The Low-GL Diet Cookbook is perfect for everyone who wants to lose weight quickly yet still enjoy great-tasting food. It features a range of recipes that do not raise your blood sugar quickly and hence have a low glycemic load, or GL. Based on the latest research, top nutritionist Patrick Holford explains that by having no more than 40 GLs a day and eating protein with carbohydrate, you can not only lose weight quickly and permanently but also improve your health and feel truly energised. The book is packed with delicious tried-and-tested recipes that are both easy to follow and simple to prepare. The GL of each recipe is clearly calculated for you, so it's easy to stick to your daily limit, and with menu plans and recipes for both weight-loss and maintenance, The Low-GL Diet Cookbook will enable you to beat cravings and lose weight permanently.
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Patrick Holford's revolutionary diet, based on balancing your blood sugar, is the most safe and effective way to lose weight. In this easy-to-read full-colour book, he highlights the basics of his approach. THE LOW-GL DIET MADE EASY explains the revolutionary Glycemic Load (GL) system and tells you which foods are low-GL 'heroes' and which foods you should avoid, how to get started, portion size and how to add up your GL count. There is also a comprehensive three-week action plan - including shopping lists, day-by-day menus and delicious mouth-watering recipes. THE LOW-GL DIET MADE EASY is essential reading if you want to lose weight safely and effortlessly, improve your health and increase your energy levels.
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Patrick Holford is the UK's best-known nutrition guru. In The Holford 9-Day Liver Detox he will change the way you eat forever and leave you looking and feeling fantastic. Patrick Holford explains why detox works, the role of the liver in detoxing and how to detox your body. His 9-day plan is easy to follow, spread effortlessly over two weekends and the 5 days between. He gives you simple information on how to get started and how to get the most out of your detox, so that you will feel the benefits immediately, as you flush the toxins from your system, shake off the strains of a high-pressure life and achieve the body and energy levels you've always dreamed of. A day-by-day liver cleansing diet to detoxify and re-energise your liver 4 bad eating habits to break 5 new habits to make A 9-day menu programme with mouthwatering low-GL recipes Up-beat advice based on cutting-edge research Follow Patrick Holford's simple rules and action steps and you will feel fantastic, lose weight and prevent the onset of many chronic and debilitating illnesses. This is a healthy and safe detox diet that you can follow for life!
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Are you unhappy with your body but fed up with constant dieting?Would you like to lose weight without depriving yourself of the food you love? Beyond Chocolate is a radically different approach to weight loss. Serial dieters for years, Sophie and Audrey Boss finally overcame their weight problems when they discovered the key to success: break free from the diet mentality and learn how to listen to your body so that you can make food choices that really work for you. This book sets out a new, liberating approach to establishing a healthy and satisfying relationship with food, and a positive body image. Based on extensive research and workshops for women with weight issues, Beyond Chocolate will help you to:* Eat whatever you want without feeling guilty* Lose weight and not worry that you'll put it back on* Only think about food when you are hungry* Stop when you are satisfied* Feel comfortable in your body* Wear clothes you like and feel good in Beyond Chocolate is your passport to freedom!
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Young athletes, parents, coaches and PE teachers want to know how good nutrition can help young sportsmen and women fulfill their potential. As the government focuses on healthy eating for children, this is becoming even more important with the growing threat to their well-being from inactivity and obesity. With the 2012 Olympic Games approaching, the number of young people participating in sport is set to be the highest it has ever been. Around 85% regularly take part in sports activities outside lessons - swimming is the most common activity for girls, with football for boys. 43% spend between 1-5 hours per week doing sport outside lesons (Sport England). Carefully researched and satisfying the need for a nutrition book specifically for this age group, Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes offers clear advice to sports coaches, teachers and parents of young people wanting to maximise their sports performance through eating healthily and sensibly. The book covers issues such as: Weight, body composition and eating disorders Nutritional considerations for five categories (Track/running, swimming, gym/ice/dance, racquet sports, football/rugby) Practical nutrition tips Eating plans and competition eating strategies Easy delicious and nutritious recipes.
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Our dietary choices can impact on our energy levels, moods, libido, mental performance and overall well-being. Certain ingredients are now considered to help prevent heart and bone disease, promote brain activity and eye health, reduce cholesterol levels, increase metabolism and protect against cell damage. This comprehensive health-food encyclopedia is packed with easy-to-follow information on sourcing, preparing, cooking and storing superfoods. A visual directory presents over 100 of the top superfoods and gives information on their health-promoting nutrients and properties, including iron, mineral, calcium, vitamin and flavenoid content. A selection of fabulous, healthy recipes featuring at least one, and often more, of the superfoods in each, are shown in clear, colourful step-by-step photographs.
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Do you want to lose fat, double testosterone, get the perfect posterior or give your partner a fifteen-minute female orgasm? Whatever your physical goal, "The 4-Hour Body" eclipses every other health manual by sharing the best kept secrets in the latest science and research to provide new strategies for redesigning the human body. And you don't need to exhaust yourself. International bestselling author, Timothy Ferriss, helps you reach your true genetic potential in 3-6 months with a commitment of less than four hours per week. You can pick and choose from a menu of options, from simple to extreme, for dramatic body changes. Based on over 15 years of research and with personal stories, amazing before and after photos, recipes and sidebars, "The 4-Hour Body" will give unbelievable results and change the way you look forever.
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Yes! You can lose a stone in a month and my trial dieters proved it. By following my brand new, simple, step-by-step 28-day plan, you'll see dramatic results like never before. In trials, a team of 50 dieters, aged between 18 and 70, lost an average of 1 stone in just 28 days! Medically approved and the most effective diet I've ever created, "The Amazing Inch Loss Plan" is incredibly easy to follow and provides a safe long-term way of keeping the weight off. I've included extensive and varied meal plans and essential motivational tips. Plus, for the first time ever, I've incorporated 'high protein' meal options - perfect for dieters wishing to avoid carbohydrates.
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This title presents a simple way to lose weight, look younger and feel healthier - without restricting calories or excessive exercising. "The New Evolution Diet" is Professor Arthur De Vany's astonishing lifestyle programme. Based on his decades-long study of weight, diet and health, it looks to our ancestors' lifestyle of eating a lot and moving a little. With fascinating insight and research, De Vany overturns our current guilt-ridden approach to diet and exercise, proving that we can lose pounds, look younger, beat diabetes and prevent heart disease simply by living on meat, fruit and vegetables, and embarking on only brief, intense periods of exercise. He then offers a clear plan, complete with menu ideas and exercise suggestions, so that you too can: shed pounds in a matter of weeks; say goodbye to endless exercise; feel more energized; give up command-and-control diets for good; look younger and prevent premature ageing; increase your sex drive; and, achieve optimum health.
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The men's edition of the instant national bestseller "Flat Belly Diet!" shows readers how to lose up to 27 pounds in 32 days by drawing on new research that monounsaturated fatty acids (or MUFAs) may target stubborn belly fat - a problem area for men that's associated with leading causes of death such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. In addition to including MUFAs like olives, oil, nuts, and dark chocolate, "Flat Belly Diet! For Men" features over 140 quick and hearty meals that have been adapted for men with adjusted calorie levels, protein to boost testosterone, and fibre to keep hunger at bay. Readers can fire up the grill for Filet Mignon with Grilled Onion and Avocado or blend a Peanut Butter - Banana smoothie to drink on the go. The book also discusses new research specific to weight loss for men, addresses weight-loss challenges such as stress and boredom that may affect men differently than women, and includes an all-new exercise program designed to give men the six-pack abs they want. The book also features interviews with real men who achieved weight-loss success on the plan, sharing what they learned from the program and their favourite meals.
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People are hungrier than ever for clear-cut answers to their most perplexing food questions, but a private nutritionist or a membership in a diet club are expensive luxuries. What readers really need is an authoritative, encyclopedic source at their fingertips. "The Men's Health Big Book Of Food & Nutrition" is the ultimate guide to shopping, dining, and cooking for bigger flavor - and a leaner body. It answers the ongoing demand for definitive information about the food we eat and taps into a readership hungry for final-word answers. Based on the same format as the hugely successful "The Men's Health Big Book of Exercises" and filled with easy-to-swallow eating strategies - and backed by groundbreaking studies and interviews with the world's most authoritative nutrition researchers - "The Men's Health Big Book Of Food & Nutrition" will help readers discover just how easy it is to unlock the power of food and stay healthy for life.
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Eating a good balanced diet is the single biggest contribution you can make to your own health and that of your family's. Food is a truly empowering force and yet, sadly, many people are both ignorant of its benefits and scared and intimidated of its potential impact. This approachable and informative volume from Jane Clarke, takes us through the ages of our lives - Childhood, Adolescence, Adulthood, Middle Age, Retirement and Old Age. Each section explains what is going on in the body, shares challenges and joys, informs us which foods are best, what to focus on in our diets and the beneficial effects we can expect. Quick and simple ideas will help you or a member of your family feel better right now. As importantly as clinical expertise this book is about eating well, delicious and simple recipes that incorporate all of Jane's good advice show that it is easy to love food, eat well and stay healthy. (100,000 words) "Jane Clarke is an exceptional nutritionist. She loves food and is a great cook - what a tiger!" Jamie Oliver
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How many mornings have you woken up feeling sluggish, bloated and overweight? Tired of calorie-counting, low-GI or low-carb diets? Have you lost the motivation to tone up and lose weight? It's all too easy to reach for a breakfast full of sugar and fat, as well as additives and preservatives ...and then grab a similar lunch and dinner. Flick through the pages of this book, though, and you'll discover a super-effective Juice Diet - follow this and you'll see the weight just drop off, as well as noticing fantastic improvements to the way you look and the way you feel. With more than 100 juices and smoothies divided into chapters on Juice Blitz (weekend plans), Juice Week (a week-long plan), Juicing for Life (a month-long plan for your daily life), Beauty Juices, Energy Juices and Immunity Juices, and mouth-watering juice recipes throughout, this book offers an easy and delicious way to achieve your body's true potential.
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The Complete Guide to Nutritional Health presents, in a single volume, a complete guide to the curative and preventative properties of the foods we eat. Follow the advice of two leading nutritionists to promote optimum well-being through diet. Part One, Food Is Medicine, looks at how various foods, including fruits, vegetables, dairy products and fish, can prevent and treat a wide range of common ailments. Part Two, Eat for Immunity, focuses on the way that the right choice of foods can strengthen the immune system, enabling the body to prevent disease and fight infection. By following these simple principles and making the tasty, nutritious recipes part of your everyday diet, you will boost your body's defence system and not only feel better but look better and enjoy increased vitality, too. Both parts have been carefully structured so that they can be used in various ways according to your needs, sourcing information by food, by ailment or by recipe. There are menu plans and structured 'detox' ideas, too.
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Every day, we each make around 200 decisions about eating. But studies have shown that 90 percent of these decisions are made without any conscious choice. Dr Brian Wansink lays bare the facts about our true eating habits to show that awareness of our patterns can allow us to lose weight effectively and without serious changes to our lives. Dr Wansink's revelations include: food mistakes we all make in restaurants, supermarkets and at home; how we are manipulated by brand, appearance and parental habits more than price and our choices; and, our emotional relationship with food and how we can overcome it to revitalise our diets. Forget calorie counting and starving yourself and learn the truth about why we overeat in this fascinating, innovative guide. "Mindless Eating" has become a breakout hit from the diet and fitness field and this fantastic new package will bring it to a new audience.
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If your New Year's resolution is to eat healthier food, this Weight Watchers cookbook will show you how you can still enjoy some truly delicious food!
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Among the 145 new recipes are 70 vegetarian dishes and alternatives - meaning there's something healthy for every taste to try out. With step-by-step recipes and mouth-watering photographs, this is a cookbook that brings the expertise of Weight Watchers into your kitchen.
With nine chapters full of delicious and diverse food to devour, the book covers everything from Stocks, Sauces and Dressings to Sunday Roasts, Leftovers and Sides - but all with a healthy twist!
Delia always has her finger on the button. For 40 years she has continually, throughout her books, writing and television programmes, enabled millions of people who lack confidence or experience to cook for their families and loved ones without fear. Now in 2009 she has released Delia's Complete How to Cook, a compilation of her celebrated How to Cook series, a totally comprehensive 700 page guide to basic cooking, so that everyone from nine to ninety has every cooking skill they will ever need in one volume. Including hundreds of recipes for every possible occasion, all with Delia's no-nonsense approach and easy to follow instructions.There has never been a greater need either to learn to cook or to return to home cooking. And here it is in one volume, absolutely appropriate for the times we live in. Delia's Complete How to Cook was recently voted the best recipe book ever published (The Daily Telegraph/www.OnePoll.com).
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Britain's foremost vegetarian cook and bestselling author, Rose Elliot, offers over 1000 simple and delicious recipes in this fully updated and beautifully illustrated edition of her definitive Complete Vegetarian Cookbook. Combining timeless classic dishes with modern recipes, Rose Elliot's New Complete Vegetarian is an essential cookbook for every kitchen - whether vegetarian or not. As well as many mouth-watering main course recipes and imaginative side dishes, this book also includes hundreds of great pasta, pulse and rice dishes; tempting hot and cold desserts; pizza and bread making; and tried-and-tested cakes, biscuits and scrumptious teabreads. Rose's practical and creative approach to cooking has been praised for over 35 years. Her easy-to-follow recipes and warm, unhurried writing encourage readers to try new flavours and attempt new recipes. She offers something for everyone, whether it's a warming French Onion Soup or a filling Root Vegetable and Lentil Pie. In this impressive fully revised edition, Rose includes fantastic new recipes - try Purple Sprouting Broccoli with Lemon Butter Sauce, Wild Mushrooms en Croute or Boozy Banoffee Pie. Whether you're a long-time vegetarian looking for new inspiration or a non-vegetarian who enjoys cooking and eating great food, this book has exciting ideas for all occasions.
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The people at Slimming World know that all slimmers want plenty of gorgeous food - but to deny yourself is not the way to get slim and stay slim. This unique approach to slimming is based on a revolutionary concept - that of 'Free Foods' - foods you eat in any quantities, whenever you're hungry. And they aren't just typical diet staples such as lettuce and low-fat cottage cheese. Free Foods include pasta, rice, lean meat, fish, poultry, and fresh fruit and vegetables. Fancy a big plateful of vegetable curry with unlimited rice, or a pile of pasta with a spicy tomato sauce? How about a monster jacket potato with a tin of baked beans? Or a meaty tuna steak with a heap of ratatouille? Recipes such as Farfalle and mixed bean salad, Mild and creamy chicken curry, Fragrant pilaff, and many more besides, can be eaten as Free Foods when you are Food Optimising. Gone are the days of feeling as though you are missing out!
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Paul Hollywood is without doubt the man of the moment in British baking. His luxurious dough recipes have been singled-handedly responsible for the mass ignition of ovens across the UK since the advent of The Great British Bake Off. Admired for his straight-talking style and amazing technical knowledge, Paul's judging partnership with Mary Berry has been described as one of television's best ever. Having made the cross-Atlantic jump to judge in The Great American Baking Competition, it's clear that there is no stopping the magnetic Liverpudlian. And make no mistake: Hollywood has the magic touch in the kitchen to back up his fame, with his artisan baking business even supplying a GBP15 loaf o Harrods. But then, he was always destined for great things. Descended from a line of illustrious bakers, Hollywood originally trained as a sculptor, giving him the deftly skilful hands his viewers delight in watching. From kneading dough as a 17-year-old apprentice to his father to working as head baker at the prestigious Dorchester Hotel, his professional career is legendary.
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Vegetarian food has become integrated into mainstream cooking and plays an increasingly important role in many people's lives. Delia's books have always included large numbers of vegetarian recipes but now, in response to her millions of followers, Delia has selected her best vegetarian recipes to put into one collection. She has also added new recipes to reflect changes in modern day cooking. This book is not only for those who don't eat meat or fish but also for those who find themselves wanting to cater for vegetarians. Delia shares quick recipes for cooking when time is of the essence as well as inspirational recipes for entertaining including soups, starters, egg recipes, recipes with and without cheese, breads, pizzas, baking and puddings. With over 250 dishes, "Delia's Vegetarian Collection" (now available in paperback) illustrates how versatile vegetarian food can be and offers the reader the ultimate collection of recipes.
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The first two editions of Simply Thai Cooking have sold over 100,000 copies, and it's not hard to see why. Thai cooking is exhilarating, it's exotic - and it's easier to make than ever before. The exciting, flavourful ingredients can be found everywhere, and nothing else so magically combines the savory with the sweet, the tart with the spicy. These easy-to-follow recipes for a wide range of Thai standards are virtually foolproof and taste deliciously authentic. In addition to a new cover treatment, this new edition features 16 new colour photographs of this wonderfully enticing cuisine. All the favourites are back: Thai cold spring rolls; Chicken satay; Lemongrass-shrimp soup; Thai hot and sour soup; Green papaya salad; Glass noodle salad; Pad thai; Coconut noodles with chicken and shrimp; Thai beef curry; Marinated grilled beef; Roast duck in red curry; Pork with red chili sauce; Shrimp in spicy coconut milk. Most of these amazing recipes can be prepared in less than 30 minutes, and helpful hints on the essentials of Thai cuisine will appeal to beginner and experienced home cooks alike.
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