Nutritional therapist and healthy eating expert Amelia Freer has helped her many celebrity clients, including Sam Smith and James Corden, to dispatch fad diets to the distant past whilst guiding them to a rejuvenated future. Now she can do the same for you.
Lonely Planet presents 60 of Spain's most authentic dishes - direct from the kitchens where they were perfected. From family bakers to Michelin-starred chefs, Spain's best local cooks share their passion for food and their region's classic recipes - from tapas, pastries and cakes to soup, salads, stews, roasts and fresh seafood dishes.
Lonely Planet presents 60 of Japan's most authentic dishes - direct from the kitchens where they were perfected. From street-food vendors to Michelin-starred chefs, Japan's best local cooks share their passion for food and their region's classic recipes - from steaming soups and silky ramen noodles to fresh, hand-rolled sushi.
Fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics, second edition is a practical quick-reference guide to nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health.
The roast potato that sticks to the roasting tin; the crouton from the salad that has soaked up the mustardy dressing ...these are the things that make something worth eating. And worth cooking. This title features recipes that are not about making fancy stocks and sauces. It uses the best quality ingredients to make food that is a joy to eat.
Terrors of the Table tells the absorbing story of our struggle to recognise the connections between diet, health, and disease. Gratzer combines the science of nutrition with a colourful history of the fads and quackery that continue to waylay the unwary when it comes to matters of food and health.
Explores and explains the theoretical underpinnings and applied nature of the field of public health nutrition. This book: presents a conceptual framework, explores groups for whom nutrition is especially relevant, examines issues including vulnerable populations, and, covers professional skills for public health practitioners.
If you want to be the best, focus on your most valuable asset: the power of your creative mind. This title shows how creativity is a learnable skill - one that everyone can use to improve their performance. It explains how you can unlock your own creativity to reap the personal and professional rewards it brings.
Creative dreaming is also called 'lucid dreaming' and is the ability to dream with awareness. This book explains how one can achieve this enlightened state. It combines the practical with the theoretical, and enables the reader to create a positive and rewarding dream experience.
In this fully updated second edition, expert dieticians Sue Baic and Nigel Denby provide no-nonsense advice, equipping you with all the information you need to make informed decisions about your diet. The book acts as a sound reference point if you want to know the facts about food, and debunks the myths behind fad diets.
Offers a guide to yoga. This book covers various aspects of the discipline and provides inspiration for beginners and experts alike. It shows you how to: develop a fit and beautiful body; improve your health; keep youthful in every stage of life; enjoy a troublefree pregnancy; eat wisely and well; and banish stress and tension.
Are you optimistic or pessimistic? Glass half-full or half-empty? Do you look on the bright side or turn towards the dark? This title deals with these questions. It describes a range of techniques - from traditional cognitive behavioural therapy to innovative cognitive bias retraining exercises.
Introduces a theory about success and human potential. This title shows how a positive mindset is the best predictor of motivation, engagement and performance in the workplace and in your personal life and offers five practical, actionable strategies for creating this mindset that can make us successful at work and at home.
Have you ever found yourself struggling with information overload? Have you ever felt both overworked and underutilised? Do you ever feel busy but not productive? This book is about a disciplined way of thinking.
How can we originate new ideas, policies and practices without risking it all? This book shows how to improve the world by championing novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battling conformity, and bucking outdated traditions. It explores how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, and build a coalition of allies.
Yoga has been enjoyed for thousands of years, bringing stillness to the mind, and health and vitality to the body. This book explains how to achieve union, harmony and balance through posture, breathing and meditation. Along with 120 photographs, it includes breathing exercises, step-by-step routines for stretches and relaxation sequences.
The ultimate gift for the food lover. In the same way that 1,000 Places to See Before You Die reinvented the travel book, 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die is a joyous, informative, dazzling, mouthwatering life list of the world's best food.
When asked to talk to students at Broome Community College in upstate New York in the spring of 2011, the author wrote a simple list often things he wished he'd heard when he was their age. After giving the speech, he posted the text and slides to his popular blog, where it quickly went viral. In this title, he has expanded his original manifesto.
Jack is a cash-strapped single mum living in Southend. When she found herself with a shopping budget of just GBP10 a week to feed herself and her young son, she addressed the situation with immense resourcefulness, creativity and by embracing her local supermarket's 'basics' range.
Mountain Berries and Desert Spice introduces home cooks to Pakistani desserts and explores their unique significance in the country's culture and traditions. The 70 authentic and family recipes range from the sweet snacks shared between friends over coffee to sumptuous desserts fit for lavish weddings.
Method Putkisko is a revolutionary form of exercise that complements pilates, the Alexander technique and yoga. This 30-day plan is adaptable for different body shapes, and takes you step by step through the method, from different types of stretching and breathing, to the exercises themselves.
Where do you get your organic or obscure vegetables from? This title offers detailed step-by-step growing instructions and advice on more than 80 vegetables and herbs, with further varieties of each. It is suitable for all gardeners and foodies looking to grow organic or obscure ingredients.
Need a better supply of organic or uncommon fruit? This title offers detailed step-by-step growing instructions and advice on more than 50 fruits, and further uncommon varieties of each, with inspiration and advice on planning to picking and everything in between.
Mental toughness is about how effectively individuals respond to stress, pressure and challenge. Understanding this concept is essential to improving performance for both the individual and organization. This book traces mental toughness' development from sports psychology into the world of business, health and education.
Features yoga postures, practices and programmes to improve both your body and mind. This book offers you yoga for every mood with four themed sections: Relaxed, Energetic, Young and Confident. It includes 25 detailed yoga postures with full colour photographs and step-by-step pointers as well as seven yoga sequence programmes.
Based on research findings from expert psychologists, this text encourages students to become knowledgeable consumers of information related to their physical health and optimum psychological functioning.
Striving for a happy, perfect life is as old as mankind. Can one achieve such a goal at all? Can there be a universally applicable theory of happiness? In this original and thought-provoking book philosopher Michael Hampe sets out to find some answers.
A book and CD package. Mindfulness reveals the secrets of lifelong happiness and details a unique programme developed by Oxford University psychologist Professor Mark Williams with colleagues around the world.
A title, in which, the author deals once and for all with questions like whether it is ever okay to covet thy neighbour's oxen (it is), eating with your hands (very important indeed) and if you should cut off the fat (no). Combining reportage and anecdotes with recipes worthy of adoration, it brings us the new foodie rules to live by.
This new text from Mary Larkin on the increasingly important life course approach covers health from pre-pregnancy to old age. Chapters include suggestions for further reading, discussion points, activities and activity commentaries to make it ideal for interactive student learning and critical reflection.
Inspires you to explore your world and find moments of mindfulness in everyday life while unleashing your creativity along the way. This title features exercises that will challenge your powers of observation, investigation and cultivation and bring new awareness to your senses, thoughts and emotions.
Avocados. This humble green fruit adds velvety texture and creamy nutty flavours to every dish, turning any meal into something really special. This book includes recipes ranging from Mexican Brunch Burritos to Avocado and Prawn Sushi, Linguine with Avocado Pesto, Cheesy Avocado Frittata and even Avocado Eton Mess.