The Healthiest Diet on the Planet

The Healthiest Diet on the Planet
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Author: Dr. John McDougall
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780062426789
Release: 2016-09-27
Editor: HarperCollins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The bestselling author and internationally celebrated physician and expert on nutrition offers an appealing, approachable health solution—eat the foods you love to lose weight and get healthy. For years, we’ve been told that a healthy diet is heavy on meat, poultry, and fish, and avoids carbohydrates, particularly foods high in starch—empty calories harmful to our bodies. But what if everything we’ve heard was backwards? High in calories and cholesterol, animal fats and proteins too often leave you hungry and lead to overeating and weight gain. They are often the root causes of a host of avoidable health problems—from indigestion, ulcers, and constipation to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. On the other hand, complex carbohydrates like whole grains, legumes, tubers, and other starches provide your body with essential proteins and nutrients that satisfy the appetite while simultaneously fighting illness. But Americans eat far too few calories from carbohydrates—only about forty percent, according to Dr. John McDougall, internationally renowned expert on nutrition and health, featured on the documentary Forks Over Knives. The Healthiest Diet on the Planet helps us reclaim our health by enjoying nutritious starches, vegetables, and fruits. McDougall takes on the propaganda machines pushing dangerous, high-fat fad diets and cuts through the smoke and mirrors of the diet industry. He offers a clear, proven guide to what we should and shouldn’t eat to prevent disease, slow the aging process, improve our physical fitness, be kind to the environment, and be our most attractive selves. Featuring two dozen color photos and mouth-watering, easy-to-follow recipes for buckwheat pancakes, breakfast tortillas, baked potato skins, rainbow risotto, red lentil soup, green enchiladas, dairy-free lasagna and pizza, and more, The Healthiest Diet on the Planet will help you look great, feel better, and forever change the way you think about health and nutrition.

The Healthiest Diet on the Planet

The Healthiest Diet on the Planet
Available:
Author: Dr. John McDougall
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0062426761
Release: 2016-09-27
Editor: HarperOne

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The bestselling author and internationally celebrated physician and expert on nutrition offers an appealing, approachable health solution—eat the foods you love to lose weight and get healthy. For years, we’ve been told that a healthy diet is heavy on meat, poultry, and fish, and avoids carbohydrates, particularly foods high in starch—empty calories harmful to our bodies. But what if everything we’ve heard was backwards? High in calories and cholesterol, animal fats and proteins too often leave you hungry and lead to overeating and weight gain. They are often the root causes of a host of avoidable health problems—from indigestion, ulcers, and constipation to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. On the other hand, complex carbohydrates like whole grains, legumes, tubers, and other starches provide your body with essential proteins and nutrients that satisfy the appetite while simultaneously fighting illness. But Americans eat far too few calories from carbohydrates—only about forty percent, according to Dr. John McDougall, internationally renowned expert on nutrition and health, featured on the documentary Forks Over Knives. The Healthiest Diet on the Planet helps us reclaim our health by enjoying nutritious starches, vegetables, and fruits. McDougall takes on the propaganda machines pushing dangerous, high-fat fad diets and cuts through the smoke and mirrors of the diet industry. He offers a clear, proven guide to what we should and shouldn’t eat to prevent disease, slow the aging process, improve our physical fitness, be kind to the environment, and be our most attractive selves. Featuring two dozen color photos and mouth-watering, easy-to-follow recipes for buckwheat pancakes, breakfast tortillas, baked potato skins, rainbow risotto, red lentil soup, green enchiladas, dairy-free lasagna and pizza, and more, The Healthiest Diet on the Planet will help you look great, feel better, and forever change the way you think about health and nutrition.

Healthy Eating Healthy World

Healthy Eating  Healthy World
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Author: J. Morris Hicks
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781936661268
Release: 2011-10-04
Editor: BenBella Books, Inc.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Imagine that the New York Times tomorrow released some amazing news. A health treatment has been discovered that literally cures most forms of heart disease. But not just that. This treatment has a dramatic impact on most of the diseases Westerners face, including cancer, obesity, autoimmune diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and many many others. And this treatment is so inexpensive to administer that two-thirds of the medical establishment can be shut down as no longer serving any useful function. It's really too much to believe, isn't it? But there's more. This treatment has miraculous implications for the environment. By applying this treatment, we can eliminate the largest source of global warming, and dramatically reduce the waste that is polluting our water supply. We'll also dramatically improve the health and animal population of our oceans and seas. And there's more. By applying this treatment, we'll dramatically increase the supply of arable land, lowering the cost food and allowing us to feed everyone on this planet. Starvation can become a thing of the past. And one last thing. This treatment also has enormous moral implications, allowing us to eliminate almost all of the pain and suffering we are inflicting on the animals, most of which is hidden away from view, but is morally repulsive to anyone exposed to this suffering. Now what if I told you that we don't have to wait for tomorrow's New York Times, that this treatment has been found, and that the amount of scientific data supporting the claims I just made is overwhelming. The "miracle" treatment is simple. It's eating a whole grain, plant-based diet. Skeptical? I'm not surprised. But by the end of this book you'll be exposed to the overwhelming amount of evidence that supports every claim made above. You'll also get to hear the counterarguments made by skeptics and you'll get to decide for yourself whether these claims are true. It's my hope that by the end of this book you'll be convinced and join our movement. You may just save your life and the planet in the bargain. This revolutionary book is Healthy People, Healthy Planet: Unleashing the Power of Plant-based Nutrition by J. Morris Hicks, and it is th book that finally tackles all compelling reasons for adopting a plant-based diet -- from the environment to solving the world's hunger crisis. Additionally, T. Colin Campbell, acclaimed author of the bestselling book The China Study, provides a riveting foreword to Healthy People, Healthy Planet. After reading this book, it'll be nearly impossible to ignore the truth: people were not meant to eat animals or animal products, and the time has come to stop.

Superfoods

Superfoods
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Author: Tonia Reinhard
Pages: 256
ISBN: 1770852565
Release: 2014
Editor: Firefly Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Looks at the nutritional content, seasonal variances, and value of two hundred different foods, describing how to achieve the maximum benefits from each food and combinations to increase benefits.

The McDougall Program

The McDougall Program
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Author: John A. McDougall
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781101645116
Release: 1991-08-01
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In this ground-breaking book, Dr. John McDougall, bestselling author and creator of the nationally renowned diet and exercise program at the St. Helena Hospital in Deer Park, California, introduces his remarkable twelve-day plan. Building on the idea that the traditional meat-rich American diet is hazardous to our health, Dr. McDougall has developed a medically sound, low-fat, starch-based diet that not only facilitates weight loss but also reverses serious illness, without drugs, and provides a broad range of dramatic and lasting health benefits. Step-by-step, he takes you through his revolutionary new program, providing: Over 130 easy-to-prepare recipes Delicious day-by-day menus Suggestions for healthful dining out Plus a comprehensive listing of health problems from arthritis to ulcer disease, comparing the traditional, often drastic medical approach and The McDougall Program's nutritionally based alternative. As featured in the book and movie Forks and Knives, John A McDougall delivers a powerful and effective food regiment.

The Sprout Book

The Sprout Book
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Author: Doug Evans
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781250226181
Release: 2020-04-07
Editor: St. Martin's Essentials

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The book about the power of sprouts as an ultra-food for health, weight loss, and optimum nutrition by Doug Evans, the co-founder of Organic Avenue and the founder of Juicero The Sprout Book is a transformative plan to empower readers to embark on a plant-based way of eating that’s low-cost and accessible. With a foreword by Joel Fuhrman, M.D., this book introduces sprouts, one of the most nutritious sustainable foods on earth, by adding a few dishes to a diet and then shifting into a raw, whole foods plant-based diet. Among the mind-blowing nutritional qualities of sprouts: — they have 20-30 times the nutrients of other vegetables and 100 times those of meat — they pack cancer-fighting properties and help to protect us from cardiovascular disease and environmental pollutants — they aid in digestion — they are a simple way to grow your own vegetables and compatible with all diets The forty recipes inside feature sprouts on top of raw vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, spices, sea vegetables, and top-quality cold-pressed vegetable oils for the healthiest diet possible. The Sprout Book includes informative interviews with leaders in functional medicine and nutrition. Use it to change your diet and super-charge your health!

The Restore Our Planet Diet

The Restore Our Planet Diet
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Author: Patricia Tallman PhD
Pages: 202
ISBN: 9781508487623
Release: 2015-02-28
Editor: Patricia Tallman

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Are you an environmentalist—championing wise water usage, clean oceans, and a reduction in greenhouse gases? Are you interested in permanent weight loss, disease prevention, and optimal nutrition? This book demonstrates how a plant-based diet directly addresses all these concerns. Dr. Patricia Tallman explains why the most effective action you can take to mitigate climate change, water pollution, rainforest destruction, and water shortages also will enable you to combat diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Several chapters are devoted to illustrating the profound environmental savings that would result from leaving meat and dairy off your menu. For instance, simply replacing beef in a Sloppy Joes recipe with a plant-based protein generates the following savings per serving: 1,670 liters (441 US gal) of water; 4.4 kg (9.7 pounds) of manure; and enough greenhouse gas to drive 10.7 km (6.7 miles)! Equally astonishing, a plant-based version of this traditional dish contains 25 percent fewer calories and 50 percent less total fat, eliminates 8 grams of saturated fat and all 80 grams of cholesterol, and yet provides virtually the same amount of protein and iron. By choosing tasty, nutritious recipes like those found in these pages, you can enhance your health and reduce your risk of many diseases, while protecting our threatened environment in a multitude of ways. Visit www.restoreourplanetdiet.com

What the World Eats

What the World Eats
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Author: Faith D'Aluisio
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781582462462
Release: 2008
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"A photographic collection exploring what the world eats featuring portraits of twenty-five families from twenty-one countries surrounded by a week's worth of food"--Provided by publisher.

The Planet Friendly Diet

The Planet Friendly Diet
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Author: Cat Smiley
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781550926088
Release: 2015-12-14
Editor: New Society Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Would you like to lose weight, feel great, and minimize the impact of your eating habits on the environment? The Planet Friendly Diet is a unique, all-inclusive blueprint for a greener lifestyle based on responsible dietary choices. Jump start your journey to optimum health with the all-inclusive twenty-one day meal plan, and then apply the information in the accompanying nutrition guide to transform short-term success into long-term, sustainable results. Leading body-transformation expert and former professional skier Cat Smiley shares her simple step-by-step program for a complete detox and reboot. The diet is meat, dairy, wheat and gluten-free, and comes with a weekly shopping list to ensure zero-waste. All single-portion recipes: Use fresh, every day ingredients Cost less than $5.00 Are under 500 calories Take no more than twenty minutes to prepare Whether you want to give your eating patterns a complete makeover or just kick start a change towards a healthier life, The Planet Friendly Diet will motivate, educate and empower you. Fully-illustrated with mouthwatering images of each internationally inspired recipe, it's like having your very own nutrition coach and personal chef. And not only will yopu lose weight, get fit, and feel great - you'll be contributing to a wider humanitarian cause. Cat Smiley is an award-winning body transformation specialist and owner of Canada's premiere weight-loss retreat for women, Whistler Fitness Vacations. A former world-class skier, she is a philanthropist, nutritionist, and master trainer.

The Starch Solution

The Starch Solution
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Author: John McDougall,Mary McDougall
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781609613945
Release: 2013-06-04
Editor: Rodale Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A bestselling author's groundbreaking eating plan that challenges the notion that starch is unhealthy From Atkins to Dukan, the fear-mongering about carbs over the past few decades has reached a fever pitch; the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger a cavalcade of shame and longing. In The Starch Solution, bestselling diet doctor and board-certified internist John A. McDougall, MD, and his kitchen-savvy wife, Mary, turn the notion that starch is bad for you on its head. The Starch Solution is based on a simple swap: fueling your body primarily with carbohydrates rather than proteins and fats. This will help you lose weight and prevent a variety of ills. Fad diets come and go, but Dr. McDougall has been a proponent of the plant-based diet for decades, and his medical credibility is unassailable. He is one of the mainstay experts cited in the bestselling and now seminal China Study—called the "Grand Prix of epidemiology" by the New York Times. But what The China Study lacks is a plan. Dr. McDougall grounds The Starch Solution in rigorous scientific fact and research, giving readers easy tools to implement these changes into their lifestyle with a 7-Day Quick Start Plan and 100 delicious recipes. This book includes testimonials from among the hundreds Dr. McDougall has received, including people who have lost more than 125 pounds in mere months as well as patients who have conquered lifethreatening illnesses such as diabetes and cardiac ailments.

The Best Homemade Kids Lunches on the Planet

The Best Homemade Kids  Lunches on the Planet
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Author: Laura Fuentes
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781592336081
Release: 2014-07-01
Editor: Fair Winds Press (MA)

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

DIVThe 150+ complete lunchbox recipes in this book are adorable and inspiring, and just as much a joy to make as they are to eat! /div

50 Best Plants on the Planet

50 Best Plants on the Planet
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Author: Cathy Thomas
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781452127699
Release: 2013-04-02
Editor: Chronicle Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This encyclopedic guide to cooking the 50 most nutritious fruits and vegetables in the world comes from Melissa's Produce, the largest supplier of specialty produce in the United States. Cooks of all skill levels will love these 150 recipes for simple sides, breakfasts, dinners, and healthful desserts that make the most of fresh, accessible produce, from memory-boosting blackberries to antimicrobial chili peppers to vitamin A–rich watermelon. Featuring health and nutritional information, tips for buying and storage, quick recipe riffs, and gorgeous shots of finished dishes as well as photographs of individual fruits and vegetables, this impressive package is an indispensable resource for home cooks looking to put more fruits and vegetables on the table every day.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Plant Based Nutrition

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Plant Based Nutrition
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Author: Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., C.P.T
Pages: 352
ISBN: 1101543361
Release: 2011-08-02
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The healthy vegan diet-made easy. Vegans face their own special challenges when it comes to nutrition and this book provides answers. There are about one million vegans in the U.S. and about 50,000 new ones every year. A growing number of physicians advocate a completely plant-based diet for many of their patients who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Plant-Based Nutrition, readers will find: ? Where to get nutrients that others get from meat and dairy. ? How to avoid the vegan pitfall of overfed but undernourished. ? How to spot hidden animal ingredients in packaged foods. ? Tips for eating at restaurants. ? Special considerations for children and seniors.

The Flexitarian Diet The Mostly Vegetarian Way to Lose Weight Be Healthier Prevent Disease and Add Years to Your Life

The Flexitarian Diet  The Mostly Vegetarian Way to Lose Weight  Be Healthier  Prevent Disease  and Add Years to Your Life
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Author: Dawn Jackson Blatner
Pages: 304
ISBN: 0071549587
Release: 2008-10-05
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Lose weight, increase energy, and boost your immunity—without giving up meat! "With her flexible mix-and-match plans, Dawn Jackson Blatner gives us a smart new approach to cooking and eating." --Joy Bauer, M.S., RD, CDN, "Today" show dietitian and bestselling author of Joy Bauer's Food Cures "The Flexitarian Diet is a fresh approach to eating that's balanced, smart, and completely do-able." --Ellie Krieger, host of Food Network's "Healthy Appetite" and author of The Food You Crave "Offers a comprehensive, simple-to-follow approach to flexitarian eating--the most modern, adaptable, delicious way to eat out there." --Frances Largeman-Roth, RD, senior food and nutrition editor of Health magazine "It's about time someone told consumers interested in taking control of their weight and health how to get the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle without having to cut meat completely out of their life." --Byrd Schas, senior health producer, New Media, Lifetime Entertainment Services Introducing the flexible way to eat healthy, slim down, and feel great! "Flexitarianism" is the hot new term for healthy dieting that minimizes meat without excluding it altogether. This ingenious plan from a high-profile nutritionist shows you how to use "flexfoods" to get the necessary protein and nutrients--with just a little meat for those who crave it. As the name implies, it’s all about flexibility, giving you a range of options: flexible meal plans, meat-substitute recipes, and weight loss tips. Plus: it’s a great way to introduce the benefits of vegetarianism into your family's lifestyle. Enjoy these Five Flex Food Groups: Flex Food Group One: Meat Alternatives (Beans, peas, lentils, nuts, and seeds; Vegetarian versions of meats; Tofu; Eggs) Flex Food Group Two: Vegetables and Fruits Flex Food Group Three: Grains (Barley, corn, millet, oat, quinoa, rice, wheat, pasta) Flex Food Group Four: Dairy Flex Food Group Five: Natural flavor-enhancers (Spices, buttermilk ranch, chili powder, cinnamon, Italian seasoning, herbs; Fats, oils, butter spreads; Sweeteners, granulated sugars, honey, chocolate; Ketchup, mustard, salad dressing, vinegars, low-fat sour cream)

The Blue Zones Solution

The Blue Zones Solution
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Author: Dan Buettner
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781426211935
Release: 2015-04-07
Editor: National Geographic Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Bestselling author Dan Buettner reveals how to transform your health using smart nutrition, lifestyle, and fitness habits gleaned from longevity research on the diets, eating habits, and lifestyle practices of the communities he's identified as "Blue Zones"—those places with the world's longest-lived, and thus healthiest, people, including locations such as Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula; Ikaria, Greece; and Loma Linda, California. With the audacious belief that the lifestyles of the world's Blue Zones could be adapted and replicated in towns across North America, Buettner launched the largest preventive health care project in the United States, The Blue Zones City Makeovers, which has impacted the health of millions of Americans since 2009. In The Blue Zones Solution, readers can be inspired by the specific stories of the people, foods, and routines of our healthy elders; understand the role community, family, and naturally healthy habits can play in improving our diet and health; and learn the exact foods—including the 50 superfoods of longevity and dozens of recipes adapted for Western tastes and markets—that offer delicious ways to eat your way to optimum health. Throughout the book are lifestyle recommendations, checklists, and stories to help you create your own personal Blue Zones solution. Readers will learn and apply the 80/20 rule, the plant slant diet, social aspects of eating that lead to weight loss and great health naturally, cultivating your "tribe" of friends and family, and your greater purpose as part of your daily routine. Filled with moving personal stories, delicious recipes, checklists, and useful tips that will transform any home into a miniature blue zone, The Blue Zones Solution is the ultimate blueprint for a healthy, happy life.

Dr Gundry s Diet Evolution

Dr  Gundry s Diet Evolution
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Author: Steven R. Gundry
Pages: 290
ISBN: 9780307352125
Release: 2009-03-03
Editor: Harmony

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Explains what your body is "thinking" and tells you why your genes actually want you to be fat, and that by deactivating these "killer genes," you can reprogram your body for the health, life, looks, and longevity you desire. Reprint.

Diet for a New America

Diet for a New America
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Author: John Robbins
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781932073416
Release: 2011-03-09
Editor: H J Kramer

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Did you know that the leading killer in America, cardiovascular disease, is directly linked to meat consumption? Or that you save more water by not eating one pound of beef than you would by not showering for a whole year? Diet for a New America simply and eloquently documents these ecological concerns and more, as well as the little-known horrors that animals experience during factory farming. Few of us are aware that the act of eating can be a powerful statement of commitment to our own well-being, and at the same time to the creation of a healthier world. In Diet for a New America, you will learn how your food choices can provide ways to enjoy life to the fullest, while making it possible that life, itself, might continue. Heeding this message is without a doubt one of the most practical, economical, and potent things you can do today to heal not only your own life, but also the ecosystem on which all life depends. Reading this book will change your life.

Read It Before You Eat It

Read It Before You Eat It
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Author: Bonnie Taub-Dix
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781101458976
Release: 2010-08-31
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A nationally recognized nutrition expert tells shoppers exactly what should be going into their carts. The whole foods movement explained how to shop healthfully at the farmers market, but how can families shop smart at Wal-Mart? There is a wealth of information on labels, but most people have no idea that products labeled "trans-fat free" can contain trans-fats or that "all natural" is a meaningless phrase. Readers can bring this handy guide to the supermarket to help them interpret labels like a pro. How much sodium is too much? Are all carbs the kiss of death? And what does "organic" really mean? Renowned nutritionist Bonnie Taub-Dix clears up the confusion by showing readers how to make sense of the labels and sidestep tricky marketing ploys. She walks them through a typical grocery store and points out the best food choices to make in every aisle.

Hungry Planet

Hungry Planet
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Author: Faith d' Aluisio
Pages: 287
ISBN: 1580088694
Release: 2007
Editor: Random House Digital, Inc.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Provides an overview of what families around the world eat by featuring portraits of thirty families from twenty-four countries with a week's supply of food.

The Blue Zones

The Blue Zones
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Author: Dan Buettner
Pages: 288
ISBN: 1426207557
Release: 2010
Editor: National Geographic Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

An expert on human longevity reveals the sometimes unusual but effective secrets of diet, behavior, fitness, and attitude collected from long-lived communities around the world, revealing the critical everyday lifestyle choices and behavior that correspond to a longer, healthier life. Reprint.