If you’re interested in how things work, this guide will help you experiment with one crucial system you usually ignore—your body and its health. Long hours focusing on code or circuits tends to stifle notions of nutrition, but with this educational and highly useful book you can approach fitness through science, whether it’s investigating your ancestral health or using the latest self-tracking apps and gear. Tune into components of your health through discussions on food, exercise, sleep, hormesis, and other issues—as well as interviews with various scientists and athletes—and discover healthy ways to tinker with your lifestyle. Learn to live in the modern digital world and still be physically vibrant Examine apps and widgets for self-tracking various fitness issues Zero in on carbs, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals Find and choose food, and learn when to eat and when to fast Reboot your system through movement in the outside world Select from more than a dozen techniques for your gym workout Fuel fitness by focusing on the science of nutrition and supplements Apply lifestyle hacks, such as high-intensity exercise and good stress
Power Vegan is a guide to finding the foods that will truly power our daily lives and explains the reasoning behind how eating a more plant-based diet will achieve this aim. Whether readers want to eat better, get fit, or train like an athlete, Power Vegan contains the personalized, balanced approach to a healthier lifestyle. The idea behind power eating is not a fad diet. It's about incorporating foods into your life that you like, make you feel good, are easy to prepare, and are not too expensive. The book is filled not only with tips, but easy 30-minutes-or-less recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts, and snacks. Whether the goal is gaining energy, building muscle, or simply feeling and functioning better, Power Vegan will provide the tools to get healthy and avoid all-too-common pitfalls. Power eating is not about being tied to the gym or the kitchen, but rather about fitting in the health concepts everyone needs while ditching the rest of the diet and exercise "noise" that people are bombarded with every day.
Lessons focus on food groups, calories, carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, and the need for water. Activities encourage students to examine their daily diets for balanced nutrition. General background information, suggested activities, questions for discussion, and answers are included. Encourage students to keep completed pages in a folder or notebook for further reference and review.
Today we’re bombarded with so much health advice we don’t know where to turn or what to do first. This one-stop guide, designed for today’s high-pressure way of life, cuts through all the chatter, offering tested advice, setting realistic priorities, and providing easy-to-follow tips on every aspect of a healthy lifestyle. Weight loss: Here are diet guidelines that get lasting results, complete with quick, delicious recipes. Exercise: Check out the effective, yet easy-to-perform routines for slimming, aerobics, and body toning. Relaxation: Explore meditation techniques proven to relieve stress and lower blood pressure. Written in a lively, accessible style, but grounded in hard science, 501 Easy Health Tips is the ultimate guide to creating a better body, inside and out.
Despite the abundance of advice on food and diet, more Americans are obese than ever before, diabetes rates are skyrocketing, and more foods are recalled due to contamination. It is high-time for non-biased answers to the question of what is healthy and safe to eat. "Nutrition" provides those answers. The book explains basic guidelines for healthy eating, along with the government's role in nutrition. It examines the issues of food safety and technology and the debates about genetically modified foods, organic foods, and vegetarian dining. Food bans, such as those on transfats are discussed, as are vitamins and supplements. After tracing the history of the study of nutrition and identifying principal researchers, the book examines seven major controversies in nutrition today. This basic guide to healthy eating will give both students and adults the tools they need to choose a diet that is healthy and safe.
The ultimate sourcebook from America's leading alternative health expert. Yes, you can feel better, look better, and extend the best years of your life through proper nutrition and exercise. And there is no better guide to optimum health than this classic reference and sourcebook. Compiled by Gary Null, Ph.D., America's leading health and fitness expert, a TV regular and host of his own nationally syndicated radio program, this invaluable resource offers a comprehensive overview of protein, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins and minerals with the facts about their role in maintaining and restoring health. Learn what's in the food you eat and what it can do for--and to--you. Discover the pros an...
With today’s busy lifestyles, eating healthy can be a challenge. But we all know that a sensible diet goes a long way to ensuring great health, high energy levels, and overall wellbeing. Your Guide to Health: Nutrition provides you with the information you need to improve your dietary intake and ensure that you follow dietary guidelines. Your Guide to Health: Nutrition is clear, concise, and easy to use—eating right has never been easier!
Phytochemicals--substances that may reduce the risk and even the progression of cancer, heart disease, and other debilitating conditions--occur naturally in fruits, vegetables, grains and nuts. This invaluable guide shows how to make phytochemicals part of a healthful eating plan.