101 Foods That Could Save Your Life!

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Random House Publishing Group, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 436 pages
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When it comes to food, nature provides a wealth of delicious choices. But each one also supplies unique health benefits. Leading nutritionist David Grotto reveals a wealth of power foods, from apples to yogurt, and explains why

• A handful of cherries before bed can help you sleep better
• Hot peppers may fight skin cancer
• Potatoes may reduce the risk of stroke
• Grape juice may be as heart-healthy as red wine
• Honey can help wounds heal faster

Each entry features a history of a food's origin, a list of therapeutic benefits, information on scientific research, tips for use and preparation, and an appetizing recipe from a leading chef or nutritionist. Prepare to awaken your taste buds, lose weight, and let the healing begin!
 

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This is a very good dietary guide . The author is a dietician that was annoyed by all the negative diet books that told people what not to eat . So he decided to write a book that gave positive ... Read full review

Contents

FROM AçAí To Yogurt
6
CAROB
70
CARROTS
73
CAULIFLOWER
77
CELERY
80
CHARD
83
CHERRIES
86
CHO COLATE
90
ONIONS
211
ORANGES
215
OREGANO
219
PAPAYA
222
PARSLEY
225
PASSION FRUIT
229
PEANUTS
232
PEARS
236

CILANTROCORIANDER
94
CINNAMON
98
CLOVES
102
COFFEE
105
CORN
109
CRANBERRIES
113
CUMIN
117
CURRANTS
120
EGGPLANT
123
EGGS
126
ELDERBERRY
130
FENNEL
133
FIGS
136
FLAX
140
GARLIC
143
GINGER
147
GOJIBERRIES
152
GRAPEFRUIT
153
GRAPES
157
GUAVA
160
HAZELNUTS
164
HONEY
167
HORSERADISH OR WASABI
171
KALE
176
KIWI
179
LEMONS
182
LIMES
186
MANGO
189
MILLET
193
MINT
196
MUSHROOMS
200
OATS
204
OLIVES
208
PECANS
239
PEPPERS
242
PERSIMMON
245
PINEAPPLES
249
PISTACHIOS
253
PLUMS
256
POMEGRANATE
259
POTATOES
262
PUMPKIN
266
QUINOA
269
RASPBERRIES
272
RICE BROWN
276
ROMAINE LETTUCE
280
ROSEMARY
283
RYE
286
SALMON
290
SARDINES
293
SESAME
296
99
299
SOY
302
SPELT
305
SPINACH
309
STRAWBERRIES
313
SUNFLOWER SEEDS
316
SWEET POTATOES
320
TEFF
328
TURMERIC
334
WATERMELON
342
WHEY
349
2000Calorie Meal Plan
357
RECIPE CREDITS
365
15
418
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David Grotto, RD, LDN, is the president and founder of Nutrition Housecall, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in nutrition communications, lecturing and consulting services, and personalized at-home dietary services. He served as a national media spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association and has been featured in numerous print, radio, and television interviews. Grotto serves on the scientific advisory board at Fitness magazine and is the author of 101 Optimal Life Foods. He lives with his wife, three children, and two dogs in Elmhurst, Illinois.

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