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Publisher's Summary

Strengthen your immunity for good.

In this groundbreaking audiobook, expert immunologist Dr. Jenna Macciochi unravels the new science around immunity and decodes exactly what it takes to be well in the modern day. Offering simple, clear and educated advice, debunking popular myths along the way, Immunity explores the secrets of people who never seem to get ill, why autoimmune disease is more prevalent than ever and how germs are actually good for us.

Covering nutrition, exercise, sleep and even mental health, this fascinating book shows us the importance of cultivating long-term health and how to do it.

©2020 Dr. Jenna Macciochi (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic Reviews

"Dr. Jenna is one of the most knowledgeable authorities on immune health and has a wonderful ability to communicate an incredibly complicated subject in a profoundly approachable and relatable way. Her book is a must read for anybody wanting to understand the intricacies of our marvellous immune system that governs our body's ability to defend itself against cancer, inflammation and improve our overall wellbeing." (Dr Rupy Aujla, author of The Doctor’s Kitchen

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Very helpful for me as I am immune deficient having Waldenstroms. I recommend this book for anyone wanting to understand how to have a healthy lifestyle.

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  • Kay
  • 07-03-2021

Excellent!

I learned a great deal from Dr. Macciochi’s wonderful book. Presented with clarity, care and evidence backed research. I also enjoyed her podcast. Thank you.

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  • A. P. Macfarlane
  • 21-06-2020

Wonderful dive into the Science of Immunity

Thoroughly enjoyed Immunity: The Science of Staying Well. Such a thorough overview, practical information and answered lots of questions I’ve wondered about regarding immunity. An absolute delight listening to Dr. Macciochi narrate the text, and helpful if you tend to sort of skim the more scientific language! I’ll definitely dip back into the audiobook and have made notes for reference as I listened.

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  • Unclepigg
  • 29-06-2020

Inaccurate information.

The narration was awful. To me, I felt like I was listening to some unenthusiastic government broadcast. The main issue was the chapter on vaccines. Important information is skipped and inaccurate information used instead. For example, she claims vaccinated can’t infect others. It’s been proven many times that they usually do. Also, vaccines are NOT rigorously tested, hence no double blind placebo studies have ever been done. Then only formaldehyde, aluminium and mercury are mentioned as “insignificant “ toxins. Not true, and she neglects to mention the other toxic chemicals such as polysorbate 80. Even before this, she mentions germ theory but doesn’t elaborate on the fact that this is all based on an outdated flawed theory. I can’t trust any more of the book based on those significant flaws and so asked for a refund.

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  • Jane Lawson
  • 03-02-2021

Should be on the syllabus at schools and made into a TV series. Absolutely essential knowledge

I haven’t yet finished listening to this book but I’ve already made many changes in my life – simple changes that will have a major effect on my immunity throughout the rest of my life. The information this book is something that everybody should know.
I downloaded this book because, after having had Covid in March and April, I’m still suffering a few effects now and again. So I decided to find out more about my immune system.
Before reading this book, I already take as much care as I can with my immunity but there are some things in here which I was completely unaware of and which make a huge difference. And these changes are not difficult to make.
Thank you Jenna for this wonderful book I am recommending it to everyone I know

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  • Tal Yishay
  • 21-01-2021

As promised..

Great summary of up to date research, easy to listen to, combination of all the important keys to good health.

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  • AOIFE London
  • 01-01-2021

Powerful tool in our kit of health improvements.

Full of evidence backed research and helpful ways to understand the body. Thank you Dr Jenna.

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  • ML
  • 30-12-2020

Really informative and easy to follow!

I found this book so useful, I am listening to it again! It clarified so many of my daily wanderings about immunity, nutrition and health. For a busy working mum and a non-scientist, it was easy to follow and it's not overwhelming.

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  • Sam L
  • 09-11-2020

Brillant summary for modern day health

A must read. Great summary of issues with modern day living and how to resolve them.

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  • TD
  • 18-09-2020

could have been really interesting

Interesting subject but I struggled to listen to the monotone narration, I just couldn't absorb any of it.

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  • owevakas
  • 04-07-2020

Narration sent me to sleep

I've heard Jenna on a couple of different podcasts and she's very engaging, but I don't think she was the best choice to narrate the book. It sounds like it's probably really good, covering loads of information in an accessible way, but most of it went in one ear and out the other because of Jenna's voice. It's a very pleasant voice, but perhaps just too pleasant! I found it soporific and had to try hard not to just tune out.

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