A guide to health, diet, alternative medicine, and natural food presentation teaches readers how to apply Chinese medicine and the five-element theory to a contemporary diet and treat illness and nervous disorders through food choices.
Simple Recipes Your Family – And The Planet – Will Love
Author: June Louks
A Family’s Adventure In Feeling Great And Healing Our Planet Inside you’ll find a simple guide to infusing your family’s meals with fresh, whole foods. Proven, detailed recipes, presented alongside easy-to-understand information on whole food preparation and nutrition, will help you transform your lifestyle and create delicious, healthy meals. June Louks embodies a healing lifestyle that is in deep connection with our planet. She healed herself of debilitating and degenerating health challenges. A beekeeper who grows her own food, she co-founded the Malibu Agricultural Society and is committed to the well-being and healing of families and communities. “June Louks has written a jewel of a whole foods nutritional book. Informative-well beyond just another recipe book, June easily and effectively demystifies healthy eating for both children and parents. Its easy reading, informative approach empowers parents to show children how healthy eating, including desserts, can be delicious, fun and great for the planet.”
A New Method for Assessing the Nutritional Quality and Dietary Wellness of 100 Vegetables
Author: Moe Kamal
Category: Health & Fitness
"Plant Foods for Life" is a one-of-a-kind reference book written to help consumers around the world. An indispensable companion to improve a lifestyle, maintain good health and restore wellness. The author exposes his new approach to assess nutritional and Medicinal foods. A resource book that shows what crop to choose, to avoid and which one is best to eat. "Plant Foods for Life" is an encyclopedia, a produce market manual and natural health store. The book offers an impressive compendium of information of more than 100 vegetables. Topics include: - Botany, market and cuisine - Overall appraisal score - Food risks and benefits - Nutritional quality - Medicinal information
A compendium of delicious soup and stew recipes that just happen to be gluten- and dairy-free. From Julia Child Award–winning author Rebecca Wood and food writer Leda Scheintaub, The Whole Bowl offers soups and stews using real food ingredients both familiar and new to restore, nourish, and heal the body. The two authors share a philosophy about the deep nurturing power of real, wholesome food that translates into delicious everyday meals you’ll thrive on. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re a die-hard meat-and-potatoes person, a vegan, or somewhere in between. Gluten-free and dairy-free cookbooks abound these days, yet there’s not been a great book exclusively about soups and stews. Now, this satisfying book of recipes accompanied by gorgeous photos fills this gap. Some of the dishes have a targeted healing mission, such as Cold Quell Soup, packed with pungent mustard greens. Others are comfort food fare, such as Easy Chicken Soup and Slow-Cooker Pork Tinga. A love for Asian food is evident, with recipes including Soba in a Basket and Mulligatawny Soup. Many are complete meals in a bowl, while others can easily be expanded to feed a family. Soup accompaniments like cashew sour cream, amaranth flatbread, and cornbread complete the picture. With helpful sidebars on everything from how to cook soba noodles to the nutritional benefits of bone broth, this book is a wonderful introduction to the world of traditional foods in the form of a cozy bowl of soup.
What's the Matter with Your Gray Matter: Improve Your Memory, Moods, and Mind
Author: Ralph Carson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Do you feel anxious, frazzled, or fatigued? Are you struggling with addiction, attention deficits, depression, or compulsive behaviors? Could your mind or memory be sharper? If so, these are tell-tale signs that your brain could use a tune-up. Fortunately, as author Ralph Carson explains, the brain is a very forgiving organ, and in this compelling guide, he reveals the many ways we can heal our brains from the assaults of everyday life and avoid specific situations that injure brain health. With a prescriptive blend of science, personal anecdotes, and advice, Carson shares what he has gleaned on the front lines, helping thousands of people overcome brain-based conditions and mood disorders including ADD, anxiety, depression, psychological trauma, and more. In The Brain Fix, Carson reveals an arsenal of proven tools and techniques that help regenerate new cells and connections in the brain. He shares a myriad of simple changes to make in your environment, diet, sleep habits, exercise routines, and emotional life that will yield both immediate and long-term changes to your brain. Carson's desire to learn about the brain was deeply personal: When he was a teenager, his mother died unexpectedly from a cerebral hemorrhage at forty-four; his grandmother was diagnosed with dementia in her early sixties; and his sister died from a rare form of brain cancer in her fifties. In this illuminating and empowering guide, Carson reveals why--and how--we should give rightful attention to the body's most complex organ with essential advice for bettering your brain. You'll discover: How to rewrite your genetic blueprint when it comes to decision making, impulse control, creativity, and mood stabilization: Although genetics play a key role in individual susceptibility, vulnerability, and capacity to heal from brain-based disorders, heredity is not necessarily destiny. Learn the best practices to follow that can rewrite your brain's blueprint and put you in control. How to feed your brain for optimal functioning: Discover how to fuel your brain with the right foods and supplements that foster brain plasticity—foods which can reverse years of damage from poor diet, addictions, or eating disorders. How to be mindful and why it matters: Discover why being mindful can aid in poor decision making and a lack of impulse control and how to master this elusive skill. How to alter your stress response. Learn how chronic worry can take a toll on your brain; by learning how to control your stress response, you lessen the the damaging effects of the daily grind. How to design a brain-friendly environment: While the modern world offers many conveniences, it also assaults your brain on a daily basis, sapping it of its full potential; learn some key fixes for your home and habits.
Fat Flush returns with over 70 of the world’s best fat blasting foods, seasonings, and supplements! The famous Fat Flush Plan has empowered millions of people to take control of their health and well-being. Now, the New Fat Flush Foods contains the very latest cutting-edge diet and detox revelations about the most highly revered superfoods—from your favorite comfort foods from childhood to new foods you will be anxious to try. In addition, you will discover expanded eating and storage tips and fresh Paleo, Ketogenic, vegan, and gluten-free options. The research based guidance and timeless wisdom will help you improve your health and that of your loved ones year round. The NEW Fat Flush Foods also includes how to: • Lose weight and eliminate stubborn fat • Increase your energy levels • Banish bloating and food cravings • Boost your cardiovascular system • Diminish digestive issues • Strengthen your immunity, and much more Here is everything you need to renew, restore, and reveal your best self EVER! Looking and feeling great has never tasted so good the Fat Flush way!
a guide for adventurous cooks, curious shoppers, and lovers of natural foods
Author: Dianne Onstad
Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub Co
Each entry includes nutritional value, general information, buying tips, culinary uses, and, when appropriate, health benefits, lore and legend, by-products, and descriptions of the more popular varieties. In the face of staggering confusion and conflicting claims about the nutritional value of different foods and herbs, this book is a detailed and invaluable guide to natural foods. It is a perfect companion to cookbooks and should be required reading for chefs everywhere. No mere collection of dry nutritional information, "Whole Foods Companion also explains the origins and naming of different foods and relays some of the legends and traditions with which they have been associated.