Like you, Michele Chevalley Hedge wants to be able to eat delicious food, enjoy the odd glass of wine and still feel great.
In this book, Michele draws on all the latest research and her many years' experience as a nutritionist to provide a solution that works for the average busy person who wants to be healthy.
The sheer amount of nutritional information available nowadays can be overwhelming. But if we're not eating well, we feel the impact in every part of our lives. Not only can a poor diet lead to weight gain, the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, but it also adversely affects our moods, our ability to sleep well and our energy levels - in short, everything we need to function well in this modern age.
So, what's the answer? Certainly not deprivation; all the science tells us that 'diets' (especially the extreme, yo-yo variety) don't work. What the science does show is that eating a balanced diet of nourishing wholefoods - with the odd treat thrown in - is your ticket to ageing well, a lean healthy body, a sense of vitality, abundant energy and better brain function.
This book is not about yo-yo dieting or trying to fit into your jeans by Friday. It's a joyful guide to life and a sustainable way of eating for long-term good health.