Have you tried time and again to lose weight, improve performance and feel better, and failed? Low-fat, high-carbohydrate dietary guidelines have simply not worked. Diabetes and obesity are skyrocketing. We are sick and tired of being sick and tired and with all the conflicting diet advice we are more confused than ever. In The Carbohydrate Appropriate Diet, Cliff Harvey presents a simple and effective, evidence-based guide to eating for health and performance-without having to count calories. "If you come from a more traditional scientific background, and you want to step into a different stream of evidence that might surprise you in some cases, this is the book for you. If you come from a naturalist or holistic background and are ready to find out what the evidence does and doesn't support, this is also the book for you. I definitely recommend giving it a read." -Eric Helms MSc, MPhil "The coined phrase "carb-appropriate" is a perfect one, in that it aptly reflects the much-needed personalised approach with this style of eating. Even if you are well-versed in this area, you will still learn something, as I did. Cliff, congratulations in making this book not only informative but also enjoyable to read." -Caryn Zinn PhD Registered Clinical Nutritionist, Naturopath, Author, Speaker and Researcher, Cliff Harvey is a thought-leader in the field of lower-carbohydrate practice. He has been applying and prescribing low-carbohydrate diets since the 1990s and researches metabolic adaptations to diet at AUT University.
Low-carbohydrate and very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diets have become increasingly popular for a range of health and performance outcomes. But how do you know that keto is right for you? And what type of keto is best for you? In The Keto-Appropriate Diet, Cliff Harvey, a pioneer in the practice and application of ketogenic, low-carb, and 'Carb Appropriate' diets, presents a simple and effective, evidence-based guide to hacking ketosis to optimise health, performance, and fat-loss. From ketogenic diets, to ketogenic supplements, exogenous ketones, and simple, effective 'keto hacks' this is the definitive guide to optimising your keto experience. Registered Clinical Nutritionist, Naturopath, Author, Speaker and Researcher, Cliff Harvey is a thought-leader in the field of lower-carbohydrate practice. He has been applying and prescribing low-carbohydrate diets since the 1990s and is a researcher in ketogenesis and ketogenic diets at AUT University.
Explains the science behind low-carbohydrate dieting and offers information on how to pick a low-carb plan and customize it for individual metabolisms and lifestyles.
Lose weight in a healthy manner with a new approach to low-carbohydrate eating. Unlike other no-carb or low-carb diets, this program reduces your intake of carbohydrates but allows you to eat fresh fruit and vegetables, plenty of protein, and a little fat so you lose weight safely. The book features easy-to-follow rules for what you should eat and healthy eating plans, plus over 50 tasty low-carb recipes and guidelines for adapting the plans for a vegetarian diet. There are three steps to the program: fast-track plan to get your weight loss off to a flying start, keep-on-track plan to have steady weight loss and reach your goal weight, and no-backtracking plan to keep weight off for the rest of your life.
Featuring 80 brand-new recipes and twelve weeks of meal plans, this easy-to-follow, comprehensive lifestyle solution can help you not only to reach your weight-loss goals, but also to maximise the diet's benefits for improved metabolic health and blood glucose control, and effective type 2 diabetes prevention and management. Based on research from around the world, as well as original CSIRO research, the low-carb diet and exercise plan has proved successful in managing preventable and lifestyle-related metabolic diseases, including obesity and type 2 diabetes. The diet lowers the proportion of carbohydrate relative to protein and unsaturated 'healthy' fat, and encourages participants to follow a regular exercise routine. Today, around 1.7 million Australians have diabetes and 280 Australians develop diabetes every day. This book provides an accessible, simple solution for helping Australians prevent onset and combat the symptoms. This is a specially formatted fixed-layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.
Stay Younger Longer with the Real Life Answer to Low-Carb Diets Build muscle and lose fat with the real-life answer to no-carb/low-carb diets. Low-carb diets like Atkins and South Beach are notoriously difficult to maintain over time and have been deserted by millions of people. Health-conscious people all over America are ready for something better. Discover the secret that athletes and trainers have been using for years with a healthy carb cycling diet. By allowing you to eat full, nutritionally balanced meals on any day, The Carb Cycling Diet breaks away from the "deprivation model" of most diets on the market today. Alternating between limited-carb and normal-carb days, you have your cake and eat it, too, without having to rely on supplements or sugar substitutes. The Carb Cycling Diet includes easy recipes and meal plans for normal- and low-carb days. Monitoring what you eat is simple with the Carbohydrate Content and Glycemic Index tables included. Plus, The Carb Cycling Diet provides tips on exercise, sports supplements, and how to keep motivation high. As former Nutritional Consultant for the Russian National Athletic Team, physician and exercise physiologist Roman Malkov, M.D., understands the secret that the world's top athletes have used for years. Carb cycling works for them and it can work for you! Easily adaptable to anyone's lifestyle, The Carb Cycling Diet is a groundbreaking, sustainable, scientifically based diet to build muscle, lose fat, and stay healthy for life.
BOOK 3 OF THE #1 BESTSELLING LOW-CARB DIET The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet has proved phenomenally successful in helping Australians lose weight and transform their health through a low-carb eating plan in combination with regular exercise. Due to popular demand, this new book contains over 100 brand new, low-carb-friendly recipes that can be cooked in 20 minutes or less, making it easier than ever to incorporate this way of eating into a busy lifestyle. It includes: * an update on the science * answers to all your FAQs * two weekly meal plans with shopping lists * plenty of ideas for meal builders, drinks and snacks This is a fully researched approach to better eating and improved health from Australia's peak science organisation. This is a specially formatted fixed-layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.
Despite negative speculation in the media regarding the future of the low-carb diet, this revolutionary dietary phenomenon continues to attract an enormous following. The lure of the rapid weight loss causes converts to radically adjust their dietary habits in order to meet the demands of the lifestyle. Yet for many, this is simply not an option. Particularly ardent critics of the diet include vegetarians who are offered no alternatives to the high meat content; and what of those of us with a sweet tooth or those who need natural fibre in their diet? In this groundbreaking new work, Dr Charles Clark has devised a low-carb, low GI plan that caters for all types of dietary requirement. It's vegetarian-friendly and nutritionally-balanced, allowing for previously sinful foods including pasta, pulses, fruit and puddings. What's more, he has set out to counter the criticisms of those who argue that low-carb lifestyles can be detrimental to health. A series of medical case studies proves how adopting a low-carbohydrate diet can in fact be of benefit in certain key areas of health. So, if you feared you could never be part of the low-carb crowd, look no further-this is the diet for becoming slim and healthy the low-carb, low GI way, without cutting out the foods you love! 'We've all heard of Jen and Madonna using high protein diets to lose weight. It's a tricky one to follow safely, but with Prof Charles Clark's sensible approach-us mere mortals can do it too.' New Woman
Carbohydrates are present in food comprising of digestible sugars and starches and indigestible cellulose and other dietary fibres. The former are the major source of energy. The sugars are in beet and cane sugar, fruits, honey, sweet corn, corn syrup, milk and milk products, etc.; the starches are in cereal grains, legumes, tubers, etc. In patients with hepatic forms of porphyria, a person should consume at least 350 mg of carbohydrate per day, or the carbohydrates should make up 60-65 per cent of the daily consumption. This book examines and presents new research of the complexity, effects and nutritional aspects of dietary carbohydrates.
The ketogenic diet is a very low-carb, high-fat diet that shares many similarities with the Atkins and low-carb diets.It involves drastically reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing it with fat. This reduction in carbs puts your body into a metabolic state called ketosis.When this happens, your body becomes incredibly efficient at burning fat for energy. It also turns fat into ketones in the liver, which can supply energy for the brain.Ketogenic diets can cause massive reductions in blood sugar and insulin levels. This, along with the increased ketones, has numerous health benefits.
Unlock Nature's Way of Getting and Staying Lean for Life When you hear the words "carb-cycling" you may think: That's for the serious athletes and bodybuilders, there's no way I could ever do that - it's just too complicated. Guess again. In The Sweet Potato Diet, popular fitness guru Michael Morelli removes all of the guesswork and takes away the fear from traditional carb-cycling by simplifying it down into a step-by-step eating schedule where you'll never have to weigh your food, and there's absolutely no calorie counting ever. Carb-cycling the Sweet Potato Diet way is a super simple program that will begin to work instantly. Not only will it have an incredible impact on your fat loss, but you will notice increases in energy, better health markers across the board, and a body you can be confident in again no matter how old or young you are. Don't worry, you don't need to be a gourmet chef to do well on this diet, which includes 45 step-by-step, easy-to-follow recipes that will leave your taste buds happy and your stomach satisfied. The Sweet Potato Diet arranges recipes in convenient sections by course, even some sweet treats and decadent desserts which you can enjoy guilt-free on your new diet. It really works by supercharging your metabolism, promoting lean muscle gains, and optimizing fat burning by working with your body. In this book you will see... Methods for carb-cycling, essential nutrition, and an accessible two-phase approach for optimal results Strategies to track your results and adopt the lifestyle of permanent fat loss Meal plans, approved foods, and a grocery guide Easy exercises to structure workouts around your super carb-cycle
Eat More. Weigh Less. Live Longer. Celebrated nutritionist Tanya Zuckerbrot knows that when it comes to losing weight, addition is better than subtraction. Her secret? Add the Miracle Carb to your diet so you don't need to subtract delicious, satisfying foods. The Miracle Carb is dietary fiber, and chances are you don't get the recommended daily requirement, even if you're eating a healthy diet. Tanya introduced the world to fiber with the F-Factor Diet, and thousands of people have lost countless pounds, improved chronic conditions like diabetes, and gained more energy and vigor for living. And they did it all without sacrificing their lifestyles or the foods and drinks they love. With The Miracle Carb Diet, Tanya is making it easy for you to jump right into living life the F-Factor way. This not just an eating plan; it is a simple and effective action plan for achieving your best self without disrupting your best life. Tanya's here to help you lose weight fast, and then keep it off! You'll discover: - The four easy stages of the Miracle Carb Diet-you could lose up to 12 pounds in the first month! - Suggested fiber-rich foods and menu plans ideal for each stage, plus recommendations for eating out and enjoying cocktails from day one. - More than 100 original recipes and shopping lists and templates for journaling for better results. - Tanya's inspiring anecdotes, case studies, and tool kits for defense against specific food cravings and obstacles, plus super sidebars, tips, tricks, and more to help motivate and inform. The Miracle Carb Diet is a life-changing plan that's enjoyable, flexible, and doable, based on Zuckerbrot's extensive clinical experience as well as her in-depth knowledge of cutting-edge food and nutrition science. So go ahead and raise a glass to the Miracle Carb Diet (yes, you can enjoy that wine guilt-free) and celebrate the miracle of fiber that lets you eat more, weigh less, and even add years to your life.
Among the various food regimes that can be adopted, the protein diet is the one that gives the most stable results. Compared to some faster diets, which however need a maintenance regimen, the protein diet is also effective for weight loss in the long run, because it is less drastic. Proteins are the building blocks that make up living organisms. However, their peculiar function, called plastic, is not the only one. In fact, proteins are also responsible for the synthesis of hormones, enzymes, and tissues (especially muscle).
Based on more than 40 years of clinical research, this illuminating book unravels the mysteries of nutrition and shows how a low-carbohydrate/high protein diet can help prevent cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity, as well as increase strength, endurance, and muscle mass.
Presents a weight-loss program designed to maximize health while keeping the weight off for good, discussing the use of "good" carbohydrates that promote weight loss and appetite control and the dangers of no-carb diet plans.
The authors believe that a tendency to gain weight easily can be caused, not by lack of willpower, but rather by a physical addiction to carbohydraes. This revolutionary diet eliminates the cravings and helps you overcome the yo-yo syndrome - when weight you have lost is quickly gained back - permanently and without feeling hungry. The Carbohydrate Addict's Diet Book is based on the Hellers' years of research, thousands of case studies and their own personal victories over food echanges and calorie counting. A daily reward meal, along with wholesome, balanced Complementary Meals, fit easily into busy schedules, restaurant meals, holiday and celebrations. Filled with sound advice and effective strategies - including wonderful recipes and menu plans - this groundbreaking book helps eliminate carbohydrate cravings and puts you in control of your eating and your weight - for life.
From the authors of the phenomenal bestseller Protein Power comes a quick, easy-to-follow low-carb diet plan designed to get you on the fastest possible track to losing weight, feeling fantastic, and improving your health. If you've heard all the recent publicity about how low-carb eating can turn your health around--by keeping your insulin levels down and getting your excess weight off--but don't want to wade through hundreds of pages of explanation or complicated formulas before you get started, The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution is for you. Unlike any other low-carb diet book in the market, this book gives you low-carb 101: the basics of low-carb eating without all the fuss. In this much-needed book, two of the most trusted names in low-carb dieting who have helped millions of readers lose weight provide the simplest possible diet designed for the best possible results. Drs. Michael and Mary Dan Eades give you the step-by-step basics-what to eat, what to avoid--and even provide specific low-carb meal plans to guide you at breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks for a full month. For those who would rather design their own meals, they include expert advice for easily creating a customized plan based on your current weight, health status, and goals. They show you the exact portions of carbohydrate-rich foods you can enjoy now to reach those goals and how to increase those amounts to maintain your health and weight for the long haul. Simply by knowing your height, weight, and gender, you can quickly determine how much protein to eat for optimal health-no complicated measurements, charts, or formulas to follow. The Drs. Eades include everything you need to get started now: self-assessment quizzes to help you effortlessly tailor your program to fit your needs, fill-in worksheets for planning meals and tracking your progress, and other important nutritional information for easy reference. By following the simple but highly effective and powerful diet in The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution, complete with 30 days of meal plans and more than 100 delicious and easy recipes, you'll be on your way to a thinner and healthier you in just a month!
Completely up-to-date, this newly revised Fourth Edition provides the most comprehensive nutrition and diet therapy dictionary available for health care professionals. This wide-ranging, authoritative volume covers all aspects of nutrition, including assessment, drug nutrient interactions, laboratory interpretations, enteral and parenteral nutrition support, community and public health nutrition programs, and nutrition throughout the life cycle. It contains expanded coverage of important, current topics, such as chemical dependency, AIDS, nutrition in preventive health care, nutrition labelling, and organ transplantation. Special features of the dictionary include entries on 130 different diets; nutrition therapy for more than 350 disorders, including inborn errors of metabolism; 145 drugs and their effects on nutrition; and more than 150 nutritional products with their main uses and composition. Topics that are crucial to public health for the remainder of the 1990's into the next millennium are covered. Preventative diets for obesity and major degenerative diseases, such as coronary heart disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and cancer are also included.
Epilepsy is a common chronic neurological disorder characterisedby recurrent unprovoked seizures, and affects 50 million peopleworldwide. Approximately 30% of these do not have seizure controleven with the best available medications, hence renewed andincreasing interest in the use of dietary treatments to treatepilepsy. These treatments include the traditional ketogenic dietsbut also the newer modified Atkins diet and low glycaemic indextreatment. The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein,low-carbohydrate diet that in medicine is used primarily to treatrefractory epilepsy in children, and requires the dedicated supportof a multi-disciplinary team including doctors anddietitians. Dietary Treatment of Epilepsy: PracticalImplementation of Ketogenic Therapy provides comprehensive andpractical training on all aspects of implementing and managingdietary treatments for epilepsy, with key chapters on assessment,calculations, implementation, monitoring and complications. Edited by a highly respected expert in the field supportedby a strong team of contributors, this is a must-have resource forpaediatric dietitians and other members of the therapy team.