New from the author of Anti-inflammatory Eating Made Easy, this cookbook shows how to use diet to improve your state of mind. The latest research shows the connection between a healthy gut and a healthy mind. Inflammation markers are frequently found in the blood of people with anxiety and depression, proving a food-mood connection. In this book nutritionist Michelle Babb shows how reducing that inflammation and balancing the flora in the gut results in a healthy mind. Based on the success of her clients, Babb first explains the science behind this eating plan, then delivers 75 tasty recipes that range from simple to easy gourmet that will satisfy your taste buds, your microbiome, and your mood.
"Research is showing the connection of inflammation markers in the blood of people with anxiety and depression--there really exists a food-mood connection. Reduce that inflammation, tone up the biome of the gut, and the result is a healthy mind. Nutritionist Michelle Babb (Anti-Inflammatory Eating Made Easy) has been helping clients with this plan and has seen dramatic results. In this book, Babb first explains the science behind this eating plan, then delivers 75 tasty recipes that range from simple to easy-gourmet that will satisfy your taste buds, your microbiome, and your mood!"--
Inflammation is a hot topic in the world of health, nutrition, and weight loss, with activism by Dr. Oz, Michael Pollan, and Mark Bittman. With Anti-Inflammatory Eating Made Easy, eat as much as you want, lose weight, and heal your body. More and more people have become aware of the many benefits of an anti-inflammatory diet. Seattle nutritionist Michelle Babb has created an easy-to-follow nutrition plan and cookbook that helps readers combat inflammation with healthy recipes and food choices. Making dramatic lifestyle changes can be difficult, but the seventy-five recipes and nutrition plan in this book make that change approachable, understandable, sustainable, and delicious. Adopting an anti-inflammatory diet can help alleviate arthritis, type 2 diabetes, food allergies, skin conditions, weight gain, and many other symptoms of chronic inflammation. From the Trade Paperback edition.
"Learn how to make your own pantry staples with this essential handbook, including the condiments, nut butters, salad dressings, stocks, relishes, and dips you like to keep in stock. Homemade foods from scratch always taste better; just try a spoonful ofcreamy, eggy, from-scratch mayonnaise, and you'll swear off the salty bland commercial stuff for good! The Kitchen Pantry Cookbook shows you how to make your own foods to have on hand for your favorite meals. Avoid the high fructose corn syrup, the extrasalt, the trans fats, the modified food starch, and the unpronounceable preservatives, and tailor the recipes to avoid the ingredients your family is allergic to. Each recipe features easy substitutions whenever possible, as well as the best way to storethe finished product"--
Author: Jennifer Adler
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Release Date: 2014-12-16
Genre: Health & Fitness
This power-foods healthy-living guidebook will inspire readers to eat well, lose weight, and embrace food as medicine. “Food as medicine” is a powerfully healing way to eat and was embraced by nutritionist Jennifer Adler as she recovered from a malnourished childhood and adolescence. Part power-foods cookbook, part handbook for healthy living and eating, and part memoir, Passionate Nutrition provides digestible information, tips, and techniques for how to find your way to optimal health. She focuses on abundant eating (as opposed to restrictive eating), and explores what she calls “the healthy trinity”—digestion, balance, and whole foods. Adler guides and encourages readers to shift their diet to achieve this desirable balance, introduces power foods we should all eat, and provides healthy ways to lose weight, along with simple recipes to optimize health. With her personal story interwoven, readers will be inspired to embrace the healthy power of food. From the Hardcover edition.
Whether you are a cancer patient undergoing treatment, a caregiver, or a survivor, you’ll find this cookbook and nutritional guide essential—it includes the latest scientific research on improving the lives of people living with cancer. Created by Seattle’s Cancer Lifeline, The Cancer Wellness Cookbook features nutritional plans and 100 recipes focusing on the foods that have been shown to prevent and forestall the spread of cancer. With super healthy and delicious ingredients like berries, mushrooms, beans, tomatoes, and fish, these dishes taste great and are filled with the nutrients that aid a person undergoing chemotherapy and other cancer treatments.
In Eat Your Way to Happiness, Dale Pinnock (AKA The Medicinal Chef) unpicks the physiology and anatomy of anxiety and depression to show how diet can beneficially affect the hormones that alter mood. Don't think for a second that in order to improve how you feel from day to day you will be eating salad and tofu forever. On the contrary: if starting your day with a Toasted muffin with smoked salmon, spinach, and hollandaise sounds good, then this is the diet for you. Or try a sinus- (and mind-) clearing Salmon, avocado, and wasabi wrap for lunch. A fabulous Thai-style seafood noodle soup or fish pie will also help you maintain a healthy mindset, while Chocolate crunch pots will put a smile on your face as it also works to help relieve your symptoms.
This redesigned and expanded third edition of Diabetes Snacks, Treats, and Easy Eats for Kids offers even more simple, delicious recipes for healthy, well-balanced diets. Since the book was first published in 2006, the prevalence of diabetes in children has continued to increase. Children under age 19 have seen a 21 percent increase in Type 1 cases, and children ages 10–19 have seen a 30 percent increase in cases of Type 2—a disease that used to be considered an adult condition. But kids will be kids, and when they come home from school, they want a snack that's simple, satisfying, and occasionally sweet. When it comes to dinner, they usually don't have the time or the taste for fancy meals. With this in mind, author Barbara Grunes has developed more than 150 recipes for snacks and meals that kids really like and that stay within diabetic guidelines. Grunes's goal is to help all kids enjoy food that is good for them—even if they have diabetes. Each recipe includes the nutritional information readers need, whether they count carbs or use the exchange method. With recipes like Pizza Puffs, Spud Pancakes, Chicken Fajitas, Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes, and Fruit Turnovers, this book proves that everyone can enjoy familiar and delicious food together. After all, it's not about "good," "bad," or "forbidden" foods—it's about readers feeding their families sensibly.
Smartly put together on the outside, a hot mess on the inside - the tell-tale sign of an overachieving perfectionist. If this sounds intimately familiar, and you're tired of chasing the unachievable glossy magazine version of perfection, it's time to put the magazine down and let your quirky imperfections shine. Feeling burnt out? Try tackling your incompletes with Life Coach Chieko Watanabe and refuel your life with intentions. Tired of dieting? Call it quits and create a yummy new relationship with food through inspiring ideas from Nutritionist Michelle Babb. Chaos taking over your home? Home Organizer Karen Pfeiffer Bush will show you how you can create an ever-expanding peace zone you'll love. Feeling disconnected? Play in the rain and let nature be your guide with Landscape Designer Wendy Lomme. Recovering perfectionists Chieko, Michelle, Karen and Wendy, share their tips and tricks, and their authentic and sometimes hilarious stories of their own journeys to say goodbye to the insanity of perfectionism and live their authentically happy lives.
With food allergies and sensitivities continuing to rise, particularly among children, and more people embracing the health benefits of a plant-based diet, these delicious and nutritious recipes are egg-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, and mostly soy-free, and will satisfy even the pickiest eater at the table. Arranged by meals (including snacks), these 90 kid-friendly recipes will make planning easy, and simplify cooking gluten-free and vegan food for the entire family. Nutritionist Raven Bonnar-Pizzorno writes the foreword, giving the recipes her stamp of approval for both kids and adults.
Recent research reveals that inflammation has a negative impact on general wellness and can worsen many common health conditions, including migraines, diabetes, heart disease, weight gain, arthritis, and gastrointestinal disorders. The good news? Eating certain foods and avoiding others can be a highly effective way to diminish and manage inflammation. In The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook, professional cook and inflammation sufferer Amanda Haas joins forces with Dr. Bradly Jacobs to explain which foods are beneficial and why and to share 65 delicious, simple inflammation-busting recipes. Sometimes good food can be the best medicine.
Focus on plant-based ingredients to build your meals, and you'll discover that eating healthy has never been so simple! Packed with more than 80 recipes, this book offers easy ways to get nourishing meals on the table any time of day. It also features a comprehensive visual gallery of wholesome foods—rainbow of plant-based ingredients like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes—that serve as building blocks for a healthy lifestyle. For easy planning, the more than 80 recipes are organized by course and feature short ingredient lists and sensible prep times, making them achievable any day of the week. Some recipes, such as Bulgur Salad with Peppers, Chickpeas & Pistachios; Sicilian-Style Shrimp with Cauliflower & Almonds; Cashew Chicken Lettuce Tacos; and Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cumin & Cilantro offer a simple ethnic twist or an unexpected combination of flavors. Others, like Swiss Chard & Onion Frittata; Barley Risotto with Chicken, Mushrooms & Greens; and Three-Berry Cobbler are healthy versions of favorite comfort foods. This book proves that healthy cooking can be simple and delicious: Aim for bountiful and varied food, focus on plant-based ingredients, and you'll find that eating well is a pleasure to be savored.
Author: Rachel Kelly
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2017-09-26
Improve your mental health and make yourself happier with this mood-boosting, life-changing, holistic nutritional plan that includes recipes, advice, and the science behind it from an internationally bestselling author and a nutritional therapist. Eat better, feel better! There’s a reason that our stomachs are often referred to as our second brains: the gut is responsible for producing around 90 percent of a person’s serotonin, the chemical responsible for making you feel good. Since suffering from her last serious bout of depression in 2011, bestselling author and mental health advocate Rachel Kelly has developed a broad holistic approach to staying healthy and happy, and the heart of her recovery process involves a crucial shift in diet. Over the past five years, Kelly has worked with nutritionist Alice Mackintosh to identify the foods that either drag us down or lift us up. Together, they have built up a repertoire of over five-dozen recipes that target particular symptoms, from insomnia and mood swings to anxiety and exhaustion. In this bright, warm, beautifully designed cookbook with chapters ranging from Steady Energy and Beating the Blues to Hormonal Peace and Finding Comfort, they put all the theories into practice, explaining how you can incorporate these changes seamlessly into your daily life. Along with fantastic recipes and daily meal planners, each chapter features informative introductions explaining the nutritional science behind their advice. The Happiness Diet also offers cheat sheets of essential foods to incorporate into your diet, with comforting thoughts and inspirational quotes. Follow the advice in these pages, and even if it’s the only life change you make, you will begin to feel stronger and lighter with each passing week. Happy eating!