It is now more transparent than ever that to enjoy optimal health our body needs a diet low in fat and calories and rich in nutrient-dense superfoods. Science has championed this as a model diet. But superfoods are not only the exotic shrink-wrapped foods found schmoozing in the ?health and chilled? sections of our local supermarkets ?they are also many of the everyday healthy foods that we take for granted. But it?s not just about superfood? Indian food brazenly employs the use of spices more than any other major world cuisine. Many of these spices have been acknowledged for their medicinal properties ? thus ?superspices?. Staggeringly, nearly a quarter of the top antioxidant-rich foods available to us are, in fact, superspices. Comparatively, weight-for-weight, superspices are the most antioxidant-rich food on the planet-just under half a teaspoon of cumin, for example, is equivalent to a standard portion of grapes, based on their antioxidant potential. Now, imagine a cuisine where science and Ayurveda are brought together. Wouldn?t that be something groundbreaking? Indian Superfood is the unique synergism between science and Ayurveda-superfoods and superspices; the world?s most awesome antioxidants. Aromatic and rich masala-style dishes, blending harmoniously with the nutritious properties of sea-vegetables and crammed full of antiviral properties of cinnamon; luxurious meat recipes, balanced with the remarkable digestive enzymes found in fruits, and blessed with the pain-relieving properties of fennel seeds; naans bursting with the goodness of antibacterial cranberries, and sweets enhanced with the tremendous antioxidising properties of goji berries and saffron? Now, that?s food for thought. Indian Superfood is designed to stimulate both your health and tastebuds. New, exciting recipes such as heavenly-tasting salmon and sweet potato fishcakes; aromatic, spicy and ever-so-slightly fruity chicken with banana and fenugreek; oyster pakora with punch and gusto fresh coriander salsa; naans made with seaweed and roasted pumpkin seeds; and a sublime black rice pudding that will stimulate the metabolism, as well as many yummy alternatives to classics like chicken tikka masala and lamb rogan josh. Illustrated
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