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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 B Greene. 2004
String theory is a recent development in physics that, by positing that all which exists is composed of infinitesimally small… vibrating loops of energy, seeks to unify Einstein's theories and those of quantum mechanics into a so-called "theory of everything." Greene offers a view of human understanding of space and time, beginning with Newton, moving through Einstein and quantum physics, and on to string theory and its hypotheses. c2004.
By Julian B Barbour. 1999
This text describes the coming revolution in our understanding of the cosmos: a quantum theory of the universe that brings… together Einstein's general theory of relativity - which denies the existence of a unique time - and quantum mechanics - which demands one. The author contends that only the most radical of ideas can resolve the profound conflict between these two foundational pillars of modern physics, and in this book he proposes it: there is, quite literally, no time at all. 1999.
How the amazing theories of relativity and quantum mechanics transformed our understanding of nature in the last century, and how… new ideas, developed in seeking to unify the laws of nature, probably hold the seeds of a major upheaval in physics. 1999.
Science columnist for the Los Angeles Times elucidates the mysterious concept of nothingness. Discusses the Big Bang, black holes, string… theory, vacuums, and zero while tracing their scientific history and the theories of experts in the field--from Isaac Newton to Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. 2001.
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.
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 Natalie Angier. 2008
A cultured person, Natalie Angier argues, should know about the classic ideas of physics and evolutionary biology as well as… the classic works of Beethoven and Picasso. How was the Earth formed? How big is an atom? What is a quantum leap? Drawing on conversations with hundreds of the world's leading scientists, Angier takes us on an informative tour of this neglected canon. 2008.
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 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 Ben Bova. 1988
This book on light is divided into four parts: the effect of light on human physiology, psychology and mythology; the… physics of light; light in relation to the arts and invention; and the heavens, where light serves as the carrier of information on evolution. 1988.
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 Carlo Rovelli, Patrick Vighetti. 2015
Avec les mots de l'écrivain, le talent du poète, Carlo Rovelli nous fait apercevoir le mystère du monde, la beauté… du monde, une beauté à couper le souffle. Ces sept leçons donnent un aperçu rapide des aspects les plus importants et fascinants de la grande révolution qui a bouleversé la physique au XXe siècle, et surtout des questions et des mystères que cette révolution a soulevés. Elles nous emmènent dans le monde enchanté des grandes idées de la physique actuelle : de la relativité générale d'Einstein à la physique quantique, des particules élémentaires à l'architecture de l'Univers, de la gravité quantique à la nature du temps et de la conscience. 2015.
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.
By Suzanne Somers. 1997
Actress Somers advocates controlling one's weight without deprivation by properly combining foods. Proposes lifestyle changes with a few simple rules,… while still enjoying meals. Includes menus. Bestseller. 1997. Uniform title: Eat great, lose weight
By Kathy Matthews, Steven Pratt, Michel Stroot. 2004
Blueberries lower the risk for cardiovascular disease, soy lowers cholesterol, broccoli lowers the incidence of cataracts and fights birth defects,… and walnuts reduce the risk of developing coronary heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. By eating these and other SuperFoods, you can actually stop the incremental deteriorations that lead to common ailments and diseases. 2005, c2004.