Author: Gabriel Cousens, M.D.,Tree of Life Cafe Chefs
Pubpsher: North Atlantic Books
Medical researchers have found that a high-fat, high-sugar diet, combined with environmental pollutants and stress, can lead to a buildup of toxins in the body collectively known as chronic degenerative disease. Here holistic physician Gabriel Cousens addresses the dangers of foods that have been genetically modified, treated with pesticides, microwaved, and irradiated—and presents an alternative diet of whole, natural, organic, and raw foods that can reverse chronic disease and restore vitality. Both a guide to natural health and a cookbook, Rainbow Green Live-Food Cuisine features over 250 revolutionary vegan recipes from chefs at the Tree of Life Cafe, from Buttery Butternut Porridge to Raw-violis to Carob Coconut Cream Eclairs. Combining modern research on metabolism, ecological consciousness, and a rainbow of live foods, Dr. Cousens dishes up comprehensive, practical, and delectable solutions to the woes of the Western diet.
"Presents a breakthrough approach that reverses diabetes to a physiology of health and well-being by resetting the genetic expression of a person's DNA through green juice fasting and a 100% organic, nutrient-dense, vegan, low-glycemic, low-insulin-scoring, and high-mineral diet of living foods in the first 21 days"--Provided by publisher.
Conscious Eating has been referred to as the "Bible of Vegetarians," for both beginners and advanced students of health. This classic work in the field of live-food nutrition is an inspirational journey and a manual for life. Included is new information on enzymes, vegetarian nutrition for pregnancy, and an innovative international 14-day menu of gourmet, Kosher, vegetarian, live-food cuisine, plus 150 recipes.
Six Foundations for Spiritual Life and the Awakening of Kundalini
Author: Gabriel Cousens, M.D.
Pubpsher: North Atlantic Books
Category: Health & Fitness
When we eat, can we feed the soul as well as the body? Can a diet have an impact on spirituality? Spiritual Nutrition empowers readers to develop personal diets that are appropriate to their lifestyles and spiritual practices. Drawing on 14 years of clinical experience and research, Dr. Gabriel Cousens discusses nutritional issues that can help answer these questions, including raw vs. cooked food; high vs. low protein; the concepts of assimilation and fasting; alkaline--acid balance; attitudes about food; nutrients, energy, and structure building. In addition, Cousens shares his new dietary system of "spiritual nutrition" that is based on the relationship that the color of the food has to corresponding colors of the human chakra system, hence, the "rainbow diet." For true nourishment, he strongly promotes the connection of diet to meditation, fellowship, wisdom, and love. From the Trade Paperback edition.
What You Need to Know about the Raw and Living Food Lifestyle to Improve Your Health, Fitness, and Life
Author: Ruthann Russo
Pubpsher: DJ Iber Publishing
Category: Raw food diet
Raw food is not just a diet. It is a revolutionary philosophy. The purpose of this book is to introduce you to the revolutionary philosophy of raw and living foods by pulling together all of the components, including, but not limited to, diet, into one place. The book provides you with information to make a conscious decision about whether you will, or perhaps already have, incorporated any of the raw and living food philosophy into your own philosophy of living.
"This book helps us merge, in wonderful ways, with the healing powers of Ayurvedic principles as they are applied to the use of high vitality foods."--Gabriel Cousens, M.D., author of "Spiritual Nutrition and Conscious Eating."
SUPERFOODS IN EVERY SIP You know a daily diet rich in fruits and vegetables can maximize your health and well-being. But did you know that drinking a smoothie every day made from fruits and vegetables can dramatically increase the amount of life-saving nutrients your body takes in? • Lose Weight • Detoxify the Body • Increase Energy • Fight Heart Disease • Prevent Diabetes, Depression and Certain Cancers • Boost the Immune System • Improve Skin and Hair More than 300 inviting recipes in The Green Smoothie Bible show how to combine leafy green vegetables and delicious, antioxidant-rich fruits into the most nutritious drinks imaginable—leaving you healthy and feeling amazing inside and out.
Representing a synthesis of the author’s decades of multidisciplinary work in meditation, psychiatry, psychotherapy, and spirituality, Creating Peace by Being Peace guides readers in creating peace on seven levels of engagement, from the body to the ecology to God. Author Gabriel Cousens addresses the increasingly urgent need to transform humankind with the ancient peace wisdom of the Essenes, a Judaic mystical group that flourished two millennia ago. He begins by explaining the Essenes and the lessons they can teach us as creators of peace. Individual chapters cover a wide range of possibility, from the personal (“Peace with the Mind”) to the political (“Peace with the Community”). The final chapter, "Integrating Peace on Every Level," presents a comprehensive plan for peace with the body, mind, family, community, culture, ecology, and God as a pervasive experience in life—moment to moment, day by day. Cousens blends documentary evidence with original interpretation to show that the Essenes actually did live this experience of peace. Most importantly, he transfers their gift to modern seekers as a breathing blueprint for realizing this reality as we walk in our lives; work according to our gifts, joys, and sacred design; and live the path of spiritual awakening—the sevenfold peace.
Healthy, Delicious Vegetarian Cuisine Made with Living Foods
Author: Julie Rodwell
Pubpsher: Hatherleigh Press
This masterful collection of over 400 raw food recipes is a "must-have" for anyone who enjoys vegetarian cuisine. Whether you are curious about adding raw foods to your diet, or have been eating raw for years, The Complete Book of Raw Food, Second Edition contains over 400 mouth-watering-recipes produced by more than 50 of the world’s top raw food chefs, and is your essential resource on choosing ingredients, eating right and creating delicious dishes to satisfy any palate. From soups and salads to main dishes and desserts, The Complete Book of Raw Food, Second Edition is the largest published collection of raw food recipes. This new edition features more than 50 new recipes from up-and-coming chefs. Among these inspired raw dishes are unexpected delights such as Lasagna, Easy Pad Thai, Zucchini Bread, and Granola--all delicious--all made with live ingredients. The Complete Book of Raw Food, Second Edition also includes advice on choosing ingredients, resources to buy the tools you need to create raw dishes, and a comprehensive Raw Food Glossary. The second edition is expanded to include prep times for all recipes an all-new color insert, and contains updated information on kitchen equipment, techniques, and raw food festivals. The Complete Book of Raw Food, Second Edition includes a detailed preparation for all categories of dishes including Salad Dressings, Entrees, and Delicious Desserts. Here are just a few examples of the delicious recipes available in The Complete Book of Raw Food, Second Edition: ■ Spinach Pesto ■ Raw Ravioli ■ Walnut Stuffed Peppers ■ Tomato Wild Rice Soup ■ Chocolate Smoothie ■ Watermelon Mountains Whether you're a raw food devotee, a seasoned vegetarian, or just want to prepare delicious, healthy recipes in your own home, The Complete Book of Raw Food, Second Edition is a kitchen essential.
In this lively, illustrated overview, well-known raw-foods guru Wolfe profiles delicious and incredibly nutritious superfoods--vibrant, nutritionally dense foods that offer tremendous dietary and healing potential.