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Diets & dieting

See below for a selection of the latest books from Diets & dieting category. Presented with a red border are the Diets & dieting books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Diets & dieting books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Your Body In Balance

Your Body In Balance

Author: Dr Neal Barnard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2020

This nationally bestselling book explains the shocking new science of how hormones are wreaking havoc on the body, and the delicious solution that improves health, reduces pain, and even helps to shed weight. Hidden in everyday foods are the causes of a surprising range of health problems: infertility, menstrual cramps, weight gain, hair loss, breast and prostate cancer, hot flushes, and much more. All of these conditions have one thing in common: they are fuelled by hormones that are hiding in foods or are influenced by the foods we eat. Your Body in Balance provides step-by-step guidance for understanding what's at the root of your suffering-and what you can do to feel better fast. Few people realize that a simple food prescription can help you tackle all these and more by gently restoring your hormone balance, with benefits rivalling medications. Neal Barnard, MD, a leading authority on nutrition and health, offers insight into how dietary changes can alleviate years of stress, pain, and illness. What's more, he also provides delicious and easy-to-make hormone-balancing recipes, including: * Cauliflower Buffalo Chowder * Kung Pao Lettuce Wraps * Butternut Breakfast Tacos * Mediterranean Croquettes * Apple Pie Nachos * Brownie Batter Hummus Your Body in Balance gives new hope for people struggling with health issues. Thousands of people have already reclaimed their lives and their health through the strategic dietary changes described in this book - and now it's your turn.

Sugar Shock

Sugar Shock

Author: Carol Prager Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

The Glutathione Revolution

The Glutathione Revolution

Author: Dr. Nayan Patel, MD, Dr. Mark Hyman Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2020

Ward off life-threatening disease and symptoms of aging with this guide to boosting your levels of glutathione (GHS), the master antioxidant. While there's no real fountain of youth just yet, upping your levels of glutathione (GHS) can help you ward off life-threatening disease and symptoms of aging. GSH is the disease-fighting, age-slowing, energy-enhancing, beautifying antioxidant that many of us are just starting to be aware of. It helps do everything from bolstering immunity to lowering inflammation and regulating hormones -- which means it has the potential to help protect against a long list of maladies (cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and Alzheimer's). At the forefront of research, Dr. Nayan Patel offers the first book that really unpacks the power of this super antioxidant. The Glutathione Revolution is a guide that is both comprehensive and practical, outlining what exactly glutathione is -- and what happens to us as it decreases over time. Dr. Patel shows us how to naturally kick it into overdrive to capitalize on the antioxidant's innumerable benefits. With a 14-day plan, along with recipes, menus, and easy natural steps to boost glutathione levels in the body, you can feel younger and ward off the diseases of aging -- naturally.

The Great Cholesterol Myth, Revised and Expanded

The Great Cholesterol Myth, Revised and Expanded

Author: Jonny Bowden, M.D., F.A.C.C, C.N.S., Stephen T. Sinatra Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2020

The best-selling book on heart disease, updated with the latest research and clinical findings on high-fat/ketogenic diets, sugar, genetics, and other factors. Heart disease is the #1 killer. However, traditional heart disease protocols-with their emphasis on lowering cholesterol-have it all wrong. Emerging science is showing that cholesterol levels are a poor predictor of heart disease and that standard prescriptions for lowering it, such as ineffective low-fat/high-carb diets and serious, side-effect-causing statin drugs, obscure the real causes of heart disease. Even doctors at leading institutions have been misled for years based on creative reporting of research results from pharmaceutical companies intent on supporting the $31-billion-a-year cholesterol-lowering drug industry. The Great Cholesterol Myth reveals the real culprits of heart disease, including: inflammation, fibrinogen, triglycerides, homocysteine, belly fat, triglyceride to HDL ratios, and high glycemic levels. Best-selling health authors Jonny Bowden, PhD, and Stephen Sinatra, MD, give readers a four-part strategy based on the latest studies and clinical findings for effectively preventing, managing, and reversing heart disease, focusing on diet, exercise, supplements, and stress and anger management. Myths vs. Facts Myth: High cholesterol is the cause of heart disease. Fact: Cholesterol is only a minor player in the cascade of inflammation which is a cause of heart disease. Myth: Saturated fat is dangerous. Fact: Saturated fats are not dangerous. The killer fats are the transfats from partially hydrogenated oils. Myth: The higher the cholesterol, the shorter the lifespan. Fact: Higher cholesterol protects you from gastrointestinal disease, pulmonary disease, and hemorrhagic stroke. Myth: High cholesterol is a predictor of heart attack. Fact: There is no correlation between cholesterol and heart attacks. Myth: Lowering cholesterol with statin drugs will prolong your life. Fact: There is no data to show that statins have a significant impact on longevity. Myth: Statin drugs are safe. Fact: Statin drugs can be extremely toxic including causing death. Myth: Statin drugs are useful in men, women, and the elderly. Fact: Statin drugs do the best job in middle-aged men with coronary disease. Myth: Statin drugs are useful in middle-aged men with coronary artery disease because of its impact on cholesterol. Fact: Statin drugs reduce inflammation and improve blood viscosity (thinning blood). Statins are extremely helpful in men with low HDL and coronary artery disease.

Lose It Forever

Lose It Forever

Author: Jason R. Karp Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2020

Lose Weight and Keep It LostDon't rely on your neighbor's latest gym stories or diet fad. Learn exactly what has worked for thousands of others trying to lose and maintain a healthy weight, just like you. Take advantage of the proven weight-loss and maintenance strategies of thousands of people. Despite the overflowing bookshelves of weight loss tips and diet books, the U.S. remains the most overweight country in the world and continues to get more overweight every year. Most people who work towards successful fat loss just gain weight back a few weeks later. Frankly, many of us are just always hungry. So what is unique about those who succeed? The answer is buried deep in the archives at the Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center in Providence, Rhode Island: The National Weight Control Registry, the largest study of individuals successful at long-term maintenance of weight loss. Learn how to make the life changes you need, one step at a time. The National Weight Control Registry can seem overwhelming. It includes data from more than 10,000 individuals about their weight, diet and exercise habits, and strategies for weight loss maintenance. This is where Jason Karp comes in. Dr. Karp is a USA Track & Field nationally certified coach, the founder of the REVO2LUTION RUNNING (TM) certification program for coaches and fitness professionals worldwide, and a doctor who has devoted his life to helping people get healthier and stay healthy. In Lose It Forever, he has boiled down all these data into actionable tips and strategies you can implement into your everyday life. Learn maintainable ways to: Monitor your macronutrients Exercise (a lot!) daily Control your calorie intake with diets that work Get down to a healthy weight-and stay there Readers of motivational books for weight loss like Mini Habits for Weight Loss, Why We Get Fat, and Good Calories, Bad Calories will learn how to maintain their ideal weight with Lose It Forever.

Lose Weight Like Crazy Even If You Have a Crazy Life!

Lose Weight Like Crazy Even If You Have a Crazy Life!

Author: Autumn Calabrese Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

How to Eat

How to Eat

Author: Mark Bittman, Dr David L. Katz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2020

What is the 'best' diet? Do I need to choose between low fat and low carb? Should I give up gluten, dairy, or meat? Two bestselling experts provide the answers to your most burning food and diet questions in this informative, accessible book that will transform your health. Bittman and Katz cut through all the noise about what to eat with clear, science-based facts, in an easy-to-digest Q&A format, covering everything from basic nutrients to superfoods to fad diets. They answer questions like: What is a calorie, and are all calories the same? Is there an ideal weight? Should I follow a Mediterranean, Paleo, or vegan diet? Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Can intermittent fasting help me to lose weight? Could an anti-inflammatory diet improve my health? What is a flexitarian? Filtering the science of nutrition through a lens of common sense and clarity, How To Eat provides real answers on how to achieve good health, longevity, and vitality.

Intermittent Fasting Cookbook

Intermittent Fasting Cookbook

Author: Nicole Poirier Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2020

Learn to do intermittent fasting (IF) the right way. This unique, flexible, and food-focused approach provides everything you need to safely and deliciously implement IF for great results and long-term success. Research shows that intermittent fasting can be effective not just for weight loss but ameliorating diabetes, high cholesterol, inflammation, and more, all while improving body composition. However, while there is growing research on the what of IF (eating less is good for us), there has been little information on the how of timing, nutrition, and meal-planning-until now. Not eating is only one piece of the puzzle! Fasting needs to be balanced with adequate food intake and nourishing, nutrient-dense ingredients. Sought-after special diets chef and wellness advocate Nicole Poirier shows you exactly how to do this in the Intermittent Fasting Cookbook. Start your IF journey with a complete physiological overview of fasting and its many benefits. Then explore the most common IF protocols, including 16:8, one meal a day, alternate day fasting, 5:2, intuitive fasting, and extended fasting. An FAQ section addresses every question you have and tips on food journaling, meal planning, and mindfulness practices aid your success. Using the included worksheet, you can customize your plan, set your goals, and measure your starting point. With your personalized IF plan in place, Nicole teaches you how to obtain the most nutrition in the reduced amount of time you have with colorful, natural, whole food ingredients, highlighting anti-inflammatory and appetite-suppressing choices. Over 70 delicious, superfood-based recipes transform your eating window into a soul-inspiring feast. They include: Dark Chocolate Almond Power Balls Bacon, Basil, and Tomato Quiche-Lettes Red Lentil, Vegetable, and Coconut Soup Baby Spinach, Blueberry, and Goat Cheese Salad with Crispy Tempeh Barbecue Chicken and Charred Onion Personal Pizzas Quick Korean-Flavored Marinated Beef & Kimchi Kale Fried Rice Curry Vegetables with Dhal & Crunchy Almond Topping Wherever you are on your health journey, find out how easy, adaptable, and forgiving IF can be with the Intermittent Fasting Cookbook.

Not a Diet Book

Not a Diet Book

Author: James Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

*The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller James Smith has already changed thousands of lives with his international phenomenon Not A Diet Book. Are you ready to change yours? Are you sick of always wearing black and getting undressed in the dark? Are you fixated with a number on the scales? Are you afraid to step into the gym and commit to a routine? Is your confidence at an all-time low? Is all of this having a negative impact on your life, relationships and happiness? With every tool you'll ever need to learn to reset your current mindset and attitude towards your diet and training, chapters include: * Fat loss versus muscle gain * Metabolism and 'body types' * Protein targets and calorie tracking * Common fitness fallacies * Female fat loss * Supplements * Training versus exercising * The importance of sleep * Forming habits This book will put you back in control. It is not a fad diet or a short-term training plan. It will empower you to adopt better habits that will allow you to take charge of your life.

Mindless Eating

Mindless Eating

Author: Brian Wansink Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Every day, we each make around 200 decisions about eating. But studies have shown that 90% of these decisions are made without any conscious choice. Dr Brian Wansink lays bare the facts about our true eating habits to show that awareness of our patterns can allow us to lose weight effectively and without serious changes to our lives. Dr Wansink's revelations include: * Food mistakes we all make in restaurants, supermarkets and at home * How we are manipulated by brand, appearance and parental habits more than price and our choices * Our emotional relationship with food and how we can overcome it to revitalise our diets. Forget calorie counting and starving yourself and learn the truth about why we overeat in this fascinating, innovative guide. Mindless Eating has become a breakout hit from the diet and fitness field and this fantastic new package will bring it to a new audience.

The No Need To Diet Book

The No Need To Diet Book

Author: Pixie Turner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Become a diet rebel and make friends with food. Can you remember a time in your life without diets? Without seeing adverts for diets, hearing about diets, or being on a diet? Most of us would struggle to imagine it. Our obsession with being healthy has driven us to push our bodies to the absolute limits, but still every year we're told how unhealthy we are as a population. Despite a wealth of information at our fingertips, we get so much wrong about food and health. The No Need to Diet Book challenges misconceptions about what it is to be healthy and helps us make better friends with food, using evidence-based science.

Habits Not Diets

Habits Not Diets

Author: James Ferguson, Cassandra Ferguson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2020