Your purchase helps support NPR programming. With respect to food, bioavailability means body ready: Cooking usually unlocks vitamins from the ber in vegetables, and less cooking is usually better. So why would you grab a burger while running through an airport or eat a hot dog while sitting in front of the tube? And it’s not just vegetables. Read this chapter to hone your skills. Staying Young and YOU:

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Flavonoids are brilliant antioxidant compounds in vegetables that give them their fabulous colors and activate your DNA repair system, helping to protect you from cancer. Now that you understand the basic concepts of nutrition and bioavailability, I’ll explain the three factors you can use to maximize your food’s bioavailability:.

Save that water and use it to make soup or cook pasta. You keep the nutrients when you steam.

pdc Some people eat a healthy diet and die at fty; others eat that same diet and thrive past one hundred. You know that if you ate more fruits and vegetables, you’d be healthier.

ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine

Read it Forward Read it first. Researchers recently looked at data from the USDA from and on the nutrient content of forty-three different crops of fruits and vegetables. Cooking usually unlocks vitamins from the ber in vegetables, and less cooking is usually better.


chefmds big book of culinary medicine pdf

Apr 29, ISBN Say it’s a beautiful summer day and you stop by your local farmers’ market to pick up a watermelon. I guess then we’d call them stick sh. Bpok The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. La Puma serves up a step-by-step eight-week plan to motivate you and help you change your life.

chefmds big book of culinary medicine pdf

And here’s a little bonus. Use full-fat dressings or add a bit of healthy fat avocado, walnuts, almonds, olives to your salad. But the amazing thing is that food can tell your genes what to do, and with culinsry bioavailability, you can get even more from what you eat-no matter what your genes.

Let me give you some examples. The twenty- rst-century chicken also had more than twice as much fat and a third more calories. Book excerpts are provided by the publisher and may contain language some find offensive.

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Most of us were too busy passing notes or throwing spitballs to pay attention when they taught us nutrition in grade school, so you may not remember that there are only six types of nutrients: If it was great sex, culinaary not.

The foods we eat affect our bodies for good or for bad.

Stay in Touch Sign up. Cantaloupe, kiwi, and pineapple seem particularly prone to vitamin C loss when precut. However, there are also literally thousands of compounds in food that are not technically nutrients.


Here’s bih example of how to maximize the body-readiness of vitamin C in your fruit.

Now that you’re a grown up, your brussels sprouts probably still get left behind on the plate, and the last piece of fruit you had was the maraschino cherry out of a mai tai. John La Puma has just the person for the job—you!

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Since when do chickens have ngers? We don’t know the precise reason for this decline in nutrition over the past decades. You get it home and you kind of wish the watermelon were cold, but you don’t want to wait for it to cool down in the refrigerator. Praise “John taught me how to cook and how to make healthy food taste terrific. Bioavailability is a word borrowed from pharmacology, the study of drugs and their effects on the body.

chefmds big book of culinary medicine pdf

Ov this engaging book, he shows us that healthy food can be both good for you and bring delicious pleasure to our lives. Learn how to eat well and feel well at the same time. You can live well—and long—with his guidance.