The 10 Secrets of 100% Healthy People: The Grounbreaking Guide to Transforming Your Health

The 10 Secrets of 100% Healthy People: The Grounbreaking Guide to Transforming Your Health

by Patrick Holford


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Do you know the ten habits that could help you thrive - not just survive - in the 21st century? In order to discover what those secrets are, Patrick Holford and his team have carried out Britain's biggest-ever health and diet survey, the 100% health survey, which has now been completed by over 55,000 people. This book is a distillation of the fascinating insights provided by the survey's top scorers and the author's 30 years of experience studying good health and how to achieve it.
It shows readers how to discover where they are on the scale of 100% health and provides a new system of good health that is easy to follow and easily measurable - one that will enable people to transform their health and wellbeing, whether they are relatively fit and healthy or struggling with various health issues.
This highly informative and practical book covers ten areas crucial to a healthy - and happy - life, including the key to gaining energy and losing weight, how to slow down the ageing process, keeping your body and mind well oiled, sharpening your mind and improving your mood, keeping fit and supple, and finding your purpose in life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780749929114
Publisher: Piatkus Books
Publication date: 04/01/2011
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Patrick Holford BSc, DipION, FBANT, NTCRP pioneers new approaches to health and nutrition. He is the founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London (Europe's leading training centre for nutritional therapists), is Chief Executive of the Food for the Brain Foundation and the author of over 30 books.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Guide to Abbreviations, Measures and References xi

Introduction xiii

Part 1 How 100% Healthy Are You? 1

Chapter 1 If You Woke Up 100% Healthy, How Would You Know? 3

Chapter 2 The Health Myths That Keep You Sick 14

Chapter 3 The Habits of 100% Healthy People 20

Chapter 4 The 100% Health Road Map 31

Part 2 The Ten Secrets 43

Secret 1 Perfect Your Digestion - Discover Your Best and Worst Foods 45

Secret 2 Balance Your Blood Sugar - the Key to Gaining Energy and Losing Weight 65

Secret 3 Get Connected - How to Sharpen Your Mind, Improve Your Mood and Keep Your Body's Chemistry in Tune 91

Secret 4 Increase the Anti-ageing Antioxidants - 20 Foods that Will Add Years to Your Life 112

Secret 5 Eat Essential Fats - Keep Your Mind and Body Well Oiled 134

Secret 6 Keep Yourself Hydrated - Water is Your Most Vital Nutrient 156

Secret 7 Keep Fit, Strong and Supple 163

Secret 8 Generate Vital Energy - The Chi Factor 174

Secret 9 Get Your Past out of Your Present - Let Go and Learn from the Past 193

Secret 10 Finding Your Purpose - Becoming Clear on the Bigger Picture 210

Part 3 Setting Your Health Goals and Targets 227

Chapter 1 Defining Your Perfect Diet 229

Chapter 2 Building Your Personal Supplement Programme 238

Chapter 3 Your 100% Health Action Plan 247

Chapter 4 Take Control of Your Health 255

References 259

Recommended Reading 273

Resources 275

Index 283

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