2012-01-05

Steve Miller's Slimming Secrets

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  • Full Title : Steve Miller's Slimming Secrets
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : Metro Publishing
  • ISBN Code : 1857827074
  • Pages : 300
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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At last, weight-loss expect Steve Miller, presenter of Sky TV's popular Fat Families show, reveals his slimming secrets to the nation! Are you tired of faddy diets and weight-loss schemes that don't work? Don't despair! Steve Miller is here to show you that losing weight doesn't have to be an uphill struggle - it can be simple and exciting instead. Drawing on his own experience, Steve introduces you to his easy methods of how to lose weight through lifestyle change. Importantly, this blueprint for living will ensure that not only will you shed the pounds but that you will keep them off too. This no-nonsense, straight-talking book guides you through a number of slimming secrets, showing you how to: * Identify your personal motive for losing weight* Change your mindset to enable you to resist temptation* Adopt the 80/20 rule: eat well 80% of the time and you can still have treats 20% of the time.* Develop the habits of a successful slimmer It also gives basic nutrition, easy meal planning and simple cooking - inlcuding meals for all the family. Now there's no excuse not to lose weight and keep it off for good!


2013-07-18

7 Secrets of Confidence

By Steve Miller
  • Full Title : 7 Secrets of Confidence
  • Author : Steve Miller
  • Publisher : Headline
  • ISBN Code : 1472212053
  • Pages : 336
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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7 SECRETS OF CONFIDENCE is a no-nonsense, easy-to-use guide to overcoming your inner fears. Full of encouraging, step-by-step advice, this book is here to help you build your self-belief - learning to have confidence is at the heart of the Steve Miller brand. What sets Steve's book apart in this genre is that he has personally commissioned a survey to discover the top things people in the UK feel unconfident about. These form the structure of the book, and straight-talking Steve tells you what to DO about each one. Invaluable, informative, funny and life-changing, 7 SECRETS OF CONFIDENCE is the empowering new book from GMTV regular Steve Miller - it will bring out the successful and confident person in everyone.


2014-07-01

10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse

By JJ Smith
  • Full Title : 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse
  • Author : JJ Smith
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN Code : 1501100114
  • Pages : 192
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The New York Times bestselling 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse will jump-start your weight loss, increase your energy level, clear your mind, and improve your overall health as you lose ten to fifteen pounds in just ten days. Made up of supernutrients from leafy greens and fruits, green smoothies are filling and healthy and you will enjoy drinking them. Your body will also thank you for drinking them as your health and energy improve to levels you never thought possible. It is an experience that could change your life if you stick with it! This book provides a shopping list, recipes, and detailed instructions for the 10-day cleanse, along with suggestions for getting the best results. It also offers advice on how to continue to lose weight and maintain good health afterwards. Are you ready to look slimmer, healthier, and sexier than you have in years? Then get ready to begin the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse! If you successfully complete the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, you will… • Lose 10–15 pounds in 10 days • Get rid of stubborn body fat, including belly fat • Drop pounds and inches fast, without grueling workouts • Learn to live a healthier lifestyle of detoxing and healthy eating • Naturally crave healthy foods so you never have to diet again • Receive over 100 recipes for various health conditions and goals


2016-01-19

Smart Fat

By Steven Masley, M.D.,Jonny Bowden, PhD
  • Full Title : Smart Fat
  • Author : Steven Masley, M.D.,Jonny Bowden, PhD
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • ISBN Code : 006239231X
  • Pages : 336
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The innovative guide that reveals how eating more fat—the smart kind—is the key to health, longevity, and permanent weight loss. For years experts have told us that eating fat is bad. But by banning fat from our diets, we’ve deprived ourselves of considerable health benefits—and have actually sabotaged our own efforts to lose weight. Though they originally came from vastly different schools of thought about diet and weight loss, renowned nutritionist Jonny Bowden and well-respected physician Steven Masley independently came to the same conclusion about why so many people continually fail to shed pounds and get healthy. It all comes back to a distinction far more important than calories vs. carbs or paleo vs. plant-based: smart fat vs. dumb fat. In Smart Fat, they explain the amazing properties of healthy fat, including its ability to balance hormones for increased energy and appetite control, and its incredible anti-inflammatory benefits. The solution for slimming down—and keeping the pounds off for life—is to “smart-fat” your meals, incorporating smart fats with fiber, protein, and most importantly, flavor. Bowden and Masley identify smart fats, explain what not to eat, and provide a thirty-day meal plan and fifty recipes based on the magic formula of fat, fiber, protein, and flavor. It’s time to unlearn what we think we know about food. Getting smart about fat—and everything you eat—and learning to smart-fat your meals is the only solution you'll ever need.


2010-10-18

150 Movies You Should Die Before You See

By Steve Miller
  • Full Title : 150 Movies You Should Die Before You See
  • Author : Steve Miller
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN Code : 1440509026
  • Pages : 304
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Sure, everyone's seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and Attack of the Killer Tomatoes. But as you'll learn in this shockingly tasteless collection of great awful movies, there's so much more to the world of truly bad film. You'll dive into the steaming swamp of such disastrously delicious movies as: Young Hannah, Queen of the Vampires Puppet Master versus Demonic Toys Creature with the Atom Brain Cannibal Holocaust Jesus Christ, Vampire Hunter For each movie, film buff and reviewer Steve Miller includes a list of principal cast, director, producer, a plot overview, why the movie sucked, a rating, choice quotes, interesting trivia, and a quiz. For anyone who's ever enjoyed awful movies, this is the book to have on the couch, along with the popcorn, as the opening credits flash on the screen for Gingerdead Men 2: The Passion of the Crust.


2017-04-25

The Plant Paradox

By Dr. Steven R. Gundry, MD
  • Full Title : The Plant Paradox
  • Author : Dr. Steven R. Gundry, MD
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • ISBN Code : 0062427148
  • Pages : 416
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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"I read this book... it worked. My autoimmune disease is gone and I'm 37 pounds lighter in my pleather." --Kelly Clarkson Most of us have heard of gluten—a protein found in wheat that causes widespread inflammation in the body. Americans spend billions of dollars on gluten-free diets in an effort to protect their health. But what if we’ve been missing the root of the problem? In The Plant Paradox, renowned cardiologist Dr. Steven Gundry reveals that gluten is just one variety of a common, and highly toxic, plant-based protein called lectin. Lectins are found not only in grains like wheat but also in the “gluten-free” foods most of us commonly regard as healthy, including many fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, and conventional dairy products. These proteins, which are found in the seeds, grains, skins, rinds, and leaves of plants, are designed by nature to protect them from predators (including humans). Once ingested, they incite a kind of chemical warfare in our bodies, causing inflammatory reactions that can lead to weight gain and serious health conditions. At his waitlist-only clinics in California, Dr. Gundry has successfully treated tens of thousands of patients suffering from autoimmune disorders, diabetes, leaky gut syndrome, heart disease, and neurodegenerative diseases with a protocol that detoxes the cells, repairs the gut, and nourishes the body. Now, in The Plant Paradox, he shares this clinically proven program with readers around the world. The simple (and daunting) fact is, lectins are everywhere. Thankfully, Dr. Gundry offers simple hacks we easily can employ to avoid them, including: Peel your veggies. Most of the lectins are contained in the skin and seeds of plants; simply peeling and de-seeding vegetables (like tomatoes and peppers) reduces their lectin content. Shop for fruit in season. Fruit contain fewer lectins when ripe, so eating apples, berries, and other lectin-containing fruits at the peak of ripeness helps minimize your lectin consumption. Swap your brown rice for white. Whole grains and seeds with hard outer coatings are designed by nature to cause digestive distress—and are full of lectins. With a full list of lectin-containing foods and simple substitutes for each, a step-by-step detox and eating plan, and delicious lectin-free recipes, The Plant Paradox illuminates the hidden dangers lurking in your salad bowl—and shows you how to eat whole foods in a whole new way.


2018-04-03

The Beginner's KetoDiet Cookbook

By Martina Slajerova
  • Full Title : The Beginner's KetoDiet Cookbook
  • Author : Martina Slajerova
  • Publisher : Fair Winds Press (MA)
  • ISBN Code : 1592338151
  • Pages : 208
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Includes bibliographic references (page 203) and index.


2009-03-10

Naturally Thin

By Bethenny Frankel
  • Full Title : Naturally Thin
  • Author : Bethenny Frankel
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN Code : 1439101795
  • Pages : 304
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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From four-time New York Times bestselling author Bethenny Frankel, the book that started it all: Naturally Thin. Bethenny Frankel, talk show host, “Queen of Cocktails,” and “Mommy Mogul” has always had a passion for preparing and enjoying healthful, natural foods and sharing that love. The New York Times bestseller Naturally Thin shows how anyone can banish their Heavy Habits, embrace Thin Thoughts, and enjoy satisfying meals, snacks, and drinks without the guilt. Armed with Bethenny’s rules, you will say: -I know when I am really hungry -When I’m really hungry, I look for high-volume, fiber-rich foods -I can have any food I want -I love the taste of real food With more than thirty simple, delicious recipes (including her famous SkinnyGirl Margarita), a one-week program to jump-start readers on the Naturally Thin lifestyle, and warm, witty encouragement on every page, Frankel serves up a book for a healthier and thinner life.


2011-04-15

Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition

By Victor R. Preedy,Ronald Ross Watson,Colin R. Martin
  • Full Title : Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition
  • Author : Victor R. Preedy,Ronald Ross Watson,Colin R. Martin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN Code : 9780387922713
  • Pages : 2094
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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This book disseminates current information pertaining to the modulatory effects of foods and other food substances on behavior and neurological pathways and, importantly, vice versa. This ranges from the neuroendocrine control of eating to the effects of life-threatening disease on eating behavior. The importance of this contribution to the scientific literature lies in the fact that food and eating are an essential component of cultural heritage but the effects of perturbations in the food/cognitive axis can be profound. The complex interrelationship between neuropsychological processing, diet, and behavioral outcome is explored within the context of the most contemporary psychobiological research in the area. This comprehensive psychobiology- and pathology-themed text examines the broad spectrum of diet, behavioral, and neuropsychological interactions from normative function to occurrences of severe and enduring psychopathological processes.


2017-02-01

The Death of Expertise

By Tom Nichols
  • Full Title : The Death of Expertise
  • Author : Tom Nichols
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0190469439
  • Pages : 240
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Technology and increasing levels of education have exposed people to more information than ever before. These societal gains, however, have also helped fuel a surge in narcissistic and misguided intellectual egalitarianism that has crippled informed debates on any number of issues. Today, everyone knows everything: with only a quick trip through WebMD or Wikipedia, average citizens believe themselves to be on an equal intellectual footing with doctors and diplomats. All voices, even the most ridiculous, demand to be taken with equal seriousness, and any claim to the contrary is dismissed as undemocratic elitism. Tom Nichols' The Death of Expertise shows how this rejection of experts has occurred: the openness of the internet, the emergence of a customer satisfaction model in higher education, and the transformation of the news industry into a 24-hour entertainment machine, among other reasons. Paradoxically, the increasingly democratic dissemination of information, rather than producing an educated public, has instead created an army of ill-informed and angry citizens who denounce intellectual achievement. When ordinary citizens believe that no one knows more than anyone else, democratic institutions themselves are in danger of falling either to populism or to technocracy or, in the worst case, a combination of both. An update to the 2017breakout hit, the paperback edition of The Death of Expertise provides a new foreword to cover the alarming exacerbation of these trends in the aftermath of Donald Trump's election. Judging from events on the ground since it first published, The Death of Expertise issues a warning about the stability and survival of modern democracy in the Information Age that is even more important today.


2016-05-24

Fat Bodies, Health and the Media

By Jayne Raisborough
  • Full Title : Fat Bodies, Health and the Media
  • Author : Jayne Raisborough
  • Publisher : Springer
  • ISBN Code : 1137288876
  • Pages : 187
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  • Language : English
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Our televisions bulge with weight-loss shows, as the news warn of the obesity epidemic. Fat is such a villain that larger people are stigmatized and we all are seduced by life-changing claims of a multi-billion pound diet industry. Yet, when we question if our bathroom scales can really tell us about our health, we start to ask just why and how fat holds such fascination. In this book, Jayne Raisborough explores interpretations of fat bodies from Palaeolithic Europe to Poverty Porn TV to argue that fat’s materiality makes it ripe for stigmatising associations. However, especially in a social context that presents health as a matter of choice, fat also emerges as an ideal redemptive substance to be pummelled and starved into submission. This book presents a ‘fat sensibility’ to demonstrate how fat is helping us all become responsibilised healthy-citizens. It asks just what self are we being asked to diet ourselves into?


2010-09-14

The End of Overeating

By David A. Kessler
  • Full Title : The End of Overeating
  • Author : David A. Kessler
  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • ISBN Code : 1605295051
  • Pages : 336
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  • Language : English
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Dr. David A. Kessler, the dynamic and controversial former FDA commissioner known for his crusade against the tobacco industry, is taking on another business that's making Americans sick: the food industry. In The End of Overeating, Dr. Kessler shows us how our brain chemistry has been hijacked by the foods we most love to eat: those that contain stimulating combinations of fat, sugar, and salt. Drawn from the latest brain science as well as interviews with top physicians and food industry insiders, The End of Overeating exposes the food industry's aggressive marketing tactics and reveals shocking facts about how we lost control over food—and what we can do to get it back. For the millions of people struggling with their weight as well as those of us who simply can't seem to eat our favorite foods in moderation, Dr. Kessler's cutting-edge investigation offers valuable insights and practical answers for America's largest-ever public health crisis. There has never been a more thorough, compelling, or in-depth analysis of why we eat the way we do.


2001-01-17

Fast Food Nation

By Eric Schlosser
  • Full Title : Fast Food Nation
  • Author : Eric Schlosser
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ISBN Code : 9780547518244
  • Pages : 368
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  • Language : English
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New York Times Bestseller “Schlosser has a flair for dazzling scene-setting and an arsenal of startling facts . . . Fast Food Nation points the way but, to resurrect an old fast food slogan, the choice is yours.”—Los Angeles Times In 2001, Fast Food Nation was published to critical acclaim and became an international bestseller. Eric Schlosser’s exposé revealed how the fast food industry has altered the landscape of America, widened the gap between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and transformed food production throughout the world. The book changed the way millions of people think about what they eat and helped to launch today’s food movement. In a new afterword for this edition, Schlosser discusses the growing interest in local and organic food, the continued exploitation of poor workers by the food industry, and the need to ensure that every American has access to good, healthy, affordable food. Fast Food Nation is as relevant today as it was a decade ago. The book inspires readers to look beneath the surface of our food system, consider its impact on society and, most of all, think for themselves. “As disturbing as it is irresistible . . . Exhaustively researched, frighteningly convincing . . . channeling the spirits of Upton Sinclair and Rachel Carson.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Schlosser shows how the fast food industry conquered both appetite and landscape.”—The New Yorker Eric Schlosser is a contributing editor for the Atlantic and the author of Fast Food Nation, Reefer Madness, and Chew on This (with Charles Wilson).


2011-04-14

The Spoiler

By Annalena McAfee
  • Full Title : The Spoiler
  • Author : Annalena McAfee
  • Publisher : Random House
  • ISBN Code : 1446475956
  • Pages : 448
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  • Language : English
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Tamara Sim, a ruthlessly ambitious young journalist, is thrilled when she is sent to interview veteran war correspondent Honor Tait. Finally - a chance for Tamara to prove that there's more to her than forged expenses claims and the 'what's in/what's out' column she churns out for her tabloid. But Honor isn't an easy subject; cold and evasive to the point of rudeness, it's almost as if she has something to hide. And when Tamara starts to do some digging (not all of it strictly legal) she makes a discovery which has devastating consequences for them both... In The Spoiler, the former literary editor of the Financial Times and the Guardian offers a first hand glimpse into the world of British journalism.


2013-03-12

The Hormone Cure

By Sara Gottfried
  • Full Title : The Hormone Cure
  • Author : Sara Gottfried
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN Code : 1451666969
  • Pages : 432
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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ALL TOO OFTEN WOMEN ARE TOLD that feeling moody, asexual, tapped out, dried up, stressed out, and sleep deprived is just a part of being female. Or they’re led to believe that the answer can be found only at the bottom of a bottle of prescription pills. Dr. Sara Gottfried, a Harvard-educated physician and nationally recognized, board-certified gynecologist, refuses to accept that being a woman means feeling overwhelmed or that popping pills is the new normal. In The Hormone Cure, she shares the unique hormone-balancing program that she has used to help thousands of women reclaim wellness, verve, and optimal health. Combining natural therapies with rigorous scientific testing and using an informative questionnaire to identify the common causes of hormonal imbalance, Dr. Gottfried provides an individualized plan in nonjudgmental and thoughtful language. Based on ten years’ study of cutting-edge medical research as a specialist in functional and integrative therapies, Dr. Gottfried’s three-tiered treatment strategy includes: •Supplements and targeted lifestyle changes that address underlying deficiencies •Herbal therapies that restore balance and optimize your body’s natural function • Bioidentical hormones— most available without a prescription The Hormone Cure is a groundbreaking book that demonstrates how balancing your hormones can cure underlying health issues and result in restored sleep, greater energy, improved mood, easy weight loss, increased productivity, and many more benefits. Dr. Sara Gottfried’s The Hormone Cure will transform your life.


2010-03-17

Changepower!

By Meg Selig
  • Full Title : Changepower!
  • Author : Meg Selig
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 1135967695
  • Pages : 281
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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In Changepower! 37 Secrets to Habit Change Success, author Meg Selig guides readers through a step-by-step process that will help them achieve any habit change goal. Whether the reader wants to break a hurtful habit like smoking or overeating, or build a healthy habit like exercising or speaking up, Changepower! provides a springboard for change. Selig helps habit-changers move beyond willpower and succeed with changepower - the synergy that comes from combining willpower with other resources, useful outside supports, and wise strategies. In Changepower!, she shows habit-changers how to beef up both their willpower and their changepower to achieve habit change success. The key is revving up motivation. Selig reveals the most powerful motivators for change - pain motivators, the Eight Great Motivators, and even not-so-noble motivators. Research has shown that most changes take place in stages rather than overnight. Selig provides a step-by-step plan for each stage, leaving plenty of room for flexibility depending on each person’s needs. First-person stories, pithy quotes, and how-to exercises provide inspiration, humor, and encouragement as readers embark on their habit change journeys.


2019-12-26

Winning at Weight Loss

By Nik Speakman,Eva Speakman
  • Full Title : Winning at Weight Loss
  • Author : Nik Speakman,Eva Speakman
  • Publisher : Spring
  • ISBN Code : 1841883247
  • Pages : 288
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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These two people have helped me so much over the years. Their effect on me has truly been life changing - Vicky Pattison The world's leading life-change therapists, the Speakmans, share a passion to help people lead happier and less inhibited lives. Their intellectual curiosity guided them through years of extensive research into behaviourism and conditioning, which led to the creation of their ground-breaking behavioural change therapy known as 'Schema Conditioning'. Based on the Speakmans' unique coaching method, this book provides the answers to conquering weight gain - for good. If you suffer from emotional eating, low self-worth or feel uncomfortable in your own body, the Speakmans show you that you can overcome these emotions successfully and enjoy a healthier, happier and slimmer life.


2018-02-27

Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes

By Neal Barnard
  • Full Title : Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes
  • Author : Neal Barnard
  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • ISBN Code : 163565128X
  • Pages : 288
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Tackle diabetes and its complications for good with this newly updated edition of Dr. Neal Barnard's groundbreaking program. Revised and updated, this latest edition of Dr. Barnard’s groundbreaking book features a new preface, updates to diagnostic and monitoring standards, recent research studies, and fresh success stories of people who have eliminated their diabetes by following this life-changing plan. Before Dr. Barnard’s scientific breakthrough, most health professionals believed that once you developed diabetes, you were stuck with it—and could anticipate one health issue after another, from worsening eyesight and nerve symptoms to heart and kidney problems. But this simply is not true—Dr. Barnard has shown that it is often possible to improve insulin sensitivity and tackle type 2 diabetes by following his step-by-step plan, which includes a healthful vegan diet with plenty of recipes to get started, an exercise guide, advice about taking supplements and tracking progress, and troubleshooting tips.


2016-11-23

In Defense of Processed Food

By Robert L. Shewfelt
  • Full Title : In Defense of Processed Food
  • Author : Robert L. Shewfelt
  • Publisher : Springer
  • ISBN Code : 3319453947
  • Pages : 273
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  • Language : English
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It has become popular to blame the American obesity epidemic and many other health-related problems on processed food. Many of these criticisms are valid for some processed-food items, but many statements are overgeneralizations that unfairly target a wide range products that contribute to our health and well-being. In addition, many of the proposed dangers allegedly posed by eating processed food are exaggerations based on highly selective views of experimental studies. We crave simple answers to our questions about food, but the science behind the proclamations of food pundits is not nearly as clear as they would have you believe. This book presents a more nuanced view of the benefits and limitations of food processing and exposes some of the tricks both Big Food and its critics use to manipulate us to adopt their point of view. Food is a source of enjoyment, a part of our cultural heritage, a vital ingredient in maintaining health, and an expression of personal choice. We need to make those choices based on credible information and not be beguiled by the sophisticated marketing tools of Big Food nor the ideological appeals and gut feelings of self-appointed food gurus who have little or no background in nutrition.


2020-01-02

Downsizing

By Tom Watson
  • Full Title : Downsizing
  • Author : Tom Watson
  • Publisher : Kyle Books
  • ISBN Code : 085783875X
  • Pages : 256
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'An honest and fascinating account of the journey that Tom made from discovering he was a type 2 diabetic to doing something about it. This book will change lives.' Michael Mosley 'Two years ago I turned 50, weighed 22 stone and was heavily medicated for type 2 diabetes. I thought it would be all downhill from there. By radically changing my nutrition, cutting out sugar, and taking up exercise, I've changed my life and reversed my diabetes. I hope my story will inspire others to regain their health and happiness and discover the new lease of life I'm experiencing.' Tom Watson began to put on weight in his early twenties, having developed an appetite for fast food and cheap beer while studying at the University of Hull. As time progressed - and his penchant for anything sweet, fatty or fizzy persisted - he found himself adjusting his belt, loosening his collar and upsizing his wardrobe to XXL. He continued to pile on the pounds when he entered the world of politics as MP for West Bromwich East (despite short-lived flirtations with fad diets and fitness classes). By December 2014, his bathroom scales had tipped to 22 stone. After being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in late 2015, he decided to take control of his diet and exercise. He started to feel better quickly and within a short time his long-term blood sugar levels were within normal range. By July 2018, he came off medication.