Books All About Bacteria Did you know that 90 per cent of our body s cells are bacterial? Or that the bacteria that cause meningitis live in our body all the time, without troubling us at all? Or even that life as we know it on earth began because bacteria rode into our world on an asteroid? The Baby Elephant Diet: A Modern Indian Guide To Eating Right Obesity and lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, chronic heart ailments and stroke are fast becoming global pandemics. this is because our health depends almost up to 80 per cent on what we eat, and modern lifestyles have caused a dramatic change in our diet. the baby elephant diet: a modern indian guide to eating right is a simple and concise guide to healthy eating, customized to indian conditions. a foodie in addition to being a health guru, author Ravi Mantha recommends neither starvation nor bland food for good health and shedding weight. his easy to follow suggestions on what to eat, and what to eat less of, will remarkably improve our health and wellbeing without compromising on taste. as the title suggests, the author maintains that the baby elephant’s preferred food, fibre, should form the most important component of our diet. the baby elephant diet is not just about becoming slim; it is a guarantee to good health. debunking many of the modern myths and misconceptions surrounding food, this book shows us how to be fit even while eating more. a mustread for weight watchers, fitness enthusiasts and those battling lifestyle diseases.