New cooking books for August

This month’s recent picks’ focus is on healthy eating.

Syndetics book coverEat to Stay Young : ingredients & recipes to rejuvenate your body & mind / Gill Paul ; nutritionist: Karen Sullivan
“Growing older is natural, but eating the right foods can slow the process down and keep your body’s stores of age-fighting nutrients topped up. Featured in this book are the key foods that have been proven to increase the feeling of youthfulness in our minds and bodies – cranberries, aubergines, guava, tuna and cinnamon to name a few. A clever problem-solver helps you choose the ingredients that address your symptoms, whether thinning hair, dry skin, poor circulation, joint pain or forgetfulness. With over 60 easy-to-follow, quick-to-prepare, completely delicious recipes and weekly meal planners, Eat To Stay Young is the perfect way to turn back the clock and achieve optimum health.” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverSuper Food for Superchildren / Professor Tim Noakes, Jonno Proudfoot, Bridget Surtees.
“There is so much dietary advice out there, much of it conflicting, that it can be difficult for busy parents to make sense of it all. Medical doctor and sports scientist, Professor Tim Noakes, chef and long-distance swimmer, Jonno Proudfoot, and dietitian Bridget Surtees, a specialist in paediatric nutrition, cut through the clamour to provide clear, proven guidelines and simple, delicious recipes to feed your family well, inexpensively and without fuss.” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverNo Salt Cookbook / Emily George.
The No Salt Cookbook is full of delicious recipes that use herbs and spices to add texture without compromising on taste. If you are following a low-sodium diet for health reasons, or you simply want to cut down on your salt intake, you’ll find the recipes in The No Salt Cookbook easy to make, nutritious and delicious. Based on the known benefits of the Mediterranean style of cooking, you’ll love the traditional Italian dishes, Portuguese style chicken and delicious desserts.” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverGo With Your Gut : the insider’s guide to banish the bloat with 75 digestion-friendly recipes / Robyn Youkilis ; photography by Ellen Silverman.
“When nutritionist Robyn Youkilis began her health coaching practice, she quickly realized that the vast majority of complaints she heard from clients were about their digestion: if your digestive system isn’t functioning properly, you can gain weight and suffer from fatigue, insomnia, bloating, indigestion and IBS. This exciting new book helps you to change your relationship with food and your body by focusing on what your symptoms are telling you and building new habits into daily life at a manageable pace….Robyn shares more than 75 delicious yet simple recipes to help you on that path. Go With Your Gut will help you become your healthiest self.” (Book Jacket)

Syndetics book coverWholefood From the Ground Up / Jude Blereau.
“More than 120 delicious wholefood recipes and packed with advice on how to build your wholefood pantry from scratch, from Australia’s most authoritative, long-established wholefood advocate, Jude Blereau.” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverSouping / Alison Velázquez.
Souping is packed with over 100 delicious and incredibly healthy hot and cold soup recipes that can be eaten on the go, along with unique cleansing programs for losing weight, detoxifying the body, improving hair and skin, boosting immunity, increasing energy and improving overall health. Follow step-by-step instructions for making and storing each soup, plus each recipe includes full nutritional information and an explanation of the key health benefits. Souping is a new way to cleanse and detoxify your body… Souping is a more satisfying and healthier way to cleanse and detoxify the body, lose weight, boost energy and much more.” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverThe Magic of Broths : 60 great recipes for healing broths and stocks, and how to make them / Nick Sandler ; photography by Ali Allen ; illustrations by Ruth Ferrier.
“Nick Sandler guides you through bone broths with creative recipes that are both good for you and deliciously tasty. Broth is split into 6 sections covering Beef, Pork, Chicken & Duck, Fish, Veggie Broths and Steamboats. Broths are great for everyday eating, both at home and on the move, and Nick makes these nutritionally beneficial recipes accessible for the home cook. Comfort recipes such as Pork Fritters in Broth or Chicken Minestrone will satisfy any appetite, while more exotic recipes such as Pho or Korean Red Pepper and Shredded Pork provide a more adventurous challenge.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverThe Sirt Diet Cookbook : the new superfoods that will help you lose weight fast / Jacqueline Whitehart.
“The SIRT Diet shows how to incorporate tasty SIRT superfoods into your daily routine and how these foods can help burn fat, increase muscle definition and boost health. Best selling diet expert Jacqueline Whitehart presents a selection of SIRT food rich recipes, meal planners and useful shopping tips to help you transform your diet and find a quick and easy way to lose weight, replacing flab for muscle definition. Jacqueline provides an easy to follow four-week meal plan with over 100 feel-good, calorie-counted recipes packed with these superfoods, from grilled chicken with lemon and olives to pomegranate cheesecake. So what are you waiting for? Get ready for a whole new you.” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverPlant Based Cookbook : good for your heart, your health, and your life / Trish Sebben-Krupka.
“With more than 200 marvelous recipes and beautiful color photography, this plant-based-only cookbook also provides nutritional information, tips on transitioning to a plant-based diet, and advice for the newbie on easy plant-based cooking techniques. Whether by choice or by a doctor’s orders, readers will get all of the information they need to make satisfying meals without meat and dairy.” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverEating Clean : the 21-day plan to detox, fight inflammation, and reset your body / Amie Valpone , creator of thehealthyapple.com; foreword by Mark Hyman, M.D. ; photography by Lauren Volo.
“The essential guide to fight inflammation, heal your gut, and reset your body with detox and clean eating. After suffering for a decade from a range of ailments like Lyme Disease, Hypothyroidism, and Leaky Gut Syndrome, Amie Valpone, creator of TheHealthyApple.com, healed herself through clean eating and detoxing. In Eating Clean, Amie provides guidance on how to fight inflammation and reset your body, including a 21-Day Elimination Diet, instructions for food reintroduction, a 2-week meal plan, and an extensive pantry list.” (Adapted from Syndetics summary)