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  • Published: 13 April 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241400531
  • Imprint: Penguin Life
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $26.00

Why We Eat (Too Much)

The New Science of Appetite




A weight loss surgeon explains the truth behind our bad food habits and why diets don't work by exploring the history of nutrition and appetite

What if everything you were taught about dieting was wrong?

For over two decades, weight loss surgeon Dr Andrew Jenkinson has treated thousands of people who have become trapped in the endless cycle of dieting. Why We Eat (Too Much), combines case studies from his practice and the new science of metabolism to illuminate how our appetite really works.

Dr Jenkinson explores the fields of agriculture, pharma, anthropology and medicine to uncover the truth behind our bad food habits and explain the escalating obesity crisis. This is a practical, accessible guide to the secret to lasting weight loss.

  • Published: 13 April 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241400531
  • Imprint: Penguin Life
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $26.00

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