The Doctors Book of Food Remedies: The Latest Findings on the Power of Food to Treat and Prevent Health Problems - From Aging and Diabetes to Ulcers and Yeast Infections

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Rodale Books, May 19, 2000 - Cooking - 400 pages
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The Doctors Book of Food Remedies

In just the last few years, scientists have found hundreds of substances in foods that go way beyond vitamins and minerals for pure healing power. In The Doctors Book of Food Remedies, you will learn exactly how to use the "healing foods" to treat and prevent dozens of conditions, from arthritis and fatigue to high blood pressure and stroke.

* A food that can block the harmful effects of secondhand smoke (page 555)
* How to stop cataracts with the carotenoids in spinach (page 123)
* A juice that reduces urinary tract infections by 58 percent (page 545)
* How a substance in grapefruit can help control diabetes (page 185)
* How to cut your risk of heart disease in half with three simple foods (page 276)
* A phytonutrient in buckwheat that prevents cholesterol from sticking to arteries (page 95)
* The beverage that can reduce the risk of stroke by 73 percent (page 511)
* How to stop an infection with nature's sweetner (page 290)

Plus, 150 nutrient-rich recipes that are specially designed to fight and reverse specific health problems.

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Very informative. Nice surprise to find some recipes included. Read full review

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this book should be in everyones home This is a great information book about proper eating and well being Read full review

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Selene Yeager is a top-selling author and professional health and fitness writer who lives what she writes as a certified personal trainer, expert-class mountain bike racer, and triathlete. She has authored, co-authored, and contributed to more than two dozen books. She is a contributing editor at Prevention and Scuba Diving magazines and dishes out training advice monthly as Bicycling magazine's FitChick." She lives in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. Prevention , America's #1 Choice for Healthy Living, is the single most popular health magazine in the country and is the third most trusted source for health advice in the country, trailing only the doctor and pharmacist in authority.

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