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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781529325799

Price: £19.99

ON SALE: 22nd July 2021

Genre: Medicine / Clinical & Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology

A game-changing exploration of the amazing organ that is the human gut, which will transform your relationship with food.

The book will take you on a joint culinary and scientific journey through the gut. This is not a book about ‘dieting’ in the conventional sense, nor is it a didactic manual on how to make each and every food decision in life. It is an unapologetic celebration of what I believe to be the most amazing organ of the body, that will enhance and enlighten the way you cook and eat. Saliha Mahmood Ahmed

Written by a consultant gastroenterologist and award-winning food writer, Foodology offers a unique perspective on the joy of eating. Explaining the process of digestion and how the food we eat influences the way we feel, Saliha draws on the latest science and her own experiences as both a doctor and a cook, to bring the subject to life. From childhood memories of devouring Indian street food to why munching on a jam doughnut brings gastronomic happiness, Saliha offers simple, delicious and mostly vegetarian recipes to help you explore your gut health and find your own gastronomic happiness.

Foodology takes you on a journey from the first smell of food and bite of goodness through to the time it takes for food to leave the system, and all the processes in between. Have you ever thought about why certain smells can make your mouth water, how the texture of food can impact your taste and why some foods can make you bloat? Saliha takes you on an extensive journey through the gut to show you the true joy of food and why gastronomic happiness is so important to our lives.

(P)2021 Hodder & Stoughton Limited


A revelation and education for your taste buds, gut bugs, and dinner table conversation.
Lisa Macfarlane, The Gut Stuff
I'm a big fan of Saliha - her recipes are always smash hits and I love how she writes and her way of weaving family memories, food history and kitchen storytelling in with medical evidence and the latest research. This is a great book for anyone who wants to cook a very tasty supper that hits the spot and also get to know their bodies, moods and emotions better. Foodology is both fascinating and full of delicious meals to enjoy cooking.
Melissa Hemsley
This is an extraordinary fusion of science, literature, medicine and cookery. We've never read anything quite like it - a book that will transform your understanding of what you eat and how it makes you feel. The recipes work, are delicious and many are utterly new and fresh. A perfect offering.
Dr Xand and Dr Chris van Tulleken
What we have here is the passion of an incredible cook, coupled with the knowledge of someone who has studied intensively the effects of food on our health. This is not a diet book, but it is packed full of very useful, often incredible, and even fun topics, as well as super yummy recipes, as you would expect from a MasterChef champion. I so enjoyed this book, it does so much, it will let you cook recipes like a top chef and at the same time give you the scientific foresight of a doctor.
Gregg Wallace