Achieve Optimal Health with the Top 25 Immunity-Boosting Foods Build immunity that beats disease and slows down aging while increasing your energy
Who doesn't want fewer colds, softer skin, or youthful vitality? Frances Sheridan Goulart, author of the ever-popular Super Healing Foods, now brings you a program for the 25 foods that strengthen the body's six immune centers and help heal and reverse the most common ailments.
Focusing on the top 25 foods provides a simple plan that you can easily incorporate into your lifestyle. With delicious recipes and complete menus, a newer, healthier you is now within reach.
Did you know these food facts?:
Orange and tangerine rinds are a good source of probiotics for digestive health Cooked broccoli is higher in the antioxidants called carotenes, but raw broccoli is higher in vitamin C Apple peels are rich in a compound that helps to halt the growth of cancer cellsSummary: Jumpstart a healthy diet with menus of "super-foods"Rating: 5You are aware you should eat the "super foods", right? You can hardly avoid magazine articles listing "The Top Ten Foods for Health" or "Have a Healthy Heart" or "Anti-Oxidants for Radiant Skin." The list of these foods consists of broccoli, apples, berries, dark leafy vegetables, oats, garlic, olives and olive oil, flax, citrus, carrots, mushrooms, potatoes, sea vegetables (yeah algae, deal with it), soy (some controversy here), whole grains, certain herbs and spices like cinnamon, yogurt, squash, nuts and seeds, and tomatoes. You probably already hit all of these foods during an average month unless your diet consists chiefly of chikken nuggies and colas, in which case you are either not reading this review or are trying to revamp your diet in one fell swoop. But wouldn't it be great to have a menu plan that insures that you hit on all the health foods regularly? That's the function of this book. There is a section on the health benefits and on some lore about each type of food (citrus rinds, for example, have probiotics, those bacteria great for the digestion. Gnaw on a grapefruit rind? No, but you can include the (washed) zest.) Then there is a section of recipes and menus, not a large section but enough to get you on track for a week of healthy eating. Some of the recipes are great, like raw slaw with kale and some very wonderful dressings for salads. This is a great way to jump-start a healthy lifestyle with super foods. You'll want more cookbooks but this is a good roadmap for fitting these foods into your diet. I give this five stars for the idea of menus because this can help you revamp a less-than-healthy diet-in-a-rut.