Fermented Foods for Health

Fermented Foods for Health Author Deirdre Rawlings
ISBN-10 9781610587440
Release 2013-06-01
Pages 208
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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 Healthy Probiotic Diet

The Healthy Probiotic Diet Author R. J. Ruppenthal
ISBN-10 9781629143002
Release 2014-04-15
Pages 256
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From sauerkraut to kombucha, homemade fermented foods and drinks are the latest health trend. Probiotic drinks and fermented foods pack a powerful dose of live cultures that many people credit for improved digestion, immunity, and skin health. With more than fifty recipes, The Healthy Probiotic Power Diet will show you how to make delicious meals and beverages in your own home to make them part of your everyday diet. Probiotic drinks are made by adding cultures to base ingredients such as milk, sweet tea, or fruit juice, while fermented foods can be made by culturing vegetables, grains, beans, and other foods. Both add enzymes, B vitamins, and protein to your diet, while tasting delicious. R. J. Ruppenthal explains the benefits and includes simple, tasty recipes for: - Kombucha and ginger beer - Yogurt, cottage cheese, chèvre, and gouda cheeses - Kefir, yogurt, and smoothies - Green drinks and natural energy drinks - Naturally fermented ciders and sodas - Sauerkraut, kimchi, and natural pickles - Simple and delicious probiotic dishes, including corn salsa, dolmas, kimchi noodles, chocolate pudding, and hummus Probiotic drinks and foods can help you lose weight, nourish your body, boost energy, and improve overall health. With quick and easy recipes, The Healthy Probiotic Power Diet will show you the way to a healthier lifestyle, while helping you save money over the high cost of these popular items.



Cultured Food for Life

Cultured Food for Life Author Donna Schwenk
ISBN-10 1401942822
Release 2013
Pages 221
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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.



Fermented Foods for Vitality and Health

Fermented Foods for Vitality and Health Author Dunja Gulin
ISBN-10 1849756074
Release 2015-03-01
Pages 160
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For thousands of years, people have been making naturally fermented vegetables, fruits, dairy products, and ales. Japanese cuisine features many fermented foods, such as umeboshi (pickled plum), miso and natt?, which are both made using fermented soy beans. In South Korea, live cultured cabbage, or kimchi, is a culinary mainstay and is spreading far and wide. Sourdough bread, made from naturally fermented dough is now coveted across the world. These fermented foods transform sugars and carbohydrates into probioticve powerhouses, containing friendly bacteria that help to maintain a healthy digestive tract. This can help increase energy levels, stabilize blood pressure, improve sleeping patterns, and lead to healthier, radiant-looking skin. Creative chef, teacher, and health-food expert Dunja Gulin presents over 60 tantalizing ways to introduce fermented foods to your everyday diet. Start the day with Banana and Blueberry Kefir Muffins or Comforting Cacao Oatmeal. Lunch & Dinner ideas include Probiotic Gazpacho and Egyptian-inspired Rice and Lentil Stew. Try Red Lentil Dosas and Pesto Focaccia in the Breads & Pancakes section and Turmeric and Chile Kimchi in Condiments, Dressings, & Dips. There are also health-boosting Probiotic Drinks, while Something Sweet provides recipes that will delight and surprise, like Sweet Cinnamon & Yogurt Scones.



Probiotics for Health

Probiotics for Health Author Jo A. Panyko
ISBN-10 9781507204276
Release 2017-08
Pages 144
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"Discover the many ways probiotics can transform your health, beauty, and overall wellness in this informative new guide. With Probiotics for Health, you will discover all the benefits that these good bacteria can bring from weight loss to better skin to a better immune system--without dangerous chemicals or costly procedures"--



Fermenting Food for Healthy Eating

Fermenting Food for Healthy Eating Author Catherine Atkinson
ISBN-10 9781472140500
Release 2017-11-23
Pages 176
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This book shows how probiotics can improve your health through fermented food and how to make them yourself. Fermented foods - kefir, kimchi and kombucha, to name just a few - are flooding the supermarket shelves but can be costly to buy. Discover the astonishing nutritional benefits of fermented foods and drinks, how easy they are to make at home and how to incorporate them into everyday eating. This book is for those who are new to fermented food as well as those who want to expand their repertoire.



Clean Green Eats

Clean Green Eats Author Candice Kumai
ISBN-10 9780062388742
Release 2015-06-23
Pages 304
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Clean up your diet and look and feel better than ever with this simple, beautiful cookbook featuring more than 100 recipes that make it easy and delicious to eat clean and green. We all know we should eat more green foods, but after a few variations on the same salad, juice or smoothie, it’s easy to run out of ideas that excite our taste buds. In Clean Green Eats, celebrity chef Candice Kumai offers an answer to that dilemma, offering more than 100 simple, unique and delicious recipes made from whole foods packed with of nutrients that will help you lose weight, detox, and look amazing. All of her recipes are effortlessly gluten free (no complicated ingredients required!) and while a plant-based diet is the focus, the idea of “meat as a treat”—eating high-quality, sensible portions of animal protein—is also central to her plan. Clean Green Eats kicks off with Candice’s one week cleanse, which includes juices, smoothies, and simple meals, and continues with a six-week plan to develop healthy practices that will last a lifetime. There’s no deprivation with Candice’s delicious drinks, breakfasts, snacks, soups, salads, sides, mains, and desserts. Start your day with a Coconut Almond Green Smooth or Cinnamon-Spiced Granola. For lunch, fill up on Farro, Edamame, and Pea Salad. Whip up Asian Ginger Garlic Steak Salad, Superfood Curry Salmon Salad, or Chili Lime Shrimp Tostadas for a delicious dinner. For a fabulous finale, she includes desserts like Vegan Dark-Chocolate Avocado Cake and Banana Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ‘Ice Cream.’ Banish the processed food, sugar, and carb habits that lead to fatigue, belly bloat, poor digestion, and constant cravings—let Clean Green Eats help you look and feel better than ever, no deprivation required!



Brain Maker

Brain Maker Author David Perlmutter
ISBN-10 9780316380089
Release 2015-04-28
Pages 320
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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.



Fermentation for Beginners The Step by Step Guide to Fermentation and Probiotic Foods

Fermentation for Beginners  The Step by Step Guide to Fermentation and Probiotic Foods Author Drakes Press
ISBN-10 9781623153069
Release 2013-12-02
Pages 144
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WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER Fermented foods are a delicious and rich source of nourishment. Many of our favorite everyday foods like beer, wine, cheese, bread, and yogurt, or beloved family traditions like sauerkraut, corned beef, and kimchi, are the result of fermentation. Besides adding complexity and flavor to many foods, fermentation is also proven to add amazing health benefits--from promoting healthy digestion to allowing our body to fully absorb the necessary nutrients in our food. However, many beginners are skittish about starting the process of fermentation for the first time. With straightforward guides, delicious recipes, and step-by-step instructions, Fermentation for Beginners takes the stress out of at-home fermentation. Whether you are trying fermentation to improve your health, or just want to explore this time-tested culinary skill, Fermentation for Beginners will be your guide to the art of fermentation and the science of probiotic foods. Fermentation for Beginners will show you how and why to ferment your own foods, with: • 60 delicious fermentation recipes, from pickles to yogurt to sourdough bread to wine • 13 key ingredients for fermentation • 9 top health reasons to eat probiotic foods • Step-by-step instructions for safe and effective fermentation • Overview of the science behind fermentation • Tips on starting your home fermentation laboratory With the right combination of microbes and a little skill, Fermentation for Beginners will give you all the tools you need to start fermenting your own foods right away.



The Microbiome Diet

The Microbiome Diet Author Raphael Kellman
ISBN-10 9780738217666
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 272
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Cutting-edge science has shown that the microbiome is the secret to healthy weight loss and to feeling healthy, energized, optimistic, and at the top of your game. The microbiome is a whole inner world that lives within your intestines—trillions of tiny microbes that help you extract the nutrients from your food, balance your mood, and sharpen your clarity and focus. These beneficial bacteria make up a separate ecology within the body and have an enormous influence on your metabolism, your hormones, your cravings—even your genes. The microbiome's health is intimately involved with yours: when it flourishes, you flourish. When it craves sugar, so do you. When it operates at peak efficiency, so does your metabolism. And when your microbiome is out of balance, you might find yourself gaining weight or unable to lose weight, no matter how much you exercise or how carefully you eat. To achieve your ideal weight, you need the help of your microbiome. Now, drawing from nearly two decades of experience as a specialist in functional medicine and intestinal health, Raphael Kellman, MD, has developed the first diet based upon on these scientific breakthroughs. The Microbiome Diet offers an effective three-phase plan to heal your gut, reset your metabolism, and achieve dramatic, sustainable weight loss. The Microbiome Diet will help you... Reset your metabolism Free yourself from food cravings and uncontrollable appetite Incorporate prebiotics, probiotics, and healing foods into every meal Lose weight—and keep it off—with a nonrestrictive life plan With delicious recipes, convenient meal plans, and helpful information on Microbiome Superfoods and Supersupplements—including prebiotics and probiotics—The Microbiome Diet gives you the tools to achieve your healthy weight, boost your mood, regain your mental focus, and be in your best shape for life.



Good Gut Bugs

Good Gut Bugs Author Kathryn Marsden
ISBN-10 9780748125029
Release 2010-09-02
Pages 320
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Did you know that there are more bacteria in your gut than the total number of cells in your body? Do you know why the good bacteria - or probiotics - are good for you and how they can benefit many aspects of your health? Do you know that by following a different diet or by taking safe and effective probiotic supplements you can increase the number of good bugs in your body, with amazing results? Probiotic supplements are on their way to becoming the 21st century must-have for maintaining good health. In GOOD GUT BUGS Kathryn Marsden explains that we need good bacteria to avoid, or overcome, conditions caused by bad bacteria. Writing in an accessible, lively style she reveals what probiotics do, how they work, and how simple dietary changes can allow you to benefit from them. Discover how probiotics will help you avoid MRSA, lower your cholesterol, improve the digestion, boost your immune system, calm the side effects of antibiotics, control and limit the growth of yeasts and parasites, treat constipation and ease IBS.



Foods that Fight Fibromyalgia

Foods that Fight Fibromyalgia Author Deirdre Rawlings
ISBN-10 9781610586320
Release 2012-10-01
Pages 256
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If you are one of the 6 million people suffering from fibromyalgia, what you put on your plate can make or break your health. Featuring the most up-to-date nutritional research currently available, Foods that Fight Fibromyalgia provides you with nutritional guidelines and 100 recipes that will put you on the road to recovery. This updated edition of Food That Helps Win the Battle Against Fibromyalgia includes new information on the link between food allergies and fibromyalgia, how to use nutrition to balance neurotransmitters for less pain and depression, and food combining for optimal nutrition. In addition, Foods that Fight Fibromyalgia includes new and updated recipes that have been precisely developed to include the specific nutrients needed to bolster immunity and fight fatigue, depression, pain, and “brain fog.”



Cultured Food for Health

Cultured Food for Health Author Donna Schwenk
ISBN-10 9781401947897
Release 2015-11-03
Pages 248
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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!



Making Sauerkraut and Pickled Vegetables at Home

Making Sauerkraut and Pickled Vegetables at Home Author Klaus Kaufmann
ISBN-10 155312037X
Release 2007
Pages 64
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With this book, discover the simple remedies and healing agents found in lactic acid-fermented foods. Step-by-step recipes will guide you, the modern reader, through centuries-old methods. Book jacket.



The Cultured Cook

The Cultured Cook Author Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD
ISBN-10 9781608684854
Release 2017-08-15
Pages 224
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Transform Everyday Foods into Mouth-Watering Superfoods Detailing everything you need to begin fermenting in your home kitchen, The Cultured Cook offers recipes and tips for making vegan, gluten-free foods even better for you. From delicious plant-based yogurt and cheese, to basics such as sauerkraut, pickles, and kombucha, to tempting desserts — even ice cream! — you’ll discover ways to add fermented foods to every meal. Your body will enjoy the benefits of probiotics, as well as the increasingly recognized prebiotics, to supercharge your health.



The Probiotics Revolution

The Probiotics Revolution Author Gary B. Huffnagle
ISBN-10 9780553903799
Release 2007-05-29
Pages 432
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If the thought of bacteria conjures images of germs that should be avoided at all costs—and certainly not ingested—think again! Some friendly bacteria, called probiotics, are not only beneficial to your health, they’re essential. Now an internationally recognized scientist at a top U.S. medical school—one of the leading researchers in the field—sheds light on the extraordinary benefits of these natural health superstars. Thanks to an explosion of research in recent years, one thing is clear: probiotics, the healthy bacteria that inhabit the digestive tract, are the body’s silent partners for good health, optimizing the power of the immune system to fight disease and the “bad” germs we fear. But how do they work? And in the face of factors like stress and poor diet, which decrease their numbers, how do you keep your supply well stocked? Here is an up-to-the-minute, highly accessible guide to probiotics and the foods and supplements that contain and support them—many of which may be in your diet already. Discover: The key role of probiotics and prebiotics in restoring healthy balance to our bodies, improving immune system functioning, and curbing inflammation How to use probiotic foods and supplements to prevent and relieve allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, yeast infections, and the negative side effects of antibiotic use New evidence that probiotics may help fight asthma, cardiovascular disease, breast and colon cancer, autoimmune diseases, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia—and even obesity Natural sources of prebiotics, the nutrients that help make the digestive tract more hospitable for probiotic bacteria The Probiotics Revolution also includes a step-by-step plan for incorporating the many food sources of probiotics and prebiotics into your diet, a complete buyer’s guide to probiotic supplements, and how to introduce probiotics to your family and children. From the Hardcover edition.



Real Food Fermentation

Real Food Fermentation Author Alex Lewin
ISBN-10 9781610584173
Release 2012-07-01
Pages 176
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Preserve your favorite foods through every season with Real Food Fermentation. Control your own ingredients, techniques, and additives. Learn a practical food-preparation skill you’ll use again and again. And express yourself by making something unique and whole. Inside, you’ll find: —All the basics: the process, the tools, and how to get started —A guide to choosing the right ingredients —Sauerkraut and beyond—how to ferment vegetables, including slaw-style, pickles, and kimchi —How to ferment dairy into yogurt, kefir, crème fraîche, and butter —How to ferment fruits, from lemons to tomatoes, and how to serve them —How to ferment your own beverages, including mead, kombucha, vinegar, and ginger ale —A primer on fermented meat, fish, soy, bread, and more —Everything you need to know about why the recipes work, why they are safe, what to do if they go wrong, and how to modify them to suit your taste