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Dr. Sarah Brewer - Author

About the Author

Dr Sarah Brewer, MA, MB, B.Chir, is an established writer, columnist and broadcaster who regularly contributes to a wide range of publications in the UK, including the Daily Telegraph, Daily Express, Marie Claire, Top Sante, Here's Health and Prima. Named the Health Journalist of the Year in 2002, she has written over 25 books on health subjects ranging from de-stressing to pregnancy.

Featured books by Dr. Sarah Brewer

The Total Detox Plan

The Total Detox Plan

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/12/2011

Our bodies are assaulted by pollutants of every kind every day, whether they are waste products from traffic exhaust or created by a build-up of toxins due to stress, poor diet and lack of exercise. So although we are equipped to deal with these impurities, we sometimes need to give our bodies a little extra help. The Total Detox Plan is a handy, accessible guide that supplies all the necessary information and tips on how to go about cleansing your system safely.

Other books by Dr. Sarah Brewer

Eat Well Look Great Nutrition and lifestyle beauty secrets to make you feel good from the inside out

Eat Well Look Great Nutrition and lifestyle beauty secrets to make you feel good from the inside out

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2018

Most of us have niggling beauty issues, yet just resign ourselves to putting up with them. But we don't have to! In EAT WELL LOOK GREAT, Dr Sarah Brewer reveals her nutrition and lifestyle secrets for beating common beauty problems, based on the principles of nutritional medicine. From cellulite and dull hair to bags under the eyes and age spots, discover what you should - and shouldn't - be eating to nourish your beauty from the inside out. There's also advice on key superfoods to make a part of your everyday beauty regime - as part of your diet and as topical treatments to tone, soothe, zap, refresh and more. Plus you'll find lifestyle tips and guidance on useful supplements and effective salon techniques, too.

Overcoming Asthma

Overcoming Asthma

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2014

This unique book from doctor and international best-selling author Sarah Brewer provides a highly authoritative yet easy-to-follow program of complementary medicine and self-care treatments, specially designed to support the conventional treatment for asthma. If you're suffering from this debilitating condition, and are looking for an expert to guide you through all the positive steps you can take to alleviate your symptoms and enhance your health and well-being, this is the book for you. Dr Sarah Brewer offers a pioneering approach of tailor-made programs, based on the premise that we're all unique, and have different requirements depending on our age, gender, lifestyle and genetic background. Complete the questionnaire at the beginning of Part 3 and you'll see whether to embark upon The Gentle Program, The Moderate Program or The Full-strength Program. Each program guides you through daily nutritional plans, as well as exercise plans and lifestyle changes, all of which will empower you to make real changes to your health and your life.

Overcoming High Blood Pressure

Overcoming High Blood Pressure

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2014

Distinguished doctor and internationally best-selling author Sarah Brewer presents this unique book, which provides a highly authoritative yet easy-to-follow program of complementary medicine and self-care treatments, specially designed to support the conventional treatment for high blood pressure. If you are one of the millions (10 million in the UK alone) who have this condition, and are looking for an expert to guide you through all the positive steps you can take to enhance your health and well-being, this is the book for you. Dr Sarah Brewer offers a pioneering approach of tailor-made programs, based on the premise that we're all unique and have different requirements. Complete the questionnaire in Part 3, and you'll see whether to embark upon the gentle, moderate or full-strength program. Each program offers daily menu plans, as well as exercise routines and techniques from complementary medicine - all of which will empower you to take control and make real, long-lasting changes to your health.

Nutrition A Beginner's Guide

Nutrition A Beginner's Guide

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/07/2013

Strap: A no-nonsense guide to the science of what we eat and how it affects our health Description: Shocking obesity rates, the rise of eating disorders, killer food allergies, super foods that cure cancer: as the headlines shout every week, we have never been more engaged, or struggled so hard, with what we put in our mouths. Separating fact from fiction, award-winning health journalist and nutritionist Dr Sarah Brewer combines the latest science with practical advice on what really matters to explain exactly how food influences our health and well-being.

Overcoming Arthritis

Overcoming Arthritis

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2012

This unique book - one in a series of natural health guides from doctor and internationally bestselling author Sarah Brewer - provides a highly authoritative yet easy-to follow program of complementary medicine and self-care treatments, specially designed to support the conventional treatment for arthritis. If you're suffering from this debilitating condition, and are looking for an expert to guide you through all the positive steps you can take to alleviate your symptoms and improve your day-to-day well-being, this is the book for you. Part One provides a detailed introduction to help you understand your condition, to recognise its key causes, symptoms and early-warning signs and offer insight into the methods of diagnosis and types of treatment that are available. Part Two covers the many complementary and nutritional approaches to treatment, from osteopathy, yoga, hydrotherapy, copper therapy and meditation to eating more antioxidants, eliminating trigger foods and taking regular gentle exercise (which many people with arthritis avoid because they fear it will make their joints worse - in fact, it's quite the opposite). Finally, in Part Three of this groundbreaking book, Dr Sarah Brewer offers a pioneering approach of tailor-made programs, based on the premise that we're all unique, and have different requirements depending on our age, gender, lifestyle and genetic background. Choose from The Gentle Program, The Moderate Program and The Full-strength Program - each guides you through daily nutritional plans, as well as exercise routines, therapeutic techniques and lifestyle changes, all of which empower you to take control and make real changes to your health and your life.

Overcoming Diabetes

Overcoming Diabetes

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2012

This unique book - one in a series of natural health guides from doctor and internationally bestselling author Sarah Brewer - provides a highly authoritative yet easy-to-follow program of complementary medicine and self-care treatments for this increasingly prevalent condition. If you are one of the millions with Diabetes, and are looking for expert advice on the steps you can take to alleviate your symptoms and enhance health and well-being, this is the book for you. Part One helps you to understand your condition, offering an insightful overview of diagnosis, monitoring and treatment, and explaining the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Part Two guides you through the many complementary and nutritional approaches to treatment, such as reflexology, acupuncture and magnetic therapy, plus the benefits of including good fats and superfoods in your diet. It also reveals how controlling your carb intake, cutting down on salt, and maintaining a healthy weight can transform how your body responds to your condition. Finally, in Part Three of this groundbreaking book, Dr Sarah Brewer offers a pioneering approach of tailor-made programs, based on the premise that we're all unique, and have different requirements depending on our age, gender, lifestyle and genetic background. Choose from The Gentle Program, The Moderate Program or The Full-strength Program - each guiding you through nutritional plans, exercise routines and therapeutic techniques - all of which empower you to take control and make real changes to your health and your life.

IBS Diet Reduce Pain and Improve Digestion the Natural Way

IBS Diet Reduce Pain and Improve Digestion the Natural Way

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2009

A new edition of this popular nutritional plan to ease IBS brings the book onto the health rather than the cookery shelves. A simple nutritional plan and 60 delicious recipes provide sufferers - an estimated one in three of the population - with the means to treat this painful condition naturally. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is often the result of a basic food intolerance and can often flare up at times of stress. Diet is one of the best ways of getting the condition under control and improving quality of life for sufferers. Written by a medical doctor (and Telegraph columnist) and a well-known special diets cookery writer, this practical health guide provides IBS sufferers with a complete nutritional plan and 60 delicious and easy recipes to deal with IBS and digestive pain the natural way. Contains all of the mainstream medical information in an easy-to-read style, as well as the low-down on the full range of effective complementary health treatments available. The book also outlines the common `trigger' foods that cause IBS to flare up, such as alcohol, caffeine, dairy and wheat. Readers are encouraged to focus on different food ranges to help them identify their own personal IBS triggers, making this a long-term treatment plan.

I.B.S. Simple Self Treatment to Reduce Pain and Improve Digestion

I.B.S. Simple Self Treatment to Reduce Pain and Improve Digestion

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2009

Dr. Sarah Brewer and Michelle Berriedale-Johnson Eat to Beat I.B.S. Simple Self Treatment to Reduce Pain and Improve Digestion Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a painful disorder which affects as many as 30% of people in the UK. This book, written by doctor and Telegraph columnist and successful special diets cookery writer duo is a must for all sufferers.

Cut Your Cholesterol A Three-month Programme to Reducing Cholesterol

Cut Your Cholesterol A Three-month Programme to Reducing Cholesterol

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/01/2009

Cholesterol is a type of fat (lipid) made by the body. It is essential for good health and is found in every cell in the body. However, a high cholesterol level in the blood (hypercholesterolaemia) is associated with an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Seven out of 10 people over the age of 45 have high cholesterol. Cut Your Cholesterol demystifies the subject quickly, clearly and concisely. Packed with accessible information about cholesterol and advice to help you identify if you have raised cholesterol levels, the book includes a clinically proven three-month programme to help you wash cholesterol out of your system and improve your cholesterol balance.

Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies

Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer, Molly Siple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2008

In the UK, 7 out of 10 people over the age of 45 have high cholesterol levels (Bupa 2007). Although there are no clear symptoms, high cholesterol levels have been associated with heart disease and stroke two of Britain s biggest killers. There are several factors that can cause high cholesterol; an unhealthy diet, being overweight and a lack of exercise are three of the main contenders. As a result, some of the best ways to control and reduce cholesterol levels are losing weight, eating a heart-healthy diet and taking regular exercise. Although eating healthily may sound simple, it s often difficult to know which foods to avoid when trying to lower cholesterol. Fully adapted for the UK market, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies reveals which food you should eat and helps readers make small changes to their diet to achieve big results. Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies includes: The latest dietary and medical information on cholesterol and how to control it Over 90 delicious recipes as well as low fat cooking techniques and ways to lower cholesterol on a daily basis Sensible advice on finding the right foods when shopping, planning menus, and adapting recipes to suit family and friends.

Natural Health Guru: High Blood Pressure

Natural Health Guru: High Blood Pressure

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2008

Distinguished doctor and internationally best-selling author Sarah Brewer presents one of the first in an important new series. This unique book provides a highly authoritative yet easy-to-follow program of complementary medicine and self-care treatments, specially designed to support the conventional treatment for high blood pressure. If you are one of the millions (10 million in the UK alone) who have this condition, and are looking for an expert to guide you through all the positive steps you can take to enhance your health and well-being, this is the book for you.Dr Sarah Brewer offers a pioneering approach of tailor-made programs, based on the premise that we're all unique and have different requirements. Complete the questionnaire in Part 3, and you'll see whether to embark upon the gentle, moderate or full-strength program. Each program offers daily menu plans, as well as exercise routines and techniques from complementary medicine - all will empower you to take control and make real changes to your health.

Menopause For Dummies

Menopause For Dummies

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer, Marcia L., PhD. Jones, Theresa Eichenwald Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/06/2007

Every woman experiences the menopause in different ways, so you need to know what to expect in order to help yourself. This book explains the various stages of the menopause, including the perimenopause, and helps you understand how it can affect your body and your emotions. It evaluates all the options available including HRT and explains what treatment and lifestyle changes will help you stay healthy and happy. With in-depth coverage of HRT, covering new developments and weighing up the risks and benefits, advice on adopting an holistic approach to managing the symptoms and side effects including conventional medicine, and alternatives, diet and lifestyle changes, Menopause For Dummies will help you make the right decisions and stay in control.

Planning A Baby? How to Prepare for a Healthy Pregnancy and Give Your Baby the Best Possible Start

Planning A Baby? How to Prepare for a Healthy Pregnancy and Give Your Baby the Best Possible Start

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2004

Planning a Baby? is all about giving your baby the best possible start in life. By taking maximum care of your health in the six important months before your new child is even conceived, you can optimise the chances of having a healthy baby. The first few weeks of gestation are critical. Research has shown that undernourishment during this time - often before the mother is even aware she is pregnant - can affect the baby a long way into the future. It is linked with the subsequent development of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes in middle age. In this completely updated and revised edition, Dr Sarah Brewer provides the latest groundbreaking research and gives advice on: -Contraceptive advances -Lifestyle and factors that affect early pregnancy -Conception itself - the myths and the facts -Which vitamins and minerals are needed, including the use of folic acid -Advice for vegetarians -Sperm health -An overview of the causes of miscarriage This book aims to give potential parents all the tools they require before embarking on one of life's greatest adventures - conception, pregnancy and the birth of a healthy baby.

The Essential Guide to Vitamins, Minerals and Herbal Supplements

The Essential Guide to Vitamins, Minerals and Herbal Supplements

Author: Dr. Sarah Brewer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/10/2001

A bewildering range of vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements is now widely available to us all, but information about their health benefits cannot be given on the packaging as it would constitute a health claim. In this jargon-free guide leading expert on sensible supplementation, Dr Sarah Brewer, sets out all you need to know about the main supplements, and suggests which to take for specific health problems. It includes: A-Z guide to 150 supplements for a brighter and healthier life. Clearly explains the benefits, possible side effects and contraindications. Thoroughly sets out the research evidence to back their efficacy. Recommends supplements for common problems such as IBS, chronic fatigue, recurrent candida and arthritis. Packed with clear and concise answers, this essential guide explains the use of supplements to maintain or improve your daily health.

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