When it comes to food, nature provides a wealth of delicious choices. But each one also supplies unique health benefits. Leading nutritionist David Grotto reveals a wealth of power foods, from apples to yogurt, and explains why
- A handful of cherries before bed can help you sleep better
- Hot peppers may fight skin cancer
- Potatoes may reduce the risk of stroke
- Grape juice may be as heart-healthy as red wine
- Honey can help wounds heal faster
Each entry features a history of a food's origin, a list of therapeutic benefits, information on scientific research, tips for use and preparation, and an appetizing recipe from a leading chef or nutritionist. Prepare to awaken your taste buds, lose weight, and let the healing begin.
About the Author
David Grotto, RD, LDN, is the president and founder of Nutrition Housecall, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in nutrition communications, lecturing and consulting services, and personalized at-home dietary services. He served as a national media spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association and has been featured in numerous print, radio, and television interviews. Grotto serves on the scientific advisory board at Fitness magazine and is the author of 101 Optimal Life Foods. He lives with his wife, three children, and two dogs in Elmhurst, Illinois.
An encyclopedia of foods with lifesaving benefits.”—Chicago Tribune