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Fit Foodby Ellen Haas
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What we eat fuels our bodies, shapes our health, and is central to our well-being. Every year, scientists learn more about the strong relationship between food and health. Luckily, eating right has never been easier to do or more delicions for your taste buds—when you know how. The Fit Foods—everyday foods like blueberries or turkey or yogurt—are your ingredients for wellness, deliciously. Together, the 21 Fit Foods reinforce each other's health benefits and supply your body with the nourishment it needs for a long and healthy life.
Ellen Haas is a leading expert on healthy eating and founder and CEO of FoodFit.com, a popular source for healthy eating on the web. When she launched FootFit.com in 2000, it was a natural extension of her long career dedicated to consumer advocacy. Her new book, Fit Food, captures the essence of the valuable information found on FoodFit.com. Starting with the basics of nutrition, it takes you beyond the science to focus on the everyday foods that contribute to your health. This handy, easy-to-use resource helps you eat well and stay fit, dieting or no dieting. It showcases top chef-created recipes and the best tips and expert advice from FoodFit.com.
Unlock the power of 25 fit foods--from tomatoes to tuna, honey to whole wheat bread--and discover their hidden health benefits. In "Fit Food" readers learn what those super-foods are--and how easy it is to incorporate them into a daily diet.
Unlock the power of 25 fit foods—from tomatoes to tuna, honey to whole wheat bread—and discover their hidden health benefits. Slow Alzheimer's with blueberry cobbler? Sharpen your eyesight by eating an orange? You can. Fit Food shows you how. We've identified 25 of nature's most beneficial foods; foods packed with compounds such as lycopene, antioxidants, flavanoids, and sulforaphane. These substances work to keep you healthy by fighting cancers, cardiovascular disease, and degenerative diseases like arthritis. In Fit Food you'll learn what those super-foods are—and how easy it is to incorporate them into your daily diet. But Fit Food is more than a list—inside you'll also find 251 delicious, quick, and easy recipes that feature our fit foods, alone and in combination. Recipes like Crunchy Granola Cookies, Grandma's Chocolate Cake, and Old-Style Tomato Sauce will tempt your taste buds—and provide you and your family with powerful health benefits. With Fit Food, good health is as easy as opening your mouth! 100 b/2 photos.
About the Author
Lori Baird has more than 10 years' experience writing about food. An amateur chef, she is a former food and travel editor at Yankee magazine and has written about food for numerous magazines including Taste for Life and Backpacker.
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