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Take Charge of Parkinson's Disease: Dynamic Lifestyle Changes to Put YOU in the Driver's Seat
     

Take Charge of Parkinson's Disease: Dynamic Lifestyle Changes to Put YOU in the Driver's Seat

by Anne Cutter Mikkelsen
 

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Take Charge of Parkinson’s Disease is for the half million North Americans with Parkinson’s disease who are focused on living a healthy lifestyle that emphasizes nutrition and exercise as a way of maintaining optimal health. Anne Mikkelsen, a professional chef, includes recipes that combine the widest variety of anti-oxidant, nutrient-rich

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Take Charge of Parkinson’s Disease is for the half million North Americans with Parkinson’s disease who are focused on living a healthy lifestyle that emphasizes nutrition and exercise as a way of maintaining optimal health. Anne Mikkelsen, a professional chef, includes recipes that combine the widest variety of anti-oxidant, nutrient-rich ingredients, as well as liberal doses of herbs and spices known to favorably impact the brain and potentially reduce the effects of the disease. Healthy lifestyle recommendations are interspersed with Mikkelsen's memoir of her journey with her husband as they discover how to live well with Parkinson’s disease. The approach to general wellness will resonate with the generation of readers in their fifties and beyond who want to emphasize optimal wellness, healthy aging, and living with any chronic disease.

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Reviewer: Natalya V Shneyder, MD (Mayo Clinic Arizona)
Description: This is an unusual and informative book on Parkinson's disease that combines a caregiver guide with a sophisticated cookbook for healthy nutrition.
Purpose: The author uses her experience both as a culinary professional and as a provider of long-term support of her husband with Parkinson's disease to outline a healthy lifestyle that can benefit anyone.
Audience: This book provides information and help in the everyday lives of all those who can put a human face on Parkinson's disease. Patients, physicians, or caregivers all can benefit from the author's ideas of healthy lifestyle and nutrition.
Features: It includes a brief, well-written description of symptoms, possible causes, and expectations of patients with Parkinson's disease, as well as healthy recipes that anybody can use. Especially if you are stressed by the everyday care of a loved one who is battling Parkinson's, this book can give you many innovative ideas on how to make life better.
Assessment: This is a great addition to currently available books on healthy nutrition, as it concentrates specifically on people suffering from Parkinson's disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780982321935
Publisher:
DiaMedica
Publication date:
01/11/2011
Series:
A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.61(d)

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