The Complete Book of Alternative Nutrition: Powerful New Ways to Use Foods, Herbs, Supplements and Special Diets to Prevent and Cure Disease

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Explore the healing potential of the world's most extraordinary diets. The editors of PREVENTION magazine interviewed scores of leading health pioneers from around the world for their advice on diets ranging from Ayurveda to Pritikin, from ancestral nutrition to the soy-rich diet. Discover the remarkable healing power of these ancient and modern diets - how thousands of foods can "perform miracles." With meal plans and resource lists to help you find direct sources of hundreds of special foods, The Complete Book ...
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Overview

Explore the healing potential of the world's most extraordinary diets. The editors of PREVENTION magazine interviewed scores of leading health pioneers from around the world for their advice on diets ranging from Ayurveda to Pritikin, from ancestral nutrition to the soy-rich diet. Discover the remarkable healing power of these ancient and modern diets - how thousands of foods can "perform miracles." With meal plans and resource lists to help you find direct sources of hundreds of special foods, The Complete Book of Alternative Nutrition is a self-help guide to thousands of foods and menus that can help cure disease relieve pain and add years to your life.

"...learn about a variety of natural diets, amont them the macrobiotic, vegetarian, and Chineses nutrition diets... herbs and other natural supplements that can help alleviate aches and pain, clear up illnesses, and clear the body of"

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  • ISBN-13: 9780875963228
  • Publisher: Rodale Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/7/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 449
  • Product dimensions: 6.71 (w) x 9.36 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Vegetarianism: The Once and Future Diet 2
2 Ancestral Nutrition: Following in the Footsteps of Early Man 21
3 Macrobiotics: Traditional Eating for Modern Health 35
4 Chinese Nutrition: Three Thousand Years of Healing with Food 57
5 Religion-Based Diets: Food for the Spirit and Health 70
6 Ayurveda: Customized Nutritional Healing 80
7 The Ornish Program: Eating to Open Your Heart 108
8 The Pritikin Plan: From the Folks Who Invented Low-Fat 134
9 The Longevity Diet: Eating to Stop the Clock 156
10 The Raw Foods Diet: Eating Nature's Way 170
11 Fasting: The Fast Track to Good Health 176
12 Alternative Supplements: Trolling for Truth in a Sea of Claims 194
13 Herbal Nutrition: Where Kitchen Meets Pharmacy 234
14 Arthritis: Quench the Fire in Your Joints 254
15 Cancer: Recipes for Protection 265
16 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Eating to Build Energy 281
17 Diabetes: Big Benefits from Small Changes 291
18 Digestive Problems: Ease Them with Food 303
19 Fatigue: Eating Away Your Exhaustion 331
20 Food Allergies and Sensitivities: Was It Really Something You Ate? 339
21 Heart Disease and High Cholesterol: Beyond Low-Fat - The New Heart-Smart Eating 354
22 High Blood Pressure: Pressure-Sensitive Eating 375
23 Mental and Emotional Conditions: Eating for What's Eating You 384
24 Migraines: Feeding Your Aching Head 397
25 Multiple Sclerosis: A Healing Diet? 402
26 Osteoporosis: Winning the Battle of the Bone 405
27 Solving Your Health Problems: How to Choose Your Healing Diet 414
Credits 423
Index 425
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