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Alternative Cures That Really Work: For the Savvy Health Consumer-A Must-Have Guide to More Than 100 Food Remedies, Herbs, Supplements, and Healing Techniques
     

Alternative Cures That Really Work: For the Savvy Health Consumer-A Must-Have Guide to More Than 100 Food Remedies, Herbs, Supplements, and Healing Techniques

by Ronald L. Hoffman, Barry Fox
 

For the savvy health consumer a must-have guide to more than 100 food remedies, herbs, supplements, and healing techniques. Did you know that:
• Pairing psyllium, a soluble fiber, with a popular cholesterol-lowering medication may allow you to reduce you dosage of the drug?
• The herb valerian may alleviate anxiety without causing the

Overview

For the savvy health consumer a must-have guide to more than 100 food remedies, herbs, supplements, and healing techniques. Did you know that:
• Pairing psyllium, a soluble fiber, with a popular cholesterol-lowering medication may allow you to reduce you dosage of the drug?
• The herb valerian may alleviate anxiety without causing the drowsiness of certain anti-anxiety medicines?
• Cinnamon may help control your blood sugar if you have diabetes - but the trace mineral chromium may do the job better?
• Acupuncture may enhance the effectiveness of a common pain reliever for osteoarthritis? What distinguishes these for other natural and alternative remedies is that they actually work. They've been subjected to rigorous scientific study, as well as the scrutiny of leading health advisory organizations. And now they're available to you. Dr. Ronald Hoffman and Dr. Barry Fox - two of the nation's top experts on natural and alternative therapies - have teamed up to present to you the very best that complementary and alternative medicine have to offer. They've screened and evaluated hundreds of remedies to identify those that are scientifically proven to be effective for specific health concerns. The exclusive one- to five-star rating system allows you to review and compare remedies at a glance. Then follow the detailed information on dosage and side effects, so you can try the remedies of your choosing with confidence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594864520
Publisher:
Rodale Press, Inc.
Publication date:
10/30/2006
Pages:
388

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