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.    

Low-carb Living for Families (eBook)

The phrase 'low carb' has become the new buzz word, but what exactly does it mean, will it suit your and your family's lifestyle, and will it be easy to adapt your eating habits to this way of eating? In Low-carb Living for Families, Monique le Roux Forslund answers all these questions and explains why reducing the carbohydrates and simultaneously increasing the consumption of natural, healthy fats is good for you and your family....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

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

Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health: Fruits & Vegetables

While everyone knows fruits and vegetables are beneficial to good health, it's increasingly seen as important to know which ones can be effective in treating specific illnesses. For example, which are good for cardiac care? Which can help combat and treat asthma? What are the safety concerns to be aware of when using herbs in combination with traditional medicines?...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 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

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

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

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

Food Combining For Health

A fresh new feel for this international best-selling guide to how the Hay diet (food combining) can improve health and vitality. With over one million copies sold worldwide, this is the ultimate guide to the health benefits of food combining from two of the most respected authors in the field, freshened up to attract a new, contemporary audience....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

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 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

Allergy Free: Recipes and Practical Advice for Your Health

With more and more people suffering from various food intolerances and medical conditions, specialist diets have increasingly become part of everyday life for many families. This book attempts to bring guidance, safe recipes and, peace of mind to the cooks....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

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

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

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

The Whole Soy Story

A groundbreaking expose that tells the truth about soy that scientists know but that the soy industry has tried to suppress. Soy is not a health food, does not prevent disease and has not even been proven safe....more
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