Food Cures

Food Cures

Breakthrough Nutritional Prescriptions for Everything From Colds to Cancer

Book - 2007
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Penguin Putnam
Discover cures for common conditions from allergies to gum disease, from insomnia to lowering your cholesterol.  Includes 75 immune-boosting recipes.

Clean out your medicine cabinet and restock with healing and appealing items from the grocery store. Treat the most common ailments naturally, safely, and deliciously-and live pain free, disease free, and worry free!

Rely less on pills and more on real food. How much? How often? Here you'll find all the answers, the research-validated treatments, and successful cures for dozens of common conditions. The past few years have been filled with intriguing announcements from the world of medical research. Forget about wonder drugs-we're living in a time of wonder foods. The foods described in this book are nutritional powerhouses bursting with compounds that have specific and well-defined health benefits-included are 75 healthy recipes that will please every member of the family.
Healing foods section includes information about:
* How a rainbow of fruits and vegetables (8 to 9 servings a day)-the wider the variety the better-will lower the risk of an array of cancers
* How dark chocolate contains hefty amounts of disease-fighting flavonoids and can significantly improve blood pressure
* How olive oil lowers "bad" LDL cholesterol and raises "good" HDL cholesterol
* How spinach, in addition to protecting your eyes from macular degeneration, is a valuable source of vitamin K, which can help maintain bone density

Discover cures for common conditions from allergies to gum disease, from insomnia to lowering your cholesterol. Changing your diet won't guarantee that you'll never get sick or need drugs, but eating the right food can help heal what ails you and can bolster your body's defenses against disease, treat disease directly, and even slow the aging process.

Baker & Taylor
Draws on current understanding about the connection between health and common "power foods" to counsel readers on how to minimize dependence on medication and restock a pantry, in a reference that provides seventy-five recipes and makes recommendations for treating common ailments. Original. 35,000 first printing.

Simon and Schuster
Clean out your medicine cabinet and restock with healing and appealing items from the grocery store. Treat the most common ailments naturally, safely, and deliciously-and live pain free, disease free, and worry free!

Rely less on pills and more on real food. How much? How often? Here you'll find all the answers, the research-validated treatments, and successful cures for dozens of common conditions. The past few years have been filled with intriguing announcements from the world of medical research. Forget about wonder drugs-we're living in a time of wonder foods. The foods described in this book are nutritional powerhouses bursting with compounds that have specific and well-defined health benefits-included are 75 healthy recipes that will please every member of the family.
Healing foods section includes information about:
* How a rainbow of fruits and vegetables (8 to 9 servings a day)-the wider the variety the better-will lower the risk of an array of cancers
* How dark chocolate contains hefty amounts of disease-fighting flavonoids and can significantly improve blood pressure
* How olive oil lowers "bad" LDL cholesterol and raises "good" HDL cholesterol
* How spinach, in addition to protecting your eyes from macular degeneration, is a valuable source of vitamin K, which can help maintain bone density

Discover cures for common conditions from allergies to gum disease, from insomnia to lowering your cholesterol. Changing your diet won't guarantee that you'll never get sick or need drugs, but eating the right food can help heal what ails you and can bolster your body's defenses against disease, treat disease directly, and even slow the aging process.

Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest, c2007
ISBN: 9780762107971
0762107979
9780762107308
0762107308
Characteristics: 352 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Wait, Marianne 1967-

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