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Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781760556709
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 29/05/2018
  • Category: Lifestyle, sport & leisure / Health & wholefood cookery
    Lifestyle, sport & leisure / Cookery for specific diets & conditions
    Health & personal development / General
  • Imprint: Macmillan Australia
  • Pages: 224
  • Price: $34.99

A cookbook based on science and inspired by a love of good food.

Like many doctors worried about soaring rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease, Dr Sandro Demaio, star of the ABC's Ask the Doctor, knows that the single most effective thing we can do to improve our health is to improve our diet. He also knows that many of us are confused by what this means.

His first book, The Doctor's Diet, cuts through the noise of conflicting dietary information and presents a simple, affordable and delicious way of eating that is accessible to every Australian. Drawing on his Italian heritage, his medical training and knowledge as an international expert on obesity, he explains that the best diet is one based on unprocessed ingredients, simply and easily prepared.

The book features 110 recipes plus clever tips for making sure that preparing and eating good food is the most pleasurable way possible to get well and stay healthy.

Author Information

Dr Alessandro Demaio, or Sandro, trained and worked as a medical doctor at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, and has a Masters in Public Health and a PhD in noncommunicable diseases. He currently works as a Medical Officer for noncommunicable conditions and nutrition with the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development at the World Health Organization's global headquarters in Geneva. Sandro also co-hosts the ABC TV show Ask the Doctor - an innovative and exploratory factual medical series, the second installment of which starts in June 2018.

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