Food Connection: The Right Food at the Right Time


The Food Connection will show you:
  • How to balance your hormonal system to positively affect weight, motivation, sleep patterns and cognitive abilities
  • How to jump start your health with the seven-day "World's Best Diet"
  • The 17 bioenergetic foods to eat daily
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The Food Connection will show you:
  • How to balance your hormonal system to positively affect weight, motivation, sleep patterns and cognitive abilities
  • How to jump start your health with the seven-day "World's Best Diet"
  • The 17 bioenergetic foods to eat daily
  • How food affects your mood at breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Why men and women must take different approaches to ensure their hormonal health
  • How to assess your Biological Age--and take quick steps to improve your health.
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What People Are Saying

From the Publisher
"The Food Connection is one wakeup call you cannot afford to miss!"
— Julian Whitaker, M.D., Author of the monthly newsletter Health and Healing

"The Food Connection is the first book that effectively empowers anyone to take control of their hormones and biochemistry without prescriptions, doctors and dangerous dieting. If you want to feel better and live longer with high energy, this is the best researched book I have ever read on the subject."
— Zolton P. Rona, M.D., M.Sc., Medical editor of The Encyclopedia of Natural Healing

"This is a must-read about what exact foods, at what time of the day, sustain your hormonal supersymmetry and superior moods, so you can live longer, happier and healthier— now!"
— Carolyn DeMarco, M.D., Author of Dr. DeMarco Answers Your Questions

"Sizzling, provocative, unique, outright lifesaving!"
— Woody R. McGinnis, M.D., Authority on ADHD and autism treatment and research

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470838471
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/26/2006
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.17 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

Sam Graci is an internationally renowned lecturer, consultant, researcher and formulator in the field of optimal human helath and nutrition. He is the founder and president of Graci Research Ltd., a company dedicated to nutritional research and development. As a result of his work, Sam created greens+, an award-winning "green drink" composed of 23 synergistic foods designed to supplement a healthy diet.
A graduate of the University of Western Ontario in adolescent psychology and chemistry, Sam has additional degrees in education, special education and counseling. He has traveled extensively throughout the world, interviewing researchers, reviewing studies and collecting information about medicinal plants, vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, sea vegetables and organic growing techniques. He is a though-provoking and enthusiastic speaker, making him a popular and frequent speaker on television and radio talk shows. Sam's previous book, The Power of Superfood, was a major bestseller.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. I What Has Food Got to Do With It?
Ch. 1 The Loss of Our Survival Edge 8
Pt. II Hormonal Balance: The Key to Our Well-Being Great Conductors in the Symphony of Human Life
Ch. 2 Optimizing Hormone Function 16
Ch. 3 Sleep: A Prescription Against Hormonal Havoc 40
Ch. 4 Women: Your Hormonal Health 55
Ch. 5 Men: Your Hormonal Health 67
Pt. III The Power of Food: The Divine Blueprint
Ch. 6 Bioenergetic Whole Foods 78
Ch. 7 Phytonutrients 89
Ch. 8 Antioxidants: The Free Radical Police 100
Pt. IV Making the Connection: A Return to Well-Being
Ch. 9 Facing the Facts: Assessing Your Health 116
Ch. 10 The Principles of Eating Smart: The World's Best Diet 135
Ch. 11 Carbohydrates: Our High-Octane Fuel Supply 164
Ch. 12 Protein: The Building Blocks of Life 180
Ch. 13 Fats: Not All Bad 192
Ch. 14 17 Bioenergetic Foods to Eat Daily (Then Add Water) 203
Ch. 15 Your Life-Long and Long-Life Insurance Plan 237
Ch. 16 Guidelines for Selecting, Preparing and Enjoying Food 256
Ch. 17 Living Seven Days on the World's Best Diet 265
Ch. 18 Chocolate and Coffee Revisited: Not So Bad After All 298
Ch. 19 Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Food and Nutrition 307
Ch. 20 Ten Tips for Living Longer and Healthier - Now 318
Epilogue 326
App. A One Immune Organ to Keep Pristine 329
App. B Mitochondria and Protein Integrity Hold the Key to Cellular Life and Death 333
App. C Bioenergetic Foods for Radiant Skin and Hair 340
App. D: Resources 352
References 358
Index 363
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