Chicken Health For Dummies

Author: Julie Gauthier,Ludlow

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118460987

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

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Everything you need to care for and keep happy, healthychickens With directives on diagnosing and treating sick or ailingchickens, as well as general information on how to keep chickens inpeak condition, Chicken Health For Dummies is your go-toguide on how to best care for and keep chickens. Inside, you'll get everything you need to know about chickenhealth and wellness: an encyclopedia full of common andnot-so-common diseases, injuries, symptoms, and cures that chickenowners may encounter. Chicken Health For Dummies provideschicken owners with one handy, all-encompassing resource. Helps you identify potential hazards and signs of ill health inyour chicken Shows you how to properly examine chickens to identify andisolate potential health issues before they spread to the rest ofthe flock An encyclopedia full of common and uncommon diseases, injuries,symptoms, and cures for chickens Chicken Health For Dummies joins Raising Chickens ForDummies and Building Chickens Coops For Dummies to roundout the For Dummies reference library as a must-have resource forboth rural and urban chicken owners.
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Raising Chickens For Dummies

Author: Kimberly Willis,Rob Ludlow

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118982789

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

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Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place! This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies provides the most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects of keeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll find hands-on, easy-to-follow instructions on choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing for your birds, feeding your chickens for optimal health, combating laying issues, controlling pests and predators, optimizing egg production, and much more. Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular—and growing—pastime. If you're interested in keeping chickens as pets or as a source for eggs, Raising Chickens For Dummies gives you plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to about caring for chickens. Inside, you'll learn about basic chicken biology, breeds, and behavior, which chicken breed is best for you, how many you need, ways to spot healthy chickens, how to build a chicken coop, best practices for mating your chickens, how to incubate eggs, how to hatch and nurture chicks, manage laying hens, collect and store eggs, and butcher meat birds. Offers practical advice on choosing and purchasing chickens Helps you construct the right housing for your chickens Provides tips on feeding and caring for your chickens Includes top tips for raising healthy chickens Whether you're a first-time poulterer or you've been raising chickens for years, this comprehensive guideprovides practical how-to advice for keeping chickens in virtually any backyard.
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Keeping Chickens For Dummies

Author: Pammy Riggs,Kimberley Willis,Ludlow

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119994187

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

View: 8397

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Practical how-to advice for keeping chickens "For me, raising chickens, for eggs and meat, has been one of the most enjoyable aspects of our family farm. I am a great admirer of "chicken whisperer" Pammy Riggs, and with her two co-authors she has produced an admirably thorough guide to enjoying the pleasures and avoiding the pitfalls of keeping chickens. Get the book, and take the feathery plunge!" - Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Keeping Chickens For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of keeping chickens, from constructing a hutch to the correct feeding regime. It offers expert advice straight from the River Cottage ‘Chicken Whisperer', so whether you're looking to raise chickens for eggs, meat, or just the entertainment value and fun - Keeping Chickens For Dummies is the perfect place to start. Keeping Chickens For Dummies: Shows you how to keep chickens in different conditions Offers guidance on choosing and purchasing chickens Gives great step-by-step advice on constructing the right housing Provides expert advice on how to feed and care for your chickens
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The Healthy Heart Cookbook For Dummies

Author: James M. Rippe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118069242

Category: Cooking

Page: 384

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A heart healthy regimen needn’t be torture. Two hours on a stationary bike, followed by a dish of low-fat cottage cheese topped with a lonely sprig of parsley may be your idea of what it takes to maintain heart health—but it’s actually a lot more enjoyable and fun! Cardiac fitness, like any new lifestyle plan, can be achieved with only a few basic modifications to your diet and activity level. With The Healthy Heart Cookbook For Dummies, you’ll follow an exciting and delicious food regimen, destined to give you and your heart a boost. Written by James Rippe, a leading cardiologist and chef, and with over 100 recipes from a cadre of expert dietitians and fifty top chefs, you’ll discover some of the secrets to heart health, some common fallacies, and get the lowdown on a few life-saving basics: The risk factors for heart disease—and how to control them The eight key eating habits affecting heart health—includ ing the number of calories, cholesterol and fat, and antioxidant-rich foods you consume “Bad” versus “good” cholesterol—the world of saturated, monosaturated, and polyunsaturated fats Nature’s gift to health—phytochemicals and what foods contain them Smart shopping tips—including common supermarket traps, and how to select produce, meats, seafood, dairy, grains, and from the deli counter You’ll discover what a snap it is to prepare your own menu, assemble meals that are nutritious and balanced and also meet every sort of dietary need (including high blood pressure, diabetes, and food allergies). The book’s rich cornucopia of recipes will help you explore the delicious possibilities of every meal and dish, including: Breakfast and brunch—including Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins, Peach Scones, and Eggs Benedict with Asparagus and Low-Fat Hollandaise Sauce Appetizers and snacks—including Homemade Dill and Celery Seed Hummus and Chilled Hapa Shrimp Rolls and Thai Citrus Dipping Sauce Seafood—including Red Snapper with Braised Fennel and Spinach and Seared Scallops in Grilled Eggplant with Mango Salad Poultry and Meat—including Lemon-Grilled Cornish Hens, Healthy Heart Beef Stroganoff, and Herb-Crusted Lamb Loin with Braised Fennel and Fresh Mint Vegetarian Entrees—including Curried Tofu and Vegetable-Stuffed Pitas with Cashews and Raisins With sixteen pages of full-color photos, black-and-white how-to illustrations, a summary cheat sheet of need-to-know info, and humorous cartoons, The Healthy Heart For Dummies Cookbook helps you build a sensible foundation for overall fitness—beginning with your heart.
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Chicken Soup for the Soul Healthy Living Series: Back Pain

Important Facts, Inspiring Stories

Author: Jack Canfield,Mark Victor Hansen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1453280146

Category: Self-Help

Page: 144

View: 9616

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Chicken Soup for the Soul joins forces with top doctors to give you the cutting-edge medical information you need and the positive inspiration to thrive. Each book features true stories from other patients plus information on diet, lifestyle adjustments, diagnosis, medical tests and procedures, along with care-giving and emotional issues from the medical sector's most informed experts. The best inspiration meets the best information… • Diagnostic Tools • Working with Your Doctor • Setting Treatment Goals • Avoiding Therapy Quacks • Preventing Osteoporosis • Developing an Exercise Plan • Acupuncture and Alternative Therapies • Beating Back Pain
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Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies

Author: Meri Reffetto

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111880788X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 408

View: 5368

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Get proven results from this safe, effective, and easy-to-follow diet The glycemic load is a ranking system for carbohydrate-rich food that measures the amount of carbohydrates in a serving. The glycemic index indicates how rapidly a carbohydrate is digested and released as glucose (sugar) into the bloodstream. Using the Glycemic Index is a proven method for calculating the way carbohydrates act in your body to help you lose weight, safely, quickly, and effectively. The second edition of The Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies presents this system in an easy-to-apply manner, giving you the tools and tips you need to shed unwanted pounds and improve your overall health. You'll not only discover how to apply the glycemic index to your existing diet plan, but you'll also get new and updated information on how to develop a healthy lifestyle. Recommends foods that boost metabolism, promote weight loss, and provide longer-lasting energy Features delicious GI recipes for glycemic-friendly cooking at home Includes exercises for maintaining glycemic index weight loss and promoting physical fitness Offers guidance on shopping for food as well as eating at restaurants and away from home Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies, 2nd Edition is for anyone looking for an easy-to-apply guide to making the switch to this healthy lifestyle.
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Chicken Coops: 15 Simple Coops Ideas and Tips on Raising Your Birds on a Budget

(How to Build Chicken Coop, Raising Chickens for Dummies)

Author: Mary Kids

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781535383400

Category:

Page: 30

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Getting Your FREE Bonus Download this book, read it to the end and see "BONUS: Your FREE Gift"chapter after the conclusion. Chicken Coops:(FREE Bonus Included)15 Simple Coops Ideas And Tips On Raising Your Birds On A Budget In order to create chicken coops, a lot of people do great loads of work. Therefore, this book has been written in order to provide an efficient guide to all of those people. Raising birds on a budget can be challenging; however, with efficacious labor and proper guidance, the purpose can be fulfilled. In addition, usually people tend to follow the old ideas to keep their birds healthy, yet with the change in environment these ideas are not efficient enough sometimes. This book incorporates simple coop ideas and tips for efficient rising of birds on a budget. After, this book, you will get to learn about the tools, materials, and equipment required for chicken coops. Moreover, the basic foundations for chicken coops are also discussed here to benefit the reader. In addition, the entire process for building the coop is also added here. Furthermore, the tips and techniques for techniques for feeding the chickens are included for various climates. Tools, Materials and Equipment Required for Chicken Coops. Foundations for Chicken Coop. Building Process of Chicken Coops. Tips for Different Climate for the Health and Safety of Chickens. Tips to Feed Your Chicken for Their Growth. Therefore, this book is an amazing manual for chicken coops. In addition, this book will also discuss the tips and ideas on raising your birds on a budget. Download your E book " Chicken Coops: 15 Simple Coops Ideas And Tips On Raising Your Birds On A Budget " by scrolling up and clicking "Buy Now with 1-Click" button!
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Restaurant Calorie Counter For Dummies

Author: Rust

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118087275

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 480

View: 2947

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Achieve your dietary and lifestyle goals even when eating out Whether you're trying to lose weight, eat healthier, or control or prevent diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, this handy guide arms you with a portable, quick, and easy way to get nutritional information whenever and wherever you want. Restaurant Calorie Counter For Dummies gives you fast access to the calorie, fat, saturated fat, carb, fiber, protein, and sodium counts found in food products of thousands of fast-food and chain restaurants. Nutritional information for big name franchises like Burger King, Applebee's, Pizza Hut, and Cracker Barrel Expert advice on the healthiest options at the most popular drive-thru destinations as well as your favorite sit-down chains Tips and tricks for eating meals on-the-go for those with diabetes, high cholesterol, or high blood pressure. Special tips for athletes, as well as the best bets for kids. Tuck this compact guide into your glove box, briefcase, or purse, and have key calorie information at your fingertips at all times!
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Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies

Author: Alan L. Rubin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118944275

Category: Cooking

Page: 416

View: 7345

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Discover how to eat a well-balanced diabetic diet Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies gives you everything youneed to create healthy and diabetic-friendly meals. In this revisedand updated edition, you'll discover how easy it is to managediabetes through diet. With tons of new recipes—many of themvegetarian—and the latest information on diabetes testing,monitoring, and maintenance, this book will help guide you down apath to a healthier you. With an anticipated price tag close to $3.4 billion annually bythe year 2020, diabetes is one of the costliest health hazards inthe U.S. If you're one of the 25.8 million Americans suffering fromdiabetes, this hands-on, friendly guide arms you with the mostup-to-date nutritional information and shows you how to startcooking—and eating—your way to better health. Offers 100+ new and revised diabetic recipes for every meal ofthe day Features changes in fat, carbohydrate, and proteinrecommendations that parallel the meal plan recommendations of theAmerican Diabetes Association Covers how to make smart choices when eating out, shopping forfood, and setting up a diabetic kitchen Introduces ways to involve diabetic children in meal planningand preparation If you're diabetic and want to learn how to make lifestylechanges that count, Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies shows youhow the food you eat can help treat, prevent, and managediabetes.
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Nutrition For Dummies

Author: Carol Ann Rinzler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118093030

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 408

View: 1732

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Get the facts on good nutrition, slim down, and feel great You've been hearing it since you were a little kid: "You are what you eat." But unlike most adages you've long since debunked, this wise saying is true! Good nutrition is the key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and lifelong good health?no matter how you slice it. Nutrition For Dummies is a one-size-fits-all guide to nutrition for anyone who may have fallen asleep in health class, wants to brush up on what they already know, or is looking to keep up-to-speed on the latest guidelines and research. It shows you how to manage your diet so you get the most bang (nutrients) for your buck (calories) and gives you the skinny on how to put together a healthy shopping list, how to prepare foods that are good for the body and soul, and ten easy ways to cut calories. More than 20% new and updated information for this edition, including the truth about feeding your brain, vitamin D supplements, and energy drinks Coverage of the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines For Americans report Other titles by Rinzler: Controlling Cholesterol For Dummies An apple a day may not necessarily keep the doctor away, but with the simple guidance of Nutrition For Dummies, you can be on your way to living a happier, healthier ever after.
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