The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods

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Simon and Schuster, 2005 - 895 страница
Make healthy eating a lifetime habit.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 Murray, N.D., and Joseph Pizzorno, N.D., two of the world's foremost authorities on nutrition and wellness, draw on an abundant harvest of data to present the best guide available to healthy eating. Grounded in rigorous research, The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods offers health-conscious eaters scores of vital facts at their fingertips. Throughout, Drs. Murray and Pizzorno make learning about proper nutrition fascinating, with historical tidbits and discoveries from the laboratory. And they make practicing it easy and enjoyable, with tips on selecting, storing, and preparing all kinds of healthful foods, plus quick, inventive, and delicious recipes. Sweeping in scope and rich in detail, this indispensable reference and inspiring guide has the immediately accessible, authoritative information anybody needs to make healthier food choices.

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Food Components
Compendium of Healing Foods
Food Prescriptions for Specific Diseases
APPENDIXA Glycemic Index Carbohydrate Content
APPENDIX B AcidAlkaline Values of Selected Foods
Pesticide Content of Popular Fruits and Vegetables
APPENDIX E FoodDrug Interactions
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Michael T. Murray, N.D., a naturopathic doctor, is a faculty member and trustee of Bastyr University and has appeared as an expert on natural medicine on "Prime Time Live," "CBS Sunday Morning," and "Dateline." He is the co-author of several bestselling references. He lives and practices in Issaquah, Washington. Dr. Joseph Pizzornois 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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