Optimum Nutrition Made Easy

The simple way to achieve optimum health

Optimum Nutrition Made Easy

Are you rarely ill? Do you have abundant energy, clear skin and a happy outlook? If not, this book can help you achieve this and much more. 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 OPTIMUM NUTRITION BIBLE Patrick Holford revealed precisely how to achieve optimum nutrition. In OPTIMUM NUTRITION MADE EASY, he distills the essence of his unique approach to health and presents it in an easy-to-follow, accessible format. It includes the basics of optimum nutrition, including what to eat, what to avoid and which supplements to take, as well as advice on superfoods and meal planning. The author also provides a simple programme for achieveing optimum health and, through a series of questionnaires, allows you to develop a nutrition programme that is right for you.

Optimum Nutrition For Your Child

How to boost your child's health, behaviour and IQ

Optimum Nutrition For Your Child

Patrick Holford illustrated the connection between nutrition and all aspects of health in his best-selling book THE OPTIMUM NUTRITION BIBLE. In OPTIMUM NUTRITION FOR YOUR CHILD, he reveals how crucial optimum nutrition is for children's general health and development, as well as their behaviour and IQ. He explains why certain foods are so beneficial and why others are damaging, and enables you to identify common problems in children which can be improved or solved with the right foods and supplements. With invaluable advice on getting children to eat healthy food, food plans and practical tips, this book is the definitive guide for parents.

Optimum Nutrition For The Mind

Optimum Nutrition For The Mind

OPTIMUM NUTRITION FOR THE MIND is the classic guide to improving your mood, boosting your memory, sharpening your mind and solving mental health problems through nutrition. The book outlines breakthrough discoveries on how specific essential fats, vitamins and minerals can improve depression and anxiety; discusses the effects of stress, alcohol and exercise on mental health; gives details of new discoveries in the treatment of autism and schizophrenia; and provides concrete and well-researched guidance for those with mental health difficulties. With a questionnaire-based method to work out your own nutritional programme for improving your mood, mind and memory this book is essential reading for anyone wanting to stay in top mental health throughout life, free from depression, memory decline and other common mental health problems.

The Stress Cure

How to resolve stress, build resilience and boost your energy

The Stress Cure

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 resilience With 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.

Improve Your Digestion

Improve Your Digestion

You are not what you eat - you are what you can digest. This fascinating book outlines why good digestion is vital to your overall health and how you can go about improving your digestive system - and keep it in good shape. In IMPROVE YOUR DIGESTION you will learn how to prevent indigestion, heartburn and ulcers; prevent bloating and constipation; heal irritable bowel syndrome Crohn's disease and colitis; and conquer food allergies. Whether or not you are currently suffering from any of these ailments, the chances are you could tune up your digestion and reap the rewards in terms of extra health and energy. This book is designed to help everyone do just that.

Food Is Better Medicine Than Drugs

Don't go to your doctor before reading this book

Food Is Better Medicine Than Drugs

FOOD IS BETTER MEDICINE THAN DRUGS is an important and potentially controversial book from top nutritionist Patrick Holford and leading health journalist Jerome Burne. Brilliantly researched and based on solid scientific trials and illuminating case histories, Food is Better Medicine than Drugs will revolutionise the way you think about your health and put you back in charge. The authors reveal how modern medicine has become distorted and is now, for reasons largely to do with profit and power, heavily dependent on prescription drugs. They look at common health problems (pain/arthritis, heart, depression, diabetes, memory, hormones, digestion, breathing, infections etc) and compare the effectiveness of nutrition-based approaches with today's potentially harmful commonly used medicines.

Patrick Holford's New Optimum Nutrition Bible

Patrick Holford's New Optimum Nutrition Bible

Optimum nutrition is a revolution in health care - it means giving your body the best possible intake of nutrients to allow you to be as healthy as you can. Through easy-to-follow questionnaires and a simple step-by-step plan THE OPTIMUM NUTRITION BIBLE shows you what to eat and what nutrients to take to live a healthier, happier life. Discover how to: boost your immune system; increase your energy and fitness levels; prevent serious diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease; turn back the ageing clock; lower your blood pressure without drugs; increase your IQ, memory and mental performance. You'll also find fascinating information on why the wrong fats can kill and the right fats can heal, and what a well-balanced diet really means. Based on scientific research and written by one of the world's leading nutrition experts, this book is a must if you care about your health.

The Low-GL Diet Made Easy

The Low-GL Diet Made Easy

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.

A Quick Guide to the Low-GL Diet

A Quick Guide to the Low-GL Diet

Patrick Holford's low-GL diet is a simple and effective way to seriously improve your health. Since the first edition of the diet was published in 2004 numerous people have tried it and can testify to its effectiveness for weight loss - not only that but it improves long-term health and vitality. This book summarises the main principles of the diet and provides everything you need to get started. So what is a low-GL diet? Essentially it is a way of keeping your blood sugar steady so that you avoid the rolleroaster effect caused by a high intake of sugar and refined carbohydrates. Why is this important? Because fluctuating blood sugar causes the body to store excess energy as fat and, as well as piling on the pounds, in the long term leads to a whole host of related problems, from a lack of energy to an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. Clear and easy to follow, A Quick Guide to the Low-GL Diet is perfect for anyone who wants to transform their weight - and their health - with a diet that's sensible and truly effective. NOTE: the information in this book is taken from The Low-GL Diet Bible, by Patrick Holford.

Optimum Nutrition Before, During and After Pregnancy

Achieve Optimum Wellbeing for You and Your Baby

Optimum Nutrition Before, During and After Pregnancy

This book is the essential guide to nutrition for women who are either planning to conceive, are pregnant or have given birth. It will also help women who are having difficulty conceiving or taking their baby to term. Top nutritionist Patrick Holford and Foresight practitioner Susannah Lawson start with a pre-conception nutrition checklist, moving on to cover nutrition in pregnancy, complete with diet and meal plans, and follow up with useful advice about your own nutrition in early parenthood - from beating the baby blues to how to produce the best-quality milk. The final section deals with optimum nutrition for babies and young children, with information about weaning, prevention of allergies and the ideal diet for a healthy child. Discover top nutritional advice that will help you to achieve maximum fertility and good health, prevent birth defects, avoid sickness and other pregnancy problems, prevent allergies in your baby, feed your baby in the best way possible, and much more.