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Par Rick Gallop. 2005
G.I. measures the speed at which your body breaks down food and converts it to glucose, which is used for…energy or stored as fat. When losing weight, it is critical to avoid foods that have a high G.I., because they are digested too quickly by your body. Gallop lists foods in one of three categories: foods to avoid, foods to eat occasionally, and foods that you can eat as much of as you want. Includes recipes, snack ideas, a pull-out shopping list, tips on dining out and strategies for maintaining your new weight. 2005.
Par Rick Gallop. 2006
Offers two hundred nutritious, low-G.I. recipes for breakfasts, lunches, snacks, appetizers, dinners and desserts. There are simple-to-prepare dishes for weekday…meals, simmers and roasts for leisurely weekends, and elegant fare for entertaining friends. Includes recipes for Crunchy Granola, Creamy Seafood Chowder, Spinach-stuffed Chicken Breasts and Chocolate Cake with Ganache Icing. 2006.
Par Rick Gallop. 2007
On a mission to turn losing weight into a positive experience, Rick Gallop recruited volunteers, introduced them to the basics…of the G.I. Diet, answered their questions, taught them how to shop, cook and eat out, coached them through the hurdles and helped them develop strategies for dealing with cravings and the emotional reasons why we eat. In return, participants shared their stories, their feelings, their stumbling blocks and their triumphs. Over 80 percent of the participants stayed with the program - which is easy to follow and never leaves you hungry - and every single one of them lost significant amounts of weight. 2007.
Par Larry Pynn. 1996
In 1992, Vancouver Sun journalist Larry Pynn decided to undertake an adventure. He followed the old Stikine Trail in the…Yukon, by foot, horseback and canoe, to the Klondike. He discovered many relics, met colourful characters, and relived Canadian gold rush history.
Par Jerry Kobalenko. 2002
Ellesmere Island lays a mere 450 miles from the North Pole and has the highest peaks in the Western Hemisphere…east of the Rockies. For more than a decade, Kobalenko has traced the routes of explorers and Inuits, and broken many new trails across the frozen terrain of Ellesmere Island. He investigates the motives and mistakes of the island's first explorers, searches for clues to the mysterious disappearance of scientist-explorer Dr. Hans Kruger and the murder of an Inuit guide. 2002.
Par Pierre Berton. 1996
Berton relates the history of the Great Lakes and the humans who have lived around them. From their birth during…the Ice Age to the fight to save them from pollution, Berton tells the many stories which their shores have witnessed. 1996.
Par Pierre Dukan. 2010
The Dukan Diet is a unique 4-step programme, combining two steps to lose your unwanted weight and two steps to…keep it off for good: Step 1: Attack. For 2-7 days eat as much as you want of 72 protein-rich foods. Step 2: Cruise. Continue eating the protein-rich foods with the addition of 28 vegetables. Step 3: Consolidation. Add fruit, bread, cheese and starchy foods, and 2 celebration meals a week, allowing 5 days for every pound lost. Step 4: Stabilisation. Eat what you like without regaining weight by following 3 simple rules, including the famous 'protein Thursdays'. Devised by Dr Pierre Dukan, a French medical doctor who has spent his career helping people to lose weight permanently, The Dukan Diet is the culmination of thirty-five years' clinical experience. The Dukan Diet offers simple guidelines, menu planners and recipes for long term success. 2010.
Par Richard K Bernstein, Marcia Miele. 2005
For diabetics, diet is more than a lifestyle choice - it's the key to controlling the course of their disease.…Many struggle to maintain a healthy weight because the guidelines of the American Diabetes Association are unhelpful in regulating blood sugar - the critical component in keeping diabetes in check. Dr. Bernstein provides a low-carbohydrate approach that has enabled his patients, and himself, to take control of their disease. 2005.
Par Jim DeFede. 2002
As flights were temporarily grounded following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the town of Gander found itself hosting over 6,000 stranded…commercial airline passengers. The people of Gander put up the unexpected guests in schools, community centres and even their own homes. A heartwarming story of strangers being greeted with exemplary kindness. 2002.
Turner’s research and hundreds of patient trials have revealed that the vast majority of us have different degrees of sensitivity…to carbohydrates without realizing it. This means the degree to which you are sensitive to carbohydrates (such as bread, vegetables, pasta, rice, fruits and beans) determines how much fat you are accumulating on your waistline. She helps the reader discover the perfect carbohydrates for his or her body, and walk away with a personalized plan that sheds fat, increases energy, and optimizes health by producing quick, consistent and lasting weight loss. 2012.
Par Matt Jackson. 2004
In 1997, Matt Jackson quit his job, strode to the edge of the Trans-Canada Highway near Lake Louise, and began…his journey. His plan was to hitchhike across Canada, expecting the trip to take three months - but didn't arrive in Newfoundland until three and a half years later. It's a good, old-fashioned road tale. 2004.
Par Andrew H Malcolm. 1985
Par Charles Gordon. 1997
In the summer of 1996, Charles Gordon and his wife Nancy packed up the family car and drove across Canada…and back. Gordon writes of the places they visited, the animals and other bizarre creatures they met, and the situations they found themselves in during the three month journey. 1997.
Par Victoria Principal. 1983
A program of simple exercises that can be done while sitting in a chair, riding in a car, or standing…in line. Includes exercises for specific parts of the body, a 30-day diet plan and a maintenance program. c1983.
Par Tristram Stuart. 2007
The word "vegetarian" wasn't coined until the 1840s, but the vegetarian impulse has been deeply-seated in Western culture since the…17th century - Francis Bacon and Thomas Bushell contended that a vegetarian diet provided a key not only to long life but also to spiritual perfection. Stuart follows its development through its Romantic proponents Shelley and Rousseau and on into the 19th century, when doctors proffered scientific evidence that human teeth and intestines were more similar to those of herbivores than of carnivores, to more recent history, which has seen the expansion of a correlative animal-rights movement. 2006.
Par Christopher Moore, Janet Lunn, Bill Slavin. 2002
A coast-to-coast tour of Canada, examining the history and geography of Canada's 10 provinces and three territories, filled with little-known…facts and fascinating stories. Includes highlights of great historical moments, information about government and industries, and portraits of memorable men and women. There are also recipes for delicacies like Caribou Chilli, lists of the people who have gone over Niagara Falls, and things that people have seen in Lake Okanagan. For grades 4-7. c2002.
Par Mary Abbott Hess, Katharine Middleton. 1978
Revised edition containing information on diabetes and its management, based on 1994 recommendations of the American Diabetes Association. Includes advice…on exercise, alcohol, dining out, and eating while travelling; recipes for soups, breads, meats, poultry, seafood, eggs, cheese, yogurt, pastas, and desserts. 1996, c1978.
The baby's table: over 100 easy, healthy and homemade recipes for the pickiest, most deserving eaters on the planet
Par Brenda Bradshaw, Lauren Donaldson Bramley. 2004
Par Patricia Chuey. 1999
The author is a certified fitness instructor and running clinic coordinator. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition…and a Master's degree in sports nutrition. This book focuses on how to achieve the balance between eating purely for pleasure and eating for health and energy. 1999.
Par John Douillard. 2000
The author presents the results of a decade he spent applying Ayurvedic concepts to the American way of life, including…exercise, eating habits, and stress prevention techniques. The diet follows nature's harvest: low fat in the spring, high carbohydrates in the summer, and high protein and fat in the winter. 2000.