Superhealth: 6 Simple Steps, 6 Easy Weeks, 1 Longer, Healthier Life

Superhealth: 6 Simple Steps, 6 Easy Weeks, 1 Longer, Healthier Life

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Superhealth: 6 Simple Steps, 6 Easy Weeks, 1 Longer, Healthier Life by Steven Pratt, Sharyn Kolberg

New York Times bestselling author of SuperFoods RX

Dr. Steven Pratt explains how readers can achieve SuperHealth by adding the 25 SuperFoods and 15 SuperNutrients-including the newest SuperLongevity Nutrient, Vitamin D-to their diet. Readers will be able to eat more sumptuously than ever before-chocolate, red wine, fresh nut butters, gourmet tea-with so much variety that bad, disease-causing eating and lifestyle habits will be edged out of their lives forever.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440697784
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/26/2008
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Steven Pratt, M.D., is the author of the New York Times bestseller SuperFoodsRx and, along with his colleague, Dr. Hugh Greenway, he is responsible for all the science behind the SuperFoodsRx brand now ubiquitous in grocery stores. He is a world-renowned authority on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in preventing disease and optimizing health. Dr. Pratt is a nutritional consultant to top athletes, a senior staff member at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California, and he lectures around the world.

Table of Contents

Part I The SuperHealth Program

1 Genesis 3

2 The SuperHealth Promise and Getting Started 9

3 Step 1: Control Your Genes Through Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Resveratrol 20

4 Step 2: Become an Environmentalist and Detox Your Body 39

5 Step 3: Watch Your Waistline-Burn Those Calories 72

6 Step 4: Control Inflammation 104

7 Step 5: Keep Up Appearances 136

8 Step 6: Preserve Your Senses 166

Part II The SuperHealth Reference Guide

9 Dr. Steve's Daily Planner 205

10 The 25 SuperFoods and 15 SuperNutrients 216

11 All-Stars: High-Fiber and Low-Sodium Food Choices, Plus Sources of Betaine, Choline, and Potassium 238

12 SuperHealth Recipes 252

13 Weekly Food and Exercise Planners and Shopping Lists 260

14 Preventing the 6 Major Causes of Death 293

Part III Appendix and Bibliography

Appendix Charts and Tests 309

Bibliography 313

Index 325

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