Seven Pillars of Health: Nutritional Secrets for Good Health and Long Life

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Prima Pub., 1997 - Cooking - 344 pages
Bestselling cookbook author Jay Solomon says the quest for a healthy life begins in the kitchen. He believes food has the potential to promote better health, provide energy, offer protection against a host of chronic diseases, and slow down the rate of aging.He also knows that food is one of life's finest pleasures. So in his latest book, Seven Pillars of Health, he provides readers with the tools they need to eat healthy and enjoy food. Pillar by pillar, this enlightened guide takes readers on a journey through the essential principles and virtues of the healthy diet. Each pillar is illustrated with a cornucopia of worldly and simple-to-understand recipes (from savory soups to hearty main courses), kitchen secrets, and good-for-you cooking tips.Pillar 1: Unleash the Power of AntioxidantsPillar 2: Discover the Goodness of FiberPillar 3: Treasures of the Heart: Secrets of Lowfat, Low-Cholesterol CookingPillar 4: Exploding the Protein MythsPillar 5: High-Flavor, Low-Sodium Cooking with Herbs, Spices, and Chili PeppersPillar 6: Power Eating with Complex CarbohydratesPillar 7: On the Trail of Phytochemicals: Vitamins of the FutureSeven Pillars of Health is a comprehensive and integrated approach to eating well and living better. It bridges the gap between the plethora of up-to-date nutritional advice and the enticing world of gourmet cookery. The recipes and cooking advice are gleaned from a culinary career spanning over twenty years in the professional kitchen.About the AuthorJay Solomon is the best-selling author of Lean Bean Cuisine, Vegetarian Rice Cuisine, Vegetarian Soup Cuisine (all from Prima), and many other popular cookbooks. He is a frequent contributor to Vegetarian Times and other magazines. Many relate to his motto, "Healthy eating can be a celebration, not deprivation." He lives in Ithaca, New York.

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About the Author
Jay Solomon
is the bestselling author of Vegetarian Rice Cuisine, Vegetarian Soup Cuisine, Lean Bean Cuisine, Seven Pillars of Health, and Great Bowls of Fire (all from Prima). A chef and restaurateur, he is a frequent contributor to several magazines, including Vegetarian Times and Restaurant USA.

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