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When it comes to food, nature provides a wealth of delicious choices. But each one also supplies unique health benefits. From apples to yogurt, this comprehensive encyclopedia of power foods from top nutritionist David Grotto proves that what tastes good can also be good for you--and tells you why. Did you know. . . * A handful of tart cherries before bed can help you sleep better * Hot peppers may fight skin cancer * Potatoes may reduce the risk of stroke * Grape juice may be as heart-healthy as red wine * Honey can help wounds heal faster In working with thousands of clients over many years and searching for the most nutritious and tasty foods, David Grotto made a simple but profound discovery: telling people what they couldn't eat was far less effective than telling them what they could. So began his list of power foods, rich in nutrients, loaded with disease-fighting antioxidants and important omega fats--and surprisingly more familiar than you might expect. More than a reference book,101 Foods That Could Save Your Lifewill make a significant impact on your health by guiding you to gradually add these foods to your diet. Plus, each entry includes a history of the food's origin, therapeutic benefits along with scientific research, tips for use and preparation, and an appetizing recipe from a leading chef or nutritionist. Prepare to awaken your tastebuds, lose excess weight, and feel the healing begin. From the Trade Paperback edition.
101 Hikes in Northern California encompasses the full spectrum of the region's incredible natural diversity-the jagged granite of the High Sierra, crashing surf of the Pacific Coast, magnificent redwoods of the North Coast, spectacular views of the Bay Area, and much more. All trips have been thoroughly updated for the second edition, and 26 trips have been significantly expanded or reworked. Each hike description includes an easy-to-use header outlining the trip basics, driving directions, an in-depth trail description, up-to-date map, and the locations of the nearest visitor center and campground.
Trek the diverse terrain of Southern California, from desert to beach to mountaintop, on an easy stroll or overnight adventure, with this ultimate guide to the 101 best hikes in the Southland. Covers the Santa Monica, San Gabriel, San Jacinto, and San Bernardino mountains, and the Mojave and Colorado deserts. This updated and revised edition of one of our best-selling guidebooks includes 12 new hikes and updated information for hikes from the previous edition. All trips have been rehiked for this update. Each trip includes a map, photos, trail highlights, and symbols to tell you the basics of the trip at a glance. Each map now includes key GPS coordinates.
A collection of low-calorie recipes for weight-conscious readers. This cookbook covers everything from simple, one-dish meals to planning a party.
From headaches to joint pain, acne to anxiety, chronically a cold foot to depression, 101 Optimal Life Foods takes on thirty of the most common health issues-and shows you how to introduce healing to your through delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes. Inside you'll discover that
Irresistible, easy dishes that will help readers cultivate healthy bodies. Half of Americans take dietary supplements, with little proof that they do anything to protect their health. What has been proven: the healing power of nutrients in food. In "101 Recipes You Can't Live Without," readers will learn how to get everything they need from their plates--deliciously and without overdoing it on calories. People who want to feel better, lose weight, and stay healthy for years to come can't rely on pills: they need to know how to eat smarter. Prevention has identified the best sources of 13 essential nutrients for a healthy body--the ones research shows have the most disease-fighting potential--and created 101 flavor-packed dishes loaded with them. The secret is combining superfoods. From hearty breakfasts to mouthwatering desserts, readers can rest easy knowing that every bite they take is maximizing their health and satisfying their taste buds. Along the way, they will discover easy food swaps and strategies to help them make the most nutritious choices at every meal. Let's face it, no one has ever said "isn't this vitamin pill delicious?" or bonded with friends and family over a packet of antioxidant supplements.
101 Things to Do with a Vibrator explores the hottest love secrets, electrified! From small buzzing eggs to full-size, humming, swiveling, and tickling vibrators, this book explores not just the kinds of sex toy options but all of the sexy, sweet, and naughty things to do once you have them! This book offers games with sensual humming buzzers and naughty BDSM tricks that will get you charged up, whether your hot rendezvous with these vibe sensations are for your own pleasure or for you and your partner. There are 101 tantalizing tips and tricks to choose from, including a seductive short story to give you some extra inspiration!From sex guru Marisa Bennett, bestselling author of Fifty Shades of Pleasure, Fifty Shades of Ecstasy, and Fifty Shades of Oral Pleasure, comes this creative, playful, and enticing take on the things that go buzz in the night. 101 Things to Do with a Vibrator will electrify the way you tease and please, taking your vibrating techniques to new orgasmic heights!
In this new edition, diabetes experts Patti Geil and Lea Ann Holzmeister provide handy tips on meal planning, general nutrition, managing medication and meals, shopping and cooking, weight loss, and more.
Scripture offers women guidance for winning the heart of the man she loves. This book is based both on Scripture and interviews with men of all ages, races, and backgrounds. The author reveals 101 powerful tips for attracting the right man for you, a man of quality, integrity, and who appeals to your senses too.
Today, more than ever, people are thinking about their cholesterol levels. But the resources they've had to help them be healthy were intimidating and expensive--until now.This guide is the non-intimidating, easy-to-follow, one-stop resource for managing and maintaining healthy HDL, or "good" cholesterol levels.From recognizing the risks of high cholesterol and artery blockage to creating a sound diet and exercise plan, this is a comprehensive yet uncomplicated guide. In bite-sized tips, it provides the keys to lowering the risk of heart disease--the leading killer of men and women in the United States.Helping you take the steps you need to live a healthier lifestyle, this tip-based book is the ultimate collection of life-saving suggestions for anyone affected by bad cholesterol.
Today, more than ever, people are thinking about their cholesterol levels. But the resources they've had to help them be healthy were intimidating and expensive--until now. This guide is the non-intimidating, easy-to-follow, one-stop resource for managing and maintaining healthy HDL, or "good" cholesterol levels. From recognizing the risks of high cholesterol and artery blockage to creating a sound diet and exercise plan, this is a comprehensive yet uncomplicated guide. In bite-sized tips, it provides the keys to lowering the risk of heart disease--the leading killer of men and women in the United States. Helping you take the steps you need to live a healthier lifestyle, this tip-based book is the ultimate collection of life-saving suggestions for anyone affected by bad cholesterol.
101 Ways to Make Every Second Count goes beyond the usual time-management books to bring you a broad range of strategies and tactics for more success with less stress...for getting more done in less time. You'll learn how to maximize your time by setting priorities, creating useful schedules, and overcoming procrastination. Robert Ely describes how proper diet, exercise, and sleep-or lack thereof-affect our energy levels. And how using the latest technology allows us to manage information and to communicate more efficiently and effectively.
Suggestions to help parents teach children how to avoid becoming a victim of crime.
Read Cynthia Koelker's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community. "Dr. Cynthia Koelker gives us the inside scoop on how to save money at the doctor's office and still get great care. Even if you have insurance, 101 Ways to Save Money on Health Care will still help you save your hard-earned cash. " -Elizabeth Cohen, MPH, CNN senior medical correspondent, author of The Empowered Patient For over twenty years, Ohio-based family physician Dr. Cynthia J. Koelker has made it her mission to help people lower their health care expenses. Now, in 101 Ways to Save Money on Health Care, Dr. Koelker shares her insider tips and information so that you too can save hundreds (even thousands!) without sacrificing your health. 101 Ways is loaded with simple, easy-to-understand tips on topics that everyone will find useful, including: * How to save money on brand name drugs * How to cut costs for chronic problems-from asthma to allergies * How to ask for a hospital discount (it's easier than you think!) * Ways to save money on glasses and contacts * What websites you can trust to give you the best health information Whether you are uninsured, or just looking to save money, this invaluable guide will show you how to stay healthy and hold onto your hard-earned dollars. .
Straightforward, easy-to-learn precautions, to help protect oneself from crime.
[from the back cover] "No more midnight snacks ... no more morning regrets. Just about every diet expert will tell you to stop eating after the dinner dishes are washed and put away. The problem is they don't tell you how. How, exactly, do you resist those overwhelming urges for desserts, snacks, and midnight munchies? There are at least 101 ways--and you'll find them in this simple, practical no-nonsense guide to healthy eating and weight-loss success. You'll find everything from quick tricks (like brushing your teeth) to surprising projects (like starting that novel you've been thinking about writing)--plus a special section on what to do "If You Have to Have It," filled with advice on the smartest low-calorie late-night treats. You can change your habits ...and change your life. All you have to do is shut that fridge--and open this book! ALSO INCLUDES SPECIAL IDEAS FOR LESS-FATTENING, MORE-FILLING EVENING MEALS."
The unique quick-tip reference for everyone who's fighting midnight munchies -- 101 Quick Tricks, Smart Strategies, and Healthy New Habits -- Advice on a Acceptable After-Dinner Treats -- Recipes for Less-Fattening, More-Filling Evening Meals
Contains tips on preventing diabetes, weight loss surgery and medications, diabetes complications, eating out, overcoming emotional obstacles to weight loss, exercise, and nutrition.
Wonder why all those hours spent on the treadmill or lifting weights aren't getting you the results you want? According to Thurmond, if you're not working out in a way that's just right for your individual body type, you're wasting time and energy. In 12-Day Body Shaping Miracle, Michael Thurmond presents his breakthrough exercise program for getting your body into a better proportional balance. Using Thurmond's exclusive "blueprinting system", you'll identify your unique metabolism and body type. You'll then discover a personalized exercise plan to quickly target your specific problem areas and transform your body shape in just 12 days. For example, if you are bottom heavy, you learn how to trim your thighs and hips while building up your shoulders and back, giving your body that trimmer, more hourglass-like shape. Thurmond's unique program focuses on sculpting muscles through select, easy-to-do weight training techniques with cardiovascular activity. And, no matter what your starting weight, level of fitness or shape is, Thurmond guarantees rapid results.
Did you know there are hidden rewards to making amends? Without a willingness to experience our painful feelings, we can never grow and mature into the person we'd like to be. We can never reach our potential. We can never become our true-self.To grow, we must stay in close contact with our experience, whatever it is. We need to stay in close contact with how we behaved in our relationships in order to make a thorough list of those we have harmed. We must face the wrongs we have done without running away from the truth.If we were rigorously honest with ourselves while making the list of people we had harmed, we probably felt one or more of the following feelings: anxiety, shame, discomfort, or guilt. This is exactly what we were suppose to feel. We were learning that we don't have to feel comfortable to be OK. In fact, another hidden reward is that the more willing we are to feel uncomfortable the more comfortable we become. Yes, another paradox!One of the many hidden rewards in working Steps 8,9, and 10 is to stay in close contact with our experience so we can learn from it. This self-understanding is at the heart of self-forgiveness and emotional recovery. --Excerpted from 12 Hidden Rewards of Making Amends
The secret of this workout is "dynamic tension." By using only one set of three-pound dumbbells (hand-held weights) you create your own resistance by flexing and using dynamic tension. Thousands of women have written to me that they have achieved a tight, toned body with this 12-minute a day time investment. Perhaps the most important aspect of this book is its ability to force you to keep your workout and diet up on vacation, on business trips, and when visiting , any time you're away from home. It shows you how to eat around the most impossible home, hotel or business menu. You can do the workout with no weights while traveling by just doing the moves and using the tension.
Why do we overeat time and time again? Why do we make poor diet choices while we want to be healthy? What makes losing weight so difficult? These and many other vital questions are addressed in 12 Steps to Raw Foods in an open and sincere dialogue. Based on the latest scientific research, Victoria Boutenko explains the numerous benefits of choosing a diet of fresh rather than cooked foods. This book contains self-tests and questionnaires that help the reader to determine if they have hidden eating patterns that undermine their health. Using examples from life, the author explores the most common reasons for people to make unhealthy eating choices.Rather than simply praising the benefits of raw foods, this book offers helpful tips and coping techniques to form and maintain new, healthy patterns. Learn how to make a raw food restaurant card that makes dining with co-workers easy and enjoyable. Discover three magic sentences that enable you to refuse your mother-in-law's apple pie without offending her. Find out how to sustain your chosen diet while traveling. These are only a few of the many scenarios that Boutenko outlines.Written in a convenient 12-step format, this book guides the reader through the most significant physical, psychological, and spiritual phases of the transition from cooked to raw foods. Embracing the raw food lifestyle is more than simply turning off the stove. Such a radical change in the way we eat affects all aspects of life. Boutenko touches on the human relationship with nature, the value of supporting others, and the importance of living in harmony with people who don't share the same point of view on eating. Already a classic, this enhanced second edition is aimed at anyone interested in improving their health through diet.
A new cookbook by the pioneer of delicious gluten-free food offers mouthwatering vegetarian recipes for gluten-free eaters. Whether it's because of food allergies, celiac disease, or dietary preferences, more and more people want to eliminate gluten from their diet. Many are looking for hearty, flavor-packed vegetarian and vegan options to increase their energy and make healthy choices for their families and the environment. At last, Carol Fenster-one of the country's foremost experts on special diets and an author of several popular gluten-free cookbooks-answers the call of a growing market of at-home cooks. In 125 Vegetarian Gluten-Free Recipes, Fenster applies her proven kitchen prowess to creating quick-and-easy vegetarian recipes that are sensational and healthful. From snacks and appetizers like Baked Kale Chips, to filling dinners like Chili Cornbread Casserole and Eggplant Parmesan Stacks, to decadent desserts like All-American Cherry Pie and Chocolate Brownies, 125 Vegetarian Gluten-Free Recipes is the perfect addition to any gluten-free kitchen.
The 13th Month is for all the people who have ever wished they had more time on their hands to do what they've always wanted to do in life. It offers the truth about sleep, waking up properly, the foods you eat, meditation, exercise and breath, your breath. It is a book for those who want more and are fearless about what they are willing to do to achieve great success, at any age.
What can you cook in 15 minutes? More than you ever imagined! 15-Minute Diabetic Meals is packed with over 200 recipes that you can make in 15 minutes or less. By using convenience items - pre-cooked meats, poultry, and pre-cut produce - and taking advantage of the freezer section of the grocery store, you can make healthy meals in a snap!
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