Health Food & Healthy Eating Resources

There has been a trend in recent years towards health foods and healthier diets as people discover the benefits of a healthier lifestyle that can be achieved and enjoyed by eating health food. The increase in obesity among the population and concerns regarding the ethics and safety of producing and consuming GMO food has lead to an increase in the number of people considering a change in eating habits and diets by eating health food and organic foodstuffs.

Diet plans are no longer simply about weightloss and are increasingly becoming lifestyle choices. There are many popular diets and eating plans each with their own merits and appeal to different sectors of society for different reasons depending on the lifestyle of the individual and what they wish to achieve and their lifestyle. There are also diets based on physiological intolerance to certain food types such as celiac disease which requires a gluton free diet and other allergen free diets. When first considering a change in diet and eating habits the wide variety of diets such as The Palio Diet, The Dash Diet, The Dukan Diet, The Atkins Diet, Vegetarian Diet, Vegan Diet, Low Carb Diets, Whole Food Diets, etc can be a bit daunting. For this reason this website is intended to provide a central respository of resources related to health food and healthy eating.    

The Everything Dash Diet Cookbook (eBook)

Take care of your heart and your waistline! Studies show that the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, rich in fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy products, can help lower blood pressure in just fourteen days! It is also one of the smartest and healthiest ways to lose weight and curb diabetes risk-all without the use of medications....more

The Best-Ever Wheat and Gluten-Free Baking Book

There was a time when being diagnosed with celiac disease or learning you had a sensitivity to wheat or gluten meant a lifetime of dry, tasteless baked goods that crumbled in your hands and often weren't worth the effort you put in to make them. Not any more Today, easy-to-use alternative flours, grains, and flavorings are on supermarket shelves everywhere, which means you don't have to learn any new baking techniques or search the Internet for untried ingredients with names you can't pronounce....more

Dr. Atkins New Diet Cookbook

Featuring 250 recipes, nutrition goals, meal plans, and tips for eating out, this popular cookbook makes staying on the Atkins diet easy and delicious with a variety of mouthwatering meals....more

Allergy Proof Recipes for Kids (eBook)

Each of the 150 recipes included in this family-friendly cookbook are free of gluten and the eight most common allergens thus taking the guesswork out of determining which recipes are safe and which are a risk. Culinary expert, Leslie Hammond teaches readers how to use naturally allergy-free ingredients and substitutes to add richness, texture, pizzazz and nutritional content to meals without losing the 'yummy' factor....more

Chakra Foods for Optimum Health

Offers information on how to heal emotional and physical woes held in the various chakras through making the right food choices. This work looks at both the nutritional and spiritual aspects of the foods we eat and how they can heal us....more

1,000 Vegan Recipes

Whether you're a new to vegan cooking, a long-time vegan, or someone who is just trying to eat meatless meals a few times a week, this is the book for you. You will have a lifetime of recipes and inspiration. These delicious recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between, are cholesterol-free, low in saturated fat, and high in fiber and complex carbohydrates....more

I Quit Sugar for Life

'Quitting sugar is not a diet. Quitting sugar is a way of living without processed food and eating like our great-grandparents used to.' With her internationally bestselling book, I Quit Sugar, Sarah Wilson helped tens of thousands of people around the world to kick the habit. In I Quit Sugar for Life, Sarah shows you how to be sugar-free for ever....more

Vegetarian Cooking for Dummies

If you thought you had to be a nutritionist to figure out a vegetarian diet, it's actually a lot simpler than you think. Eating vegetarian, in addition to being healthy and delicious, is just plain fun. Discovering new and exotic vegetables like celeriac or kohlrabi will widen your palate as well as your sense of adventure in the kitchen. Plus, vegetarian cuisine is chockfull of dishes that are robust and flavorful, and a match for any standard meat dish. And, most important of all, eating a plateful of vegetarian lasagne or pasta primavera, or any other scrumptious dish prepared vegetarian style will let you indulge without guilt!...more

500 Low-Carb Recipes

These 500 low-carb recipes cover everything from soup to nuts, with choices like Heroin Wings (they're so good they're addictive); Mockahlua Cheesecake; and Meatza (pizza without the crust)--plus dozens of ways to spice up staple dishes such as burgers, omelets, steaks and chicken....more

Health Food Junkies

The first book to identify the eating disorder orthorexia nervosa-an obsession with eating healthfully-and offer expert advice on how to treat it....more

Pure, White and Deadly. by John Yudkin

Explores the ins and out of sugar, from the different types - is brown sugar really better than white - to how it is hidden inside our everyday foods, and how it is damaging our health. This book is suitable for those interested in their health, the health of their children and the health of modern society. ...more

Healthy Low GI Low Carb Diet

Offers a low-carb, low GI plan that caters for various types of dietary requirements. This plan is vegetarian-friendly and nutritionally-balanced, allowing for sinful foods including pasta, pulses, fruit and puddings. This work sets out to counter the criticisms of those who argue that low-carb lifestyles can be detrimental to health....more

The Saucy Vegetarian

With this guide, learn the secrets of making either hot or cold no-cook sauces, from curried to Italian style, sweet or spicy, smooth or chunky, that will make any meal out of the ordinary, more nutritious and mouthwatering....more

Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

Now completely updated in trade paperback, this top-selling diet and health book includes seven new chapters and revisions throughout. It provides tips on how to jumpstart the program and delicious new recipes....more

Mustard Seed Market & Cafe Natural Foods Cookbook

For more than 25 years, the Mustard Seed Market & Cafe in Ohio has providing its customers with delicious food based on a ethos of using only the finest fresh ingredients and sustainable forming practices.This superb volume presents readers with a delectable collection of more than 250 mouth-watering recipes, covering everything from breakfasts and brunches to soups and salad, and from delicious fish and meat dishes to delightful vegetarian and organic meals....more

Dr Atkins New Diet Cookbook

With a summary of Dr Atkins's bestselling diet philosophy, this cookbook contains more than 200 low-carbohydrate recipes made with fresh and tasy ingredients to keep dieters on track....more

The Paleo Diet for Athletes

Paleo-style diets are all the rage as fitness enthusiasts, including the booming nation of CrossFitters, have adopted high-protein, low-processed-food diets to fuel their exercise. It all began with the publication of the book The Paleo Diet by renowned scientist Loren Cordain, PhD, who presented a breakthrough plan for weight loss and disease prevention without dieting or exercising....more

Luscious Vegetarian

Sonia and Jade's enthusiasm for flavourful cooking bursts from every page of Luscious Vegetarian! This book contains fun and easy-to-make vegetarian recipes, carefully chosen to satisfy the requirements of young professionals, bustling families and health-conscious hedonists alike....more

Low Carb Diet (eBook)

Low Carb Diet Low Carb Meals and Low Carb Snacks that Satisfy the Whole Family Now, a complete, sensible way to introduce the entire family to healthier eating with a low carb diet plan. Included are a list of low carb foods, an explanation of the benefits gained by using a low carb diet, and delicious recipes to make and include in any low carb diet menu. There are 50 delicious low carb recipes that have under 500 calories per serving....more
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