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7-Color Cuisine

Want to improve your diet but don’t know where to begin? Let 7-Color Cuisine show you the way. This book’s four-step system—which motivates you to enjoy a new way of eating, guides you in shopping for top-quality ingredients, helps you prepare healthful meals, and encourages you to savor your foods—is as easy as counting your colors. If you’ve been searching for a way to pair smart nutrition ...

Bite It & Write It!

Nutrition is an evolving field, so counseling strategies and dietary plans greatly vary, and many are unsuccessful or simply unrealistic. But there is a strategy that works. It can be summed up in only three words: Writing it down. Whether your goal is to lose weight, manage disease, or simply be healthier, keeping track of what you eat and drink in a journal is an effective way to change your ...

Confessions of a Coffee Bean

Confessions of a Coffee Bean opens with the fascinating history of coffee and details the bean’s epic journey from crop to cup. It then describes the evolution of the coffeehouse, highlights surprising facts about coffee and your health, and introduces the most enticing coffees available today. Rounding out the book is a tempting collection of recipes for coffee beverages, as well as desserts ...

Cooking with Seitan

Seitan (pronounced say-tan) is a spectacular meat substitute with a look, taste, and texture that satisfies the heartiest of appetites. Derived from wheat flour, seitan is naturally nutritious and low in fat, cholesterol, and calories. Perhaps best of all, it is amazingly adaptable and can be seasoned and prepared to fit into any menu. Cooking with Seitan provides a wonderful introduction to ...

Detox and Revitalize

Even if you try to follow a healthy diet and lifestyle, every day, toxins and waste materials accumulate in your cells, compromising your health. Fortunately, help is at hand. Detox and Revitalize will show you how to purify your body from these harmful substances. It is a complete guide to fasting, cleansing, and nutrition that will allow you to detox from daily air, food, and water ...

Dr. Vlassara's AGE-Less Diet

Imagine naturally occurring toxic substances that are responsible for chronic disease and accelerated aging. When trying to discover why patients with diabetes are prone to complications such as heart disease, Dr. Helen Vlassara and her research team focused on compounds called advanced glycation end products, or AGEs, which enter the body through the diet. For years, these amazing studies ...

Eat Smart, Eat Raw

As the popularity of raw vegetarian cuisine continues to soar, so does the evidence that uncooked food is amazingly good for you. From lowering cholesterol to eliminating excess weight, the health benefits of this diet are too important to ignore. Now there is another reason to go raw—taste! In Eat Smart, Eat Raw, cook and health writer Kate Wood not only explains how to get started, but also ...

Enemy of the Steak

Don’t blame vegetarians for starting this. Who said “real food for real people”? Aren’t asparagus, carrots, and tomatoes every bit as real as . . . that other food? To answer the call to battle, best-selling authors Nikki and David Goldbeck have created a wonderfully tempting cookbook that offers a wealth of kitchen-tested recipes which nourish the body, please the palate, and satisfy even the ...

Everyone's Time To Cook

For some people, cooking a meal is as easy and effortless as a walk in the park. But for others, even frying an egg may seem like a hike up Mount Everest. Designed for everyone who feels clueless in the kitchen, Your Time to Cook is a true “first” cookbook, packed with important kitchen essentials and cooking fundamentals - as well as a collection of basic, easy-to-prepare recipes. Kicking off ...

For the Love of Garlic

For the Love of Garlic takes a look at the history, lore, and many uses of this culinary treasure. It also provides over eighty tempting kitchen-tested garlic recipes that are designed to entice not only garlic aficionados, but all lovers of great cuisine. Beautifully designed and illustrated, For the Love of Garlic makes both a great gift and an informative guide.

Glycemic Index Food Guide

The glycemic index (GI) is an important nutritional tool. By indicating how quickly a given food triggers a rise in blood sugar, the GI enables you to choose foods that can help you manage a variety of conditions and improve your overall health. Written by leading nutritionist Dr. Shari Lieberman, this book was designed as an easy-to-use guide to the glycemic index. The book first answers ...

Going Wild in the Kitchen

Go wild in the kitchen! Venture beyond the usual beans, grains, and vegetables to include an exciting variety of organic vegetarian fare in your meals. Going Wild in the Kitchen shows you how. In addition to providing helpful cooking tips and  techniques, this book offers over 150 kitchen-tested recipes for taste-tempting dishes that contain such unique ingredients as edible flowers; tasty ...

Great Natural Breads Made Easy

This simple-to-follow, beautifully illustrated guide can show anyone how to make a spectacular loaf of artisan bread—even if they’ve never baked before. It explains how to mix, knead, shape, and decorate over 100 nutritious, mouth-watering loaves, including such classics as Honey Whole Wheat, Sourdough Rye, Italian Semolina, Jewish Challah, and French-Style Baguettes. There are also sweet rolls, ...

Greens and Grains on the Deep Blue Sea Cookbook

You are invited to come aboard one of America’s premier health cruises. Too busy to get away? Even if you can’t swim in the ship’s pool, you can still enjoy its gourmet cuisine, because natural foods expert Sandy Pukel and master chef Mark Hanna have created Greens and Grains on the Deep Blue Sea Cookbook—a titanic collection of the most popular vegetarian dishes served aboard the Holistic ...

In Balance for Life

The principle of balance is not new.  It forms the foundation of both Eastern and Western philosophies, from Aristotle to Confucius.  As it relates to health, it has been around just as long, from the development of traditional Chinese medicine to the treatments used by Hippocrates and Galen.  What is new, however, is a scientifically based application that can improve numerous disorders and ...