Eat Right for Your Sight
Simple, Tasty Recipes that Help Reduce the Risk of Vision Loss from Macular Degeneration
The Bad News: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of central vision loss in adults over the age of fifty. It can wreak havoc on the ability to see faces, read, drive, and move about safely. Millions of people are at risk, and we still don’t have a cure.
The Good News: The latest research suggests that healthy lifestyle choices, including a diet rich in lutein, zeaxanthin, and other key nutrients, can delay the onset and progress of AMD. Eat Right for Your Sight provides a delicious way to add the best ingredients for eye health to every meal of the day. Feast your eyes on these appealing recipes:
- Sweet Pea Guacamole
- Chicken-Vegetable Noodle Bowls
- Garlic-Lime Pork Chops
- Carrot-Ginger Juice . . . and more!
With Recipes from Lidia Bastianich, Ina Garten, Jacques Pépin , Alice Waters, Andrew Weil, MD, and other superstars of healthy cooking.
Praise For Eat Right for Your Sight: Simple, Tasty Recipes that Help Reduce the Risk of Vision Loss from Macular Degeneration…
“Eat Right for Your Sight is a beautifully illustrated, 240 page compendium comprise of palate pleasing, appetite satisfying, nutritionally enhanced dishes that would be appropriate for any and all dining occasions—and have the additional benefit of being impressive sources of the kinds of nutrients that healthy eyes and eyesight require.”—Midwest Book Review
“I often call my medical thrillers ‘Cook Books,’ but Eat Right for Your Sight is a wonderful real one that proves Benjamin Franklin’s adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!”
—Robin Cook, MD, best-selling author and physician
“This isn’t just a cookbook for eye health, it’s a blueprint for healthy eating in general. I love all the nutrition tips: combine spinach and strawberries to maximize your iron absorption; add roasted squash to hummus puree to boost your vitamin A intake. And it really should be called Eat Right Tonight. There are so many dishes I want to make right now. Grilled Oysters. Pumpkin Pappardelle. Pear and Raspberry Galette. If this is health food, I want to see the light!”
—David Joachim, author of Cooking Light Global Kitchen and collaborator on more than 40 other cookbooks
The Experiment, 9781615192496, 240pp.
Publication Date: February 24, 2015
About the Author
Jennifer Trainer Thompson is the author of 18 books, including Fresh Fish, The Fresh Egg Cookbook, and Hot Sauce! Nominated for three James Beard Awards, she has been featured in Martha Stewart Living and Coastal Living magazines, and she has written for Yankee, Travel & Leisure, the Boston Globe, and the New York Times, among other publications. Thompson is the chef/creator of Jump Up and Kiss Me, an all-natural line of spicy foods. She splits her time between the Berkshires and Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts.