The Scandi Sense Diet
Author: Suzy Wengel
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
Featured in The Times. Suzy Wengel lost 88 pounds using the Scandi Sense Diet - and has kept it off. Lose weight and keep it off with the grassroots diet sensation that has taken Scandinavia by storm, the life-changing handful method that is hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'. The Scandi Sense Diet is the intuitive way of eating that helps you to cut calories without counting them, and adapts to your life rather than dictating it. Based on the principle of four handfuls of food per meal - protein, carbohydrate and two of vegetables, plus a spoonful of fat - and you decide the ingredients. No calorie-counting, no hard-to-source ingredients and no exercise - unless you want to. The Scandi Sense Diet is not just about looking good - although it does work wonders on the physique. It takes a scientific approach that ensures good health across the board, including regulating blood sugar and cholesterol. Suzy Wengel's 9-day plan is irresistibly simple, and has proven results that can be seen in the book's case studies. Put an end to yo-yo dieting and enjoy three satisfying meals each day, easily planned with your own two hands.
The 8-Hour Diet
Author: David Zinczenko, Peter Moore
Publisher: Rodale Books
InThe 8-Hour Diet, David Zinczenko and Peter Moore present a paradigm-shifting plan that allows readers to eat all the foods that they love, while losing those extra pounds that they hate. But it's so simple it's like clockwork. Literally. Research shows that by focusing their diet on 8 critical, nutrient-rich Superfoods--and eating as they normally would, but only within an 8-hour window each day--readers really can eat whatever they want, while losing weight faster than they ever imagined. The timing mechanism is such that it will reset a dieter's metabolism so that he or she can enter fat-burning mode first thing in the morning--and stay there all day long. In the book, readers will additionally find motivating strategies, cheating tips for those days when an 8-hour schedule is impossible, a sample eating plan, delicious recipes (of course, rich in Superfoods), an eight-minute daily workout routine to maximize calorie burn, and a bonus workout for those looking not only to lose weight but also to tone their bodies. The 8-Hour Diet promises to strip away unwanted pounds, and to give readers the focus and willpower they need to reach all of their goals for weight loss (and otherwise).
In THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION, Dr. Mark Hyman reveals that the secret solution to losing weight and preventing not just diabetes but also heart disease, stroke, dementia, and cancer is balanced insulin levels. Dr. Hyman describes the seven keys to achieving wellness-nutrition, hormones, inflammation, digestion, detoxification, energy metabolism, and a calm mind-and explains his revolutionary six-week healthy-living program. With advice on diet, green living, supplements and medication, exercise, and personalizing the plan for optimal results, the book also teaches readers how to maintain lifelong health. Groundbreaking and timely, THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION is the fastest way to lose weight, prevent disease, and feel better than ever.
Vegan for Fit
Author: Attila Hildmann
Publisher: Becker Josest Volk Verlag
You won't find another diet that is as rich in vital substances as Vegan for Fit. Attila Hildmann, an aspiring physicist and nutrition specialist, has created a plan based on modern scientific findings which all agree that a balanced, plant-based diet is the best way to effectively protect yourself against heart attacks, cancer, strokes, and other diet-related diseases. With "Vegan for Fit", everyone has the possibility to achieve a total reset of their body and spirit in 30 days and to profit from the unique advantages that this type of diet offers.
Author: Chrissy Freer
Publisher: Appetite by Random House
Discover how delicious nutritious eating can be with 100 flavorful recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert, featuring twelve different grains (and six of them are gluten-free). Add these nutrient-packed superfoods to your diet and you’ll be cooking meals that are high in health benefits and low in calorie count. Did you know that adding more of the right kind of grains to your diet can stimulate healthy digestion, help control blood sugar levels, aid weight control and reduce the risk of heart disease? Supergrains explores twelve of these grains: quinoa, amaranth, buckwheat, brown rice, chia, millet, oats, spelt, kamut, barley, farro and freekeh, all of them nutrient-packed superfoods for a healthy body and heart. Supergrains have been around for centuries but, until recently, forgotten in favor of highly refined grains, like white rice and white wheat flour, that make up most of our grain consumption. Refined grains are stripped of the nutrients, healthy fats and antioxidants found in supergrains: it’s time to get back to the good grains! Supergrains gives you the nutritional statistics for each grain, and invaluable tips on what they are best used for and how to cook them. Six of the grains are gluten-free and many of them are a complete source of protein—which means these fresh and tasty recipes are a great choice for restricted diets, such as gluten- or wheat-free, vegetarians and vegans. All 100 recipes use ingredients that are readily available at your local grocery store, and have easy-to-follow, step-by-step methods. With Supergrains you’ll be cooking healthy, delicious meals that your whole family will love.
Do you know the ten habits that could help you thrive - not just survive - in the 21st century? In order to discover what those secrets are, Patrick Holford and his team have carried out Britain's biggest-ever health and diet survey, the 100% health survey, which has now been completed by over 55,000 people. This book is a distillation of the fascinating insights provided by the survey's top scorers and the author's 30 years of experience studying good health and how to achieve it. It shows readers how to discover where they are on the scale of 100% health and provides a new system of good health that is easy to follow and easily measurable - one that will enable people to transform their health and wellbeing, whether they are relatively fit and healthy or struggling with various health issues. This highly informative and practical book covers ten areas crucial to a healthy - and happy - life, including the key to gaining energy and losing weight, how to slow down the ageing process, keeping your body and mind well oiled, sharpening your mind and improving your mood, keeping fit and supple, and finding your purpose in life.
Author: Carolyn Caldicott
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
A Spicy Paneer Cheese Toastie with Mango Chutney, some Chickpea Dokla (bite-sized snacks tempered with toasted coconut and mustard seeds), or perhaps some Carrot and Pistachi Halwa, a sweet and sticky afternoon pick-me-up, washed down with NimboboPani (a sweet and salty refreshing lime soda; the recipes in Bombay Lunchbox have exotic names with flavors to match.
Beneath a Scarlet Sky
Author: Mark Sullivan
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Soon to be a major television event from Pascal Pictures, starring Tom Holland. Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, the USA Today and #1 Amazon Charts bestseller Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man's incredible courage and resilience during one of history's darkest hours. Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He's a normal Italian teenager--obsessed with music, food, and girls--but his days of innocence are numbered. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, and falls for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior. In an attempt to protect him, Pino's parents force him to enlist as a German soldier--a move they think will keep him out of combat. But after Pino is injured, he is recruited at the tender age of eighteen to become the personal driver for Adolf Hitler's left hand in Italy, General Hans Leyers, one of the Third Reich's most mysterious and powerful commanders. Now, with the opportunity to spy for the Allies inside the German High Command, Pino endures the horrors of the war and the Nazi occupation by fighting in secret, his courage bolstered by his love for Anna and for the life he dreams they will one day share. Fans of All the Light We Cannot See, The Nightingale, and Unbroken will enjoy this riveting saga of history, suspense, and love.
The Sugar Fix
Author: Richard Johnson, Tim Gower
Publisher: Rodale Books
In The Sugar Fix, Dr. Richard Johnson, who oversees a pioneering research program, reports on discoveries about how fructose impacts the body—and directly connects the American obesity epidemic to a frightening escalation in our fructose consumption. It comes as no surprise that the sugar is found in processed foods like candy, baked goods, canned foods, and frozen meals in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, but it is also hidden in less obvious foods like peanut butter, egg products, and soups. Many fruits and vegetables contain high levels of it naturally. Dr. Johnson shows how to cut way back on the sweetener by making effective substitutions. The daily meal plans included here contain no more than 25 grams of fructose, one-quarter of the amount the average American now ingests. Rather than the low-carb approach of so many recent diets, Dr. Johnson recommends a much easier to enjoy and stick to formula: 50% carbs, 25% fat, and 25% protein. The immediate benefit of this diet is to help anyone shed excess weight. The additional benefits are even more impressive—reduced risk for such serious health problems as high blood pressure, elevated blood fats, and insulin resistance, conditions directly linked to heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, and stroke.
Author: Alexandra Chreiteh
Publisher: Interlink Publishing
The story of three different young women marks the literary debut of an amazing writer from Lebanon Always Coca-Cola is the story of three very different young women attending university in Beirut: Abeer, Jana, and Yasmine. The narrator, Abeer Ward (fragrant rose, in Arabic), daughter of a conservative family, admits wryly that her name is also the name of her father’s flower shop. Abeer’s bedroom window is filled by a view of a Coca-Cola sign featuring the image of her sexually adventurous friend, Jana. From the novel’s opening paragraph—“When my mother was pregnant with me, she had only one craving. That craving was for Coca Cola”—first-time novelist Alexandra Chreiteh asks us to see, with wonder, humor, and dismay, how inextricably confused naming and desire, identity and branding. The names—and the novel’s edgy, cynical humor—might be recognizable across languages, cultures, and geographies. But Chreiteh’s novel is first and foremost an exploration of a specific Lebanese milieu. Critics in Lebanon have responded in a storm, calling the novel “an electric shock” and finding that the problems of its characters reflect grave “social anomalies.” Read Chreiteh and see what the storm is all about.
Just as you don't need a fancy gym membership to get the best workout of your life, you don't need fancy kitchen skills or a personal chef to keep your body optimally fuelled. You Are Your Own Gym: The Cookbook capitalizes on ingredients that are fresh and affordable, and simple preparations you'll want to make again and again. Categorizing meals as either fast-fuelling or slow-fuelling (depending on the carbohydrate content), Lauren's recipes cover your needs for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, smoothies, and even dessert! Filled with tempting photos of delicious meals, handy shopping lists, and sample menus to help you fulfil all your fitness goals, You Are Your Own Gym: The Cookbook is your best bet for building a stronger, leaner, healthier you with each satisfying bite.
Be Your Own Life Coach
Author: Fiona Harrold
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Hugely successful life coach's guide to overcoming obstacles and achieving your wildest dreams. All of us have dreams about what we'd like to do, who we'd like to be and where we'd like to go in life. But most of us are never able to make these dreams a reality. Now, in this highly motivating new book, Fiona Harrold uses her experience as a life coach to show us that we can turn our own lives around. With encouragement, humour and an emphasis on the practical, Fiona sets out the 10 steps to taking control of our lives. First we must set our goals, however crazy they may seem; then we must start on the path to achieving them. Along the way, Fiona uses case studies, affirmations and motivational techniques to keep us going, coaching her readers in the same way that she would her personal clients. Helping you in all areas - personal and professional - this book will be your most valuable guide to being the most that you can be.