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  • Published: 3 July 2017
  • ISBN: 9781405932639
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $30.00

The Pioppi Diet

The 21-Day Anti-Diabetes Lifestyle Plan as followed by Tom Watson, author of Downsizing

Lose weight and live longer, happier and healthier whilst eating the food you love, with this revolutionary new Italian approach to diet and lifestyle

A diet that allows red wine, chocolate and the most delicious Italian food you can imagine? The Pioppi Plan offers just that, but so much more - lose weight, de-stress and live healthier and longer with this revolutionary new programme. Pioppi itself, a small Italian village which is home to the healthiest, longest-living people in the world, offers secrets that have never before been shared: until now.

Based on five years of research and drawing on over 100 studies on Pioppi, Dr Aseem Malhotra, a trained cardiologist, has created a plan which is designed to provide readers with the joy and wellbeing of a Mediterranean lifestyle by making small 'marginal gains' over a 21-day period. Each little change the book encourages you to make will add up to weight lost and years gained, across eight key areas: diet, movement, sleep, stress management, sunshine, exercise, posture and social interaction. This isn't a diet or lifestyle which requires saying 'no' to the things you love, nor exercising for hours upon end, but rather making simple, achievable and long-lasting changes.

  • Published: 3 July 2017
  • ISBN: 9781405932639
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $30.00

Praise for The Pioppi Diet

A fearless and brilliant book that stands to dramatically improve the nation's health

David Haslam, Chair of the National Obesity Forum and Chair of the Institute or Health and Care Excellence

Revolutionary. It should be read by everyone

Sir Richard Thompson, Past President of the Royal College of Physicians and personal physician to HRH Queen Elizabeth

The book has the power to make millions of people healthier and happier. If we all adopted The Pioppi Diet we would quickly reverse the obesity epidemic and be able to sustain our National Health Service

Andy Burnham, former Secretary of State for Health

The secrets behind 'the world's healthiest village'

Daily Express

The real secret of the Med . . . Be prepared for everything you believe to be true about nutrition to be turned on its head.

The Daily Telegraph

The 'world's healthiest village' thanks high-fat diets and daily wine for longer life

Country Life

Pioppi . . . extols the virtues of diets rich in 'real foods' containing natural fats, extra virgin oil, eggs, greens, nuts

Daily Express

Cut out white rice, pasta and sugar to reverse diabetes

Daily Express

Finally - a simple, science-backed guide to exactly what we should be putting on our plates for a long and healthy life

Get the Gloss

Food for thought . . . if you want to live longer . . . a lifestyle phenomenon

Belfast Telegraph

This year's hottest diet plan


A myth-free guide to a healthier lifestyle

Eastern Eye

Eat your way to a healthy heart . . . I recommend Dr Malhotra's The Pioppi Diet, which examines the lifestyle of the Pioppi people in Italy who live long and healthy lives

Sarah Stacey, Mail on Sunday

A must-read for everyone, but especially for GPs who can make the most impact as they provide diet and lifestyle advice daily

The Pulse

The Pioppi Diet caused a storm in the health world . . . we even dubbed it the only diet book you'll ever need, thanks to its common-sense advice and myth busting approach

Get the Gloss

This is not just a diet book; it's a healthcare manifesto

British Journal of General Practice

This book can help to clear up confusion about fats and oils, fads and fakes and gives a view on 'the epidemic of misinformation out there'

Desang Diabetes Magazine

I am obsessed with The Pioppi Diet . . . I feel leaner, energised, definitely less bloated and more healthy. I genuinely feel like this is no longer a diet plan, it's just the way I eat

Sara Cox

A simple way to make your life healthier in 21 days

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