Foods to Heal By: An A-to-Z Guide to Medicinal Foods and Their Curative Properties

Foods to Heal By: An A-to-Z Guide to Medicinal Foods and Their Curative Properties

by Barry Fox
     
 

Get the latest nutrition advice on foods you can eat to help prevent disease and promote well-being.

One of today's leading nutrition experts reveals a cornucopia of delicious fruits and vegetables, whole grains and legumes, lean meats and dairy products, which can help you fight disease and increase your quality of life.

* Learn about the powerful cancer

Overview

Get the latest nutrition advice on foods you can eat to help prevent disease and promote well-being.

One of today's leading nutrition experts reveals a cornucopia of delicious fruits and vegetables, whole grains and legumes, lean meats and dairy products, which can help you fight disease and increase your quality of life.

* Learn about the powerful cancer "crucifier" family, which includes broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and kale

* Discover the magical healing properties of beta carotene, biotin, chromium, and omega-3

* Uncover the warning signs of vitamin and mineral deficiencies that can lead to disease

* Discover the specific foods you need to help prevent heart disease, PMS, diabetes, high blood pressure, and cancer

* Lower cholesterol, minimize acne, alleviate constipation, and decrease stress through specific foods

* Read about the newly discovered healing miracles in foods— phytochemicals

* Plus an A-to-Z guide to every essential vitamin and mineral

Includes an easy-to-read guide to the calorie, fat, fiber, vitamin and mineral content of every food discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312959876
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
11/15/1996
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

Barry Fox is a bestselling author of numerous health books. He is also a contributing editor to Let's Live Magazine and executive editor of the Business Report. A noted inspirational and motivational speaker, Dr. Fox has appeared on television and radio shows across the country.

Arnold Fox, M.D., is a practicing physician in Beverly Hills, California, with over forty years' experience in the front lines of crisis medicine. Currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of the Pacific, Dr. Fox has also taught at the University of California at Irvine/California College of Medicine, and has served on the Los Angeles County Supervisor's Task Force on Nutrition. Dr. Fox currently hosts his own weekly call-in health program at KBRT radio in Southern California.

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