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Healing Nutrition is a practical guide to eating in order to optimize health. Features an updated weight control section that includes an an alysis of fad diets and their effects. Compares the pros and con of li ving foods such as sprouted seeds, yogurt and salads, and the benefits and hazards of vegetarian diets. Examines the progression of nutritio nal needs over a lifetime.
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
Part 1: The Importance of Healing Nutrition. Chapter 1: Why healing Nutrition? Chapter 2: The Meaning of Food. Chapter 3: Food and Disease. Part 2: Understanding the Basics. Chapter 4: Basic Nutritional Needs. Chapter 5: Proteins. Chapter 6: Fats. Chapter 7: Carbohydrates. Chapter 8: Vitamins and Minerals. Chapter 9: Emotions and Food. Chapter 10: Nutrition Through the Lifespan. Part 3: New Dimensions of Healing Foods. Chapter 11: New Food Facts. Chapter 12: Living Foods. Chapter 13: Healing Herbs. Chapter 14: Vegetarianism. Chapter 15: The Joys of Juicing. Chapter 16: The Healing Powers of Wine. Chapter 17: Controversies in Nutrition. Part 4: Gaining Control of Your Weight. Chapter 18: Effective Dieting.