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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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.