100 Health-boosting Foods: Facts and recipes for super health

100 Health-boosting Foods: Facts and recipes for super health

by Hamlyn

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Overview

All you need to know about the 100 mega foods that will make a real difference to your health, plus mouthwatering recipes for every food.

Did you know that avocados can help lower cholesterol and that tomatoes are full of cancer-beating lycopene? From chillis to cranberries and limes to lentils, find out all about 100 foods that will make a real difference to your health.

Whether you want to cure a cold, have more energy, lower blood pressure or prevent heart disease, you'll find the 100 best foods here, complete with vital information and research about what each food contains and why it will boost your health. Choose from 100 delicious recipes and serving suggestions to get the best taste and the greatest benefits from your diet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780600630036
Publisher: Octopus Books
Publication date: 06/02/2015
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: Up to 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Eating your way to health 8

Healthy eating 10

Carbohydrates 14

Proteins 16

Fats 18

Vitamins 20

Minerals 22

Phytonutrients 24

Health-boosting foods at a glance 26

Nutrients and phytonutrients 30

Preserving nutrients 32

Health conditions and complaints 34

The 100 foods 38

What's in a name? 240

Index 252

Acknowledgments 256

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