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Feast Your Eyes. The eye health cookbook

Feast Your Eyes. The eye health cookbook
Copyright (2010) Genetic Eye Foundation Limited

Author: compiled by Minas and Hellene Coroneo

When Published: 2010

Publisher: Genetic Eye Foundation Limited

Available:

Genetic Eye Foundation Limited
2 St Pauls Street,
Randwick NSW 2031

Phone: +61 2 9382 2493

Fax: +61 2 9382 2488

Email: Orders, Feast Your Eyes

Web: www.gef.org.au

Description: Paperback. Superbly designed.

Download Order Form for book:

Feast_Your_Eyes_A.pdf

Feast Your Eyes
, produced in conjunction with, and featuring the recipes of eminent Australian Chefs (and 3 non-Aussies as well), is not an ordinary cookbook.

The contributing chefs are:

Alfonso Ales, Peter Howard, Neil Perry, Sergi Arola, Matt Jefferson, Mark Pilgrim, Maggie Beer, Mark Jensen, Mark Poulter, Maria Bernadis, Selvam Kandasamy, Dominique Rizzo, Shaun Bowles, Matthew Kemp, Luciana Sampogna, Stephane Bremont, Owen Lacey, Gert Schwarz, Logan Campbell, Anthony Sui Pui Liu, James Stapely, Javier Codina, Megan McCulloch, Mirco Speri, Dallas Cuddy, Jim Mailes, Garry Sullivan, Ragini Dey, Tess Mallos, Hadleigh Troy, Timothy Down, Luke Mangan, David Tsirekas, Ian Hemphill, Justin Miles, Daniel Watson, Kate Hemphill, Joe Pavlovich, Bryant Wells, Iain Hewitson, Carole Peck

As distinct from most other publications in this genre, Feast Your Eyes offers sound advice on eating for health as well as pleasure. The recipes featured in this book stimulate interest in the benefit of eating fresh, wholesome food at all times.

Included are informative chapters on eye health, written in language anyone can understand, by Professor Minas T. Coroneo, Head of Department of Ophthalmology, University of NSW at the Prince of Wales Hospital.

As many people know, Professor Coroneo’s primary concern is ophthalmologic advancement in the provision of eye care for his patients, public and private. Couple that with his natural curiosity in all things medical, a long held interest in the importance of nutrition and the compilation of this book became a, pardon the pun, consuming passion.

Feast Your Eyes is guaranteed to interest a wide variety of people for many reasons. Part cookbook, part instruction manual, this book makes a valuable contribution to the knowledge of how best to achieve maximum nutrition from the foods we eat. It is also
the heart-warming story of the boy growing up with his family in Scone NSW.

The reader will, we hope, following the considered advice offered, learn how to improve the quality of their general health, at the same time ensuring optimum nourishment for the eyes.

We live at a frenetic pace in an age when everyone is time poor and fast food franchises abound. Takeaway is the norm in some households and meals lacking nutritious value are often eaten on the run. If the media is to be believed, family gatherings around the table at mealtimes are a thing of the past, so it is timely to be reminded of the advantages of making the effort to change our diet for a favourable outcome.

After many years of deliberation, months of research, lots of reading and phone calls, it is with considerable excitement that we announce this project has come to fruition. The beneficiary of all moneys raised by the sale of this book will be the Genetic Eye Foundation, researching the newest developments in maintenance of care, solutions to currently untreatable eye problems, and helping to fund research for the bionic eye.

Please support us in this venture.

Feast Your Eyes would make an excellent Christmas present; a valuable addition to the cookbook collection in any household.

How many copies would you like to buy?

About the eye health cookbook, Feast Your Eyes
compiled by Minas and Hellene Coroneo


Mostly we take our eyes for granted. But their function is crucial to our lives. So how do we protect them? Diet modification protects not just our general health but also our eye health. Here is a delicious way to do it.

Legendary chefs have been asked to contribute a recipe using ingredients selected by the Genetic Eye Foundation as beneficial for eye health. Internationally renowned, up and coming chefs and cooking teachers have also contributed recipes. The recipes are intrinsic to the well-known Mediterranean diet.

The Genetic Eye Foundation (GEF) is a non-profit, charitable organisation which assists and educates the visually impaired, especially those with hereditary eye diseases, helps to maintain vision by public and professional teaching and continues with research related to the eye, particularly bionic eye research.

Proceeds from copies of this book will assist the Genetic Eye Foundation’s important research into eye diseases and the bionic eye.

Professor Minas Coroneo traces the history and evidence for the benefits of traditional diets such as the Mediterranean diet in relation to a number of common eye conditions including macular degeneration, dry eye, cataract and glaucoma.

Joint compiler of the recipes, Hellene Coroneo has been the practice manager of her husband’s busy ophthalmic practice in Randwick, NSW since 1991.

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