Reviewer David W. Menefee: David is a Pulitzer nominated American author, ghost writer, screenwriter, book editor, and film historian. David’s career began as a writer and marketing representative for the Dallas Times Herald and the Dallas Morning News. His books have appeared under various imprints and in a variety of categories, such as biography, travel, historical fiction, mysteries, and romance. Two books by David were named among the 2011 Top 10 Silent Film Books of the Year: Wally: The True Wallace Reid Story, and The Rise and Fall of Lou-Tellegen. His most recent releases include Sweet Memories and the 1950s romance trilogy, Can't Help Falling in Love, Come Away to Paradise, and Catch a Falling Star (with co-author Carol Dunitz). David lives in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Publisher: Readers Digest:
Publisher: Readers Digest:
Joe Schwarcz, PhD, and Fran Berkoff, RD, have compiled a scrumptious book that gives readers wonderful food for thought.
Their 2013 edition of the pioneering Reader’s Digest Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal, Revised and Updated: The Best and Worst Choices to Treat your Ailments Naturally outlays a massive encyclopedia containing essays on more than 170 foods and 100 health conditions that can be helped or harmed by what we eat. The original 1997 book changed the way we view foods and their impact on our bodies. The new content opens a wealth of updated entries, all reformatted to make easy the task of finding the facts you need at a glance.
Joe Schwarcz serves as the Director of McGill University's Office for Science and Society, and his dedication to demystifying science for the public, the media, and students has led him on a well-known series of informative and entertaining lectures on nutrition and alternative medicine. Fran Berkoff, RD, is a registered dietitian at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, and the nutrition columnist for the Toronto Sun and Canadian Living magazine. Their combined knowledge, along with the sizzling design expertise of the talented graphic artists with RDA, a global media and direct marketing company with offices in forty-three countries, has produced a magnificent anthology that you will desire to study for years.
The book is divided into three sections:
Part 1 Nutrition: “The Real Deal on All the Ways Foods Harm and Heal
Part 2 Foods: An A-Z Guide to Foods that Harm, Foods That Heal
Part 3 Ailments: A Condition-by-Condition Guide to What Foods Harm, What Foods Heal
The book spans 389 pages and features several hundred full-color illustrations, a detailed Glossary, and a comprehensive Index. The fascinating book makes for uncomplicated reading, and the format allows readers to return and research specific topics in seconds. Splendidly produced with excellent grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure, the pages are printed on thick, high-quality glossy paper that should last for many decades of flipping back and forth. Beating diseases the natural way has never been more simple and straight-forward.
You may know cheese can harm with high saturated fat and sodium, produce migraines, aggravate allergies, and lead to bacterial infection, but did you realize that cheese also heals diabetes, metabolic syndrome, bones, muscles, and tooth decay?
You may have heard that ginger can harm by causing bleeding problems, miscarriage, and inflamed membranes, but were you aware that ginger heals motion sickness, nausea, pain, cancer, and flatulence?
You may realize already that nuts and seeds can be high in fat and calories, provoke allergies, and cause dehydration, but you may not have learned that nuts and seeds heal diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, cancer, low energy, constipation, anemia, and weight gain.
These are just three of the thousand tips and cautions to discover within the pages of Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal, Revised and Updated: The Best and Worst Choices to Treat your Ailments Naturally.
“This is a complete guide on what to eat—and what to avoid—for everyday ailments, long-term conditions, and overall health concerns,” says Courtenay Smith, Executive Editor, Reader’s Digest. “Some people may be surprised to learn that a food that’s generally healthy may still be a bad choice for them if they take a certain medication or are at risk for a family illness. Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal is based on the newest health and nutrition research to uncover the vital link between your health and the food you eat.”
Foods that Heal, Revised and Updated: The Best and Worst Choices to Treat your Ailments Naturally, available now at www.rd.com/foodsthatheal and wherever books are sold, examines and helps consumers discover the crucial connections between diet and chronic conditions such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis and other serious illnesses, as well as the impact of food on stress, insomnia and other common complaints.
We are what we eat. Let food be your medicine, and let Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal, Revised and Updated: The Best and Worst Choices to Treat your Ailments Naturally be your prescription for the what to eat to prevent or treat virtually any ailment.
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