The Complete Guide to Healing Foods: Nutritional Healing for Mind and Body|
by Amanda Ursell (Author)
An authoritative and practical reference guide to using nutrition to develop
optimum health. The idea of using food to heal is not new; people as diverse as
Native Americans and Aboriginal Australians have used food as remedies for
thousands of years. Today, research reveals a wealth of new findings on how
certain dietary substances provide protection against disease. The Complete
Guide to Healing Foods offers the most up-to-date information in this
comprehensive and practical sourcebook. Authoritative Food File: A detailed
photographic fact file profiles over 70 key foods reported to have particularly
beneficial effects, from broccoli and bread to strawberries and zucchini.
Information covers key nutritional values, research findings, and active
therapeutic properties, plus tips on selection, storage, preparation, and
recommended daily amounts. Advice On More Than 80 Ailments: From
life-threatening conditions, such as heart disease and cancer, to the common
cold and heartburn, a vast range of ailments can be relieved through diet.
Nutritional healing strategies are featured for more than 80 conditions,
incorporating advice on the best ways to build up the immune system and boost
energy levels. Nutrition For Life: Babies, adolescents, pregnant women, and the
elderly can certainly benefit from eating certain key healing foods. Buy anyone
can put the essential nutritional information in Complete Guide to Healing Foods
to good use in their every day lives.
About the Author
Amanda Ursell is a qualified dietitian who works as a broadcaster, freelance
journalist, and author specializing in nutrition. Born in southern England and
now living in London, she worked as a dietitian at St. Stephen's and Westminster
hospitals before embarking on her current career. She has a monthly column in
Men's Health and a weekly column in London's Sunday Times. She has contributed
to a variety of national newspapers and magazines and has made numerous guest
appearances on a wide range of television and radio programs. Her previous books
include The Antioxidant Diet and Eat to Beat Indigestion.
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: DK ADULT; 1st edition (December 1, 2000)