From one of America's leading nutritionists comes an easy-to-use guide to the glycaemic index of a wide range of common foods and beverages. Designed to be used at home or on the go, this will quickly become the first resource you turn to whenever you want to select a food that can help you reach your health and dietary goals. This book provides both the glycaemic index and the glycaemic load of hundreds of foods and beverages, including raw foods, cooked foods, and popular combination and prepared foods. It: makes foods easy to find by listing them both singly and under helpful categories; includes tips within the listings to guide you towards the best food choices; provides lists of ethnic foods for use at your favourite restaurant; presents easy-to-understand explanations of glycaemic index, glycaemic load and other important terms; and, expands your food choices by helping you integrate high-glycaemic index foods into your diet.
"An American Chick's Guide to Italy" is the perfect book to tuck into your carryon and learn how to avoid mistakes when traveling in the beautiful country of Italy. The book is divided into anecdotal experiences that are humorous and heart-warming. The chapters include renting villas, transportation, restaurants, hotels and even a chapter on flirting. At the conclusion of each chapter, there are useful websites and tips, especially for women traveling alone. Practical and fun information coupled with funny stories, this guide will amuse the reader and offer critical facts....such as taking washcloths to Italy. Italian hotels do not offer them. Did you know that train station boards only give you a final destination of your train...not your particular stop? What about renting a villa in Italy? Today, anything can look good on the internet. The author travels to Italy often, speaks the language, and has learned how to navigate Italy with ease. Travel for the experience, not as a tourist, and soak up the culture, the people, the food, the beauty.
Billed as a "low/no budget guide to visiting and living in Portland, Oregon, the Zinester's Guide to Portland breaks down the PDX grid by neighborhood with descriptions of good restaurants, thrift stores, bars, bridges, places to loiter, etc. (lots of etc.). The newly overhauled and illustrated sixth edition gets shoulder-deep into the history and local lore, providing a well-rounded argument as to why (fill in the blank) deserves your time. It also demystifies the TriMet public transportation system, bike events and culture, outdoorsy stuff, the public librariesbasically anything you need to know as the new kid in town. To the wrong eyes the book's title might imply a guide to Portland zine culture, and indeed it originated in 2001 as a hand-stapled zine. But now, as editor Shawn Granton says in the introduction, the Zinester's Guide is not just for zinesters, that "It's always been about sharing the interesting and unique things that make Stumptown great, and also helping people get by that aren't swimming in scads of money." For those of us that can't so much as dogpaddle most days, this is community at its mightiest.
A complete blueprint for all types of restaurant development--from concept through construction
This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to stop asthma attacks. The statistics of asthma in the US are alarming and diagnosed cases of asthma in young children are increasing dramatically. At present, approximately 7 million children, which is about 10% of children in the US are affected by asthma. Asthma is often scary, frustrating, and unpredictable and treatment is expensive. Currently, it is the leading cause of the school absence and childhood hospitalization and deeply disrupts both children's and their parent's lives. This compassionate book on asthma prevention for children presents a simple and easy to implementable, step-by-step program that parents can use to manage asthma symptoms and attacks and live a relatively normal life with this stressful health condition.
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