The Silent Corner. These are the chilling words left behind by a man who had everything to live for—but took his own life. In the aftermath, his widow, Jane Hawk, does what all her grief, fear, and fury demand: find the truth, no matter what.
Our prehistoric ancestors survived and flourished on high-protein diets filled with fresh meats, fruits, and vegetables. While you no longer have to hunt down a saber-toothed tiger for supper, following the Paleolithic diet can transform your body and help prevent obesity, diabetes, and cancer. You'll learn to prepare 150 nutritious recipes, including:
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Devout Paleo followers are as diverse as the occupants of NYC. If yesterday's blog, The Paleo Diet for Fibromyalgia, left you a bit confused and skeptical, you are with good company. As I was listening to my cardiologist talk and leafing through the pamphlet yesterday I proposed a question, "So, what do you eat for breakfast?" After all, that seemed to be the first obstacle to overcome with my western diet philosophy.
"1 1/2 cups of UNSWEETENED GREEK YOGURT with blueberries," he replied. "You'll get used to it. We don't need sugar."
"But, it says limited dairy," I questioned. "So, you eat dairy everyday?"
"Yes," he answered.
After an internet swipe that evening, I noticed for the first 30 days you should not eat ANY dairy. Must be an elimination type diet I figured. As I went through more and more sites I noticed some were eating Quinoa. Some were eating more starchy vegetables.
One thing that was across the board however, was NO GRAINS and BEANS. I guess except for some that want quinoa added to the menu. I decided to start with the later and remove all grains and beans from my diet. I did have a small 2 oz. of Kefir in the morning with my powdered probiotic. That, I decided, would have to stay. After all, my stomach was still very much the size of a watermelon.
With all the first week's trails and tribulations, The Paleo Diet Solution book really helped me tread lightly in new territory and listen to my body first.
From the creators of the groundbreaking documentary comes the New York Times bestselling diet plan Sanjay Gupta called “the prescription you need to live a long, healthy life”—a plan to transition to a delicious whole-foods, plant-based diet in just twenty-eight days.
The trailblazing film Forks Over Knives helped spark a medical and nutritional revolution. Backed by scientific research, the film’s doctors and expert researchers made a radical but convincing case that modern diseases can be prevented and often reversed by leaving meat, dairy, and highly refined foods off the plate and adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet instead.
Now, The Forks Over Knives Plan shows you how to put this life-saving, delicious diet into practice in your own life. This easy-to-follow, meal-by-meal makeover is the approach Doctors Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman (featured in the documentary) use every day in their nutritional health practice—a simple plan that focuses on hearty comfort foods and does not involve portion control or worrying about obtaining single nutrients like protein and calcium.
In just four short weeks you’ll learn how to stock your refrigerator, plan meals, combat cravings, and discover all the tips and tricks you’ll need to eat on the go and snack healthily. You’ll also get 100 simple, tasty recipes to keep you on the right track, beautiful photographs, a 28-day eating guide, and advice throughout the book from people just like you.
Whether you’re already a convert and just want a dietary reboot, or you’re trying a plant-based diet for the first time, The Forks Over Knives Plan makes it easier than ever to transition to this healthiest way of eating…and to maintain it for life.
Forks Over Knives—the book, the film, the movement—is back again in a cookbook. The secret is out: If you want to lose weight, lower your cholesterol, avoid cancer, and prevent (or even reverse) type 2 diabetes and heart disease, the right food is your best medicine. Thousands of people have cut out meat, dairy, and oils and seen amazing results. If you’re among them—or you’d like to be—you need this cookbook.
Del Sroufe, the man behind some of the mouthwatering meals in the landmark documentary, proves that the Forks Over Knives philosophy is not about what you can’t eat, but what you can. Chef Del and his collaborators Julieanna Hever, Judy Micklewright, Darshana Thacker, and Isa Chandra Moskowitz transform wholesome fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes into hundreds of recipes—classic and unexpected, globally and seasonally inspired, and for every meal of the day, all through the year:
Simple, affordable, and delicious, the recipes in Forks Over Knives—The Cookbook put the power of real, healthy food in your hands. Start cooking the plant-based way today—it could save your life!
Featuring more than four hundred easy-to-prepare, one-dish meals for the entire family, a brightly illustrated cookbook includes dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, side dishes, pot-luck dinners, and special occasions, along with suggestions for variations and substitutions, money- and time-saving tips, cooking hints, and more.
Say hello to the gluten-free flour of your dreams. Exceptionally high in protein, fiber, and iron, and gluten-free, grain-free, and low-glycemic, chickpea flour is the total package. The Chickpea Flour Cookbook is your go-to resource for using this tremendously versatile and nutritious pantry staple. Chickpea flour―also known as garbanzo bean flour, besan, and gram flour―is simply dried chickpeas ground into a fine flour ready to be incorporated into any number of savory and sweet recipes. Used for centuries in Mediterranean, Indian, and Southeast Asian cooking, chickpea flour is no passing fad. It's all-natural and incredibly easy to use, no gums or starches necessary. Nut-free and soy-free to boot, chickpea flour is a high fiber carbohydrate that doesn't spike blood sugar levels. Its numerous health benefits make it ideal for a wide range of special diets. Better yet, chickpea flour is affordable―a fraction of the cost of other pricey grain-free flours out there.
The Chickpea Flour Cookbook has over 80 delicious, healthy, easy-to-make recipes to power every meal of the day, including: Loaded Southwestern Chickpea Omelet (egg-free), Pumpkin Spice Waffles, Brown Sugar Banana Bread, Chickpea Tortilla Wraps, Carrot-Sesame Crackers, Sweet Chile-Garlic Crisps, Chickpea Pasta, Baked Coconut-Chickpea Onion Rings, Pumpkin-Sage Gnocchi, Smoky Backyard BBQ Burgers, Skillet Pizza, Sweet Potato Falafel, Double Chocolate Cake, Molasses Spice Cookies, Brown-Butter Blondies, and much, much more.
With The Chickpea Flour Cookbook, clean eating has never been simpler or easier. Beloved treats get a huge nutritional boost without sacrificing flavor or texture. In addition to being gluten-free, all of the recipes are free of nuts, grains, and soy, and the vast majority of recipes in the collection are either naturally vegan (dairy- and egg-free) or include vegan options, making this cookbook accessible to everyone.
Based on the groundbreaking results of his twenty-year nutritional study, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn illustrates that a plant-based, oil-free diet can not only prevent the progression of heart disease but can also reverse its effects. Dr. Esselstyn is an internationally known surgeon, researcher and former clinician at the Cleveland Clinic and a featured expert in the acclaimed documentary Forks Over Knives. Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease has helped thousands across the country, and is the book behind Bill Clinton’s life-changing vegan diet.
The proof lies in the incredible outcomes for patients who have followed Dr. Esselstyn's program, including a number of patients in his original study who had been told by their cardiologists that they had less than a year to live. Within months of starting the program, all Dr. Esselstyn’s patients began to improve dramatically, and twenty years later, they remain free of symptoms.
Complete with more than 150 delicious recipes perfect for a plant-based diet, the national bestseller Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease explains the science behind the simple plan that has drastically changed the lives of heart disease patients forever. It will empower readers and give them the tools to take control of their heart health.
Hundreds of thousands of readers have been inspired to turn their lives around by Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn’s Jr.’s bestseller, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease. The plant-based nutrition plan Dr. Esselstyn advocates based on his twenty-year nutritional study—the most comprehensive of its kind—is proven to stop and reverse even advanced coronary disease, and is built on the message the Esselstyn family has lived by for years: Your health is truly in your own hands, and what you eat matters.
Mother-daughter team Ann and Jane Esselstyn have decades of experience developing delicious, healthful recipes for both their family and Dr. Esselstyn’s many grateful patients. Now, they combine their expertise to offer you the cookbook companion to Dr. Esselstyn’s groundbreaking book, with more than 125 easy and mouthwatering recipes, brimming with nourishment for your heart and your overall health. From their quick and easy meals like Fast Pasta and Greens and delicious “Sloppy Joes” to their indulgent desserts like their signature Kale Cake and Minty Frozen Chocolate Balls, these recipes will empower you to reclaim your health and discover the pleasures of eating plant-based.
The solution for chronic inflammation, regarded as the cause of most common modern diseases, has been identified! And it is not blueberries. It is something right beneath our feet-the Earth itself!
Throughout most of evolution humans walked barefoot and slept on the ground, largely oblivious that the surface of the Earth contains limitless healing energy. Science has discovered this energy as free-flowing electrons constantly replenished by solar radiation and lightning. Few people know it, but the ground provides a subtle electric signal that maintains health and governs the intricate mechanisms that make our bodies work-just like plugging a lamp into a power socket makes it light up. Modern lifestyle, including the widespread use of insulative rubber or plastic-soled shoes, has disconnected us from this energy and, of course, we no longer sleep on the ground as we did in times past.
Earthing introduces the planet's powerful, amazing, and overlooked natural healing energy and how people anywhere can readily connect to it. This eye-opening book describes how the physical disconnect with the Earth creates abnormal physiology and contributes to inflammation, pain, fatigue, stress, and poor sleep. By reconnecting to the Earth, symptoms are rapidly relieved and even eliminated and recovery from surgery, injury, and athletic overexertion is accelerated.
This never-before-told story-filled with fascinating research and real-life testimonials- chronicles a discovery with the potential to create a global health revolution.
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