The Optimal Diet: The Official CHIP Cookbook
Authors: Darlene Blaney, MSc, NCP and Hans Diehl, DrHSc, MPH, FACN
CHIP, the Coronary Health Improvement Project, is a successful lifestyle intervention program. More than 40,000 people have enjoyed the results of attending this world-class program; lower blood pressure, fewer pounds, lower cholesterol and blood sugar, less angina pain, and fewer medications. How did they do it? They simplified their lifestyle, especially their rich Western diet. And here are some of the recipes they used that made all the difference.
If you want to enjoy good food - and good health- this book is for you! It will help you add healthier dishes to your meal rotation, and it will reduce the “crinkly bag syndrome” the dependence of refined goods, such as potato chips, presweetened cereals, and fast food.
Special feature include guidelines for stocking a healthy pantry, a glossary of nutrition terms, a two-week menu plan, nutritional analysis on recipes, and valuable information about fats, sugar, protein, vitamin B12, calcium, soy, and food additives.
Darlene P. Blaney, M.sc., N.C.P.
Darlene Blaney is a nutritional consulting practitioner and the founder and president of Total Health School of Nutrition. Currently completing her Ph.D in nutrition, she is a corporate CHIP director in Alberta, Canada. Thousands of CHIP participants have enjoyed her delicious recipes.
Hans A. Diegh, Dr.H.Sc., M.P.H., F.A.C.NChosen as one of America’s 20 superheroes of health, Hans Diehl is a best-selling author, researcher, speaker and clinical professor of preventative medicine at Loma Linda University. He is in the forefront of the emerging field of lifestyle medicine. Through his world-class CHIP program he advocates a simple, saner diet that prevents, arrests, and reverses many common diseases.