Supercharge with Superfoods: 365 Ways to Maximize Your Health!

Supercharge with Superfoods: 365 Ways to Maximize Your Health!

by Delia Quigley, B.E. Horton

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Overview

Living healthier and longer is simpler than you may think--when you know your superfoods.

With Supercharge with Superfoods, you learn how to derive the most positive benefits from the top twenty-five superfoods. Expert authors Delia Quigley and B.E. Horton, MS, RD, offer 365 tips on incorporating these important foods into your diet, including how to:

  • Eat blueberries to fuel brain power
  • Prevent cancer with broccoli
  • Lower cholesterol with oats
  • Make skin look youthful with pumpkin products
  • Eat salmon for your heart
  • Protect eyes with spinach
  • Boost your immune system with yogurt
Empowering and educational, this complete and concise guide is your new and improved way to look good and feel great!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440507090
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 04/18/2010
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 410 KB

About the Author


Delia Quigley is the creator of the Body Rejuvenation Program, a five-week body detoxification program, and is a certified nutritional counselor (CNC). Ms. Quigley is the author of several books, including The Body Rejuvenation Cleanse, Starting Over, Learning to Cook with Natural Foods, and Cooking Healthy with One Foot Out the Door.

B.E. Horton, MS, RD holds a master's degree in nutrition communication from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. She obtained her registered dietitian (RD) certificate after completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont.

Table of Contents

Top Ten Reasons for Eating Superfoods vi

Introduction vii

Apples Fight Free Radicals 1

Blueberries to the Rescue 7

Broccoli Helps Prevent Cancer 11

Quinoa: The Mother Grain 17

Dark Chocolate Loves Your Heart 21

Mineral-Rich Sea Vegetables 27

Garlic Is Nature's Antibiotic 33

Avocados Are Full Of Good Fat 39

Parsley: The Blood Cleanser 45

Wild Salmon Keeps Your Skin Young 51

Beans Lower Cholesterol 57

Kale: A Powerhouse of Nutrients 65

Green Tea: Sip Your Antioxidants 71

Pumpkin Seeds Help the Prostate 77

Nutrient-Rich Microplants 83

Oats: The Wonder Grain 89

Sweet Potatoes: Rich In Vitamin A 97

Walnuts Provide Essential Fatty Acids 103

Yogurt Replants Your Intestines 109

Fermented Foods: Essential Digestive Aids Eggs for Eye Health 123

Sleep Better With Sour Cherries 129

Grapefruit For Smoother Skin 133

Cruciferous Cabbage for Stronger Bones 137

Almonds: Feel Full On Less 143

Superfood Recipes 147

Appendix A Glossary 189

Appendix B Resource Guide 197

Index 201

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