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Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food

Get the food your body and genes really need.

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Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food is a book written by Dr. Catherine Shanahan and Luke Shanahan. This book covers how food affects your genes. Each culture has foods and techniques that come from the Four Pillars of World Cuisine. These same Four Pillars are the foundation of some of the healthiest diets in the world. Eating these foods will improve your family’s health and will allow you to take control of your health and destiny. Dr. Shanahan attended Cornell University and studied molecular biology and then attended Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Luke Shanahan has studied culinary arts as well as enology. He has worked with chefs around the country and will be writing a cookbook based on the Four Pillars of World Cuisine. This book shows how our ancestors were able to create beautiful and healthy bodies through eating certain foods. This book will teach you how to eat the right foods to lose weight, stay young, use food to improve your child’s behavior and avoid diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s.

PRO
  • Helps you use food to improve your genes
  • Focuses on traditional food
  • Can help you lose weight and stay young
  • Prevent diseases using food
  • Takes the Four Pillars of World Cuisine from various cultures
  • Includes recipes and a Four Pillar menu
CON
  • Some of the recommended foods may not be appealing to some dieters
DIET and NUTRITION

The eating premise of Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food is all about eating to create great genes. You will be eating traditional foods that have been eaten for years by those cultures that have lived long and healthy lives. These foods have been researched along with their link to diseases and medical problems. There are various stories about going back to the basic foods of our ancient ancestors. There is also information for pregnant women on how to provide the best possible nutrition even prior to getting pregnant. You can simply follow the recipes within the book and be on your way to the Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food way of eating.

Two ingredients that you are advised to avoid are vegetable oil and sugar. Something else you are advised against eating at all is junk food. The book does suggest that for every junk food that you like, there are healthier and tastier alternatives available. Some of the tips included in this book for implementing the Four Pillars of World Cuisine are:

  • Drink more milk – preferably raw, organic whole milk
  • Buy sugar free peanut and nut butters
  • Buy sprouted grain instead of whole wheat or white
  • Instead of boxed cereal, eat toast with butter, sugar-free peanut butter or poached eggs for breakfast
  • Use fresh, seasonal vegetables instead of frozen whenever possible
  • Make your own salad dressing
  • Use fresh herbs often
  • Eat liver once per week

Some of the things you need to completely eliminate from your diet include:

  • Vegetable oil
  • Added sugar and honey
  • Soda
  • Juice except fresh squeezed
  • Fried fast foods
  • Snacks and desserts
  • Salad dressings made with any kind of vegetable oil
  • Powdered proteins and powdered milk

Some of the recipes included are:

  • Liver
  • Beef Heart Strips
  • Home-made Pasta and Tomato-Sausage Sauce
  • Chicken Soup
  • Home-made Pizza
  • Filipino-Style Salmon Head Soup
  • Scrambled Eggs with Cheese
  • Home-made Cookies
EXERCISE

There is no specific exercise routine or guidance included in Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food.

CONCLUSION

If you are looking for a way to capitalize on the right foods to improve your health and create better genes for yourself and your future generations, Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food offers a lot of information on the subject. If you are open to some of the recipes and eating recommendations, you can change your diet to help build healthy genes.

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