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Three generations of Parisian women - grandmother, mother and daughter - have each worked as beauty editors and share their years of experience to equip you with advice on how to feel beautiful and elegant at any age. Here you will discover the secrets that only decades at iconic brands such as French Vogue, Clarins and Dior can provide.
In this unique and beautiful book, Clémence enables women of all ages to feel energized, confident and happy. With essential advice on how to make simple changes to your daily beauty habits, from the correct way to wash your hair to the essential items that no make-up bag should be without and how to give your skin a healthy glow in just a few simple steps.
Bursting with quotes, anecdotes and expert interviews, Ageless Beauty is sure to become every woman's definitive beauty guide.
An encouraging, practical, affordable and sustainable plan that will help you achieve lasting changes in your well-being
Would you like to be trimmer, fitter and healthier, but do not know where to start? After all, there is so much conflicting advice.
Or do you go on diets and fitness drives all the time, but can't stick with anything?
Karl Henry has been working with people like you for nearly twenty years. He has seen it all, heard it all and knows the secret of making lasting change.
The secret is that there is no secret! Getting trimmer, fitter and healthier is not about the latest 'revolutionary' new diet or fitness regime. It's about simplicity and balance and developing habits and routines that are realistic, affordable and sustainable for you.
Karl's Healthy Living Handbook leads you through each aspect of health - food, movement, lifestyle - and is full of practical advice, including delicious fool-proof recipes and easy exercise routines that you can do at home. It will help you make changes that will add up to permanently improved well-being.
No matter what your starting point, everything in Karl's handbook is a fit for your life. It is a friendly, easy-to-follow guide that will bring you on a journey, page by page, at the right pace for you. As he says: 'You will be amazed at just how easy it is to make straightforward changes and what a difference they can make. Not only that, the benefits of feeling healthier and more active will help you stay on course and motivate you to keep going. My ambition is to help you realize that losing weight and getting fitter can be simple - so simple that you can't not start, no matter how small that start is!'
The internationally renowned, clinically tested, revolutionary diet program to lose weight, fight disease, and live a longer, healthier life.
Can what you eat determine how long, and how well, you live? The clinically proven answer is yes, and The Longevity Diet is easier to follow than you'd think. The culmination of 25 years of research on ageing, nutrition, and disease across the globe, this unique combination of an everyday diet and fasting-mimicking diet (FMD) to be done only 3-4 times per year lays out a simple solution to living to a healthy old age through nutrition.
FMD does away with the misery and starvation most of us experience while fasting and helps you reap all the beneficial health effects of a restrictive diet while avoiding the negative stressors, like low energy and sleeplessness.
Valter Longo, Director of the Longevity Institute at USC and the Program on Longevity and Cancer at IFOM in Milan, developed THE FMD after making a series of remarkable discoveries in mice and humans indicating that specific diets can activate stem cells and promote regeneration and rejuvenation in multiple organs to reduce the risk for diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer's and heart disease. Longo's simple pescatarian daily eating plan and the periodic, fasting-mimicking techniques can both yield impressive results. Low in proteins and sugars and rich in healthy fats and plant-based foods, The Longevity Diet is clinically proven to help you:
Lose weight and reduce abdominal fat
Make simple changes which can extend the healthy lifespan
Prevent age-related muscle and bone loss
Build your resistance to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's and cancer
Longo's healthy, life span-extending plan is based on an easy-to-adopt pescatarian plan along with the fasting-mimicking diet 4 times a year, and just 5 days at a time.
The Longevity Diet is the key to living a longer, healthier, and more fulfilled life.
Cheat your way to weight loss with this brilliant book.
With 100 easy recipes, including Diet Cheat versions of your favourite dishes - from Caesar Salad to Pizza - this is the perfect cookbook for both those who want to lose weight and keep the weight off. You will find you have more choice than you ever thought possible!
The key to losing weight effectively is a long-term eating plan that's simple to follow. This book supplies it. Full of healthy swaps, smart choices and easy tweaks, along with quick and easy recipes that enable you to eat delicious food and good-sized portions that leave you feeling fuller for longer.
From the handy colour-coded food lists at the beginning of the book, choose freely from tasty and healthy 'green' foods; 'Amber' foods are for eating in moderation - higher in fat and calories but still nutritious; and 'red' foods are to be regarded with caution - they are treats only. As well as the delicious recipes, these lists give you the knowledge and confidence to plan meals and eat the foods you love whilst keeping the weight off.
This is the ultimate diet book that lets you cut corners and treat yourself while losing weight!
Healthy gut, happy body.
Wondering what all the FODMAP fuss is about?
If you suffer from digestive issues like IBS and Crohn’s disease, chances are not many types of food will agree with you and you might feel like your recipe options are limited. Now, thanks to The Ultimate FODMAP Cookbook, you no longer have to miss out on delicious food.
FODMAPs are types of carbohydrates found in many foods that can cause digestive issues. The recipes in The Ultimate FODMAP Cookbook are based on extensive research carried out at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. All dishes follow the low FODMAP diet and eliminate the foods likely to leave you with an upset stomach, with long term gut health as the ultimate goal.
With 150 recipes from breakfast to dinner and everything in between, you are certain to find something that hits the spot. Whatever cuisine you enjoy – British, Mediterranean, Mexican, Thai, Japanese or Middle Eastern – you’ll find innovative, healthy and delicious recipes in The Ultimate FODMAP Cookbook that will leave you feeling light and bright.
A revolutionary, yet simple guide to better health from the star of BBC1's Doctor in the House.
In The Four Pillar Plan, Dr Rangan Chatterjee presents an easily accessible plan for taking control of your health and your life.
Everyday health revolves around Dr Chatterjee's four pillars: relaxation, food, sleep and movement. By making small, achievable changes in each of these key areas you can create and maintain good health - and avoid illness.
It's not about excelling at any one pillar - what matters is the balance across all the things you do, including:
· an electronic 'sabbath' once a week
· aiming for 12 hours every day without food
· exposure to sunlight first thing each morning
Based on cutting edge research and his own experiences as a doctor, this book contains fascinating case studies from real patients.
Practical and potentially life-changing, The Four Pillar Plan is an inspiring and easy-to-follow guide to better health and happiness.
Lisa Riley lets us in on the secrets behind her incredible 12-stone weight loss. FEEL and LOOK GREAT the simple way with Lisa. Pre order now . . .
'Christmas party season is approaching and I have a dress which I last wore 3 years ago . . . today I tried the same outfit and whizzed the zip up and down. It was comfortable and a little loose! I'm with her every step of my journey' - Elaine
After years wearing size-30 clothes and convincing herself she was 'fat but happy', Lisa Riley finally took control of her body and shed a remarkable 12 stone. Significantly healthier, infinitely happier and proud of her slim new figure, Lisa now reveals how she lost all that weight and - more importantly - kept it off.
Lisa knows that if she can do it, anyone can. The very first thing she had to tackle was her thinking, and in this book you'll discover the strategies that helped her get honest with herself, along with her advice for becoming more active and how to stay on track when cravings strike or you've had a bad day. Lisa also shares:
* A simple 8-day eating plan to kick things off
* Fast, easy, delicious low-carb recipes
* An 'honesty diary' section for keeping track of progress and motivating yourself
* All the pitfalls and stumbling blocks to watch out for
* Tips for staying healthy when on-the-go and eating out
* Everyday fitness ideas that anyone can do
With Lisa's help, you can put the fibs and excuses behind you, kick those bad habits and achieve the body and health you've always dreamed of.
What do reader's say about the Honesty Diet . . .
'I loved Lisa's 'tough love' . . . that none of the recipes took hours to prepare and cook. People have commented that my face looks thinner and my skin looks GOOD' - Clare
'I loved the food, the simplicity of the meals and the plan . . . It has changed my outlook on eating and losing weight, my portion size and my body size' - Vivien
'I would recommend this to anyone . . . Lisa's amazing transformation makes me believe it is possible. I feel positive about the road ahead, it has inspired me' - Kathy
'Lisa has hit the nail on the head. More exercise and less food. It's been a fab experience' - Jayne
'I learnt that I am a lot stronger and more determined than I thought I was and I DO have the willpower! I LOVE IT!' - Louise
Chloe Madeley's 4-Week Body Blitz is an exercise and nutrition plan that shows you how to transform your body shape in just 28 days.
Do you have a party dress to squeeze into next month? Is there a beach holiday on the horizon you want to get in shape for? If you have a short-term weight-loss goal, then this is the book for you!
Chloe Madeley is a qualified personal trainer who specialises in body shape transformation. In the 4-Week Body Blitz, she lays out the exercises you need to do and the food you should eat every single day for four weeks in order to get yourself in shape. Follow Chloe's instructions and you will see a significant difference in how your body looks. What’s more, you don't need a gym membership or expensive equipment to follow Chloe's plan.
This comprehensive, fully illustrated guide is full of delicious, easy recipes to fuel your exercise and aid your weight-loss.
Beautifully illustrated and filled with 100 whole food recipes and simple solutions for eating the foods we love in a healthier way, this brand-new Atkins guide focuses on eating right—not less—to achieve weight management goals and improve your overall health.
Discovering a healthy, sustainable way of eating that you can live with beats yo-yo dieting that only leaves you frustrated and discouraged. Atkins: Eat Right, Not Less offers choices and helps you find the level of carbohydrate consumption that you will be able to sustain in Atkins’s first four-color hardcover guidebook. By making small adjustments to the foods you already eat, you can ease into a healthier lifestyle while still making a huge impact on your health and weight.
Detailed information about the popular Atkins 40 approach (a favourite of Alyssa Milano and Kim Kardashian, and one of the Most Googled Diets of 2016), and the new flexible, personalized Atkins 100, Atkins: Eat Right, Not Less also provides step-by-step directions for those of us who need a more structured program with the original Atkins 20 approach, as well as meal plans for all three levels, grocery lists, and 100 simple and delicious recipes to kick-start your new lifestyle.
As a fitness icon and motivational mastermind, Shaun T has helped millions of people transform their bodies and their lives through his Hip Hop Abs, INSANITY, and CIZE workouts. But people who think of Shaun T as just a workout force are missing something. He has always focused on building inner strength first, then moving to the exterior. And that inner focus started in his own life. He became the man and motivator he is today after escaping from the abuse he suffered as a child, and fighting his way back from a 50-pound weight gain in his early 20s. He knows first hand that you can’t drop weight or enjoy better health until you overcome the mental obstacles that cause bad choices in the first place.
In T is for Transformation, Shaun T unveils the 7 transformational principles that guided his progress through life and that are at the core of his incredibly successful workouts. T is for Transformation is a motivational master class as Shaun shows you how to become more flexible and resourceful, give everything you've got, and, most importantly, trust and believe in your path to success. The only real obstacles in life are the mental ones, and T is for Transformation can train you to achieve astonishing results in your own life, just as Shaun T has in his.
Rethink your drinking and reset your habits in 28 days
Tired of hangovers and splitting headaches? Want to save the cash you spend on cocktails?
With over 2 million adults taking part in Dry January in 2016, not to mention Dryathlon, Stoptober, or plain old giving up the booze for Lent, more and more people are attempting a ‘dry spell’ every year. But how do you actually give up booze for more than a few days without falling off the wagon?
The health benefits are obvious and if it was easy to quit we might all be teetotallers. The truth is, there are a lot of people who have trouble admitting how hard cutting out alcohol is, and definitely need help to ease the transition. It’s not about willpower alone – it’s about changing habits and being ready for the multiple challenges that lie ahead.
Quit Alcohol (For a Month) gives you an effective, 360-degree approach to getting the most out of your dry spell, with all the emotional, psychological and practical support you need in a handy, digestible guidebook format.
The Little Book of Big Weightloss is for anyone who has tried and failed to lose weight long term - anyone who has grown tired of all the confusing, conflicting advice and complicated diet plans on offer. Based on a simple set of 31 food and lifestyle 'rules', this inspiring book is packed with invaluable tips and strategies and provides a fresh, 'can do' approach to dieting and sustainable health benefits.
Successful hair and makeup artist Bernadette Fisers had struggled with her weight for years. She'd tried and failed at many diets over the years but things came to a head when she was forced to face some harsh truths: her weight had ballooned to almost 130 kilos and she had a BMI reading of 42. Pre-diabetic and diagnosed as morbidly obese with a fatty liver and high blood pressure, Bern decided that now was the time to ditch the faddy diets and take matters into her own hands to turn her life around.
So she turned to those she knew well, the glamorous models she worked with, finding out about their healthy eating habits and their tips on staying trim. She also began researching medical reports and health and nutrition papers, until finally - by trial, error and a lot of experimentation - she created a healthy lifestyle plan that was quick to read, easy to follow and, most importantly, would work long term. Following her new 'rules', Bern went on to lose more than 30 kilos in just 30 weeks and she is now on a mission to help others to achieve their goals.
In April 2001 Century published Lighten Up, an eight-week plan developed by the company behind the most successful slimming programme in the UK: the average success rate for a diet programme is only 5%. However a stunning 67% of people who've followed the Lighten Up course not only achieved their target weight but - a year later - had kept the weight off.
Now, the team are back with the Four-Week Weight Loss Plan: the same principles, the same success rate, but in a four-week course designed to give you everything you need to get the body you want forever in just 28 days...
As heard on Sky News, BBC Radio 4 Today, BBC World News, BBC Asian Network, London Live News and as seen in The Telegraph . . .
'A must have for every household and a must read for every medical student and doctor' Professor Dame Sue Bailey, the Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
The easy 21-day plan for a happier, healthier and longer life
We are not being given the truth about our health . . .
We're told to avoid saturated fats, we're marketed health food that is laden with sugar and we're encouraged to pound out miles at the gym. However, our chances of getting obese are increasing - raising our risk of Type-2 diabetes, cancer, dementia and heart disease.
Yet in the tiny Italian village of Pioppi, life is as simple as it is long and healthy. There is no gym, no supermarket, the food is delicious and they enjoy a glass of wine every evening.
Now cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra - a world-leading obesity expert and Britain's number one anti-sugar campaigner - and acclaimed filmmaker Donal O'Neill combine the wisdom of this remarkably long lived population with decades of nutrition and medical research to cut through long-standing dietary myths and create this easy-to-follow lifestyle plan.
This isn't a diet or lifestyle which requires saying 'no' to the things you love, or exercising for hours upon end. In just three weeks, The Pioppi Diet will help you make simple, achievable and long-lasting changes to how you eat, sleep and move - changes that all of us, no matter how busy we are, can make.
'Revolutionary' Richard Thompson, former physician to HRH Queen Elizabeth
'This book has the power to make millions of people healthier and happier.' Andy Burnham, former Secretary of State for Health
Running is not just a sport. It reconnects us to our bodies and the places in which we live, breaking down our increasingly structured and demanding lives. It allows us to feel the world beneath our feet, lifts the spirit, allows our minds out to play and helps us to slip away from the demands of the modern world.
When Vybarr Cregan-Reid set out to discover why running meant so much to so many, he began a journey which would take him out to tread London’s cobbled streets, climbing to sites that have seen a millennium of hangings, and down the crumbling alleyways of Ruskin's Venice. Footnotes transports you to the cliff tops of Hardy's Dorset, the deserted shorelines of Seattle, the giant redwood forests of California, and to the world’s most advanced running laboratories and research centres, using debates in literature, philosophy and biology to explore that simple human desire to run.
Liberating and inspiring, this book reminds us why feeling the earth beneath our feet is a necessary and healing part of our lives.