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Superfoods RX: Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life

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The super-bestselling book that's enhancing Americans' health

By eating the fourteen SuperFoods highlighted in Dr. Steven Pratt's instant bestseller, you can actually stop the incremental deteriorations that lead to common ailments and diseases

  • Beans — reduce obesity
  • Blueberries — lower risk for cardiovascular disease
  • Broccoli — lowers the incidence of cataracts and fights birth defects
  • Oats — reduce the risk of type II diabetes
  • Oranges — prevent strokes
  • Pumpkin — lowers the risk of various cancers
  • Wild salmon — lowers the risk of heart disease
  • Soy — lowers cholesterol
  • Spinach — decreases the chance of cardiovascular disease and age-related macular degeneration
  • Tea — helps prevent osteoporosis
  • Tomatoes — raise the skin's sun protection factor
  • Turkey — helps build a strong immune system
  • Walnuts — reduce the risk of developing coronary heart disease, diabetes, and cancer
* Yogurt-promotes strong bones and a healthy heart

SuperFoods Rx includes recipes created by Chef Michel Stroot of the Golden Door Spa and teaches you how to incorporate SuperFoods and their sidekicks into your diet. SuperFoods Rx is an indispensable guide to a healthy, long, and energetic life.

Synopsis:

Whether you're 23 or 63 now is the time to start eating the SuperFoods way. By incorporating these foods into you regular diet you can actually change the course of your biochemistry and stop the incremental changes in your body that lead to diseases such as type II diabetes, hypertension, certain cancers, obesity, and Alzheimer's.

So what are the SuperFoods? Don't worry. You won't have to subsist on sprouts and shots of wheatgrass juice. The fourteen foods are beans, blueberries, broccoli, oats, oranges, pumpkin, salmon, soy, spinach, tea, tomatoes, turkey, walnuts and yogurt. Not exactly a broccoli fan? No problem. Each food comes with a list of "sidekicks" that provide similar benefits. Have cabbage, turnips, or bok choy instead.

Synopsis:

Everyone knows that an apple is a better snack than potato chips. But did you know that a daily handful of walnuts or a bowl of blueberries can actually improve your health and well-being and increase your lifespan? Backed by proven research on fourteen of the most nutrient-dense, powerhouse foods, SuperFoods Rx puts the tools in your hand—and on your plate—that will give you more energy, greater protection against disease, and a healthier overall lifestyle now and for the future, whether you're 23 or 63.

SuperFoods Rx includes:

  • Individual chapters on each of the fourteen SuperFoods with the health benefits of each outlined and supported by Dr. Pratt's research
  • Helpful ideas for simple ways to get more SuperFoods into your everyday meals
  • Fifty mouthwatering SuperFoods recipes specifically developed by chef Michel Stroot of the world-renowned Golden Door Spa
  • A shopping list of brand-name foods to ensure that you are buying the most nutrient-dense SuperFoods available
  • Guidelines for forming daily nutritional goals and supplement recommendations

And much more!

SuperFoods Rx—Your guide to a healthy, long, and energetic life!

About the Author

Steven G. Pratt, M.D., is a world-renowned authority on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in the prevention of disease and optimization of health. He is a senior staff ophthalmologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California.

Kathy Matthews is a bestselling author of fifteen books, including the New York Times bestseller SuperFoods Rx with Dr. Steven Pratt.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061172281
Subtitle:
Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life
Author:
Pratt, Steven G
Author:
Matthews, Kathy
Author:
by Steven G. Pratt and Kathy Matthews
Author:
Pratt, Steven G., M.D.
Author:
Pratt, Steven G.
Publisher:
Harper
Subject:
General
Subject:
Nutrition
Subject:
Diets - General
Subject:
Diets
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Medicine Nutrition and Psychology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Publication Date:
20061226
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
6.86x4.11x1.17 in. .44 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Whether you're 23 or 63 now is the time to start eating the SuperFoods way. By incorporating these foods into you regular diet you can actually change the course of your biochemistry and stop the incremental changes in your body that lead to diseases such as type II diabetes, hypertension, certain cancers, obesity, and Alzheimer's.

So what are the SuperFoods? Don't worry. You won't have to subsist on sprouts and shots of wheatgrass juice. The fourteen foods are beans, blueberries, broccoli, oats, oranges, pumpkin, salmon, soy, spinach, tea, tomatoes, turkey, walnuts and yogurt. Not exactly a broccoli fan? No problem. Each food comes with a list of "sidekicks" that provide similar benefits. Have cabbage, turnips, or bok choy instead.

"Synopsis" by , Everyone knows that an apple is a better snack than potato chips. But did you know that a daily handful of walnuts or a bowl of blueberries can actually improve your health and well-being and increase your lifespan? Backed by proven research on fourteen of the most nutrient-dense, powerhouse foods, SuperFoods Rx puts the tools in your hand—and on your plate—that will give you more energy, greater protection against disease, and a healthier overall lifestyle now and for the future, whether you're 23 or 63.

SuperFoods Rx includes:

  • Individual chapters on each of the fourteen SuperFoods with the health benefits of each outlined and supported by Dr. Pratt's research
  • Helpful ideas for simple ways to get more SuperFoods into your everyday meals
  • Fifty mouthwatering SuperFoods recipes specifically developed by chef Michel Stroot of the world-renowned Golden Door Spa
  • A shopping list of brand-name foods to ensure that you are buying the most nutrient-dense SuperFoods available
  • Guidelines for forming daily nutritional goals and supplement recommendations

And much more!

SuperFoods Rx—Your guide to a healthy, long, and energetic life!

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