Power Foods

Author: The Editors of Whole Living Magazine
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0307786277
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Many of our favorite ingredients—such as berries, tomatoes, and nuts—are among the healthiest foods on earth, and by simply incorporating more of them into our everyday meals, we can all lead healthier lives. Here are 150 fantastic ways to help you do just that. Organized into chapters on breakfast, snacks, sandwiches, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts, the recipes are accompanied by simple instructions and beautiful photographs to keep you inspired to eat well at any time of the day. Stay motivated with tempting recipes such as: Breakfast: Pecan Pancakes with Mixed Berry Compote; Mushroom and Scallion Frittata Starters and Snacks: Sweet Potato Hummus; Beet Chips Sandwiches and Wraps: Salmon Salad and Curried Egg on Multigrain Bread; Kiwifruit Summer Roll Soups and Stews: Golden Pepper Soup; Chili with Chicken and Beans Salads: Quinoa and Corn Salad with Pumpkin Seeds; Endive, Avocado, and Grapefruit Salad. Main Dishes: Citrus-Roasted Salmon with Spring Pea Sauce; Soba Noodle, Tofu, and Vegetable Stir-fry; Turkey Cutlets with Tomatoes and Capers Side Dishes: Cauliflower and Barley Salad with Toasted Almonds; Edamame Succotash Desserts: Lemon Cream with Blackberries; Double Dark Chocolate and Ginger Biscotti. Beyond these wonderful recipes, the editors of Whole Living magazine include research-backed information about the health benefits and disease-fighting properties of 38 power foods, along with nutritional data and helpful tips on storing, preparing, and cooking them. In this one-stop resource, you’ll learn all about stocking a healthy pantry, eating seasonally, understanding food labels, and when it’s best to splurge for organic ingredients. These 38 Power Foods are: Asparagus, Artichokes, Avocados, Beets, Bell Peppers, Broccoli. Brussels Sprouts. Carrots. Kale. Mushrooms. Spinach. Sweet Potatoes, Swiss Char, Tomatoes, Winter Squash, Apricots, Berries, Citrus, Kiwifruits, Papayas, Pears, Brown Rice, Oats, Quinoa, Dried Beans, Green Peas, Soybeans/Edamame, Almonds, Pecans, Pistachios, Walnuts, Flaxseed, Pumpkin Seeds, Eggs, Yogurt, Sablefish, Rainbow Trout, Wild Alaskan Salmon With 150 quick, flavor-packed recipes using the 38 healthiest foods nature has to offer, Power Foods makes eating well simple—and more delicious than ever before.

Power Foods for the Brain

Author: Neal D Barnard
Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style
ISBN: 1455512699
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Could your breakfast or lunch be harming your memory? Are you missing out on the foods that could prevent Alzheimer's disease? Everyone knows good nutrition supports your overall health, but few realize that certain foods-power foods-can protect your brain and optimize its function, and even dramatically reduce your risk of Alzheimer's Disease. Now, New York Times bestselling author, clinical researcher and health advocate Dr. Neal Barnard has gathered the most up-to-date research and created a groundbreaking program that can strengthen your memory and protect your brain's health. In this effective 3-step plan Dr. Barnard reveals which foods to increase in your diet and which to avoid, and shows you specific exercises and supplements that can make a difference. It will not only help boost brain health, but it can also reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease, stroke, and other less serious malfunctions such as low energy, poor sleep patterns, irritability, and lack of focus. You'll discover: The best foods to increase cognitive function Dairy products and meats-the dangers they may pose to your memory The surprising roles alcohol and caffeine play in Alzheimer's risk The latest research on toxic metals, like aluminum found in cookware, soda cans, and common antacids. Plus a detailed menu plan, recipes and time-saving kitchen tips

Peruvian Power Foods

Author: Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 0757317227
Format: PDF, Kindle
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While superfoods have entered the health food conversation in recent years, most people are unaware that many of the most powerful foods on the planet hail from the Andes region—and now, for the first time ever, they are now widely available in the United States. Not only are these foods teeming with healing effects, they are also packed with flavor, transforming ordinary, everyday healthy meals into something extraordinary. Peruvian Power Foods introduces the top superfoods and their myriad health benefits, with more than 75 recipes from the Andes to the Amazon, a growing gastronomical hotspot for chefs and gourmands the world over. With recipes for breakfasts and smoothies, on the fly snacks, plus sublime suppers and decadent desserts, anyone from the fitness-minded to foodies can easily incorporate these nutrient- and antioxidant-rich foods into their daily lives. Tempt your taste buds without ruining your waistline with: Weekend waffles with maca, an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant that can be likened to natural Viagra as it helps potency in men. Breakfast granola with lucuma, a tangy tropical fruit that helps balance high blood pressure. Savory white bean hummus made with sacha inchi, a powerful omega-3s for heart health and brain power. Muffins made with pichuberry, a glucose controller, sugar regulator, and accelerant for flushing fat around the middle. Sinful yet slimmed-down brownies with cacao, an amazing antioxidant and chocolate substitute in everything from smoothies to cakes. From Peru to your plate, this Amazon-inspired health makeover will allow you to enjoy optimal health and optimal flavor one meal at a time.

Power Foods

Author: Liz Applegate
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780875962191
Format: PDF, ePub
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Prescribes low-fat, high-carbohydrate eating plans and menus that utilize vitamin-rich foods to achieve and maintain high energy levels during exercise and in athletic competition

The Power Foods Lifestyle

Author: Kristy Jo Hunt
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781942298076
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Power Foods Lifestyle will help you lose weight, repair damaged metabolism and decrease risk for disease while naturally increasing energy levels. This scientifically-based method presents a new way of thinking about food, teaching you how to keep your body in a fat-burning state day or night. This isn't the quick fix--it's the real fix.

Gary Null s Power Foods

Author: Gary Null
Publisher: New Amer Library
ISBN: 9780451222275
Format: PDF, ePub
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The ground-breaking expert on nutrition introduces fifteen key foods that promote human health, along with detailed explanations of the nutritional powers and attributes of each food, hundreds of recipes that incorporate these Power Foods, a comprehensive menu plan, and guidelines for a lifetime of healthy eating habits. Reprint.

Power Food On the Go

Author: Rens Kroes
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
ISBN: 1631595105
Format: PDF, Docs
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Power foodies are constantly on the go--to work, to the gym, or play--Rens Kroes wants you to take your delicious and healthy food with you! There’s no reason to buy a smoothie at the spin class smoothie bar, make your own favorite Power Food smoothie and bring it with you! Busy days at work often mean finding a lunch at a food truck or cafe, but not with Rens' make-ahead ideas and cool take-along packaging! You’ll be able to bring your own Power Food lunch with you to work. Energetic from the design, to the recipes, to the beautiful food and lifestyle photography within, Power Food On the Go will inspire you to embrace the Rens Kroes enthusiasm for food, health, and life on the go.

Power Foods Cookbook

Author: Healdsburg Press
Publisher: Healdsburg Press
ISBN: 9781623152321
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Use Power Foods Cookbook to help your brain and body flourish with: • 50 delicious power foods recipes covering every meal of the day • Detailed information on the scientifically proven benefits of power foods • 7-day meal plan and advice on transitioning to a diet rich in power foods • Specific power foods recipes to heal and protect your brain • Detailed information on which foods to avoid and which to enjoy

Lift Your Mood With Power Food

Author: Christine Bailey
Publisher: Watkins Media Limited
ISBN: 1848992319
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Depression, stress and low-energy levels seem like inevitable symptoms of our hectic modern lives, often made worse by our quick-fix diet of caffeine, alcohol and sugary snacks. But it doesn't have to be that way. Respected nutritionist Christine Bailey presents extensive advice and tasty recipes to enable you to harness the natural power of food and boost your mood. Specialised chapters provide practical nutritional advice to help alleviate the symptoms of a range of conditions, from depression and difficulty sleeping to Seasonal Affective Disorder and PMS, and shows how common disorders can be overcome simply and effectively through improvements in diet. By following the advice and specially commissioned recipes of Lift Your Mood, you can embrace a healthy new lifestyle, helping you stay alert, motivated and happy for many years to come.

The Healing Foods

Author: Patricia Hausman
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 0440214408
Format: PDF, ePub
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Certain foods have always had the reputation of being good for us. But are there some that can actually heal? The authors of this authoritative resource answer with a resounding yes--there are dozens of foods that prevent or ease ailments from arthritis and high blood pressure to allergies and diabetes, to angina and even cancer.