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Encyclopedia of Healing Foods

Encyclopedia of Healing Foods - 05 edition

Encyclopedia of Healing Foods - 05 edition

ISBN13: 9780743480529

ISBN10: 074348052X

Encyclopedia of Healing Foods by Michael T. Murray and Joseph Pizzorno - ISBN 9780743480529
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
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Encyclopedia of Healing Foods by Michael T. Murray and Joseph Pizzorno - ISBN 9780743480529

ISBN13: 9780743480529

ISBN10: 074348052X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 05

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Summary

From the bestselling authors of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, the most comprehensive and practical guide available to the nutritional benefits and medicinal properties of virtually everything edible

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, N.D., and Joseph Pizzorno, N.D., two of the world¹s foremost authorities on nutrition and wellness, draw on an abundant harvest of research to present the best guide available to healthy eating.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface

Part I Basic Principles of a Good Diet
1. Human Nutrition: An Evolutionary Perspective
2. Designing a Healthy Diet
3. Safe Eating

Part II Food Components
4. Protein
5. Carbohydrates and Dietary Fiber
6. Fats
7. Vitamins
8. Minerals
9. Accessory Nutrients and Phytochemicals

Part III Compendium of Healing Foods
10. The Healing Power of Vegetables
11. The Healing Power of Fruits
12. The Healing Power of Grains
13. The Healing Power of Legumes (Beans)
14. The Healing Power of Nuts, Seeds, and Oils
15. The Healing Power of Herbs and Spices
16. The Healing Power of Fish and Shellfish
17. The Healing Power of Milk and Other Dairy Products
18. The Healing Power of Meat and Poultry
19. The Healing Power of Miscellaneous Foods

Part IV Food Prescriptions for Specific Diseases
20. Promoting Health and Healing with Food
Appendix A Glycemic Index, Carbohydrate Content, and Glycemic Load of Selected Foods
Appendix B Acid-Alkaline Values of Selected Foods
Appendix C Pesticide Content of Popular Fruits and Vegetables
Appendix D Oxalate Content of Selected Foods
Appendix E Food-Drug Interactions
Appendix F Nutrient Content of Selected Foods per 31/2-Ounce (100 Gram) Serving

References
Index