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By Rick Gallop. 2005
G.I. measures the speed at which your body breaks down food and converts it to glucose, which is used for… energy or stored as fat. When losing weight, it is critical to avoid foods that have a high G.I., because they are digested too quickly by your body. Gallop lists foods in one of three categories: foods to avoid, foods to eat occasionally, and foods that you can eat as much of as you want. Includes recipes, snack ideas, a pull-out shopping list, tips on dining out and strategies for maintaining your new weight. 2005.
By Rick Gallop. 2006
Offers two hundred nutritious, low-G.I. recipes for breakfasts, lunches, snacks, appetizers, dinners and desserts. There are simple-to-prepare dishes for weekday… meals, simmers and roasts for leisurely weekends, and elegant fare for entertaining friends. Includes recipes for Crunchy Granola, Creamy Seafood Chowder, Spinach-stuffed Chicken Breasts and Chocolate Cake with Ganache Icing. 2006.
By Rick Gallop. 2007
On a mission to turn losing weight into a positive experience, Rick Gallop recruited volunteers, introduced them to the basics… of the G.I. Diet, answered their questions, taught them how to shop, cook and eat out, coached them through the hurdles and helped them develop strategies for dealing with cravings and the emotional reasons why we eat. In return, participants shared their stories, their feelings, their stumbling blocks and their triumphs. Over 80 percent of the participants stayed with the program - which is easy to follow and never leaves you hungry - and every single one of them lost significant amounts of weight. 2007.
By Carol Colman, Marianne J Legato. 1992
This guide to caring for the female heart discusses the role estrogen may play in preventing coronary artery disease (CAD)… in premenopausal women. The authors offer recommendations for preventing CAD and other things that can "go wrong," presenting information on exercise, diet, medications, and stress. The changes of the heart during pregnancy are also discussed. 1992.
By Lynne McTaggart. 2002
The author reveals a radical new biological paradigm - that on our most fundamental level, the human mind and body… are not distinct and separate from their environment, but a pulsating power constantly interacting with this vast energy sea. There may be such a thing as a life force. 2002.
By Susan P Halpern. 2004
A cancer survivor and psychotherapist addresses how individuals can best respond with sensitivity and compassion to a sick friend or… relative. Demonstrates making a potentially awkward situation more comfortable through effective speech and behaviour. Includes suggestions for talking to children about illness. 2004.
By Margaret A Somerville. 2000
As science and technology continue to advance, many moral and ethical questions begin to arise. The author, a leading authority… on medicine, ethics and law, presents an examination of the various ethical concerns human society is currently facing. Addressing everything from cloning to genetically modified foods, this volume illuminates some of the most controversial and pressing issues of our time.
By Edward Shorter. 1987
A history of medical advances made in the United States from 1887 to the present, and the relationship among academia,… industry and government that made these advances possible. 1987. Uniform title: Health century (television program)
By Pierre Dukan. 2010
The Dukan Diet is a unique 4-step programme, combining two steps to lose your unwanted weight and two steps to… keep it off for good: Step 1: Attack. For 2-7 days eat as much as you want of 72 protein-rich foods. Step 2: Cruise. Continue eating the protein-rich foods with the addition of 28 vegetables. Step 3: Consolidation. Add fruit, bread, cheese and starchy foods, and 2 celebration meals a week, allowing 5 days for every pound lost. Step 4: Stabilisation. Eat what you like without regaining weight by following 3 simple rules, including the famous 'protein Thursdays'. Devised by Dr Pierre Dukan, a French medical doctor who has spent his career helping people to lose weight permanently, The Dukan Diet is the culmination of thirty-five years' clinical experience. The Dukan Diet offers simple guidelines, menu planners and recipes for long term success. 2010.
By Michael Bliss. 1982
The discovery of insulin in 1922 was one of the most significant medical breakthroughs of the century and one of… the most controversial. Bliss examines the research of, and the rivalry within, the team of Banting, Best, Collip, and Macleod.
By Miriam Shuchman. 2005
In August 1998, a doctor named Nancy Olivieri, working with young people who suffered from a rare blood disorder, discovered… serious problems with an experimental drug manufactured by Apotex. Though her research contract required her to remain silent, she decided she had no choice but to warn the patients involved in the trials, while Apotex reacted by cancelling her research and slamming her reputation. The Olivieri affair spawned two inquiries and multiple lawsuits, which revealed the weaknesses in medical research as well as a story of scientific rivalry and revenge. Some strong language. 2005.
By R. D Laing. 1990
By Andrew Lockie, Nicola Geddes, David S Riley. 1995
A consumers' guide to homeopathy, it reveals the key principles and history of homeopathy, and explains how we are categorized… into "constitutional" types according to our physical and emotional characteristics. Including a self-assessment questionnaire, an index of remedies, and ailment charts showing which remedies to take for everyday health problems such as insomnia, anxiety, eczema, and toothaches. 1995.
By David Waltner-Toews. 2007
All the big killer diseases - measles, tuberculosis, and smallpox - have come to us from animals and have decided… they like us better. Other diseases, such as rabies, poker players' pneumonia, and dum-dum fever, visit us now and then, but they really prefer their animal homes, while "emerging" diseases, like mad cow disease, SARS, and avian flu, have dropped in to check us out; but we don't know whether they will take up permanent residence or if they are just passing through. Presents the various groups of animal diseases, explains what it is about our lifestyle and our environment that encourages them to visit, and offers suggestions for how to keep them at bay. 2007.
By Charles Graeber. 2018
Charles Graeber details the discovery of cancer's secret weakness, and how a new generation of scientists finally cracked the code… on how the human immune system can fight and beat the disease. 2018.
Turner’s research and hundreds of patient trials have revealed that the vast majority of us have different degrees of sensitivity… to carbohydrates without realizing it. This means the degree to which you are sensitive to carbohydrates (such as bread, vegetables, pasta, rice, fruits and beans) determines how much fat you are accumulating on your waistline. She helps the reader discover the perfect carbohydrates for his or her body, and walk away with a personalized plan that sheds fat, increases energy, and optimizes health by producing quick, consistent and lasting weight loss. 2012.
In this course, Howard University professor John K. Young takes audiences through the microscope on a journey of discovery into… the world of cells and tissues, where a complex scheme of activity is taking place all the time, literally just beneath the surface. 2007.
By Judith Glassman. 1983
By Victoria Principal. 1983
A program of simple exercises that can be done while sitting in a chair, riding in a car, or standing… in line. Includes exercises for specific parts of the body, a 30-day diet plan and a maintenance program. c1983.
Research psychiatrist explains the medical case studies that illustrate neuroplasticity - the brain's ability to change its own structure and… function. Relates the examples of a gifted woman who compensated for her multiple learning disabilities and of congenitally blind people who learned to perceive objects. Bestseller. 2007.