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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 Penny Junor. 2018
Royal biographer Penny Junor tells the story of the woman reviled as a pariah who, thanks to numerous twists of… fate, became the popular princess consort. Junor argues that although Camilla played a central role in the darkest days of the modern monarchy--Charles and Diana's acrimonious and scandalous split--she also played a crucial role in restoring the Royal Family's reputation, especially that of Prince Charles. 2018.
By Ryszard Kapuscinski. 1984
Haile Selassie, His Most Puissant Majesty and Distinguished Highness the Emperor of Ethiopia, enjoyed a 44-year reign until his own… army gave him the boot in 1974. In the days following the coup, Polish journalist Kapuscinski travelled to Ethiopia and sought out members of the imperial court for interviews. Some descriptions of violence. 1984, c1978. Uniform title: Cesarz.
By Anne Edwards. 1992
The Grimaldi family has ruled the tiny principality of Monaco since the 1200s. Edwards illustrates how almost every generation of… the royal lineage has dealt with marital problems, family feuds, and illegitimate children. Although the marriage between Prince Rainier and American actress Grace Kelly was uncharacteristically calm and loving, their offspring appear to be continuing the family tradition. c1992.
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 Helen Cathcart. 1971
By Michael Bloch. 1996
This biography of Wallis Warfield, Duchess of Windsor, examines her relationship with Edward VIII, her previous unhappy marriages, and their… life together after they were forced to leave England. Her early life is also examined and questions surrounding her birth and early life are addressed. 1996.
By Michael Bloch. 1982
By Charles Higham. 1988
In 1936, King Edward VIII of Great Britain abdicated the throne to marry Mrs. Wallis Simpson, a divorced American. Using… new information obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, the author details Wallis' life with her first husband, her years in China, her possible role with the Nazis, and her relationship with the Royal Family. Some descriptions of sex. 1988.
By Donald Spoto. 1995
This book describes a number of intriguing incidents in the personal lives of the British Royal Family, dating back to… the time of Queen Victoria. The family conflicts and the personal failings of a number of the royals have been magnified through the lens of the press, ever eager for fresh details with which to build the impression of scandal. 1995.
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.
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.
By Moira Johnston, Trevor Rees-Jones. 2000
As the sole survivor of the 1997 auto accident that killed the Princess of Wales, Dodi Fayed, and their chauffeur,… bodyguard Rees-Jones offers his account of the events leading up to the crash and its aftermath. He also discusses his own efforts to cope with injuries and unwelcome notoriety. Bestseller. 2000.
By Tristram Stuart. 2007
The word "vegetarian" wasn't coined until the 1840s, but the vegetarian impulse has been deeply-seated in Western culture since the… 17th century - Francis Bacon and Thomas Bushell contended that a vegetarian diet provided a key not only to long life but also to spiritual perfection. Stuart follows its development through its Romantic proponents Shelley and Rousseau and on into the 19th century, when doctors proffered scientific evidence that human teeth and intestines were more similar to those of herbivores than of carnivores, to more recent history, which has seen the expansion of a correlative animal-rights movement. 2006.
By Mary Abbott Hess, Katharine Middleton. 1978
Revised edition containing information on diabetes and its management, based on 1994 recommendations of the American Diabetes Association. Includes advice… on exercise, alcohol, dining out, and eating while travelling; recipes for soups, breads, meats, poultry, seafood, eggs, cheese, yogurt, pastas, and desserts. 1996, c1978.
By Patricia Chuey. 1999
The author is a certified fitness instructor and running clinic coordinator. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition… and a Master's degree in sports nutrition. This book focuses on how to achieve the balance between eating purely for pleasure and eating for health and energy. 1999.
By John Douillard. 2000
The author presents the results of a decade he spent applying Ayurvedic concepts to the American way of life, including… exercise, eating habits, and stress prevention techniques. The diet follows nature's harvest: low fat in the spring, high carbohydrates in the summer, and high protein and fat in the winter. 2000.
By Michael Moss, Charles Bonnot. 2014
" À partir de dossiers confidentiels, de notes internes et de témoignages d'anciens cadres de l'agroalimentaire, l'Américain Michael Moss dénonce… sans détours les industriels qui saturent leurs produits de sucre, de sel et de matières grasses pour nous rendre dépendants dès le berceau. Le journaliste d'investigation dévoile les secrets - pourtant bien gardés - de ces géants prêts à tout pour dominer le marché, exporter leurs produits et imposer leurs stratégies marketing, malgré les graves problèmes sanitaires et sociaux que cela pose, en France notamment, où le taux d'obésité atteint aujourd'hui des sommets. " -- 4e de couv. Titre uniforme: Salt, sugar, fat : how the food giants hooked us.