JUST WHAT IS A HEALTHY DIET?
WHAT DOES THE BODY NEED TO STAY STRONG AND GET WELL?
From the bestselling authors of "The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods" comes this convenient condensed edition -- a practical, portable guide to the nutritional benefits and healing properties of virtually everything we eat.
Studies have shown that diet plays a major role in both provoking and preventing a wide range of diseases. Here, leading authorities on nutrition and wellness make sense of the research in an easy-to-use A-to-Z guide to eating your way to good health.
Boasting the most effective natural remedies for everyday aches and pains, as well as potent protection against serious diseases like Alzheimer's and cancer, "The Condensed Encyclopedia of Healing Foods" is an essential reference for anyone looking to make healthy eating a lifelong habit.
|Basic Principles of a Good Diet|
|Human Nutrition: An Evolutionary Perspective|
|Designing a Healthy Diet|
|Carbohydrates and Dietary Fiber|
|Accessory Nutrients and Phytochemicals|
|Compendium of Healing Foods|
|The Healing Power of Vegetables|
|The Healing Power of Fruits|
|The Healing Power of Grains|
|The Healing Power of Legumes (Beans)|
|The Healing Power of Nuts, Seeds, and Oils|
|The Healing Power of Herbs and Spices|
|The Healing Power of Fish and Shellfish|
|The Healing Power of Milk and Other Dairy Products|
|The Healing Power of Meat and Poultry|
|The Healing Power of Miscellaneous Foods|
|Food Prescriptions for Specific Diseases|
|Promoting Health and Healing with Food|
|Glycemic Index, Carbohydrate Content, and Glycemic Load of Selected Foods|
|Acid-Alkaline Values of Selected Foods|
|Pesticide Content of Popular Fruits and Vegetables|
|Oxalate Content of Selected Foods|
|Nutrient Content of Selected Foods per 31/2-Ounce (100 Gram) Serving|
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Number Of Pages: 950
Published: 28th November 2006
Dimensions (cm): 17.4 x 10.7 x 4.0
Weight (kg): 0.413