David Gillespie

Author. Speaker. Social Entrepreneur.

Teen Brain is a book about why screens are making your teenager depressed, anxious and prone to lifelong addictive illnesses – and how to stop it now.

 

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“This is a life-changing book. I’m now 41 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.

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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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Excerpt from Teen Brain

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Order Now I started researching this book because two mothers of teenagers told me to. My wife, Lizzie, said she was barely able to get through a conversation with another...

Excerpt from Taming Toxic People

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Imagine for a minute that you are carving your way, machete in hand, through impenetrable jungle in some terribly exotic place. You happen upon a clearing when suddenly you notice…

Why are we throwing money at people who choose not to use Public Education?

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The Government has just decided to throw another 4.6 billion taxpayer dollars at a sector which already sucks up $12 billion a year of Australia’s education funding.  On equity grounds…

About David

“Gillespie is academically gifted, a linguist, excellent at most things he turns his mind to…he’s a polymath, an old-fashioned Renaissance man, who finds few things dull and everything else interesting.” The Courier Mail

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