Nutrition Secrets of the Ancient: Foods and Recipes for Optimum Health in the New Millennium

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The amazing strength and vitality of the Aztecs, the remarkable health and stamina of the ancient inhabitants of China, and the almost complete lack of heart disease among Mediterranean peoples—all can be attributed to diet. Exploring the diets of ancient peoples the world over, Nutrition Secrets of the Ancients shows you how to restore the natural healing power to the food you eat and delight in culinary diversity.

Here are the foods and flavors of Central, South, and North America; the Mediterranean and the Middle East; Scotland and Scandinavia; eastern Europe and Russia; central, eastern, and Southeast Asia; Equatorial Africa—all represented in wonderful new recipes created by some of the world's outstanding chefs. Ranging from Scottish Orange Honey Marmalade to Egyptian Bread, recipes include:

· Sautéed Cactus Paddles with Chile and Lime
· Winter Squash with Warm Honey Yogurt Cranberry Sauce
· Tunisian Vegetable Couscous
· Beets and Greens with Garlic Yogurt Sauce
· Dandelion Greens with Avocados
Nutrition Secrets of the Ancients is an invaluable and colorful addition to any kitchen where cooking is an art and eating well, staying healthy, and living a long and productive life are primary concerns.

About the Authors

Gene Spiller,Ph.D., is director of the Health Research and Studies Center and consultant to the Stanford University Center for Research in Disease Prevention.

Rowena M. Hubbard is president of Food Resources in Sacramento, California, where she operates a test kitchen.

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Gene Spiller, Ph.D., a distinguished researcher and author, has conducted groundbreaking work on the roles of fiber and other nutrients in health. He is the director of the Health Research and Studies Center in Los Altos, California, and consultant to the Stanford University Center for Research in Disease Prevention. His previous books include Nutrition Secrets of the Ancients and Eat Your Way to Better Health (both from Prima).

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