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Gillian McKeith's Food Bible: How to Use Food to Cure What Ails You
Gillian McKeith's Food Bible
How to Use Food to Cure What Ails You
Paperback      ISBN: 0452289971
From the author of the 2-million- copy international bestseller You Are What You Eat comes the essential guide to health and nutrition

The celebrated clinical nutritionist, author of the internationally bestselling You Are What You Eat, and host of the BBC America show of the same name offers a comprehensive and fully illustrated guide to the health effects, uses, and benefits of the foods we eat and how nutrition affects our general health, aging, ability to fight disease, and quality of life. Gillian McKeith's Food Bible is as user-friendly as it is thorough, featuring food based treatments for common illnesses and diseases, from arthritis to diabetes and chronic fatigue syndrome to migraines. For example:

- Almonds can assist in weight loss.
- Wild yams help promote fertility.
- Berries, spinach, romaine lettuce and broccoli combat dry skin by stimulating oil and collagen production.
- Tomatoes contain an antioxidant that can help prevent cancer.

Gillian provides cutting-edge Food Action Plan Prescriptions incorporating the right foods, herbs and quick tips for over 100 everyday ailments. The solutions in this book are tried and tested and based on more than 15 years of consulting with clients in private practice. Gillian McKeith's Food Bible will completely change the way you think about food.
Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites: Flavorful Recipes for Healthful Meals
Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites
Flavorful Recipes for Healthful Meals
Paperback      ISBN: 0517884941
This is the low-fat book cooks who care about wholesome, vegetarian-inspired food have been waiting for, with more than 280 recipes that are as delicious and trustworthy as those in the Moosewood Collective's previous books.

With fourteen chapters, ranging from savory soups and main course salads to creative side dishes and aromatic Mediterranean and Asian-inspired dishes, fat will not be missed in mouthwatering recipes like Guacamole with Asparagus, Chinese Orzo Vegetable Salad, Spring Vegetable Paella, Indian Potato Pancakes, and Creamy Dairyless Rice Pudding. Along with those creative dishes, there are also low-fat variations on familiar favorites such as Macaroni and Cheese, Shephard's Pie, and Dark Chocolate Pudding. An added bonus: the Moosewood Collective has made sure that the ingredients used in the recipes throughout the book are easily found in most well-stocked supermarkets.

Along with nutritional and glossary guides that provide explanations of nutritional terms, instructions for how to glean the information you need from nutrition labels, a brief overview of vitamins and minerals, and guides to ingredients and cooking techniques, the Collective also offers tips and ideas for sustaining a low-fat lifestyle. They bake rather than fry, replace high-fat ingredients with healthy substitutes (no artificial ingredients allowed ), and use butter and oil very moderately, so that what is lost in fat is gained in bold, intense flavors.

Moosewood Restaurant Low-fat Favorites is sure to set the kitchen standard not only for health-conscious cooks, but also for those who have come to rely on the Moosewood Collective's easy, earthy approach to cooking.
The Wheat-Free Cook: Gluten-Free Recipes for Everyone
The Wheat-Free Cook
Gluten-Free Recipes for Everyone
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0061663409

The Wheat-Free Cook: Gluten-Free Recipes for Everyone is the ultimate cookbook for those with celiac disease and everyone else who has found that they simply feel better when they avoid wheat. Veteran cookbook author Jacqueline Mallorca takes gluten-free cooking into the mainstream by creating delectable recipes that appeal to everyone at the table.

Inspired by her travels in Europe as well as the wine country cuisine of northern California, Mallorca presents approachable recipes for everything from breakfast and quick weeknight suppers to elegant dinner-party fare. Boneless trout with crispy crumbs takes just five minutes to broil; chicken meat loaf wrapped in prosciutto doubles as a tasty p t ; rustic seed bread looks and tastes as though it comes from an artisanal bakery; and chestnut and sausage dressing upstages the holiday bird. In addition, Mallorca presents a nutritionally sound, lighter style of baking that results in fabulous cakes and cookies. If you like to eat but without the wheat, The Wheat-Free Cook should be at the top of your shopping list.

Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
Food Matters
A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
Paperback      ISBN: 1416575650

From the award-winning champion of culinary simplicity who gave us the bestselling How to Cook Everything and How to Cook Everything Vegetarian comes Food Matters, a plan for responsible eating that's as good for the planet as it is for your weight and your health.

We are finally starting to acknowledge the threat carbon emissions pose to our ozone layer, but few people have focused on the extent to which our consumption of meat contributes to global warming. Think about it this way: In terms of energy consumption, serving a typical family-of-four steak dinner is the rough equivalent of driving around in an SUV for three hours while leaving all the lights on at home.

Bittman offers a no-nonsense rundown on how government policy, big business marketing, and global economics influence what we choose to put on the table each evening. He demystifies buzzwords like "organic," "sustainable," and "local" and offers straightforward, budget-conscious advice that will help you make small changes that will shrink your carbon footprint--and your waistline.

Flexible, simple, and non-doctrinaire, the plan is based on hard science but gives you plenty of leeway to tailor your food choices to your lifestyle, schedule, and level of commitment. Bittman, a food writer who loves to eat and eats out frequently, lost thirty-five pounds and saw marked improvement in his blood levels by simply cutting meat and processed foods out of two of his three daily meals. But the simple truth, as he points out, is that as long as you eat more vegetables and whole grains, the result will be better health for you and for the world in which we live.

Unlike most things that are virtuous and healthful, Bittman's plan doesn't involve sacrifice. From Spinach and Sweet Potato Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing to Breakfast Bread Pudding, the recipes in Food Matters are flavorful and sophisticated. A month's worth of meal plans shows you how Bittman chooses to eat and offers proof of how satisfying a mindful and responsible diet can be. Cheaper, healthier, and socially sound, Food Matters represents the future of American eating.
The Best Light Recipe: A Best Recipe classic
The Best Light Recipe
A Best Recipe classic
Hardcover      ISBN: 0936184973

'The Best Light Recipes' is a low fat cookbook giving recipes for lower-fat macaroni and cheese, cheesy chicken enchiladas, guacamole, eggplant parmesan, fudgy brownies and much more.

The Whole Food Bible: How to Select and Prepare Safe, Healthful Foods
The Whole Food Bible
How to Select and Prepare Safe, Healthful Foods
Paperback      ISBN: 0892816260

For people concerned with the quality and integrity of the food they eat and who want to take the guesswork out of shopping, The Whole Food Bible provides a ready source of up-to-date information on all varieties of foods. The author details the latest findings on such topics as food irradiation, pesticides, and chemical food additives, enabling consumers to minimize their exposure to the hazards existing in many foods today. The author also provides extensive information on diet and nutrition and the benefits of eating foods that are organically grown and minimally refined.

- New edition of the best-seller.

- First published by Addison-Wesley in 1991, with more than 35,000 copies sold.

- A handy guide for both the experienced and beginning cook.

- More than 100 simple, healthy, and delicious recipes and a large assortment of tips on how to select and prepare delicious whole foods.
Skinny Bitch in the Kitch: Kick-Ass Solutions for Hungry Girls Who Want to Stop Cooking Crap (and Start Looking Hot!)
Skinny Bitch in the Kitch
Kick-Ass Solutions for Hungry Girls Who Want to Stop Cooking Crap (and Start Looking Hot!)
Paperback      ISBN: 0762431067

Quit your bitching-they've heard you already You read Skinny Bitch and it totally rocked your world. Now you want to know, "What can I cook that's good for me, but doesn't taste like crap?" Well, lucky for you, the Bitches are on the case. Self-proclaimed pigs, Rory and Kim understand all too well: Life without lasagna isn't a life worth living; chocolate cake is vital to our survival; and no one can live without mac 'n cheese-no one. So can you keep to your SB standards and eat like a whale? Shit yeah, bitches. To prove it, Rory and Kim came up with some kick-ass recipes for every craving there is: Bitchin' Breakfasts PMS (Pissy Mood Snacks) Sassy Soups and Stews Grown-up Appetizers Comfort Cookin' Hearty Ass Sandwiches Happy Endings (Desserts) And a ton more They are all so good (and easy to make) you're gonna freak out. Seriously. What are you waiting for? Get your skinny ass in the kitchen

The Healing Cuisine of China: 300 Recipes for Vibrant Health and Longevity
The Healing Cuisine of China
300 Recipes for Vibrant Health and Longevity
Paperback      ISBN: 089281778x

A comprehensive guide to the Chinese art of healing with food

- Provides more than 300 authentic Chinese recipes for curing specific ailments and for promoting happiness and vitality

- Explains the theories behind traditional Chinese beliefs about health and diet and reconciles these beliefs with contemporary Western medical knowledge

- Includes a complete fitness program centered on the popular Chinese qi gong exercises

Through 5,000 years of recorded history the Chinese have developed an unequaled pharmacopoeia of food remedies and have turned this knowledge into a delicious cuisine that is simple to prepare. This cuisine has little in common with the dishes on the menus of many Chinese restaurants--which have sacrificed traditional Chinese principles to appeal to high-fat Western tastes. Instead, it emphasizes all-natural ingredients eaten in season and in the most beneficial combinations.

The Healing Cuisine of China features more than 300 authentic Chinese recipes, ranging from simple preparations to cure specific ailments to traditional "longevity banquets." The authors also explain the underlying theories behind traditional Chinese beliefs about health and reconcile these ancient beliefs with Western medical knowledge about bacteria, viruses, and other causes of disease. A complete fitness program, centered on the popular Chinese qi gong exercises, and a questionnaire to help readers discover their individual body requirements make this the most comprehensive guide to the healthy lifestyle of China ever published.
The Fiber for Life Cookbook
The Fiber for Life Cookbook
Paperback      ISBN: 1570671346

Fibre can aid your digestive system and help protect against heart disease and cancer. In this cookbook, vegan author Bryanna Clark Grogan demonstrates how to use high-fibre foods to make recipes that are designed to be as tasty as they are good for you. All the recipes are vegan.

Healthy Cooking for Two (or Just You): Low-Fat Recipes with Half the Fuss and Double the Taste: A Cookbook
Healthy Cooking for Two (or Just You): Low-Fat Recipes with Half the Fuss and Double the Taste
A Cookbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0875964486

Healthy Cooking for Two (or Just You) by Frances Price offers:

* More than 200 creative, low-fat recipes for today's smaller households
* Unique two-column recipe format for hassle-free preparation
* Tips on shopping for one or two, and streamlining your kitchen
* Full nutrient analysis with every recipe
* Special chapter of delicious, no-fuss menus
* Plenty of 30-minute recipes-- plus meatless meals, divine desserts, tip-packed boxes and more