Dr Andrew Jenkinson is a consultant surgeon with a special interest in advanced laparoscopic, or keyhole surgery. He is part of an expert team developing advances in gastrointestinal (stomach and bowel) surgery at University College Hospital in Bloomsbury, central London.
Fascinating science ... One of Britain's top weight loss experts * ITV * Cool, clear and highly persuasive ... a radical approach to weight loss * Sunday Times * I would recommend [it] to anyone trying to lose weight. I would also recommend [it] to those who struggle to be kind to people with obesity * The Times * A compelling look at the science of appetite and metabolism * Vogue * Debunks the myths around dieting and weight-loss * Telegraph * A refreshing antidote to junk public health diet advice. The current epidemic of obesity and diet-related disease is a legacy of catastrophic public health advice based on flimsy science. Dr Jenkinson takes-down this failed paradigm and replaces it with sensible, workable advice that reflects the sanity of new-wave nutrition thinking. Articulate, clear, a joy to read, this is a book that really needed written * Joanna Blythman, author of 'Swallow This' * Will engross anyone who has ever struggled with dieting, but you don't have to want to lose weight to read it ... If you do this then 2020 might be the year that you learn to understand your body * Telegraph Weekend * Dr Jenkinson wants solutions because he knows how recent and overwhelming the global weight problem is ... His key insight is that weight isn't chosen by our conscious mind. Our bodies are designed to keep our weight at a set point ... His message is for individuals wanting help, not industry or government, who may block their ears. It's one of enjoyment, not deprivation, summed up by eat more, rest more ... He promises no incredible solutions, no drastic fat loss, no scourging or short-term January misery, just a gradual improvement in metabolic health, weight and wellbeing over months and years. I hope he's listened to * Jenni Russell, The Times * Distilling what he has learned over decades of practice [...] in his book, Mr Jenkinson says a far better approach is to ditch the quick-fix solution in favour of an old-fashioned approach' * Mail on Sunday *