The Thing About Calories

The Thing About Calories

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Food is said to be the most abused 'drug', with 700,000 people in Britain currently estimated to be suffering from obesity. A recent article in The Observer quoted slimming as being 'the nation's favourite obsession'. This book takes a good look at some of the issues and misconceptions surrounding eating and dieting. Light-hearted commentary, quotes from celebrities such as Nigella Lawson, Delia Smith, Dawn French and Rosemary Conley and lively cartoons combine with practical tips to produce a book that is both entertaining and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 112 x 146 x 10mm | 117.94g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Cartoon line drawings
  • 0745948340
  • 9780745948348

Table of contents

Section headings: Food Focus, Happy Eating, Downsizing, Choc-alert, Healthy Livingshow more

About Liz Babbs

Liz Babbs, M.Ed, is an author, performer and broadcaster. A former ME sufferer, she is patron of the charity 'Christians with ME'. Liz has been described as 'an expert in relaxation and meditation' and has led sessions on radio and TV as well as at Waterstone's, Greenbelt and Easter People. Liz writes on issues of health and spirituality and her publications include CDs as well as books. The Thing About Stress (2002) was her first title for more

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'Anyone who struggles with their weight will love reading this book. It is easy to read, full of wit and wisdom and a great book to dip in and dip out of when you feel the need for a little boost. We can win the weight loss battle and this charming little book will help us to do so.' -- Rosemary Conleyshow more

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