Paperback: 264 pages
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc (March 17, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 8.5 x 9 inches
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Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
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As a high school health teacher, I have been looking for a comprehensive, easy to use nutrition book for years. I have finally found it. Each chapter provides accessible and useful tools that can help anyone get back to an essential and vital connection to food. The sections on healthy digestion, sweeteners, and shopping guide for superfoods were my favorites. I love the amount of resources and practical knowledge this book provides on so many different levels. I'm excited to share and use this book as a resource for all my current and future students. YEAH!!
I like that this book includes information about sleep, stress, and other lifestyle factors alongside diet that influence health. I especially like the charts that quickly tell you how much fiber, sources of vitamins and minerals, smoke points of oils, and how to prepare different greens to maximize nutrient absorption. And of course all the recipes are so practical, family-friendly, and easy to make! My favorite part about the book is expressed through the title: using whole foods. They don't break down foods into reductionist science but rather as a whole with its various beneficial parts. I'm going to buy this book as a gift for my sister!
As a busy mom of two young kids, I especially appreciate this book--- it is filled with easy to cook, truly delicious, and incredibly healthy recipes the whole family will love to eat (yes even my 5 and my 1 yr old). It's well written, easy to read, and packed full of worthwhile information-- I would recommend to anyone interested in truly improving their overall health and well being-- it will change your entire mindset towards what you choose to put into your body. Much more than a cookbook, it's a guide for overall health.
Incredible resource for anyone wanting to improve their diet and overall health. It is well organized, very comprehensive and easy to navigate. In today's information-overload age, it is sometimes hard to know where to look for good quality information, and this book is certainly an outstanding & trustworthy resource for learning the fundamentals of healthy eating and it’s impact on our health. The recipes are quick and healthy for the whole family as well.
The Food As Medicine Everyday philosophy has changed the way I eat! I now understand how what I eat impacts my body and mind, and I feel like I have the knowledge and ability to make healthier choices for me and my family. The doctors really break it all down and take away the mystery and confusion around eating healthy!
Totally makes sense. Little things that I've read before but never seemed to stick. Just over the last month, I feel my body stronger, my mood brighter, my energy higher. Thanks for helping me realize all of the things I knew I should be doing. You've changed my life.
This book is very well written. I think that it should be a part of everyone's personal library and would be a great book for nutrition classes as soon as possible in our children's schools. I think the sooner everyone learns about how important food is to our overall health and wellness, the better. The authors of Food As Medicine Everyday do a great job explaining the foundation to optimal health. I love that there is a section of the book that provides parents with ideas and suggestions on how to get our children to eat healthier. I was recently successful in getting my six year old son to shift from loving white bread to loving whole grain bread and from loving white rice to eating brown rice thanks to this book. I think that sometimes we just need new ways of encouraging our children to eat healthier and this book provides that. Health has always been one of my highest values and I've always felt that it is our most important asset so we should invest in it wisely. This book is a very wise investment for everyone. It has helped me to reevaluate my habits and the products I've been using and has encouraged me to make simple changes that are healthier, such as using coconut oil instead of canola oil as part of my normal routine. I also love all the nutritious recipes at the end of the book. They are delicious and simple to make. I absolutely love this book! I encourage everyone to buy it, read it, and implement what you learn into your daily lives to be as healthy as you possibly can be.
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