Jared’s nutritional advice in Clean Plates has the power to transform your individual health and our collective well-being." Deepak Chopra, M.D.
"Knowledge is power, and awareness is the first step in healing. Clean Plates NYC is a highly valuable source of information that can empower you to make informed and intelligent choices about where to eat in New York." Dean Ornish, M.D., founder and president, Preventive Medicine Research Institute Bestselling author of Eat More, Weigh Less , and The Spectrum
"There should be a 'clean plates' for every city in the country! An invaluable resource to help you navigate to real food in a toxic nutritional wasteland." Mark Hyman, M.D., NY Times bestselling author of UltraMetabolism , UltraPrevention , UltraMind Solution
"Hurray for Clean Plates NYC a quick, thorough, and easy way to eat well in The Big Apple." Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of The Secret Pleasures of Menopause
The Strong Buzz
A cute compact volume in Tiffany blue dedicated to culling New York’s best healthy, sustainable restaurants .... It’s less preachy than practical ... an ideal gift for someone trying to make a positive change in their diet, and a useful one for any foodie looking for better ways to eat and to live.
"The most comprehensive pocket guide I have ever read. Not only will you learn where to dine, but how to make healthy choices for yourself and the planet. Please create one for every city." Kris Karr Best selling Author and filmmaker of Crazy Sexy Cancer
"Jared Koch brings deep thought and insight to something we do every day, and often without much thoughteating! As my nutritional consultant, Jared helped me look after the precious vehicle of my own body with greater integrity and awareness than ever before. And since I eat out a lot and care about my health, I am very grateful to him for creating Clean Plates NYC. He's done all the heavy lifting...now each of us gets to enjoy the fruits of his hard work!" Linus Roache, Star of NBC's Law and Order
"I have the pleasure of being nutritionally coached by Jared Koch. I found his advice rational, systematic and thorough and without being on a diet, just following good nutritional advice, I lost 5 pounds in about 3 weeks!" Lynn Montgomery, MD, PhD
About the Author
Jared Koch graduated premed from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and is a nutritional consultant and wellness counselor certified by the Teachers College of Columbia University, the Global Institute for Alternative Medicine and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Alex Van Buren, a former staff food writer and restaurant reviewer for Time Out New York, has also written for Martha Stewart Living, New York Magazine, In Style, Gourmet.com and Everyday Food. A Reed College graduate, she has lived and dined in New York City for nearly a decade.