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5 a Day: The Better Health Cookbook
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Imagine if there was a way to: Get the fruits and vegetables you need without effort. Make one simple and delicious meal that provides 100% of the servings you need for an entire day. Incorporate more vegetables into your family meals without their suspecting a thing.
There is!... and it’s all right here in 5 A Day: The Better Health Cookbook.
Fruits and vegetables – whether fresh, canned, dried, or frozen – are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytonutrients that help your body fight off a host of health problems. Who wouldn’t jump at the chance to lower cholesterol, lose weight, and protect themselves and their families from diseases like cancer, diabetes, and heart diseases? You and your family can start living longer, healthier lives today.
That’s right – eating just 5 servings of colorful, versatile fruits and vegetables can bring you health benefits beyond comparison. And 5 A Day: The Better Health Cookbook shows you just how simple – and delicious! – eating for better health can be. Besides offering you creative, easy-to-make recipes, 5 A Day also gives you lots of ideas for making a small change or addition to an existing recipe to help you reach your 5 a day goal in a snap.
You’ll reap the countless health rewards of a variety of wonderful foods, including Mexican Steak with Fruit Skewers, Crispy Beer-Batter Onion Rings, and Banana-Apple Sherbet. Please your family with Honey-Dijon Chicken, Mediterranean Pasta Salad, and Plumberry Granita. Feast on Grilled Southwestern Shrimp, Cherokee Corn and Beans with Acorn Squash, and Baked Apple Fritters.
Better health is just one mouthwatering meal away. Enjoy every bite!
5 A Day: The Better Health Cookbook includes more than 150 delicious, easy recipes your family will love; at-a-glance fruit and vegetable servings with every recipe; a 7-day menu plan that shows you how easy it is to make healthy food choices; 7 power menus, each packing all your 5 a day needs into one fantastic meal.
Now available in paperback, this Better Health Foundation cookbook makes it easy--and deliciously satisfying--to get the recommended five-a-day servings of fruit and vegetables. 50 full-color photos.
About the Author
Elizabeth Pivonka, R.D., Ph.D., is the president of the Produce for Better Health Foundation, America’s leading produce educational foundation. She has been integrally involved with all aspects of the 5 A Day program at the national level since its inception in 1991.
Barbara Berry, M.S., R.D., is vice president of programs for the Foundation. She oversees the Foundation’s education, marketing, communication, and research programs
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