You’ve heard it from doctors, nutritionists, and your mom: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s also one of the most diverse, varying greatly from family to family and region to region, even while individuals tend to eat the same thing every day. While Americans traditionally like to chow down on eggs, cereal, and doughnuts, the Japanese eat rice and miso soup, and New Zealanders enjoy porridge. But while we know bacon and sausage links belong alongside pancakes and waffles in the early morning hours, we don’t know how breakfast came to be. Taking a multifaceted approach to the story of the morning meal, The Breakfast Book collects narratives of breakfast in an attempt to pin down the mottled history of eating in the A.M. In search of what people have thought and written—and tasted—about breakfast, Andrew Dalby traces the meal’s origins back to the Neolithic revolution. He follows the trail of toast crumbs from the ancient Near East and classical Greece to modern Europe and across the globe, rediscovering stories of breakfast in three thousand years of fiction, memoirs, and art. Using a multitude of entertaining breakfast facts, anecdotes, and images, he reveals why breakfast is so often the backdrop for unexpected meetings, why so many people eat breakfast out, and why this often silent meal is also so reassuring. Featuring a selection of historic and contemporary breakfast recipes from around the world, The Breakfast Book is the first book to explore the history of this inimitable meal and will make an ideal morning companion to crumpets, deviled kidneys, and spanakopita alike.
From corn flakes to pancakes, Breakfast: A History explores this “most important meal of the day” as a social and gastronomic phenomenon. It explains how and why the meal emerged, what is eaten commonly in this meal across the globe, why certain foods are considered indispensable, and how it has been depicted in art and media. Heather Arndt Anderson’s detail-rich, culturally revealing, and entertaining narrative thoroughly satisfies.
Fight cancer from the inside out Cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation can be as hard on the body as the disease itself, and detailed nutritional advice is usually not part of the program. Yet eating the right foods can actually help lessen the strength of some of the most powerful symptoms of cancer and the side effects of treatment, allowing the patient to better fight the disease. Now, Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies is your trusted, informative guide to fighting cancer from the inside out. Designed for cancer patients and their families, Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies focuses on foods best tolerated during—and that can ease side effects of—cancer treatment. It also offers advice for menu planning, nutritional analysis, diabetic exchanges, and much more. Serves as a guide for cancer nutrition before, during, and after treatment Gives you a wealth of easy, immediate steps to speed up the healing process through diet Offers advice on treatment as well as solutions to common side effects like dehydration, fatigue, and nausea Enables cancer patients to put their strongest foot forward when starting treatment Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies targets those dealing with cancer and the loved ones who take care of them, aiding both parties in alleviating some of the side effects of the cancer treatment through change in diet.
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That may be true with our physical bodies, but what about For The soul? Beyond our bodies, sometimes it is our spirit that is starved and in need of refreshment. Spiritual Breakfast: The Best Meal For The Day, Is a devotional book with deep Christian perspectives that can be understood and appreciated by all readers. Each day of the year presents a new point and biblical truth that is placed within the wonderful stories shared by Dr. Abraham Kuranga. Readers will enjoy Dr. Kuranga's recollections about his own life experiences and their applications for every day as he joyfully depicts engaging tales and advice from his father. Spiritual Breakfast: The Best Meal For The Day will prove to be a great value for years to come as it works with biblical truth to feed the soul. Dr. Abraham Akanbi Kuranga was born in Nigeria, where he became an evangelist and teacher. He previously served as the Director of Christian Education at the Methodist church in Oxford. Dr. Kuranga is currently teaching at Cincinnati State College. Dr. Kuranga and his wife, Eulin, have three children and currently reside in Oxford, Ohio.
It's a whole new ride from master of horror and bestselling author R.L. Stine--with a story so fiendish that it can't be contained to just one book! For an athlete like Matt Daniels, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It's also the msot dangerous. That's because somebody is about to pull a mean prank. The recipe is simple: Just add Monster Blood. As if Matt's problems weren't big and slimy enough, a surprise invitation will lead to the even more trouble. How long can Matt survive inside a terrifying theme park? Not very long if his friends keep disappearing!
The Rough Guide to Central America on a Budget is the definitive guide to making the most of this exotic region without breaking the bank. Backpackers, career-breakers, gap year travellers and those who want more bang for their buck, will find in depth budget information for all seven Central American countries and every aspect of travel. From accommodation and restaurants to special events, festivals and adrenalin-pumping outdoor activities, this guide is packed with the best budget information for night-life, shopping, markets and entertainment, as well as "Treat Yourself" boxes that highlight great places and things worth splashing out on. There is a full-colour introduction with highlights for every country. You'll also find useful words and phrases in every language and detailed maps for hundreds of locations. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Central America on a Budget.
Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest
Author: William deBuys
Publisher: Oxford University Press
With its soaring azure sky and stark landscapes, the American Southwest is one of the most hauntingly beautiful regions on earth. Yet staggering population growth, combined with the intensifying effects of climate change, is driving the oasis-based society close to the brink of a Dust-Bowl-scale catastrophe. In A Great Aridness, William deBuys paints a compelling picture of what the Southwest might look like when the heat turns up and the water runs out. This semi-arid land, vulnerable to water shortages, rising temperatures, wildfires, and a host of other environmental challenges, is poised to bear the heaviest consequences of global environmental change in the United States. Examining interrelated factors such as vanishing wildlife, forest die backs, and the over-allocation of the already stressed Colorado River--upon which nearly 30 million people depend--the author narrates the landscape's history--and future. He tells the inspiring stories of the climatologists and others who are helping untangle the complex, interlocking causes and effects of global warming. And while the fate of this region may seem at first blush to be of merely local interest, what happens in the Southwest, deBuys suggests, will provide a glimpse of what other mid-latitude arid lands worldwide--the Mediterranean Basin, southern Africa, and the Middle East--will experience in the coming years. Written with an elegance that recalls the prose of John McPhee and Wallace Stegner, A Great Aridness offers an unflinching look at the dramatic effects of climate change occurring right now in our own backyard.
Rosacea Acne Is Blockages in the Sinus/Nasal Areas
Author: Den Loren
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Health & Fitness
This book is written for you, or anyone you know, who suffers from rosacea or other types of a skin disorder. Many people are helped through traditional medicine, but frequently traditional medicine only masks the problem. In my case, the topical rosacea remedies did not work. Therefore, it was time for me to do some extensive research into alternative treatments to find the root cause of my skin disorder. Was it worth it all? You bet it was, because now I Am 100% Rosacea Free.