The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods

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Simon and Schuster, May 11, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 912 pages
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From the bestselling authors of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, the most comprehensive and practical guide available to the nutritional benefits and medicinal properties of virtually everything edible

As countless studies have affirmed, diet plays a major role in both provoking and preventing a wide range of diseases. But just what is a healthy diet? What does the body need to stay strong and get well? In The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, Michael T. Murray, N.D., and Joseph Pizzorno, N.D., two of the world¹s foremost authorities on nutrition and wellness, draw on an abundant harvest of research to present the best guide available to healthy eating.

Make healthy eating a lifetime habit.

Let The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods teach you how to:
  • design a safe diet
  • use foods to stimulate the body¹s natural ability to rejuvenate and heal
  • discover the role that fiber, enzymes, fatty acids, and other dietary components
  • have in helping us live healthfully
  • understand which food prescriptions will help you safely treat more than 70 specific ailments, including acne, Alzheimer¹s disease, immune system depression, insomnia, migraine headaches, PMS, and rheumatoid arthritis
  • prepare foods safely in order to prevent illness and maximize health benefits
  • select, store, and prepare all kinds of healthful foods


Providing the best natural remedies for everyday aches and pains, as well as potent protection against serious diseases, The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods is a required daily health reference.
 

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Contents

Food Components
55
Minerals
115
9
136
Compendium of Healing Foods
151
Food Prescriptions for Specific Diseases
671
APPENDIXA Glycemic Index Carbohydrate Content
767
Pesticide Content of Popular Fruits and Vegetables
783
REFERENCES
807
INDEX
863
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About the author (2010)

Dr. Michael T. Murray is the author of more than thirty books, including the acclaimed bestsellers The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (Third Edition) and The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (co-authored with Dr. Joseph Pizzorno). He is regarded as the world authority on natural medicine and appears regularly in national media, including The Dr. Oz Show. An educator, lecturer, researcher, and health food industry consultant, Dr. Murray also constantly updates his health information portal: DoctorMurray.com.

Dr. Joseph Pizzorno is cofounder of Bastyr University, the first accredited multidisciplinary university of natural medicine in the United States.

Lara Pizzorno, M.A., L.M.T., is a health writer and medical editor with more than twenty years of experience.

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