A great book -- says local dietitian Sheah Rarback -- a go-to guide on nutrition that includes food, nutrition and health and is easy to navigate.
Dave Grotto's latest "The Best Things You Can Eat: For Everything from Aches to Zzzz, The Definitive Guide to the Nutrition-Packed Foods That Energize, Heal, and Help You Look Great (for only $15.99) is all that "with a few added giggles," says Sheah.
News to her was "one cup of onions provides over twice the RDA for vitamin K, needed for blood clotting." Broccoli, spinach, kale and other leafy greens are an excellent source of the K vitamin.
Looking for more potassium to lower blood pressure? Top contenders are while and lima beans, beet greens and spinach and sweet potatoes. Making the list for food to stop bad breath, anti-aging foods and what to eat for better sleep. DeCapo Press is the publisher.
Lest we forget, one of the most important cancer-fighters is black beans, which contain fiber, anthocyains and a bunch of other unpronounceable names. Paired with brown rice, you can stop cold the onset of breast, prostate, and colon cancer.