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  • SFSK

    Patrick Holford

    • £3.99
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    A delicious full-colour cookbook designed to help parents improve their child's diet, Smart Food for Smart Kids is an invaluable guide that is packed with simple recipes that children will love.

    Following in the steps of their groundbreaking Food for the Brain study, Patrick Holford and Fiona McDonald Joyce's practical, advice-packed book offers readers a wealth of knowledge for improving a child's diet, utilising detailed meal plans and offering advice on shopping, eating out, dealing with fussy eaters and much, much more...

    Developed with children's taste buds in mind, the behaviour-improving and brain-boosting recipes in Smart Food for Smart Kids will not only fill their tummies, but are carefully designed to improve their energy, mood and concentration.
  • NYBB
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    Written by the highly respected specialists at Neal's Yard Remedies, this book will help you discover how beneficial ingredients work - and how you can use them to create over 100 organic well-being products, ranging from anti-ageing eye creams to exfoliating masks!

    The guide will also show you how to refresh cosmetic and skin-care routines, as well as advice on using the right make-up for your skin tone and how home-made natural remedies can enhance your natural beauty.

    There are also step-by-step guides to simple pampering techniques that will improve your well-being, including feet and hand massages. As well as this, the book will show you how to enjoy glowing skin, a younger-looking complexion and stronger hair - without having to buy commercial products!
  • SHIN

    Shelina Permalloo

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    MasterChef winner Shelina Permalloo provides a selection of delicious recipes that will keep you full while helping you keep fit!

    Full of Shelina's favourite healthy recipes that have been inspired by her exotic holidays and Mauritian heritage, the cookbook is full of easy-to-follow instructions for delicious dishes that helped her lose 3 stone! Each recipe even comes with a calorie, sugar and fat count for each portion.

    Full of home-made, whole food packed with flavour, among the highlights are Steamed Hake with Wasabi, Soy and Ginger, Baked Moroccan Eggs, Make-ahead Banana Bread and an Orange Blossom and Rose Creme Brulee.
  • MMDE

    Stephanie Brookes

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    In Meditation Made Easy, Stephanie Brookes brushes aside the outdated stereotype of meditation involving sitting in a contorted position by showing how we can all incorporate simple meditation techniques into our ever-increasingly busy modern lives!

    Written in an easy-to-follow format - even for those new to the concept - the book has step-by-step guided meditations that will help calm your mind, body and soul. Among the meditations featured are those for self-healing, relationships and for people who are always on the go!
    Stephanie also provides engaging and insightful information on the benefits meditation can bring to your well-being, as well as advice on how even a very short meditation can help you reduce stress, ease tension and find inner peace.
  • BBTW

    Christina Butcher

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    From elaborate "up-dos" to more casual braids, beautiful buns and traditional twists, Braids, Buns and Twists! is the ultimate guide to creating over 80 classic and modern hairstyles at home.

    Full of luscious photographs, step-by-step diagrams and top knot(ch) tips for success, the book takes the guesswork out of best-loved hairstyles and provides readers with a wealth of information for creating showstopping hairstyles: from trend-setting styles for teens to styles for professionals, parties, casual beach days and much, much more...

    Written by global hairstyle blog Hair Romance's Christina Butcher, Brains, Buns and Twists! is a comprehensive and inspirational guide to taking your hairdressing skill to a more professional level.
  • WORK

    Chrissie Gallagher-Mundy

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    Written by Chrissie Gallagher-Mundy, Total Home Workout is an inspirational book that aims to get you in shape, whether you're a keep-fit fanatic or a fitness phobic.

    According to the book, all you need is 20 minutes of focused exercise a day to reshape your body. Simple exercises and routines that easily fit in with your lifestyle are included, enabling you to see the results of your workout quickly.
  • EKFF

    Ella's Kitchen

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    Covering each and every step of the weaning journey - from six months to a year - The First Foods Book from Ella's Kitchen includes more than 130 recipes for little ones on their journey of flavour exploration.

    From single-veg purees to exciting combinations and full meals, every recipe has been rigorously tested to ensure it meets with Ella's Kitchen nutritional standards - and, of course, the all-important taste test!

    With weekly meal planners, a pull-out meal chart, top tips and a host of delicious baby recipes that Mummy or Daddy might have trouble resisting, The First Foods Book is the essential guide to weaning your baby - the fun and stress-free Ella's Kitchen way.
  • JUIC

    Liz Earle

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    A fast and effective way to ensure amazing health benefits - from weight loss, improving your skin and vitality to boosting your immune system - trusted health, beauty and well-being expert Liz Earle offers a plethora of delicious recipes in her new book Juice.

    Giving the lowdown on her favourite ingredients, reasons why home-made juices are so much better than shop-bought ones and tips on inner-cleansing diets, detox programmes and much more, the book is a wonderful tool for ensuring you get your recommended daily allowance of vitamins and minerals in a mouth-watering way.

    Packing in your daily veg and fruit has never been so easy!
  • TGSB

    Sarah Ockwell-Smith

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    There are few things as challenging as a young child's sleep - or lack of! This brand new book from the founder of BabyCalm, Sarah Ockwell-Smith, is an indispensable guide for parents, whatever challenges they're facing with their child's sleep.

    From bringing a newborn home to when they're settled in at school, this unique and eye-opening book sheds new light on common sleep problems and, using cutting-edge research and anecdotal information, provides a gentle, no-tears approach to handling a host sleep issues including night waking, bed-wetting and much, much more...

    Perfect for both expectant and exhausted parents, with the help of The Gentle Sleep Book by Sarah Ockwell-Smith sleepless nights will be a thing of the past.
  • GAYC
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    It doesn't matter whether you live in the city centre or have little space available to grow at home, Grow All You Can in Three Square Feet is full of unique solutions that allow you to grow your own fruit and vegetables whatever your spacial limitations.

    Full of key techniques, step-by-step instructions, full-colour photographs and easy-to-read diagrams and charts, this innovative guide will help you maximize space and ensure you are getting the most out of your space and plants.

    From tomatoes on your windowsill to wisteria up your wall, Naomi Schillinger's easy-to-follow instructions provide all of the inspiration you need to improve your diet and make the most of the space you have available while encouraging a healthy-eating lifestyle.
  • DEYW

    Dale Pinnock

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    Dale Pinnock - TV's Medicinal Chef and an all-round nutrition expert - reveals the best ways to treat type-2 diabetes in this incredible handbook/cookbook.

    In the book, Dale investigates why diabetes is on the rise and attempts to find out what we can do about it. Importantly, he believes a change in diet can be used to heal type-2 diabetes, while the recipes can be used alongside conventional medicine to help relieve type-1 diabetes.

    The first half of the book finds Dale looking at the physiology and anatomy of diabetes and how the modern diet contributes to this, while the second half provides a selection of recipes that will help you get 'carb-smart'. From an Avocado and Cheddar Omelette with Spicy Salsa to Chicken and Lentil Curry and even Low-GI Cheesecakes for pudding, there's something here to help you avoid - or relieve - diabetes.
  • EWTE

    Rachel de Thample

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    We all strive to (or at least like to think we do) eat our five recommended portions of fruit and veg every day, but sometimes it can be a lot harder than it sounds. That is, until now! Rachel de Thample, food editor for Abel & Cole, makes making delicious, nutritious food effortless in her brand new healthy cookbook, Five.

    An inspiration treasure trove to delightful dishes, in this healthy recipe book you will find a plethora of healthy-eating recipes including Fig, Almond and Orange Blossom Water Muffins; Wild Spring Spaghetti; Carrot Cake Scones; and much, much more besides - each with clearly flagged fruit and vegetable portion numbers (some of which even offer a full five portions!).

    Working for the likes of Marco Pierre White, Heston Blumenthal and Peter Gordon, Rachel knows a thing or two about flavoursome foods. We highly recommend this book for all those looking to embrace a healthy lifestyle.
  • GFJW

    James Wong

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    We've all learned how to master growing beautiful-looking fruits and vegetables, but have you ever been disappointed with the flavours of the produce you've spent so long treating with the utmost care and attention? That's where James Wong comes in!

    By following his groundbreaking scientific tips and techniques, your fruit and veg yield will benefit from measurable improvements in flavour and supercharged quality and health value of all your home-grown harvests. Plus, you'll find 36 simple recipes for making the most of your new flavour-packed produce.

    Published in association with the Royal Horticultural Society, James Wong's new book, Grow for Flavour, gives you the techniques to maximize flavour while minimizing the effort involved.
  • ALZKW

    Paul Dolan

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    As a Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics, Dolan conducts original research into the measurement of happiness and its causes and consequences, including the effects of our behaviour. Here he creates a new outlook on the pursuit of happiness - it's not just how you feel, it's how you act. Happiness by Design shows that being happier requires us to actively re-design our immediate environment. Enough has been written on how to think happy. Happiness by Design is about how to behave happy and how to incorporate the most recent research findings into our everyday lives.
  • MFYB
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    Many parents love to keep a record of their baby's eventful first year in the big, wide world and whose illustrations are better to accompany these incredible pictures and notes than We're Going On a Bear Hunt's Helen Oxenbury's?

    Featuring her famous babies - stars of picture books for over 30 years - this is a wonderful book to remember precious moments forever. A brilliant gift for new parents!
  • LBCD

    Valerie Orsoni

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    Through four distinct phases - Detox, Attack, Maintenance and Booster - Valerie Orsoni shows how you can cleanse the body of toxins, attack stubborn body fat and cellulite, lose weight faster and keep it off with LeBootCamp Diet.

    Encouraging a great new lifestyle where weight stays off, the body is toned and energy soars, the book finds Valerie looking back at her unhappy past as an overweight young adult and how she adapted to a healthy lifestyle with a diet that has delicious food right at its heart.

    With over 90 simple and healthy recipes to choose from throughout the book, it brings the best of the popular website www.LeBootCamp.com into the comfort of your own kitchen.
  • SYPW
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    If you have - or know anyone who has - a wedding coming up in the near future, How to Style Your Perfect Wedding will help them with all the planning to ensure the day is as spectacular and unforgettable as all weddings should be! Even if you're just helping to plan the day with a friend or family member, it will become an invaluable resource...

    Written by the experts at DK, the book covers everything from themes to ideas for a bridal shower and even how to add hand-made touches like bespoke bouquets to the occasion. The book also provides in-depth information on dress shapes and how you can incorporate traditions from different cultures around the world into the big day.

    There are also step-by-step projects to help you tailor a wedding to a couple's personalities and variations on the projects make sure it can be unique!
  • MLKB
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    The perfect gift to let your mum know that you love her this Mother's Day, Mums Are Like Buttons: They Hold Everything Together is full of poignant and inspirational quotes about mothers.

    Beautifully illustrated, the book shows how the relationship between children and mothers is strong and special all over the world and across different cultures, From Jewish, Persian and Irish proverbs through to quotes from Louisa May Alcott, Jeanette Winterson and Fay Weldon, this is a heart-warming anthology sure to bring a smile to her face!

    Perfect for letting your mum know just how how much you love her!
  • AYOW

    Dr Boniwell & Dr MacNair

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    From the food we eat to the activities and pastimes we choose, A Year of Well-being provides 365 simple ways in which we can live happier, healthier and smarter.

    Written by physician and medical journalist Dr. Patricia MacNair and psychologist Dr. Ilona Boniwell, the book shows how you can take control of lifestyle choices throughout the four seasons and is sure to encourage a new positive outlook.

    With postive advice for every day of the year, the beautiful book is full of colour illustrations and is very informative, inspirational and scientifically rigorous!
  • TSFF

    Robert West

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    One of the most popular New Year's Resolutions is to quit smoking and The SmokeFree Formula could have the answer if you have decided to stop for 2015.

    Featuring a revolutionary approach from Professor Robert West, the book contains advice that can apply to all smokers on all occasions. It takes a look at some of the quitting methods available and reveals which are the most effective, before combining these with a personalised formula that can work for all levels of smokers.

    Drawing on more than 30 years of research, Professor West not only tells you how to combat cravings and avoid putting on weight, he also provides advice on nicotine patches, e-cigarettes and whether it's better to cut down or go cold turkey.
  • RUNN

    Susie Whalley

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    A new edition of the 'runaway' bestseller, Running Made Easy is a friendly and inspiring fitness and nutrition advice guide, full of real-life running stories, that is a must-have book for aspiring runners and running enthusiasts.

    Taking things right back to basics with beginner running and fitness plans, fill-in charts and diary sections, the book even provides jargon-free advice and lessons on everything you need to learn to fall in love with running.

    Packed with step-by-step instructional photographs, warm-up and cool-down techniques, goal-setting advice, motivational stories and more, the book - whether your planning a marathon or a jog around the block - is sure to make you feel empowered, motivated and ready to succeed.
  • AIRGZ
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    Say a Little Prayer provides a fresh, modern means of relating to the spiritual. In our ever more frenetic age, this original and exciting set does not intend to replace or compete with pre-existing religious practices and imagery, but instead to reinterpret the moments of calm offered by religious iconography and text in a contemporary, multicultural way.

    Uniting spiritual schools of thought from across history and geography, the title presents ten colorful card sets connected with Brazilian Candomble, Buddhism, Catholicism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Judaism, Kabbalah, Islam, Protestantism, and Shinto. Each set contains eleven beautifully designed cards, including one card introducing the religion, and 10 individual icon and prayer cards, which combine an image with a corresponding text.

    Whether illustrating the exquisite, intricate design of Islamic patterns; the beauty of Hindu goddess Durga; or the detailed figurative symbolism of Kabbalistic imagery; each card is a delicate artwork, as well as an inspiring insight into spiritual thought around the world.
  • GCCL

    Simon Warren

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    After the success of Team Sky and famous sportsmen like Sir Bradley Wiggins, Sir Chris Hoy and Mark Cavendish, cycling has never been more popular, especially on the roads. 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs: A Road Cyclist's Guide to Britain's Hills comes in a handy size and covers some of the greatest bike climbs in Britain, covering everything from lung-busting city-centre cobbles to windswept mountain passes, many of which contain up to ten energy-sapping hills. The book has a locator map, fact file and colour photograph for each hill too, so you will always be prepared for the challenge that awaits.
  • EOAE

    Hollis Liebman

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    Featuring a comprehensive range of exercises for the whole body, the Anatomy of Exercise Encyclopedia is packed with detailed anatomical drawings that show exactly which muscles are being worked for a range of different exercises.

    Whether you're interested in improving sporting performance or toning specific parts of your body, the complete collection of exercises and workouts contained in this encyclopedia allow readers to target specific areas of the body to achieve the results you desire.

    Including informative images and workout routines for improving performance in over 50 popular sports, including football, rugby, squash, tennis and more, the Anatomy of Exercise Encyclopedia provides an affordable alternative to expensive gym fees and exercise equipment.