Nutricures: Foods and Supplements That Work with Your Body to Relieve Symptoms and Speed Heal [NOOK Book]

Overview

Among natural therapies, nutritional remedies—foods and supplements—remain the most popular choices by far. It’s easy to understand why: They’re readily available, easily affordable, and virtually free of side effects.

But choosing the best remedy for a particular condition can be a challenge even for nutrition-minded consumers. Which is more effective, foods or supplements? What’s the proper dosage? Can certain nutrients negate each other or ...

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Nutricures: Foods and Supplements That Work with Your Body to Relieve Symptoms and Speed Heal

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Overview

Among natural therapies, nutritional remedies—foods and supplements—remain the most popular choices by far. It’s easy to understand why: They’re readily available, easily affordable, and virtually free of side effects.

But choosing the best remedy for a particular condition can be a challenge even for nutrition-minded consumers. Which is more effective, foods or supplements? What’s the proper dosage? Can certain nutrients negate each other or interfere with medications?

NutriCures answers these and other questions as it reveals the most potent healing nutrients for a host of health concerns, including back pain, dry eyes, insomnia, psoriasis, and sinusitis.

Turn to NutriCures for:

• unbiased reporting of the "state of the science" in nutritional therapy

• practical strategies for getting the most from healing foods and supplements

• clear dosage instructions, plus vital information on possible nutrient-drug interactions

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605290669
  • Publisher: Rodale
  • Publication date: 4/13/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,095,535
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

ALICE FEINSTEIN has been writing and editing health books for more than 20 years.

PREVENTION is the #1 healthy lifestyle brand and the 15th largest magazine in the nation, with more than 11 million readers.

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Table of Contents

Introduction viii

How to Use This Book xiii

Nutrient Prescriptions for Common Conditions

Acne 3

Addictions 12

Aging 18

Alcohol Use and Abuse 28

Allergies 30

Alzheimer's Disease 38

Arthritis 44

Asthma 50

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 59

Back Pain and Neck Pain 66

Breastfeeding 70

Brittle Nails 76

Cancer 78

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 88

Cataracts 91

Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity 96

Colds and Flu 108

Cold Sores 116

Constipation 119

Depression 123

Diabetes 131

Dry Eye Syndrome 142

Erectile Dysfunction 145

Fall Prevention 149

Fatigue 153

Fatty Liver Disease (and Cirrhosis) 161

Fibroids (and Endometriosis) 167

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 174

Gallstones 184

Glare Sensitivity 188

Gum Disease 190

Heart Disease 200

Hepatitis 210

High Blood Pressure 216

High Cholesterol 223

Infertility 233

Inflammatory Bowel Disease 239

Insomnia 248

Macular Degeneration 253

Memory Problems 262

Menopause 268

Menstrual Cramps 274

Mental Health Issues 278

Migraines and other Headaches 284

Multiple Sclerosis 290

Osteoporosis 300

Parkinson's Disease 306

Prediabetes 312

Pregnancy 318

Premenstrual Syndrome 324

Prostate Problems 329

Psoriasis 336

Seasonal Affective Disorder 342

Sinusitis 344

Smell and Taste Problems 348

Stress and Anxiety 353

Surgery 361

Thyroid Problems 367

Tinnitus 375

Urinary Tract Infections 378

Weight Problems 380

Wrinkles 387

Index 393

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