• Diet Books - Letter on Corpulence, Addressed to the Public by William Banting
  • Diet Books - Pure, White, and Deadly: How Sugar Is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop It by John Yudkin
  • Diet Books - The F-Plan Diet: Lose Weight Fast and Live Longer by Audrey Eyton
  • Diet Books - The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted by T. Colin Campbell & Thomas M. Campbell II
  • Diet Books - The Fast Diet: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Live Longer with the Simple Secret of Intermittent Fasting by Michael Mosley

Diet Books, selected by Tim Spector

Fad diets have been with us for generations, but the truth is that any regime that focuses on excluding whole food groups should be approached with caution, says Tim Spector, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at King’s College London and author of the bestselling books The Diet Myth and Spoon-Fed. For this reason, he says, intermittent fasting (also known as the 5:2 diet) is the only weight-loss diet he’d truly recommend.