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Sugar Counter

By Angela Dowden
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Angela Dowden
Everyone's talking about sugar - and how we can eat less of it. Low sugar diets have been everywhere in January 2014, but this time it's about more than 'new year, new you' fad diets - the danger of this ubiquitous food have been confirmed by extensive scientific research which links high sugar consumption to a whole range of serious health problems including diabetes and heart disease.The good news is that we can easily protect ourselves and our families from this threat by simply moving our dietary focus away from sugar and towards the kind of foods our bodies really need to function well - whole grains and high-fibre foods. With the Sugar Counter, you can now check what's really in the food you put in your trolley as you walk around the shop or do your online order for the week, and there is a simple traffic light system to mark high/low sugar content. With over 1000 everyday foods covered, both branded and unbranded, and daily food planners to give an idea of a healthy level of sugar consumption, you can control your sugar intake, rather than the other way around.
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  • Top 10 of Everything 2015

    By Paul Terry
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    Paul Terry
    The most dynamic and interactive children's book out there, Top 10 of Everything continues to amaze and inform. This edition takes a fresh look at the universe, revealing jaw-dropping facts about machines, animals, sport, music, space, epic structures and more. A range of special features provide fun ways for readers to further engage with the facts on the page, including interactive 'You Rate' boxes, 'Head to heads', 'Fact flashes', 'Shuffle up', 'Compare-o-meters' and 'Your Shout' spreads. New for this edition are detailed magnifications that zoom in on all the fantastic detail and 'Danger' boxes showcasing really scary stuff, while more bar and pie charts provide a visual route to understanding the data.
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  • Baby Purees

    As we are increasingly aware of the perils of ready-made foods, packed with hidden sugar, salt and preservatives, it makes sense that the way to guarantee the best start in life is to make your baby's meals, from real food, from scratch. Having a new baby can be stressful and hectic so the Test Kitchen has created simple, nutritious meals from easily accessible ingredients that will satisfy all your baby's needs. In addition there are ideas that can be made in advance and saved for later occasions meaning you never have to turn to sugar-laden, shop-bought substitutes again.
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  • Cooking for a Healthy Heart

    By Jacqui (Lynas) Morrell
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    Jacqui (Lynas) Morrell
    The book encourages an understanding of heart disease, who is most at risk, and highlights the importance of healthy eating as a preventative measure against this disease. It provides 83 delicious, accessible recipes specifically designed to lower cholesterol. Meal ideas are packed with fruits and salads, lean meats and oily fish, nuts and low-fat dairy produce. Cooking for a Healthy Heart also includes ideas for special occasions, such as celebration meals, meals for one and quick and healthy snacks.
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  • The Vegan Cookbook

    By Tony Bishop-Weston, Yvonne Bishop-Weston
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    Tony Bishop-Weston, Yvonne Bishop-Weston
    The number of vegans is growing all the time as more and more non-vegans adopt a vegan diet for a healthier lifestyle. The Vegan Cookbook contains over 90 recipes for healthy and delicious meals without any meat, fish or animal produce. It also provides important nutritional information and all the essential knowledge needed to understand this ever-popular lifestyle choice.
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    GI & GL Counter

    By Wynnie Chan
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    Wynnie Chan
    The ultimate guide to the nutritional content, including GI (Glycaemic Index) and GL (Glycaemic Load) ratings, of over 1,900 favourite foods and drinks - essential information for anyone who follows a low-GI diet or has special dietary needs, such as diabetes. At-a-glance tables also show fat, calories, protein, fibre and carbohydrate content.
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    Death by Burrito

    By Shay Ola
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    Shay Ola
    Delicious modern recipes from Death by Burrito, the revolutionary Mexican eatery based at the Catch bar in the heart of Shoreditch, with a new branch recently opened in central London.A far cry from the Tex-Mex style of Mexican fast food, where cheese and mince dominate, the dishes in Death by Burrito put taste first - the truly exceptional range of starters, main meals and sides prioritises fresh, vibrant flavours: Smoked Beef Short Rib Mole Tacos, Deconstructed Guacamole with Blue Corn Tortillas and Crab Cakes also look stunning on the plate.To recreate the atmosphere of Death by Burrito at home, the perfect tequila cocktail is essential: the legendary Taqueria Toreador Slushy is sure to become a favourite.
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    The Joy of Sex

    By Alex Comfort, Susan Quilliam
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    Alex Comfort, Susan Quilliam
    A bestseller since it was first published in 1972, Alex Comfort's classic work celebrates human physical intimacy with such authority and clarity that a whole generation felt empowered to enjoy sex. It was groundbreaking and unique in the wide range of subjects it discussed and in its reassuring authority and sense of fun. No other book has come close in providing such a wise, witty, uninhibited - sometimes delightfully eccentric - guide to lovemaking. And the original illustrations are absolutely iconic.
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    Philip's Red Books Isle of Wight

    This local street atlas of the Isle of Wight gives detailed coverage of the whole of the island at a scale of 2 2/3 inches to 1 mile. Important for ferry links to the Isle of Wight, the mainland towns of Southampton, Gosport, Lymington and Portsmouth are included at the same scale. Central Portsmouth is also shown at the enlarged scale of 5 1/3 inches to 1 mile.The maps show hospitals, car parks, post offices, leisure facilities, schools, industrial areas and retail areas, while the index lists street names and postcodes. Extra contents include an 8-page route-planner, marking all major and minor roads on the island together with an area on the mainland taking in the New Forest to the west and Emsworth to the east, plus a 4-page guide to the top visitor attractions.Pocket sized, and wire stitched so that it opens out flat, the atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use, whether by locals or visitors.
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    Philip's Street Atlas Buckinghamshire

    This spiral-bound street atlas of Buckinghamshire gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the county. The route planner shows all the A and B roads, and can be used when driving to get close to the destination before turning to the relevant large-scale street map.The street maps show every named road, street and lane very clearly, with major roads picked out in colour. The maps are at a standard scale of 3.5 inches to 1 mile, and show postcode boundaries. Other information on the maps includes car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest. Also included are fixed single and multiple speed-camera locations, with corresponding speed limits.The comprehensive index lists street names and postcodes, plus schools, hospitals, railway stations, shopping centres and other such features picked out in red, with other places of interest shown in blue.
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    Philip's Motorist's Road Atlas Britain 2015

    Philip's Motorist's Road Atlas Britain 2015 contains 96 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch (Scottish Highlands and Western Isles at 4 miles to 1 inch, Orkney and Shetland at 5.25 miles to 1 inch). The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes 6 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 4 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 46 extra-detailed town and city plans.
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    Philip's Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2015

    Philip's Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2015 contains 96 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch (Scottish Highlands and Western Isles at 4 miles to 1 inch, Orkney and Shetland at 5.25 miles to 1 inch). The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes route-planning maps, a distance table, 12 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 64 extra-detailed and fully indexed town and city plans.
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    Philip's Essential Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2015

    Philip's Essential Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2015 contains 160 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch, with the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland at smaller scales. The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes 10 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 4 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 32 extra-detailed town and city plans.
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    Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2015

    Hardback atlases are popular as gifts and also for self-purchase by heavy users such as business drivers.This deluxe Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2015 contains 160 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch, with the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland at smaller scales. The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes 10 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 10 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 64 extra-detailed and fully indexed town and city plans.
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  • Cook It Slowly

    Slow cookers are the ultimate kitchen appliance, they allow you to come home to sumptuous stews, filling soups and perfect puddings with just a few minutes preparation in the mornings. With ideas for one-step dishes, indulgent family treats and meals to freeze for the busy days ahead, this collection will provide great ideas for you to make the most of your slow cooker.
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  • More Slow Cooking

    Slow cookers are the ultimate kitchen appliance, they allow you to come home to sumptuous stews, filling soups and perfect puddings with just a few minutes preparation in the mornings. With ideas for one-step dishes, indulgent family treats and meals to freeze for the busy days ahead, this collection will provide great ideas for you to make the most of your slow cooker.
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    Complete Puppy & Dog Care

    By Bruce Fogle
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    Bruce Fogle
    Whether you're buying a pedigree puppy or rescuing a crossbreed, in Complete Puppy & Dog Care, practising vet Dr Bruce Fogle tells you all you need to know to keep your dog happy. From which breed to choose, to tips for helping your dog bond with the family, as well as health advice and information on nutrition, training and playing, this book really has everything you need to know.In Complete Puppy & Dog Care, Dr Bruce Fogle shares the benefit of his 40 years' clinical expertise. Find out how to make the most of your relationship with your dog and look after its health and wellbeing. Choose from the best breeds for a wide range of lifestyles from apartment dweller to allergy sufferer. Assess your dog's personality and ensure a stress-free homecoming for all the family. Solve all familiar and less common problems from dog training, to feeding, exercise, aggression and fearfulness.Packed with information, Complete Puppy & Dog Care includes latest technology such as DNA testing for genetic predisposition to illness.
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    1001 Bikes

    By Guy Kesteven
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    Guy Kesteven
    Never before have so many bicycles been profiled within one beautifully illustrated volume. 1001 Bikes to Dream of Riding Before You Die explores in detail the greatest bikes of all time and from across the globe: from the early historic velocipedes of the 1890s to the arrival of today's standard upright bikes that dominate the marketplace. This comprehensive book brings together models from every cycling discipline, from road to mountain biking and BMX to track racing. Key brands are also represented, from the Italian maestros Colnago, Bianchi, De Rosa, and Pinarello to the American ambassadors, Trek and Specialized. Also included are many of the smaller but equally influential designers, such as BMC, Scott, LeMond, and Cerv?lo.1001 Bikes to Dream of Riding Before You Die celebrates the designs and individual stories behind the world's most influential, groundbreaking, and high-profile bicycles. A detailed photograph of each bike-whether it is a racing shot or stock manufacturing image-is accompanied by illuminating and insightful text revealing the history, development, and importance of each of the 1001 bikes featured.Each entry details every bike's specifications and manufacturing history, as well as the impact it has had on the bicycle industry. A visually stunning compendium, the book allows readers to trace the evolution of the bicycle, from its early incarnations in wood, all the way through to the record-breaking race bikes of the contemporary world. It promises to be an intriguing read for all bicycle enthusiasts and experts.
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    Daily Mail Big Book of Quick Crosswords Volume 6

    By Daily Mail
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    Daily Mail
    A massive collection of quick but challenging crossword puzzles from the Daily Mail's extensive archives. Perfect for killing time at home or on the daily commute, every time you open this bumper book you'll be giving your greymatter a workout!
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    Daily Mail Big Book of Cryptic Crosswords Volume 5

    By Daily Mail
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    Daily Mail
    This bumper collection will have you flexing your analytical skills for hours on end with 200 brilliant but tormenting puzzles.Perfect for shocking your brain into gear, Daily Mail Big Book of Cryptic Crosswords 5 is an absorbing source of entertainment for any spare moments which will provide you with hours of fun.
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