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National Geographic Foods for Health : Choose and Use the Very Best Foods for Your Family and Our Planet
by Barton Seaver and P. K. Newby


Overview - For health-conscious cooks, clean eaters, and smart consumers, National Geographic introduces a science-based guide to healthy, everyday eating for your whole family -- and the planet.Featuring dozens of tips, food pairings, and sample menus, this attractive book is a culinary tour of the 148 foods that have huge nutritional value with the least environmental impact.This guide explores food and its place in cultures around the world; highlights what it adds to healthy menus today; and advises consumers on what to look for, how to choose, how to prepare and what to avoid in order to make best choices for the table and for the planet.Barton Seaver, acclaimed chef and author of For Cod and Country and Where There's Smoke, and nutritional scientist P.K.  Read more...

 
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Overview
For health-conscious cooks, clean eaters, and smart consumers, National Geographic introduces a science-based guide to healthy, everyday eating for your whole family -- and the planet.Featuring dozens of tips, food pairings, and sample menus, this attractive book is a culinary tour of the 148 foods that have huge nutritional value with the least environmental impact.This guide explores food and its place in cultures around the world; highlights what it adds to healthy menus today; and advises consumers on what to look for, how to choose, how to prepare and what to avoid in order to make best choices for the table and for the planet.Barton Seaver, acclaimed chef and author of For Cod and Country and Where There's Smoke, and nutritional scientist P.K. Newby, have created the ultimate shopping and cooking guide to help you nourish your family while you sustain the planet."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781426212758
  • ISBN-10: 1426212755
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Page Count: 320
  • Dimensions: 9.7 x 7.6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.25 pounds


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Whether you’re a diehard foodie or just hoping to feed your family well, Foods for Health is a godsend. Co-authored by sustainability-focused chef Barton Seaver and Ivy League-trained expert in nutrition science P.K. Newby, this easy-to-follow encyclopedic guide gives a nutritional breakdown of 148 foods, beginning with vegetables and fruits, digging into proteins and whole grains and winding up at fats, oils and beverages. From the moment you turn the page to each entry—for instance, Brussels sprout, mango, black-eyed pea or coffee bean—you discover its place in different food cultures around the world, best use and storage, growth zone, seasonal peak and impact on the planet. With a finely tuned grocery shopping guide and mouthwatering sample menus, Seaver and Newby take the stress and confusion out of health- and earth-conscious eating. Want to feel both full and mindful at the dinner table? This is the reference book for you. 

 

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