101 Foods That Could Save Your Life: Discover Nuts That Can Help Keep You Thin, Fruits and Vegetables That Fight Cancer, Fats That Reduce Blood Pressu

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When it comes to food, nature provides a wealth of delicious choices. But each one also supplies unique health benefits. Leading nutritionist David Grotto reveals a wealth of power foods, from apples to yogurt, and explains why

- A handful of cherries before bed can help you sleep better
- Hot peppers may fight skin cancer
- Potatoes may reduce the risk of stroke
- Grape juice may be as heart-healthy as red wine
- Honey can help wounds heal faster

Each entry features a history of a food's origin, a list of therapeutic benefits, information on scientific research, tips for use and preparation, and an appetizing recipe from a leading chef or nutritionist. Prepare to awaken your taste buds, lose weight, and let the healing begin

Author: David Grotto
Publisher: Bantam
Published: 12/28/2010
Pages: 464
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.57lbs
Size: 7.30h x 4.10w x 1.30d
ISBN13: 9780345526878
ISBN10: 0345526872
BISAC Categories:
- Health & Fitness | Diet & Nutrition | Nutrition
- Health & Fitness | Diet & Nutrition | Diets

About the Author
David Grotto, RD, LDN, is the president and founder of Nutrition Housecall, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in nutrition communications, lecturing and consulting services, and personalized at-home dietary services. He served as a national media spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association and has been featured in numerous print, radio, and television interviews. Grotto serves on the scientific advisory board at Fitness magazine and is the author of 101 Optimal Life Foods. He lives with his wife, three children, and two dogs in Elmhurst, Illinois.