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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
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Patrick Holford, Jerome Burne

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Improve Your Digestion

Patrick Holford
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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

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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Good Medicine

Patrick Holford
Authors:
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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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

Food allergies and intolerances are on the increase. They are frequently the cause of many common health problems that simply won't go away. But there are things we can do to deal with food allergies and intolerances. This book will help if you feel you may be intolerant to a food, find it impossible to lose weight or simply have a range of minor symptoms your doctor can't treat. Hidden Food Allergies identifies the most common allergens, helps you to diagnose and allergy, and contains a full action plan to guide you through getting tested, elimination diets, lifestyle and dietary changes. You will discover: All about allergies, and how they are different to food intolerance; Possible causes; The latest breakthroughs in allergy testing; How to follow elimination diets and reintroduce foods safely; How to guard against, treat and reverse food intolerance.

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6 Weeks To Superhealth

Patrick Holford
Authors:
Patrick Holford

This highly practical, six week health plan is the fastest way to achieve superhealth in six easy weeks. Step by step, top nutrition expert Patrick Holford shows you how to use diet, supplements and eating plans to: Increase your energy; Balance your hormones; Boost your brain power; Tune up your digestion; Increase your immunity; Prevent pain and inflammation; And much more. After only six weeks, you will be healthier, stronger and fitter, with a real basis upon which to build lifelong health. 'This is do-it-yourself health at its very best' - Hazel Courteney, Sunday Times

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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
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Patrick Holford, Kate Neil
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Patrick Holford
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Say No To Cancer

Patrick Holford, Liz Efiong
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Liz Efiong
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Boost Your Immune System

Patrick Holford, Jennifer Meek
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Jennifer Meek

We can all prevent disease and fight infection using a simple yet powerful medicine - food. Understanding nutrition and correctly supplementing your diet is the key to boosting your immune system. Today, our immune systems also face a growing number of enemies, such as stress, pollution, pesticides and food additives. In BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM, experts Jennifer Meek and Patrick Holford show you how to meet all these challenges in order to beat infections naturally, win the war against colds and flu, decrease your allergic potential, protect yourself against cancer, supplement for immune strength and much more. Easy to follow and practical, this book will help you stay free from disease, feel great and perform better.

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The Perfect Pregnancy Cookbook

Patrick Holford, Susannah Lawson, Fiona McDonald Joyce
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Susannah Lawson, Fiona McDonald Joyce
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Smart Food For Smart Kids

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

This full-colour cookbook is designed to help parents improve their child's diet. The ground-breaking Food for the Brain study, in which Patrick and his team worked with parents, teachers and school caterers to improve children's nutrition, showed dramatic improvements in energy, mood and concentration amongst the children following the study guidelines. The aim of this book is to share those guidelines and the recipes that produced such great results. Each recipe is carefully designed to provide optimum nourishment to aid with mental development, behaviour and academic performance. Smart Food for Smart Kids also contains menu plans and practical advice on planning, shopping, eating out and dealing with fussy eaters.

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Optimum Nutrition Made Easy

Patrick Holford, Susannah Campos, Susannah Lawson
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Susannah Campos, Susannah Lawson

Optimum nutrition is a revolution in health care. It means giving yourself the best possible intake of nutrients to allow your body to be as healthy as it possibly can. In the bestselling NEW OPTIMUM NUTRITION BIBLE Patrick Holford revealed precisely how to achieve optimum nutrition. In OPTIMUM NUTRITION MADE EASY, Patrick Holford explains the basics of optimum nutrition, including what to eat, what to avoid, information on supplements and superfoods, useful questionnaires, advice on meal planning, and delicious recipes. With an A-Z of common ailments and their optimum nutrition remedies, and a comprehensive nutrition fact file, OPTIMUM NUTRTION MADE EASY will help you determine what your body is telling you and develop a personalised nutrition programme.

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The Low-GL Diet Made Easy

Patrick Holford
Authors:
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
Contributors:
Patrick Holford, Christopher Quayle
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The Low-GL Diet Cookbook

Patrick Holford, Fiona McDonald Joyce
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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.