Encyclopedia of Healing Foods

September 20, 2005|
Encyclopedia of Healing Foods by Michael T. Murray
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From the bestselling authors of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, the most comprehensive and practical guide available to the nutritional benefits and medicinal properties of virtually everything edible.

As countless studies have affirmed, diet plays a major role in both provoking and preventing a wide range of diseases. But just what is a healthy diet? What does the body need to stay strong and get well? In The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, Michael T. Murray, N.D., and Joseph Pizzorno, N.D., two of the world¹s foremost authorities on nutrition and wellness, draw on an abundant harvest of research to present the best guide available to healthy eating.

Make healthy eating a lifetime habit. Let The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods teach you how to:

-design a safe diet
-use foods to stimulate the body¹s natural ability to rejuvenate and heal
-discover the role that fiber, enzymes, fatty acids, and other dietary components
-have in helping us live healthfully
-understand which food prescriptions will help you safely treat more than 70 specific ailments, including acne, Alzheimer's disease, immune system depression, insomnia, migraine headaches, PMS, and rheumatoid arthritis
-prepare foods safely in order to prevent illness and maximize health benefits
-select, store, and prepare all kinds of healthful foods

Providing the best natural remedies for everyday aches and pains, as well as potent protection against serious diseases, The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods is a required daily health reference.
Contents Acknowledgments Preface Part I Basic Principles of a Good Diet 1. Human Nutrition: An Evolutionary Perspective 2. Designing a Healthy Diet 3. Safe Eating Part II Food Components 4. Protein 5. Carbohydrates and Dietary Fiber 6. Fats 7. Vitamins 8. Minerals 9. Accessory Nutrients and Phytochemicals Part III Compend...
Title:Encyclopedia of Healing FoodsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:912 pages, 9.25 X 7.38 X 1.8 inShipping dimensions:912 pages, 9.25 X 7.38 X 1.8 inPublished:September 20, 2005Publisher:Atria BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:074348052X

ISBN - 13:9780743480529

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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