ARACARIA GUIDES

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There are many books written about most subjects. But not everybody has the time to read hundreds of pages to find out the essential facts. This is where our Guides come in.

Each Guide consists of eight A4 pages that fold into each other. The given subject has been researched thoroughly and condensed into this format. In this way the reader will be able to gain a significant overview of the subject/ The layout is clear and easy on the eye.

The Guides are quality printed in full colour and protection coated on both sides. The material is a sturdy board. Our Guides are made to last and provide information at a fingertip for many years to come.

 

120 Healthiest Foods Guide:

Use this guide to find instantly the nutrients in each food. Look up the food that provides the daily requirement for the 29 nutrients that are graphically presented. This is an easy way to establish perfect food balance. An easy to follow and essential kitchen companion. The list is complied from authoritative sources and the selection of foods focuses on those that are readily available, natural, unprocessed and generally inexpensive. 

 

Detox Guide:

Toxins are pathogens that damage cells. They are poisons that harm the body. Our bodies are naturally adept in filtering out poisons, preventing them from doing harm and eliminating them from the body. Problems arise when many toxins are consistently introduced over a length of time. These could be alcohol, nicotine, caffeine or sugar. Environmental poisons increasingly impact on our bodies. These toxins include pesticides, herbicides and other chemicals used in growing food. Smog and air pollution, synthetic food additives, artificial sweeteners and water impurities can all enter our bodies, sometimes with our knowledge, sometimes without. We can substantially overcome these issues with an informed diet that strengthens the body, takes stress from the digestive system and helps to eliminate toxins. Many everyday foods have detoxing potential. This Guide provides a helpful overview of the subject and highlights lifestyle changes which will improve overall health and well-being.

 

Diet Essentials Guide:

GOOD NUTRITION is about finding the right balance between carbohydrates, protein, fat, fibre and micronutrients. Good nutrition reflects in the body’s functions and also in its appearance. Eyes, skin, hair and teeth are indicators of how well the body is nourished. Good nutrition is fundamental to achieving healthy weight loss or weight gain. Poor nutrition increases the risk of diseases including obesity, heart disease and cancer. This Guide provides a comprehensive overview of the components that determine nutrition. It is designed as a quick reference that can be consulted any time, anywhere. Becoming more aware of the dietary and nutritional implications associated with every bite of food, drink and medication we take in is the first step towards a healthy body and a happy mind.

 

Gluten Free Guide:

If you are gluten sensitive, have an allergic reaction to gluten or are a potential coeliac disease sufferer, knowing how to embark on a reduced-gluten or gluten-free diet may become crucial to your health. 
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley. It gives bread elasticity and for many people eating foods that contain gluten is not a problem. 
An increasing number of individuals experience symptoms of unwellness that cannot be easily diagnosed. When these people change to a reduced-gluten or gluten-free diet the symptoms ease and can disappear. 
It is important for health and well-being to be informed about this important issue, to understand the facts, the dangers and the solutions which are possible. Inlcudes: What Is Gluten & What Does It Do?, Coeliac Disease, Causes & Symptoms, 352 Safe Foods, Ingredients & Additives, 66 Not Safe Foods, Ingredients & Additives, 45 Gluten Free Flour, Meal, Starch Alternatives. This Guide provides an important overview.

 

Green Smoothie Guide:

Green Smoothies can be made from a huge variety of whole, raw vegetables, fruit and other nourishing ingredients. Many creative combinations are possible. The Green Smoothies Guide introduces 157 popular smoothie ingredients and provides a nutritional overview of each. This Guide is an indispensable shopping aide and a great prompt for your own creative experimentation. 

 

The Raw Food Guide:

A raw food diet should include a selection of raw fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and sprouted whole grains. Understanding the principles of raw food and incorporating them, at least to some extent, into the daily diet routine, will bring immediate health benefits, add life-energy and provide a feeling of lightness, vitality and well-being. This Guide presents a useful and practical overview of all aspects raw foodism.

 

Sugar & Fructose Guide:

Less than 200 years ago, sugar was a highly prized, rare commodity only available to the most privileged. For many years sugar production was controlled by the British East India company. Vast cane plantations, worked by slave labour, were established in many tropical regions. To break this sugar monopoly, Napoleon promoted the planting of sugar beet and once the extraction process was industrialised, the consumption of sugar rose dramatically and has not stopped increasing. Especially since the introduction of HFCS (high fructose cane sugar) sugar consumption has skyrocketed to levels that would have been completely unimaginable only a couple of decades ago. Now there is much talk about sugar addiction and the negative impact sugar in its various forms has on general health. Increases in obesity and diabetes are all linked to sugar. 
The Sugar & Fructose Guide provides such a convenient and easily accessible overview.

 

The Building Blocks of Perfect Health Guide:

This Guide provides an extensive and useful overview of the most important nutritional elements. Included are vitamins, macro minerals, trace minerals,flavonoids, fatty acids, amino acids and other nutrients. Each item is discussed in detail. There is also a convenient shopping reference to make shopping for healthy foods very easy.