101 Foods That Could Save Your Life!

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Random House LLC, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 436 pages
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When it comes to food, nature provides a wealth of delicious choices. But each one also supplies unique health benefits. From apples to yogurt, this comprehensive encyclopedia of power foods from top nutritionist David Grotto proves that what tastes good can also be good for you—and tells you why. Did you know...

• A handful of tart 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

In working with thousands of clients over many years and searching for the most nutritious and tasty foods, David Grotto made a simple but profound discovery: telling people what they couldn’t eat was far less effective than telling them what they could. So began his list of power foods, rich in nutrients, loaded with disease-fighting antioxidants and important omega fats—and surprisingly more familiar than you might expect.

More than a reference book,101 Foods That Could Save Your Lifewill make a significant impact on your health by guiding you to gradually add these foods to your diet. Plus, each entry includes a history of the food’s origin, therapeutic benefits along with scientific research, tips for use and preparation, and an appetizing recipe from a leading chef or nutritionist. Prepare to awaken your tastebuds, lose excess weight, and feel the healing begin.


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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

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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

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Contents

AGAVE
6
AMARANTH
13
APRICOTS
20
ASPARAGUS
27
Av0cADo
35
BASIL
41
BLACKBERRIES
50
BROCCOLI
56
PEARS
236
PEC IS
239
PEPPERS
242
PERSIMMON
245
PINEAPPLES
249
PISTACHIOS
253
PLUMS
256
POMEGRANATE
259

CABBAGE
63
CAROB
70
FLOWER
83
CHOCOLATE
90
CINNAMON
98
COFFEE
104
CRA BERRlES
117
EGGP LANT
124
ELDERBERRY
130
FENEL
136
GARLIC
143
GOII BERRIES
153
GUAVA
160
HONEY
167
HORSERADISH OR WASABI
176
LEMONS
182
MANGO
189
MINT
196
MUSHROOMS
200
OATS
204
OLIVES
208
ONIONS Zll ORANGES
215
OREGANO
219
PAPAYA
222
PARSLEY
225
PASSlO FRUIT
229
PEANUTS
232
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
SWEET POTATOES
320
TEFF
328
TU RMERI C
334
WATERM ELON
342
WH EY
349
2 000Calorie Meal Plan
357
RECIPE CREDITS
365
INDEX
415
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David Grotto, RD, LDN, is the president and founder of Nutrition Housecall, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in nutrition communications, lecturing and consulting services, and personalized at-home dietary services. He served as a national media spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association and has been featured in numerous print, radio, and television interviews. Grotto serves on the scientific advisory board at Fitness magazine and is the author of 101 Optimal Life Foods. He lives with his wife, three children, and two dogs in Elmhurst, Illinois.

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