SUGAR SNUB EATING OUT GUIDE
BY CLAIRE WHITE
A new eating out guide that details the sugar content of menus from the main high street co ee shops, restaurants and fast food chains, and the listings provide the sugar content in order of teaspoons in food and drink to help customers make smarter sugar choices. Also included are levels of fat, saturated fat, salt and calories. An essential book for those who eat out but wish to keep their sugar intake to a minimum.
(Sugar Snub) £8.99 / £3.99 ebook, from sugarsnub.co.uk and Amazon.
BY HELEN VANDERBURG
Vanderburg’s 16-years of experience of fu- sion exercise and training shines through this wonderful book, which combines fitness, Pilates, yoga and barre workouts to gain strength, muscle definition, exibility and balance. Readers are guided through a ve-step programme which includes fitness level, goals and activity preferences alongside the 15 ready-to-follow workouts and over 100 exercises and poses. Highly recommended.
(Human Kinetics) £16.99 humankinetics.com
SECRET OF LOVE
BY MANISH VYAS
Through seven devotional and inspiring tracks, Vyas’s sensuous voice is accompanied by traditional Indian instruments such as the santoor and the tabla with drums and keyboards. The multi-talented Vyas also blends elements of Indian pop, folk mu- sic and poetry to create a lush soundscape that’s perfect for any occasion.
(White Swan Records)
BY KRIS CARR
An excellent guide to the world of fruit and vegetable elixirs, which features over 100 new recipes to boost immunity, fight inflammation, lift moods, improve the skin and much more. It also provides a range of practical information such as how to stay super healthy without spending lots of money and everything you need to know about superfoods. The book also includes a wonderful three-day cleanse. (Hay House) £14.99
DR ZAK’S PEANUT BUTTERS
This tasty new range of ‘next generation’ high protein peanut butters is available in four deli- cious avours: ‘Chocolate Fudge Brownie’, ‘Chocolate Orange’, ‘Banoffee’ and ‘Original’ in both smooth and crunchy varieties. The butters are infused with Shea and coconut oil and contain whey protein isolate that allows your body to quickly and easily absorb the 35g or protein each 100g of the nut butters contain.
£4.50 available from musclefood.com
BY JUDY HALL
Acclaimed crystal expert Judy Hall shows how crystals can help with mindfulness meditation by anchoring us in the present moment to enjoy a quiet mind. Part one of the book looks at mindfulness topics such as staying grounded and becoming centred, while part two features a comprehensive crystal mindfulness directory with 25 crystals, each with an exercise for a specific purpose that help us to gain emotional, mental and spiritual health. (Watkins Publishing)
MELLO WATERMELON JUICE & ROASTED WATERMELON SEEDS
These delicious cold-pressed juices are 100 per cent natural and are packed with vitamins A and C to keep you hydrated, while its beauty boosting benefits include clearing up acne and helping reduce dry skin, fine lines and wrinkles. The tasty range of roasted Watermelon Seeds provides a natural sauce of essential vitamins, healthy unsaturated fats and protein. They’re great for snacking on or adding to recipes.
Watermelon Juice £2.49 from Waitrose.
Watermelon Seeds £3.49 from Holland & Barrett.
ALTO AROMATHERAPY DIFFUSER
This innovative aromatherapy diffuser combines contemporary de- sign with state-of-the-art di using technology and a built in Bluetooth speaker that allows you to enjoy nely crafted fragrances while listening to your favourite music. The diffuser has an automatic shut off, and a number of mist settings and warm ambient lighting to suit your mood, while the stunning design incorporates an oak wood base with a stylish clear or frosted glass lid. Amazing!
BY KATE GAVLICK
These handy ‘wellness ashcards’ by holis- tic nutritionist Gavlick are about the size of a deck of a tarot cards and are ideal for the kitchen and for taking to the health food store. Super Smoothies is a collection of 50 mouthwatering recipes that feature superfoods including baobab, camu camu and matcha to serve speci c goals such as boost- ing your mood, replacing meals and pre and post workouts. Highly recommended.
(Deckopedia Publishing) $19.99 available from deckopedia.com
ESJA SKYR YOGHURT
This scrumptious yoghurt is 100 per cent organic, naturally fat free, and is rich in cal- cium and vitamins and bursting with natu- ral protein. Not only is it good for us – the production facility is 100 per cent carbon neutral, making it truly responsibly sourced food. Available in four delicious avours in- cluding ‘Strawberry’ and ‘Mango’, it can be added to smoothies and can be used on cereals instead of milk. Yummy!
£2.25 from Planet Organic.
These quick and easy new breakfast op- tions are bursting with protein, vitamins and bre to help you stay fuller for longer. The range includes ‘Porridge Protioats’, an energising milk of rolled oats packed with fibre and protein, ‘Protiflakes’ made from 100 per cent wholegrain wheat with added vitamins and iron, and ‘Liquid Breakfast’ a protein drink in five delicious flavours.
From £1.49, available in most supermarkets.
BY KATE GAVLICK
Another excellent offering from Gavlick, who provides 50 hearty juice recipes to fuel your body with all the nutrients it needs to thrive. The cards offer more than just recipes each provides practical tips and tricks on how to juice with everything from sweet potatoes to parsley, and the cards are categorised to address specific health goals such as detoxing, reducing stress and improving the skin.
(Deckopedia Publishing) $19.99 available from deckopedia.com
BY KIRTAN SOUL REVIVAL
The latest album from New York’s funkiest mantra band KRS, that uniquely blend soul-stirring vocals, three part harmonies and guitar- driven funk combined with Sanskrit mantras and original music to inspire positivity and love. This delightful o ering features eight remixes by talented electronic music produc- ers and DJs including Srikalogy and Duke Mushroom that will inspire your yoga practice and uplift you at home.
(Kirtan Soul Revival) $7.92 from iTunes and CD Baby.
FISH CAN’T CLIMB TREES
BY HELYN CONNERR
This unique and thought provok- ing book provides everything read- ers need to easily identify how a person thinks, learns, and communicates naturally, and how best to connect with them. It uses the Mercury ModelTM, an accessible method which identi es each person’s way of expressing the archetypal energy of Mercury, the mythological god of communication, which corresponds to the placement of the planet Mercury at their time of birth.
(Watkins Publishing) £12.99 watkinspublishing.com
100 MINDFULNESS MEDITATIONS
BY NEIL SELIGMAN
With over 20 years experience in mindfulness practice and teaching, Seligman has pro- duced an exceptional book on mindfulness, which provides a comprehensive account of mindfulness theory and practice, with clear instructions for 100 mindfulness medita- tions. The book is divided into three sections: Foundations for Mindfulness Practice, Applying Mindfulness in Daily Life, and Advanced Practices which help enhance creativity, build compassion, reduce anxiety and nurture inner calm. Highly recommended.
(Conscious House) £12.99 available from Amazon.
BAMBOO ATLANTIC HOODY
This luscious heavyweight bamboo hoody feels ultra soft next to your skin, and features a full-length zip and zip pockets, hood draw- cords, ribbed cuffs and a ribbed waistband. And as it’s made from bamboo fabric, it wicks away moisture from the skin, provides UV protection, is naturally anti-bacterial and regulates temperature – so perfect for at home or those cold days outside.