Pottenger's Prophecy: How Food Resets Genes for Wellness or Illness [NOOK Book]

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Be assured: the age of nutritional epigenetics has arrived. Pottenger’s Prophecy: How Food Resets Genes for Wellness or Illness reveals the foods that launch your genes on a path toward illness, as well as the diet that can activate “health” genes—often instantly—to promote a longer, healthier life. Regardless of your current health status, Pottenger’s Prophecy is the source for anyone who wants to eat to reset genes—NOW—for health, healing, and longevity. Read it and discover the food and nutrition secrets you ...
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Pottenger's Prophecy: How Food Resets Genes for Wellness or Illness

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Overview

Be assured: the age of nutritional epigenetics has arrived. Pottenger’s Prophecy: How Food Resets Genes for Wellness or Illness reveals the foods that launch your genes on a path toward illness, as well as the diet that can activate “health” genes—often instantly—to promote a longer, healthier life. Regardless of your current health status, Pottenger’s Prophecy is the source for anyone who wants to eat to reset genes—NOW—for health, healing, and longevity. Read it and discover the food and nutrition secrets you and your offspring need to live up to your epigenetic health potential . . . for life.
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In the 1930s, Dr. Francis M. Pottenger Jr. discovered that mother cats fed a poor diet passed their health problems on to their kittens over three generations. Modern medicine, with its new knowledge of genetics, has found that this also applies to humans. Epigenetics, the study of the relationship between the environment and genes, is showing how lifestyle influences health. Nutritional therapists and researchers Graham, Deborah Kesten, and Larry Scherwitz explain this to readers and make recommendations for healthy living—eating fresh, natural, organic foods that are minimally processed; consuming the correct proportion of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats; using sustainably raised plant and animal foods and wild-caught fish; drinking clean water; and storing and preparing foods in ways that preserve nutrients. They also recommend mindful food preparation and eating. A bibliography of current scientific literature and websites offers the evidence for their theories. VERDICT Although there's nothing particularly new here, this book offers sound advice for healthy eating. Recommended for public and consumer health libraries and interested readers.—Barbara M. Bibel, Oakland P.L.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011382536
  • Publisher: Gray Graham
  • Publication date: 6/14/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 682,794
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Gray Graham, NTP, teaches clinical nutrition to physicians and other healthcare practitioners worldwide. He is the founder of the Nutritional Therapy Association (NTA).

Deborah Kesten, MPH, is a nutrition researcher, award-winning author, and certified wellness coach. Her pioneering work explores the power of food to heal physically, emotionally, spiritually, and socially.

Larry Scherwitz, PhD, is a behavioral scientist, author, and lecturer, with a special focus on mind-body medicine, preventing and reversing heart disease, and overcoming overweight and obesity.
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