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 27, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 720 pages
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In recent years, scientists have discovered thousands of substances in foods that go way beyond vitamins and minerals for pure healing power. The Doctors Book of Food Remedies shows how to use Mother Nature’s "healing foods" to lose weight, prevent cancer, reverse heart disease, cleanse arteries, unleash an explosion of new energy, lower cholesterol, look and feel years younger, and much, much more.

Here readers will discover how to:

-cut the risk of heart attack in half by snacking on nuts

-protect against colon cancer by eating grapefruit

-cool off hot flashes with flaxseed

-heal a wound with honey

-fight diabetes with milk—and wine

-reduce cholesterol with cinnamon

Written in collaboration with the editors of Prevention magazine, one of America’s most trusted sources for health information, the book covers 60 different ailments and 97 different healing foods, and offers 100 delicious, nutrient-rich recipes. Newly researched, every entry provides current information and the latest clinical studies from real doctors and nutritionists working in some of the best medical institutions in the United States.

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Recently, scientists have discovered thousands of substances in foods that go way beyond vitamins and monerals for pure healing power. In the Doctors Book of Food Remedies, you will learn how to use ... Read full review

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User Review  - Theresa - Goodreads

I read enough of this book to decide that I need to find a red wine that I like. I also resolve to eat more yogurt, apricots, kale, spinach and a few other dark colored vegetables. I also gathered a few good recipes from the book! Read full review

About the author (2008)

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.

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