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Nuts and Seeds (Paperback)

Improving Your Health

Photographic Books Healthy Eating Wellbeing & Self-Care Health White Owl

By Patsy Westcott
Imprint: White Owl
Pages: 136
Illustrations: 64
ISBN: 9781526725882
Published: 30th September 2019


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From almonds to walnuts, chia to sunflower seeds, nuts and seeds are rising stars of the nutrition world. Rich in healthy fats, protein, vitamins, minerals, plant chemicals and the all-important fibre needed to guard against disease, diets containing nuts and seeds have long been linked with greater health and longevity.

Nuts – and seeds – are bursting with exactly the right combination of nutrients we need to keep our bodies working as they should to help us stay healthy throughout life.

The latest scientific research now suggests that just a handful of nuts a day could help you stay a healthy weight and lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke and some cancers.

Patsy Westcott scans the science and explains how including nuts and seeds in your daily diet could supercharge your health and vitality and help you age healthily.

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

This is a very comprehensive look at edible nuts and seeds. Each listing includes nutrients, what health problems it's good for, ways to incorporate it into your diet, and more. In addition, the author explains very clearly the studies she used in her research, and carefully cites information, giving the reader better transparency about what is stated. I really appreciated that. This would be great for anyone interested in improving their diet and health, for vegans and vegetarians, for dieticians and nutritionists, for just about anyone!

NetGalley, April Gray

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

This is a fabulous accomplishment to your kitchen. Really well researched, with lovely photographs, this book was so much more than I had anticipated.

Each nut and seed is introduced with its historical origin before outlining the nutrients benefits and how it can be incorporated into recipes as well as lifestyles in general.

A fabulous book, providing lots of vibrant, enticing new ideas for incorporating these healthy foods into your life.

NetGalley, Ann T

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

This book is a great source of information and outlines all the health and mineral benefits of each type of not - its not really a recipe book more a source of nutritional information for nuts and seeds. As a vegan i found it a really interesting read and would recommend it.

NetGalley, Brenda Plummer

Endorsed by leading nutritionists, this book explains why nuts and seeds are widely expected to be the next big health craze.

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Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

This is a great tool for anyone and everyone. Being healthier and doing so naturally can only benefit not harm.

NetGalley, Denise Wheelock

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

An in depth look at how adjusting your diet to include more nuts and seeds will improve many areas of your health. The protein and good fats you get from nuts and seeds help to keep you healthy longer. This book is great for everyone, but if you know someone working at losing weight, give them a copy of this book, it really will help.

NetGalley, Denice Langley

I loved the enormous information about all types of seeds and nuts. Beautiful photos. Great tips. Few recipes and a wonderful nutritional facts.

NetGalley, Mariola Szczesny

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

This is a nut and seed bible, full of convincing evidence as to why we should all be eating plenty of this natural fast food. I love them anyway but it was nice to read all the health benefits for each variety. I have found a few more varieties that I currently don't eat that I am rushing out to buy. The book is very well structured and easy to read with just the right amount of information. Some lovely pictures are included... Overall an excellent book.

NetGalley, jc Cross

About Patsy Westcott

PATSY WESTCOTT is an award-winning freelance journalist and author specialising in health and nutrition. She has written for numerous national newspapers and magazines and has a higher degree in nutritional medicine.

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