The next big nutrition trend is actually tiny! Small seeds that pack optimal nutrition have turned out to be the latest nourishing must-haves for your menu. These tiny seeds are packed with essential nutrients like protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and fatty acids including omega-3s. Jane Dummer, RD, a leading dietitian across North America has helped numerous clients make seeds an everyday food in their healthy diets. Seeds are perfect for people following gluten-free and paleo diets plus are a healthy nut-free alternative.
In this book, Dietitian Jane explains the numerous health and nutrition benefits of chia, flax, hemp, pumpkin, quinoa, sesame and sunflower seeds. You’ll learn the science of why seeds need to be an everyday food and easy ways to add them to your meals and snacks. From decreasing inflammation to increasing energy, with chapters devoted to each seed, Jane breaks it down and categorizes the seed benefits for bone health, brain health, digestive health, fitness health, heart health, immune health and skin health.
Jane’s has picked 21 of her favorite, simple and flavorful seed recipes for you to sow into your healthy diet.
With easy-to-follow lifestyle advice, you’ll learn how to apply this information on a daily basis for a healthier, more energetic and fitter you!
– Dana McCauley | Founder Food Trends TV
– Carolyn Cooper | Editor, Food in Canada
“Jane Dummer takes us on a journey of discovery into diet and health with her new book, where she probes how food and lifestyle factors converge to optimize wellness. Focusing on use of seeds as a means of conveying nutritional value as well as great taste, Jane’s book insightfully and thoughtfully instructs how to improve health and fitness through seed-based recipes. This book is a great read and should be a part of anyone’s diet and health library.”
-Peter JH Jones, PhD
Director, Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Professor, Departments of Food Sciences and Human Nutritional Sciences
University of Manitoba