101 Optimal Life Foods: Alleviate Stress, Ease Muscle Pain, Boost Short-Term Memory, and Eat Your Way to Great Health...One Delicious Bite at a Time

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 29, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 448 pages
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In this revolutionary guide, leading nutritionist David Grotto shares everyday foods that will help to remedy health issues large and small.

From headaches to joint pain, acne to anxiety, chronically cold feet to depression, 101 Optimal Life Foods takes on thirty of the most common health issues–and shows you how to introduce healing fare to your diet through delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes. Inside you’ll discover that

• Chocolate, tea, and dried plums reduce the signs of aging skin.
• Combining walnuts and cherries can lead to the best sleep of your life.
• Artichoke leaves bring relief from common stomach ailments.
• Oysters can alleviate the effects of crippling migraines.
• Wasabi helps treat bad breath.

More than twenty-five years of clinical experience have shown Grotto just how powerful food can be in the lives of his patients. Now his individualized meal plans make it easy for you to incorporate healing foods into your own diet, using such tempting recipes as Cherry Zinger Smoothie, Tropical Fruit and Shrimp Gazpacho, and Mediterranean Grilled Bluefish. By combining the most flavorful, nutritious foods in the world with the latest breakthrough research, Grotto will help you become the healthiest you’ve ever been in your life!


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Registered dietitian and nutrition spokesperson Grotto delves deeper into the healing aspects of the same foods discussed in his previous 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life. In the first section ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
SECTION ONE
THE SKIN YOURE IN
GO WITH THE FLOW
HOUSE OF PAIN
ITS ALL ABOUTPERFORMANCE
CHECK YOUR PLUMBING
A GOOD FOUNDATION
EYES ON THE FUTURE
SECTION TWO
SELECTED RESOURCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

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About the author (2009)

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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