ChefMD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine

A Food Lover's Road Map to: Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, Getting Really Healthy

By John La Puma; Rebecca Powell Marx
(Harmony, Paperback, 9780307394637, 320pp.)

Publication Date: April 7, 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Doctor, What Do I Eat for That–and How Do I Make It Taste Really Good?

Respected physician and trained chef Dr. John La Puma answers those questions and more in this revolutionary book. In it, he offers you “culinary medicine” the art of cooking blended with the science of medicine. The result? Restaurant-quality recipes, foods, and meals that can reverse the process of disease.

Use ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine to:

• Discover what and how to eat for forty health conditions–from ADD and Alzheimer’s to rheumatoid arthritis and ulcers
• Build a “culinary medicine chest” with fifty amazing foods that prevent or control common health conditions
• Conquer fatigue, supercharge your immune system, and look and feel younger
• Get the most nutrition from the foods you eat
• Find the ChefMD Essentials–thirty-six healthful and flavorful brand-name foods in boxes, bags, and cans
• Fall in love with food again with fifty easy ChefMD recipes–guilt free!

Eat and cook the ChefMD way and discover just how easy, simple, and delicious a healthy life can be.





About the Author

JOHN LA PUMA, M.D., is the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The RealAge Diet and Cooking the RealAge Way, the host of ChefMD on television, and the director of the Santa Barbara Institute for Medical Nutrition and Healthy Weight in Santa Barbara, California.

REBECCA POWELL MARX is a writer and television producer and a 2007 and 2008 International Health and Media FREDDIE award winner.




Praise For ChefMD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine

"John taught me how to cook and how to make healthy food taste terrific. Get this book and he'll share that brilliant wisdom and practical advice with you. Your body and your taste buds will thank you for it."
— Michael Roizen, M.D., Chief Wellness Officer of the Cleveland Clinic and coauthor of four #1 New York Times Bestsellers, including YOU: Staying Young

“Dr. La Puma brings to your table a rare combination of medical experience and culinary skills. Anyone’s health and meals will both benefit by reading this book.”
—Walter C. Willet, M.D., Chair, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health

"Through the culinary wizardry of Dr. John La Puma, not even your taste buds will know that you're eating 'good for you' food. You can live well--and long--with his guidance."
—Mehmet Oz, M.D., Author of YOU: Staying Young and YOU: The Owner's Manual

“Every one of us has an internal doctor, a natural inner leader, that can keep us healthy. Dr. La Puma teaches you how to eat the right food so your inner doctor can do its work. Learn how to eat well and feel well at the same time. “
—Jack Canfield Co-author of the Chicken Soup for the Body and Soul®

"John La Puma has a way of bringing the science and pleasures that should come from healthy eating together on the same plate. As a fascinating blend of both chef and physician, his passion and talent come through with practical and enticing tips on how to shop, cook, and eat. In this engaging book, he shows us that healthy food can be both good for you and bring delicious pleasure to our lives."
—Jesse Ziff Cool, Author, Restauranteur, and Advocate of Sustainable Agriculture

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