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The Real Meal Revolution: The Radical, Sustainable Approach to Healthy Eating

Tim Noakes, Jonno Proudfoot, Sally-Ann Creed

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Prose: non-fiction, Diets & dieting

The Real Meal Revolution offers a return to the way human beings are supposed to eat: a low-carbohydrate, high-fat and no-sugar diet. The work of a scientist, a nutritionist and a phenomenal chef, it turns their extensive research and experience into a definitive eating guide and cookbook, packed with simple, delicious and beautifully photographed recipes, that will radically transform your

'Scientists labelled fat the enemy . . . they were wrong.'
Time magazine

We've been told for years that eating fat is bad for us, that it is a primary cause of high blood pressure, heart disease and obesity. The Real Meal Revolution debunks this lie and shows us the way back to restored health through eating what human beings are meant to eat.

This book will radically transform your life by showing you clearly, and easily, how to take control of not just your weight, but your overall health, too - through what you eat. And you can eat meat, seafood, eggs, cheese, butter, nuts . . . often the first things to be prohibited or severely restricted on most diets. This is Banting, or Low-Carb, High-Fat (LCHF) eating, for a new generation, solidly underpinned by years of scientific research and by now incontrovertible evidence.

This extraordinary book, already a phenomenal bestseller, overturns the conventional dietary wisdom of recent decades that placed carbohydrates at the base of the supposedly healthy-eating pyramid and that has led directly to a worldwide epidemic of obesity and diabetes. Both a startling revelation, and as old as humanity itself, it offers a truly revolutionary approach to healthy eating that explodes the myth, among others, that cholesterol is bad for us.

This is emphatically not just another unsustainable, quick-fix diet or a fad waiting to be forgotten, but a long-delayed return to the way human beings are supposed to eat.

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Tim Noakes

PROFESSOR TIM NOAKES (the Scientist) is a widely respected Professor of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Cape Town. He has run more than 70 marathons and ultra-marathons and is the author of the books The Lore of Running, Challenging Beliefs and Waterlogged. After publishing his latest book, Tim entered the dietary sphere, challenging the science behind obesity, coronary heart disease and heart attacks. Subsequently he has dedicated his life to opening people's eyes to the myth of low-fat eating and the nutritional and environmental crisis it has led us to. In this book, Tim unleashes the science behind the research and studies he has been conducting since the inception of this 'bee in his bonnet'.