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50 Best Plants on the Planet: The Most Nutrient-Dense Fruits and Vegetables, in 150 Delicious Recipes Paperback – March 12, 2013

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About the Author

Cathy Thomas is the award-winning food columnist for the Orange County Register. She lives in Huntington Beach, California.

Angie Cao is a food and lifestyle photographer based in San Francisco, California.

Cheryl Forberg, RD, is a bestselling author and the original nutritionist for NBC's The Biggest Loser. She lives in California's Napa Valley.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books; First Edition edition (March 12, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 145210283X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1452102832
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 1 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #444,068 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Cheryl Forberg RD is a New York Times bestselling author, a James Beard award-winning chef, nutritionist and culinary consultant for NBC's The Biggest Loser. Her role is to help overweight contestants transform their bodies, health and ultimately, their lives. A culinary expert and registered dietitian, she has shared cooking and nutrition tips with the contestants and viewers for eleven seasons.

Cheryl received her culinary education at the California Culinary Academy (CCA) in San Francisco. After graduating from the CCA, she embarked on a European apprenticeship journey, which culminated in stints at top French restaurants from Champagne to Strasbourg. Upon return to the United States, Ms. Forberg was chosen for the opening team of Postrio, Wolfgang Puck's first venture in northern California.

Cheryl's passionate interest in healthy cooking led to an exodus from restaurant kitchens and an entrée to some of the most prestigious households in America. During this period she held the coveted position of Private Chef for Lucasfilm, Ltd. in northern California. She went on to earn a degree in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics and an RD (registered dietitian) credential from the University of California at Berkeley. As a former research dietitian at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, she had the opportunity to integrate her scientific background into recipe creation for a variety of dietary protocols. This distinctive skill set enabled her to extend her culinary expertise beyond celebrated restaurant kitchens into the creation of inspired recipes that are also healthful. She has developed a clear and concise recipe format, easily understood by novice students.

Cheryl is a food and nutrition journalist, and her writing and recipes have appeared in mainstream culinary and health publications, including Sunset, Health, and Prevention magazines as well as the Washington Post. She is on the advisory board for Prevention magazine.

Cheryl co-wrote the eating plan for The Biggest Loser. She has written or contributed to thirteen books, including several NYT bestsellers - The Biggest Loser: The Weight Loss Program, The Biggest Loser Complete Calorie Counter, The Biggest Loser 30-Day Jump Start and Positively Ageless: A 28-Day Plan for a Younger, Slimmer, Sexier You.

She writes a weekly blog of cooking and nutrition tips at http://www.cherylforberg.com/blog/ She lives in Napa, California.
Follow her at www.facebook.com/cherylforbergrd

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28 of 30 people found the following review helpful By Jp Christy on August 25, 2013
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After a friend recommended this book, I looked it up on Amazon and read the reviews.

I want to thank the reviewer who was so unhappy with the author's use of canola oil in a recipe. Her review prompted me to do my own research; however, I reached a different conclusion. Canola oil--yes, it was developed at the University of Manitoba in the 1970s from rapeseed--is not a toxic or dangerous substance. In fact, professional organizations dedicated to nutrition and/or health (such as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and American Heart Association) recommend it.

So back to the book. It is a nutrition geek's dream! The author discusses the food value and the availability of each item, and then she provides recipes. Let me add here that the book looks great on my kindle. (If you are an e-book owner, you know that not all e-books retain the quality of a print book.) I'm sharing my enthusiasm about this book with my nutrition geek friends.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By KissaMew on June 2, 2013
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I really appreciate the descriptions for the plants. It makes vegan that much easier to be. I have this book on Kindle, so all my books go where I go.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By k butler on November 12, 2013
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This book has very healthy recipes that are extremely easy to prepare. The recipes are so packed with flavor that you forget how nutritious they are!!! I highly recommend it.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful By mimi on April 25, 2013
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Best book/cookbook out in a long long time. Wonderfully informative, simple to follow. I recommend this to anyone who likes to cook healthy meals without being a zealot about it.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Suzanne Hansen on November 20, 2013
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The beautiful photographs make this a great book for browsing. It's wonderful for trying out new healthy recipes that focus on making vegetables the highlight of a meal.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Pinay51 on June 1, 2013
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Beautiful photos of vegetables and fruits. I only wish the recipes were based on strict plant based food-ingredients. I was hoping more for solid vegetarian recipes from this book.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Randy on October 2, 2013
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This is a book about vegetables and nutrients. So by default that makes this a cookbook with added information. I have used this to pre plan my garden for the next season. It makes no sense to me to grow something that I do not want to eat. I have used recipes in this book to fine tune my growing list.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Jidge on June 28, 2013
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Interesting and pertinent. Good for those who are interested in the quality of what they eat. Food grown locally is good but it isn't everything.
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