10 Books for healthy JanUary week

Take a look at this book list, offering advice and tips on how to stay healthy.

Foods that harm Foods that heal, Reader’s digest

This bestselling title is the definitive A-Z guide to safe and healthy eating. Calling on the wisdom of more than 300 nutrition experts, the book shows how minor changes to your eating habits can lead to major changes in your quality of life. Look up an ailment and find out which foods help and which harm.

Healthy eating for kids, Anita Bean

This second edition of the bestselling Healthy Eating for Kids is packed with essential up to date advice on healthy eating, feeding fussy eaters, dealing with an overweight child, and plenty of tips for no-hassle meals, quick snacks and lunch boxes, including brand new colour photographs of the recipes. It matters what children eat. The food they eat affects their health now, and it sets them up for the future. Children who enjoy a healthy, varied diet are more likely to be full of energy, feel brighter and more alert, suffer fewer colds and illnesses, and concentrate better at school.

Too fat? Too thin? Melissa Sayer

A fantastic new series of dip-in, dip-out advice guides for older children and teenagers. Covering a wide variety of topics, the handbooks contain vital information and tips. Written in a friendly, accessible style, they provide readers with the tools they need to deal with important everyday issues. Inside this book: food groups; eating disorders; healthy eating; dieting; exercising; dealing with peer pressure and the influence of the media.

Eat well Stay well, Good housing institute

With over 400 recipes, expert advice, dietary information and a reference section on diet-related ailments, this guide to healthier eating combines the know-how of the Good Housekeeping Institute with medical expertise.

Breakfast is a dangerous meal, Terence Kealey

Breakfast is a Dangerous Meal asks: What is the reliable scientific and medical evidence for eating breakfast? Why do people suppose that eating breakfast reduces the total amount of food they consume over the day, when the opposite is true? Who should consider intermittent fasting by removing breakfast from their daily routine? From weight loss to reduced blood pressure, what are the potential benefits of missing breakfast?

15 minute fitness, Dorling Kindersley

Try It! 15 Minute Fitness packs calorie burning exercises into quick workouts to do at home, allowing you to boost your fitness levels without the expensive gym membership. With a high-intensity mix of stretching and calorie burning workouts, Try It!

Slimming World food with family and friends, Sunil Vijayakar

One of the most difficult aspects of following most weight loss diets is having to avoid the foods that your family and friends tuck into around you. Blissfully, though, those days are over – this recipe book shows you how to whip up delicious healthy meals for you to have with your partner, your children and your friends. Whether you’re cooking up breakfast on the run, a packed lunch, a lazy weekend brunch, a perfect Sunday roast or an informal midweek dinner party, this book shows you how, without forgetting your diet plan.

The Women’s health book, Royal Women’s Hospital

The definitive guide to health and wellbeing for every woman in all stages of her life as a woman, looking after your health is the most important step you can take towards creating a healthy, happy family and a thriving community. But in today’s busy world, with so many demands on your time, it’s not always easy to find information you can trust. The Women’s Health Book is written specifically for women by health professionals who specialize in women’s health.

Body moves, Debra Daley

Debra Daley looks at more than 50 common health conditions and explains how specific exercises can help to reduce their symptoms and stave off illness.

Escape the diet trap, John Briffa

No need to count calories, go hungry or diet ever again’ The Times This revolutionary book reveals: Ten reasons why eating a low-fat, calorie controlled diet makes sustained weight loss virtually impossible. Why the less hungry you are, the more weight you’ll lose. How different types of calories have different fattening potential. Why weight is not just about calories, but the impact our diet has on key hormones including insulin and leptin. Why you should ignore foods labelled low fat’ or light’. Why aerobic exercise has little impact on weight, and the type of exercise that does. The simple and mental tricks to ensure permanent success.

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