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If It Makes You Healthy

An seasonal cookbook created by singer and cancer survivor Sheryl Crow.

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From songwriter to author, Sheryl Crow is following in many celebrity footsteps by writing her own cookbook.

The singer began her healthy-eating regime in 2006 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. In discussing her disease, Crow was very open about how she changed her eating habits to reflect her healing journey by choosing foods that were nutrient dense and full of immune-supporting properties. She continues to maintain this way of eating today, even though she has been cancer-free for a number of years.

In her cookbook, If It Makes You Healthy, Crow features a collection of simple and more complex dishes.

“I learned a lot about nutrition because I wanted to be proactive in my cancer treatment and part of that meant for me, aside from getting the Western treatment which was a lumpectomy and radiation, was to know more about what I put into my body,” she explains. “All the vitamins and supplements that we take, the best way to get those vitamins and minerals are through food, through the actual food itself, as opposed to supplements. Supplements are great and everything but everything that we need is in the most colorful vegetables we eat.”

PRO
  • Fans and breast cancer survivors may find a strong connection to what the singer has to say and write about health and nutrition
  • Strongly promotes the concept of how nutrition is connected to health, wellness and healing
  • May inspire others to eat healthier
  • Preparing your own food has been linked to many health benefits
  • Focuses on eating seaonally
  • Vegetarian- and Vegan-friendly recipes
CON
  • Some dishes may be complex
DIET and NUTRITION

While more in-depth information on what the dishes and recipes will look in If It Makes You Healthy will follow closer to the book's release, the cookbook is sure to include healthy recipes that are chock-full of plant-based foods and antioxidant-rich ingredients, both of which have shown to play a role in cancer prevention and immuno-support.

EXERCISE

At this time, there is no information on whether or not If It Makes You Healthy features any exercise or fitness guidelines.

CONCLUSION

When celebrities eat, it makes big news. And when celebrities talk about what they eat, we really listen. Award-winning Sheryl Crow is about to turn musician into chef, with her 2011 cookbook debut, If It Makes You Healthy.

Learning much more than just a thing or two about nutrition following her bout with breast cancer in 2006, Crow has compiled a list of her favorite and most nutrient-rich recipes in a cookbook that she wants to share with readers and fans in hopes that they too can take more control over what they eat and improve their health through the power of sound nutrition.

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