David Gillespie

Author. Speaker. Social Entrepreneur.

Brain Reset reveals a large and robust body of research that shows how addictive activities, such as screen use, sugar consumption, drinking, gambling, shopping and smoking, spike our dopamine levels. This, in turn, affects our brain’s ability to regulate our mood. 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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Wordle is addictive. And that’s a good thing.

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Last year, Josh Wardle, a Brooklyn software engineer created Wordle, a guessing game for his partner Palak Shah. It’s a simple game loosely based on a combination of the New…

How to use habits to quit sugar

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If your New Year resolution was to be healthier then you could do a lot worse than quitting sugar. Sugar makes us fat, gives us Type II diabetes, hypertension, heart…

Stress, Uncertainty, and Isolation – a perfect storm for alcohol abuse

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Australia may have avoided the worst of COVID, but the lock-down mentality may have driven many of us into the arms of one of the hardest addictions to break. Last…

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