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Piatkus

The Hybrid Diet

Patrick Holford, Jerome Burne
Authors:
Patrick Holford, Jerome Burne

A radically different, practical and doable way to achieve a healthy weight and substantially reduce your risk of diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer and dementia.'If you follow the advice here, you will improve your health, lose weight, avoid diabetes and reduce your risk of cancer and Alzheimer's. What more could you ask?' Dr Malcolm Kendrick, GP and author of The Great Cholesterol Con'A highly readable, smart and well-reasoned book based on the latest generation of rigorous science' Nina Teicholz, author of The Big Fat Surprise, and Adjunct Professor, New York UniversityRecent research has shown that a diet that is very low in carbs and high in good fats is effective for weight loss, can counteract many diseases and also help athletic performance and endurance. The drawback is that it is difficult to stick to - because most people love carbs. But, as The Hybrid Diet demonstrates, we don't need to choose. The human body has been designed through millions of years of evolution to burn two different sources of fuel - glucose (which comes from the carbohydrates in fruit and vegetables) and ketones (which are made in the body from fat) - and to switch between them when food is scarce.The point of The Hybrid Diet is to show you how to make the best use of both options when you need them, and how best to switch between them. In their quest to discover the perfect diet, leading health journalist Jerome Burne and nutrition expert Patrick Holford have examined the latest cutting-edge science and have put together a plan that is sound, simple and delicious - one that is based on how your body works best.

FaithWords

Sacred Rest

Saundra Dalton-Smith
Authors:
Saundra Dalton-Smith

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith contends that our 21st century lives reek of exhaustion. We now live longer than our ancestors but spend less time living life, and more time fighting death. They died quickly from wearing out their bodies; we die slowly from wearing out our minds. We are busy doing, being, and becoming with little regard to the people we ignore and the moments we miss. There is value in work, and there is value in rest; both are vital for a life well lived.In SACRED REST, Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, a board-certified internal medicine doctor and Bible teacher, reveals why rest can no longer remain optional for those desiring their best life. Written for those who go to bed tired and wake up still exhausted, SACRED REST helps the overwhelmed identify what kind of rest they have been missing. Dr. Dalton-Smith shares seven unique types of rest she has found lacking in the lives of those she encounters in her clinical practice and research - physical, mental, spiritual, emotional, sensory, social, creative - and why a deficiency in any one of these types of rest can have unfavorable effects on your happiness, relationships, creativity, and productivity. These types of rest have never before been shared in this context, combining the science of rest, the spirituality of rest, the gifts of rest, and the resulting fruit of rest. It shows rest as something sacred, valuable, and worthy of our respect.By combining scientific research with personal stories, spiritual insight, and practical next steps, SACRED REST gives the weary permission to embrace no, set boundaries, and seek sanctuary without any guilt, shame, or fear.

Grand Central Publishing

Walking with Peety

Eric O'Grey, Mark Dagostino
Authors:
Eric O'Grey, Mark Dagostino

Eric was 150 pounds overweight, depressed, and sick. After a lifetime of failed diet attempts, and the onset of type 2 diabetes due to his weight, Eric went to a new doctor, who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. And that's when Eric met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged, and forgotten dog who, like Eric, had seen better days. The two adopted each other and began an incredible journey together, forming a bond of unconditional love that forever changed their lives. Over the next year, just by going on walks, playing together, and eating plant-based foods, Eric lost 150 pounds, and Peety lost 25. As a result, Eric reversed his diabetes, got off all medication, and became happy and healthy for the first time in his life-eventually reconnecting with and marrying his high school sweetheart. WALKING WITH PEETY is for anyone who is ready to make a change in his or her life, and for everyone who knows the joy, love, and hope that dogs can bring. This is more than a tale of mutual rescue. This is an epic story of friendship and strength.

Robinson

Low-Carb Slow Cooker

Sarah Flower
Authors:
Sarah Flower
Robinson

The Sugar-Free Family Cookbook

Sarah Flower
Authors:
Sarah Flower

Sarah Flower, nutritionist, author and mum of two, is very down to earth in her approach to health and cookery. This new book features her favourite family recipes, including cakes, biscuits and confectionary, all sugar free. This low carb, low fructose and sugar free book is a must for anyone who wants to improve their health, lose weight and balance blood sugars.The Sugar Free Family Cookbook is bursting with fantastic recipes to suit all the family. With information on why we should reduce or eliminate sugar, and how to keep your children healthy, with recipes for dealing with celebrations, such as birthday parties and Christmas. Recipe chapters include:The Breakfast TableThe Soup KitchenSnacks, Light Lunches and Packed Lunches Sides and SaladsMain MealsHealthy BBQFast FoodJust DessertsThe Ice-cream ParlourThe BakeryThe Tuck ShopThe PantryAll the recipes show the full nutritional analysis as well as suggestions for how to make the meals very low carb to suit those who follow a grain-free low carb diet or Low Carb High Fat diet.

Robinson

The Olive Oil Diet

Simon Poole, Judy Ridgway
Authors:
Simon Poole, Judy Ridgway
Running Press Adult

Master Plants Cookbook

Margarita Restrepo, Michele Lastella
Authors:
Margarita Restrepo, Michele Lastella
New Harbinger

50 More Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food

Susan Albers
Authors:
Susan Albers
Da Capo Lifelong Books

The Thinsulin Program

Charles Nguyen, Mary Ann Marshall, Tu Nguyen
Authors:
Charles Nguyen, Mary Ann Marshall, Tu Nguyen

Chances are if you've picked up this book, you've wrestled with your weight. Maybe you've tried a number of fad diets, with any number of methods,many of which lay the blame on eating too much food that's high in fat and sugar. But here's the truth: No single factor causes obesity. Being overweight involves genetics, physiology, and behaviour,and the one thing that's missing from most diet plans is a clear plan for addressing psychological factors to change the way we think about food.In The Thinsulin® Program , psychiatrist Charles T. Nguyen and bariatric internist Tu Song-Anh Nguyen identify the real culprits behind obesity,and share their proven, science-based, two-stage plan for weight loss. First, the Active Phase shows you how to gain control of and lower your insulin levels through food choices, enabling dramatic weight loss. Next, the Passive Phase helps you to adopt a new way of thinking about food, focusing on insulin rather than calories, to develop the skills to keep excess weight off for good. The Thinsulin® Program offers a medical breakthrough by uniquely harnessing the synergy between the working of your body and the power of your mind to manage your weight. The program gives you the skills to change your thinking permanently so that you find longstanding success on your weight-loss journey.Not only will you achieve unparalleled success in weight loss, The Thinsulin® Program also offers powerful health benefits, such as reversing the onset of arthritis, diabetes, and heart disease. Think thin, think Thinsulin,and get ready for long-term health and wellness.

Da Capo Lifelong Books

The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet

The weight-loss experts at Mayo Clinic
Authors:
The weight-loss experts at Mayo Clinic

The #1 New York Times bestseller adapted for people with diabetes, now in paperback,with 16 brand-new pages, full of menus designed to kick-start your weight loss and control your blood sugar. From Mayo Clinic, a leading authority in health and nutrition, comes The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet , adapted for people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes from the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Mayo Clinic Diet . This reliable plan is what you need to lose weight to help you control your blood sugar. The medical specialists at Mayo Clinic have created The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet as a two-phase plan,Lose It! and Live It! The Diet helps at-risk people prevent and control diabetes by losing weight quickly and safely, and then maintaining that weight loss. The Lose It! phase is a simple, straight-forward, two-week plan that encourages quick but safe weight loss that can help lower blood sugar. The Live It! phase of the diet offers basic and manageable steps and lifestyle changes and choices that are designed to help participants lose one to two pounds a week until a healthy weight is reached, and then to keep the pounds off. Mayo Clinic's weight-loss and nutrition experts have packed this book with meal plans, practical solutions, and specific tips on how to improve health and lose weight safely. The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet tackles all the familiar obstacles that get in the way of weight loss,dislike of exercise, distaste of healthy food, too little time to cook well, a too hectic schedule, struggles with cravings, and minimal support from family and friends. It is a reliable and safe companion for losing weight and controlling diabetes, beginning immediately and into the future. "This diabetes diet isn't a fad it's about changing your habits for the better," states Donald Hensrud, M.D., Mayo Clinic specialist in nutrition and internal medicine and medical editor-in-chief. "With The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, people can truly manage diabetes, eat well, lose weight and enjoy life."

Da Capo Lifelong Books

Vegan for Her

J L Fields, Virginia Messina
Authors:
J L Fields, Virginia Messina

Vegan for Her , a blueprint for optimal health and wellness at any age, will show you how to: lower your risk for breast cancer and heart disease manage conditions like arthritis and migraines diminish PMs and cramps build strong bones for life enhance fertility make an easy transition to a vegan diet and incorporate principles of both fashion and compassion into your home and wardrobe.

Da Capo Lifelong Books

Your Primal Body

Mikki Reilly
Authors:
Mikki Reilly
Da Capo Lifelong Books

Paleo Desserts

Jane Barthelemy
Authors:
Jane Barthelemy

Now you can have your cake and be paleo, too! The Paleolithic diet and lifestyle- based on eating hunter/gatherer foods for optimal health- has surged in popularity, but with grains, dairy, and refined sugars off the menu, indulging isn't easy. Paleo Desserts is the first comprehensive cookbook of its kind: everyone's favourite desserts now made Paleo friendly, lower carb, and gluten free. Providing 125 mouthwatering, easy-to-follow recipes from brownies to milkshakes, Jane Barthelemy serves up treats to satiate even the biggest caveman sweet tooth.Recipes include Raspberry Crumble Bars, Tiramisu, Black Forest Cherry Pie, Lemon-Berry Parfait, Pumpkin Cheesecake, Whipped Coconut Crème, and more. Paleo Desserts includes a colour-photo insert and ingredient lists for simplified shopping.

Basic Books

Predictive Health

Kenneth L. Brigham, Michael M. E. Johns
Authors:
Kenneth L. Brigham, Michael M. E. Johns

Our health care system is crippled by desperate efforts to prevent the inevitable. A third of the national Medicare budget- nearly 175 billion- is spent on the final year of life, and a third of that amount on the final month, often on expensive (and futile) treatments. Such efforts betray a fundamental flaw in how we think about healthcare: we squander resources on hopeless situations, instead of using them to actually improve health. In Predictive Health , distinguished doctors Kenneth Brigham and Michael M.E. Johns propose a solution: invest earlier- and use science and technology to make healthcare more available and affordable. Every child would begin life with a post-natal genetic screen, when potential risk- say for type II diabetes or heart disease- would be found. More data on biology, behaviour, and environment would be captured throughout her life. Using this information, health-care workers and the people they care for could forge personal strategies for healthier living long before a small glitch blows up into major disease. This real health care wouldn't just replace much of modern disease care- it would make it obsolete. The result, according to Brigham and Johns, will be a life defined by a long stay at top physical and mental form, rather than an early peak and long decline. Accomplishing this goal will require new tools, new clinics, fewer doctors and more mentors, smarter companies, and engaged patients. In short, it will require a revolution. Thanks to a decade-long collaboration between Brigham, Johns and others, it is already underway. An optimistic plan for reducing or eliminating many chronic diseases as well as reforming our faltering medical system, Predictive Health is a deeply knowledgeable, deeply humane proposal for how we can reallocate expenses and resources to prolong the best years of life, rather than extending the worst.

New Harbinger

The Naked Foods Cook Book

Margaret Floyd
Authors:
Margaret Floyd

Why go out to eat? Cooking at home is easy, healthy, delicious, and affordable-and with the right techniques and ingredients, preparing a home-cooked meal can be quicker than picking up take-out. Cook Naked, the anticipated follow-up cookbook to Margaret Floyd's Eat Naked, shows readers how they can create whole, organic, and fresh "naked" meals that maximize the natural nutritional value of food.Unlike commercially available prepared foods and restaurant dishes, naked meals contain no harmful additives, preservatives, or empty-calorie fillers. Because cooking naked is well-suited to people who need energy for busy lifestyles, this cookbook is organized around the time it takes for readers to prepare each type of dish: "in a rush" recipes take ten minutes or less, "every day" recipes take twenty minutes or less, and an "impress the neighbors" section offers more time-intensive recipe selections. Readers who seek to control the quality of ingredients and nutrients in their food will turn to this cookbook time and time again for affordable, naturally delicious meals they can feel good about eating and serving to others.

Da Capo Press

The Diabetes Cooking for Everyone

Carol Gelles
Authors:
Carol Gelles
Da Capo Press

The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan

Anne Peter M.D., Sheri Colberg-Ochs
Authors:
Anne Peter M.D., Sheri Colberg-Ochs

Most of the 18.2 million Americans currently living with diabetes have been advised by their doctors, or other health-care providers, that weight loss is essential for them to control their condition and stay healthy. However, the vast majority of people fail miserably at dieting, ultimately regaining the pounds they manage to lose. The latest research confirms, though, that diabetic people do not have to lose significant amounts of body fat to be healthy. The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan guides people step-by-step to achieve a healthy body despite having excess body fat and diabetes or pre-diabetes,primarily by becoming physically fit. With practical information and tips on physical fitness, blood sugar balance with physical activity, nutrition, nutritional supplements, emotional fitness, diabetic medications, motivation, and more, The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan gives readers the knowledge they need to prevent, reverse, and control their diabetes through fitness,and to live a long, healthy life without the need for dieting and weight loss,making this the essential diabetes fitness resource.

Da Capo Press

The Four Corners Diet

Gretchen E. Becker, Jack Goldberg, Karen O'Mara
Authors:
Gretchen E. Becker, Jack Goldberg, Karen O'Mara

In 1996, Drs. Goldberg and O'Mara embarked on an in-depth review of the scientific literature concerning weight loss and improvements in serum lipids through diet, as well as all of the popular diets being touted at the time. Sifting through hundreds of studies, they set out to create their own diet , one based on the most proven elements and soundest data from the scientific literature. The diet they created emphasizes very low carbohydrates with normal protein amounts, using high monounsaturated fats and reducing saturated fats, eating plenty of fiber, as well as natural sources of vitamins and nutrients from a variety of vegetables and some dairy products. After first testing the diet on themselves, and both losing weight, they started a formal clinical study in moderate-to-severely obese subjects, and they and others have now tested this diet more informally with hundreds of people of varying weights and ages. The Four Corners Diet has proven to be a bold and easy plan for eating a healthy, nutritionally balanced diet at each meal, every day, for losing weight now,and keeping it off for life.

Sarah Flower

Sarah Flower is trained in nutrition and nutritional medicine and author of 15 books, including the bestselling The Everyday Halogen Oven Cookbook. Sarah and her young son have lived on a sugar free diet for the last 3 years. As a nutritionist and journalist, Sarah has written many articles on diets, including sugar free, grain free, low carb and high protein. She runs workshops at local schools, talking to parents and teaching children how to cook and eat a healthy diet.

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.