SuperFoods Rx: Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life

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Harper Collins, Dec 23, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 352 pages
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The super-bestselling book that's enhancing Americans' health

By eating the fourteen SuperFoods highlighted in Dr. Steven Pratt's instant bestseller, you can actually stop the incremental deteriorations that lead to common ailments and diseases

  • Beans -- reduce obesity
  • Blueberries -- lower risk for cardiovascular disease
  • Broccoli -- lowers the incidence of cataracts and fights birth defects
  • Oats -- reduce the risk of type II diabetes
  • Oranges -- prevent strokes
  • Pumpkin -- lowers the risk of various cancers
  • Wild salmon -- lowers the risk of heart disease
  • Soy -- lowers cholesterol
  • Spinach -- decreases the chance of cardiovascular disease and age-related macular degeneration
  • Tea -- helps prevent osteoporosis
  • Tomatoes -- raise the skin's sun protection factor
  • Turkey -- helps build a strong immune system
  • Walnuts -- reduce the risk of developing coronary heart disease, diabetes, and cancer
* Yogurt-promotes strong bones and a healthy heart

SuperFoods Rx includes recipes created by Chef Michel Stroot of the Golden Door Spa and teaches you how to incorporate SuperFoods and their sidekicks into your diet. SuperFoods Rx is an indispensable guide to a healthy, long, and energetic life.

 

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

What I love about this book? Well, for one, the things that you won't find mentioned in it: Gluten-free, Low-Carb, Detox, GMO Foods, Juicing, Paleo, Vegan, or plugs for the author's own line of ... Read full review

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User Review  - goldiebear - LibraryThing

I thought this book was pretty fantastic. I loved how it gave you all different aspects on the foods recommend. The history of the food, WHY the food is good for you, WHAT the food can do for you and ... Read full review

Contents

Turkey Skinless Breast
171
Walnuts
181
Yogurt
194
I THE SUPERFOODS RX MENUS AND NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
205
The SuperFoods Rx Menus
207
Nutrient Analyses
256
The Fourteen Super Nutrients
269
SuperFoods Rx Shopping Lists
277

Soy
124
Spinach
138
Tea
153
Tomatoes
160
Bibliography
305
Index
327
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About the author (2003)

Steven G. Pratt, M.D., is a world-renowned authority on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in the prevention of disease and optimization of health. He is a senior staff ophthalmologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California.

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