Food Combining and Digestion [NOOK Book]

Overview

This easy-to-use book shows how to get more nutrition from the food we eat, with eating guidelines to help the stomach run at peak efficiency and maximum digestive power. Includes an overview of the chemistry of digestion and how food is assimilated. The techniques presented here can help people gain increased energy and improved health.
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Food Combining and Digestion

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Overview

This easy-to-use book shows how to get more nutrition from the food we eat, with eating guidelines to help the stomach run at peak efficiency and maximum digestive power. Includes an overview of the chemistry of digestion and how food is assimilated. The techniques presented here can help people gain increased energy and improved health.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012683427
  • Publisher: Book Publishing Company, The
  • Publication date: 9/25/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 338,736
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Steve was pronounced "Sproutman" by Vegetarian Times Magazine in a 1979 feature article that explored the why's and wherefores of his 100% sprout diet. While over 2 decades time, most diets change, Steve is still a big "believer" in healthy diet and lifestyle.

Steve got interested in natural foods after a 20 year effort to correct chronic allergies and asthma with conventional medicine. He made dramatic changes in his diet and within two months of eating a strict "living foods," vegetarian diet, his lifelong symptoms vanished. He continued to practice a 100% raw foods diet (nothing cooked, packaged, canned, frozen, or processed) for five years. During that time, he also experimented with other extreme diets such as fruitarianism (just fruit), juice fasting for as long as 100 days, and briefly, breatharianism (no food, no water).

Steve's innovative kitchen gardening techniques and the cuisine he developed from them, gave rise to a "School for Sprouts." He began teaching indoor gardening 12 stories above the streets of New York City. He called his no-cooking school, The Sprout House, since so much of his cuisine included vegetables from his kitchen garden-sprouts. Steve invented two home sprouters, The Flax Sprout Bag and a tabletop greenhouse called, Sproutman's Kitchen Garden Salad Grower. He also supplied his growing kits and a full line of organic sprouting seeds via mail order.
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