Overview

Eat your way to better health and well-being

Making simple changes to your diet can significantly improve your health, from easing your menstrual and menopausal symptoms to strengthening your bones and protecting your heart. This book shows you how. Drawing from the latest medical and dietary research, Healthy Eating for Life for Women presents a complete and sensible plant-based nutrition program that will help you look and feel better, with ...

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Overview

Eat your way to better health and well-being

Making simple changes to your diet can significantly improve your health, from easing your menstrual and menopausal symptoms to strengthening your bones and protecting your heart. This book shows you how. Drawing from the latest medical and dietary research, Healthy Eating for Life for Women presents a complete and sensible plant-based nutrition program that will help you look and feel better, with more energy and vitality than ever before.

This book gives you a clear look at how women's bodies work and how common health problems arise, then provides detailed nutritional guidelines that have been carefully drafted by Physicians Committee nutrition experts. It includes over 100 delicious, easy-to-make recipes to help you put these healthy eating principles to work right away. Healthy Eating for Life for Women contains important information on:

  • Age-proofing from the inside out
  • Losing weight
  • Improving fertility and alleviating PMS
  • Relieving menopausal symptoms
  • Preventing cancer and arthritis
  • And more

No matter what your age or diet history, this book will give you the crucial knowledge you need to take charge now– of your eating, your health, and your life.

Also available:

Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer (0-471-43597-X)
Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes (0-471-43598-8)
Healthy Eating for Life for Children (0-471-43621-6)

Author Biography: The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM; web site: pcrm.org) is an international nonprofit organization of physicians, health careprofessionals, and laypersons promoting preventive medicine through innovative programs. PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., is a popular speaker and the author of Foods That Fight Pain; Eat Right, Live Longer; Food for Life; and other books on preventive medicine. PCRM promotes preventive medicine through their publication Good Medicine and through innovative programs, including the Cancer Project. PCRM's clinical research studies are breaking new ground in diabetes, obesity, pain management, and other serious conditions.
Kristine Kieswer is the editor of Good Medicine magazine, a quarterly publication of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471273301
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/15/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 568,845
  • File size: 968 KB

Meet the Author

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM; web site: pcrm.org) is an international nonprofit organization of physicians, health care professionals, and laypersons promoting preventive medicine through innovative programs. PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., is a popular speaker and the author of Foods That Fight Pain; Eat Right, Live Longer; Food for Life; and other books on preventive medicine. PCRM promotes preventive medicine through their publication Good Medicine and through innovative programs, including the Cancer Project. PCRM's clinical research studies are breaking new ground in diabetes, obesity, pain management, and other serious conditions.
KRISTINE KIESWER is the editor of Good Medicine magazine, a quarterly publication of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

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Table of Contents

Preface.
ESSENTIALS.
Age-Proofing from the Inside.
Making Sense of Nutrition.
MAKING IT WORK FOR YOU.
Diet and the Menstrual Cycle.
Enhancing Fertility.
A Healthy, Drug-Free Menopause.
LIFE-LONG HEALTH.
The Keys to Easy Weight-Loss.
Cancer Prevention.
Protecting Your Heart.
Using Foods Against Arthritis.
Keeping Bones Strong.
Free Yourself from Headaches.
Urinary Tract Health.
Putting it All to Work.
Recipes.

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