The Whole Food Bible

How to Select & Prepare Safe, Healthful Foods
By (author) Christopher S. Kilham

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The Whole Food Bible
How to Select & Prepare Safe, Healthful Foods
By (author) Christopher S. Kilham

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Pages : 272

Book Size : 8 x 10

ISBN-13 : 9780892816262

Imprint : Healing Arts Press

On Sale Date : October 01, 1996

Format : Paperback Book

The Whole Food Bible details the latest findings on food irradiation, pesticides, and chemical food additives, enabling consumers to minimize their exposure to the hazards existing in many foods today. Featured in the bestselling The Perricone Promise, this book provides extensive information on the benefits of organically grown and minimally refined foods.
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About The Whole Food Bible

For people concerned with the quality and integrity of the food they eat and who want to take the guesswork out of shopping, The Whole Food Bible provides a ready source of up-to-date information on all varieties of foods. The author details the latest findings on such topics as food irradiation, pesticides, and chemical food additives, enabling consumers to minimize their exposure to the hazards existing in many foods today. The author also provides extensive information on diet and nutrition and the benefits of eating foods that are organically grown and minimally refined.

•   New edition of the best-seller.

•   First published by Addison-Wesley in 1991, with more than 35,000 copies sold.

•   A handy guide for both the experienced and beginning cook.

•   More than 100 simple, healthy, and delicious recipes and a large assortment of tips on how to select and prepare delicious whole foods.
 
Table of Contents

Table of content


Acknowledgments

Part One: Whole Food Bible
1. What's Happened to Food?
2. Sustainable Agriculture
3. Eco Report: Pesticides
4. Grains
5. Beans and Sprouts, Nuts and Seeds
6. Eco Report: Food Irradiation
7. Vegetables and Fruits
8. Dairy Products: Milk, Cheese, and Eggs
9. Eco Report: Bacterial Food Contamination
10. Meats
11. Fish and the Fruits of the Sea
12. Eco Report: Water
13. Oils
14. Sweeteners
15. Salt, Herbs, and Spices
16. Eco Report: Chemical Food Additives
17. Reading a Food Label
18. Flours and Baking Products
19. Packaged Foods
20. Beverages

Part Two: Recipes
Appetizers
Soups
Salads
Pasta
Vegetarian Entrees
Fish & Shellfish
Meats & Poultry
Side Dishes
Vegetables
Sauces & Dressings
Breads 
Desserts
Beverages
Breakfast & Lunch
Menus

Appendix 1: Resources

Appendix 2: References

Index 

Author Bio
Chris Kilham is the former vice president of marketing for Bread & Circus Wholefood Supermarkets and vice chairman of the Organic Food Alliance. He is the founder of Cowboy Marketing, a firm that provides marketing and educational services to companies in the health food field. His other books include The Five Tibetans and Kava: Medicine Hunting in Paradise. He lives in Massachusetts.
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Book Praise

Book Praise

"Armed with this answer book, anyone can be more confident in the war against the food industry's empty calories and empty promises."
Katherine Wolff, Natural Health
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HEALTH / COOKING

“This guide is indispensable to anyone who wants to take the guesswork out of choosing healthy foods.”
--Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-VT) former chairman, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

In a world of bovine growth hormones, bioengineered tomatoes, and chlorine-dipped fish, is it safe to eat what’s on our grocery shelves? For people concerned with this question, The Whole Food Bible provides a comprehensive guide to shopping for and preparing healthy food. It includes:

-The latest findings on such topics as food irradiation, pesticides, fertilizers, chemical food additives, and antibiotics, enabling you to minimize your exposure to the alarming health risks hidden in many of the foods we eat.

-Simple explanations of the role of oils, sugars, grains, meats, fruits, vegetables, and dairy foods in a healthy diet that will help you save money on food while improving your overall nutrition.

-Charts and boxes that tell you at a quick glance everything from how much fat is in your cheese to how much meat is required by law in a can of chicken soup.

-Over 100 simple and fast recipes that make it easy for you to plan delicious, nutritious, and safe meals.

It is still possible to find food that’s good for you. By changing the way you approach every item in a grocery store, The Whole Food Bible will show you how.

CHRIS KILHAM is the former vice president of marketing for Bread & Circus Wholefood Supermarkets and vice chairman of the Organic Food Alliance. He is the founder of Cowboy Marketing, a firm that provides marketing and educational services to companies in the health food field. His other books include The Five Tibetans and Kava: Medicine Hunting in Paradise. He lives in Massachusetts.

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