Cooking the RealAge Way: Turn back your biological clock with more than 80 delicious and easy recipes

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Harper Collins, Jun 3, 2003 - Cooking - 384 pages
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Looking for meals that are delicious, healthy, and easy to make? How does Shiitake Mushroom and Asparagus Frittata with Smoked Salmon sound? Or a Roasted Red Pepper and Kalamata Olive Sicilian Salad? Or Pistachio Pilaf with Butternut Squash and Gingered Cranberry Sauce? They sound very tasty, but would you believe they can also actually help you control your genes, making your RealAge younger? You don't have to be at the mercy of heredity. It's true: These recipes and many more have been developed and tested by Dr. Michael F. Roizen, author of the bestselling RealAge, Are You as Young as You Can Be?, and Dr. John La Puma, who is also a professionally trained chef. With his RealAge program, Dr. Roizen has already helped tens of thousands of people turn back the clock. Now he and Dr. La Puma are cooking things up in the kitchen in Cooking the RealAge Way.

Cooking the RealAge Way offers more than eighty easy, healthful, and scrumptious recipes, all of which prove that nutritious meals don't have to be time consuming, filled with hard-to-find ingredients, ortaste like they're good for you. These recipes explode in flavor and are low in aging fats and sugar and high in Omega-3 oils, flavonoids, and antioxidants. Each recipe provides a detailed description of that meal's age-reducing benefits, and every meal of the day is covered -- from breakfast's melt-in-your-mouth Golden Banana Pancakes with Fresh Raspberries to the after-dinner pičce de resistance Chocolate Strawberry Sundae. The meals are so appetizing, you'll forget that they are good for you and make them again and again.

Cooking the RealAge Way also features:

  • The Kitchen IQ test -- use it to find out if your kitchen is aging you and how to stock your kitchen to make yourself younger with what you eat
  • The benefits of using fresh produce in season
  • The advantages of using the best herbs and spices -- and how to grow them in your garden
  • Tips on improving your family's eating habits
  • Easy culinary techniques, from blanching to grilling

Finally, a cookbook that both your nutritionist and inner gourmand will love.

 

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Cooking the RealAge way: turn back your biological clock with more than 80 delicious and easy recipes

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Roizen's third book on his RealAge diet, this contains recipes and suggestions meant to help people stick with that approach. The first third contains extensive instructions for stocking a kitchen ... Read full review

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Contents

Cooking the RealAge
1
Kitchen of Youth
18
The WellStocked RealAge Kitchen
62
The RealAge Pantry
76
Becoming a RealAge Chef
89
RealAge Cooking and Your Family
121
RealAge Meals for Busy People
131
Eating Out the RealAge Way
137
Shiitake Mushroom and Asparagus Frittata with Smoked SalmonLight
175
Double Strawberry Blender BlastCheese Blintzes with BlueberryLime
228
RiceWasabi Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Sweet OnionsSucculent
237
Winter Produce
283
Toasted Oatmeal with Double Mango and Toasted WalnutsToasted Quinoa
307
Herbs and Spices
318
Vegetarianism and Organic Food
334
Recommended References
345

Cooking by the Seasons
142

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About the author (2003)

Michael F. Roizen, M.D., is cofounder of RealAge™ and chair of the RealAge Scientific Advisory Board. He is past chairman of a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee and a former editor of six medical journals. His first book, RealAge: Are You as Young as You Can Be? became a New York Times #1 bestseller. He appears frequently on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, The 700 Club, and Canada AM. He has hosted several PBS specials, and his own radio show is heard on twenty-seven satellite stations. He also writes a monthly column for Reader's Digest and he and Dr. Oz share a daily syndicated newspaper column. He is currently chief wellness officer and chair of the Wellness Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.

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