Complete Guide to Healing Food

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An authoritative and practical reference guide to using nutrition to develop optimum health.

The idea of using food to heal is not new; people as diverse as Native Americans and Aboriginal Australians have used food as remedies for thousands of years. Today, research reveals a wealth of new findings on how certain dietary substances provide protection against disease. The Complete Guide to Healing Foods offers the most up-to-date information in...

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Overview

An authoritative and practical reference guide to using nutrition to develop optimum health.

The idea of using food to heal is not new; people as diverse as Native Americans and Aboriginal Australians have used food as remedies for thousands of years. Today, research reveals a wealth of new findings on how certain dietary substances provide protection against disease. The Complete Guide to Healing Foods offers the most up-to-date information in this comprehensive and practical sourcebook.

Authoritative Food File: A detailed photographic fact file profiles over 70 key foods reported to have particularly beneficial effects, from broccoli and bread to strawberries and zucchini. Information covers key nutritional values, research findings, and active therapeutic properties, plus tips on selection, storage, preparation, and recommended daily amounts.

Advice On More Than 80 Ailments: From life-threatening conditions, such as heart disease and cancer, to the common cold and heartburn, a vast range of ailments can be relieved through diet. Nutritional healing strategies are featured for more than 80 conditions, incorporating advice on the best ways to build up the immune system and boost energy levels.

Nutrition For Life: Babies, adolescents, pregnant women, and the elderly can certainly benefit from eating certain key healing foods. Buy anyone can put the essential nutritional information in Complete Guide to Healing Foods to good use in their every day lives.

Author Biography: Amanda Ursell is a qualified dietitian who works as a broadcaster, freelance journalist, and author specializing in nutrition. Born in southern England and now living in London, she worked as a dietitian at St. Stephen's and Westminster hospitals before embarking on her current career. She has a monthly column in Men's Health and a weekly column in London's Sunday Times. She has contributed to a variety of national newspapers and magazines and has made numerous guest appearances on a wide range of television and radio programs. Her previous books include The Antioxidant Diet and Eat to Beat Indigestion.

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Ursell (a dietician and author) describes the healing properties of various foods, which are depicted in appealing arrangements and good quality color photographs. The text is divided into four sections: food for body and mind, food profiles<-->sub-divided into vegetables, fruits, grains, and meat, fish and dairy; life stages; and treating ailments. Charts and boxes containing key nutrients and key benefits are included for each food type in this clearly designed reference. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789451637
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/1/2000
  • Series: Complete Guides
  • Edition description: 1 AMER ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 11.72 (w) x 7.96 (h) x 0.93 (d)

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