Could your breakfast or lunch be harming your memory? Are you missing out on the foods that could prevent Alzheimer's disease? Everyone knows good nutrition supports your overall health, but few realize that certain foods-power foods-can protect your brain and optimize its function, and even dramatically reduce your risk of Alzheimer's Disease. Now, New York Times bestselling author, clinical researcher and health advocate Dr. Neal Barnard has gathered the most up-to-date research and created a groundbreaking program that can strengthen your memory and protect your brain's health. In this effective 3-step plan Dr. Barnard reveals which foods to increase in your diet and which to avoid, and shows you specific exercises and supplements that can make a difference. It will not only help boost brain health, but it can also reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease, stroke, and other less serious malfunctions such as low energy, poor sleep patterns, irritability, and lack of focus. You'll discover: The best foods to increase cognitive function Dairy products and meats-the dangers they may pose to your memory The surprising roles alcohol and caffeine play in Alzheimer's risk The latest research on toxic metals, like aluminum found in cookware, soda cans, and common antacids. Plus a detailed menu plan, recipes and time-saving kitchen tips
Cosmetics is a $42 billion industry. Creating various looks to express a woman's personality can be achieved merely through the swipe of some glittery powder, a simple concealer contour, or steady brow line. Makeup can make your features pop, and it can also correct or hide your flaws. Idiot's Guides: Everyday Makeup Secrets shows readers how to achieve everyday looks for all age ranges, in addition to all skin types, colors, and flaws using practically priced makeup. In this book, readers get: Introduction to basic skin care and nourishment, skin types, and the tools needed to get the perfect look. - Before and after pictures illustrating just how contouring makeup can change your face. - Large, full-color photos showing step-by-step application for lips, cheeks, and eyes. - Techniques on how to correct features and flaws using makeup. - Secrets for weather-proofing your makeup. - Application tutorials for creating the most popular looks, including natural, bridal, smoky, and day-to-night looks.
Geared specifically to men’s nutritional needs, this comprehensive guide will show you how choosing the right foods can enhance every aspect of your life. With chapters on everything—from food’s effect on mood, sex, and brainpower to the role food plays in weight loss, muscle gain, and athletic performance— you’ll have all the information you’ll need to see remarkable results within weeks. Always on the cutting edge, nutritionist Susan Kleiner uses the latest nutritional research to provide innovative recipes and meal plans to ensure maximum results. The Powerfood Nutrition Plan includes: Vital tips for using food to increase longevity and improve physical appearance More than 20 detailed meal plans designed to address a variety of fitness and nutrition goals Quick, easy, and delicious recipes to keep you going The Powerfood Nutrition Plan is the guidebook to help you break out of your routine and become more powerful in every area of your life. So pick up that fork. It’s time to get started on the body—and life—you’ve always wanted.
While superfoods have entered the health food conversation in recent years, most people are unaware that many of the most powerful foods on the planet hail from the Andes region—and now, for the first time ever, they are now widely available in the United States. Not only are these foods teeming with healing effects, they are also packed with flavor, transforming ordinary, everyday healthy meals into something extraordinary. Peruvian Power Foods introduces the top superfoods and their myriad health benefits, with more than 75 recipes from the Andes to the Amazon, a growing gastronomical hotspot for chefs and gourmands the world over. With recipes for breakfasts and smoothies, on the fly snacks, plus sublime suppers and decadent desserts, anyone from the fitness-minded to foodies can easily incorporate these nutrient- and antioxidant-rich foods into their daily lives. Tempt your taste buds without ruining your waistline with: Weekend waffles with maca, an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant that can be likened to natural Viagra as it helps potency in men. Breakfast granola with lucuma, a tangy tropical fruit that helps balance high blood pressure. Savory white bean hummus made with sacha inchi, a powerful omega-3s for heart health and brain power. Muffins made with pichuberry, a glucose controller, sugar regulator, and accelerant for flushing fat around the middle. Sinful yet slimmed-down brownies with cacao, an amazing antioxidant and chocolate substitute in everything from smoothies to cakes. From Peru to your plate, this Amazon-inspired health makeover will allow you to enjoy optimal health and optimal flavor one meal at a time.
Many of our favorite ingredients—such as berries, tomatoes, and nuts—are among the healthiest foods on earth, and by simply incorporating more of them into our everyday meals, we can all lead healthier lives. Here are 150 fantastic ways to help you do just that. Organized into chapters on breakfast, snacks, sandwiches, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts, the recipes are accompanied by simple instructions and beautiful photographs to keep you inspired to eat well at any time of the day. Stay motivated with tempting recipes such as: Breakfast: Pecan Pancakes with Mixed Berry Compote; Mushroom and Scallion Frittata Starters and Snacks: Sweet Potato Hummus; Beet Chips Sandwiches and Wraps: Salmon Salad and Curried Egg on Multigrain Bread; Kiwifruit Summer Roll Soups and Stews: Golden Pepper Soup; Chili with Chicken and Beans Salads: Quinoa and Corn Salad with Pumpkin Seeds; Endive, Avocado, and Grapefruit Salad. Main Dishes: Citrus-Roasted Salmon with Spring Pea Sauce; Soba Noodle, Tofu, and Vegetable Stir-fry; Turkey Cutlets with Tomatoes and Capers Side Dishes: Cauliflower and Barley Salad with Toasted Almonds; Edamame Succotash Desserts: Lemon Cream with Blackberries; Double Dark Chocolate and Ginger Biscotti. Beyond these wonderful recipes, the editors of Whole Living magazine include research-backed information about the health benefits and disease-fighting properties of 38 power foods, along with nutritional data and helpful tips on storing, preparing, and cooking them. In this one-stop resource, you’ll learn all about stocking a healthy pantry, eating seasonally, understanding food labels, and when it’s best to splurge for organic ingredients. These 38 Power Foods are: Asparagus, Artichokes, Avocados, Beets, Bell Peppers, Broccoli. Brussels Sprouts. Carrots. Kale. Mushrooms. Spinach. Sweet Potatoes, Swiss Char, Tomatoes, Winter Squash, Apricots, Berries, Citrus, Kiwifruits, Papayas, Pears, Brown Rice, Oats, Quinoa, Dried Beans, Green Peas, Soybeans/Edamame, Almonds, Pecans, Pistachios, Walnuts, Flaxseed, Pumpkin Seeds, Eggs, Yogurt, Sablefish, Rainbow Trout, Wild Alaskan Salmon With 150 quick, flavor-packed recipes using the 38 healthiest foods nature has to offer, Power Foods makes eating well simple—and more delicious than ever before.
Encyclopedia of Power Foods for Health and Longer Life
Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or illness, but long-term inflammation can silently turn on us, becoming a danger to our health. This guide explains how chronic inflammation damages cells and can lead to asthma, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Fortunately, there are natural solutions to keep chronic inflammation in check. Our food choices can make a crucial difference. Learn how to design an anti-inflammatory diet based on health-protective plant-based foods with high concentrations of phytochemicals and other essential inflammation-fighting nutrients. Then enjoy a few delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes that reveal how to incorporate a wide variety of these power-packed foods into everyday dishes.
Introduces fifteen key foods that promote human health, along with detailed explanations of the nutritional powers and attributes of each food, recipes that incorporate these Power Foods, and guidelines for a lifetime of healthy eating habits.