Anti-Aging Dishes from Around the World has won the Silver Award from Living Now in the Cookbook-General category, in a tie with the Cooking à la Heart cookbook. This is the sixth award Anti-Aging Dishes has been awarded this year including the Gourmand’s 2023 Award for “Best in the World” in the Health & Nutrition category, and a Bronze IPPY Award in the specialty cookbook category recognizing excellence in independent publishing. The cookbook has also been named the 2023 Winner for Best Cookbook by American Book Fest’s International Book Awards (IBA), and won a Finalist award in the Health: Aging 50+ category.
The Living Now Book Awards are designed to bring increased recognition to the year’s very best lifestyle books and their creators. Launched in August of 2008 by IndependentPublisher.com and Jenkins Group, the Living Now Book Awards celebrate the innovation and creativity of newly published books that can help improve quality of life, from cooking and entertaining to fitness and travel. Each year, “books for better living” are chosen for their unique ability to enrich readers’ lives and promote global sustainability.
In Anti-Aging Dishes from Around the World, Grace takes classic recipes and gives them international twists with a few simple steps, creating very interesting meals. Grace uses superfoods and spice profiles from all over the world, including Africa, Asia, South America, the South Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and the U.S. In addition to 250 easy-to-make recipes, Grace includes healthy resources, guides, and tips for improving your lifespan and health-span as well as her signature FoodTrients Chart that tracks the health benefits of each recipe.
“My life has been devoted to my two passions – great food and wellness,” Grace says. “I have traveled the world in search of foods that can help us age better, and I love discovering food treasures from the Blue Zones and places beyond, where people live longer, healthier lives. This is the driving force behind my health website, FoodTrients.com, and my cookbooks.”
In May, 2023, Grace O attended the Gourmand International 2023 Awards ceremony in Umea, Sweden, with members of her FoodTrients team where the awards were presented. Grace and her team celebrated receiving the 2023 Gourmand award for the ‘Best in the World’ in the Health and Nutrition category for her cookbook, Anti-Aging Dishes from Around the World (Skyhorse/August 2022/Hardcover). Because this cookbook won a national award for Health and Nutrition, we were allowed to compete in the global competition for the ‘Best in the World’ award.
“All based on the principles of FoodTrients, the recipes in Grace O’s book take us on a journey through a world of thousands of cultures, all brought together for healthy eating. A gigantic undertaking in adapting many different culinary traditions for a result that makes you want to take care of yourself and your loved ones by cooking and, above all, by eating together.”
– Gourmand 2023 Award for Best in Health & Nutrition Book in the World.
Grace O is deeply honored to receive a second international award from Gourmand for her latest cookbook. Grace O’s previous cookbook, The Age Beautifully Cookbook, was awarded the 2017 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards’ top honor — ‘Best in the World’ for Innovative at Gourmand’s annual awards event in Yantai, China. Both her Age Beautifully and Age Gracefully cookbooks won IPPY and Living Now awards.
This just in! The Anti-Aging Dishes from Around the World cookbook has made “Best Seller” status on Amazon. We want to thank everyone who bought the E-cookbook or a hardcover copy, and we are especially grateful to everyone who also posted a review. As a result of all of those positive reviews, the cookbook has received a 4.9 out of 5 stars and the e-book is ranked #3 in Low Fat Cooking, #7 in Cancer Cookbooks, and #7 in Heart Healthy Cooking. Way to go, all of you health-minded cooks!
We also received exciting news that Grace O’s new cookbook, Anti-Aging Dishes from Around the World, has been named a national winner of the Gourmand Cookbook Awards in the Health & Nutrition category. This means the cookbook is now eligible for the “Best in the World” award, which Gourmand will announce at the Umea Food Symposium event in Sweden in May. Grace’s last cookbook, The Age Beautifully Cookbook, won a “Best in the World” for Innovation in 2017 and The Age GRACEfully Cookbook, won Living Now Books “Gold-Award” in 2015.
Anti-Aging Dishes from Around the World: Recipes to Boost Immunity, Improve Skin, Promote Longevity, Lower Inflammation and Detoxify
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“Over the years I’ve told my patients that when trying to lose weight, or to just get healthier, you don’t have to go on a bland, tasteless diet regimen. This cookbook proves my case.” – Mark Rosenberg, M.D.
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Chef and author Grace O has traveled the world in search of delicious, good-for-you foods. Her passion for discovering food treasures from the Blue Zones and elsewhere, where people live longer, healthier lives, is the driving force behind FoodTrients.com and her new cookbook, Anti-Aging Dishes from Around the World.
In her third cookbook, Grace O delivers all the hallmarks of her two previous award-winning cookbooks, and more. In addition to 250 easy-to-make recipes using everyday favorites, exotic ingredients, and superfoods from around the world, Anti-Aging Dishes from Around the World includes healthy resources, guides, and tips for improving your lifespan and health-span.
The book also features invaluable guides to:
And of course, her signature FoodTrients chart that tracks the health benefits of each recipe (at right).
Grace O’s global approach to her age-fighting recipes ramps up the flavor profiles of each dish to entice food lovers everywhere. She takes classic recipes and gives them international twists with a few simple steps, creating very interesting meals. For example, people will love her global take on chicken soup with recipes developed with Asian, French, Greek, Middle Eastern, Mexican, Latin, and Indian variations.
She does the same thing with basic sauces, pestos, main dishes, pastas, bowls, drinks, and more.
Her recipes use superfoods and spice profiles from all over the world, including Africa, Asia, Latin America, Polynesia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, India, Mexico, and the U.S.
If you want to know the top foods for aging better or the difference between prebiotics and probiotics; which cooking oils are best to use; which salts are healthier; the perfect teas to help you calm down, energize, or fight the flu. . .this is the cookbook for you.
All proceeds from this new book will be donated to the Grace O Foundation, which supports educating the public about nutrition, working with other food-based non-profits, and participating in research that explores food and the diseases of aging.