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AHA Low-fat, low-cholesterol cookbook

The Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook is a treasure trove of nearly 200 recipes, produced by the American Heart Association.

With the new American Heart Association dietary guidelines and all the latest information on cholesterol, this book is an invaluable reference for the health-conscious consumer. It tells in simple terms how cholesterol affects the body, differentiates between “good” and “bad” cholesterol, and discusses cholesterol-lowering drugs. Eating the American Heart Association way is sensible, healthy, and delicious.

AHA Low-salt cookbook

The Low-Salt Cookbook is a complete guide to reducing sodium and fat in your diet, produced by the American Heart Association.

Whether you have heart-health problems now or want to avoid having them in the future, keeping your sodium intake low is one of the best ways to help your heart. In this revised and expanded fourth edition, the AHA shows that a low-sodium diet can be not only good for your health but also full of flavour.

Including everything from appetisers and soups to entrées and desserts, the recipe book offers more than 200 delicious low-sodium recipes – more than 50 of them brand-new to this edition. Whether you are in the mood for a beloved classic or a new favorite, you will find just the dish to please your palate.

American Heart Association Low-Calorie Cookbook

Losing excess weight is one of the best ways to reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and a number of other health problems. And while fad diets may come in and go out of fashion, the best and healthiest way to lose weight and keep it off is to eat fewer calories and increase your physical activity. With the American Heart Association Low-Calorie Cookbook, cutting those calories is simpler than you may think — and with such delectable recipes to savour, you will not even feel deprived!

In this cookbook you will find more than 200 recipes, none with more than 500 calories. These recipes — along with user-friendly cooking and shopping tips, health and diet information, and nutrient analyses — will be the keys to your success. Whether you want to maintain your already healthful weight, follow a weight-loss programme, or lose weight on your own, this book can help you reach your goal — without losing out on the excitement of great-tasting food.

Carol Vorderman: Kick Start Detox and Exercise Plan

Carol Vorderman hosts another fact-packed programme to help you ‘detox’ your body. Along with personal trainer Sarah Williams, Vorderman gives you the kick-start you need, tips and advice for successful dieting, and an exercise programme that will complement the diet and keep you in shape all year round.

Coping with Coeliac Disease

Coeliac disease is a digestive problem caused by gluten intolerance. More and more cases are being diagnosed, and doctors now recognise it as a very serious health problem. The symptoms include serious weight loss, pain, fatigue, and depression, and many people report enormous improvements as a result of following a gluten-free diet.

This handbook contains explanations of the causes and symptoms of coeliac disease, and sets out the diet, including some recipes. There is nutritional advice and special information for elderly sufferers.

Digestive Wellness

Digestive Wellness explains how your digestive system works and what to do when it does not. You will find practical solutions to all the common gastrointestinal disorders (and many other conditions) and expert guidance on advances in testing and diagnosis, nutrition, and natural therapies. Plus, you will learn how faulty digestion can affect the human body systemically, from migraines and skin issues to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Easy Breadmaking for Special Diets

Has a gluten-free, food allergy, or other special diet made you give up your favourite breads, snacks, and desserts? Now you can have them again and make them quickly and easily by using a bread machine or other appliances.

Easy Breadmaking for Special Diets contains over 235 recipes for allergy, gluten-free, heart healthy, low fat, low sodium, yeast-free, diabetic, and controlled carbohydrate weight loss diets.

Put zest back in your diet — and life — with recipes for your favourite foods, complete with nutritional analyses and diabetic exchanges. Imagine having breads of all kinds including sweet breads and sourdough, rolls and buns, coffee cakes, cinnamon rolls, heart-healthy baked doughnuts, sweet treats of many other kinds (all sweetened without sugar), and main dishes such as pizza and Mexican foods.

You may also be interested in a Gluten Free Breadmaker.

Eat to Beat Arthritis

A bestselling guide to beating arthritis through nutrition, with over 60 delicious recipes from cook Marguerite Patten, who completely eased her own painful arthritic symptoms through diet, and a comprehensive self-treatment plan from nutritionist Jeannette Ewin.

Eat to Beat: High Blood Pressure

This guide is a must for anybody who wants to help to control high blood pressure naturally. Sarah Brewer, respected doctor and Telegraph columnist, has teamed up with Michelle Berriedale-Johnson, a successful special diets cookery writer, to provide readers with a comprehensive self-treatment plan that includes 60 mouth-watering recipes.

High blood pressure can be triggered by many things and diet is one of the major contributing factors. This clear and accessible guide provides an easy-to-follow nutritional plan that shows you how to prevent and control high blood pressure by changing your eating habits.

Getting Rid of Gout

Anyone suffering from this distressing arthritic condition will fully appreciate the new edition of Getting Rid of Gout. Included in the new sections are updated dietary guidelines, including current research on the role of diet in preventing or aggravating gout, and a description of the new medications available for its treatment.

Author Bryan Emmerson is a recognised authority on gout, and argues that if control of the elevated concentrations of uric acid can be achieved through either diet or medication modifications, gout attacks will cease and there will be no further complications.

Written in a sympathetic manner with the aid of diagrams and cartoons, Getting Rid of Gout offers practical advice and dispels many of the popular fallacies about the nature and causes of gout.

Harvard Medical School guide to men's health

The Harvard Medical School Guide to Men's Health assembles into a single volume a quarter-century’s worth of knowledge about men’s health — knowledge that men need to lead longer, healthier lives.

More than twenty-five years ago, researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health began what have become the largest aggregate studies ever of men’s health. Tracking 96,000 American men over decades, these studies provide the ultimate resource on what keeps men healthy.

The Diabetes Food & Nutrition Bible

The American Diabetes Association’s first all-in-one food book: a combination of nutrition guideline, menu planner, and cookbook. Readers will learn how to shop, plan nutritious meals, and cook low-fat and healthy foods.

The Diabetes Food and Nutrition Bible is divided into three sections:

Helpful sidebars throughout the text offer helpful cooking and nutrition tips.

The Essential Eating Well Cookbook

A collection of more than 350 recipes from EatingWell: The Magazine of Food & Health. You will find clear, simple and often very quick recipes, complete with nutritional analyses.

The book also features a unique Healthy Weight Loss Index that identifies which recipes fit into particular diet guidelines, rating them on overall health (calories, carbohydrates, and fats), fiber content, and which recipes best address the needs of those on low-carbohydrate weight-loss plans.

The Gluten-free Gourmet

A highly rated guide to enjoyable cookery for those with coeliac disease. There are more than 200 recipes in this impressive book, the result of fifteen years’ experimentation with a wide variety of gluten-free flours. Many recipes give milk substitutes as well.

The IBS Diet

The IBS Diet aims to reduce pain and improve digestion the natural way.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome is often the result of a basic food intolerance and can flare up at times of stress. Diet is one of the best ways to get the condition under control and improve quality of life.

Written by Sarah Brewer, a medical doctor and Telegraph columnist, and Michelle Berriedale-Johnson, 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 Optimum Nutrition Cookbook

An enticing collection of recipes that are healthy — and fantastically tasty. Written by Patrick Holford, founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition, a charitable trust for the furtherance of education and research in nutrition.

Understanding Bowels

Our knowledge of the bowels has increased enormously over recent years and doctors can now diagnose, and cure or relieve, nearly all disorders of the bowel.

Disorders of the bowel are extremely common. At any given time one in five people is experiencing discomfort from their bowels, which can largely be prevented by eating more suitable food.

The food we eat and the way we live our lives have enormous effects on our bowels. This book tries to explain these matters, helping you to keep the workings of your bowel comfortable and advising what to do if things go wrong.

Understanding Food & Nutrition

The food you eat has a strong influence on your health and on your chances of developing heart disease and some types of cancer.

This book is aimed at people who are basically healthy, to help you understand nutrition and choose a diet that will keep you in good health.

The book provides an overview of nutrition, explaining the process of digestion and your need for energy, protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. These sections include the science of nutrition, good food sources, and links with illnesses.

The book will help you make informed choices about your diet and explain how to make sense of the nutritional labeling on food packets.