Living Gluten-Free For Dummies covers:
Danna Korn founded ROCK (Raising Our Coeliac Kids), and has lived gluten-free since 1991.
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 Nutrition
Digestion: The 24-Hour Food Factory
Calories: The Energisers
What You Get from Food
The Lowdown on Fat and Cholesterol
Carbohydrates: A Complex Story
Alcohol: Another Form of Grape and Grain
Why You Eat When You Eat
Why You Like the Foods You Like
What Is a Healthy Diet?
Making Wise Food Choices
Eating Smart When Eating Out
What Is Food Processing?
Cooking and Nutrition
Food and Medicine
When Food Gives You a Rash
Food and Mood
Food and Drug Interactions
A Supplemental Story
Nutrition For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides a detailed understanding of the nutritional breakdown of different food groups and examines the relationship food has with one's physical and mental wellbeing. The book also advises you on how to establish healthy eating patterns and how to maximise the health benefits of what you eat.
This new edition includes approx 20% new and updated material, including new chapters on nutrition in institutions and how to eat healthily on the go. New content also includes up-to-date health guidelines and government policies, information on probiotics and over the counter weight loss drugs, plus advice on how to eat well on a budget.
Nutrition For Dummies, 2nd Edition includes:
Part I: The Basic Facts about Nutrition
Chapter 1: What's Nutrition, Anyway?
Chapter 2: Digestion: The 24-Hour Food Factory
Chapter 3: Why You Eat What You Eat and Like What You Like
Part II: What You Get from Food
Chapter 4: Powerful Protein
Chapter 5: The Lowdown on Fat and Cholesterol
Chapter 6: Calories: The Energisers
Chapter 7: Carbohydrates: A Complex Story
Chapter 8: The Alcohol Truth: The Whole Truth
Chapter 9: Vigorous Vitamins
Chapter 10: Mighty Minerals
Chapter 11: Phabulous Phytochemicals
Chapter 12: Water Works
Part III: Healthy Eating
Chapter 13: What Is a Healthy Diet?
Chapter 14: Making Wise Food Choices
Chapter 15 : Ensuring Good Nutrition Whoever You Are
NEW! Chapter 16: Eating in Institutions
NEW! Chapter 17: Being Nutritionally Savvy on the Go
Part IV: Processed Food
Chapter 18: What Is Processed Food?
Chapter 19: Cooking and Keeping Food
Chapter 20: Weird Science: Examining Food Additives
Part V: Food and Health
Chapter 21: Food and Allergies
Chapter 22: Food and Mood
Chapter 23: Food and Medicine
Chapter 24: Food and Dietary Supplements
Part VI: The Part of Tens
Chapter 25: Ten Nutrition Web Sites You Can Trust
Chapter 26: Ten Superfoods
Chapter 27: Ten Fad Diets: The Truth Behind the Headlines
Kick-start your new life to a slimmer and fitter you with The 7-Day GL Diet. Glycaemic Loading is the smart way to permanent weight loss as it allows you to balance your blood sugar levels by mixing and matching carbs. You will have many more food choices than you do on other diets (like low GI), and even better, there’s no faddy calorie-counting, weighing or measuring. Weight loss couldn’t be simpler!
The 7-Day GL Diet includes:
• What GL is and why it is better than GI
• More-choice food lists – check out which 'banned' foods are back on the menu
• Three 7-day plans to suit your individual lifestyle – ‘Fast and Friendly' (if time and convenience are key), 'Veggie Friendly’ (for time-pushed vegetarians) and 'Foodie Friendly' (for more leisurely gourmets).
• Simple and delicious recipes, clear menu plans, quick-reference shopping lists
If you have a wheat allergy, gluten intolerance, celiac disease, or just want to enjoy the benefits of a diet free of wheat, barley, and rye, then this handy pocket guide gets you on the gluten-free path. You’ll get a handle on the whos, whats, whys, and hows of going gluten-free as well as trusted advice on how to manage gluten sensitivity. Packed with practical advice ranging from what to eat and what to avoid to how to shop and cook, this book gets you started living — and loving — a gluten-free lifestyle.
Packed with delicious recipes, tips on eating out, and updated information on new food labelling legislation, testing methods and product availability, Living Gluten-Free For Dummies is your essential guide to making gluten-free living easy.
Includes new and updated content on:What you can and can’t eat on a gluten-free diet, and how readily available gluten-free foods are in the UK Shopping with success and deciphering newly-introduced food labels Cooking crowd-pleasing gluten-free meals using an increasing range of gluten-free products Raising happy gluten-free kids
The GDA Diet has been compiled from over 20,000 supermarket products, making it the most comprehensive and varied diet ever! It is full of tips for real people, living busy lives with recommendations for people on budgets, the time pressed and vegetarians, so there are really no more excuses not to eat well and be healthy.
Follow the simple guidelines in this diet and you'll confidently be able to break free from the 'yo-yo diet cycle.' This is your passport to a lifetime of permanent weight control and better health.