A vegetable-rich diet reduces risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and some cancers, lowers blood pressure, and lowers risk of eye and digestive problems. Vegetables also regulate the appetite, preventing obesity and promoting good health. But if they taste bad, who cares?In More Vegetables, Please!, renowned doctor and nutrition specialist Elson Haas teams up with natural chef Patty James to offer over 100 simple and nutritious recipes readers can use to add to their favorite meals-with delicious results. Also included are tips for adding veggies to basic dishes, such as macaroni and cheese, spaghetti, and sandwiches. Throughout the book, the authors offer suggestions for changing the way the vegetables are prepared and adding specific flavorings and seasonings to make healthy dishes more appealing to picky eaters.
Though it is not strictly a vegetarian guide, this book includes nutrition information specific to vegetables and discusses phytonutrients, enzymes, fiber, and organics. Haas, an organic eating pioneer, explains the importance of eating seasonally and offers tips on changing menus to correspond with the seasons. This book makes it easy for the whole family to enjoy these naturally low-calorie, low-fat foods each and every day.