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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.

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.

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.

Gluten-free and Easy

Gluten-free and Easy is a gluten-free recipe book from Good Housekeeping.

These recipes look great, taste delicious, and are easy to make! Good Housekeeping provide tried and tested gluten-free recipes for every occasion, be it an easy midweek meal or something special for the weekend.

The handy QR codes mean you can download any recipe to your phone or tablet, ready for the supermarket shop and rolling up your sleeves at home.

Packed with old favourites, tasty new ideas, time and money saving tips, up-to-date nutritional breakdowns including protein and fibre, and savvy advice throughout.

How to Quit Smoking without Gaining Weight

Based on the American Lung Association’s smoking cessation program, this book offers expert advice on how to stop smoking in a healthy way that allows you to kick the habit without ruining your waistline. Includes meal plan suggestions, recipes, and snack ideas!

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.