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The Hybrid Diet

Patrick Holford, Jerome Burne
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Patrick Holford, Jerome Burne
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The Stress Cure

Patrick Holford, Susannah Lawson
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Patrick Holford, Susannah Lawson

Stress is very much part of life in the 21st century, and has overtaken the common cold as the major reason for taking time off work. But while we cannot avoid life's pressures, we can influence the degree to which they affect us, and how we react. This book will show you how.It examines why we become stressed, how the stress response is unique to each of us and why stress, particularly when combined with fatigue, can create a vicious circle that has serious implications for our long-term health. So, what's the answer? As you'll discover, there is no single solution; instead the authors suggest a unique blend of practical solutions that include:* Uncovering your stress triggers and stress response* Learning how to reframe negative beliefs* Effective time management that includes relaxation and fun* Becoming more resilient by tuning up your stress hormones * Utilising the power of sleep and exercise* Beating the sugar and stimulant trap* Fuel-up to feel good - discover the key nutrients for energy and resilienceWith a section on quick fixes to feel better now, as well as guidance on putting together a long-term action plan, The Stress Cure will empower you to take back control and live a healthier, more balanced life.

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A Quick Guide to Balancing Your Hormones

Patrick Holford
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Patrick Holford

Unbalanced hormones can cause havoc with your health - and are becoming more common. In this invaluable guide, nutrition expert Patrick Holford demonstrates how you can maintain - or regain - your hormonal balance through diet, supplements and lifestyle changes.Hormones are influenced by numerous factors so you'll find a range of topics covered, including:* Understanding the female hormones oestrogen and progesterone* Why hormonal problems are on the increase* How to avoid hormone disruptors* Why stress and the gut-hormone connection are so important* The essentials of a hormone-friendly dietConcise and easy to understand, A Quick Guide to Balancing Your Hormones can help women avoid hormonal health issues and enjoy good health at all stages of life.NOTE: the information in this book is taken from Balance Your Hormones, by Patrick Holford.

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A Quick Guide to the Low-GL Diet

Patrick Holford
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Patrick Holford

Patrick Holford's low-GL diet is a simple and effective way to seriously improve your health. Since the first edition of the diet was published in 2004 numerous people have tried it and can testify to its effectiveness for weight loss - not only that but it improves long-term health and vitality. This book summarises the main principles of the diet and provides everything you need to get started.So what is a low-GL diet? Essentially it is a way of keeping your blood sugar steady so that you avoid the rolleroaster effect caused by a high intake of sugar and refined carbohydrates. Why is this important? Because fluctuating blood sugar causes the body to store excess energy as fat and, as well as piling on the pounds, in the long term leads to a whole host of related problems, from a lack of energy to an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease.Clear and easy to follow, A Quick Guide to the Low-GL Diet is perfect for anyone who wants to transform their weight - and their health - with a diet that's sensible and truly effective.NOTE: the information in this book is taken from The Low-GL Diet Bible, by Patrick Holford.

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A Quick Guide to Smart Food for Smart Kids

Patrick Holford, Fiona McDonald Joyce
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Patrick Holford, Fiona McDonald Joyce

Every parent wants their child to be happy, healthy and perform well at school. So how can you help your child achieve this? Surprising as it may seem, your child's diet plays a large part. In this concise, easy-to-follow book Patrick Holford and Fiona McDonald Joyce show parents how to maximise their child's health - and brainpower - by improving their diet.Based on Smart Food for Smart Kids, an in-depth book by the same authors, this guide distils the main points of that book and includes the four golden rules for ensuring your child is getting everything they need from their diet.Food builds the very structure of your child's brain and governs how your child thinks and feels to a massive degree, so it's vital you understand the basics of giving your child the best possible foods. A Quick Guide to Smart Food for Smart Kids will help you make the best decisions on what to include - and exclude - from you child's diet.NOTE: the information in this book is taken from Smart Food for Smart Kids, by the same authors.

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Good Medicine

Patrick Holford
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Patrick Holford

This fascinating, practical book is for everyone who values a natural approach to health. Good Medicine covers over 75 of the most common health problems and offers simple things you can do to prevent or reverse that health condition. They are all tried and tested and have been proven to work, both in clinical research but also in practice, with people like you. Each condition includes the following information:* Five or six good medicine solutions - how each solution works and what you need to do* Best and worst foods - which foods you should eat and those you should avoid* Best supplements - the most appropriate supplementsYou will also find revealing case studies and general advice on the habits that will help you stay healthy, from reducing your stress level to improving your diet and how to monitor which changes make the biggest difference to you. Covering everything from everyday ailments such as the common cold to more serious illnesses, this comprehensive book is the perfect guide to natural approaches to health.

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Say No To Heart Disease

Patrick Holford
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Patrick Holford

We have a 50 per cent chance of dying from heart or artery disease. However, these devastating diseases can be prevented by using a simple yet powerful medicine - food. In Say No to Heart Disease you will learn how eating the right foods and correctly supplementing your diet can eliminate your chances of a heart attack, lower your blood pressure without drugs, reverse artery disease, maximise recovery after a stroke or heart attack, and add twenty years to your healthy lifespan.Informative and practical, it describes the cardiovascular system and what goes wrong with it, the key theories on the major contributors to heart disease, how to work out your own risk, and which areas of your diet and lifestyle to focus on in order to minimise your risk. It also gives advice on maximising recovery from a heart attack or stroke.

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The Homocysteine Solution

Patrick Holford, James Braly
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Patrick Holford, James Braly

Your homocysteine level is the single most important statistic you need to know in order to determine how healthy you are and how long you will live. Your 'H level' is now widely understood to be a greater risk factor for heart disease than cholesterol. Homocysteine expert Dr James Braly has shown that a high homocysteine score is a major risk factor for cancer, arthritis and even obesity. In this accessible book Dr Braly and leading nutritionist Patrick Holford show you how to assess your H level and suggest 10 remarkably simple changes to your diet and your lifestyle that will lower your score and dramatically cut your risk of ever having cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and many more serious ailments. Learn how to: test your homocysteine levels; reduce your risk of disease; slow down the ageing process; improve your health; and radically increase your life expectancy.

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Say No To Diabetes

Patrick Holford
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Patrick Holford

In SAY NO TO DIABETES, nutrition expert Patrick Holford presents a complete action plan for sufferers of type-1 diabetes, type-2 diabetes and the forerunner of type-2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome. He outlines the causes of the current diabetes 'epidemic' and explains the 10 secrets for preventing and reversing diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Comprehensive yet doable, SAY NO TO DIABETES provides an anti-diabetes diet, recipes, a daily supplement programme and advice on how to undo the damage caused by diabetes and diabetes drugs. Based on the latest scientific findings, combined with easy-to-follow advice and motivating case histories, this practical programme will help you regulate out-of-control blood sugar levels safely and effectively, with no dangerous side effects.

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Balance Your Hormones

Patrick Holford, Kate Neil
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Patrick Holford, Kate Neil

Unbalanced hormones play havoc with women's lives and cause problems ranging from PMS and endometriosis to fibroids, breast cancer and menopausal problems. In BALANCE YOUR HORMONES Patrick Holford explains how, by making simple changes to your diet and lifestyle, you can restore the natural hormone balance in your body and return to a state of good, natural health.BALANCE YOUR HORMONES is packed with practical advice, backed up by the latest scientific research which continues to reveal new understanding of the role of food, nutrition and environment in hormonal health. The new chapters cover how hormones work; why hormonal problems are on the increase; what you can do to promote your own hormonal health; safe, natural strategies for restoring, maintaining and promoting your health; nutritional advice for preventing and overcoming problems associated with hormonal imbalance; and the problems associated with the synthetic hormones used in the Pill and HRT and how to overcome them naturally.

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The Feel Good Factor

Patrick Holford
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Patrick Holford
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The 10 Secrets Of 100% Healthy People

Patrick Holford
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Patrick Holford
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The Low-GL Diet Bible

Patrick Holford
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Patrick Holford
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Optimum Nutrition Made Easy

Patrick Holford, Susannah Campos, Susannah Lawson
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Patrick Holford, Susannah Campos, Susannah Lawson
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Optimum Nutrition For The Mind

Patrick Holford
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Patrick Holford

OPTIMUM NUTRITION FOR THE MIND is the classic guide to improving your mood, boosting your memory, sharpening your mind and solving mental health problems through nutrition. The book outlines breakthrough discoveries on how specific essential fats, vitamins and minerals can improve depression and anxiety; discusses the effects of stress, alcohol and exercise on mental health; gives details of new discoveries in the treatment of autism and schizophrenia; and provides concrete and well-researched guidance for those with mental health difficulties. With a questionnaire-based method to work out your own nutritional programme for improving your mood, mind and memory this book is essential reading for anyone wanting to stay in top mental health throughout life, free from depression, memory decline and other common mental health problems.

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The Low-GL Diet Made Easy

Patrick Holford
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Patrick Holford

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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Say No To Arthritis

Patrick Holford, Christopher Quayle
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Patrick Holford, Christopher Quayle
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The Alzheimer's Prevention Plan

Patrick Holford, Deborah Colson, Shane Heaton
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Patrick Holford, Deborah Colson, Shane Heaton
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The Optimum Nutrition Bible

Patrick Holford
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Patrick Holford

Optimum nutrition is a revolution in health care - it means giving your body the best possible intake of nutrients to allow you to be as healthy as you can. Through easy-to-follow questionnaires and a simple step-by-step plan THE OPTIMUM NUTRITION BIBLE shows you what to eat and what nutrients to take to live a healthier, happier life. Discover how to: boost your immune system; increase your energy and fitness levels; prevent serious diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease; turn back the ageing clock; lower your blood pressure without drugs; increase your IQ, memory and mental performance. You'll also find fascinating information on why the wrong fats can kill and the right fats can heal, and what a well-balanced diet really means.Based on scientific research and written by one of the world's leading nutrition experts, this book is a must if you care about your health.

Patrick Holford

Patrick Holford is founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London. He is also director of the Food for the Brain Foundation and an honorary fellow of the British Association of Nutritional Therapy. He is one of Britain's top nutrition experts and is the author of over 25 health books.