The World’s Healthiest Foods: Essential Guide For The Healthiest Way Of Eating by George Mateljan is an excellent reference on the top foods to eat that are both nutrient rich and classified as whole foods. The author spent ten years consulting with top nutritional scientists and developing sample menus to depict what people should eat. There are five hundred Mediterranean style recipes in the book.
Mateljan lists the top nutrient foods as spinach, swiss chard, asparagus,
broccoli, kale, tomato, brussel sprouts, celery, winter squash, garlic, onions, cucumber, avocado and corn. Each food is mapped to a micronutrient whose vitamin content is delineated in great detail.
The author’s choice of best fruits include strawberries, raspberries, kiwi,
cantaloupe and papaya. Top herbs include tumeric, parsley, cinnamon and ginger. Turmeric’s powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory capabilities explain why people with joint disease get relief when they add this spice to food preparations like salads, spreads and soups.
The author’s selection from the legume family includes lentils, soybeans, kidney beans and tofu. Superfood seeds include sunflower, flaxseeds, sesame seeds and pumpkin seeds. These are top choices for munching between meals.
Mateljan lists salmon, tuna, shrimp and cod as excellent protein sources. The author provides food sources to handle classic conditions like migraines, diabetes, colds and flu.
Tuna, beans, kale, garlic, onions, tomato and cinnamon are listed as benefiting diabetics. Cold and flu nutrients include omega 3, tuna, Vitamins C,E,A, onions, nuts and seeds. Migraine sufferers may be helped with omega 3, as well as taking the allergy blood panel to identify classic food allergy triggers.
The World’s Healthiest Foods basically instructs readers on what to eat in order to stay healthy. There is a very extensive delineation of health food recipes. The presentation is easy to read and understand for an extensive constituency of readers. The book has important implications for health and wellness on a national scale.Powered by Sidelines