Judith Wills

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Judith Wills (born 1949 - ) is a British author, food and health journalist, magazine editor and columnist. She was born in Oxfordshire, the youngest child of a telephone salesman and an ex-primary schoolteacher and was educated at the Oxford College of Technology (now Oxford Brookes University . She lives on the borders of Herefordshire and Wales.


In 1967, at age 17, she moved to London and became a secretary, then a writer, for the UK’s pop culture magazine Fabulous[1] at the end of the Swinging Sixties, and spent many years in the London media and show business scene.[2]

Wills was editor of Slimmer magazine for over 10 years and then wrote a weekly food column in The Daily Express. She writes for several websites including Netmums and Saga.

Her books have been published in 14 languages.[3] The best known book is The Food Bible, which is held by 1400 libraries according to WorldCat [3]

She has also written numerous related diet books, cookbooks, and an autobiography, Keith Moon Stole My Lipstick, published by UKA Press in 2008, and held in 10 libraries according to WorldCat [4] The book has been featured in The Daily Mail,[5] Women’s Weekly and Candis Magazine.



  • The Food Bible First publish in 1998 by London : Quadrille, ISBN 9781899988976, and New York : Simon & Schuster Editions ISBN 9780684856926 Revised ed.. in 2007.
    • translated into Chinese as Shi wu sheng jing : jun heng yin shi yu jian kang zhi nan, into Spanish as Alimentos que consumimos : guía definitiva sobre lo bueno y lo malo de los productos alimentarios, and into Polish as Biblia żywności i żywienia
  • The Diet Bible
  • Feeding Kids London : Headline, 2009.
  • The Green Food Bible
  • The Garden to Kitchen Expert with Dr D. G. Hessayon, Transworld, 2011.
  • The Children’s Food Bible
  • Take Off 10 Years In 10 Weeks
  • Everyday Eating for Babies and Children
  • Midlife, New Life London : Quadrille, 2005
  • 6 Ways to Lose a Stone in 6 Weeks
  • The Omega Diet
  • Judith Wills’ Slimmer's Cookbook
  • Judith Wills’ Virtually Vegetarian

Her books have been serialized in many UK national newspapers, including The Sunday Times, The Mail on Sunday and The Daily Mail.

Magazines and Newspapers[edit]

Wills has written for national magazines and newspapers, including The Daily Mail, The Mirror, Daily Express, Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Weekly, Zest, Slimming, Marie Claire, Teletext and Waitrose Food Illustrated.

Radio and TV[edit]

Wills has starred in three Top 10 videos adapted from her books and has made many TV appearances and over 500 radio broadcasts.[6]


  1. ^ OCLC 42282085
  2. ^ Philippa May "A fab life in the crazy '60s" Hereford Times, Thursday 11 September 2008 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 August 2011. Retrieved 2008-09-11.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ a b WorldCat Identities
  4. ^ WorldCat book page
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ [2][permanent dead link] (Smooth Radio West Midlands)

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