Maximum Healing: Optimize Your Natural Ability to Heal

Maximum Healing: Optimize Your Natural Ability to Heal

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ISBN-13: 9781556439223
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 09/21/2010
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Medical director of the Preventive Medicine Center in Hartford, Connecticut, H. Robert Silverstein, MD, FACC, is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine. He is a member of the staff at Saint Francis Hospital and Hartford Hospital in Connecticut, and is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He lives in West Hartford, CT.

Table of Contents

Foreword Michael B. Teiger xi

Foreword Laurence Goldstein xiv

Introduction xv

Part I Understanding Your Immune System 1

Chapter 1 The Crossroads: A Choice Between Health and Illness 3

Chapter 2 Experiencing Your Immune System 19

Chapter 3 How and Why This Program Works 35

Chapter 4 Antioxidants and Immunity 53

Chapter 5 Minerals: Essential for Your Health 67

Chapter 6 Healing Foods That Boost Immunity and Fight Cancer 83

Chapter 7 A Guide to Using Herbs and Supplements to Boost Health 109

Chapter 8 Exercise: A Little Will Change Your Life 127

Chapter 9 Balance, Beliefs, and Stress: Humor Helps 137

Part II The Maximum Healing Program: A Four-Week Program to Boost Your Immune System and Restore Your Health 149

Chapter 10 Week One: An Immune-Boosting Diet 151

Chapter 11 Week Two: Exercise for Stronger Immunity and a Longer Life 181

Chapter 12 Week Three: Overcoming Stress and Developing Optimism 193

Chapter 13 Week Four: Creating Balance in Your Life 209

Chapter 14 Recipes for Maximum Healing 217

Appendix 245

Index 259

About the Author 269

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thought I knew most of the information in this book, but I read a sentence that improved my life immediately:  All protein is acid-forming in the body.  As a vegan, I had been taking rice protein daily for a decade.  Somehow this year I developed arthritis in the right hip, which has been making me limp for the past four months, and is painful and embarrassing.  Nine chiropractic treatments and four acupuncture treatments helped only a little bit.  After reading the sentence, I gave up the rice protein, and within four DAYS I have my leg back!  Silverstein puts emphasis on eating whole foods to get much of our nutrition.  He explains how nutrients work in the body, with abundant supplement and meal recommendations.  I heartily recommend this common sense, well organized book.