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.    

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

Dash Diet Action Plan

Finally, the #1 ranked DASH diet is popularized and user-friendly. Unlike any diet before it, DASH, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, came out of groundbreaking NIH-funded research. ...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

DASH Diet Health Plan (eBook)

While fad diets come and go, the DASH diet is here to stay. Based on research by the National Institutes of Health, and endorsed by top-tier medical institutions like the Mayo Clinic and the American Heart Association, the DASH diet is a scientifically proven method to lose weight and become healthier....more

The Men's Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition

People are hungrier than ever for clear-cut answers to their most perplexing food questions, but a private nutritionist or a membership in a diet club are expensive luxuries. What readers really need is an authoritative, encyclopedic source at their fingertips....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

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

Dr. Atkins' Quick & Easy New Diet Cookbook

In this revised companion book to 'Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution,' readers will find newly updated recipes that will let them eat the most up-to-date Atkins way. Includes 50 entirely new recipes and updated favorites. Two-color illustrations....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

Allergy Free Recipes (eBook)

This is a cookbook and specifically an allergy free cookbook. I found out my daughter had allergies at 7 months old after a severe reaction to cows milk protein. From that moment i had to learn how to cook all over again. She has multiple allergies and this cookbook is free from milk, eggs, nuts and fish. I also have included a few tips and ideas for familes that are just finding out about allergies for the first time....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

500 Paleo Recipes

At last, here is a comprehensive cookbook to the hottest eating plan around! The Paleo diet-known in some circles as the Caveman Diet -is an eating plan based on evolutionary biology and backed up by medical research....more

The Classic 1000 Vegetarian Recipes

The ultimate cookery reference book for vegetarians, this comprehensive book is crammed with stylish recipes that will suit any mood, circumstance or occasion. And not just for vegetarians! There's a wonderful range of original vegetable ideas here that will open new vistas to anybody who wants exciting, appetising vegetable eating....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

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

The 50 Best Low-Carb Recipes (eBook)

They're fast. They're flavourful. And they're right at your fingertips. The 50 Best Low-Carb Recipes is an appetizing selection of delicious dishes that are as tasty as they are healthy. From Smothered Pork Chops to Tequila Chicken, there's plenty included so you can whip up satisfying snacks and meals. Enjoy!...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

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

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
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