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.    

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

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

Against All Grain: Delectable Paleo Recipes to Eat Well & Feel Great

A self-trained chef, Danielle Walker is the new face of grain-free cooking, tempting foodies of all stripes with her accessible recipes for vibrant Paleo food. Paying homage to the dishes she loved in her pre-Paleo life, she has ingeniously recreated all her favourites without grains or dairy in her first cookbook....more

Seriously Good! - Gluten Free Cooking For Kids

The symptoms of coeliac disease in children typically appear three to five months after first consuming gluten-containing foods. It is therefore important to introduce a gluten-free diet to your child as soon as they're diagnosed. The author has developed 70 dishes suitable for children of all ages - from babies to toddlers to school-age kids....more

The Complete Vegan Cookbook

The definitive guide to vegan cooking showcases foods rich in specific nutrients; offers menu plans for entertaining and everyday; explains how to stock the vegan pantry; provides resources for further study, and, of course, features over 200 vegan recipes for delicious dishes--from Mushroom Ravioli and Pizza Baked with Rosemary and Garlic to Cherry Cobbler....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

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

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

Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health: Probiotics and Prebiotics

Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion: Probiotics and Prebiotics brings together experts working on the different aspects of supplementation, foods, and bacterial preparations, in health promotion and disease prevention, to provide current scientific information, as well as providing a framework upon which to build clinical disease treatment studies....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

The Total Food Allergy Health and Diet Guide

Every year, millions of people have an allergic reaction to food - while thankfully most cause mild symptoms, some food allergies can trigger very serious, even life-threatening situations. Some people are lucky and outgrow their allergies but for many, these allergies become a lifelong challenge. While there is no cure for food allergies, the allergic reactions can be managed through strict avoidance of certain foods and early detection and/or diagnosis....more

Dash Diet Weight Loss Solution

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER--BASED ON THE DIET RANKED '#1 BEST DIET OVERALL' BY US NEWS & WORLD REPORT--FOR 3 YEARS IN A ROW! ...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

Your Personal Paleo Diet

The idea behind the Paleo, or 'caveman', diet is simple - eat the food we humans were genetically and biologically meant to eat, as our hunter-gatherer ancestors once did, and we can all experience near-effortless weight loss, increased vitality and greatly improved health. But does it really make sense to restrict yourself to the limited range of foods available to our ancestors?...more

The Paleo Diet

Eat for better health and weight loss the Paleo way with this revised edition of the bestselling guide-over 100,000 copies sold to date! Healthy, delicious, and simple, the Paleo Diet is the diet we were designed to eat....more

Food Structures, Digestion and Health

This selection of key presentations from the Food Structures, Digestion and Health conference is devoted to the unique and challenging interface between food science and nutrition, and brings together scientists across several disciplines to address cutting-edge research issues. Topics include modeling of the gastrointestinal tract, effect of structures on digestion, and design for healthy foods....more

Fresh And Healthy Dash Diet Cooking

DELECTABLE DASH DISHES FOR EVERY MEAL With its emphasis on fresh ingredients, low sodium, and portion control, DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) is the best diet for a fit lifestyle. But cutting back on calories and salt doesn't have to mean sacrificing flavour....more

Health, Food, and Nutrition in Third World Development

The development of effective health, food, and nutrition policies are essential to the rapid economic and social development of Third World countries....more

Healthy Eating

A healthy diet is about eating foods that promote rather than endanger health. This book will explain the elements of a healthy balanced diet....more

Probiotic Foods for Good Health

Probiotics are fermented foods cultured by beneficial microorganisms. These foods have values byond their original states as fermentation increases some nutrients, gives foods a tasty zing, and keeps food without preservatives. The beneficial bacteria in fermented foods helps keep the digestive tract healthy and protects against food borne illnesses....more
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