Ace Your Health

Paperback $24.99

McClelland & Stewart | Dec 28, 2010 | 272 Pages | 8 x 8 | ISBN 9780771006890

  • Paperback$24.99

    McClelland & Stewart | Dec 28, 2010 | 272 Pages | 8 x 8 | ISBN 9780771006890

  • Ebook$19.99

    McClelland & Stewart | Apr 01, 2014 | ISBN 9780771006906

Table Of Contents

INTRODUCTION
 
LIFESTYLE AND HEALTH QUESTIONNAIRE
 
PART I
THE WORKHORSE OF “DO ME FIRST” SHUFFLES FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT AND A FOOD SYSTEM

A BREAKFAST: Where it all starts
K HEALTH FOOD STORES: The four things you need
Q CAFFEINE: Coffee, tea–or energetic me?
J FOOD COURTS: Courting a nourishing lunch
10 DINING OUT: Restaurant survival plays
9 GROCERY SHOPPING: The grocery store wizard
8 THE FREEZER SECTION: Must-haves for your freezer
7 HOW TO STOCK YOUR SHELVES: The pantry raid
6 BEANS: Toot sweet
5 READING LABELS: The secret’s on, not in, the box
4 CONTAGIOUS BEHAVIOUR: How you really do get by with a little help from your friends
3 VEGGIES AND FRUIT: The anatomy of a salad
2 FAST FOOD: Drive through, please
 
 
PART II
WHAT YOU CAN DO TO KEEP IT PUMPING

A EXERCISE: At the crossroads
K NON-EXERCISE ACTIVITY THERMOGENESIS: That’s so NEAT!
Q SLEEP: You are only as good as last night’s Zzzz’s
J FISH: Go Fish
10 RED MEAT: Have your steak and eat it too!
9 CHEESE: A condiment, not a meal
8 FAT: Big fat confusion
7 SALT: Salty dog
6 SOUP: Soup(er) trooper
5 SAUCES AND CONDIMENTS: Can’t live with them; life sucks without them
4 ALCOHOL: Drinking buddy or arch rival?
3 TEA: It’s the royal beverage for a reason
2 BALANCING YOUR LIFE: You are both passenger and conductor on this train
 
 
PART III
THE ANTI-AGING, ANTI-CANCER STUFF YOU JUST HAVE TO INCLUDE

A TELOMERES AND TELOMERASE: Father Time of the future
K VITAMIN D: D’ Whole Story
Q FIBRE: The royal flush
J SUPER FRUITS: Nature’s little superheroes
10 A GRAIN OF TRUTH: The “good” carbs
9 PROTECTING YOUR BONES AND JOINTS: Mobility matters
8 SUGAR AND SWEETENERS: The sweet things in life
7 PROTEIN: Play your protein according to Hoyle
6 EGGS: The protein source of champions
5 CHICKEN: Your “go to” game
4 CHOCOLATE: Your best black suit
3 SPICES AND HERBS: Ancient wisdom meets New Age Science
2 PROPER BREATHING: Learning how to clear the air
 
 
PART IV
LIFE’S HIDDEN GEMS AND WAYS TO FIT IN THE TIME TO ENJOY THEM

A VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS: Pill power or expensive pee?
K DOLLARS AND SENSE: What’s the cost of all this health?
Q STRETCH: Never stretch the truth
J STRESS: Breathing down the neck of this killer
10 THE BENEFITS OF LAUGHTER: Nothing like a good chuckle
9 SWEAT: Maybe we should sweat the small stuff?
8 H2O: Eight glasses a day? Really?
7 HEALTHY HEARING: If a bird sings in the city, does anyone hear it?
6 SNACKS VS. TREATS: It’s okay to go nuts over snacks
5 FAMILY HOLIDAY EATS: Top of the list: guilt-free meals
4 DESSERT: Mother, may I?
3 THE PLANET: What’s that got to do with my health?
2 BEING A GOOD SAMARITAN: Pay it forward
 
 
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
INDEX
PHOTO CREDITS
MEAL PLANNER
CHALLENGE CHECKLIST

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