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Earl Mindell's Food as Medicine Paperback – Jan 21 1998

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Fireside; 1 edition (Jan. 21 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0684849070
  • ISBN-13: 978-0684849072
  • Product Dimensions: 21.5 x 14.1 x 2.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 340 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,611,201 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Mindell ( Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible ), a professor of nutrition at Pacific Western University, is well known for his health advisories. Here he concentrates on food as "strong medicine"--a means of preventing, alleviating, and maybe even curing some maladies. Always systematic, the author outlines types of vitamins and chemical compounds found in food that can serve useful purposes (e.g., capsaicin, an anti-inflammatory that has aided treatment of headaches) before launching into a full-scale listing of the "hot hundred" foods, noted for their capacity to heal: salmon, low-cal and low-cholesterol, which "may help retard the growth of cancerous tumors"; ginger, traditionally used to soothe upset stomachs, as well as the nausea induced by chemotherapy. Mindell goes on to survey illnesses and debilitating conditions, alphabetically, and provide appropriate dietary recommendations. For tooth decay, for instance, drinking green tea or chewing on cardamon seed after eating may be helpful. So is the book in general: clear, common-sensical, avoiding technical intimidation, Mindell is an agreeable authority. Author tour .
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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In 400 B.C., Hippocrates, the "father of modern medicine," said, "Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food. Read the first page
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please up date the binding Oct. 11 2015
By Annette Grant Cady - Published on
please up date the binding on this book for it is a paper back . thank you
ASIN B001F5T942
Title Earl Mindell's Food As Medicine: What You Can Eat to Help Prevent Everything From Colds to Heart Disease to Cancer
Binding Hardcover
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The book was yellow and looked old. I guess you get what you pay for!
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