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“This guide is indispensable to anyone who wants to take the guesswork out of choosing healthy foods.”Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (former chairman, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry)

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THE WHOLE FOOD BIBLE
How to Select & Prepare Safe, Healthful Foods (Revised Edition)
Author: 
Chris Kilham
Publisher: 
Healing Arts Press 1994

For people concerned with the quality and integrity of the food they eat and who want to take the guesswork out of shopping, The Whole Food Bible provides a ready source of up-to-date information on all varieties of foods. The author details the latest findings on such topics as food irradiation, pesticides, and chemical food additives, enabling consumers to minimize their exposure to the hazards existing in many foods today. The author also provides extensive information on diet and nutrition and the benefits of eating foods that are organically grown and minimally refined. New edition of the best-seller. More than 35,000 copies sold.

The latest findings on food additives, processing, and preservation methods are presented to enable people to select and prepare the healthiest food possible. The Whole Food Bible is a handy guide for both the experienced and beginning cook with more than 100 simple, healthy, and delicious recipes. The Whole Food Bible was recently utilized by New York Times bestselling author Dr. Nicholas Perricone. In his latest book, The Perricone Promise, Perricone explains the benefits of his diet, highlighting ten super foods. He presents menus for 28 days followed by recipes adapted from The Whole Food Bible.

In a world of bovine growth hormones, bioengineered tomatoes, and chlorine-dipped fish, is it safe to eat what’s on our grocery shelves? For people concerned with this question, The Whole Food Bible provides a comprehensive guide to shopping for and preparing healthy food. The Whole Food Bible contains the latest findings on such topics as food irradiation, pesticides, fertilizers, chemical food additives, and antibiotics, enabling you to minimize your exposure to the alarming health risks hidden in many of the foods we eat. It contains simple explanations of the role of oils, sugars, grains, meats, fruits, vegetables, and dairy foods in a healthy diet that will help you save money on food while improving your overall nutrition. There are charts and boxes that tell you at a quick glance everything from how much fat is in your cheese to how much meat is required by law in a can of chicken soup, and over 100 simple and fast recipes that make it easy for you to plan delicious, nutritious, and safe meals. It is possible to find food that’s good for you. By changing the way you approach every item in a grocery store, The Whole Food Bible will show you how.

Chris Kilham was vice chairman of the Organic Food Alliance and president of marketing for Bread & Circus Whole Foods Supermarkets when this book was published.

“The Whole Foods Bible tells readers much more than how to select a ripe pineapple. Armed with this answer book, anyone can be more confident in the war against the food industry’s empty calories and empty promises.” –- Katherine Wolff, Natural Health

“This guide is indispensable to anyone who wants to take the guesswork out of choosing healthy foods.”Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-VT) former chairman, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

“An important book for anyone interested in the quality and safety of food.” -- Jim Turner, the author of The Chemical Feast, The Nader Report on the Food and Drug Administration