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.
Includes recipes such as glorious tomato and aubergine dishes of Sicily; the classically Roman dishes like salty meat and fried vegetables, and rich Tuscan stews and soups, and so on. This title includes recipe photos as well as local Italy scenes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), you might have an irrational fear of being contaminated by germs, or obsessively double-check things. Combining mindfulness practices with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), this book offers practical tools for managing the unwanted thoughts and compulsive urges that are associated with OCD.
How just a few minutes of exercise a day can make you feel better and look great. Dr Michael Mosley and Peta Bee investigate the fascinating science behind a radical new approach to exercise, one that is incredibly time efficient.
NOT JUST FOR DIETERS... A BRILLIANT LOW-CAL COOKBOOK FOR EATING HEALTHILY EVERY DAY Fast Cook is the perfect adjunct to the original Fast Diet Recipe Book, offering a new repertoire of really fast Fast food to help you conquer hunger and lose weight with ease.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mindfulness remains as popular as ever. Yet those who are drawn to it may face challenges such as lack of time, physical pain, anxiety, depression or uncertainty. In this book, the author shows how to deal with the many problems that can arise, and offers practical solutions to help you overcome obstacles and deepen your practice.
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.
We all know that worrying causes us to retreat, to avoid and to focus excessively on threat - so how do we stop it? This book proposes a fresh approach to overcoming anxiety and worry and will help you to shut down the endless negative cycle of 'Will I...? Should I...? What if...?' voices for good.
Nigel Slater's inspirational guide to home cooking. 'I want you to take in the spirit of the recipes and to deviate according to your ingredients and your feelings. I urge you to break the rules. I want you to follow your appetite.'
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.
What factors affect mental health and well-being on a societal and individual level, and how can mental health be enhanced through effective prevention and intervention? This book sets out key strategies, and case studies demonstrate principles in practice. Essential reading for mental health and public health professionals and students.
Dale Pinnock has established himself as the pre-eminent voice in eating for good health using affordable and accessible ingredients. A healthy heart doesn't mean a boring diet - this book is packed with delicious, exciting and colourful food that will help keep your heart healthy.
Tackle digestion complaints and eat your way to better health with TV's Medicinal Chef and nutrition expert Dale Pinnock. Around 40% of people have at least one digestive symptom at any one time and this book explains how changing your diet can help you to alleviate symptoms.
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.
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.
Focusing on Rujing, the meditation state fundamental to Qigong meditation, this ground-breaking book looks at the practice from the perspective of psychology and cognitive science. It describes what happens in mind and body during meditation, and how to reach the state of Rujing.