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The Eating for Recovery: The Essential Nutrition Plan to Reverse the Physical Damage of Alcoholism

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You can reverse the physical damage of alcoholism with nature’s best medicine: food.

Common side effects of excessive drinking include poor digestive and liver function; problems with managing blood sugar; weakened circulatory, immune, and nervous systems; and impaired thinking and changes in mood-regulating hormones. While the primary focus of anyone recovering from alcoholism is staying sober, a critical part of recovery involves halting or reversing the physical damage of ...

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The Eating for Recovery: The Essential Nutrition Plan to Reverse the Physical Damage of Alcoholism

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Overview

You can reverse the physical damage of alcoholism with nature’s best medicine: food.

Common side effects of excessive drinking include poor digestive and liver function; problems with managing blood sugar; weakened circulatory, immune, and nervous systems; and impaired thinking and changes in mood-regulating hormones. While the primary focus of anyone recovering from alcoholism is staying sober, a critical part of recovery involves halting or reversing the physical damage of excessive alcohol consumption. Registered Dietitian Molly Siple’s innovative program helps you improve your health, detoxify, and reduce the risk of degenerative diseases linked to alcohol abuse. Siple’s stress-free, uncomplicated program offers:

  • Critical information on common physical ailments brought on by alcoholism
  • Lists of “recovery foods” that help combat specific ills and improve health
  • Manageable recovery goals and easy ways to implement them
  • Easy-to-make recipes for every meal, including snacks and beverages
  • 21 days worth of menus to jump-start nutritious eating
  • Shopping lists, recommendations for eating out, and other resources
Eating for Recovery’s guidelines, practical tips, recipes and varied meal plans make it the essential resource for anyone seeking to restore their health and vitality after alcohol abuse.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600940446
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 7/7/2008
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 834,763
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Molly Siple, R.D., M.S., has authored and contributed to over ten books. She is also on the medical advisory board of Natural Health magazine. She lives in Southern California.

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Table of Contents


Good Nutrition: An Essential Part of Your Recovery Process     1
Alcohol and Ailments: Why You Need to Eat Nutritious Foods     11
Foods that Help You Repair, Renew, and Recover     33
The Goals of Recovery Eating     61
The Daily Eating Plan: Menus for Recovery     101
Eating More Home-Cooked Meals: Recipes for Recovery     163
Enhancing Recovery with Nutritional Supplements     291
Acknowledgments     299
Healthy Food Resources     300
Recommended Reading     308
Organizations for Alcoholism and Recovery     309
Selected Bibliography     312
Index     315
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