101 Foods That Could Save Your Life (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 26, 2007 - Health & Fitness
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When it comes to food, nature provides a wealth of delicious choices. But each one also supplies unique health benefits. Leading nutritionist David Grotto reveals a wealth of power foods, from apples to yogurt, and explains why
 
• A handful of cherries before bed can help you sleep better
• Hot peppers may fight skin cancer
• Potatoes may reduce the risk of stroke
• Grape juice may be as heart-healthy as red wine
• Honey can help wounds heal faster
 
Each entry features a history of a food’s origin, a list of therapeutic benefits, information on scientific research, tips for use and preparation, and an appetizing recipe from a leading chef or nutritionist. Prepare to awaken your taste buds, lose weight, and let the healing begin!
  

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Review: 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life

User Review  - Jenny Stringham - Goodreads

I pull this book out as a reference all the time. My kids are used to me at the dinner table referring to this book and why it's so important that I made such and such. I can usually get a couple of more bites out of my picky eaters :) Read full review

Review: 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life

User Review  - Theresa Romano-ross - Goodreads

One of the best and well written books I have read regarding individual foods their nutrient components, health benefits and folklore of the food! Insightful to the average person and informative to any foodie!!! Read full review

Contents

FROM AgAi TO YOGLIRT l
3
BLACKBERRIES
50
CAROB
70
CARROTS
73
CAULIFLOWER
77
CELERY
80
CHARD
83
CHERRIES
86
OATS
204
OLIVES
208
ONIONS
211
ORANGES
215
OREGANO
219
PAPAYA
222
PARSLEY
225
PASSION FRUIT
229

CHOCOLATE
90
CILANTROCORIANDER
94
CINNAMON
98
CLOVES
102
COFFEE
104
CORN
109
CRANBERRIES
113
CUMIN
117
CURRANTS
120
EGGPLANT
123
EGGS
126
ELDERBERRY
130
FENNEL
133
FIGS
136
FLAX
140
GARLIC
143
GINGER
147
GOII BERRIES
150
GRAPEFRUIT
153
GRAPES
157
GUAVA
160
HAZELNUTS
164
HONEY
166
HORSERADISH OR WASABI
171
KALE
176
KIWI
179
LEMONS
182
LIMES
186
MANGO
189
MILLET
193
MINT
196
MUSHROOMS
200
PEANUTS
232
PEARS
236
PECANS
239
PEPPERS
242
PERSIMMON
245
PINEAPPLES
249
PISTACHIOS
253
PLUMS
256
POMEGRANATE
259
POTATOES
262
PUMPKIN
266
QUINOA
269
RASPBERRIES
272
RICE BROWN
276
ROMAINE LETTUCE
280
ROSEMARY
283
RYE
286
SALMON
290
SARDINES
293
SESAME
296
SORGHUM
299
SOY
302
SPELT
305
SPINACH
309
STRAWBERRIES
313
SUNFLOWER SEEDS
316
TEFF
328
TU RMERIC
342
2 000Caloric Meal Plan
361
REFERENCES
367
INDEX
411
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About the author (2007)

David Grotto, RD, LDN, is the national media spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, and president and founder of Nutrition Housecall, LLC, a nutrition consulting firm that offers personalized at-home and group dietary guidance. Formerly the director of nutrition education at the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care in Evanston, Illinois, he continues his private practice. Grotto lives in Elmhurst, Illinois.


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