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From renowned nutritionist and author of the bestselling Fat Flush Plan comes a revised and updated guide to taking charge of your perimenopause. Filled with the latest research as well as practical tips and menus, Gittleman also incorporates timely information, especially pertaining to Hormone Replacement Therapy. Learn How You Can head off Depression and Mood Swings, Weight Shifts, Erratic Sleep, Memory Loss, and Other Changes Leading to Menopause. Take charge of your perimenopause simply, safely, and naturally! This breakthrough book details a gentle incremental program for understanding your own changes and offers a wide range of options for taking care of yourself. By following the author's proven techniques for controlling the symptoms of perimenopause, you can continue to feel great through this vital phase of your life. With this essential do-it-yourself program, you can say good-bye to hormone havoc and sail through your perimenopause, the period of about ten years leading up to menopause, by understanding and controlling its symptoms. Before the Change. .clearly explains the symptoms of perimenopause and offers a self-diagnosis quiz; .details safe and natural alternatives to hormone therapy, including healing vitamins, minerals, herbs and natural hormones.gives you a powerful Changing Diet, with tips and recipes for foods that prevent and alleviate symptoms
Augmenting her previous studies with cutting edge dietary discoveries, a former nutritionist for the USDA's WIC program reveals such findings as margarine is not better than butter.
The Fast Track Detox Diet: Boost Metabolism, Get Rid of Fattening Toxins, Jump-Start Weight Loss, and Keep the Pounds Off for Goodby Ann Louise Gittleman
You know how it is. That special event just around the corner and you can't fit into your designer jeans. You need a fool-proof, emergency weight-loss method that really works and works fast. So how do you safely and quickly lose those extra pounds? Once again, renowned health pioneer and bestselling author Ann Louise Gittleman has a quick, no-strings-attached solution that is also good for you. She is always on the cutting edge of developing new methods to rejuvenate the body and facilitate weight loss and she's done it again inThe Fast Track One-Day Detox Diet. Gittleman takes the age-old method of fasting and incorporates it into a safe and healthy one-day plan that helps you lose weight fast, gets rid of toxins, and gives your body a cleansing boost to prepare it for even more weight loss down the road. The plan itself is blissfully simple: THE PREQUEL:Seven days of adding detox support foods to your diet to prepare your body for the one-day Fast THE FAST:One day of sipping Gittleman's "Miracle Juice," a deliciously spiced mixture of herbs and spices specially designed to stave off hunger, balance blood sugar, boost metabolism, and replenish nutrients (no kidding, the juice is completely delicious) THE SEQUEL:Three days of reintroducing supportive and immune-boosting foods into your diet to seal in the results That's all. There's no need for a strict maintenance plan or more dieting because the Fast Track One-Day Detox Dietpurges your body of fattening toxins so that you'll keep losing weight once you're finished. What's more, if you can't add those healthy foods to your diet in the Prequel and Sequel, Gittleman provides a list of replacement supplements that you can easily find in your local health food store or online. So, useThe Fast Track One-Day Detox Dietto jump start an over-40 metabolism, melt away vacation or holiday pounds, break a diet plateau, get in shape for that high school reunion or wedding, and even help heal a chronic illness. Even if you've been slow to lose weight in the past, the pounds will melt away quickly during your one-day fast. Inside there are recipes to prepare for the fast, shopping lists, and tips for sailing through the fast. In addition, Ann Louise Gittleman shares the wisdom she's gained from years of research on health, diet, and nutrition. You'll find out about hidden toxins found in the environment and in everyday foods, and learn easy steps you can take to live healthier every day. The perfect diet: simplicity, effortless weight loss, and obvious health benefits from a nutritionist with a proven tack record. You'll feel so good after your first fast, you'll want to incorporate the Fast Track's cleansing principles and periodic fasting into your life for good. Don't delay, it's time to jump on the Fast Track to a lighter, healthier you.
Learn the benefits of cleansing and fasting to rid you of the hundreds of chemicals you are now storing in your body. You can have more energy, a clearer mind, lose weight, and reduce your symptoms by 50% by doing a cleanse and cleaning up your daily diet. Find out how to prepare yourself for detoxifying, and discover who should and should not fast; Resolve skin problems by improving hydrochloric acid levels; Hear how to do a simple home test to see if you have enough hydrochloric acid in your stomach; Realize why hidden food allergies are one of the major causes of disease and illness in this country; Discover dangers of sucralose (Splenda), and benefits of cranberries; Understand the estrogen mimicking effects of plastics and parabens; Learn about a gentle and effective method to remove mercury and heavy metals from the body using ascorbate Vitamin C powder.
With millions of followers nationwide, award-winning nutrition expert Ann Louise Gittleman has revolutionized dieting, helping people melt away fat through detoxifying one's body. Fat Flushing nourishes glowing skin, reduces the appearance of cellulite, increases energy levels, and improves overall wellness. It's no wonder Fat Flushing has become synonymous with looking and feeling younger. Now she reveals the brand new secrets of Fat Flush for Life: a seasonal approach to burn stubborn body fat all year long! Fat Flush for Life integrates groundbreaking new Fat Flush diets with corresponding fitness and wellness programs. Dr. Gittleman not only explains how to detoxify the liver and lymphatic system to get rid of bloat, belly fat, and cellulite, but also how to optimize weight loss through GI-enhancing beneficial bacteria (probiotics), balancing thyroid function, and taking advantage of your body's natural response to the seasons to keep you thin and healthy for life. "The influence of the seasons on the delicate balance of your body is one of the most vital but overlooked aspects of total health," says Dr. Gittleman. Based on cutting-edge science, you'll find year-round healing strategies, including: · Winter Fat Flush: Jump-start your metabolism and protect your immunity · Spring Fat Flush: Nourish the body while releasing liver toxins · Summer Fat Flush: Accelerate your detox to burn fat faster · Autumn Fat Flush: Go vegetarian for optimum cleansing · The 5 Day Hot Metabolism Booster: A fail-safe plateau-buster to take weight loss to the next level Fat Flush for Life also includes more than 75 brand new delicious recipes and menu plans for everyday eating and holiday celebrations. Uniquely effective, Fat Flush for Life offers an enjoyable and nutritionally-sound method to keep the pounds off permanently.
Fat Flush for Life: The Year-Round Super Detox Plan to Boost Your Metabolism and Keep the Weight Off Permanentlyby Ann Louise Gittleman
With millions of followers nationwide, award-winning nutrition expert Ann Louise Gittleman has revolutionized dieting, helping people melt away fat through detoxifying one's body. Fat Flushing nourishes glowing skin, reduces the appearance of cellulite, increases energy levels, and improves overall wellness. It's no wonder Fat Flushing has become synonymous with looking and feeling younger. Now she reveals the brand new secrets of Fat Flush for Life: a seasonal approach to burn stubborn body fat all year long! Fat Flush for Life integrates groundbreaking new Fat Flush diets with corresponding fitness and wellness programs. Dr. Gittleman not only explains how to detoxify the liver and lymphatic system to get rid of bloat, belly fat, and cellulite, but also how to optimize weight loss through GI-enhancing beneficial bacteria (probiotics), balancing thyroid function, and taking advantage of your body's natural response to the seasons to keep you thin and healthy for life.
In this day and age, when fat is blamed for all our health problems, it's often easy to forget that salt can also be a dietary culprit. While salt is necessary for both bodily and cellular function, and is certainly crucial to the satisfying taste of some of our favorite foods, recent research shows that its excess consumption can also lead to hypertension, strokes, and a variety of cardiovascular problems. In Get the Salt Out, nationally recognized nutritionist Ann Louise Gittleman reveals 501 ways to avoid excess salt intake by serving a variety of delicious low-sodium foods, taking advantage of tasty salt substitutes and steering clear of many surprising hidden sources of salt. She provides more than fifty delicious recipes for low-sodium foods, which will add healthful new staples to the diet of anyone who wants to "get the salt out. " Other features include: ¸ Advice on how to use herbs effectively to reduce sodium intake ¸ Tips for reading labels to expose salt where it is hidden in ingredient lists, as well as other points of supermarket salt savvy ¸ Ways to reduce the salt level in your water ¸ Advice for avoiding salt when you eat out ¸ Tips for dealing with stress and other impediments you may face in your efforts to get the salt out ¸ A week-long menu plan ¸ A resource section Get the Salt Out has all the tips, menu plans and recipes to help you enjoy real foods again and create meals that both your taste buds and your body can truly savor!
In this new edition of the bestselling Get the Sugar Out, nationally renowned nutritionist and well-known author Ann Louise Gittleman explains that sugar not only contributes to weight gain but also to mood swings, weakened immunity, diabetes, some cancers, and cardiovascular disease. Here she offers 501 simple, resourceful, and practical tips for cutting sugar from your diet, giving you the knowledge and inspiration you need to live a healthier life. A few of Gittleman's basic ways to cut sugar include:* Eat more meals at home, so you can oversee the ingredients and avoid hidden sugars* If you have a sweet tooth, try tricking it by chewing on a cinnamon stick* Be a food detective; don't trust "sugar free" or "fat free" labels* Cut down on salt not only to be healthier but because it helps cut out sugar cravings* Don't exchange sugar for artificial sweeteners; as you'll find out here, many are harmfulWith type II diabetes at an all-time high, cutting sugar from your diet is imperative. Get the Sugar Out is your solution for treatment and prevention: a unique, practical guide to a healthy and happy low-sugar lifestyle.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Are you having difficulty shaking an illness? Have you been feeling chronically tired and listless? Do you have a health problem your doctor can't identify? The cause may be parasites in your body. If you think that parasitic diseases happen only to people in Third World Countries, think again. The rate of parasite-related disorders in North American is skyrocketing. In this completely revised and updated edition of the most authoritative book on the subject for consumers, renowned nutritionist Ann Louise Gittleman gives the information you need to know to ward off unwelcome organisms. Guess What Came to Dinner? explains what parasites are, why they are harmful, and how they are spread. Most importantly, she offers tips on creating a parasite-proof diet and lifestyle. What Came to Dinner? is the indispensible guide to protecting yourself and your loved ones from this hidden epidemic.
A groundbreaking plan to cleanse your system and revitalize your health. Award-winning author and detox expert Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS, America's "First Lady of Nutrition," has an unbeatable track record in helping people to identify the "hidden invaders" that may be sabotaging their health. In her groundbreaking The Gut Flush Plan, she focuses on the next frontier in health care-the new germ warfare- designed to outsmart the hidden invaders and superbugs that are spreading into the community and threatening our health-making us sick, tired, and bloated. In The Gut Flush Plan, Gittleman helps readers pinpoint the source of their "gut grief" and then offers a revolutionary threestep program to rebuild the digestive system from the cellular level up. You will learn to: * fortify your own compromised digestive system against pathogens and parasites; * flush out any lingering invaders or toxins; * feed yourself nourishing foods that encourage and rebuild GI health; * and, with Gittleman's 21-Day Gut Flush Plan, replete with menu plans, irresistible recipes, and shopping lists, you'll discover tantalizing new foods and delicious herbs and spices that enhance immunity and reduce intestinal distress. With The Gut Flush Plan you'll feel better, lighter, cleaner, healthier, and more vital than you have in years!
Looking for a natural way to treat hot flashes, mood swings, insomnia, and menopausal weight gain without the dangerous side effects of HRT? Bestselling author and one of the country's top nutritionists, Ann Louise Gittleman explains the latest research on women's health and nutrition and confirms what she has been teaching for years-that menopausal symptoms are not medical problems to be treated with pills and hormone therapy. They are the result of years of improper eating, insufficient exercise, and poor lifestyle habits that have taxed the adrenals, leaving some women with unbalanced body systems that cause many health risks. <P> In this completely revised edition of her popular book, Gittleman provides a diet built from unprocessed, unrefined, and natural foods, including green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits, whole grains, good fats, fish, and lean meats. With all-new recipes, a revitalizing exercise program, and lifestyle tips, Hot Times will help ensure that the postmenopausal years are a time in a woman's life when she is rewarded with good health and a renewed zest for living.
SPRING -- time to rejuvenate. Leafy green vegetables, dandelion root tea, dill, mint, and chlorophyll-rich parsley cleanse the system, balance energy, and aid digestion. SUMMER -- an active season. Rose hips tea, garlic, cayenne pepper, and oregano, along with the Living Beauty Elixir, promote vitality, make the heart strong, and increase nutrient absorption. AUTUMN -- time for inward reflection and preparation for the darkness of winter. Fenugreek tea and warming foods and spices like cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg protect the lungs, aid in elimination, and boost the immune system, leaving you with vibrant skin. WINTER -- a season of stillness and rest. Getting enough sleep and eating cooked or warm foods spiced with ginger sustains body heat and immunity.
This simple and complete guide full of practical advice to help men reduce their risks for succumbing to such ailments as heart disease, cancer, hypertension, and stroke is now available in the convenient mass market size. Author Ann Louise Gittleman, one of the foremost nutritionists working today, has written Super Nutrition for Men to concentrate on male-specific health problems. She devotes chapters to special nutrition for prostate health, heart health, hair loss, and substance abuse. By following the simple programs outlined in this clear, authoritative guide, a man can become stronger and healthier than he ever thought possible. Included are: straight answers on male menopause and impotence; the 40/30/30 plan; plus the secrets of living longer and better.
Winner of the Excellence in Medical Communications Award, SUPER NUTRITION FOR WOMEN is the first scientifically based nutrition program to take into account women's distinct body chemistry and dietary needs--and reveals the best way to incorporate them into any weight-loss or workout plan. This newly revised edition includes the latest nutritional studies and addresses the unique health and dietary concerns that women are facing today. Whether they're on a vegetarian or a meat-and-potatoes regimen, no matter what their age or lifestyle, SUPER NUTRITION FOR WOMEN will show readers: * How to evaluate which weight-loss plan is best for them--from low carb to low fat--and how to stay healthy and happy while shedding pounds * How to prevent and combat a variety of illnesses, including osteoporosis, breast cancer, heart disease, yeast infections, and allergies * Easy menus, recipes, and Super Female Foods--staples that should be on every woman's shopping list SUPER NUTRITION FOR WOMEN is a revolutionary program that works with today's popular diet and exercise plans--to help every woman look better, feel better, and live longer.
"This may well be a seminal book--a courageous eye-opener that could fundamentally alter our approach to the treatment of chronic fatigue." -- From the foreword by Michael Rosenbaum, M.D. Answering the question on the minds of 75 percent of Americans, Why Am I Always So Tired?, leading nutritionist Ann Louise Gittleman shows us how we canbe more alert and active by eliminating excess copper in our diets and increasing our zinc intake. The time-tested formula points out which culprits steal energyfrom us--namely trendy, low-fat diets--that make otherwise healthy people feel drained.This revolutionary book offers Gittleman's insights into how we can modify our diets and lifestyles to increase our energy and prevail over the chronic fatigue thatplagues us with symptoms such as: anxiety, insomnia, skin problems, frequentcolds, and roller-coaster emotions. Using her research and breakthroughfindings, Gittleman helps us eliminate these problems and access the energywe didn't know we had.
Your Body Knows Best: The Revolutionary Eating Plan That Helps You Achieve Your Optimal Weight and Energy Level for Lifeby Ann Louise Gittleman James Templeton Candelora Versace
For millions of frustrated dieters, here is the ultimate eating plan, one which meets each body's special requirements. Top nutritionist Ann Louise Gittleman has created a breakthrough system based on metabolism, blood type, and ancestry that will help individuals reach and sustain their best weight and energy level for life.
This selection from award-winning health pioneer Ann Louise Gittleman's Zapped tells you how to protect yourself from the hazards of electromagnetic pollution in the one place you should feel safe-your own home. We are all affected by the electromagnetic forces in our world-whether from our cell phones or from the electrical outlets in our walls. Author Ann Louise Gittleman proposes that we're being zapped by high levels of electromagnetic fields, and the wavelengths and frequencies they produce have reached the point of toxicity-making us feel tired, irritable, and weak. In this eSelect, you learn about the strength and location of harmful electromagnetic fields in your home. With step-by-step instruction, the author walks you room-by-room, teaching you how to remake the force fields in your environment and create positive energy flow.
Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn't Be Your Alarm Clock and 1,268 Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollutionby Ann Louise Gittleman
How many electronic innovations have you dialed, watched, surfed, charged, listed to, booted up, commuted on, cooked with, and plugged in today? Consider your typical day: If you're like most people, it probably starts in front of your coffee maker and toaster, ends as you set the alarm on your cell phone, and involves no end of computers and gadgets, televisions and microwaves in between. We're being zapped: Today 84 percent of Americans own a cell phone, 89 million of us watch TV beamed in by satellite, and we can't sip a cup of coffee at our local cafÉ without being exposed to Wi-Fi. The very electronic innovations that have changed our lives are also exposing us, in ways big and small, to an unprecedented number of electromagnetic fields. Invisible pollution surrounds us twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, interrupting our bodies' natural flow of energy. And for some, that pollution has reached the point of toxicity, causing fatigue, irritability, weakness, and even illness. But we don't have to simply surrender. Ann Louise Gittleman brings forth the latest research into electromagnetic fields to create this groundbreaking guide for every citizen of the wireless age. With the proactive, levelheaded approach that has made her one of our most respected health experts, she not only clarifies the risks but also offers specific, step-by-step information for how anyone can minimize them. From where you place your sofa to when you use your cell phone to what you eat for dinner, Zapped is packed with strategies for avoiding and mitigating the damaging effects of electropollution. As she examines modern life room by room, device by device, Gittleman reveals a master plan for detoxifying your surroundings and protecting yourself and your family. We don't need to abandon our homes-or even give up our PDAs-to be healthier and happier. Based on the latest scientific data, case studies, and Gittleman's years of clinical practice, Zapped is an empowering guide to living safely with the gadgets we can't live without.
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