781405916547
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 216

About the author

David Gillespie

David Gillespie is a recovering corporate lawyer, co-founder of a successful software company and consultant to the IT industry. He is also the father of six young children (including one set of twins). With such a lot of extra time on his hands, and 40 extra kilos on his waistline, he set out to investigate why he, like so many in his generation, was fat. He deciphered the latest medical findings on diet and weight gain and what he found was chilling. Being fat was the least of his problems. He needed to stop poisoning himself.

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