The Dakota Diet

The Dakota Diet

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This book will show readers how to find and prepare wonderful foods full of healthy fats. Featured are delicious recipes for grass-fed buffalo and wild game, vegetables, grains, and salads straight from the prairie.Many people have tried various diets over the years in an attempt to lose weight, only to regain the pounds after going off the diets. The problem with popular diets is that they are not nutritionally sound. The Dakota Diet is different.The foods that the Plains Indians hunted and gathered were rich in healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Today, our diet contains low levels of omega-3s and is loaded with omega-6s. As we forage at the grocery store, the foods that we bring home contain up to twenty times more omega-6s than omega-3s. Omega-3 fats counter the unhealthy effects of omega-6s and are found in abundance right here in America's backyard, on the plains of the Dakotas.The Dakota Diet can help readers rediscover the benefits of healthy fats and enjoy hearty American foods, while losing weight and improving their health. This is because:o The Dakota Diet is high in good omega-3 fatty acids found in abundance in flaxseed, soy, buffalo, fresh fish, and wild game.o The Dakota Diet focuses on nutrient-dense, low-calorie foods, such as fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains.o The meat in the Dakota Diet is from animals allowed to graze on grasses, such as buffalo, which has less fat and fewer calories than meat from grain-fed animals and is loaded with essential nutrients.o The Dakota Diet is high in soluble fiber found in beans, barley, and oats-foods that help balance cholesterol in the body.A pedometer (available at sporting goods stores) can calculate how many steps you take (2, 000 steps equals one mile) and even determine the amount of calories you burn during your walk. Depending on your weight, whether you walk or runanbsp;...

Title:The Dakota Diet
Author:Kevin Weiland
Publisher:Basic Health Publications, Inc. - 2007


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