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By Catherine Whitney, Peter D'Adamo. 1996
A naturopathic physician recommends diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes based on a person's blood type. Suggests that foods consumed produce… different chemical reactions in individuals of the four major blood types, and that scientists have confirmed a link between blood type and the risk of certain diseases. 1996.
By Robert C Atkins. 2008
Restructure the way you eat to focus on the foods that will help you re-energize, lose weight, and keep it… off. This book offers essential medical and nutritional information, low-carb meal plans, and dozens of mouth-watering recipes for everything from appetizers to entrées to desserts. 2008, c2002.
By Elaine Gloria Gottschall. 1994
Discusses the relationship between food and disorders such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, autism, and celiac disease. Explains the cycle… of events occurring in the intestine of those with such problems, and how the Specific Carbohydrate Diet can break the cycle and permit the body to regain normal functioning. Includes recipes. 2004.
By Jan Main. 1997
Written by a Toronto home economist in conjunction with the Osteoporosis Society of Canada, this is a cookbook aimed at… helping girls and women get enough calcium in their diets. It contains calcium-loaded recipes and offers non-dairy sources for this nutrient. It also recommends exercises that help to maintain healthy bones. 1997.
By Olive Patricia Dickason. 1992
Dickason traces the history of Canada's first nations, from the earliest habitation of North America through European settlement and to… the present. She discusses current issues and controversies, including Meech Lake, the Oka crisis, and the debate over self-government. 1992.
By Dee Alexander Brown. 1970
The author sets out to tell of the conquest of the American West as the victims experienced it, using their… own words whenever possible; of the greedy invaders, murdering and destroying Indians who had set out to live in peace with their white neighbours. 1970.
By Joseph A Schwarcz. 2007
Eat salmon, it's full of good omega-3 fats, or don't eat salmon, it's full of PCBs and mercury. Schwarcz takes… his thorough knowledge of food chemistry and applies it to today's top food fears, trends and questions. The result is a description of the miracles of science happening in our bodies every time we eat, and an exploration of the myths, claims and misconceptions surrounding our obsession with diets, nutrition and weight. 2007.
By Donna Washburn, Heather Butt. 2003
Tasty and innovative recipes for everything from baked goods, pasta dishes, appetizers and family meals to desserts. Features food that… is typically avoided in gluten-free diets, but which everyone can enjoy, whether they are affected by gluten intolerance or not. Includes Broccoli-Cheddar Cornbread, Fudgy Brownies and Tomato Rosemary Bread. 2003.
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 J. Paul Caldwell, Jim Kirkpatrick. 2001
By Eric Schlosser. 2002
By Mehmet Oz, Michael F Roizen. 2005
Layperson's guide to the human body describes the major systems and common diseases. Authors state that "knowing your body gives… you the power to change it, maintain it, decorate it, and strengthen it." Includes nutrition advice and recipes. Bestseller. 2005.
By Jane Fonda, Mignon McCarthy. 1984
At age forty-six, Jane Fonda advocates a total approach to health and fitness for the special needs of women thirty-five… to sixty-five years of age. She offers concrete information, advice, and encouragement on skin care, body mechanics, menopause, middle-age spread, good nutrition, and the prime-time workout. Bestseller 1984.
By Mairlyn Smith, Liz Pearson. 2007
Covers disease-fighting powerhouse foods, how often to eat them, and in what quantities. Filled with great tips for eating on… the run, dining out and snacking wisely, the book includes recipes such as orange avocado black bean salsa salad, Jamaican spiced marinade for pork tenderloin, and wild blueberry muffins with lemon-zest topping. Follow-up to "The Ultimate Healthy Eating Plan". c2007.
By Barry Sears, Bill Lawren. 1995
Believing the trend towards eating a diet high in carbohydrates will not lead to weight loss and health, the author… details a diet he calls the zone. He stresses the importance of getting the correct amount of protein and restricting the amount and the types of carbohydrates eaten because of their detrimental hormonal effects. 1995.
By John Mackey, Alona Pulde, Matthew Lederman. 2017
The Whole Foods Diet simplifies the huge body of science, research, and advice that is available today and reveals the… undeniable consensus: a whole foods, plant-based diet is the optimum diet for health and longevity. Standing on the shoulders of the Whole Foods Market brand and featuring an accessible 28-day program, delicious recipes, inspirational success stories, and a guilt-free approach to plant-based eating, this is a life-affirming invitation to become a Whole Foodie: someone who loves to eat, loves to live, and loves to nourish themselves with nature's bounty. If Whole Foods Market is "shorthand for a food revolution" (The New Yorker), then "The Whole Foods Diet" will give that revolution its bible - the unequivocal truth about what to eat for a long, healthy, disease-free life. 2017.
By Vic S Sussman. 1978
By M. F Holick. 2010
Many North Americans have succumbed to the scare tactics of the dermatological community, and avoid sunlight for fear of skin… cancer and premature aging. Thus, most of us suffer from vitamin D deficiency, which causes daily aches, pains, and fatigue, worsens serious illnesses, and diminishes the quality of everyday life. Drawing on decades of research, Dr. Holick reveals a well-kept secret: our bodies need a sensible amount of unprotected sun exposure. He offers readers an easy and inexpensive plan for reversing the effects of vitamin D deficiency and enjoying a healthier life. 2010.