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Superfoods: The Healthiest Foods on the Planet Paperback – January 9, 2014
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[Reinhard's] book is arranged by food type: vegetables, mushrooms, legumes, fruits, nuts and oils, herbs and spices, grains, meats, dairy food, and beverages. In this second edition, she gives data on new research about the food ("The Healthy Evidence"), and how effective that food is. For each superfood, she has details on nutritional content, seasonal variations, curative value, combinations that enhance their efficacy and those to avoid, how to maximize the beneficial effects of each, prep advice, and culinary tips... There are lots here such as an explanation of anti-oxidants, omegas, free radicals, enzymes, and minerals. Certainly, you'd want to begin eating these foods before many others... and quickly. There are also updated nutritional tables and a glossary. (Dean Tudor Gothic Epicures 2014-05-18)
There are a lot of super things about this book, where approximately 200 such foods are listed, many that you likely enjoy already... Each super food listed in the book is backed up with "healthy evidence." You may be surprised by the foods noted here... Every page has the potential to change and save your life. Superfoods gives you proof that a vast variety of foods can truly enhance your life and help you live longer. And that is the most super reason of all to pick up this book. (Shelf Life 2015-05-01)
[Review of previous edition] Superfoods: The Healthiest Foods on the Planet is a comprehensive compendium of the world's healthiest foods and how to get the most out of them. Registered dietician Tonia Reinhard gives expert advice in this easy-to-use guide on the very best 200 high-powered, super-healthy foods. She debunks many erroneous advertisements and rumors. An introduction includes a definition of "superfoods," the beneficial compounds in each, the role of antioxidants, going organic, and how to use this book, along with a colorful picture of the food. She provides essential tips on how to maximize each food's beneficial effects as well as some culinary tips. Superfoods is organized by food type.... Each entry contains a brief history of the food; a reference to a medical study; vitamin, mineral, and phytochemical content; and tips on usage.... Recommended for the public library, the general interested reader, and health providers. (Nadine Salmons American Reference Books Annual 2010 2011-03-01)
[Review of previous edition] Not a bad idea to leaf through and then throw a few of these "superfoods" into your grocery cart each week. In other words, hello gogi berry, wheat germ, and pumpkinseed pancakes! (Amy Rosen Canadian House and Home 2011-01-19)
[Review of previous edition] Whether you want to take small steps to change or completely overhaul your diet, this comprehensive guide is sure to help you. (Due West_Due East 2011-04-30)
[Review of previous edition] If consumers were asked whether they would change their diets if they knew specific foods would combat certain conditions, help retard their aging process, and provide the energy they needed to function at their best, it is safe to bet that the answer would be a resounding yes. Enter Registered Dietician Tonia Reinhard. In her latest book, Superfoods: The Healthiest Foods on the Planet... she cites the ongoing research into the links between food and health, and the scientific evidence that proves the effectiveness of individual foods on certain conditions.... In addition, the author includes the "Healthy Evidence" that led to the inclusion of each, and provides detailed information including nutritional content, seasonal variations, curative value, combinations that enhance their efficacy and those to avoid, how to maximize the beneficial effects of each [and] preparation advice and culinary tips... This comprehensive guide will help you design your own
portfolio of powerful foods. (FoodReference.com 2010-12-03)
[Review of previous edition] Reinhard, a registered dietitian, compiled this guide to 200 of the most nutrient-dense foods. The book is divided by food type with sections on vegetables and fruit, legumes, nuts and oils, herbs and spices, grains, beverages and treats, nutritional supplements, and, yes, meat! Each entry contains a brief history of the food; a reference to a medical study; vitamin, mineral, and phytochemical content; and tips on usage. Many of the foods are familiar, such as olive oil, lentils, and almonds. Lesser-known ingredients such as goji berries and spirulina are also highlighted... A solid beginner's reference, especially for those seeking the authority of medical studies. (Rukshana Singh Library Journal 2010-11-15)
[Review of previous edition] Turn to this book to learn how to get the most out of the world's nutrient-dense super-healthy foods. Organized by food type, Superfoods covers nutritional content and potential health benefits while providing recipe ideas and guidance on food combinations. (Taste for Life 2011-03-01)
This just-released edition by registered dietitian Tonia Reinhard is a must-have addition to your culinary library. Reinhard provides comprehensive and science-based health evidence for each of the 200 superfoods highlighted, as well as nutritional information and history. It's one-stop reading on nutrition. (Canadian Health and Lifestyle 2014-03-31)
About the Author
Tonia Reinhard, MS, RD, is Program Director for the Coordinated Program in Dietetics and Course Director for Clinical Nutrition in the School of Medicine at Wayne State University, Michigan. Tonia has written several books, including The Clinical Dietitian's Essential Pocket Guide and The Vitamin Sourcebook. She is currently President of the Michigan Dietetic Association, and her experience as a practitioner includes clinical nutrition, clinical management, and community nutrition.
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