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‘Disciples’ Diet’ fundraiser at Coventry Cross

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A Gardnerville author will host a free lunch featuring foods the Disciples ate at Coventry Cross Episcopal Church in Minden on Sunday.

Kimberly Wilkes, co-author of “The Disciples’ Diet: Eat Like Jesus Did To Feel Energized, Lose Weight, and Live a Long Life and The Disciples’ Diet Cookbook,” will discuss Jesus’ lifestyle and the types of foods He and his contemporaries ate. The event will take place after the 10 a.m. service at at 1631 Esmeralda Place in Minden 11 a.m. Sunday. Wilkes and co-author, Portland, Ore., doctor Chris D. Meletis, N.D., will donate their royalties from any books sold at Coventry Cross that day to the church.

The fundraiser will feature samples of the food(while supplies last) made from recipes in the cookbook including savory vegetable soup, grain-free cashew, raisin, and cinnamon bread, and gluten-free tahini cookies.

The book offers information about the types of foods Jesus ate, and advice on how to avoid or reduce modern day threats to health such as noise and air pollution, emotional stress, electromagnetic fields and more. The book provides more than 100 recipes.

The diet was Meletis’ idea. He has authored more than a dozen books and more than 200 national scientific articles in such journals and magazines as Natural Health, Alternative and Complementary Therapies, and Natural Pharmacy.

Wilkes is a freelance writer, who has written about health and nutrition for 20 years. She has published more than 500 articles as a co-author with healthcare practitioners or under her own byline. Her articles have appeared in publications such as Whole Health Insider, Townsend Letter, and Vitamin Research News.

For more information, contact Wilkes at 775-265-5671.