David Gillespie

Author. Speaker. Social Entrepreneur.

“This is a life-changing book. I’m now 25 kilos lighter – simply by understanding and embracing the principles in Sweet Poison.”

Peter FitzSimons  

Peter FitzSimons is a well-respected columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald, is the Chair of the Australian Republican Movement and has written over 27 best-selling books.

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FREE Recipes from the Sweet Poison Cookbook

When you first quit sugar, its handy to have some stand-by recipes.  Grab this starter set of recipes from the book absolutely free.

New Book – Big Offer

The Eat Real Food Cookbook is your guide to saying ‘no’ to the food the manufacturers want you to eat and ‘yes’ to the sort of food that will help you manage your weight and the long-term health of your family.

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Order the Eat Real Food Cookbook now and get the Sweet Poison Cookbook (normally $32.95) for just $11.

Why you shouldn’t be eating Vegetable Oils

Follow David’s advice and you’ll be able to make healthy food choices based on evidence rather than what the processed food industry wants you to believe. So have a good breakfast — preferably bacon and eggs — strap yourself in, and be prepared to have everything you thought you knew about fat turned upside down.

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Which School is Best?

The great public-versus-private debate has raged for years. Will the local high school suffice, or do you need to pay big bucks for a private education?

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Are dietitians selling us out?

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Dietitians are rolling out their ritualistic warnings about ‘fad diets’ so it must be January. Prepare to be warned about the dangers of avoiding gluten, quitting sugar or going Paleo….

To have world-beating students we need world-beating teachers

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Australia’s exam results are in and they are not pretty. Our education system continues to slide backwards while the rest of the world races forward. Worse than that, the gap…

How a Soft Drink Tax (and not science) will change nutritionists’ views on sugar.

| Conflicts of Interest, Sugar | 2 Comments

For a decade, the guardians of public health have fought tooth and nail against the science on sugar and the harm it causes.  But now that the government might pay…

About David

David Gillespie is a father of six, a recovering corporate lawyer, a former co-founder of a successful software company and the author of eight bestselling books.

His first book, Sweet Poison, published in 2008 is widely credited with starting the current Australian wave of anti-sugar sentiment.

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Don’t Curse the Darkness, Light a Candle

The only way we will change the world is to change ourselves first