Food Truths from Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & amp;Eat Without Guilt


Author: Michele Payn
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440849986
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 210
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Don't believe everything you're told about food—most of it is highly misleading or completely untrue. Written by a farm and food advocate, this book identifies marketing half-truths and guides you through the aisles of the grocery store to simplify smart food shopping and restore your freedom to enjoy food. • Turns food confusion into clarity, enabling readers to have confidence regarding how to buy, prepare, and serve safe, healthy, and nourishing food • Offers an informed voice of reason to the overly sensationalized food and health arena • Provides practical tips and accurate information that allows readers to make decisions based on their own social, ethical, environmental, and health standards • Reveals why parents should not feel guilty if they cannot afford the "right" label or the "right" food when food-shopping for their family

The Dietitian's Guide to Vegetarian Diets


Author: Reed Mangels,Virginia Messina,Mark Messina
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449665993
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 596
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The Dietitian’s Guide to Vegetarian Diets: Issues and Applications provides the most up-to-date information on vegetarian diets. Written for dietitians and other health care professionals, the Third Edition can be used as an aid for counseling vegetarian clients and those interested in becoming vegetarian or serve as a textbook for classroom study for students who have completed introductory coursework in nutrition. Evidence-based and thoroughly referenced, this text includes case-studies, sample menus, and counseling points to help students apply material to the real world.

No More Food Fights! Growing a Productive Farm and Food Conversation


Author: Michele Payn-Knoper
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 9781457517228
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 172
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Food fights might seem entertaining, but there's nothing funny about the fight staking place over food production. Resource limitations, animal welfare, and biotechnology are just a few issues cropping up to create confusion in the grocery store. Ultimately, both farmers and food buyers are making a personal choice, and author Michele Payn-Knoper calls for decorum instead of mayhem in the conversation around farm and food. In an effort to break stereotypes, one side of this book describes farmers who don't wear overalls but who do use technology in producing food and preserving the environment, dairy farmers who work on "cow comfort," and how hard farmers work on sustainability. On the other side, the book reminds farmers that only a tiny percentage of the population lives on a farm and urges farmers to tell their stories through social media and everyday conversation to correct mistaken beliefs about food production perpetuated by traditional media. The book's very design lends itself to exploring both sides of the issue. One side of No More Food Fights!is aimed at those who primarily consume food-chefs, health care professionals, foodies, dietitians, and retailers. Flipping the book reveals the other side, which is geared toward those who produce food-farmers, agricultural businesses, and ranchers. Throughout the book, the author intersperses personal stories from farmers, foods cientists, dietitians, and ranchers. She naturally guides readers from both sides to"reach across the plate" to honestly explore food concerns and the critical connection from farm gate to food plate. Bring peace to your plate-and your next trip to the grocery store-with No More Food Fights!as your guide.

The Obesity Reality

A Comprehensive Approach to a Growing Problem
Author: Naheed Ali
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442214465
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 331
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Discusses obesity's effects from the medical, personal, financial and preventative perspectives, and argues that the problem will only go away if it is tackled from both a personal and collective level.

The Mom's Guide to a Nourishing Garden


Author: Jen Haugen,Jen Haugen Rdn
Publisher: Jen Haugen, Rdn, LD
ISBN: 9780997449006
Category:
Page: 228
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For the mom who craves simplicity and balance back in her life, this book is about how a family vegetable garden can not only grow healthy food that nourishes our families, but also how a garden nourishes our souls. Using the idea of a "compost" recipe to create a more nourishing life as a mom, the author, a registered dietitian and certified master gardener, guides the reader through the idea of why gardening together as a family matters so much and how planting connections in the garden sprout into memories that last a lifetime. Including everything you need to know to plant more than 35 different garden fruits and vegetables, along with 30 garden fresh recipes, this book makes family vegetable gardening not only achievable, but fun at the same time! This book is a beautiful story covering a topic all moms need to hear...where readers will be inspired to dig into their own journey and values to determine how they can add the right ingredients to create the recipe to a more nourishing life through the idea of a family vegetable garden.

The Dorito Effect

The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
Author: Mark Schatzker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501116134
Category: Cooking
Page: 272
View: 9114
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A lively and important argument from an award-winning journalist proving that the key to reversing North America’s health crisis lies in the overlooked link between nutrition and flavor. In The Dorito Effect, Mark Schatzker shows us how our approach to the nation’s number one public health crisis has gotten it wrong. The epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are not tied to the overabundance of fat or carbs or any other specific nutrient. Instead, we have been led astray by the growing divide between flavor—the tastes we crave—and the underlying nutrition. Since the late 1940s, we have been slowly leeching flavor out of the food we grow. Those perfectly round, red tomatoes that grace our supermarket aisles today are mostly water, and the big breasted chickens on our dinner plates grow three times faster than they used to, leaving them dry and tasteless. Simultaneously, we have taken great leaps forward in technology, allowing us to produce in the lab the very flavors that are being lost on the farm. Thanks to this largely invisible epidemic, seemingly healthy food is becoming more like junk food: highly craveable but nutritionally empty. We have unknowingly interfered with an ancient chemical language—flavor—that evolved to guide our nutrition, not destroy it. With in-depth historical and scientific research, The Dorito Effect casts the food crisis in a fascinating new light, weaving an enthralling tale of how we got to this point and where we are headed. We’ve been telling ourselves that our addiction to flavor is the problem, but it is actually the solution. We are on the cusp of a new revolution in agriculture that will allow us to eat healthier and live longer by enjoying flavor the way nature intended.

French Women Don't Get Fat


Author: Mireille Guiliano
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1400044804
Category: Cooking
Page: 272
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The #1 national bestseller that launched a fabulous French Revolution about how to approach healthy living: the ultimate non-diet book—now with more recipes. French women don’t get fat, even though they enjoy bread and pastry, wine, and regular three-course meals. Unlocking the simple secrets of this “French paradox”—how they enjoy food while staying slim and healthy—Mireille Guiliano gives us a charming, inspiring take on health and eating for our times. For anyone who has slipped out of her Zone, missed the flight to South Beach, or accidentally let a carb pass her lips, here is a positive way to stay trim, a culture’s most precious secrets recast for the twenty-first century. A life of wine, bread—even chocolate—without girth or guilt? Pourquoi pas?

In Defense of Food

The Myth of Nutrition and the Pleasures of Eating
Author: Michael Pollan
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143114964
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 244
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Cites the reasons why people have become so confused about their dietary choices and discusses the importance of enjoyable moderate eating of mostly traditional plant foods.

How to win friends & influence people


Author: Dale Carnegie
Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
ISBN: 9352613937
Category: Self-Help
Page: 224
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Eating on the Wild Side

The Missing Link to Optimum Health
Author: Jo Robinson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316227951
Category: Social Science
Page: 416
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Winner of the 2014 IACP Cookbook Award in the category of "Food Matters." The next stage in the food revolution--a radical way to select fruits and vegetables and reclaim the flavor and nutrients we've lost. Ever since farmers first planted seeds 10,000 years ago, humans have been destroying the nutritional value of their fruits and vegetables. Unwittingly, we've been selecting plants that are high in starch and sugar and low in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants for more than 400 generations. EATING ON THE WILD SIDE reveals the solution--choosing modern varieties that approach the nutritional content of wild plants but that also please the modern palate. Jo Robinson explains that many of these newly identified varieties can be found in supermarkets and farmer's market, and introduces simple, scientifically proven methods of preparation that enhance their flavor and nutrition. Based on years of scientific research and filled with food history and practical advice, EATING ON THE WILD SIDE will forever change the way we think about food.

So You Want to Grow a Taco?


Author: Bridget Heos
Publisher: Amicus Ink
ISBN: 9781681520155
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 24
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If you really wanted to grow a pizza, you'd need a wheat field, a cow, a pig, a vegetable garden... and you'd run out of room quickly! The sensible narrator advises each child gardener to start small, and they all gain an appreciation for fresh ingredients by the end of each book. A young boy wants to grow his own tacos, learns where the many ingredients come from, and learns how to grow corn and make tortillas. Includes kid-friendly taco recipe.

So You Want to Grow a Pizza?


Author: Bridget Heos,Daniele Fabbri
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781607537403
Category: Gardening
Page: 24
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"A young boy wants to grow his own pizza, learns where the many ingredients come from, and learns how to grow the ingredients to make pizza sauce. Includes kid-friendly pizza sauce recipe"--Provided by publisher.

The China Study: Revised and Expanded Edition

The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-Term Health
Author: T. Colin Campbell,Thomas M. Campbell II
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1942952902
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 496
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The revised and expanded edition of the bestseller that changed millions of lives The science is clear. The results are unmistakable. You can dramatically reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes just by changing your diet. More than 30 years ago, nutrition researcher T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell, in partnership with teams in China and England, embarked upon the China Study, the most comprehensive study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease. What they found when combined with findings in Colin’s laboratory, opened their eyes to the dangers of a diet high in animal protein and the unparalleled health benefits of a whole foods, plant-based diet. In 2005, Colin and his son Tom, now a physician, shared those findings with the world in The China Study, hailed as one of the most important books about diet and health ever written. Featuring brand new content, this heavily expanded edition of Colin and Tom’s groundbreaking book includes the latest undeniable evidence of the power of a plant-based diet, plus updated information about the changing medical system and how patients stand to benefit from a surging interest in plant-based nutrition. The China Study—Revised and Expanded Edition presents a clear and concise message of hope as it dispels a multitude of health myths and misinformation. The basic message is clear. The key to a long, healthy life lies in three things: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

America's Most Wanted Recipes Without the Guilt

Cut the Calories, Keep the Taste of Your Favorite Restaurant Dishes
Author: Ron Douglas
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451623356
Category: Cooking
Page: 336
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From the New York Times bestselling author of America’s Most Wanted Recipes comes more copycat recipes from your family’s favorite restaurants–with fewer calories! Ron Douglas has wowed home cooks across the country by uncovering the best recipes from hundreds of popular restaurants, including Applebee’s, California Pizza Kitchen, Chili’s, Olive Garden, P.F. Chang’s, and T.G.I. Friday’s. America’s Most Wanted Recipes Without the Guilt once again features delicious restaurant meals that can be enjoyed at home. But with the help of registered dietician and nutrition expert Mary M. Franz, Ron has created more than 150 amazing reduced-calorie versions. Take Bahama Breeze’s Jamaican Jerk Grilled Chicken, which usually contains approximately 960 calories. By using boneless, skinless chicken breasts, the entire family can enjoy generous, flavorful half-pound servings and save 590 calories. Or how about Dave and Buster’s Steak Fajita Salad? A restaurant portion contains a whopping 1,408 calories per serving, but Ron’s home-cooked version has 489. And for dessert? Macaroni Grill’s Reese’s Peanut Butter Cake has 635 calories per slice. Home cooks can easily trim that calorie count down to 435. Ron will show you how! Each recipe includes nutritional details, the number of calories you will save, and easy tips on how to prepare your favorite restaurant food without feeling the guilt. The book also features a section on restaurant alternatives, as well as a nutritional guide detailing the overall dos and don’ts when it comes to healthy eating. Experience the pleasure and satisfaction of cooking fun, delicious food for your family while also keeping them fit! Watch your wallet get fat and your tummy get flat!

Panic on a Plate

How Society Developed an Eating Disorder
Author: Rob Lyons
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1845403010
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 135
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Food in Britain today is more plentiful, more nutritious, more varied, and much more affordable than ever in our history. This is something to celebrate, and Rob Lyons does exactly that. In a series of short up-beat chapters he challenges head on the fashionable critics of so-called junk food and the "wacky world" of organic and locally-sourced food campaigners. They have created needless panic and made our cheap and tasty food an object of shame and blame, when it should be a cause for rejoicing. "Panic on a Plate" draws on history, science, and official reports to show the fearmongers are wrong: the changing face of food is full of hope.

Salt Sugar Fat

How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Author: Michael Moss
Publisher: Signal
ISBN: 0771057091
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 352
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From a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter at The New York Times comes the troubling story of the rise of the processed food industry -- and how it used salt, sugar, and fat to addict us. Salt Sugar Fat is a journey into the highly secretive world of the processed food giants, and the story of how they have deployed these three essential ingredients, over the past five decades, to dominate the North American diet. This is an eye-opening book that demonstrates how the makers of these foods have chosen, time and again, to double down on their efforts to increase consumption and profits, gambling that consumers and regulators would never figure them out. With meticulous original reporting, access to confidential files and memos, and numerous sources from deep inside the industry, it shows how these companies have pushed ahead, despite their own misgivings (never aired publicly). Salt Sugar Fat is the story of how we got here, and it will hold the food giants accountable for the social costs that keep climbing even as some of the industry's own say, "Enough already."

The Vegetarian Myth

Food, Justice, and Sustainability
Author: Lierre Keith
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 1604861827
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 320
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Part memoir, nutritional primer, and political manifesto, this controversial examination exposes the destructive history of agriculture—causing the devastation of prairies and forests, driving countless species extinct, altering the climate, and destroying the topsoil—and asserts that, in order to save the planet, food must come from within living communities. In order for this to happen, the argument champions eating locally and sustainably and encourages those with the resources to grow their own food. Further examining the question of what to eat from the perspective of both human and environmental health, the account goes beyond health choices and discusses potential moral issues from eating—or not eating—animals. Through the deeply personal narrative of someone who practiced veganism for 20 years, this unique exploration also discusses alternatives to industrial farming, reveals the risks of a vegan diet, and explains why animals belong on ecologically sound farms.

LeBootcamp Diet

The Scientifically-Proven French Method to Eat Well, Lose Weight, and Keep it Off For Good
Author: Valerie Orsoni
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698191560
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 384
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THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER! Valerie Orsoni's French diet sensation comes to America! Discover the food and fitness plan that's changed over a million lives...delicious recipes included. DETOX/ATTACK/MAINTENANCE After a lifetime of insane regimens, weight fluctuations, and feeling utterly demoralized, Valerie Orsoni had enough of the diet scene. She wanted a way to shed pounds, become healthy, and keep to the great French tradition of enjoying food--and enjoying life. The result? A groundbreaking diet plan that, to date, has more than one million members in 38 countries—and counting! Orsoni’s plan, Le Bootcamp, is based on four simple tenets: • Gourmet Nutrition—A long, healthy life can be achieved while eating tasty, tempting meals and snacks from all food groups. • Easy Fitness—A program that will get your heart pumping, your blood flowing, and your muscles moving without having to block hours out of your busy day. • Motivation—Proven techniques to keep you from getting down and help you stay on track. • Stress and Sleep Management—Bringing both the body and mind into harmony to reduce stress, improve sleep quality, and even trim down belly fat. Getting fit doesn’t mean a lifetime of deprivation and misery. With the right tools, any food, activity, and lifestyle can be transformed into a healthy one—and Valerie Orsoni can show you how. From the Hardcover edition.

Anything That Moves

Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture
Author: Dana Goodyear
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101632062
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 272
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The popular New Yorker writer combines the style of Mary Roach with the on-the-ground food savvy of Anthony Bourdain. Dana Goodyear’s narrative debut is a highly entertaining, revelatory look into the raucous, strange, fascinatingly complex world of contemporary American food culture. At once an uproarious behind-the-scenes adventure and a serious attempt to understand the implications of an emergent new cuisine, it introduces a cast of compelling and unexpected characters—from Los Angeles Times critic Jonathan Gold, to a high-end Las Vegas purveyor of rare and exotic ingredients, to the traffickers and promoters of raw milk and other forbidden products, to the hottest chefs who rely on them—all of whom, along with today’s diners, are changing the face of American eating. Ultimately, Goodyear looks at what we eat, and tells us who we are. As she places all of this within a vivid historical and cultural framework, she shows how these gathering culinary trends may eventually shape the way all Americans dine. What emerges is a picture of America at a moment of transition, designing the future as it reimagines the past.

Eating Animals


Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316086649
Category: Social Science
Page: 368
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Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his teenage and college years oscillating between omnivore and vegetarian. But on the brink of fatherhood-facing the prospect of having to make dietary choices on a child's behalf-his casual questioning took on an urgency His quest for answers ultimately required him to visit factory farms in the middle of the night, dissect the emotional ingredients of meals from his childhood, and probe some of his most primal instincts about right and wrong. Brilliantly synthesizing philosophy, literature, science, memoir and his own detective work, Eating Animals explores the many fictions we use to justify our eating habits-from folklore to pop culture to family traditions and national myth-and how such tales can lull us into a brutal forgetting. Marked by Foer's profound moral ferocity and unvarying generosity, as well as the vibrant style and creativity that made his previous books, Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, widely loved, Eating Animals is a celebration and a reckoning, a story about the stories we've told-and the stories we now need to tell.