Encyclopedia of Healing Foods

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Author: Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno, & Lara Pizzorno
Published: September 20, 2005
Publisher: Atria Books
Number of pages: 912 pages
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Product Description:

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, ND, and Joseph Pizzorno, ND, two of the world's foremost authorities on nutrition and wellness, draw on an abundant harvest of research to present the best guide available to healthy eating.

The text outlines for readers critical topics to enhance the science-based content through teaching readers how to: - design a safe diet - use foods to stimulate the body's natural ability to rejuvenate and heal - discover the role that fibre, enzymes, fatty acids, and other dietary components have in helping us live healthily - understand which food prescriptions will help you safely treat more than 70 specific ailments, including acne, Alzheimer's 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

About the Authors

Michael T. Murray, ND, is widely regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on natural medicine. He has been featured on numerous television programs, including 20/20 and Dateline. He lives in Washington.

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

Lara Pizzorno, MA, LMT, is a health writer and medical editor with more than twenty years of experience.