Australians are living longer than ever yet rates of diabetes and cardiovascular disease are skyrocketing. The realities of modern life mean that many of us struggle with being overweight or exhausted. We eat too much sugar or drink too much, we spend all day sitting down and we don’t get enough exercise, relaxation and sleep. We are bombarded with conflicting health advice yet we don’t know where to turn for help.
In this book the experts from one of Australia’s finest medical research institutes, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, will unravel the myths around healthy living for you. You’ll learn what, when and how to eat, what kind of physical activity you need, and how to achieve good mental health. You will also learn how you can monitor your risk of disease and what steps you can take to achieve long lasting wellbeing. The Baker IDI Wellness Plan provides evidence-based advice that you can trust and all the tools you need to create a long, happy and healthy life. Includes: - 80 healthy and delicious recipes plus 4-week meal plans - Wellness Action Plan to track your steps towards wellbeing - Tips on healthy habits, eating and exercise - Definition of common risk factors - Checklist of medical tests for every decade