Gillian McKeith's Food Bible: How to Use Food to Cure What Ails You

Gillian McKeith's Food Bible: How to Use Food to Cure What Ails You

by Gillian McKeith
     
 

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From the author of the 2-million- copy international bestseller You Are What You Eat comes the essential guide to health and nutrition

The celebrated clinical nutritionist, author of the internationally bestselling You Are What You Eat, and host of the BBC America show of the same name offers a comprehensive and fully illustrated

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From the author of the 2-million- copy international bestseller You Are What You Eat comes the essential guide to health and nutrition

The celebrated clinical nutritionist, author of the internationally bestselling You Are What You Eat, and host of the BBC America show of the same name offers a comprehensive and fully illustrated guide to the health effects, uses, and benefits of the foods we eat and how nutrition affects our general health, aging, ability to fight disease, and quality of life. Gillian McKeith’s Food Bible is as user-friendly as it is thorough, featuring food based treatments for common illnesses and diseases, from arthritis to diabetes and chronic fatigue syndrome to migraines. For example:

· Almonds can assist in weight loss.
· Wild yams help promote fertility.
· Berries, spinach, romaine lettuce and broccoli combat dry skin by stimulating oil and collagen production.
· Tomatoes contain an antioxidant that can help prevent cancer.

Gillian provides cutting-edge Food Action Plan Prescriptions incorporating the right foods, herbs and quick tips for over 100 everyday ailments. The solutions in this book are tried and tested and based on more than 15 years of consulting with clients in private practice. Gillian McKeith’s Food Bible will completely change the way you think about food.

Editorial Reviews

Clinical nutritionist Gillian McKeith has become a veritable good health franchise: The author of You Are What You Eat runs the internationally famous McKeith Clinic in London and serves as the host of a popular BBC show. She views this book as her magnum opus: "I've decided to put my life's work into one must-have food bible. It's a book you can dip in and out of or read cover to cover. You can search for specific foods or ailments, or learn just how foods affect your well-being, from head to toe, birth to old age. Whether you want to learn what to eat to help protect you from winter colds, sail through menopause, or banish your IBS, my book provides the answers at your fingertips." This 400-page A-to-Z health and nutrition guide delivers on its promises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101659175
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/27/2009
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
945,672
File size:
13 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Gillian McKeith, Ph.D., is the internationally acclaimed clinical nutritionist and director of the renowned McKeith Research Centre in London. Her extensive clientele includes professional and Olympic athletes, members of the royal family, and famous celebrities. Dr. Gillian is the presenter of You Are What You Eat, a smash hit prime-time TV show in the UK, and the author of the number-one bestselling book You Are What You Eat, which is now being translated into other languages around the world.  She is also the author of Living Food for Health (Piatkus/Basic). Raised in Scotland, Gillian now travels extensively, giving lectures and seminars to packed audiences.

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