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Natural Health Guru: Overcoming Diabetes: The Complete Complementary Health Program in association with the Complimentary Medicine Association

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Internationally best-selling author Dr. Sarah Brewer presents one of the first books in an important new series: a highly authoritative, yet easy-to-follow program of complementary medicine and self-care treatments endorsed by the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation. It’s designed to support conventional treatment for this fast-growing and debilitating disease, and teach sufferers how to alleviate symptoms and enhance their well-being. Dr. Brewer builds her pioneering approach on the premise that we all ...
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Overview

Internationally best-selling author Dr. Sarah Brewer presents one of the first books in an important new series: a highly authoritative, yet easy-to-follow program of complementary medicine and self-care treatments endorsed by the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation. It’s designed to support conventional treatment for this fast-growing and debilitating disease, and teach sufferers how to alleviate symptoms and enhance their well-being. Dr. Brewer builds her pioneering approach on the premise that we all have unique requirements based on our age, gender, lifestyle, and genetic background. She offers tailor-made solutions ranging from gentle to full-strength, all featuring nutritional plans, workouts, and other lifestyle changes that will help you manage your diabetes better, significantly reduce your risk of long-term health complications, and feel better and more in control.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844834037
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Series: Natural Health Guru Series
  • Pages: 244
  • Sales rank: 1,428,583
  • Product dimensions: 7.64 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     06
Understanding diabetes     08
What is diabetes?     10
Type 1 diabetes     14
Type 2 diabetes     16
Diagnosing and monitoring diabetes     18
The complications of diabetes     20
Treating diabetes     24
The natural health approach     28
Complementary approaches to treatment     30
Aromatherapy     31
Herbal medicine     32
Ayurvedic medicine     34
Naturopathy     35
Homeopathy     36
Magnetic therapy     37
Reflexology     38
Yoga and qigong     40
Acupuncture     41
Meditation     43
Nutritional approaches to treatment     44
Controlling your carbs     45
Following a low-glycemic diet     47
Cutting down on salt     50
Eating more fiber     51
Eating good fats     52
Getting the benefits of fish oils     54
Eating more fruit and vegetables     56
Superfoods for diabetes     58
Supplements for diabetes     62
Lifestyle approaches totreatment     66
Smoking and alcohol     67
Getting regular exercise     68
Maintaining a healthy weight     70
The natural health guru programs     72
The natural health guru questionnaire     74
Starting the programs     77
The gentle program
Introducing the gentle program     78
Daily plans     82
Continuing the gentle program     98
The gentle program recipes
Breakfast recipes     100
Lunch recipes     102
Dinner recipes     104
Dessert recipes     108
The moderate program
Introducing the moderate program     110
Daily plans     114
Continuing the moderate program     130
The moderate program recipes
Breakfast recipes     132
Lunch recipes     134
Dinner recipes     136
Dessert recipes     141
The full-strength program
Introducing the full-strength program     142
Daily plans     146
Continuing the full-strength program     162
The full-strength program recipes
Breakfast recipes     164
Lunch recipes     166
Dinner recipes      168
Dessert and snack recipes     172
Resources     174
Index     176
Acknowledgments     180
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