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Heard the one about the Fat Professor, the Whole-Food Dietitian and the Michelin-trained Chef who want to change the world? Nope, this is not a silly joke. Far from it. In fact, we hope this book provides some serious answers. We hope it is the beginning of a life-changing journey for many who have experienced inexplicable weight gain, the heartbreak of constant deprivation and yo-yo dieting, or worse, physical illness through poor nutrition.
For decades, the brightest minds in the nutrition and science field have had fat pegged as the bad guy. As a result, many of us have been enslaved by an outdated food pyramid which has pushed us to eat carb-laden and processed food. As the evidence mounts against sugar and processed carbohydrates, it's time to flip the pyramid and break free of the fat phobia.
In this practical guide, we present inspiring success stories, compelling evidence, and simple ways to “eat upside-down”. Forget everything you were taught at school, flip the food pyramid on its head and start nourishing your body the way it was designed to be nourished.
What would you do if you discovered that the food you have been told is good for you is actually the cause of your ill health …?
In December 2010, Professor Tim Noakes was introduced to a way of eating that was contrary to everything he had been taught and was accepted as conventional nutrition ‘wisdom’. Having observed the benefits of the low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) lifestyle first-hand, and after thorough and intensive research, Noakes enthusiastically revealed his findings to the South African public in 2012. The backlash from his colleagues in the medical establishment was as swift as it was brutal, and culminated in a misconduct inquiry launched by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). The subsequent hearing lasted well over a year, but Noakes ultimately triumphed, being found not guilty of unprofessional conduct in April 2017.
In Lore of Nutrition, he explains the science behind the LCHF/Banting diet, and why he champions this lifestyle despite the constant persecution and efforts to silence him. He also discusses at length what he has come to see as a medical and scientific code of silence that discourages anyone in the profession from speaking out against the current dietary guidelines. Experienced journalist Marika Sboros provides the full backstory to the HPCSA hearing, which reads like something out of a spy novel.
Written in an accessible style, Lore of Nutrition is informative, highly controversial and an eye-opener for anyone who cares about their health.
Many South Africans are affected by insulin resistance or Type 2 diabetes, a metabolic disorder that results in high blood sugar. Diabetes sufferers often think they have to give up a variety of foods, but a combination of diet and exercise can reduce the risk of developing diabetes and help to maintain optimum blood sugar levels. A balanced diet can stabilize blood glucose levels and reduce sugar cravings, and the key is to consume appropriate daily amounts of proteins, carbohydrates and fats.
Delicious, Modern, Healthy Recipes For Diabetes offers solutions for all occasions, from breakfast and light meals to entertaining, plus ideas for desserts and baking. The uncomplicated recipes are in tune with modern food trends and meet our desire for healthy everyday meals that are easy to prepare.
As The Real Meal Revolution continues to change lives, The Low-Carb Creed seeks to provide further important information on the lifestyle.
It provides a meal plan, updated lists and a full manifesto (called The Creed). It covers common stumbling blocks to weight loss, potential grey areas are discussed, and basic cooking techniques and mouth-watering recipes ensure the lifestyle is easy to follow. Myths and misconceptions surrounding dietary needs are dealt with, as well as super foods, supplements, alternatives to high-carb foods and instructions on how to get started.
LCHF is more than just Banting; the author also introduces the Paleo diet and how to transition onto it.
Joe Wicks is back with another instalment of 100 brand-new delicious recipes and speedy, effective workouts. The Fat-Loss Plan shows how to adopt a lean lifestyle in a way that suits you.
Inside the book is a combination of reduced carb, post workout and snacks and sweet treat recipes – all incredibly tasty and easy to make in 15 minutes flat. Thanks to sample weekly plans and ingredients lists, Joe makes it simple for you to prep like a boss and eat well every day of the week.
Joe has more than 4 million followers on social media where fans share their personal journeys towards a leaner, fitter lifestyle. The Lean in 15 titles won platinum and gold awards at the Specsavers Nielsen book awards. Joe’s first book Lean in 15: The Shift Plan has become the bestselling diet book of all time and all his books have been non-fiction number one bestsellers.
Start your journey to better health and fitness now with The Body Coach.
Want to drop a few kilos, stay sharp and get your health on track? By simply not eating breakfast and lunch on Mondays and Tuesdays and supercharging your dinner meals, you will become a super-faster.
Super-Fasting allows for super wellbeing, from effortless weight loss to enhanced immune and brain function. Become a super-faster and unlock the biology of super ageing to live a long, healthy life. The low-carb, HEALTHY-fat Monday–Tuesday fasting plan, from the bestselling authors of What the Fat?
The follow-up to the bestseller What the Fat?, What the Fast! is the ultimate guide to how Monday and Tuesday will change your life. What the Fat? has become the bestselling Low-Carb, Healthy-Fat bible with over 30,000 copies sold to date in New Zealand and with editions in the United States, Australia, Canada, South Africa, China and Taiwan.
In partnership with The Noakes Foundation and the Eat Better South Africa initiative, the bestselling The Banting Solution is now in an easily accessible format!
Due to readers' requests for more basic recipes and a user-friendly format, The Banting Solution is now available in a size that fits every pocket. This little guide will provide all the tips and advice you need with which to start, successfully conclude and maintain your Banting lifestyle. The Banting Pocket Guide includes a chapter from Banting's most respected and passionate supporter, Prof. Tim Noakes; answers your most pressing questions; busts the myths that have cropped up around Banting; provides helpful meal plans, Banting-friendly food lists and recipes; teaches you how to Bant on a budget, making this lifestyle accessible to everyone; and much, much more. Most importantly, it teaches you how to get rid of those unwanted kilos and keep them off forever!
Easy to pop into your handbag or pocket, The Banting Pocket Guide is set to kick-start your new Banting lifestyle!
Your gut is astonishingly clever. It contains millions of neurons - as many as you would find in the brain of a cat - and is home to the microbiome, trillions of microbes that influence your mood, your immune system, and even your appetite.
In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Mosley takes us on a revelatory journey through the gut, showing how junk food and overuse of antibiotics have wiped out many good gut bacteria, leading to a modern plague of allergies, food intolerances, and obesity.
Drawing from the latest cutting-edge research, Dr. Mosley provides scientifically proven ways to control your cravings, boost your mood, and lose weight by encouraging a more diverse microbiome and increasing the good bacteria that keep you healthy.
Packed with delicious, healing recipes, meal plans, checklists, and tips, The Clever Guts Diet includes all the tools you need to transform your gut and your health, for life.
My Low Carb Kitchen is an easy, accessible, step-by-step guide to living a low-carb lifestyle. It tells you which foods to eliminate, and which to include, to be healthy and full of energy.
With over 50 mouthwatering recipes, weekly meal plans and shopping lists, you will be organised in no time. My Low Carb Kitchen tells you all about:
Six years ago, Dr Michael Mosley started a health revolution with the 5.2 Fast Diet, telling the world about the incredible power of intermittent fasting. In this book he brings together all the latest science - including a new approach: Time Restricted Eating - to create an easy-to-follow programme.
Recent studies have shown that 800 calories is the magic number when it comes to successful dieting - it's an amount high enough to be manageable but low enough to speed weight loss and trigger a range of desirable metabolic changes. The secret of this new programme is that it is highly flexible - depending on your goals, you can choose how intensively you want to do it.
Along with delicious, low-carb, Mediterranean-style recipes and menu plans by Dr Clare Bailey, The Fast 800 offers an effective way to help you lose weight, improve mood and reduce blood pressure, inflammation and blood sugars. Take your future health into your own hands.
A revolutionary new diet program based on the latest science showing the importance of fat in weight loss and overall health, from New York Times #1 bestselling author Dr. mark Hyman.
For decades we've been told that the fat we eat turns to fat in the body, contributing to weight gain, heart disease, diabetes, and generally poor health. And yet, even with all our low-fat products, we're fatter and sicker than ever before. What's going on? Could it be that the most feared food group is actually... the most helpful? As 'Pegan Plan' creator and author Dr Mark Hyman explains in Eat Fat Get Thin, a growing body of research is revealing the immense health and weight-loss benefits of a high-fat diet rich in eggs, nuts, oils, avocados, coconut oil, and other delicious superfoods.
That's right - as it turns out, the key to losing weight, increasing overall energy, and achieving optimum wellness is eating more fat, not less. Dr Hyman debunks some of our most persistent fat-phobic myths and clearly explains the science behind fat's health benefits. In addition to learning why fat is good and which fats are best, you'll learn how to apply that knowledge to your day-to-day life.
With easy-to-follow advice, simple and flavourful recipes, shopping lists, and more, Eat Fat Get Thin will help you lose weight and stay healthy for life.
From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening expose that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick.
Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss; and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.
Thinner, bigger, faster, stronger... which 150 pages will you read?
Chloe Madeley's 4-Week Body Blitz is an exercise and nutrition plan that shows you how to transform your body shape in just 28 days. Do you have a party dress to squeeze into for the Christmas season? If you have a short-term weight-loss goal, then this is the book for you! Chloe Madeley is a qualified personal trainer who specialises in body shape transformation. In the 4-Week Body Blitz, she lays out the exercises you need to do and the food you should eat every single day for four weeks in order to get yourself in shape. Follow Chloe's instructions and you will see a significant difference in how your body looks. What's more, you don't need a gym membership or expensive equipment to follow Chloe's plan. This comprehensive, fully illustrated guide is full of delicious, easy recipes to fuel your exercise and aid your weight-loss.
How do you prevent those constant food cravings and feelings of deprivation when trying to lose weight? Host of The Biggest Loser and celebrity trainer Bob Harper’s Super Carb Diet is the answer.
Harper focuses on nutrient-dense foods that are big in flavor and allow certain kinds of carbohydrates at targeted times during the day.
In The Super Carb Diet you’ll find:
The Super Carb Diet will keep millions of dieters from giving up after Week One. The program leads you through precise plate proportions, balancing good protein, low fat, high fiber, and nutrient density. Not only will you lose significant weight and whittle your waistline, you’ll walk away from the table feeling happy and full.
WHEN we eat may be as important as WHAT we eat.
Like most people, you probably wake up, get hungry for meals and doze off in bed around the same time every day. If you’ve ever experienced jet lag or pulled an all-nighter, you know that this schedule can easily be thrown off kilter. But for some people, that imbalance—difficulty sleeping at night, hunger at odd times, or sudden fatigue at noon—is a constant. If you're one of those people, Dr. Satchin Panda, one of the leading researchers on circadian rhythms, has a plan to reset your body clock.
Beginning with an in-depth explanation of the circadian clock—why it’s important, how it works, and how to know it isn’t working—The Circadian Code outlines lifestyle changes to make to get back on track. It's a concrete plan to enhance weight loss, improve sleep, optimize exercise, and manage technology so that it doesn’t interfere with your body’s natural rhythm. Dr. Panda’s life changing methods show you how to prevent and reverse ailments like diabetes, cancer, and dementia, as well as microbiome conditions like acid reflux, heartburn, and irritable bowel disease.
When working mother Vickie De Beer’s life changed forever, she and leading paediatric dietician Kath Megaw set about The Low-Carb Solution for Diabetics – and, in the process, developed an arsenal of the most effective systems and day-to-day strategies for practically dealing with diabetes.
Part emotive journey, part cookbook and part medical reference, and all bundled up in the care and love of devoted parents, The Low-Carb Solution for Diabetics is the fruit of their combined findings – at once personal and professional, and essential reading that effectively ‘closes the gap’ for families coping with diabetes. Underpinned by the knowledge that time is one of today’s most precious commodities, Vickie’s meals are simple to shop for, effortless to prepare and, above all, packed with all the essential nutrients growing bodies and minds need for optimal health.
Grouped seasonally and covering all days of the week, from Monday through Sunday (and not forgetting, sauces, treats and drinks), The Low-Carb Solution for Diabetics offers a wide array of choices for every meal of the day and to satisfy all those hunger pangs in between – a happy solution for both busy moms and even busier kids!
Eat fat and feel healthier, happier and lose weight - it's true!
We've long been told that fat is bad. But recent scientific research has shown that the opposite is true. Certain natural fats - in particular those found in coconut oil - are not only the healthiest fats we can eat but are essential in keeping our weight down. The Good Fat Diet is the natural way to eat and keep your weight down.
Inside, you'll discover:
You don't have to suffer to lose weight and eating sensibly with The Good Fat Diet means you can enjoy more of the good life while keeping the pounds off.
Weight Watchers knows the secrets for pairing good nutrition with great taste. From hearty breakfasts to flavorful dinners, discover new recipes that rely on lean meats, whole grains, and fresh produce.
Try new favorites like Cremini Mushrooms with Quinoa and Thyme or Swiss Chard au Gratin, or family standbys like Buttermilk-Blueberry Corn Muffins and Sicilian Sausage-Stuffed Pizza. Reflecting the current trends in food, this edition boasts new chapters on Appetizers and Beverages, featuring a no-cook cocktail party; Small Plates, for creating tapas for light meals; Meals from the Grill, complete with grilling information; 20-Minute Main Dishes, including shopping and streamlining advice; plus numerous tips and techniques.
With more than 60 color photos, this is the book to help make everyone healthier and happier. Includes new SmartPoints values, information on SmartPoints, and updated recipes.
Few people would dispute the fact that there is a bewildering array of books available on the business of eating, fi tness and nutrition, many of them, unfortunately, with (hidden) vested interests in the food industry and singular theories. But every now and again a refreshing and ethical book based on sound, proven scientific principles comes onto the market which is more than just another trendy diet book.
Wholesome Nutrition For You is such a book. In it, nutritional therapist and exercise physiologist Ian Craig and his co-author, health food specialist and sports scientist Rachel Jesson, cover in detail the emotive topics of nutrition and health from a scientific perspective. They neatly unwrap all the jargon and pseudo-mystique, offering sensible, practical, economical everyday dietary approaches in a book that’s not only enjoyable and informative to read, but at the same time accessible to all South Africans who care about optimum health and the business of living life to the full.
And most importantly, Wholesome Nutrition For You stresses the fact that we are all different, and therefore a one-size-fits-all approach is counter productive to good health.
From Maria Menounos, self-proclaimed EveryGirl and host of "Extra,
" comes a lasting weight-loss program based on the Mediterranean
diet of her childhood that will encourage women to think "smarter,
simpler, healthier"--a personal mantra that helped the star lose
(and keep off ) forty pounds.
Uiteindelik! ’n Allesomvattende boek wat al jou vrae oor die Banting-leefstyl beantwoord en 'n oplossing bied vir permanente gewigsverlies.
Die Banting-Oplossing verduidelik nie net wat Banting behels nie, dit:
Maar die heel belangrikste – die boek leer ons hoe om ontslae te raak van daardie ekstra kilogramme en hoe om hulle vir ewig weg te hou! Resultate van in-diepte navorsing word ondersteun deur gevallestudies en voor-en-na foto’s. Lesers het nou toegang tot alle inligting oor Banting in een boek.
Clinically proven to lose 7lb in 7 days! SIRT foods are a newly discovered group of wonder nutrients that switch on fat burning, while at the same time programming our cells for health and longevity.
SIRT foods are everyday foods that are high in chemicals that activate powerful enzymes in the body. These foods are known as sirtuin activators. These sirtuin-activator foods switch on the so-called 'skinny gene' pathways in your body - the same ones activated by fasting and exercise - but without grueling calorie restriction or arduous exercise regimes. The study of SIRT foods is still very new but it is thought that eating a diet rich in SIRT foods can contribute to a wide range of health benefits including burning fat, reducing appetite, building muscle and improving the memory. By eating a diet rich in healthy SIRT foods you will see quick and lasting changes to your weight - with trials seeing an average 7lb fat loss in 7 days (w ith no muscle loss) - and start to feel a renewed sense of well-being.
The SIRT Foods Diet is based on two stages: Stage One is an intensive 7-day programme designed to kick start weight loss. Stage Two is a nutritionally complete follow-on eating plan for sustained weight loss and ultimate health. The SIRT Foods Diet is a diet of inclusion not exclusion, and SIRT foods are w idely available and affordable for all. This is a diet that encourages you to pick up your knife and fork, and enjoy eating delicious healthy food.
A dietary revolution is upon us. Welcome to The SIRT Foods Diet.
The key to weight loss is not how much you eat, it's what you eat It's the go-to diet for celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Aniston and Alyssa Milano, it has been dubbed 'the perfect diet for those who love food' by Nigella Lawson and it's the most famous and effective diet in the world. Atkins is back, and it's easier and more flexible than ever, with delicious, satisfying recipes such as Portobello Pizza and Apple Crumble. Discovering a healthy, sustainable way of eating that you can live with beats yo-yo dieting which will leave you frustrated and discouraged. Atkins: Eat Right, Not Less offers choices and helps you find the level of carbohydrate consumption you will be able to sustain. By making small adjustments to the foods you already eat, you can ease into a healthier lifestyle while still making a huge impact on your health and weight. Beautifully illustrated and filled with 100 whole food recipes and simple solutions for eating the foods you love in a healthier way, this brand-new Atkins guide focuses on eating right - not less - to achieve weight management goals and improve your overall health. It includes three flexible and effective plans, so you can choose the right approach for you: - The original Atkins 20, for those who need a more structured programme - Atkins 40, a celebrity favourite and one of the Most Googled Diets of 2016 - Atkins 100, the most flexible approach and the one that proves small changes can lead to big results With step-by-step directions on each approach, as well as meal plans, shopping lists and 100 simple and delicious recipes, Atkins: Eat Right, Not Less has everything you need to kick-start your new lifestyle.
Dr Dukan has created a new version of his bestselling diet. It's just as effective as the original but with a seven-day eating plan you can lose weight at your own pace without giving up the foods you love. Follow the 7 steps from Monday to Sunday each week until you reach your true weight. Day 1: Protein Day 2: Protein, vegetables Day 3: Protein, vegetables, fruit Day 4: Protein, vegetables, fruit, bread Day 5: Protein, vegetables, fruit, bread, cheese Day 6: Protein, vegetables, fruit, bread, cheese, complex carbs Day 7: Celebration meal with wine and chocolate As with the original diet, once you reach your target weight you progress to the Consolidation and Stabilisation phases. The Dukan Diet 2 is the new way to lose the weight you want like millions of others have around the world. 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. Beyond its immense success in France, The Dukan Diet has been adopted by more than 50 countries and translated into 25 languages. Includes over 40 new recipes plus menu planners
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