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Yogurt in Health and Disease Prevention

Yogurt in Health and Disease Prevention Book
Author : Nagendra P. Shah
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2017-05-26
ISBN : 0128052724
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Yogurt in Health and Disease Prevention examines the mechanisms by which yogurt, an important source of micro- and macronutrients, impacts human nutrition, overall health, and disease. Topics covered include yogurt consumption’s impact on overall diet quality, allergic disorders, gastrointestinal tract health, bone health, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, obesity, weight control, metabolism, age-related disorders, and cardiovascular health. Modifications to yogurt are also covered in scientific detail, including altering the protein to carbohydrate ratios, adding n-3 fatty acids, phytochemical enhancements, adding whole grains, and supplementing with various micronutrients. Prebiotic, probiotic, and synbiotic yogurt component are also covered to give the reader a comprehensive understanding of the various impacts yogurt and related products can have on human health. Health coverage encompasses nutrition, gastroenterology, endocrinology, immunology, and cardiology Examines novel and unusual yogurts as well as popular and common varieties Covers effects on diet, obesity, and weight control Outlines common additives to yogurts and their respective effects Reviews prebiotics, probiotics, and symbiotic yogurts Includes practical information on how yogurt may be modified to improve its nutritive value

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention Book
Author : Juana Frías,Cristina Martínez-Villaluenga,Elena Peñas
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2016-09-12
ISBN : 0128025492
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention is the first scientific reference that addresses the properties of fermented foods in nutrition by examining their underlying microbiology, the specific characteristics of a wide variety of fermented foods, and their effects in health and disease. The current awareness of the link between diet and health drives growth in the industry, opening new commercial opportunities. Coverage in the book includes the role of microorganisms that are involved in the fermentation of bioactive and potentially toxic compounds, their contribution to health-promoting properties, and the safety of traditional fermented foods. Authored by worldwide scientists and researchers, this book provides the food industry with new insights on the development of value-added fermented foods products, while also presenting nutritionists and dieticians with a useful resource to help them develop strategies to assist in the prevention of disease or to slow its onset and severity. Provides a comprehensive review on current findings in the functional properties and safety of traditional fermented foods and their impact on health and disease prevention Identifies bioactive microorganisms and components in traditional fermented food Includes focused key facts, helpful glossaries, and summary points for each chapter Presents food processors and product developers with opportunities for the development of fermented food products Helps readers develop strategies that will assist in preventing or slowing disease onset and severity

Vegetarian and Plant Based Diets in Health and Disease Prevention

Vegetarian and Plant Based Diets in Health and Disease Prevention Book
Author : François Mariotti
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2017-05-23
ISBN : 0128039698
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Vegetarian and Plant-Based Diets in Health and Disease Prevention examines the science of vegetarian and plant-based diets and their nutritional impact on human health. This book assembles the science related to vegetarian and plant-based diets in a comprehensive, balanced, single reference that discusses both the overall benefits of plant-based diets on health and the risk of disease and issues concerning the status in certain nutrients of the individuals, while providing overall consideration to the entire spectrum of vegetarian diets. Broken into five sections, the first provides a general overview of vegetarian / plant-based diets so that readers have a foundational understanding of the topic. Dietary choices and their relation with nutritional transition and sustainability issues are discussed. The second and third sections provide a comprehensive description of the relationship between plant-based diets and health and disease prevention. The fourth section provides a deeper look into how the relationship between plant-based diets and health and disease prevention may differ in populations with different age or physiological status. The fifth and final section of the book details the nutrients and substances whose intakes are related to the proportions of plant or animal products in the diet. Discusses the links between health and certain important characteristics of plant-based diets at the level of food groups Analyzes the relation between plant-based diet and health at the different nutritional levels, i.e. from dietary patterns to specific nutrients and substances Provides a balanced evidence-based approach to analyze the positive and negative aspects of vegetarianism Addresses the different aspects of diets predominantly based on plants, including geographical and cultural variations of vegetarianism

Food and Lifestyle in Health and Disease

Food and Lifestyle in Health and Disease Book
Author : Chuong Pham-Huy,Bruno Pham Huy
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2022-04-25
ISBN : 1000563596
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book discusses various types of food and lifestyles for the prevention and treatment of diseases and disorders, including cardiovascular disorders, cancers, neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity. Discusses influences of environmental pollution, synergistic effects of different foods, and synergy of foods with physical activity or medicine. Provides examples of plant source foods, animal source foods, fungal source foods and explains their roles in human health and disease. Links the relationships between food, lifestyle and health.

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book
Author : Alexandre Gomes Rodrigues
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-06-10
ISBN : 0444643028
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Microbial Biomolecules: Properties, Relevance and Their Translational Applications presents a concise review on microbial biotechnology, along with impacts and recent results from research centers, small companies and large enterprises. The book brings the most relevant information on how we can use resources—in this case from microorganisms—and technology to develop solutions in fields like biofuels, food, cosmetics and medicine. It covers case studies of start-ups in the field and explains how scientists have moved their ideas into profitable bio-based products that are necessary for our current living standards. In addition, the book describes strategic governmental programs designed to exploit biomass in a sustainable way, along with detailed information on research in several high-impact, worldwide laboratories. It gives concrete examples of ongoing research from molecules to methods, such as L-asparaginase, extremophiles, new diagnostics tools and the analytical methods that have raised the quality of the data obtained, thereby boosting the so-called bioeconomy. Comprises a unique source of information on the various applications of microbial biomolecules Provides resourceful material for new ideas and strong rational/application-oriented stories Discusses biotech companies in various areas (biofuel, food, medicine, etc.) who are actively using microbial biomolecules Outlines scientific discoveries and their translation into profitable products Gives an insight perspective of institutional and governmental strategic research programs aiming to preserve, explore and generate benefits from microbial biomolecules

Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans

Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans Book
Author : Alina-Ioana Gostin,Diana Bogueva,Vladimir Kakurinov
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-05-21
ISBN : 0128207868
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans s introduces and analyzes traditional foods from the Balkans. Beginning with the eating habits in Balkans, this book unfolds the history of use, origin, compositions and preparation, ingredient origin, nutritional aspects, and the effects on health for various foods and food products of the region. Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans also addresses local and international regulations and provides suggestions on how to harmonize these regulations to promote global availability of these foods. A volume in a series co-produced with Global Harmonization Initiative, Nutritional and Health Aspects of Food in the Balkans is sure to be a welcomed reference for nutrition researchers and professionals, including nutritionists, dieticians, food scientists, food technologists, toxicologists, regulators, and product developers as well as educators, and students. Analyzes nutritional and health claims in the Balkan region Includes traditional foods from the Balkans Explores both scientific and anecdotal diet-based health claims Examines if foods meet regulatory requirements and how to remedy noncompliance Reviews the influence of historical eating habits on today’s diets

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research Book
Author : Fidel Toldra
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-07-24
ISBN : 0128171723
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advances in Food and Nutrition Research provides updated knowledge about nutrients in foods and how to avoid their deficiency, especially for those essential nutrients that should be present in the diet to reduce disease risk and optimise health. The series provides the latest advances on the identification and characterisation of emerging bioactive compounds with putative health benefits, as well as up-to-date information on food science, including raw materials, production, processing, distribution and consumption, always having in mind its nutritional benefits and health effects. Contains contributions that have been carefully selected based on their vast experience and expertise on the subject Includes updated, in-depth, and critical discussions of available information, giving the reader a unique opportunity to learn Encompasses a broad view of the topics at hand

Fermented Food Products

Fermented Food Products Book
Author : A. Sankaranarayanan,N. Amaresan,D. Dhanasekaran
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-01-07
ISBN : 1000761096
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fermented food play an important proactive role in the human diet. In many developing and under developed countries, fermented food is a cheap source of nutrition. Currently, more than 3500 different fermented foods are consumed by humans throughout the world; many are indigenous and produced in small quantities, however, the consumption of many fermented foods has gradually increased. Fermented Food Products presents in-depth insights into various microbes involved in the production of fermented foods throughout the world. It also focuses on recent developments in the fermented food microbiology field along with biochemical changes that are happening during the fermentation process. • Describes various fermented food products, especially indigenous products • Presents health benefits of fermented food products • Explains mechans involved in the production of fermented foods • Discusses molecular tools and its applications and therapeutic uses of fermented foods The book provides a comprehensive account about diversified ethnic fermented food products. Readers will get updated information regarding various types of fermented food products and will learn the effect these fermented food products have on human health.

Food Chemistry

Food Chemistry Book
Author : Dennis D. Miller,C. K. Yeung
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2022-03-09
ISBN : 1119714605
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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FOOD CHEMISTRY A manual designed for Food Chemistry Laboratory courses that meet Institute of Food Technologists undergraduate education standards for degrees in Food Science In the newly revised second edition of Food Chemistry: A Laboratory Manual, two professors with a combined 50 years of experience teaching food chemistry and dairy chemistry laboratory courses deliver an in-depth exploration of the fundamental chemical principles that govern the relationships between the composition of foods and food ingredients and their functional, nutritional, and sensory properties. Readers will discover practical laboratory exercises, methods, and techniques that are commonly employed in food chemistry research and food product development. Every chapter offers introductory summaries of key methodological concepts and interpretations of the results obtained from food experiments. The book provides a supplementary online Instructor’s Guide useful for adopting professors that includes a Solutions Manual and Preparation Manual for laboratory sessions. The latest edition presents additional experiments, updated background material and references, expanded end-of-chapter problem sets, expanded use of chemical structures, and: A thorough emphasis on practical food chemistry problems encountered in food processing, storage, transportation, and preparation Comprehensive explorations of complex interactions between food components beyond simply measuring concentrations Additional experiments, references, and chemical structures Numerous laboratory exercises sufficient for a one-semester course Perfect for students of food science and technology, Food Chemistry: A Laboratory Manual will also earn a place in the libraries of food chemists, food product developers, analytical chemists, lab technicians, food safety and processing professionals, and food engineers.

Superfoods

Superfoods Book
Author : Jeffrey P. Miller,Charlene Van Buiten
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2022-04-22
ISBN : 3030932400
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Superfoods have come to the forefront of the public imagination due to a combination of presumed health benefits and cultural mystique. Much of the literature on these foods, however, is based upon rostrums and diet plans that accept the health claims of superfoods without subjecting them to rigorous scrutiny. Superfoods: Cultural and Scientific Perspectives examines these food products from a blended science and cultural viewpoint, presenting a balanced, evidence-based view of each food item. Following a discussion of “superfoods” as a category, the book’s chapters examine individual superfoods, including but not limited to: avocados, chocolate, wine, berries, and fish oil. Presented in a systemic manner, each chapter provides a cultural history of the superfood; a survey of the current state of nutritional research on the food and its health claims; an exploration of related science topics to enhance understanding of the superfood, (i.e., a survey of the botany, biology, or chemistry studies); social issues associated with the superfood, such as sustainability, environmental health concerns, agricultural issues, fair trade and marketing issues; and one to three recipes featuring the superfood. This combination of scientific and cultural perspectives makes Superfoods an invaluable reference for academics, industry professionals, and lay-readers alike.

Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability

Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-11-08
ISBN : 0128126884
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability covers the hottest topics in the science of food sustainability, providing a synopsis of the path society is on to secure food for a growing population. It investigates the focal issue of sustainable food production in relation to the effects of global change on food resources, biodiversity and global food security. This collection of methodological approaches and knowledge derived from expert authors around the world offers the research community, food industry, scientists and students with the knowledge to relate to, and report on, the novel challenges of food production and sustainability. This comprehensive encyclopedia will act as a platform to show how an interdisciplinary approach and closer collaboration between the scientific and industrial communities is necessary to strengthen our existing capacity to generate and share research data. Offers readers a ‘one-stop’ resource on the topic of food security and sustainability Contains articles split into sections based on the various dimensions of Food Security and Food Sustainability Written by academics and practitioners from various fields and regions with a “farm to fork understanding Includes concise and accessible chapters, providing an authoritative introduction for non-specialists and readers from undergraduate level upwards, as well as up-to-date foundational content for those familiar with the field

Nutrition Concepts and Controversies

Nutrition  Concepts and Controversies Book
Author : Frances Sizer,Ellie Whitney
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2018-12-17
ISBN : 0357390679
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nourish your mind and body with NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES. More conversational than a pure-science text, this book explores the essentials of nutrition--including how the body breaks down and uses food, food safety, sports nutrition and special nutritional needs throughout the human life cycle--and asks you to weigh in on relevant debates, such as world hunger, chronic diseases, dietary guidelines and eating patterns. Available with the MindTap learning platform, the 15th edition also offers self-quizzing and activities to propel your learning from memorization to mastery. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Flavors for Nutraceutical and Functional Foods

Flavors for Nutraceutical and Functional Foods Book
Author : M. Selvamuthukumaran,Yashwant Pathak
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2018-08-06
ISBN : 1351662821
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Flavors are an integral part of nutraceutical formulations. Flavors offer significant advantage to Nutraceuticals when it comes to palatability and get an edge over other products in an extremely competitive nutraceutical market. Flavors for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods addresses different natural ingredients/botanicals used in various functional foods and nutraceutical products. The techniques of incorporating flavors in Nutraceutical products can be classified as conventional and using recently developed modern techniques such as nanotechnology are also covered in different chapters. These techniques are mainly used for masking the taste of nutraceutical and functional food products. The book discusses the basics of flavors and the significance of the flavor industry in relation to Nutraceuticals. This book covers various processes involved in incorporating flavor and improving product acceptability. It provides an overview on the potential applications of the main terpene based flavors as part of nutraceuticals formulations. This book will serve as a reference to academicians and industry people who are involved in Nutraceutical formulations and marketing.

Herbal Bioactives and Food Fortification

Herbal Bioactives and Food Fortification Book
Author : D. Suresh Kumar
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-02-12
ISBN : 1498777333
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Recent major shifts in global health care management policy have been instrumental in renewing interest in herbal medicine. However, literature on the development of products from herbs is often scattered and narrow in scope. Herbal Bioactives and Food Fortification: Extraction and Formulation provides information on all aspects of the extraction of biological actives from plants and the development of dietary supplements and fortified food using herbal extracts. The book begins with a brief survey of the use of herbs in different civilizations and traces the evolution of herbal medicine, including the emergence of nutraceuticals from the discipline of ethnopharmacology and the Alma Ata Declaration of 1978. It moves on to describe various aspects of the extraction process, including selection of plant species, quality control of raw materials, the comminution of herbs, and the selection of solvents. It also describes the optimization of extraction in relation to response surface methodology before describing uses of herbal extracts in food supplements and fortified foods. With special attention paid to stability analysis and the masking of tastes, the book gives an overview of the formulation of various types of tablets, capsules, and syrups using herbal extracts. It also describes the benefits of foods fortified with herbal extracts such as soups, yogurt, sauces, mayonnaise, pickles, chutneys, jams, jellies, marmalades, cheese, margarine, sausages, bread, and biscuits, as well as some beverages. Herbal Bioactives and Food Fortification covers the fundamental steps in herbal extraction and processing in a single volume. It explains how to choose, optimize, analyze, and use extracts for fortification, making it an excellent source for nutraceutical researchers and practitioners in science and industry.

Food and Nutrition

Food and Nutrition Book
Author : P.K. Newby
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2018-08-07
ISBN : 0190846658
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From gluten-free to all-Paleo, GMOs to grass-fed beef, our newsfeeds abound with nutrition advice. Whether sensational headlines from the latest study or anecdotes from celebrities and food bloggers, we're bombarded with "superfoods" and "best ever" diets promising to help us lose weight, fight disease, and live longer. At the same time, we live in an over-crowded food environment that makes it easy to eat, all the time. The result is an epidemic of chronic disease amidst a culture of nutrition confusion-and copious food choices that challenge everyday eaters just trying to get a healthy meal on the table. But the exhilarating truth is that scientists know an astounding amount about the power of food. A staggering 80% of chronic diseases are preventable through modifiable lifestyle changes, and diet is the single largest contributing factor. And we also know the secrets to eating sustainably to protect our planet. In Food & Nutrition, Harvard- and Columbia-trained nutrition scientist Dr. P.K. Newby examines 134 stand-alone questions addressing "need to know" topics, including how what we eat affects our health and environment, from farm to fork, and why, when it comes to diet, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts-and one size doesn't fit all. At the same time, Newby debunks popular myths and food folklore, encouraging readers to "learn, unlearn, and relearn" the fundamentals of nutrition at the heart of a health-giving diet. Her passion for all things food shines through it all, as does her love of the power of science, technology, and engineering to help create healthier diets for ourselves, and a more sustainable future for the planet we share.

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods and Beverages

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods and Beverages Book
Author : Jyoti Prakash Tamang
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2015-04-07
ISBN : 1466588101
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Health Benefits of Fermented Foods and Beverages discusses the functionality and myriad health benefits of fermented foods and beverages of the world. It examines health-promoting and therapeutic properties, covering the molecular process of fermentation and the resulting benefit to nutritional value and long-term health. Exploring a range of ferme

How Fermented Foods Feed a Healthy Gut Microbiota

How Fermented Foods Feed a Healthy Gut Microbiota Book
Author : M. Andrea Azcarate-Peril,Roland R. Arnold,José M. Bruno-Bárcena
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2019-11-28
ISBN : 3030287378
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book examines the role of fermented foods on human gut health and offers a unique contribution to this rapidly growing area of study. Fermented foods have been consumed by humans for millennia. This method of food preservation provided early humans with beneficial bacteria that re-populated the gut microbiota upon consumption. However, novel methods of production and conservation of food have led to severed ties between the food that modern humans consume and the gut microbiota. As a consequence, there has been a documented increase in the prevalence of autoimmune diseases and obesity, which has been correlated to decreased diversity of gut microbes, while infectious disorders have decreased in the three past decades. With the intention of providing a thorough overview of the relationship between fermented foods, nutrition, and health, the editors have grouped the chapters into three thematic sections: food and their associated microbes, the oral microbiome, and the gut microbiome. After an introduction dedicated to the environmental microbiome, Part I provides an overview of what is currently known about the microbes associated with different foods, and compares traditional forms of food preparation with current industrial techniques in terms of the potential loss of microbial diversity. The chapters in Part 2 explore the oral microbiota as a microbial gatekeeper and main contributor to the gut microbiota. Part 3 introduces beneficial modulators of the gut microbiome starting with the establishment of a healthy gut microbiota during infancy, and continuing with the role of probiotics and prebiotics in health preservation and the imbalances of the gut microbiota. In the final section the editors offer concluding remarks and provide a view of the future brought by the microbiome research revolution. This study is unique in its emphasis on the convergence of two very relevant fields of research: the field of studies on Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) and fermented foods, and microbiome research. The relationship between these fields, as presented by the research in this volume, demonstrates the intimate connection between fermented foods, the oral and gut microbiota, and human health. Although research has been done on the impact of diet on the gut microbiome there are no publications addressing the restorative role of food as microbe provider to the gut microbiota. This novel approach makes the edited volume a key resource for scientific researchers working in this field.

Milk and Dairy Products as Functional Foods

Milk and Dairy Products as Functional Foods Book
Author : Ara Kanekanian
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-04-09
ISBN : 1118635086
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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There continues to be strong interest within the food industry in developing new products which offer functional health benefits to the consumer. The premium prices that can be charged make these added-value products lucrative for manufacturers, and they are also commercially popular. Dairy foods are central to this sector: they are good delivery systems for functional foods (yoghurts, milk drinks, spreads) and are also rich in compounds which can be extracted and used as functional ingredients in other food types. Milk and Dairy Products as Functional Foods draws together a wealth of information regarding the functional health benefits of milk and dairy products. It examines the physiological role and the claimed health effects of dairy constituents such as proteins, bioactive peptides, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), omega 3 fatty acids vitamin D and calcium. These constituents have been shown to be, for example, anticarcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, antihypertensive, hypocholesterolemic, immune-modulating and antimicrobial. This book examines the evidence for these claims, and investigates practical approaches for utilising these attributes. The book is aimed at dairy scientists and technologists in industry and academia, general food scientists and technologists, microbiologists and nutritionists together with all those involved in the formulation and production of functional food products.

Herbaceous Plants as Natural Protective Food

Herbaceous Plants as Natural Protective Food Book
Author : M.K. Rana
Publisher : Scientific Publishers
Release : 2014-06-01
ISBN : 9386237385
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The objective of preparing this book is to make the populace aware about health benefits of fruits and vegetables. In addition, this book may be user-friendly to others who have the concern to expand knowledge concerning human health through fruits and vegetable. Earning scientific knowledge will undoubtedly be rewarding to its users and finally to the nation.

The 5 Skinny Habits

The 5 Skinny Habits Book
Author : David Zulberg
Publisher : Rodale
Release : 2014-10-07
ISBN : 1623363721
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In his own personal weight-loss struggle, David Zulberg turned to the forgotten wisdom of Maimonides, a medieval Jewish expert on philosophical subjects, to find consensus on ideal nutrition and optimum physical and emotional health. After 10 years of studying volume upon volume, Zulberg was able to distill the teachings of the bible and humanity's greatest doctors, and he discovered something amazing--ancient doctors already knew what today's medical findings are rediscovering about what's best for human health, weight loss, disease prevention, and psychological well-being. The 5 Skinny Habits explains the ancient understanding of health and its application to our lives in the 21st century and its supersize proportions. Zulberg refers to legendary thinkers as Master Physicians and, through a close study of Maimonides, integrates the spiritual, emotional, and physical components of health and weight loss. With an easy five-step plan, Zulberg tells readers how to incorporate one habit each week for 5 weeks to achieve a healthier lifestyle. His five steps streamline and simplify the process of becoming fit, ensuring that change is made for good. As readers are gradually led through the plan, they become more accustomed to living as prescribed by the ancient health experts. A simple diet diary with positive affirmations makes self-monitoring an effective and enjoyable part of the discovery. By the end of the journey, readers have incorporated the habits into their routines so completely that they are no longer "dieting" but simply living a healthier life.