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The CalorieKing Calorie, Fat & Carbohydrate Counter 2012
Allan Borushek - 2011
- More up-to-date food database. - Improved search and index. - Improved usage instructions for different eReader devices.Ranked #1 in food counters by Amazon.com readers, in major bookstores, and in industry-trade papers. With more than 15 million print copies sold; this book has received the highest average reader-rating of all food counters and books in this category.Whether you want to lose weight, keep track of carbohydrates to help manage your diabetes, reduce other diet-related health risks, or just want make healthier eating choices, the CalorieKing Calorie, Fat and Carbohydrate 2012 is your best choice. It is a national best-seller, and favorite among both consumers and health care professionals. Start making healthier choices today with the CalorieKing convenient and reliable guide. Take it everywhere; look up foods before you eat, when eating choices count the most! The CalorieKing Counter makes it easy to know which foods to avoid. Better yet, provides options to help you make healthier choices to accomplish your weight and health goals.Inside the CalorieKing Counter:• A “book-within-a-book”: Menu items from 200 fast food chains and restaurants – the most comprehensive available• Unique eating out section – international restaurants, carnival and fair foods, movie concession snacks, food court menu items.• 17,000 food listings, both brand name and generic – researched meticulously and regularly updated by the CalorieKing team of dietitians and food researchers • Indispensable guides on diabetes and weight management• Essential sections and bonus counters for: Alcohol, caffeine, fats & cholesterol, fiber, protein, and sodium
Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs and Sugar; Your Brain's Silent Killer
David Potter - 2015
Carb-heavy diets lead to big-time inflammation, and inflammation leads to everything you don’t want: heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Lou Gehrig’s disease. Neurologist David Perlmutter forks over the straight scoop in Grain Brain, laying out data to back up his claims in such a convincing presentation you’ll let go of the conviction that a slice of whole wheat bread is “good” for you.In this detailed summary, you’ll find out how foods you think are healthy, like orange juice, low-fat milk, agave nectar or whole grain pasta, set your grey matter on fire. The brain’s lack of pain receptors make it hard to tell when damage is being inflicted, and by the time brain dysfunction is diagnosed, it’s usually too late. Cutting-edge research shows dietary choices either help us or hurt us, and this summary is packed with information to help you keep your brain sharp and nimble while cultivating vital health in your body.There’s no pill or protocol to fix a faulty brain, so prevention is the best bet for keeping your marbles. Start by going over Dr. Perlmutter’s “Hazard Zone” list to determine your risk factors for developing brain disease. This comprehensive summary includes all the information you need to make wise choices today through simple, powerful course corrections.You’ll find out:•How genetics influence our ability to digest and utilize glucose-rich fuels like fruit and grain•How the demographics of a skewed ratio between fat, protein and carbohydrates affect human biochemistry•How toxic components in processed foods impact system efficiency and function•Why as many as 9 out of 10 people may be suffering from undiagnosed gluten sensitivity•How gluten has become our generation’s addictive weakness as it wreaks havoc on our “second brain,” the digestive system•Strategies for using diet therapies to eliminate gluten and sugar to relieve headaches, insomnia, depression, ADHD, and a host of other health issues, including obesity and diabetes•How misinformation about low-fat diets has contributed to ravaging the health of millions worldwide•Why adding carefully chosen high-cholesterol foods into your diet is the best plan for avoiding heart disease and preserving brain power•How eating quality fat in generous amounts can help you achieve and maintain ideal weight•How sleep deprivation and chronic stress sabotage physical and mental health•Why consistent, vigorous exercise makes you smarter•How you can drop your triglycerides, blood pressure, weight and blood sugar in just four weeks•Ways to dramatically cut your risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and neurodegenerative diseaseMake a “brain-smart” decision today by accessing the comprehensive information in this summary that allows you to identify counterproductive choices. In as little as two weeks, you can experience greater clarity of thought and better sleep, as well as a lighter body and improved digestion, and you can begin taking vital steps to establish and protect the biochemistry that will allow you to live and age gracefully.
Road Atlas Large Scale
Rand McNally & Company - 2015
Updated atlas contains maps of every U.S. state that are 35% larger than the standard atlas version plus over 350 detailed city inset and national park maps and a comprehensive, unabridged index. Road construction projects and updates highlighted for every state and conveniently located above the maps. Contains mileage chart showing distances between 77 North American cities and national parks with driving times map. Tough spiral binding allows the book to lay open easily. Other Features Best of the Road - Our editor's favorite road trips from our Best of the Road collection follows scenic routes along stretches of coastline, both east and west, to forests mountains, and prairies; and through small towns and big cities. For a weekend or a week there's something for everyone. Tell Rand! As much as we work to keep our atlases up to date, conditions change quickly and new construction projects begin frequently. If you know of something we haven't captured in our atlas, let us know at randmcnally.com/tellrand. Tourism websites and phone numbers for every U.S. state and Canadian province on map pages
10 Super Foods to Quickly Lower your Blood Sugar
Jeffrey David - 2014
As a result of this, more and more people every day are searching for Information relating to this condition.It can be very confusing when a person is first diagnosed.I know that is true, because I am type 2 myself.If you DO find that your glucometer readings are a bit high, don't panic - stress causes the body to release hormones which further aggravate the situation.Just keep calm and snack on these super foods to lower your blood sugar levels quickly!
Kindle Fire HDX Tips, Tricks and Traps: A How-To Tutorial for the Kindle Fire HDX
Edward C. Jones - 2013
Do you want to get the most out of your new Kindle Fire HDX? If you are looking for a top-notch tutorial at a reasonable cost, you've come to the right place! Here is the book that will teach you 100% of what you need to know. Kindle Fire HDX Tips, Tricks, and Traps: A How-To Tutorial for the Kindle Fire HDX is your detailed guide to getting the maximum benefit from your Kindle Fire HDX.In this comprehensive guide, you'll learn tips (ways to effectively use your Kindle Fire), tricks (ways to improve the operation of your Kindle Fire), and traps (things to avoid to prevent problems while using your Kindle Fire). You will learn-• How to get around within the user interface, the home screen, and the carousel more efficiently• How to make your Kindle Fire HDX your own, customizing its display and operation for fastest and easiest use• How to use features that are new to the HDX line, including Google or Outlook Calendar and Contacts synchronization, Microsoft Exchange corporate e-mail support, and Amazon’s ‘Mayday’ online technical support• How to use the built-in cameras (front-facing in the 7-inch model, front-and-rear facing in the 8.9-inch model) to take photos and videos• How to setup the security options to protect your account information• How you can provide a safe environment for children using parental controls and Kindle FreeTime• How you can move your iTunes or other music library to your Kindle Fire HDX• How you can download YouTube videos to your Kindle Fire HDX• Suggested apps that no Kindle Fire owner should be withoutYou will learn all of the above and more, with Kindle Fire Tips, Tricks, and Traps: A How-To Tutorial for the Kindle Fire HDX as a part of your library. With this book, you will learn 100% of what you need to know to get the most out of your new Kindle Fire HDX! Kindle Fire HDX Tips, Tricks, and Traps: A How-To Tutorial for the Kindle Fire HDX comes from the pen of Edward Jones, the principal technology writer behind the "Get-it-Done" series of computer books. Jones is an experienced computer and technology writer, database applications development analyst, consultant, and trainer who understands the issues faced by people dealing with technology, day in and day out. His career spans years of technology training, database development, and consulting services for major law firms and government agencies in the Washington, DC area, and he currently resides in Charlotte, NC where he is concentrating on providing publications to the rapidly growing digital marketplace. Jones is also a best-selling author whose printed titles have sold over one million copies, and he has served as a technical editor on numerous computer books.
Top Curly Girl Method Recipes: Step by step recipes for all hair types
G.G Adshens - 2015
Why be a product junkie when you can use the most renowned natural ingredients (biodiversity's solution) to make your curls pop! These are tried and tested, proven to have worked with all curl types from 3c- bigger curls, through to 4c-smaller coils/ kinky hair. What I recommend is that you choose your preferred recipe for each of the 5 stages and use these consistently for 6 weeks and give us feedback on how your curls have been transformed. This time period is long enough to build moisture in your hair to its maximum hydration and achieve its ultimate curl factor. Feel free to come back to this page and comment on your results. Our unique book picks on the top recipes and covers all the key stages to achieve the most pronounced and luscious curls regardless of curl type, making this book for ALL curlies! The recipe chapters comprise: Step 1: Clarify Step 2: Condition Step 3: Style Step 4: Spritz Step 5: Detangle Oil Mixes (new addition) Enjoy all the tried and tested recipes, and choose the ones that best suit your hair. This is a very valuable handbook , a must have handbook for every curly girl across all ethnicities!
Complete Guide to Carb Counting: How to Take the Mystery Out of Carb Counting and Improve Your Blood Glucose Control
Hope S. Warshaw - 2004
New chapters cover how to build a personal carb count database, carb counting for insulin pump users, a whole week of meal plans, and much more.
The Art of Doubles: Winning Tennis Strategies and Drills
Pat Blaskower - 2007
Author Pat Blaskower is your personal coach, guiding and encouraging you and your partner to play winning tennis by showing you how to:- choose a compatible partner - determine your jobs on the court - learn poaching skills - communicate with each other and opposing teams - maintain mental toughness - use various formations and strategies - pick your shots intelligently - decide where to play: tournaments or leagues - and much, much more!The book also includes detailed court diagrams that show you how to execute offense, defense, and tactical plays; checklists that summarize the most important points of each chapter; and on-court drills to help you improve and refine your skills. The Art of Doubles is loaded with practical, proven tennis strategies that you can put to work immediately to see improvements in your own doubles game!
Motorhome and RV Retirement Living: The Most Enjoyable and Least Expensive Way to Retire
Jerry Minchey - 2015
He reveals how they make it work – from how to downsize to how to support yourself. This is not your typical RVing book that rehashes common knowledge. Jerry Minchey lives full-time in his motorhome, and he breaks the mold about RV living with this highly original book. The appeal and the dream of the RV lifestyle have not changed much since the first RVs were introduced shortly after 1900. Henry Ford and Thomas Edison used to take their motorhomes and go on trips together back in 1910. They loved the adventure. Jerry Minchey's brutally honest descriptions of the RV lifestyles described in this book will answer your most pressing questions as well as answer questions you probably never even thought to ask.You may find that retiring and living the RV lifestyle is just what you want to do. After all, the RV lifestyle is the most enjoyable and least expensive way to retire. See actual logs of what RVers are really spending. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised at the numbers. You'll find that you can live the RV lifestyle even if your only income is your Social Security check. In this book you'll also learn: What's It Like Living Full Time in an RV? Can I Afford the RV Lifestyle? What Kind of Rig Should I get? Can I Drive an RV? How Much Will an RV Cost? Pitfalls to Avoid & Buyer Checklist Planning for the Leap into Full-time RVing How to Get Rid of Your Stuff Pets Make Great Travelers – If You Know a Few Tips and Secrets What About Being Away From Family and Friends? How to Find the Best Campgrounds Boondocking – The Art of Camping for Free Towing a Car – 4 Wheels Down or a Dolly? Getting Your Mail, Voting, Where is Your Legal Residence, and Other Logistics The Internet – How to Stay Connected While on the Road Healthcare on the Road – With up-to-date 2016 Information Ways to Make Money With or Without a Computer The Emotional Aspects of the Full-time RV Lifestyle And a Whole Lot More Freedom, adventure, fun, stress-free, and relaxing are words RV owners frequently use to describe why they enjoy the RV lifestyle, and after reading this book, you'll understand why they feel that way. To say this book is rare would be a grave understatement. This book provides a unique opportunity to peer into the most intimate details of living the exciting full-time RVing lifestyle. For a real behind-the-scenes look at one of the most enjoyable and least expensive ways to retire add Motorhome and RV Retirement Living to your must-read list.
Top Free Kindle Fire Apps (Free Kindle Fire Apps That Don't Suck)
The App Bible - 2012
This is the one you want… Personally, I will check out any book this author writes about apps because, for some reason, maybe a bad case of OCD, he is obviously compelled to do the most thorough investigation into each and every aspect, good and bad of apps in a particular genre. My hat's off to him, and he has my thanks for saving me a ton of time and grief.” - Linda Abbott (Reviewer) Nearly 400 Pages of In-Depth Reviews, and Tips and Tricks to Help You Get The Most Out of Your Free Kindle Fire Apps Question: Why Do You Need This Book? Answer: Because you have better things to do with your time than trudge through the Amazon App Store and test tons of apps until you find the best ones Question: OK. But Why Do You Need To Buy THIS Book? Answer: Because you need more than just a random list of “Top Kindle Fire Apps.” You also need: To know which apps to download first Tips and tricks for how to get the most out of the apps How to find help if you’re having a problem with an app An in-depth review describing what is good and what is bad about each app Problem: Even if you have a list of the top free apps, how do you know which ones to install first? Solution: At the end of this book, all the apps are ranked from best to worst according to a UNIQUE RANKING SYSTEM FOUND ONLY IN MY BOOKS Question: How Else Is This Book Unique? Answer: In addition to its unique ranking system, it also offers in-depth reviews that provide the following: A summary of what the app does A summary of what is good and what is bad about each app When available: The app developer’s contact information, website information, as well as links to pertinent articles about the app Tips and tricks for many of the apps (how to get the most from the app) A brief summary of the positive and negative reviews of the app on Amazon PLUS: A list of 6 must-have free productivity apps that every Kindle Fire owner should install to have greater control over their Kindle Fire A list of 16 free productivity apps that most Kindle Fire owners will find useful since they provide a great deal of functionality Question: OK…But What Types Of Apps, Exactly, Does The Book Include? Answer: A dizzying variety… Game Apps Arcade and Board game apps Mind game apps: Card, logic, and word game apps Kids Apps Educational apps and Game apps for kids: Apps for toddlers, preschoolers, elementary schoolers, and high schoolers in the following categories: Art apps, Book apps, English apps, and Math apps Productivity Apps Home
Rob Sylvan - 2011
This new model replaces the popular D5000 and creates a nice bridge between the more beginner-level D3100 and the high-end D7000.This book has one goal: to teach D5100 owners how to make great shots using their new Nikon camera. Users learn how to use the D5100 to create the type of photos that inspired them to buy the camera in the first place. Everything in the book is in service of creating a great image.Starting with the top ten things users need to know about the camera, photographer Rob Sylvan carefully guides readers through the operating features. Owners get practical advice from a pro on which settings to use when, great shooting tips, and even end-of-chapter assignments.
Rujuta Diwekar - 2017
In this extract from the bestselling book Don’t Lose Out, Work Out!, Rujuta explodes many myths about exercising – spot reduction, weight training leading to brawn, the 100 Suryanamaskar routine, etc. – and pushes you to do it the right way, right away!
Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster
Peggy Huddleston - 2002
Mind-Body techniques that will help a patient: feel calmer before surgery, recover faster, have less pain after surgery, strengthen the immune system, use less pain medication, and save money on medical bills.
The Facial Hair Handbook
Jack Passion - 2009
Over the past few years, we ve seen facial hair sprouting up on faces everywhere. Men want to experiment with their facial gardens, but it s not always just as easy as putting the razor to rest Any man will surely go back to shaving when his beard starts to itch. When a goatee or mustache looks bad, he ll shave it off, discouraged and unaware of his options. Marginalized facial hair stereotypes prevent every day, normal guys from making facial hair part of their personal style. Men have forgotten about their beards, let alone how to wear and care for them. Until now. The Facial Hair Handbook is a hilarious and informative guide to all aspects of facial hair, for men of all ages and all faces. From making the decision to wear facial hair, to the best way to take it off, all men can finally be stylish and care for their appearance while staying true to who they are: Men.
The Best of Clean Eating 2: Over 200 Recipes with Cleaned-Up Comfort Foods & Fast Family Dinners
Alicia Rewega - 2011
Clean Eating is dedicated to showcasing recipes that are easy and affordable to make, comforting yet surprisingly light, and packed with seasonal and local ingredients. From low fat and heart healthy to vegetarian/vegan and gluten free, Clean Eating's recipes are conveniently adaptable to suit dietary restrictions without sacrificing taste.