Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 375 pages, 10.02 × 7.82 × 0.9 in
Published: September 20, 2012
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0762107979
ISBN - 13: 9780762107971
From the Publisher
Clean out your medicine cabinet and restock with healing
and appealing items from the grocery store. Treat the most common
ailments naturally, safely, and deliciously-and live pain free,
disease free, and worry free!
Rely less on pills and more on real food. How much? How often?
Here you''ll find all the answers, the research-validated
treatments, and successful cures for dozens of common conditions.
The past few years have been filled with intriguing announcements
from the world of medical research. Forget about wonder
drugs-we''re living in a time of wonder foods. The foods described
in this book are nutritional powerhouses bursting with compounds
that have specific and well-defined health benefits-included are 75
healthy recipes that will please every member of the family.
Healing foods section includes information about:
* How a rainbow of fruits and vegetables (8 to 9 servings a
day)-the wider the variety the better-will lower the risk of an
array of cancers
* How dark chocolate contains hefty amounts of disease-fighting
flavonoids and can significantly improve blood pressure
* How olive oil lowers "bad" LDL cholesterol and raises "good" HDL
* How spinach, in addition to protecting your eyes from macular
degeneration, is a valuable source of vitamin K, which can help
maintain bone density
Discover cures for common conditions from allergies to gum
disease, from insomnia to lowering your cholesterol. Changing your
diet won''t guarantee that you''ll never get sick or need drugs,
but eating the right food can help heal what ails you and can
bolster your body''s defenses against disease, treat disease
directly, and even slow the aging process.