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Health, Lifestyle & Well-being Books

  • POTH
    Kim Walker
    • £5.99
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    Full of healing herbal remedies, The Handmade Apothecary is the book for anyone who wants to learn how to grow herbs and discover their medicinal properties.

    Providing a natural alternative to shop-bought drugs, the recipes in this book can help you improve immunity and benefit general health. Vicky Chown and Kim Walker, the authors of this book, combine the traditional uses of herbs with modern scientific understanding to show you how to use them to improve your general well-being.

    With advice on what each herb can be used for (e.g. roses help grieving and anxiety; elderflower cordial can bring down a temperature), this book is full of guidance, tips and tried-and-tested recipes.
  • TMUM
    Lisa Potter-Dixon
    • £4.99
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    This comprehensive make-up manual starts by teaching you everything you need to know about skincare. It then moves on to sections that target specific areas of the face.

    Detailing all aspects of make-up application and providing solutions to common problems, this book is a must if you want to master your method. From brows to bronzing and lips to eyes, it covers every element of the face.

    There's even advice on enhancing your look with sequins, feathers and transfers and what you should do to feel like a goddess when you step off a place. There's also advice for finding the perfect wedding look.

    Whether you're trying something different or are looking for a fun and youthful or elegant and sophisticated look, this will help you make the most of your facial features.
  • YOGH
    Christine Burke
    • £4.99
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    Christina Burke has 16 years' experience as a yoga teacher and is the owner of Liberation Yoga. In this book, she'll show you how to embrace the meditation practice and use its power to heal your mind, body and spirit.

    Suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, this accessible handbook of remedies is based on the art and science of yoga and will cover physical, mental and emotional concerns with practises that address each condition. The final chapter of the book provides examples of combined sequences for different times of the day.

    All of the poses and sequences are illustrated with clear photographs and each exercise is designed to last 15 minutes or less. They can help with everything from alleviating daily aches and pain to improving your state of mind and tapping into your creative spirit.
  • ANEX
    Hollis Lance Liebman
    • £4.99
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    This book provides step-by-step instructions for how to perform over 75 different exercises if you are over 50 and are looking to keep fit.

    A detailed guide to attaining optimum physical fitness, the first group of exercises focus on flexibility, while the next ones will help you improve your endurance. There are also exercises that target range of motion, posture and alignment, core strengthening for injury prevention and toning.

    This book will help you keep fit - and stay fit. It's a handy guide for anyone over 50 who is looking to live a healthier life.
  • HTEB
    James Wong
    • £6.99
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    Using the latest scientific evidence, James Wong shows you how to select, store and cook certain foods and enjoy their health-giving benefits in this inspiring book.

    He reveals how a Braeburn apple has almost double the antioxidants of a Fuji one; how strawberries that are kept on the counter instead of in the fridge will quadruple their heart-healthy compounds; and how broccoli cooked with a teaspoon of mustard will have even more cancer-fighting potential.

    This straight-talking book is delightfully free from fad diets, superfood fixations and obscure ingredients and will help you make your everyday foods far healthier (and tastier) by changing how you select, store and cook them.

    You'll enjoy making any food a superfood with these 80 foolproof recipes.
  • FTIN
    Faya Nilsson
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    Personal trainer, Instagram star and the award-winning blogger behind fitnessontoast.com, Faya Nilsson presents a three-week food, workout and mindfulness programme that will kick-start you on your way to a healthier life in 2017.

    Seeing through the fitness fads, Faya's Fit in 3 schedule has been influenced by her Scandinavian heritage and will make a real and sustainable difference to the well-being of all ages.

    As well as the exercises, there are a selection of tantalisingly healthy recipes for you to indulge in and the book will show you the benefits of mindfulness.
  • SJOY
    Marie Kondo
    • £4.99
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    The author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, Marie Kondo's KonMari method has already helped transform the lives of millions and in Spark Joy she provides a room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home.

    With line drawings that explain how to properly organise drawers, wardrobes, cupboards and cabinets, as well as Marie's unique folding method, this book shows you how to use her 'does it spark joy?' method to clear clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, wallets and other valuables.

    Encouraging you to focus on what you want to keep and not what you want to get rid of, this book will help you surround yourself with things you love - and decide on what you really need.

    Please note the format of this book was incorrectly advertised in our catalogue. This is a paperback edition.
  • HL2108
    • £3.99
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    With natural remedy recipes for health, beauty, home and garden and pets, 1001 Natural Remedies is the most comprehensive reference available on this topic.

    Take natural, simple ingredients such as essential oils, herbs, honey, lemon, and baking soda, and turn them into shampoos, mouthwashes, and household cleaners that are safe, effective, and kind to the environment.

    Organised into four easy-to-reference sections, this guide is packed with 1001 recipes to treat common ailments, restore scuffed furniture, get rid of garden pests and so much more.
  • GFSR
    Sarah Raven
    • £7.99
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    Full of sumptuous recipes that are centred around fruit and vegetables, Sarah Raven's Good Good Food is a cookbook that shows healthy eating can be delicious and satisfying.

    Sarah used to work as a doctor at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton so draws on her wealth of medical knowledge to explain why ingredients like kale, broccoli, red wine, blueberries, apples and seeds are so good for you and how they help protect your body.

    With its mouth-watering photography, the book features 250 colourful recipes that range from lemon chicken and summer herb salad to blood orange sorbet and basil yoghurt ice cream.
  • HL2118
    Claire Chapoutot
    • £3.99
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    Packed with homemade and eco-friendly recipes and tips, enjoy exploring the ingredients that previous generations used to pamper and perfect.

    Create delicious and effective treatments and products while knowing exactly what you are putting onto your body.

    Home Beauty is full of easy-to-make projects, including face masks, body scrubs and handmade soaps using natural ingredients such as rosewater, coconut oil and cucumber.
  • NYHF
    (2)
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    Written in conjunction with the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies, Healing Foods is a book that will show you exactly which parts of ingredients are beneficial and how to optimise their potential.

    For those looking for a healthier diet, this book features over 200 functional foods from carrots to clementines; and highlights which parts are best for you and how to get to the benefits quickly.

    This book also contains over 130 recipes that heal and will help you eat the right kind of foods to enhance a particular area of health.
  • HWMW
    DK
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    This DK book will help you manage your money and teach you all about investments and financial markets. It provides definitions of all the tricky terms and also offers advice on maximising your income and investing for the future.

    An intriguing guide that breaks down financial jargon, it can also help you learn about debt management and ensure you don't fall victim to online fraud.

    Fully up to date, it provides insights into personal, business and governmental finance.
  • HAPY
    Fearne Cotton
    • £6.99
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    Fearne Cotton will help you find mindfulness, serenity and a more positive mindframe with this beautiful book that showcases some of her charming hand-drawn illustrations.

    Drawing on her own experiences, Fearne provides expert advice to help you find joy each and every day. With her mantra that happiness isn't a mountain but in fact achieved by little steps, this book is sure to inspire a more positive mindframe.

    It includes workbook elements to help you start and end the day well, get in touch with your creative side and find peace through written exercises.
  • HL2117
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    YouTube sensations The Lean Machines have helped thousands of people get strong with their personal development training and this fully illustrated guide has everything you need to be happy and healthy.

    With sensible and accessible advice, you will be able to get lean and strong in next to no time by following the tips and advice in this book. They will show you how to eat well, move better and feel awesome.

    There are nutritious recipes, simple workouts, toning tips and mindfulness techniques to learn and embrace as you become the best version of yourself.
  • NYEB
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    The nutritional experts from Neal's Yard Remedies provide recipes that will revitalise the way you look and feel with a hand-picked selection of beauty foods in Eat Beautiful.

    With over 100 recipes included, this beautifully presented book showcases natural foods that beneficially target your face, body, hair and teeth. It explains the effects that these foods can have on everything from fragile hair to oily skin and cellulite to bruises.

    There are ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks and these energising recipes are sure to revolutionise your beauty regime. Among the highlights are Japanese ocean soup, black lentil and coconut curry and polenta with grilled vegetables.
  • TKDD
    Tom Kerridge
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    Popular chef Tom Kerridge has managed to lose 11 stone over the past three years. The reason why? His Dopamine Diet - a diet that lets you keep all of the good stuff and none of the boring.

    The Michelin-starred chef's recipes in this cookbook all feature ingredients that will trigger the release of dopamine (the 'happy chemical') in your brain and are sure to leave you feeling good. It will encourage you to ditch alcohol and starchy carbs and replace them with protein, fruit and vegetables.

    With no need to count the calories, this book shows you how to make healthy dishes that still contain the dairy products and quality meats you love - as well as chocolate. Among our favourites were the fried halloumi with roasted onion salad; soy-glazed cod with garlic, chilli and ginger; and braised beef with horseradish.
  • IWBO
    Harriet Griffey
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    If you're the kind of person who lets things get on top of them and just wants to have a more organised life, this book has all the practical solutions, tips and inspiration you need.

    I Want to Be Organised will help you identify your organisational style and then outline simple steps that will help you tackle the disorder in each areas of your life.

    From de-cluttering living and workspaces to organising diaries and your digital life, the book shows how adopting simple habits and making small changes to everyday routines can make life clearer and more enjoyable.
  • SNSF
    Susanna Booth
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    This tantalisingly tempting cookbook is bursting with over 100 recipes for sweet treats that are all free from refined sugar.

    Perfect for anyone who is looking to live healthier, Susanna Booth provides a series of tips for sugar-free recipes and minimising your sugar intake before showing you how to make everything from muffins and cookies to cakes, desserts and ice cream.

    Among the delicious treats on offer in the cookbook are pineapple meringue, fresh fig panna cotta and hazelnut cappuccino cupcakes. Other highlights include baklava and cheesy breadsticks.
  • DEWF
    Ella Mills
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    Recently married Ella Mills (maiden name Ella Woodward) has helped so many people eat healthier meals with her cookbooks and in Deliciously Ella with Friends she presents a host of good-for-you recipes to love, share and enjoy with your friends and family.

    There are over 100 delicious plant-based recipes to try and they are all completely nourishing. Whether you need something quick and easy for during the week or are planning a foodie celebration, you'll find a tasty treat in here.

    For breakfast there are grab-and-go delights including crumbly blueberry squares, savoury brunches including maple and rosemary butter beans and the sweet treat of caramelised banana bites; for feasts there are Sunday lunch alternatives including a herbed nut roast and cosy kitchen suppers including mango salsa; and for sweets you'll be excited to try the likes of orange and polenta cake, quinoa, hazelnut and cacao bars and almond butter rocky roads.
  • FMRE
    Sam Woodworth
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    A staple of the home gym, foam rollers are a trusted tool that will help you avoid injury and can help you to aid recovery. This book shows you how to make the most of the tool by showcasing restorative exercises that help build core strength and stretch your muscles.

    There are over 60 roller stretches featured in the book and they will address problems such as too much time sitting, relieving stress and managing your pain. It has 20 unique programs that will suit your lifestyle and even includes pre- and post-workout exercises.

    There is step-by-step photography for every exercise and by following the tips in here, your body is sure to reap the benefits.
  • BWGD
    Nina Olsson
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    Full of vibrant vegetarian (and a few vegan!) recipes full of nourishment, Bowls of Goodness is a book bursting with new ideas for simple suppers.

    With food that is all about balance and fun, the dishes are wholesome and cover everything from home-cooked comfort food to plant-based recipes, salads and smoothies - all foods that can be served in a bowl.

    All very tasty, among the highlights are creamy avocado and crispy kale soba noodles, a cosmic green smoothie and chai-poached bears with coconut ice cream.
  • SPLH
    Bridget Bodoano
    • £3.99
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    Change your life for the better with the time-saving tidying tips and cleaning cheats featured in A Spotless Home.

    With eye-catching illustrations throughout, this little book will become your cleaning bible. It will show you how to do everything from regular home maintenance to emergency fixes and how you can enjoy living in a decluttered home - saving money in the process.

    Full of quick cleaning tricks, the book will improve your living environment and also offers alternative cleaning solutions. Perfect for neat freaks and those who need a helping hand when it comes to doing chores!
  • WEPN
    Toby Young
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    Written by How to Lose Friends and Alienate People author Toby Young and Miranda Thomas, What Every Parent Needs to Know: How to Help Your Child Get the Most out of Primary School is a step-by-step guide to what parents can expect when children get to this age.

    Fully up to date so that it fits in with (and explains!) the New Curriculum, the practical guide will show how you can tell what your child is learning, and if they are behaving themselves or not...

    Year by year, it reveals what children will be learning and shows what they'll be taught and why. It also provides information and advice on what children should know at the start of each year, and what they should be able to achieve by the end.

    With its games and exercises, the handy guide has been designed to help you prepare, encourage and nurture children every step of the way as they work their way through each term. You'll give this book an A*!
  • SGAS
    Amy-Ruth Finegold
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    Healthy, delicious and packed with vitamins, dietary fibre and amino acids that support the immune system, grains and seeds are an unlikely superfood - and with its 65 delicious recipes, Super Grains & Seeds will show you how to enjoy them every day!

    From chia to quinoa, amaranth to bulgur and buckwheat to teff, the cookbook shows how alongside all the health benefits, grains and seeds can also be full of flavour. Compiled by Amy Ruth Finegold, the book has options for every meal of the day - from Amaranth Porridge and Pineapple Bran Muffins for breakfast to Summer Melon Soup for lunch and main meals including Millet-stuffed Acorn Squash and Lamb Chops with a Warm Quinoa Apricot Salad.

    Seeds and grains can also add extra flavour to tasty desserts too - you'll be thrilled when you bake up the Peach Pie with a Sunflower Seed Crust!