The Science of Skinny

The Science of Skinny : Start Understanding Your Body's Chemistry - and Stop Dieting Forever

4.14 (301 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?


With scientific research, her own chemistry background, and the traditional diets of our not-so-distant ancestors as her guide, Dee McCaffrey casts new light on an age-old wisdom: Eating foods in their closest-to-natural form is the true path to sustained weight loss and, in fact, the remedy for almost any health problem. We are so far removed from foods in their natural state that we now call them"health foods,&rdquo a sad admission that we've compromised our health for the sake of convenience. The Science of Skinny aims to create a space for change- to educate and enlighten readers on the value of proper nutrition so that they can find a healthier and more life-affirming relationship with their bodies and the food they eat. Offering serial dieters a healthy and lifelong way to shed pounds- and keep them off- The Science of Skinny includes: kick-start plans guidelines for family- and kid-friendly meals quick and delicious menus and more than 50 recipes shopping lists and eating-on-the-go tips easy fitness routines and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 33.02mm | 544.31g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • Da Capo Lifelong
  • Camnridge, US, United States
  • English
  • 0738215570
  • 9780738215570
  • 300,237

About Dee McCaffrey

Dee McCaffrey is an organic chemist, nutrition educator, and cofounder of the centre for Processed-Free Living. She appears regularly on television and radio shows throughout the United States and Canada. She lives in Tempe, more

Review quote

Kirkus Reviews, 6/1/12 "Sample menus, recipes and tips on how to avoid processed foods make this a helpful lifestyle guide." Booklist, 6/28/12"Her personal story is compelling; the statistics she uses are alarming (today 38 states have obesity rates of more than 25 percent), and her theme is strong...Her passion and her personal story are so inspiring that her antidieting, pronatural foods book is worth a look." Taste for Life, July 2012"This eye-opening book...offers compelling scientific evidence of the harm junk foods inflict." Living Without, December/January 2012"This is more than a cookbook. It's instruction on how to change your diet and your lifestyle in order to successfully lose excess weight-and keep it off. A lifeline for overcoming food obsession." Energy Times, January 2013"The Science of Skinny is designed to give people the knowledge they need to become responsible consumers."show more

Rating details

301 ratings
4.14 out of 5 stars
5 44% (133)
4 32% (97)
3 19% (58)
2 3% (8)
1 2% (5)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X