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Food is powerful medicine and whole foods, or foods in their natural unrefined forms, offer us vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that prevent diseases and create a state of balance and health within us. Nutritionist Tom Malterre and Chef Alissa Segersten understand that food can be both healing and delicious and in THE WHOLE LIFE NUTRITION COOKBOOK they provide information on the importance of living a whole foods lifestyle, and how to transition into one. Readers will learn to prepare foods that promote optimal health, prevent disease, and energize the body. With over 300 delicious, nourishing recipes, readers will discover amazing, new ways to cook whole grains, fish, poultry, meat and veggies. THE WHOLE LIFE NUTRITION COOKBOOK includes:
- Evidence-based information on whole foods
- Gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and soy-free recipes
- A complete guide to stocking your whole foods pantry
- The whole story on the current diet trends and how to adapt them to best serve your individual needs
- The real story behind toxicity in food and avoiding PCBs GMOs and non-organics
- Recipes that any vegan, vegetarian, carnivore or omnivore will love
|Publisher:||Grand Central Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||8.20(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)|
About the Author
Alissa Segersten is a cooking instructor and author of the food blog,www.nourishingmeals.com, empowering people with cooking skills and knowledge of whole foods so that they may reconnect with pleasure in eating delicious, nourishing food.
Tom Malterre, MS, CN, is a certified nutritionist who holds two degrees in nutritional sciences, and is a faculty member of the Autism Research Institute. He coaches physicians and other health care practitioners on using Functional Medicine principals in their clinical practices, and travels the U.S. and Canada lecturing on the biochemical interactions within the body and their relationship to diet.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook is a VERY well researched, informative work. The title says it's a cookbook but it's much more than just a cookbook. The first chapter opens with the following Voltaire quote that I believe sets the tone for the book: "Everyone should be his own physician. We ought to assist and not force nature. Eat with moderation what agrees with your constitution. Nothing is good for the body but what we can digest. What medicine can produce digestion? Exercise. What will recruit strength? Sleep. What will alleviate incurable ills? Patience." If you believe in the what goes in, must come out philosophy, you will find something in this book to assist you in bettering your health! From the novice to the pro in the kitchen and garden, there's something for you here! If you've watched Doctor Oz, you've probably heard of the "blue zones" which are areas around the planet where people live the longest and with the greatest health. The recipes in this book are derived from the dietary patterns found in the "blue zones." There is an excellent selection of gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free and egg-free dishes - something for everyone! Besides the over 300 recipes, there's so much other valuable-to-your-health information that it boggles the mind. You will find the six steps to nourish your digestion system. Whole Food sensitivity is thoroughly delved into. As a celiac, I can attest that food allergies and sensitivities are far more common than we might have imagined. The authors reveal ten common sensitivities, familiar conditions associated with a food sensitivity and known triggers, if any. Various dietary lifestyles such as paleo, vegan-ism, raw, Mediterranean and many more are explained and analyzed. The books offers suggestions and tips for changing your diet to accommodate sensitivities. There's extensive sections on stocking your pantry, cooking techniques, and kitchen equipment. The recipes are easy to follow and not complicated. From cheezy kale chips to fresh marinara sauce and dill pickles. Even the most discriminating will find something they like! This book has found a permanent home on my bookshelf.
This cookbook has everything I need. I just started fermenting foods and this book has easy to follow recipes. I've tried some of the salads and desserts and everything was very tasty. Great if you want to cook gluten and dairy free.