Eat Your Way to Better Health: Good Health and Great Recipes with the Superpyramid Eating Program

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Prima Pub., Sep 1, 1996 - Health & Fitness - 510 pages
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In Eat Your Way to Better Health, author Jean Spiller offers a life-long way of eating aimed at fighting disease, promoting wellness, and enjoying food. No complex calculations, nor impossible food restrictions involved. Spiller takes the USDA food pyramid several steps further by describing a superpryamid. As he walks readers through the tiers of his low-fat food groups, he combines ancient wisdom with the latest scientific research on nutrition. It's the perfect companion book to his previous book, Nutrition Secrets of the Ancients (Prima). Eat Your Way to Better Health also provides over 150 healthful recipes created by Deborah Madison, co-author of The Greens Cookbook! Recipes include:Pita Sandwiches with Hummus Yogurt Dressing Avocado Open-faced Sandwich with Tomatillo Salsa Quinoa with Pistachios, Dried Apricots, and Cumin Vinaigrette Lentil-Pumpkin Soup AmandineAbout the AuthorDr. Gene Spiller received his Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California at Berkeley. He is the founder and director of Health Research and Studies Institute in Los Altos, California. Dr. Spiller has done groundbreaking work on the roles of fiber, Mediterranean diet, and nutrition in health. He also wrote Nutrition Secrets of the Ancients (Prima). Eat Your Way to Better Health is a paperback reprint originally published as hardcover as The Superpryamid Eating Program.

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Contents

PART
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The Connection Between Food and Disease
15
From Dietary Guidelines to the Superpyramid
32
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Gene Spiller, Ph.D., a distinguished researcher and author, has conducted groundbreaking work on the roles of fiber and other nutrients in health. He is the director of the Health Research and Studies Center in Los Altos, California, and consultant to the Stanford University Center for Research in Disease Prevention. His previous books include Nutrition Secrets of the Ancients and Eat Your Way to Better Health (both from Prima).

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