truth, lies and chocolate

99 Facts and Fairytales About Food

The truth about nutrition can be very hard to swallow. But you’ll be devouring healthy tips in no time when you pick up truth, lies and chocolate, the comprehensive book by Julie Meek.

Julie’s friendly style and bite-sized morsels of information make it easy to pick up and find simple facts to help you get the most from the food that you eat – whether you’re an athlete, a school kid, a mum, a corporate executive or Joe Bloggs!

  1. Discover how chocolate and red wine can be a full-body treat
  2. Find out how to get your energy high and keep it there.
  3. Learn how to avoid spending money on gimmick nutrition programs.
  4. Read the facts and fairytales about coffee, omega-3, detoxing and diet soft drinks.
  5. Pick up tips on carbohydrates, the Glycaemic Index, probiotics’ and sports drinks.

No hype. Just fresh, accurate information that you can apply to make healthy changes to your diet in an instant.

This book was a finalist in the World Food Media Awards.

Price: $29.95 including P&H

What are people saying?

“truth, lies and chocolate cuts through the misinformation on food and nutrition out there like a chainsaw through a lamington, with 99 Facts and Fairytales. Julie Meek’s matter of fact, informative writing style is welcomed in these days of fads and nutritional half-truths. Lovingly illustrated by local artist Natalee Poli.”
– Spice Magazine

“It’s about time someone got frank with us. With the multi-million dollar weight loss industry still cashing in, something isn’t working. All the information provided is thoroughly researched, so whether you like it or not, Julie’s advice is spot on the money. Her easy to understand and humorous manner helps the digestion of hard truths, so anyone seeking the real story on weight loss and general health will benefit from this read.”
– Scoop Magazine

“truth, lies and chocolate is a tasty-looking, handbag sized collection of facts and fairytales about food and a handy reference for anyone looking to dispel the myths and separate fact from fiction.”
– West Weekend Magazine