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Extraordinary Vegan
As a private chef to the rich and famous (including a president and a prime minister), for over 30 years, Alan Roettinger has learned a lot about what people hunger for and what satisfies. Learn his secrets for creating simple yet sophisticated, vibrant vegan dishes with a decidedly international flair and add joy and surprise to your menus, whether for everyday meals or celebratory gatherings.  
Discover Alan's more than 100 delightfully artful, completely vegan recipes,and transform your meals from ordinary to extraordinary! With dishes like Artichokes and Fennel with Preserved Lemon and Saffron, Fig Jam with Port, Spicy Minted Slaw, Arabesque Garbanzo Beans, and Bananas en Papillote served with Pina Quemada Ice Cream, there's something to tempt every palate.
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Eating for Beauty
In Eating For Beauty, author David Wolfe, one of America’s foremost nutrition experts, describes how to cleanse, nourish and beautify by utilizing the benefits of a fresh-food diet. The lessons contained within this book can be applied to improve one’s appearance, vitality, and health. This book is about how to become more beautiful, not just how to maintain beauty or even slow the aging process. It is about rejuvenation at the deepest level, and the enjoyment of life.This book contains the key for creating beauty within oneself through diet and other complementary factors. Though it explores the role of yoga, beauty sleep, and the psychology of beauty, this book is primarily about the way to eat for beauty. The Beauty Diet is based on principles of raw nourishment—representing the cutting edge nutritional science. With scientific explanations of the human body’s chemical reactions to various elements of nutrition, physical activity and sleep, this book provides a guide for how to reach your potential for beauty. More than 30 gourmet “beauty recipes” and in-depth descriptions of beneficial foods help to steer beauty-seekers down the path of aesthetic enlightenment. The magical, beautifying secrets held within this book will help the human race reclaim one of its most divine attributes: beauty, inside and out.
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Eat to Live
This is a book that will let you live longer, reduce your need for medications, and improve your health dramatically. It is a book that will change the way you want to eat. Most importantly, if you follow the Eat To Live™ diet, you will lose weight faster than you ever thought possible.
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Eat More, Weigh Less
When Dr. Ornish developed a low-fat way of eating as part of his system to treat heart disease, he and his patients discovered that not only did the program improve their health, it also helped them lose weight.
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Easy Affordable Raw
Easy, Affordable Raw kickstarts your raw food lifestyle with everything that you need to know. How do I organize my kitchen? What kind of ingredients should I buy? Pie for breakfast? Lisa Viger, author and raw food expert, easily breaks down the raw food lifestyle including health and environmental benefits of a raw food diet. She also answers common questions about nutrition, protein, and energy. With more than 100 recipes that are affordable, simple, and quick to prepare, you'll be enjoying a better-feeling, cleaner body in no time. Inside you'll find fantastic salads, entrees, desserts, condiments, cheeses, and more! Make amazing recipes like: Grapefruit Pear and Candied Nut Salad with Blood Orange Dressing, Almond Pumpkin Seed Vanilla Dried Cherry Cereal, and Avocado and Arugula Pizza! Easy, Affordable Raw is a practical handbook and recipe book that makes the raw food lifestyle totally accessible for anyone, anywhere, even on a smaller budget.
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Defeating Diabetes
Combined expertise from a doctor and a dietitian show exactly how those with this disease can adopt a program that will vastly improve and in many cases completely restore their health. Recommended is a low fat, high fiber, low sodium plant-based diet that not only works best to overcome insulin resistance but also helps to protect against heart disease, promote a healthy body weight, and achieve and maintain good blood sugar control. Complete with over 50 recipes, meal menus, a basic shopping list and a new food pyramid designated for people with diabetes, readers are given all the tools they need for a successful transition to a new dietary lifestyle. User-friendly advice on how to improve exercise, sleep, sex and self-care addresses all of the essentials for living well including the importance of emotional well- being. In cases where diet and exercise are not enough, information on alternative therapies and supplements are explored as well as conventional therapies.
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Deep Vegetarianism
Challenging the basic assumptions of a meat-eating society, Deep Vegetarianism is a spirited and compelling defense of a vegetarian lifestyle. Considering all of the major arguments both for and against vegetarianism and the habits of meat-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans alike, Michael Allen Fox addresses vegetarianism's cultural, historical, and philosophical background; details vegetarianism's impact on one's living and thinking; and relates vegetarianism to classical and recent defenses of the moral status of animals. Demonstrating how a vegetarian diet is related to our awareness of the world and our ethical outlook on life, Fox looks at the different kinds of vegetarian commitments people make and their reasons for making them. In chapters that address such issues as the experiences, emotions, and grounds that are part of choosing vegetarianism, Fox discusses not only good health, animal suffering, and the environmental impacts of meat production, but such issues as the meaning of food, world hunger, religion and spirituality, and, significantly, the links share between vegetarianism and other human rights movements and ideologies, particularly feminism. In an extensive chapter that addresses arguments made by advocates of meat-eating, Fox speaks to claims of humans as natural carnivores, animals as replaceable, and vegetarians as anti-feminist. He also addresses arguments surrounding the eating habits of indigenous peoples, eating free-range animals, and carnivorous behavior among animals. The most complete examination of the vegetarian outlook to date, Deep Vegetarianism reveals the broad range of philosophical views that contribute to such a choice. It recognizes, and calls for, a conscious awareness of -- and an individual responsibility to -- the issues that exist in the moral, political, and social spheres of our existence. With its lively and controversial discussion, Deep Vegetarianism promises to appeal to anyone looking to explore the relationship between dietary choice, lifestyle, the treatment of animals and the environment, and personal ethical responsibility. It will also be particularly useful for students and teachers of moral philosophy, ethics, religion, comparative cultures, ecology, and feminism.
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Crazy Sexy Diet
The author of the best-selling Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips and Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor takes on the crazy sexy subject of what and how we eat, drink, and think. Crazysexydiet.com On the heels of Kris Carr s best-selling cancer survival guidebooks and her acclaimed TLC documentary comes her new journey into a realm vital to anyone s health. Infused with her signature sass, wit and advice-from-the-trenches style, Crazy Sexy Diet is a beautifully illustrated resource that puts you on the fast track to vibrant health, happiness and a great ass! Along with help from her posse of experts, Carr lays out the fundamentals of her Crazy Sexy Diet: a low-glycemic, vegetarian program that emphasizes balancing the pH of the body with lush whole and raw foods, nourishing organic green drinks, and scrumptious smoothies. Plus, she shares the steps of her own twenty-one-day cleanse, and simple but delectable sample recipes.
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Cooking Vegan
Cooking Vegan
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Color me Vegan
Eat by color for more flavorful meals and extraordinary health!
In Color Me Vegan, author and vegan extraordinaire Colleen Patrick-Goudreau brings an edible rainbow of plant-based cuisine to your kitchen table with 150 flavorful recipes designed to boost your health and perk up your palate.
With color as the guiding principle behind each section, Colleen shows vegetarians, vegans, and everyone in between exactly how phytonutrients—the most powerful, pigmented antioxidants on earth, found in everything from select fruits and vegetables, to grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds—can be expertly incorporated into your meals for the greatest nutritional punch.
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Chicken: The Dangerous Transformation of
Anthropologist Steve Striffler begins this book in a poultry processing plant, drawing on his own experiences there as a worker. He also reports on the way chickens are raised today and how they are consumed. What he discovers about America’s favorite meat is not just unpleasant but a powerful indictment of our industrial food system. The process of bringing chicken to our dinner tables is unhealthy for all concerned—from farmer to factory worker to consumer.The book traces the development of the poultry industry since the Second World War, analyzing the impact of such changes as the destruction of the family farm, the processing of chicken into nuggets and patties, and the changing makeup of the industrial labor force. The author describes the lives of immigrant workers and their reception in the small towns where they live. The conclusion is clear: there has to be a better way. Striffler proposes radical but practical change, a plan that promises more humane treatment of chickens, better food for the consumer, and fair payment for food workers and farmers.
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Carbophobia
Everywhere you go these days, it seems, the Atkins "A" can be found. In the first six months of 2004, no fewer than 1,864 new "low-carb" products were launched—everything from low-carb pasta to low-carb gummy bears. Yet warnings from medical authorities continue to pour in. The American Dietetic Association—the largest organization of food and nutrition professionals in the world—calls the Atkins Diet "a nightmare of a diet," and the American Medical Association has published an official scathing critique. The National Academy of Sciences, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins University, the American Kidney Fund, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the National Institutes of Health all oppose the Atkins Diet. In fact, there does not seem to be a single major governmental or nonprofit medical, nutrition, or science-based organization in the world that supports it. How then has the Atkins Corporation managed to mislead millions of people onto its diet?
In the first book of its kind, Dr. Michael Greger draws together decades of research exposing the dangerous truth behind the low-carb lies. Carbophobia decisively debunks the purported "science" behind the low-carb claims, documents just how ineffective the Atkins Diet and other low-carb plans have been in producing sustainable weight loss, and lists the known hazards inherent to the diet. This is not a case of academic "he said/she said." This is a case of a multibillion-dollar corporation with a financial stake in ignoring all the current evidence-based dietary recommendations no matter what the human cost.
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But You Kill Ants
But You Kill Ants
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Born to be Wild
Born to be Wild
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Bird Flu: A Virus of our own Hatching
From age-old scourges such as smallpox and tuberculosis to emerging threats like AIDS and SARS, our interactions with animals have always played a pivotal role as a source of human disease. Bird flu is the latest such menace coming home to roost. Leading public health authorities now predict as inevitable a pandemic of influenza, triggered by bird flu and expected to lead to millions of deaths around the globe. The influenza virus has existed for millions of years as an innocuous intestinal virus of wild ducks. What turned a harmless waterborne duck virus into a killer? In Bird Flu,  Dr. Michael Greger traces the human role in the evolution of this virus, whose humble beginnings belie its transformation into a killer mutant strain with the potential to become as ferocious as Ebola and as contagious as the common cold. In the face of the coming pandemic, Dr. Greger reveals what we can do to protect our families and what human society to can do to reduce the likelihood of such catastrophes in the future. Amid the growing panic surrounding this issue, Dr. Greger takes a sobering look at a deadly cycle and offers a solution to ending it.
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Becoming Vegetarian
Becoming Vegetarian is a comprehensive and up-to-the minute guide to achieving a healthful vegetarian lifestyle. Written by three highly qualified dietitians, all of the key questions which arise for those who are beginning a dietary shift away from animal products are addressed, as well as those questions long term vegetarians have who want to ensure that their dietary pattern is nutritionally adequate.
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Be Their Voice
Be Their Voice
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Authentic Chinese Cuisine
Nosh your way through this mouth-watering guide to all - vegan Chinese cuisine - Includes sections on: How to Plan a Chinese Meal, How to Make essential Chinese Ingredients, Regional cooking of China, and more - Contains a collection of recipes for vegetarian 'mock meat' dishes - Provides variation, culinary delight, and nutritional excellence! ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Authentic Chinese Cuisine contains a collection of innovative recipes for vegetarian 'mock meat' dishes, just like those you would enjoy in Buddhist restaurants. And since we are being urged to eat more vegetables than ever before, Chinese vegetarian cuisine can provide variation, taste, and nutritional excellence to boot. Bryanna Clark Grogan generously shares her knowledge of chinese ingredients and cooking techniques, helping to enrich your experiences with superbly crafted recipes.
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Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace
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Allergies: Disease in Disguise
Allergy is generally misunderstood. Left untreated it can lead to serious degenerative disease. Asthma, migraines, arthritis, ulcers and obesity have all been linked to allergy. Fatigue, irritability, body aching, digestive problems, and other vague ailments are typical of allergy. Dr. Bateson-Koch provides insight into why allergy is becoming more common, how it relates to environmental factors, food additives, diet, digestion, body chemistry, addiction, yeast, molds, parasites and childhood illnesses-and why enzymes are the key to healing. Following her program, you won't have to give up your pet, get allergy shots, rotate foods, keep diet diaries or cook allergy-free recipes for the rest of your life. You will not only recover and enjoy an allergy-free life, you will gain invaluable understanding of health and well-being.
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