Deep Nutrition

Deep Nutrition

by Catherine Shanahan Md
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Deep Nutrition by Catherine Shanahan Md

Deep Nutrition illustrates how our ancestors used nourishment to sculpt their anatomy, engineering bodies of extraordinary health and beauty. The length of our limbs, the shape of our eyes, and the proper function of our organs are all gifts of our ancestor's collective culinary wisdom. Citing the foods of traditional cultures from the Ancient Egyptians and the Maasai to the Japanese and the French, the Shanahans identify four food categories all the world's healthiest diets have in common, the Four Pillars of World Cuisine. Using the latest research in physiology and genetics, Dr. Shanahan explains why your family's health depends on eating these foods. In a world of competing nutritional ideologies, Deep Nutrition gives us the full picture, empowering us to take control of our destiny in ways we might never have imagined.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615228389
Publisher: Big Box Books
Publication date: 11/14/2008
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

About the Author

Catherine Shanahan, MD trained at Cornell University's Molecular Biology program where she learned how nutrients direct physiologic growth. In medical school, she found that older patients raised on traditional foods tended to be the healthiest in their family, endowed with attractive features, strong joints, and sturdy bones. Applying her experience in genetics, she identified which traditional foods optimize gene expression. While lecturing around the Pacific, Dr. Shanahan has revolutionized how fellow medical professionals think about nutrition and health.

Luke Shanahan, MFA graduated from University of Iowa where he attended the prestigious Writers' Workshop as an undergrad. Since graduate school, he has taught and lectured around the country and continued to pursue his interests in literature, art, and cooking.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a life changer. I have heard Dr. Cate speak, and she is awesome.