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The delicious way to better health, Healing Foods For Dummies puts the “treat” back in treatment. Packed with shopping tips, cooking tricks, and more than 60 scrumptious recipes, this bountiful guide shows you how to:
Guided by crack nutritionist and bestselling author of nutritional guides and award-winning cookbooks, Molly Siple, you’ll discover hundreds of healing foods and the vitamins, minerals and therapeutic phytochemicals they contain.
From alfalfa to zucchini, she describes an array of best nutritional remedies, and she supplies:
This friendly, caring, and accessible introduction to the world of healing foods medicine is a fun, fact-filled resource for anyone looking for a safe, easy-to-use alternative, or supplement, to conventional medicine, and who looks forward to a long, healthy life.
PART I: STAYING HEALTHY WITH GOOD FOOD.
Chapter 1: Food Is Your Friend.
Chapter 2: Healing Traditions: Time-Honored Systems of Nutrition.
PART II: SETTIN UP YOUR HEALING FOODS KITCHEN.
Chapter 3: The Conscious Kitchen.
Chapter 4: Shopping for Healing Foods.
PART III: MOTHER NATURE'S BEST FOODS.
Chapter 5: Rediscovering Whole Grains and Bringing Back Beans.
Chapter 6: Getting Bushels of Health Benefits from Fruits and Vegetables.
Chapter 7: Including Meats, Poultry, and Game in Your Diet.
Chapter 8: Saving a Place for Seafood.
Chapter 9: Taking a Fresh Look at Eggs and Dairy.
Chapter 10: Quality Fats and Healing Seeds and Nuts.
Chapter 11: Healing Herbs, Spices, and Flavorings.
Chapter 12: Selecting the Healthiest Beverages.
PART IV: TREATING MEDICAL PROBLEMS WITH HEALING FOODS.
Chapter 13: Wakeup Foods for Fatigue.
Chapter 14: Improving Your Mood with Food.
Chapter 15: Eating for a Healthy Heart.
Chapter 16: Reducing Your Risk of Cancer at Every Meal.
Chapter 17: Healing Foods for Women.
Chapter 18: Healing Foods for Men.
Chapter 19: Feeding Children Healing Foods.
Chapter 20: Food Remedies for Common Problems.
Chapter 21: Putting It All Together.
Chapter 22: Eating on the Run.
PART V: THE PART OF TENS.
Chapter 23: Ten Beautiful Ways to Serve Healing Foods.
Chapter 24: Ten Eating Strategies for Elders.
Chapter 25: Ten Reasons to Begin Eating Healing Foods Today.
Appendix A: A to Z to Ailments and Healing Foods.
Appendix B: A to Z Guide to Healing Foods.
Appendix C: Mail-Order Sources for Good Foods and Supplies.
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