He and Monica were overweight from 1957 to 1962, when he discovered the low-carb regime for weight loss. It worked; they haven't been overweight since.This started his questioning of conventional diets.As a consequence he took up full-time research into the relationship between diet and 'diseases of civilisation' such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. As a result of his researches, he realised that the perceived wisdoms, both of low-calorie dieting for weight loss and 'healthy eating' for the control of heart disease, were seriously flawed.
Now an award winning international author with a doctorate in nutritional science, Barry has written both popular and more technical books which have been published in countries as far apart as Argentina and Russia, as well as all English-speaking countries. He currently divides his time between researching, lecturing and writing books about the management and prevention of obesity, diabetes and associated conditions.
Great book! Takes time to get through all the content but if you are interested in "learning" about the why and why not food is the most important health factor to give... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Alexandra M.
Absolutely loved it.....it needs to become our mainstream diet.....We would all be healthier for it!Published 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Great book. Very informative based on sound science and common sense! Very recommendable. It covers all the bases about what should form and not should form a healthy diet for... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kai G. Henriksen
Phenomenal book. From the beginning to the end you'll find something that you were unaware whether it's in the food and/or pharmaceutical industry, the physiology of the body or... Read morePublished 9 months ago by MDC partner
This book is the most informative and condeming book on food,pharmecuticals and medical establishment ever. Read morePublished 13 months ago by William Ables
A tour-de-force on the evils of high-carb eating! Barry Groves makes his case with references to all the studies one could possibly need for proof. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Pamela L. Smithson
I would heartily recommend this book to any human interested in nutrition, health, illness, or weight. It is clearly and convincingly writtenPublished 18 months ago by Ylodazy
I really enjoy this book. It has a lot of great information. I actually learned a lot of new stuff, and I read a lot about low carb eating.Published 21 months ago by C. Scilley