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Book Reviews

‘If all of the world's leaders were to read this book and promote the implementation of its recommendations, we would see a lot less premature death and morbidity. Our population would shrink in girth. Diabetes and hypertension would be relegated to the genetically less fortunate.’

Dr Shirley-Walton MD of Medscape

‘A must read, The Olive Oil Diet brings fascinating new perspectives on the Mediterranean Diet with olive oil - the essential ingredient at its heart. A practical guide to make the Mediterranean Diet part of everyday life.’

Ian Marber, nutrition consultant and columnist, founder of The Food Doctor

‘Not only a thoroughly enjoyable read, but also the most scientifically comprehensive book on one of nature's best medicines.’

Dr Aseem Malhotra, cardiologist

‘This is a great book, highlighting the huge scientific trial showing that a diet rich in olive oil can cut heart attacks by almost a third. This is better than statins and without worrying side effects.’

Professor Simon Capewell, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Liverpool

‘This is the go-to book for facts on the health benefits of olive oil and how to switch to the Mediterranean diet every day.’

Professor Tim Spector, author of The Diet Myth

‘A refreshing wake-up call to living the way we used to do. A perfect balance between science and easy reading. Something people can read, and then base their 'diet' around.’

Joe Hurd, chef and BBC presenter

‘History, culture, tradition and science: the secrets of olive oil, the most important contributing dietary factor for better health and longevity of the Mediterranean diet. You will find everything inside this enjoyable book, which will surpass all expectations.’

Professor Francesco Sofi, Professor of Food Science and Clinical Nutrition, University of Florence

‘The combination of these two experts - Dr Simon Poole and Judy Ridgway - guarantees total understanding of both the nutrition science and the culinary applications around extra virgin olive oil. If you're not already, you will be a convert to the everyday use of olive oil - for good health and great taste.’

Sara Baer-Sinnott, President, Oldways

‘Highly recommended for anyone who wants to improve their health and enjoy delicious eating at the same time.’

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