Eating Clean For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Whether you've lived on white carbs and trans fats all your life or you're already health conscious but want to clean up your diet even further, Eating Clean For Dummies, 2nd Edition explains in plain English exactly what it means to keep a clean-eating diet. Brought to you by a respected MD and licensed nutritionist, it sets the record straight on this lifestyle choice and includes recipes, the latest superfoods, tips and strategies for navigating the grocery store, advice on dining out, and practical guidance on becoming a clean eater for life.
Clean eating is not another diet fad; it's used as a way of life to improve overall health, prevent disease, increase energy, and stabilize moods. Eating Clean For Dummies shows you how to stick to foods that are free of added sugars, hydrogenated fats, trans fats, and anything else that is unnatural or unnecessary. Plus, you'll find recipes to make scrumptious clean meals and treats, like whole grain scones, baked oatmeal, roasted cauliflower, caramelized onion apple pecan stuffing, butternut mac and cheese, and more.
- Get the scoop on how clean eating helps you live longer, prevent disease, and lose weight
- Change your eating habits without sacrificing taste or breaking your budget
- Make more than 40 delicious clean-eating recipes
- Deal with food allergies and sensitivities
You are what you eat! And Eating Clean For Dummies helps get you on the road to a healthier you.
Part 1: Eating Clean: It Does a Body Good 5
CHAPTER 1: Eating Clean for a Healthier Body, Mind, and Soul 7
CHAPTER 2: Applying Eating Clean Principles to Daily Living 21
CHAPTER 3: Nutrition Basics: You Really Are What You Eat 39
CHAPTER 4: More about Nutrition: Phytochemicals, Water, Fiber, and Probiotics and Prebiotics 67
CHAPTER 5: Eat More, Eat Often! 83
Part 2: Meeting Your Eating Clean Goals 99
CHAPTER 6: Eating Clean for a Longer, Healthier, and More Active Life 101
CHAPTER 7: Eating Clean to Prevent Disease 121
CHAPTER 8: Eating Clean to Manage Diseases 155
Part 3: Planning and Preparing Your Eating Clean Adventure 181
CHAPTER 9: Planning and Stocking the Eating Clean Kitchen 183
CHAPTER 10: Incorporating Organic Food into Your Eating Clean Plan 201
CHAPTER 11: Preparing Clean Foods 217
Part 4: Adapting the Eating Clean Plan to Fit Your Life 229
CHAPTER 12: Eating Clean on the Go and in Social Situations 231
CHAPTER 13: Getting Your Family on the Bandwagon 247
CHAPTER 14: Meeting Special Dietary Considerations 261
Part 5: Morning to Evening Recipes 283
CHAPTER 15: Waking Up to Great Food: Satisfying Breakfast Recipes 285
CHAPTER 16: Refueling Your Body with Some Smart Lunches 301
CHAPTER 17: Sprucing Up Supper Time with Some Delicious Dinner Recipes 317
CHAPTER 18: Enjoying the Fun Stuff: Desserts and Snacks 331
Part 6: The Part of Tens 347
CHAPTER 19: Ten Ways to Tell If Your Eating Clean Diet Is Working 349
CHAPTER 20: Ten Foods to Always Put in Your Shopping Cart 357
CHAPTER 21: Ten Ways to a Cleaner World 363
Dr. Jonathan Wright, internationally known for his books and medical articles, is a forerunner in research and application of natural treatments for healthy aging and illness.
Linda Larsen is an author and journalist who has written 34 books, many of which are about food and nutrition.