Book Reviews – November 2012

The New Rules of Lifting for LifeThe New Rules of Lifting for Life

Author: Lou Schuler and Alwyn Cosgrove
Publisher: Penguin Group
Publish Date: 2012

The importance of strength training – especially as we age – is clearly indicated with studies revealing that strong muscles move oxygen and other nutrients from the blood more efficiently, help to keep blood sugar levels in check, enhance weight control, and combined with other wise lifestyle choices can reduce cellular aging and add years to an… Read more »

500 Best Quinoa Recipes500 Best Quinoa Recipes

Author: Camilla V. Saulsbury
Publisher: Robert Rose Inc.
Publish Date: 2012

I can still recall the first time I heard the word “quinoa.” A few years ago, a friend kindly brought over salad for our dinner together and I was, as always, interested in what he had found to entertain us with. He presented the salad and said in a hushed tone that it was quinoa, an ancient grain from the Americas. Always game for a new flavour,… Read more »

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