You must kw by w since you ve heard it at least a million times since kindergarten that eating too much junk food and other poor quality, empty-calorie foods, will make you look and feel lousy and ruin your health. And you also kw that eating a balanced diet will help keep you healthy and looking good. But did you kw that there are foods that actually heal? Harassed by hay fever? Try garlic or onions, or if you prefer something sweet, try papaya or pineapple. Bugged by dermatitis? Broccoli and kale can stop the itch, so can salmon and tuna. For earaches you might try ginger, walnuts, onions, or papaya. And chili peppers are great for relieving the symptoms of bronchitis. The delicious way to better health, Healing Foods For Dummies puts the treat back in treatment. Packed with shopping tips, cooking tricks, and more than 60 scrumptious recipes, this bountiful guide shows you how to: Harness the healing power of ordinary foodsKw which foods to avoid for specific problemsHelp reduce the risk of cancer, stroke and heart attackRelieve the symptoms of common ailmentsFight off fatigue and improve your moodGet your family eating right Guided by crack nutritionist and bestselling author of nutritional guides and award-winning cookbooks, Molly Siple, you ll discover hundreds of healing foods and the vitamins, minerals and therapeutic phytochemicals they contain. From alfalfa to zucchini, she describes an array of best nutritional remedies, and she supplies: Easy-to-follow instructions on how to shop for healthy, good tasting foodsA Symptom Guide simple and easy nutritional remedies for more than 80 common conditions, listed alphabetically by symptomAn A-to-Z guide to 100 healing foods available at your neighborhood supermarketMore than 60 recipes for easy-to-prepare healing appetizers, beverages, breads, breakfasts, condiments and seasonings, dairy foods, desserts, and more This friendly, caring, and accessible introduction to the world of healing foods medicine is a fun, fact-filled resource for anyone looking for a safe, easy-to-use alternative, or supplement, to conventional medicine, and who looks forward to a long, healthy life.
Molly Siple has a Master of Science in Nutritional Science and is also a registered dietitian. Her other books include two on female health, co-authored with Lisa DeAngelis, SOS for PMS, and Recipes for Change: Gourmet Wholefood Cooking for Health and Vitality at Menopause, a Julia Child Cookbook Awards nominee. She is an Advisory Board Member for the Oregon Menopause Network. Molly is also a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and founded and managed a corporate catering business in New York City. She lectures on nutrition and is a nutrition consultant to food companies. She lives in Los Angeles. Her Web site is www.wellwoman.com.