The Best Things You Can Eat: For Everything from Aches to Zzzz, the Definitive Guide to the Nutrition-packed Foods that Energize, Heal, and Help You Look Great

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Da Capo Press, 2013 - Cooking - 314 pages
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"The Best Things You Can Eat will be the first-ever book devoted to food rankings, drawing on the latest research on food and nutrition to provide readers with an irresistible compendium of food knowledge--an authoritative, informative, and enlightening go-to resource that pits one food against and another and reveals the most beneficial foods in a variety of categories. If you've always wondered what varieties of apple pack the biggest antioxidant punch or which foods you should rely on when you've got an upset stomach (is ginger ale at the top of the list?), The Best Things You Can Eat has the answers, and even a few surprises. Each list will be content-rich, packed with intriguing statistics, the latest research findings, and helpful information, including: - A summary of the rankings at the top of each list - A description of the nutrient or health condition - Statistics pertaining to the nutrient or health condition - Recommendations for dietary supplements - Compelling factoids about the featured health condition or nutrient - A "shocker" food or "whoa...I wasn't expecting that!" food - Quick and easy food preparation tips - D‚ejŠa vu cross-reference lists"--
 

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Contents

DIGGING THE MINERALS
59
CHEWING THE FATS FIBER
113
BEST FOODS
139
HEARTY FOODS
155
SUGAR BLUES
177
ORAL MAJORITY
187
BEST FOR INSIDE AND OUT
199
BEST IN SHOW
219
TOP PERFORMERS 271
271
The Best Things You Can Eat by FoodBeverage
285
Bibliography
293
Index
303
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David Grotto, RD, LDN, graduated with honors with a degree in medical dietetics and nutrition from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Formerly the national spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, he is now the founder and president of Nutrition Housecall, LLC, a nutrition consulting firm that provides nutrition communications, lecturing and consulting services, and also offers personalized at-home dietary services.

He is the author of101 Foods That Could Save Your Life and101 Optimal Life Foods.

http://davidgrotto.wordpress.com/

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