Foods That Fight Disease
A Nutrition Guide to Staying Healthy for LifeBook - 2008
Almost daily, research is linking certain diets, foods, and food components to disease prevention. Eating the right foods-and excluding certain foods-can significantly help you reduce the risk of disease and stay healthy, active, and energetic for life. Leading nutritionist Leslie Beck explains which foods to eat-how often, in what amounts, and how to add them to your diet in easy and delicious ways. Foods That Fight Disease will help you discover power foods-nutrient-packed, whole foods that have been demonstrated in scientific studies to lower the risk of many chronic diseases. Foods That Fight Disease is an invaluable guide to help you boost the nutritional quality of your diet and includes: Everything you need to know about power foods-which vegetables, fruits, whole grains, protein foods, dairy foods, fats and oils, and beverages are disease-fighting stars, Tips for buying, storing, preparing, and incorporating power foods into your meals and snacks, A nutrition primer on carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals, Over 100 delicious and easy-to-prepare power food recipes. Book jacket.
Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Canada, 2008.
Characteristics: x, 422 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Nutrition guide to staying healthy for life