Living Foods for Optimum Health: Staying Healthy in an Unhealthy World

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Did you know that what you eat could be making you sick? It's true. Some foods clog your body with energy-depleting fats, toxins, and chemicals. Where can you find the optimum nourishment your body needs to stay strong, healthy, and vigorous? For millions of people, the answer is in the health and healing properties of living foods—foods that are eaten raw and produced without dangerous, nutrient-robbing chemicals or additives.

For more than forty years, the Hippocrates Health ...

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Overview

Did you know that what you eat could be making you sick? It's true. Some foods clog your body with energy-depleting fats, toxins, and chemicals. Where can you find the optimum nourishment your body needs to stay strong, healthy, and vigorous? For millions of people, the answer is in the health and healing properties of living foods—foods that are eaten raw and produced without dangerous, nutrient-robbing chemicals or additives.

For more than forty years, the Hippocrates Health Institute has been teaching people how to cleanse and heal their bodies with naturally potent living foods. In this book, the first-ever sponsored by the Institute, authors Brian R. Clement and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo explain why living foods are vital to good health and offer a sensible plan for making the switch to a living foods diet.

With step-by-step instructions, lifestyle suggestions, and more than 100 healthful, delicious recipes, Living Foods for Optimum Health provides everything you need to take control of your health and well-being.

"An important and eminently readable book for the new era of self-care."

—Marilyn Diamond, co-author of Fit for Life

"A landmark guide to the essentials of healthy living."

—From the foreword by Coretta Scott King

"This book will open the way to a healthier and happier millennium."

—Helen Nearing, author of Living the Good Life and mother of the Back to Earth Movement

"Living food will change your life."

—Kenny Loggins, musician and composer

"The way to optimum health is more natural food. Thanks, Brian, for leading the way."

—Edgar Mitchell, Sc.D., Apollo Astronaut and founder of The Institute of Noetic Sciences

About the Authors

Brian R. Clement, a leader in natural health and healing, is director of the Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida, and founding director of the Coalition of Holistic Health.

Theresa Foy DiGeronimo is adjunct professor of English at The William Patterson College of New Jersey and author of numerous books, including The Natural Way of Healing Chronic Pain.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761514480
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/19/1998
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 551,660
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Theresa Foy DiGeronimo, M. Ed., is the author of numerous health books and coauthor of Living Fooks for Optimum Health. An adjunct professor teaching undergraduate and graduate writing courses at William Paterson University of New Jersey, she lives in Hawthorne, New Jersey.
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Table of Contents

Foreword by Coretta Scott King
Introduction
1.What We Know Now That We Didn't Know Then
2.The Facts About Living Foods
3.Living Longer and Better: A Program for Physical Health
4.Sometimes It Really Is All in the Mind: A Program for Mental Health
5.Counting Food Energy: Living Foods and Weight Management
6.Becoming a Living-Foods Vegetarian
7.Getting the Most from the Hippocrates Health Program
8.Shopping for Your Health
9.In the Kitchen with Living Foods
10.Eating in the Real World
11.Time to Eat: Living-Foods Recipes
Hors D'oeuvres
Breads
Butter Substitute Spreads
Soups
Salads
Dressings
Main Courses
Desserts
Juices and Drinks
Menus for One Week
Epilogue
Notes
Ingredient Glossary
Index
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