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Leading nutrition expert.

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.

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The Hybrid Diet

Patrick Holford, Jerome Burne
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Jerome Burne
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Improve Your Digestion

Patrick Holford
Authors:
Patrick Holford

Health starts in the gut, your second brainIf you have digestive issues such as bloating, indigestion or heartburn after meals, or tend towards constipation or IBS - or you simply don't feel energised by your food - Improve Your Digestion will show you how to tune up your gut. It offers an easy-to-follow road map that will help you achieve perfect digestion, absorption and elimination, which means you'll experience better health and disease resilience, and a new level of vitality. Improve Your Digestion unravels the complex workings of the digestive system, explaining why it is now being called the second brain, and why having healthy gut microbes is so vital.Fascinating and practical, this comprehensive guide to our most underrated organ explains how to:· Banish bloating and constipation· End indigestion and heartburn without drugs· Identify and reverse hidden food intolerances· Solve IBS and inflammatory bowel disease· Conquer candidiasis and other gut infections· Restore healthy digestion with foods that heal· Balance your gut bacteria and make your own probiotics· Build your resilience to stress - a crucial factor in achieving good digestionImprove Your Digestion also includes an action plan for a healthy gut, as well as tips for self-diagnosing which digestive supplements you may need and when. You'll learn which foods are digestion-friendly and discover the art of Gutstronomy - how to prepare delicious, gut-friendly breakfasts, main meals and snacks, guided by kitchen wizard Fiona McDonald Joyce.Make your gut your friend and it will reward you with better health.

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The Stress Cure

Patrick Holford, Susannah Lawson
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Susannah Lawson
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Good Medicine

Patrick Holford
Authors:
Patrick Holford
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Burn Fat Fast

Patrick Holford, Kate Staples
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Kate Staples

Burn Fat Fast is quite simply the easiest, healthiest and most effective way to lose weight. Alternate-day dieting, which involves taking in a very low amount of calories on alternate days, is all the rage - this diet takes it to a whole new level. In this book Patrick Holford outlines how, by combining elements of alternate-day fasting with a low glycemic-load (GL) diet, you can lose fat fast, without going hungry or compromising your health. For those new to the low-GL diet it is a way to keep you blood sugar even. Why do this? Because if your blood sugar level resembles a rollercoaster ride you'll have a lot of insulin in your system - and insulin is the fat-storing hormone. In Burn Fat Fast you'll find:* Simple, easy-to-follow guidelines on how the diet works* An outline of what to eat and what to avoid on both phases of the diet* Guidance on fitting the diet into your lifestyle* A short, highly effective fat-burning exercise routine developed by former Gladiator and Olympic athlete Kate StaplesAnd if you need any more encouragement, consider this: as well as encouraging the storage of fat, insulin promotes disease and ageing, so by combining a low-GL diet with alternate-day fasting you will not only lose fat fast but also improve your health and longevity.

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The Little Book Of Optimum Nutrition

Patrick Holford
Authors:
Patrick Holford

Discover easy ways to balance your diet, quick explanations of vitamins and minerals, advice on what you should, and shouldn't be eating, lists of healthy superfoods, and many other ways to achieve an abundance of good health and vitality. The Little Book of Optimum Nutrition makes a healthy lifestyle easy and fun!

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Hidden Food Allergies

Patrick Holford, James Braly
Authors:
Patrick Holford, James Braly
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The Homocysteine Solution

Patrick Holford, James Braly
Authors:
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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Balance Your Hormones

Patrick Holford, Kate Neil
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Kate Neil
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The Feel Good Factor

Patrick Holford
Authors:
Patrick Holford
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Improve Your Digestion

Patrick Holford
Authors:
Patrick Holford

You are not what you eat - you are what you can digest. This fascinating book outlines why good digestion is vital to your overall health and how you can go about improving your digestive system - and keep it in good shape. In IMPROVE YOUR DIGESTION you will learn how to prevent indigestion, heartburn and ulcers; prevent bloating and constipation; heal irritable bowel syndrome Crohn's disease and colitis; and conquer food allergies. Whether or not you are currently suffering from any of these ailments, the chances are you could tune up your digestion and reap the rewards in terms of extra health and energy. This book is designed to help everyone do just that.

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Say No To Cancer

Patrick Holford, Liz Efiong
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Liz Efiong

Cancer is increasing at an alarming rate and one in three people will develop cancer at some point in their lives. According to the World Cancer Research Fund, up to 39 per cent of the most common cancers - lung, breast, colorectal, skin, mouth/throat and oesophagus, liver, stomach, prostate, cervical ovarian, testicular, endometrial and pancreatic - are preventable through diet, physical activity and weight control alone. SAY NO TO CANCER was originally published by Piatkus in 1999 and this greatly expanded edition contains new chapters that reflect the very latest information on the connection between diet and lifestyle and the risk of developing cancer. It offers guidance for people who wish to avoid getting cancer, and for those who want to know what they can do nutritionally if they have cancer and/or want to prevent reoccurrence.By improving your diet and taking the right nutritional supplements you really can say no to cancer.

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Boost Your Immune System

Patrick Holford, Jennifer Meek
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Jennifer Meek
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The Perfect Pregnancy Cookbook

Patrick Holford, Susannah Lawson, Fiona McDonald Joyce
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Susannah Lawson, Fiona McDonald Joyce

This practical book is designed to help women achieve optimum nutrition before and during pregnancy. Patrick Holford and Susannah Lawson provide sound guidance on the right pre-conception diet, what to eat and which supplements to take if you have experienced difficulties conceiving, and the perfect diet for optimal nourishment during pregnancy. Fiona McDonald Joyce draws on this nutritional advice to provide over 80 easy-to-prepare, delicious recipes that include everything from breakfasts and snacks to easy mid-week meals and healthy desserts. And of course, all of them are safe to eat and will positively nourish your body during one of the most important times of your life - and that of your baby.Many of the dishes are illustrated with full-colour photographs and this, combined with a wealth of practical guidance, makes this an invaluable guide for all mothers to be.

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Smart Food For Smart Kids

Patrick Holford, Fiona McDonald Joyce
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Fiona McDonald Joyce
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Optimum Nutrition Made Easy

Patrick Holford, Susannah Campos, Susannah Lawson
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Susannah Campos, Susannah Lawson
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The Low-GL Diet Made Easy

Patrick Holford
Authors:
Patrick Holford
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Say No To Arthritis

Patrick Holford, Christopher Quayle
Contributors:
Patrick Holford, Christopher Quayle

Arthritis is a debilitating and painful disease for millions of people. In this updated and expanded book, leading nutrition expert Patrick Holford highlights the latest research on arthritis and how the disease can be prevented or alleviated by the correct diet and supplement programme.SAY NO TO ARTHRITIS examines the various forms of the disease, and how it is affected by the foods you eat, exercise and even the attitude you have towards your symptoms. This invaluable knowledge is brought to life with a practical and easy-to-follow anti-arthritis action plan that includes guidance on what to eat, the appropriate supplements to take, which exercises can reduce pain and how to reduce stress in order to ease symptoms.

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The Low-GL Diet Cookbook

Patrick Holford, Fiona McDonald Joyce
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Fiona McDonald Joyce
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The Alzheimer's Prevention Plan

Patrick Holford, Deborah Colson, Shane Heaton
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Deborah Colson, Shane Heaton

Alzheimer's disease and age-related memory loss are on the increase. The burden this condition places on sufferers, their families and health care systems is immense. In this reassuring and practical book, top nutritionist and mental health expert Patrick Holford argues that memory decline and Alzheimer's disease can be arrested, and the risks of developing such diseases reduced significantly, if you take action early. THE ALZHEIMER'S PREVENTION PLAN is based on research into nutritional medicine from experts around the world, and features the latest scientific findings on how nutrition can help prevent this devastating condition. It features a specially formulated Alzheimer's prevention diet and a ten-step plan to enhance your memory, which includes a simple test to discover your risk, and reverse it in eight weeks; memory boosting vitamins and minerals; essential fats that help your brain think faster; and simple lifestyle changes and exercises to keep your mind young.