The Food Doctor: Healing Foods for Mind and Body

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Collins & Brown, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 160 pages
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Improve your physical health, as well as your energy, mood, and stress levels by eating the right foods. Written by two nutritionists and featuring case studies, delicious recipes, and easy-to-follow eating plans to suit every lifestyle, this practical guide will help improve your life by taking advantage of the health benefits of simple foods. Learn how to eat to balance everyday highs and lows and avoid cravings for sweets. Find which foods increase memory and concentration, enhance sleep, and encourage relaxation. Follow the recipes to make an energy-boosting office lunch, a midnight feast to beat morning depression, and more. Uncover the links between common illnesses and ailments and certain foods, and find out what to eat to aid circulation, lower blood pressure, alleviate arthritis and rheumatism, help digestive problems, build up the immune system, and help prevent cancer. By incorporating these food "cures" into your life, you can be healthier and happier than ever before. Bonus: a chart of the hundred most important healing foods. A Main Selection of the Spirit Book Club. 160 pages (all in color), 7 3/4 x 10 1/4.

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Great book for researching benefits of veggies and fruits. Helpful to those looking to self diagnose common physical complaints and improve without medication. Read full review

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Love this book! I got it a long time ago but we use it every day. This book is a must for everyone. Learn the basics about how to eat healthy and take good care of your mind and body with the right healing foods!

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About the author (1999)

Ian Marber became involved in nutrition after suffering with undiagnosed food allergies during his twenties. He left a successful career to return to college to study nutrition at London's Institute for Optimum Nutrition. With another leading nutritionist, Vicki Edgson, he set up the highly popular Food Doctor clinic in London's Notting Hill. He is the co-author of several books, including The Food Doctor, Food Doctor in the City, and in Bed with the Food Doctor.

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