Probiotic Foods for Good Health

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ISBN: 1591202175
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 218
Author: Beatrice Trum Hunter
Publisher: Basic Health Publications, Inc.

Download and read online Probiotic Foods for Good Health in PDF and EPUB Provides information about fermented foods, at-home starter cultures, and shopping tips for the foods needed on a daily basis.




The Essential Book of Fermentation

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ISBN: 9781101609071
Release Date: 2013-07-02
Number of pages: 320
Author: Jeff Cox
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Essential Book of Fermentation in PDF and EPUB The country’s leading expert on organic food delivers the ultimate guide to the new culinary health movement—feasting on fermented probiotics, from artisanal cheese to kimchi. In his extensive career as a bestselling cookbook author and TV garden-show host, Jeff Cox has always been keenly aware of the microbiology that helps his garden flourish. He has long known that microbes keep our bodies healthy as they ferment food, releasing their nutritional power and creating essential vitamins and enzymes. In The Essential Book of Fermentation, Cox shares a bounty of recipes for nourishing the internal “garden.” Simplifying the art and science of fermentation, Cox offers a primer on the body’s microbial ecosystem, complemented by scrumptious recipes, and easy-to-follow pickling and canning techniques. Basics such as bread and yogurt help readers progress to wine, cheese, and a host of international delicacies, including kim chi and chow chow. Inspiring and innovative, The Essential Book of Fermentation serves up great taste along with great health on every page.


Cultured Food for Health

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ISBN: 9781401947897
Release Date: 2015-11-03
Number of pages: 248
Author: Donna Schwenk
Publisher: Hay House, Inc

Download and read online Cultured Food for Health in PDF and EPUB If you’re having digestive problems or feeling sick and rundown—or if you simply want to feel better and have more energy—this is the book for you. In Cultured Food for Health, Donna Schwenk opens your eyes to the amazing healing potential of cultured foods. Focusing on the notion that all disease begins in the gut—a claim made by Hippocrates, the father of medicine, more than 2000 years ago—she brings together cutting-edge research, firsthand accounts from her online community, and her personal healing story to highlight the links between an imbalanced microbiome and a host of ailments, including high blood pressure, allergies, depression, autism, IBS, and so many more. Then she puts the power in your hands, teaching you how to bring three potent probiotic foods—kefir, kombucha, and cultured vegetables—into your diet. Following the advice in these pages, along with her 21-day program, you can easily (and deliciously!) flood your system with billions of good bacteria, which will balance your body and allow it to heal naturally. In this book, you’ll find:Step-by-step instructions on how to make basic kefir, kombucha, and cultured vegetablesMore than 100 tasty, easy-to-make recipes, from smoothies to desserts, that feature probiotic foodsA three-week program with day-by-day instructions on gathering supplies and ingredients, and making and eating cultured foodsHelpful answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about culturingHints and tips about how to easily incorporate cultured foods into your lifeExciting information on the probiotic-enhancing properties of prebiotic foods, such as apples, broccoli, onions, squash, brussels sprouts, and honey Cultured Food for Health takes the fear out of fermentation so you can heal your gut and experience the energy, health, and vitality that are available when your body is working as it’s meant to. So join Donna today, and learn to love the food that loves you back!



Fermented Foods for Health

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ISBN: 9781610587440
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Number of pages: 208
Author: Deirdre Rawlings
Publisher: Fair Winds Press

Download and read online Fermented Foods for Health in PDF and EPUB Fermented foods have shown to be beneficial for a number of health conditions including candida overgrowth, IBS and digestive difficulties, sugar/carb cravings, and other inflammatory disorders. What’s more, science is starting to show that our modern lifestyle of completely eschewing bacteria via pasteurized foods, hand sanitizers, disinfectants, and antibiotics is actually making us more, not less, susceptible to illness and allergies. Regular inclusion of fermented foods in the diet naturally combats bad bacteria and strengthens the immune system. Fermented Foods for Health includes meal plans of fermented foods for addressing specific ailments and repairing the metabolism. Seventy-five delicious recipes show readers how to ferment everything from meats to vegetables, fruits, and dairy—and how to utilize each of them for specific health benefits such as balancing the body's PH, increasing enzyme production, and strengthening immunity.


The Probiotics Revolution

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ISBN: 9780553384192
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 412
Author: Gary B. Huffnagle
Publisher: Bantam

Download and read online The Probiotics Revolution in PDF and EPUB Explains how to use common probiotic and prebiotic foods and supplements to naturally restore the body's healthy balance, enhance immunity, and curb inflammation, discussing their potential role in preventing and treating allergies, yeast infections, asthma, chronic bowel diseases, and other ailments. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.


Bacteria for Breakfast

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ISBN: 9781412009256
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 319
Author: Kelly Dowhower Karpa
Publisher: Trafford Publishing

Download and read online Bacteria for Breakfast in PDF and EPUB Inside our digestive tracts, trillions of bacteria have taken up residence. These bacteria need us and we need them to survive. It's a symbiotic relationship we have with these parasites. Although we don't often think about it, the bacteria that live within us help digest our foods, protect us from disease, and improve immune functions. Without bacteria, we would not survive very long. Unfortunately, many of us suffer from illnesses related to an imbalance of these gastrointestinal bacteria- illnesses caused by too many aggressive bacteria and too few defensive, "healthy" ones. Allergies, eczema,vaginal and urinary tract infections, diarrhea, and inflammatory bowel disease are just a handful of the medical conditions now known to arise when unhealthy bacteria ovegrow and outnumber the healthy ones in our gastrointestinal tracts. Fortunately, probiotics provide us with an easy way to put things back into balance again. A probiotic is any product that contains enough live microorganisms to bring about beneficial health effects. Essentially, probiotics are healthy bacteria- healthy bacteria that are easily ingested and help to restore the balance inside our digestive system. In this book, we will find out just why we need these bacteria and explore which probiotics, according to current scientific and medical research, are most effective for treating a variety of health concerns.


Happy Gut

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ISBN: 9780062362186
Release Date: 2015-12-29
Number of pages: 432
Author: Vincent Pedre
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Happy Gut in PDF and EPUB Following the success of the bestselling Clean Gut and Wheat Belly comes this essential guide to improving digestive health from an expert in functional medicine—who reveals why everything that ails us, from fatigue to weight gain to bloating and bad skin, can be traced back to the gut, and shares his cleansing plan to help us reclaim our health. Dr. Vincent Pedre understands gut problems firsthand. He suffered from IBS for years before becoming an expert in functional medicine and learning how to heal his body from the inside. Dr. Pedre used his own experience to develop The Gut C.A.R.E. Program—an approach that draws from both Western and Eastern methodologies, combining integrative and functional medicine—that has a proven success record in his private practice in New York. Now, for the first time, Dr. Pedre makes his revolutionary plan for health and wellness available to everyone. Happy Gut takes readers step-by-step through Gut C.A.R.E.—Cleanse, Activate, Restore, and Enhance—which eliminates food triggers, clears the gut of unfriendly pathogens, and replaces them with healthy probiotics and nutrients that repair and heal the gut. Rather than masking symptoms with medication, he shows us how to address the problem at its core to restore the gastrointestinal system to its proper functioning state. By fixing problems in the gut, followers of Dr. Pedre’s program have found that their other health woes are also cured and have lost weight, gained energy, and improved seemingly unrelated issues, such as seasonal allergies, in addition to eliminating their chronic muscle and abdominal pain. Complete with recipes and meal plans including gluten-free, low-fat, and vegetarian options, a 28-day gut cleanse, yoga postures to help digestion, and testimonials from many of his patients, Happy Gut will help you feel better and eliminate gut issues for life.


The Gut Makeover

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ISBN: 9781784297732
Release Date: 2015-12-31
Number of pages: 256
Author: Jeannette Hyde
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online The Gut Makeover in PDF and EPUB 'LIFE-CHANGING. THE MOST PRACTICAL GUT GUIDE.' Dr Rangan Chatterjee of BBC1's Doctor in the House Transform your body with this 4-week health plan for a healthier mind and body. This is more than another fad diet. This is a lifestyle you'll want to adopt for life. Revolutionary new science has shown that the state of our gut is central to our weight, health, immune system and mood. Packed with easy-to-follow advice, the latest science, meal plans and delicious recipes, The Gut Makeover is a radical new approach to eating and living. The Gut Makeover is the only book you'll need to control your weight, improve your skin, sleep better, lift your spirits, and strengthen your immune system for good. 'I dropped a dress size. I feel mentally clearer, far less emotional, have got rid of an ongoing chest infection and sleep better on a regular basis than I have in months. So much so that a few months later I'm still eating according to the plan, which doesn't feel like a hassle at all.' The Times


Cultured Food for Life

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ISBN: 1401942822
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 221
Author: Donna Schwenk
Publisher: Hay House Incorporated

Download and read online Cultured Food for Life in PDF and EPUB Donna Schwenk's world changed when she discovered cultured foods. After a difficult pregnancy and various health problems, she became determined to find answers to what ailed her. And in her quest, she came across the ancient art of home fermentation, a food preparation technique that supercharges everyday foods with beneficial bacteria to balance your digestive system, and vitamins and minerals to enhance your overall health. This simple, natural process has been used for thousands of years to create everything from drinks like kefir and kombucha to foods like kimchi and pickles. After incorporating fermented foods into her life, Donna began to experience a vitality that she had never known. And then she was hooked! She started a new life as a teacher and writer, blogging on her website culturedfoodlife.com, in an effort to bring the beautiful world of fermented foods to as many people as possible. She now works with thousands of people to open the door to a world of foods that can help improve an array of health problems including high blood pressure, diabetes, allergies, acne, hypertension, asthma, and irritable bowel syndrome. In Cultured Food for Life Donna brings this same information to you and shows you that preparing and eating cultured foods is easy, fun, and delicious! After speaking to the science behind the healing power of probiotic foods and telling the astonishing story of how she healed herself and her family, Schwenk walks you, step by step, through the basic preparation techniques for kefir, kombucha, cultured vegetables, and sprouted flour, plus more than 135 recipes that use these foods to create dishes to please any palate. With recipes like Herbed Omelet with Kefir Hollandaise Sauce,Sprouted Ginger Scones with Peaches and Kefir Cream,Kefir Veggie Sprouted Pizza, Apple Sauerkraut, and Brownie Cupcakes with Kefir Frosting, along with inspirational stories from Donna's family and friends, you'll learn everything you want to know about a diet that's as tasty as it is healthy.


Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health

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ISBN: 9780080958545
Release Date: 2010-04-06
Number of pages: 638
Author: Ronald Ross Watson
Publisher: Academic Press

Download and read online Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health in PDF and EPUB Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion: Probiotics and Prebiotics brings together experts working on the different aspects of supplementation, foods, and bacterial preparations, in health promotion and disease prevention, to provide current scientific information, as well as providing a framework upon which to build clinical disease treatment studies. Since common dietary bacterial preparations are over-the-counter and readily available, this book will be useful to the growing nutrition, food science, and natural product community that will use it as a resource in identifying dietary behavioral modifications in pursuit of improved health as well as for treatment of specific disease, as it focuses on the growing body of knowledge of the role of various bacteria in reducing disease risk and disease. Probiotics are now a multi-billion-dollar, dietary supplement business which is built upon extremely little research data. In order to follow the 1994 ruling, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with the support of Congress is currently pushing this industry to base its claims and products on scientific research. Research as shown that dietary habits need to be altered for most people whether for continued or improved good health. The conclusions and recommendations from the various chapters in this book will provide a basis for those important factors of change by industry with new uses. Animal studies and early clinical ones will lead to new uses and studies. Particularly the cutting edge experimental and clinical studies from Europe will provide novel approaches to clinical uses through their innovative new studies. Feature: Heavy emphasis on clinical applications (benefits and/or lack thereof) as well as future biomedical therapeutic uses identified in animal model studies Benefits: Focused on therapies and data supporting them for application in clinical medicine as complementary and alternative medicines Feature: Key insights into gut flora and the potential health benefits thereof. Benefit: Health scientists and nutritionists will use this information to map out key areas of research. Food scientists will use it in product development. Feature:Information on pre-and probiotics as important sources of micro-and macronutrients Benefit: Aids in the development of methods of bio-modification of dietary plant molecules for health promotion. Feature: Coverage of a broad range of bacterial consituents Benefits: Nutritionists will use the information to identify which of these constituents should be used as dietary supplements based on health status of an individual Feature: Science-based information on the health promoting characteristics of pre-and probiotics Benefits: Provides defense of food selections for individual consumption based on health needs and current status Feature: Diverse international authoring team experienced in studying prebiotics and probiotics for medical practice Benefits: Unusally broad range of experiences and newly completed clinical and animal studies provides extended access to latest information


Probiotic and Prebiotic Recipes for Health

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ISBN: 9781616734367
Release Date: 2008-05-01
Number of pages: 224
Author: Tracy Olgeaty Gensler
Publisher: Fair Winds Press

Download and read online Probiotic and Prebiotic Recipes for Health in PDF and EPUB The first cookbook on this hot health topic Trillions of bacteria naturally occur in the intestines, and most help protect the body from disease. These protective bacteria are called probiotics. Foods that nourish these "good" bacteria are called prebiotics. A number of factors can upset the balance between the levels of "good" and "bad" bacteria. There is evidence that consuming foods that are rich in "good" bacteria as well as foods that nourish these bacteria may help maintain a healthy balance of bacteria in the intestines and help improve health and fight certain diseases, like heart disease and cancer. This cookbook is organized by prebiotic and probiotic food recipes. Each of the 100 tasty recipes include instructions for properly cooking and storing food to preserve optimal levels of good bacteria.


Brain Maker

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ISBN: 9780316380089
Release Date: 2015-04-28
Number of pages: 320
Author: David Perlmutter
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Brain Maker in PDF and EPUB The bestselling author of Grain Brain uncovers the powerful role of gut bacteria in determining your brain's destiny. Debilitating brain disorders are on the rise-from children diagnosed with autism and ADHD to adults developing dementia at younger ages than ever before. But a medical revolution is underway that can solve this problem: Astonishing new research is revealing that the health of your brain is, to an extraordinary degree, dictated by the state of your microbiome - the vast population of organisms that live in your body and outnumber your own cells ten to one. What's taking place in your intestines today is determining your risk for any number of brain-related conditions. In BRAIN MAKER, Dr. Perlmutter explains the potent interplay between intestinal microbes and the brain, describing how the microbiome develops from birth and evolves based on lifestyle choices, how it can become "sick," and how nurturing gut health through a few easy strategies can alter your brain's destiny for the better. With simple dietary recommendations and a highly practical program of six steps to improving gut ecology, BRAIN MAKER opens the door to unprecedented brain health potential.