Change Your Diet, Change Your Health: How Food Can Maintain Our Health Or Cause Disease

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AuthorHouse, 2011 - Medical - 320 pages
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"The doctor of the future will prescribe no medicine, but will want to educate their patients in the care of the body, proper diet, and disease prevention." ~ Thomas A. Edison. What was old, is very new again. Food is medicine, and the foods we eat can either help us maintain our health, or be a principal cause of illness. The epidemics of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, digestive disorders, cancers and even Alzheimers disease, have been associated with the increase consumption of nutrition poor, highly processed, inexpensive and easily acquired fast foods and snacks that taste great, but that are loaded with fats and sugars. Food production has become industrialized and utilizes an assortment of chemical additives. Chemical toxins given the name of obesogens are being identified as another contributor to the increased levels of obesity, as well as to obesity related diseases. The increased amounts of food we eat, the lower nutritional quality of the food production and a decrease in levels of physical activity has changed society and has made the United States a country where a third to forty percent of the children are overweight or obese;
 

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Contents

Preface
9
Acknowledgements 1
17
Understanding Inflammation
27
Obesity
47
Taking Obese Kids Away From Their Families
58
The state of our nations health_and
64
The role ofa sedentary lifestyle
76
Our digestive tract and disease
105
Carbohydrates
183
Fats
208
The Micronutrients
230
Other food items with healthy
243
Olive oil
249
Cruciferous vegetables
262
Water
270
Final Thoughts
284

Popular diets for weight reduction
121
Elimination Diet
137
The antiinflammatory diet
150
Macronutrients
167
About the author
303
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Dr. Jorge Bordenave is a cardiologist in private and managed care practice in South Florida for over 15 years, who enjoys staying current and learning. An accomplished physician he recently completed his 3rd Fellowship, at the world renowned University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine in Tucson where he learned from pioneers in the field of complimentary medicine. Added to his already evidence based background, came the scientifically Throughout his years in practitce he has seen a change and experienced a change in the way medicine is practiced as well as a drastic change in the types of illnesses we treat and patinets to be continued

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