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Eating Clean For Dummies, 2nd Edition



Eating Clean For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Jonathan Wright, Linda Johnson Larsen

ISBN: 978-1-119-27222-9 July 2016 416 Pages

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Everything you need to start eating clean

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.

Introduction 1

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

Index 371