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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i thought it was going to be bigger. it reminded me of encyclopidiathere were foods missing that i thougt would be in there. i have other books id rather that have larger print and line out the vitamins and such.still a good book.nice to add to ur collection! Read full review

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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

Accessory Nutrients and Phytochemicals
Compendium of Healing Foods
The Healing Power of Vegetables
Jerusalem Artichoke Sunchoke
Kale Collards
Mustard Greens
Squash Summer
Squash Winter
Sweet Potatoes
Swiss Chard
Turnips and Turnip Greens
The Healing Power of Miscellaneous Foods
Food Prescriptions for Specific Diseases
Promoting Health and Healing with Food
Kidney Stones
Macular Degeneration AgeRelated
Multiple Sclerosis
Nonulcer Dyspepsia
Peptic Ulcer Disease
Periodontal Disease
Premenstrual Syndrome
Prostate Enlargement
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Urinary Tract Infection
Varicose Veins
Glycemic Index Carbohydrate Content and Glycemic Load of Selected Foods
AcidAlkaline Values of Selected Foods
Pesticide Content of Popular Fruits and Vegetables
Oxalate Content of Selected Foods
FoodDrug Interactions
Nutrient Content of Selected Foods per 3½Ounce 100 Gram Serving

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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:

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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