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James Wong /10-a-day the easy way

Botanist, science writer and broadcaster, James Wong will Discuss and Sign his Book, 10-a-day the easy way, Fuss-Free Recipes & Simple Science to Transform Your Health

  • Thu Apr 04, 2019 - 19:30
  • St Francis College

Eating healthily can be a confusing business. But what if there were a single, simple change you could make that would transform your health without forcing you to give up the foods you love?

According to a growing body of international studies, little tweaks to your everyday diet to get you beyond the 5-a-day portions of fruit and veg minimum and towards 10-a-day could slash your risk of developing the biggest diseases to affect the Western world, including heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death. In fact, experts agree that simply eating more fruit and veg is the single most important dietary change you can do for your health!

James Wong is a Kew-trained botanist, science writer and broadcaster based in London. Graduating with a Master of Science degree in Ethnobotany in 2006, he pursued his key research He is the author of the best-selling books Grow Your Own Drugs, Homegrown Revolution and, for Mitchell Beazley, RHS Grow for Flavour (more than 64,000 copies sold) and the Sunday Times bestseller, How to Eat Better (more than 85,000 copies sold). He has presented BBC2’s award-winning series Grow Your Own Drugs and co-presented, with Dr Michael Mosley, The Secrets of Your Food – a major BBC series on the science of food. He has a column in the Observer magazine.