•Healthy Everyday Seeds as part of a Whole Foods Plant Based Diet
•Learn the Science; Nutrition and Health of Why Seeds need to be part of your Healthy Lifestye
•Focus on Whole Foods and Healthy Living
•21 Easy to Make Recipes with Quinoa, Chia Seeds, Flax Seeds, Hemp Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Sesame Seeds and Sunflower Seeds
•With Simple-to-follow Healthy Lifestyle Advice from an Expert, Learn How to make Seeds an Everyday Food in your Diet for Energetic and Fitter You!
Small seeds that pack optimal nutrition have turned out to be the latest nourishing must-haves for your healthy lifestyle. 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 many clients make seeds an everyday food in their whole foods plant based diet. Seeds are ideal for people to optimize their nutrition, plus they’re a delicious addition for individuals following specialized diets including a gluten free diet and the Paleo diet.
In this book, Dietitian Jane explains the numerous health benefits of chia seeds, flax seeds, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, quinoa, sesame seeds 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 recipes. 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, skin health and overall healthy living.
Jane has picked 21 of her favorite, simple and flavorful seed recipes for you to sow into your healthy diet. Recipes include:
• Blueberry Mango Hemp Seed Smoothie
•Overnight Chia Seed Pudding
•Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
•Quinoa Salad with Summer Peas and Watermelon
•Sunflower Seed Butter
•Flax Seed Cocoa Lentil Bars
With easy-to-follow healthy lifestyle advice and recipes, you’ll learn how to apply this information on a daily basis whether you’re following a gluten-free diet, Paleo diet, or a whole foods plant based diet for a healthier, more energetic and fitter you!
Praise for The Need for Seeds:
“Jane Dummer takes us on a journey of discovery into diet and health with her new book, where she probes how food and a healthy lifestyle converge to optimize wellness. Focusing on use of seeds as a means of conveying nutrition as whole foods 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 healthy living library.”
Peter JH Jones, PhD
Director, Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Professor, Food Sciences and Human Nutritional Sciences
University of Manitoba
“Ancient people’s intuitively understood the power of seeds and as a result showcased foods containing seeds as a big part of winter solstice rituals. In such celebrations seeds were acknowledged as a symbol of renewal and health. In The Need for Seeds, Jane makes this old trend new again! Using clearly communicated science and recipes that suit a modern healthy lifestyle; she makes a persuasive case for including the crunch, flavour and nutrients of seeds in your healthy living and eating plan.”
Founder Food Trends TV
“Like its subject, The Need for Seeds is small but mighty, packing a powerful punch of nutritional information and healthy living advice. I was amazed to learn how many essential nutrients – from fibre and protein, to vitamins, minerals and fatty acids –are in seeds, as well as the wide range of health benefits these tiny wonders offer. Plus seeds are a gluten-free, nut-free option. With Jane’s practical recommendations and flavourful recipes, it’s easy to integrate seeds into your healthy lifestyle.”
Editor Food in Canada