The Most Effective Natural Cures on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about What Treatments Work and Why

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A comprehensive look at natural treatments and healing methods that work.

Jonny Bowden takes his practical, knowledgeable, and open-minded approach—the same approach that made The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth so successful—and focuses it on natural cures, revealing the best of alternative medicine for a mainstream audience. Through his personal use, extensive research, and wide-ranging expertise in nutrition and health, Jonny sorts through the myriad home remedies from every ...

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Overview

A comprehensive look at natural treatments and healing methods that work.

Jonny Bowden takes his practical, knowledgeable, and open-minded approach—the same approach that made The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth so successful—and focuses it on natural cures, revealing the best of alternative medicine for a mainstream audience. Through his personal use, extensive research, and wide-ranging expertise in nutrition and health, Jonny sorts through the myriad home remedies from every discipline and tradition to show which work and how best to use these proven healing techniques. He also explains through approachable and articulate descriptions why they work and on what basis he selected these cures—whether it is patient testimonials or the latest scientific studies to give you peace of mind and the information you need about each treatment.

The book explores more than 75 common conditions, including allergies, cancer, high cholesterol, depression, diabetes, hypertension, menopause, and stress.

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Bowden, Jonny. The Most Effective Natural Cures on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About What Treatments Work and Why. Fair Winds: Quayside. Jan. 2008. c.360p. photogs. index. ISBN 978-1-59233-291-5. pap. $24.99. HEALTH Verdict: In this fast-paced world of pill poppers and pill pushers, fitness expert Bowden (Living the Low-Carb Life) provides a welcome, vetted holistic approach encompassing the mind-body connection and natural treatments. Although the book's organization could be improved by listing each condition alphabetically, the content is useful, and readers can locate topics using the index. Recommended for medium to large public and academic libraries.

Background: In six chapters, Bowden reviews more than 75 specific health concerns and alternative treatments for a variety of topics including cancer, skin disorders, PMS, stress, diabetes, menopause, and depression. Readers learn about alternative and cutting-edge natural remedies, including supplements, herbs, foods, and healthy lifestyle choices, complete with research, a glossary, recommended reading and resources, and indexes. More than 75 attractive full-color photos lend the book a coffee-table tome browsability - Library Journal's Xpress Reviews

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Bowden, Jonny. The Most Effective Natural Cures on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About What Treatments Work and Why. Fair Winds: Quayside. Jan. 2008. c.360p. photogs. index. ISBN 978-1-59233-291-5. pap. $24.99. HEALTH Verdict: In this fast-paced world of pill poppers and pill pushers, fitness expert Bowden (Living the Low-Carb Life) provides a welcome, vetted holistic approach encompassing the mind-body connection and natural treatments. Although the book's organization could be improved by listing each condition alphabetically, the content is useful, and readers can locate topics using the index. Recommended for medium to large public and academic libraries.

Background: In six chapters, Bowden reviews more than 75 specific health concerns and alternative treatments for a variety of topics including cancer, skin disorders, PMS, stress, diabetes, menopause, and depression. Readers learn about alternative and cutting-edge natural remedies, including supplements, herbs, foods, and healthy lifestyle choices, complete with research, a glossary, recommended reading and resources, and indexes. More than 75 attractive full-color photos lend the book a coffee-table tome browsability - Library Journal's Xpress Reviews

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592334742
  • Publisher: Fair Winds Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., a board-certified nutritionist with a master's degree in psychology, is a nationally known expert on nutrition, weight loss, and health. He is the author of several best-selling titles, including The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer, and The 150 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Energy. He is the nutrition editor for Pilates Style, a contributing editor for Clean Eating, and a columnist for both America Online and Better Nutrition. His work has been featured in dozens of national publications (print and online) including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Time, Oxygen, Marie Claire, Diabetes Focus, US Weekly, Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, Self, Fitness, Allure, Essence, Men's Health, Weight Watchers, Prevention, Woman's World, Fitness, Natural Health, and Shape. He lives in Woodland Hills, CA. Visit www.jonnybowden.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Acne: Clear Up This Condition with the Paleo Diet and Saw Palmetto

Aging Complications: Feel Young Again with this Combo Cure

Allergies, Seasonal and Food-Related: Consider this Combo Cure for Relief—and Answers

Anxiety: Calm Your Nerves with Theanine

Arthritis: Ease the Pain with Glucosamine and Chondroitin

Asthma: Breathe Easier with Quercetin and Antioxidants

Bad Breath: Clear the Air with Digestive Enzymes and Probiotics

Benign Prostate Hyperlasia (BPH): Skip the Midnight Trip to the Bathroom with Saw Palmetto

Cravings: Calm Your Appetite for Carbs with Glutamine

Depression: Feel Better with These Natural Antidepressants

Diabetes/Metabolic syndrome: Start with Chromium and Skip the Carbs

Eczema: Clear It up with This Combo Cure

Emotional Pain: Ease Your Symptoms with Emotional Freedom Technique

Gout: Snack on Cherries to Reduce the Pain and Inflammation

Heart Disease: Strengthen and Protect Your Heart with This Array of Natural Aids

Heartburn: Calm the Fires with Enzymes and Bugs

Hepatitis C: Try This Powerful Combo Cure

Herpes: Strike Back with Lysine

Hot Flashes: Cool Down with Black Cohosh and Dong Quai

Hypertension/High Blood Pressure: Get Your Levels Down with CoQ10, Whey Protein, and the DASH Diet

Impotence/Premature ejaculation/sagging Libido: Get Your Old Self Back with Horny Goat Weed

Infection Prevention: Stay Healthy with Zinc

Infertility: Try One of the Oldest Treatments on Earth

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease/ Ulcerative Colitis): Ease Your Symptoms with the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and These Supplements

Insomnia/sleep Disorders: Rest Easy with Inositol

Kidney stones: Use This Combo Cure and Take a Pass on This Painful Condition

Low energy/stress Fatigue: Get a Lift from Rhodiola

Macular Degeneration/Vision: Prevent Eyesight Problems with Antioxidants

Migraines: Ease Your Mind with These Herbs and Nutrients

Polycystic Ovary syndrome (PCOs): Attack These Symptoms with a Low-Carb Diet

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)/trauma: Use EMDR to Help

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS): Feel Better Each Month with Dr. Jonny’s PMS Cocktail

Ulcers: Heal Your Stomach with Zinc Carnosine

Weight Loss: Burn Fat Faster with Interval Training

Yeast Infections: Prevent this Problem with This Combo Cure

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Index

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    Posted April 24, 2011

    So far so good.

    I've tried 3 remedies so far & all worked like a charm. I've never been big on alternative medicine, but thought I'd try something new. I've been pleasantly surprised so far.

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