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Published 2002;
252 x 200mm; 320 pages

The ultimate reference book for food and your health. New updated edition.

The Food Bible

Judith Wills

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Judith Wills sees food as fuel and vital medicine. This book is an extensive encyclopaedia of diet. With more and more people taking an interest in their health, detailed but easy to understand information on food and nutrition is needed. The Food Bible is a mine of information to help keep you fit and healthy. By looking at food in many different capacities - as medicine, for health and pleasure and for weight loss, Judith Wills has put together an ultimate reference book for food and your health. With colourful photographs, meal plans and recipes, The Food Bible is for anyone who cares about what they eat.

  • Which foods to avoid or use to treat over 80 common ailments and health problems, such as arthritis or heart disease.
  • The fact and fiction behind GM and organic food explained
  • Easy-to-follow advice on weight control and an evaluation of the most common weight-loss diets
  • Over 100 delicious and healthy recipes for all occasions and diets
  • Over 200,000 copies sold worldwide

Incorporating the most up-to-the-minute research from the world's top authorities on all aspects of nutrition and diet, Judith Wills presents the essential facts in this ultimate guide to all that's good and bad in the food we eat. With expert advice on what to eat at every stage of your life, The Food Bible guides you through the maze of sometimes contradictory dietary advice with clear nutritional information. So whether you are eating to slim, the manage an allergy or ailment or simply for health, The Food Bible will help you maintain the correct balanced diet.



Food for a balanced diet

  • The building blocks of a healthy diet
  • Putting it all together
  • Choosing a diet to suit your lifestyle
  • Food from farm to table

Food as medicine

  • Ailments and solutions
  • Diets for particular conditions
  • Food supplements
  • Herbs for health
  • Demystifying detoxification

Food for the time of your life

  • Childhood and teenage years
  • Adulthood
  • The middle years
  • Sixties plus

Food for weight control

  • Your top 20 questions on weight control
  • Four-week retraining course
  • Popular dieting methods evaluated
  • Weight gain

Food for health and pleasure

  • Starters, dips and spreads
  • Soups, lunches and light meals
  • Main courses
  • Side dishes and sauces
  • Desserts and drinks

Food at a glance

  • The food charts

Judith Wills

Judith Wills is one of the UK's best-known and most knowledgeable nutrition and diet experts. Twenty years' experience in the field of diet and healthy eating, coupled with her own life as a wife and mother, gives her unique insight into the average family's concern with diet and health.




1 calorie (kcal) is the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1kg of water by 1C

An average (sedentary) woman needs 1940 calories per day to maintain a healthy weight

An average (sedentary) man needs around 2400 calories per day to maintain a healthy weight

Your current weight, age, gender and how active you are all affect how many calories you need to maintain a healthy weight

Tall people need more calories than short people!

To lose 1lb a week, you need to eat 500 calories less than you use each day

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