Everyday Cooking with Dr. Dean Ornish: 150 Easy, Low-fat, High-flavor Recipes

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1996 - Cooking - 344 pages
"Do you think that you have to choose between good food and good health? Between foods that might help you live longer - or just make it seem longer? Between fast, high-fat foods and time-consuming, low-fat meals?" "Now you don't. In Everyday Cooking with Dr. Dean Ornish, Dr. Ornish teaches you that you don't have to make compromises in your diet. You can enjoy fast, easy-to-prepare meals that are delicious and nutritious, made with familiar, inexpensive, and easy-to-find ingredients." "Dr. Ornish and his colleagues present 150 simple yet extraordinary recipes for making fresh, delicious, everyday meals. These time-saving recipes are organized into 45 seasonal menus to take advantage of the freshest ingredients." "In addition to offering an exhaustive and tempting selection of recipes, Dr. Ornish gives clear, detailed instructions that interweave techniques, charts, and helpful sidebars: advice on using leftovers, suggestions for alternative ways to season or serve a dish, how to keep a plentiful pantry, a shop-smart guide with supermarket tips and traps, how to equip your low-fat kitchen, how to cook legumes and grains, how to pack a better lunch box, how to choose better bread, and scores of other helpful tips. Each recipe is also accompanied by a nutrient analysis designed to give you a useful nutritional profile of the food you eat."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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User Review  - Donura1 - LibraryThing

I am so glad that I got this book. I find that there are a lot of recipes that I would have never thought of doing as a way of saving fat. I think this will help incorporate variety into the diet ... Read full review

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User Review  - Iralell - LibraryThing

It's a bad idea to follow this diet. The body needs more protein and fat than he recommends. He's really just another animal activist in Dr.'s clothing. (Don't get me wrong. I am all for the ethical treatment of animals, but keep that bias out of my nutritional information.) Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Dean Ornish was born on July 16, 1953. He received a B.A. in humanities from the University of Texas in Austin and a M.D. from the Baylor College of Medicine. His research has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Lancet, and the American Journal of Cardiology. He is the author of several books including Love and Survival: 8 Pathways to Intimacy and Health; Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease; Eat More, Weigh Less: Dr. Dean Ornish's Life Choice Program for Losing Weight Safely While Eating Abundantly; and Stress, Diet and Your Heart: A Lifetime Program for Healing Your Heart Without Drugs or Surgery.

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