Superfoods

Superfoods

The Healthiest Foods on the Planet

Book - 2010
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Looks at the nutritional content, seasonal variances, and value of two hundred different foods, describing how to achieve the maximum benefits from each food and combinations to increase benefits.

Firefly Books Ltd

A consumer guide to the top 200 super-healthy foods and their high nutritional value.

Superfoods is a comprehensive reference to the world's healthiest foods. It cuts through the marketing hype and contradictory reporting in the mainstream media to expose the truth. Registered dietician Tonia Reinhard gives expert advice on the very best high-powered, super-healthy foods and how to get the most out of them.

Superfoods is organized by food type and covers:

  • Fruits and berries
  • Vegetables
  • Legumes, nuts and oils
  • Grains
  • Cereals
  • Herbs and spices
  • Meat and dairy products
  • Beverages
  • Confections

Each entry details a food's nutritional content and value, seasonal variances and varietal information. Reinhard provides essential tips on how to maximize each food's beneficial effects as well as culinary tips. She also suggests food combinations that enhance the benefits.

Is soy really a miracle food? What is the best source of omega-3? Is the pomegranate craze supported by fact or is it just savvy marketing? This book answers these and hundreds of other important questions about the foods we eat, providing expert guidance on the best choices.

With Superfoods, readers will get the most nutritional bang for their buck.


A consumer guide to the top 200 super-healthy foods and their high nutritional value.

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, c2010
ISBN: 9781554076840
Branch Call Number: 613.2 REI
Characteristics: 256 p. :,col. ill. ;,25 cm.

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nutty7688 Apr 18, 2011

Very good!

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fletchmo
Feb 28, 2011

okay to flip thru magazine,style, very superficial information, pretty to look at though.

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22950009541673
Feb 14, 2011

There are no recipes in this book, but it does list nutrients of the foods listed; vitamins, minerals, fibre, protein and antioxidants. Near the back is a chart you can use to compare foods by category.

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