RX from the Garden: 101 Food Cures You Can Easily Grow (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

RX from the Garden: 101 Food Cures You Can Easily Grow (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Kathleen Barnes
     
 

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Your backyard becomes an all-natural pharmacy!

Colds. Headaches. Upset stomach, Allergy symptoms. Depression. Circulation problems.

This timely book goes beyond using herbs as medicine; it also focuses on beneficial foods for more than 100 common ailments and shows you how to grow them.

In that way, RX from the Garden lets you circumvent

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Overview

Your backyard becomes an all-natural pharmacy!

Colds. Headaches. Upset stomach, Allergy symptoms. Depression. Circulation problems.

This timely book goes beyond using herbs as medicine; it also focuses on beneficial foods for more than 100 common ailments and shows you how to grow them.

In that way, RX from the Garden lets you circumvent expensive meds with questionable side effects by explaining what foods to eat to help you feel better. In addition to aligning health problems with natural cures, this valuable resource provides step-by-step instruction on how to easily cultivate the corresponding vegetables and herbs in your lawn, garden, or flowerbed.

According to Hippocrates, "Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food." Now you can reap health benefits for your very own backyard bounty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440511622
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
01/18/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Kathleen Barnes has ten books dealing with natural health to her credit—and is a Master Gardener who grows foods and herbs organically. For nearly seven years, she wrote the weekly natural health column for Woman's World magazine. She is a frequent guest on Frankie Boyer's natural health radio show. She bills her blog, Natural Living Now (www.kathleenbarnes.com) as "your guide to a long, healthy life while living gently on the planet." Barnes has been part of the effort to raise public awareness of natural heath as an advocate and yoga teacher for more than thirty years.

About the Foreword Writer
Dr. Stephen E. Southard is a physician practicing at Massachusetts General Hospital. He practices allopathic medicine, but has a strong interest in integrative CAM: incorporating extensive dietary/supplement teaching and addressing patients about such therapies as acupuncture, homeopathic treatments, and chelation. Dr. Southard completed his undergraduate degree at Yale University in 2001 and his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in 2006 after a year working for a biotech firm. In 2009, he completed his internal medicine residency.

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