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The GL Diet For Dummies

by Sue Baic Nigel Denby

If you're sick of no-carb diets, or just looking for a healthy eating plan, then the GL Diet is for you. No more calculations, no calorie-counting and no more cravings for carbs - as long as you stick to foods that are low in GL, you can stay healthy and lose weight without having to go without. The GL Diet For Dummies explains the science behind the plan, helps you to incorporate GL into your everyday life and gives readers 80 recipes to try.

Living Gluten-Free For Dummies

by Danna Korn Sue Baic Nigel Denby

If you have a wheat allergy, gluten intolerance, coeliac disease, or just want to enjoy the benefits of a diet free from wheat, barley and rye, then this book is for you. Our expert author team of registered dieticians explain the basics of gluten intolerance and the medical problems associated with it, plus give you practical guidance on how to make the transition to a gluten-free lifestyle. Including over 60 delicious gluten-free recipes and tips on eating out, you can learn to control your food intake wherever you are.Living Gluten-Free For Dummies covers:Knowing what you can and can't eatShopping and deciphering food labelsCoping with a gluten-free lifestyle on a day to day basisCooking crowd-pleasing gluten-free mealsRaising healthy gluten-free kids

Nutrition For Dummies

by Carol Ann Rinzler Sue Baic Nigel Denby

Nutrition For Dummies is for anyone who cares about what they eat, and wants to know about the facts, not the fads.Finding easy to understand and sensible advice on what you should be eating is easier said than done - advice seems to constantly change and fad diets only seem to help celebrities pile on the pounds in their bank account, rather than making any of us healthier! In this book, Nigel Denby and Sue Baic, two experienced and registered dieticians, dispel all myths and provide you with the information you need to eat for a healthy life. They explain every aspect of the subject from the basics about essential nutrients to the relationship between allergies and food and give you the knowledge and confidence to start making wise food choices.Inside you'll find information on:The Basic Facts about NutritionDigestion: The 24-Hour Food FactoryCalories: The EnergisersWhat You Get from FoodPowerful ProteinThe Lowdown on Fat and CholesterolCarbohydrates: A Complex StoryAlcohol: Another Form of Grape and GrainVigorous VitaminsMighty MineralsPhabulous PhytochemicalsWater WorksHealthy EatingWhy You Eat When You EatWhy You Like the Foods You LikeWhat Is a Healthy Diet?Making Wise Food ChoicesEating Smart When Eating OutWhat Is Food Processing?Cooking and NutritionFood and MedicineWhen Food Gives You a Rash Food and MoodFood and Drug InteractionsA Supplemental Story

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