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By Patrick Holford. 1998
We have a 50 per cent chance of dying from heart or artery disease. However, these devastating diseases can be… prevented by using a simple yet powerful medicine - food. In Say No to Heart Disease you will learn how eating the right foods and correctly supplementing your diet can eliminate your chances of a heart attack, lower your blood pressure without drugs, reverse artery disease, maximise recovery after a stroke or heart attack, and add twenty years to your healthy lifespan.Informative and practical, it describes the cardiovascular system and what goes wrong with it, the key theories on the major contributors to heart disease, how to work out your own risk, and which areas of your diet and lifestyle to focus on in order to minimise your risk. It also gives advice on maximising recovery from a heart attack or stroke.
By Sophie Boss, Audrey Boss. 2012
In Beyond Temptation Sophie and Audrey Boss offer a radical alternative to the tried and tested methods used to combat… overeating which either encourage women to rely on willpower alone, or legitimise overeating by providing lists of 'free foods' on which women are actively encouraged to binge.This book doesn't rely on NLP, CBT or life coaching techniques, but instead draws on the authors' own experiences as two overweight and unhappy overeaters and their ten years of experience working with thousands of failed dieters in the 'Beyond Chocolate' workshops and the successful techniques used in their newly established 'Stop Overeating' workshops to offer women a practical, sustainable approach to stopping overeating and achieving long term weight loss.
By Fiona McDonald Joyce, Patrick Holford. 2012
This enticing cookbook offers the best of both worlds - delicious recipes that are healthy too. Based on the principles… of Patrick's popular book The 10 Secrets of 100% Healthy People, this practical cookbook allows the reader to put the principles of 100% health into practice. As well as over 80 recipes, the book features guidance on each of the 10 secrets of 100% healthy people: these are the secrets based on the feedback from the highest scorers in Britain's biggest-ever health and diet survey and the in-depth knowledge of one of the UK's leading nutrition experts.With recipes for everything from breakfasts and snacks, main meals, vegetarian dishes, salads - and yes, even puddings - this unique cookbook will help you to have a healthier diet; one that doesn't compromise on taste. And if you think that nourishing food is complicated you'll find these simple yet imaginative recipes a revelation. With full-colour photographs of many of the dishes and easy-to-follow instructions, cooks of all abilities will find these these recipes a breeze to prepare.
By Patrick Holford. 2011
In SAY NO TO DIABETES, nutrition expert Patrick Holford presents a complete action plan for sufferers of Diabetes type 1,… Diabetes type 2 and the forerunner of Diabetes 2, Metabolic Syndrome, with motivating case histories and supported by the latest scientific findings. He advises on the causes of the current diabetes problem, explains the 10 secrets for preventing and reversing diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome, and provides an anti-diabetes diet, a daily supplement programme, and advice on how to undo the damage caused by diabetes and diabetes drugs. This easy-to-follow programme will help you regulate out-of-control blood sugar levels safely and effectively, with no dangerous side effects.
By Fiona McDonald Joyce, Patrick Holford. 2007
Patrick Holford is the UK's best-known nutrition guru. In The Holford 9-Day Liver Detox he will change the way you… eat forever and leave you looking and feeling fantastic. Patrick Holford explains why detox works, the role of the liver in detoxing and how to detox your body. His 9-day plan is easy to follow, spread effortlessly over two weekends and the 5 days between. He gives you simple information on how to get started and how to get the most out of your detox, so that you will feel the benefits immediately, as you flush the toxins from your system, shake off the strains of a high-pressure life and achieve the body and energy levels you've always dreamed of.· A day-by-day liver cleansing diet to detoxify and re-energise your liver · 4 bad eating habits to break · 5 new habits to make · A 9-day menu programme with mouthwatering low-GL recipes· Up-beat advice based on cutting-edge research Follow Patrick Holford's simple rules and action steps and you will feel fantastic, lose weight and prevent the onset of many chronic and debilitating illnesses. This is a healthy and safe detox diet that you can follow for life!
By Patrick Holford, Natalie Savona. 2001
Your skin reflects your health, so improving it from the inside out is vital. This practical guide outlines the diet… and supplements that are crucial to correcting skin problems and rejuvenating the skin. Amonst many other things you will discover how diet can help you to detox for clear skin; conquer acne, cold sores and rashes; prevent skin cancer; heal psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis; and banish cellulite.
By Patrick Holford. 2012
This highly practical, six week health plan is the fastest way to achieve superhealth in six easy weeks. Step by… step, top nutrition expert Patrick Holford shows you how to use diet, supplements and eating plans to: Increase your energy; Balance your hormones; Boost your brain power; Tune up your digestion; Increase your immunity; Prevent pain and inflammation; And much more. After only six weeks, you will be healthier, stronger and fitter, with a real basis upon which to build lifelong health. 'This is do-it-yourself health at its very best' - Hazel Courteney, Sunday Times
By Susannah Lawson, Susannah Campos, Patrick Holford. 2008
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.
By Patrick Holford. 2003
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.
By Kathryn Marsden. 2011
Did you know that there are more bacteria in your gut than the total number of cells in your body?… Do you know why the good bacteria - or probiotics - are good for you and how they can benefit many aspects of your health? Do you know that by following a different diet or by taking safe and effective probiotic supplements you can increase the number of good bugs in your body, with amazing results? Probiotic supplements are on their way to becoming the 21st century must-have for maintaining good health. In GOOD GUT BUGS Kathryn Marsden explains that we need good bacteria to avoid, or overcome, conditions caused by bad bacteria. Writing in an accessible, lively style she reveals what probiotics do, how they work, and how simple dietary changes can allow you to benefit from them. Discover how probiotics will help you avoid MRSA, lower your cholesterol, improve the digestion, boost your immune system, calm the side effects of antibiotics, control and limit the growth of yeasts and parasites, treat constipation and ease IBS.
By Christopher Quayle, Patrick Holford. 1999
Arthritis is a debilitating and painful disease for millions of people. In this updated and expanded book, leading nutrition expert… Patrick Holford highlights the latest research on arthritis and how the disease can be prevented or alleviated by the correct diet and supplement programme.SAY NO TO ARTHRITIS examines the various forms of the disease, and how it is affected by the foods you eat, exercise and even the attitude you have towards your symptoms. This invaluable knowledge is brought to life with a practical and easy-to-follow anti-arthritis action plan that includes guidance on what to eat, the appropriate supplements to take, which exercises can reduce pain and how to reduce stress in order to ease symptoms.
By Jennifer Meek, Patrick Holford. 2010
We can all prevent disease and fight infection using a simple yet powerful medicine - food. Understanding nutrition and correctly… supplementing your diet is the key to boosting your immune system. Today, our immune systems also face a growing number of enemies, such as stress, pollution, pesticides and food additives. In BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM, experts Jennifer Meek and Patrick Holford show you how to meet all these challenges in order to beat infections naturally, win the war against colds and flu, decrease your allergic potential, protect yourself against cancer, supplement for immune strength and much more. Easy to follow and practical, this book will help you stay free from disease, feel great and perform better.
By Patrick Holford. 2010
Feeling tired and stressed out much of the time is common for many people. Yet it is possible to supercharge… your system, and keep your emotions and body balanced without dramatically changing your life or resorting to prescription drugs. The key is eating the right food and correctly supplementing your diet.In this breakthrough book you will learn how to beat the sugar blues, balance your stress hormones and turn food into energy - not fat. You will also discover the power of sleep, and how to increase your concentration, and control impatience and irritability. Practical and effective, this invaluable book will help you improve your vitality and sense of wellbeing.
By Marisa Peer. 2008
PLEASE NOTE: LINK FOR THE FREE HYPNOSIS DOWNLOAD CAN BE FOUND ON THE COPYRIGHT PAGE, OPPOSITE THE CONTENTS PAGEThe Ultimate… Programme to End Dieting...ForeverMarisa Peer introduces her revolutionary method of reprogramming the brain to alter feelings and associations related to food, to enable everybody to have a healthy relationship with it and, as a result, have a healthy body at a sustained ideal weight. With its refreshing and empowering style, YOU CAN BE THIN works on many levels by using techniques including fun and powerfully affecting exercises, subtle repetition and straightforward questionnaires to break negative patterns and banish cravings. An effortless process, the reader's progress through the book is a hypnotherapy treatment in itself. Addressing habitual eaters, emotional eaters, addicted and ignorant eaters, the cure, which is not to be found anywhere else, lies in the process of reading the book.
By Patrick Holford. 2010
Low mood, motivation and depression are endemic, and on the increase. About 40% of all GP visits are for people… feeling depressed. In America recent figures show that one in ten have been prescribed anti-depressants. The recession has fuelled the need for the feel good factor.This book, written by leading nutrition expert and psychologist delivers highly effective ways - nutritional and psychological, with practical lifestyle and life management techniques - that really make a difference to how you feel. If you eat the right foods, avoid the wrong ones, your mood will improve dramaticaly - and quickly.Patrick Holford's approach is supported by substantial research, and backed up by poignant and motivating case histories. It also includes case histories of those at the suicidal end of depression who failed to get better with conventional approaches, and recovered completely on Holford's regime. The book would be supported by further in-depth analysis relating to mood and diet taken from Holford's 100% Health survey which was completed by over 55,000 people..
By Frances Goodhart, Lucy Atkins. 2011
WINNER OF THE BEST HEALTH BOOK CATEGORY IN THE GUILD OF HEALTH WRITERS HEALTH WRITING AWARDS 2012HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE… POPULAR MEDICINE CATEGORY AT THE BMA MEDICAL BOOK AWARDS 2012Coping with life after cancer can be tough. The idea that the end of successful treatment brings relief and peace just isn't true for countless survivors. Many feel unexpectedly alone, worried and adrift. You're supposed to be getting your life 'back on track' but your life has changed. You have changed.With reassurance and understanding, Dr Frances Goodhart and Lucy Atkins help readers deal with the emotional fallout of cancer whether it's days, months or years since the treatment ended. Drawing on Dr Goodhart's extensive experience working in the NHS with cancer survivors, this guide is packed with practical and simple self-help tools to tackle issues such as worry and anxiety, depression and low mood, anger, low self-esteem and body image, relationships and sex, fatigue, sleep and relaxation. If you are a cancer survivor, this book will support you every step of the way. If you are supporting a loved one, friend, colleague or your patient, this is a vital read.
By Maureen Clark, Charles Clark. 2012
In HEALTH REVOLUTION FOR MEN, Professor Charles Clark, leading authority on diabetes and author of the bestselling THE NEW HIGH… PROTEIN DIET, tackles the health of the 35+ man - a large proportion of his patient base.Based on his many years of experience in this area, Professor Clark's hugely successful method addresses the key psychological and physical issues in a way that works for men. Practical, goal-orientated and frank, this man-friendly programme will yield quick results in such areas as stress, weight (a crucial factor for this age group) cholesterol and blood pressure. This health/body makeover for men doesn't involve obscure supplements, exercising to extremes or a fad diet (it even allows some alcohol!) and as well as appealing to male buyers, will be attractive to women who want to improve their partners' health.
By Susan Hepburn. 2011
Celebrity psychotherapist and hypnotherapist Susan Hepburn has worked with thousands of men and women struggling with addiction. Using a simple… yet highly effective self-hypnosis technique, she can help you to 'quit' your particular addiction for good. Written in an easy-to read style with plenty of questionnaires, self help tips, information boxes and case histories, this book can liberate you from addiction and help you to enjoy life again. During hypnotherapy, you will be able to access your subconscious mind - the part of your mind that controls urges and impulses - and effectively 'delete' the behaviours and thoughts that control your addictive behaviour in the first place. You will then be able to 'reprogram' your mind with life-enhancing thoughts and behaviours. Just listening to the CD on a regular basis will do all this for you. Addictions covered include: cigarettes, drugs, alcohol, food, sex, shopping, gambling, the internet. There is also helpful information for loved ones who want to help. Includes a free CD.
By Kristina Downing-Orr. 2012
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a common condition that can last for many years. It is a debilitating chronic illness… which ruins lives. Every waking moment becomes a physical, emotional and cognitive struggle just to function on the most basic of levels. The purpose of this book is to reassure sufferers and their families that recovery is possible and that the illness is genuine. It draws on the experiences of many sufferers of chronic fatigue and on those of the author herself. Dr Kristina Downing-Orr, a clinical psychologist, suffered severe chronic fatigue symptoms and was compelled to research the cause of CFS and the cure herself because she was offered so little help by the medical profession. Her recovery was quick and lasting.In her book, Kristina reveals the causes of chronic fatigue and offers an accessible, scientifically valid, easy-to-achieve programme that will inspire people with CFS to regain their health and restore their energy and vitality. Chapters cover Kristina's own story, what chronic fatigue really is, what causes it, diagnosis, a step-by-step self-treatment programme, how to strengthen the body, and coping with stress and resources.
By Mark Atkinson. 2010
Are you fed up with the way you feel? Are fear, anger, low self-acceptance or other negative emotions holding you… back from living the life you want? If, like so many others, you are unable to recognise what you really feel or want, this book will be invaluable. In THE MOOD DOCTOR'S GUIDE TO HAPPINESS, Dr Mark Atkinson will show you how to transform your mind and mood in order to realise your fullest potential for happiness. Packed with questionnaires, practical advice and exercises, this groundbreaking book will help you identify and release emotional baggage; change self-limiting beliefs and increase confidence; deepen your relationships and so much more. Ultimately it will help you discover your true self, that aspect that holds your unique talents and gifts and the one that can help you live a deeply fulfilling and happy life.