Kale ($14.95, 192 pp) is a guide to one of the world’s most powerful superfoods. Author Stephanie Pedersen starts by telling readers all about the nutrients that kale offers and its anti-inflammation and wellness benefits. The fun-to-read guide offers 75 kale recipes and a guide for growing kale.
Honey experts C. Marina Marchese and Kim Flottum have put together The Honey Connoisseur: Selecting, Tasting, and Pairing Honey, With a Guide to More than 30 Varietals ($26.95, 256 pp). This text offers explanations and step-by-step instructions about the origin and flavor of more than 30 varietals of honey, wine and cheese pairings and simple recipes featuring honey.
Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D.’s The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution ($15.00, 320 pp) provides cutting-edge research and scientific information about treating chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and their often dismissed symptoms. Teitelbaum presents the SHINE protocol for addressing Sleep, Hormonal support, Infections, Nutritional support and Exercise.
The Dinnertime Survival Cookbook ($22.00, 256 pp) by Debra Ponzek with Mary Goodbody is a cookbook accessible to all levels of cooking skill. The recipes require only a few simple ingredients and are perfect for busy families. With recipes for burgers, soups, salads, desserts, and more, there’s something for everybody in this cookbook. Running Press, 2300 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 www.runningpress.com
Meetings and Awakenings: The Coevolution of Plants and People (142 pp) by Ric Scalzo and Greg Cumberford urges readers to get in touch with nature and reach out to plants as humans always have. The authors assert that plants have been evolving with humans to benefit them in a semi-symbiotic relationship. The book features vibrant color photos and is free to access online. Gaia Herbs, 101 Gaia Herbs Drive Brevard, NC 28712 www.gaiaherbs.com
Fish Market: A Cookbook for Selecting and Preparing Seafood ($22.00, 248 pp) by Kathy Hunt is a cookbook for all seafood lovers. The book is organized by seafood type, from bivalves to different kinds of fish, and offers information on the nutritional value of each category of seafood, as well as instructions on how to prepare it within a number of recipes. Hunt also provides recipes for side dishes to serve along with the seafood centerpieces. Running Press, 2300 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 www.runningpress.com
Health at Gunpoint ($14.95, 162 pp) gives readers a close look at the Food and Drug Administration. Author James J Gormley, an award-winning editor and journalist, exposes the FDA’s opposition to natural health products and how the organization is trying to limit access to dietary supplements in the United States. The book provides a history of the natural health movement and features charts and supplementary information. SquareOne Publishers, 115 Herricks Road Garden City Park, NY 11040 www.squareonepublishers.com
The Misled Athlete ($16.95, 164 pp) by Carl Germano is a guide to eating and training like an athlete without using artificial sports supplements or illegal substances. Germano covers a range of topics including food consumption, hydration, exercise and the use of natural supplements. He provides a plethora of charts and examples to help explain how to create a safe, effective training plan for an athlete. iUniverse, 1663 Liberty Drive Bloomington, IN 47403 www.iuniverse.com
The Rawvolution Continues: The Living Foods Movement in 150 Natural and Delicious Recipes ($30.00, 272 pp) promotes a pure food diet. Written by world famous chefs Matt and Janabai Amsden, this colorful cookbook features 150 scrumptious recipes such as “Hungry-Man Avocado Cheese Scramble,” “Oh! Sweet Nuthin’ Pancakes,” and “Red Hot Chili Soup.” This book is perfect for vegetarians, vegans, raw foodies and everyone looking to improve their overall health.
Guy Gourmet: Great Chef’s Amazing Meals for a Lean and Healthy Body ($24.00, 320 pp) is the first cookbook from Men’s Health magazine. Written by Adina Steiman and Paul Kita, the book includes over 150 recipes from the country’s best chefs including Thomas Keller, Rick Bayless and Kenny Callaghan. Guy Gourmet is packed with nutritious dishes like “Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema,” “Backyard Baby Back Ribs,” and “Crab Cakes.” It’s the perfect book for beginners and experts alike.