This is THE bible on nutrition, having been described by the INDEPENDENT as 'one of the top-ten self-help books of all time'. Comprehensive and practical it is an invaluable guide to improving your health.
Optimum nutrition is a revolution in health care - it means giving your body the best possible intake of nutrients to allow you to be as healthy as you can. Through easy-to-follow questionnaires and a simple step-by-step plan THE OPTIMUM NUTRITION BIBLE shows you what to eat and what nutrients to take to live a healthier, happier life.
Discover how to: boost your immune system; increase your energy and fitness levels; prevent serious diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease; turn back the ageing clock; lower your blood pressure without drugs; increase your IQ, memory and mental performance. You'll also find fascinating information on why the wrong fats can kill and the right fats can heal, and what a well-balanced diet really means.
Based on scientific research and written by one of the world's leading nutrition experts, this book is a must if you care about your health.
This is the breakthrough we've been waiting for. - Professor Andre Tylee, Institute of Psychiatry, London
If you care about your mind, your moods or even your mental alertness, OPTIMUM NUTRITION FOR THE MIND will change your attitudes to the foods you eat- for the better! This comprehensive work will provide you with food for thought. An excellent book. - Dr Chris Steele, ITV's This Morning
Patrick Holford (author)
Patrick Holford BSc, DipION, FBANT, NTCRP is a leading spokesman on nutrition in the media and one of Britain's top nutrition experts. He is the author of over 30 books, including The Optimum Nutrition Bible, The Low-GL Diet Bible, and Food is Better Medicine than Drugs. In 1984 he founded the Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION). ION has been researching and helping to define what it means to be optimally nourished for the past 32 years and is one of the most respected educational establishments for training nutritional therapists. In 1997 Patrick retired as director of ION to concentrate on writing and conducting workshops and lectures. Patrick is also founder of Food for the Brain Foundation and director of the Brain Bio Centre, the foundation's treatment centre. He is in the Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame and is an honorary fellow of the British Association of Nutritional Therapy, as well as a member of the Nutrition Therapy Council and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare council.
Jerome Burne (author)
Jerome Burne is an award-winning medical and health journalist who, for over 25 years, has been writing for most of the UK nationals about the latest developments in health and cutting-edge research. He is co-author of Food is Better Medicine than Drugs, with Patrick. He was an early champion of probiotics and vitamin D, and was one of the first in the UK to write about epigenetics - the ability of our environment to directly affect our genes. In 2012 he was won the Medical Science Explained category in the Medical Journalist's Association awards. He writes regularly for the Daily Mail Good Health pages and edits a blog at HealthInsightUK.org, which promotes a lifestyle approach to health and treatment.