Welcome to Appletree Press! We publish books and tools that encourage,
inspire and promote a healthy lifestyle. We have food and nutrition tip
sheets, a weekly Kitchen Nutrition Tip, award-winning books that can
make a difference on helping you decide what to eat, and several tasty,
and flavorful Recipes, controlled for calories,
carbs, harmful fats, and sodium; and loaded with natural, nutrient-dense
ingredients. Overall, you'll find:
Investing in healthy habits now, will add years to your life. The recommendations
as advocated in our books and tools can help you stay fit, live longer
and enjoy those added years in good health. We at Appletree Press are
here to help. Your success to everyday healthy is our success.
Empowerment. Books and tools developed to empower you. Cookbooks
loaded with practical nutrition and diet information (remember-a "diet"
is what you eat, not what you don't eat), filled with healthful,
tasty recipes. Plus, helpful nutrition tools, which include food
diaries and carb, fat and calorie counters
that are sized to go wherever you go. If you're the nutrition gatekeeper
for your household, you'll find titles to help you now!
- Integrity. Books and tools based on sound medical and nutrition research.
Experts in their field, such as registered dietitians, registered nurses, medical doctors and other
healthcare professionals have authored the titles found in the Appletree Press bookstore. Appletree Press believes
and supports sound nutrition principles based on scientific evidence from integrity-based research.
We rely on nutrition research conducted by the US National Institutes of Health,
the American Heart Association (AHA), the American Cancer Society (ACS), the
American Dietetic Association (ADA),
the American Diabetes Association(ADbA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC).
- Focus. You'll find books on various health conditions or lifestyle choices you are making.
Check out the 18 various health categories in our bookstore. Perhaps you're looking for books on
arthritis management or
celiac (avoiding foods with gluten). Maybe you're struggling with
fibromyalgia, or just had a
gastric bypass or wish to know what
power foods to include to
enhance your performance on a sports team. We have those and more.
- Our top three categories are:
- We are here to help you face Life's Challenges.
We're facing a new health crisis today-an abundance of tasty foods (often
overloaded with harmful types of fat, sodium and empty calories), a lifestyle
with little physical activity and as a result, an ever-expanding
HealthCheques: A Self Monitoring System
Self-monitoring promotes effective weight control.
Kitchen Nutrition Tips
Name that cuisine. When you combine onion and paprika found so often in Midwestern hotdishes) you are honoring Hungarian cooking. When you combine tomato, peanut and chile together, you get West African cooking and when lemon and parsley are the combination, you have Middle Eastern flavors.
Q: Is dark chocolate good for us?
A: It is true that darker chocolate has more Flavanols, but it's too early to say whether it protects the heart. Chocolate is very calorie-dense (packs a lot of calories into a small volume) so bottomlinestick to no more than one or two squares of individually wrapped chocolate (about 60 calories total) a day.