The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, Revised Edition: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about What You Should Eat and Why

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Fair Winds Press, Aug 29, 2017 - Cooking - 376 pages

It’s time to debunk all the myths about foods we want to eat. The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, Revised Edition delivers facts on foods; no spin, no agenda.

In this newly updated nutrition reference guide, acclaimed nutritionist and bestselling author Jonny Bowden debunks traditional food myths, saves the reputations of foods long suffering from bad publicity, and provides just the facts—so you can make good, health-conscious decisions about which foods you and your family should eat.
 
You’ll learn the latest research on many of your favorite foods, as well as some surprising new findings on the health benefits of foods you may have been avoiding unnecessarily.
 
Did you know that, according to the latest research,

  • Saturated fat does not cause heart disease?
  • Full-fat dairy may protect against diabetes?
  • There is no need to avoid meat if it is 100 percent grass fed?
  • There is a major difference between farmed salmon and wild salmon?

 
No food provides everything. But real food—whole food with minimal processing—contains a virtual pharmacy of nutrients, phytochemicals, enzymes, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and healthful fats, all of which keep you alive and thriving. Learn how easy it is to find “real” food and discover what more than a dozen well-known nutrition experts say are their “top ten” healthiest foods on earth.

 

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User Review  - phoenixcomet - LibraryThing

A basic primer on delicious, nutritious whole foods. I did not read the entire volume, but I did page through it, confirming much of what I already know. Particularly appealing is the font size and ... Read full review

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It took me a long time to come back to this book after the tragic abuse of English in the forward ("this problem in languaging") but I sucked it up and carried on. The information is interesting, fun ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
8
CHAPTER 1 Vegetables
19
CHAPTER 2 Grains
79
CHAPTER 3 Beans and Legumes
89
CHAPTER 4 Fruit
103
CHAPTER 5 Nuts and Seeds
163
CHAPTER 6 Soy Foods
186
CHAPTER 7 Dairy
193
CHAPTER 11 Beverages
274
CHAPTER 12 Herbs Spices and Condiments
307
CHAPTER 13 Oils
330
CHAPTER 14 Flours
351
CHAPTER 15 Sweeteners
355
Glossary
363
Acknowledgments
369
About the author
370

CHAPTER 8 Meat Poultry and Eggs
209
CHAPTER 9 Fish and Seafood
226
CHAPTER 10 Specialty Foods
246

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About the author (2017)

Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, (Woodland Hills, CA), also known as The Nutrition Myth Buster, is a nationally known, board-certified nutritionist and expert on diet and weight loss. He has appeared on the Dr. Oz Show, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, and CBS and has contributed to articles in the New York Times, Forbes, the Daily Beast, Huffington Post, Vanity Fair Online, Men's Heath, Prevention, and dozens of other print and online publications. He is a popular speaker who presents at both academic and consumer events all over the world.

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