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eBook formatPaperback, (torrent)En
PublisherKyle Cathie
File size5.1 Mb
Release date 01.01.2007
ISBN9781856266796
Pages count144
Book rating4 (5 votes)
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The first 47 pages concern healthy eating habits that have a lot of full-color examples, charts, and dietary information.The author does a fine job explaining high (HDL), low (LDL) and very low (VLDL), and how the body uses or stores fats.He explains the type of blood test that should be done (Lipid); how those results are measured in both the UK and U.S.He talks about fat, body shape, clothing size and who is more at risk for health problems based on that criteria.There is a neat chart on phytochemicals and A Quick Guide to Fats in the Diet chart, too.

The author emphasizes a Mediterranean diet, allowing small amounts of alcohol, small amounts of meat as part of a normal healthy person's diet—lots of veggies, fruits, nuts and whole grains.Suggests if you have to eat meat, make it the smaller portion on the plate and the legumes, whole-grain bread, veggies and fruit the main portions.

He mentions a few supplements, but is not a big fan of herbs and supplement usage.The author suggests drinking milk for calcium in several places and I'm surprised he didn't address the health concerns of most dairy cows in the U.S. being injected with synthetic hormones that are NOT good for us.Soy milk is better for us.Also, the FDA has allowed our meat animals to be injected with synthetic hormones (estrogen) to increase weight faster.This makes those two items unhealthy, no matter how they are trimmed or cooked. :-(

Some of the recipes that use meat also offer a non-meat options, but not all.

A lot of the recipes have full-colored photos and page 48 starts the recipes with:

Section 1, Breakfasts and Brunches
Energizer smoothie
Buckwheat pancakes
Breakfast Bars
Scrambled Eggs and Smoked Salmon
Mexican Breakfast Burrito
Spanish Omelet

Section 2, Soups and Salads
Hearty Fish Soup
Mixed Herb Salad
Chicken Soup
Four-Mushroom Salad with Truffle Oil
Arugula and Tuna Salad
Thai Chicken Salad

Section 3, Sides, Snacks, and Appetizers
Baked Garlic
Roasted Butternut Squash and Garlic
Broccoli in Oyster Sauce
Wok-Fried Tofu and Spinach
Egg-Fried Rice
Baked Sardines
Tuna Tartare
Chicken with Honey Glaze
Classic American Burger

Section 4, Main Courses
White Truffle and Mushroom Risotto
Spaghetti with Caramelized Vegetables
Gnocchi with Wild Mushrooms Sauce
Mixed Bean Chili
Salmon Fishcakes
Poached Salmon with Five Herbs
Mediterranean-Style Baked cod
Baked Mackerel Parcels
Seared Tuna Steak and Asparagus
Saffron chicken

Section 5, Desserts
Poached Pears with Vanilla
Sesame Bananas
Light Creme Brulee
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Frozen Yogurt
Light Chocolate Torte
Chocolate Fridge Cake

Section 6, Basic Recipes
No pictures for this short section of very simple meals with items commonly found in a healthy kitchen.

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