Da Capo Press

Eating Gluten Free: Delicious Recipes and Essential Advice for Living Well Without Wheat and Other Problematic Grains

Gluten intolerance—an incurable autoimmune condition that causes severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, chronic fatigue, depression, and anxiety when gluten (proteins found in specific cereal grains) is present in the system—affects more than 2 million Americans today, and the numbers continue to grow. Now, in Eating Gluten Free, author and fellow sufferer Shreve Stockton offers an invaluable resource for all …

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Vegan with a Vengeance : Over 150 Delicious, Cheap, Animal-Free Recipes That Rock

In Vegan with a Vengeance, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, host of the community access vegan cooking show The Post Punk Kitchen, brings the do-it-yourself, community-driven ethos of punk rock into the kitchen. Her cooking philosophy embraces being kind to animals (all recipes are completely animal-product free) and your wallet—while being creative and having fun in the process. She emphasizes …

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Eating Well After Weight Loss Surgery: Over 140 Delicious Low-Fat High-Protein Recipes to Enjoy in the Weeks, Months and Years After Surgery

In April 2003 Patt Levine underwent “Lap-Band” gastric surgery, one of the primary bariatric surgeries being widely practiced today. As a lifelong foodie, she was expecting the worst when her surgeon’s nutritionist handed her dietary guidelines to follow post-surgery, and she was right. With her decades of cooking skills, she immediately set out to devise low-fat dishes that …

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Imagine Yourself Well: Better Health Through Self-hypnosis (Better Health Through Hypnosis)

Imagine Yourself Well: Better Health through Self-Hypnosis is a remarkable view of hypnotherapy as a scientifically recognized treatment art. Based upon their extensive practice and clinical research in therapeutic hypnotic techniques, the authors have constructed an effective handbook articulating the therapeutic use of hypnosis by depicting word-for-word what transpires during a session. The fascinating series of carefully worded transcripts …

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The New Glucose Revolution: Low GI Eating Made Easy

In Everyday Low GI Eating, the authors of the New York Times bestseller The New Glucose Revolution show readers how to choose low-GI carbohydrates—the ones that produce only small fluctuations in our blood glucose levels—so that they feel fuller longer and increase their energy levels, making weight loss achievable and sustainable. Jennie Brand-Miller and Kaye-Foster-Powell, along with Philippa …

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The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

After Gretchen Becker was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1996, she educated herself on every aspect of this chronic condition — by reading medical and scientific books and journals, talking with doctors and listening to her own body. In 2001, she marshaled everything she had learned as a “patient-expert” into the first edition of this book, which …

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50 Secrets of the Longest Living People with Diabetes (Marlowe Diabetes Library)

The latest scientific research confirms that you can live well and long with diabetes without suffering from its more devastating health complications. Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you have the ability to improve the quality and length of your life through physical activity, a positive mental outlook, and certain diabetes tools and medications. Now, …

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The First Year: Cirrhosis: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

More than 25 million Americans and 92 million worldwide suffer from liver disease and cirrhosis, a degenerative and potentially fatal condition in which liver cells are damaged and then replaced by scar tissue, impeding liver function. The disease is most commonly caused by excessive alcohol consumption, hepatitis, or complications from prescription drugs. Immediately after his diagnosis, James Dickerson …

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Think Like a Pancreas: A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes with Insulin

There are dozens of books about managing diabetes, but none focuses specifically on using insulin. Now, in Think Like a Pancreas, certified diabetes educator and type 1 insulin user Gary Scheiner gives readers everything they need to know to “think like a pancreas,” i.e., to successfully master the art of matching insulin to the body’s ever-changing needs. A …

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