Foods That Fight Pain: Revolutionary New Strategies for Maximum Pain Relief

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Mar 3, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 368 pages
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Did you know that ginger can prevent migraines and that coffee sometimes cures them? Did you know that rice can calm your digestion, that sugar can make you more sensitive to pain, that evening primrose can ease the symptoms of arthritis?
        
Drawing on new and little-known research from prestigious medical centers around the world, Neal Barnard, M.D., author of Eat Right, Live Longer and Food for Life, shows readers how they can soothe everyday ailments and cure chronic pain by using common foods, traditional supplements, and herbs.
        
Dr. Barnard reveals which foods regularly contribute to pain and how to avoid them. He guides the reader to specific pain-safe foods that are high in nutrition but don't upset the body's natural balance, as well as foods that actively soothe pain by improving blood circulation, relieving inflammation, and balancing hormones. Complete with delicious recipes, Foods That Fight Pain is a revolutionary approach to healing that will transform your life.


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A physician and author of several diet and health books (e.g., Eat Right, Live Longer, LJ 4/15/95), Barnard has written an extensive consumer book on diet therapy for pain. Each chapter discusses a ... Read full review

Contents

How Foods Fight Pain 1
2
Dissolving Chest Pain Cleaning
23
Migraine Knockouts
41
Foods for Other Kinds of Headaches
64
Cooling Your Joints
72
5 Curing Stomachaches and Digestive
97
Fibromyalgia
116
Using Foods Against Menstrual Pain
125
Herpes and Shingles
182
SickleCell Anemia
188
Rest and Sleep
206
From Laboratory to Kitchen
219
The Elimination Diet
228
Recipes Suitable for the Elimination Diet
234
LowFat Recipes Without Cholesterol or Animal
254
About Baking Powder
299

Breast Pain
142
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
167
Diabetes
173
Notes
305
Resources
335
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Neal Barnard, M.D., is president of the Physicians' Committee for Responsible Medicine, editor-in-chief of the newsletter Good Medicine, and a member of the advisory board of Vegetarian Times magazine. Dr. Barnard travels widely giving lectures on nutrition and health.


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