Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal: What to Eat to Beat Disease and Live Longer (Paperback)
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A newly updated edition of the groundbreaking, best-selling guide to the vital link between food and health—now featuring more than 50 recipes for good health.
The first edition of Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal changed the way we view food and its impact on our bodies. More than 7 million copies of the book have been sold worldwide since then, and interest in food as medicine has only grown as researchers have continued to discover the crucial connections between diet and chronic conditions such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other serious illnesses, as well as the impact of food on stress, insomnia, and other common complaints.
In this newly updated edition, you’ll find:
*More than 100 health condition entries from arthritis to insomnia to heart disease, with quick tips on what to eat to prevent or treat each ailment naturally
*More than 170 food entries from apples to zucchini, plus simple ways to eat, cook, and store each food to maximize its healing potential
*More than 50 delicious and easy-to-make recipes featuring the healing foods
*Special features on the potential dangers of pesticides, food additives, and genetically modified crops; the many benefits of vitamin D; the real deal on high-fructose corn syrup; the dangers of mixing food and medicine; and much more
About the Author
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Joe Schwarcz, PhD, the Director of McGill University's Office for Science and Society, is dedicated to demystifying science for the public, the media, and students. Dr. Schwarcz is well-known for his informative and entertaining lectures on nutrition and alternative medicine. He has written several best-selling books, received numerous awards, appears regularly on the Discovery Channel, and was the host of “Science To Go” a show that focused on common foods, as well as special appearances on various other TV and radio shows. He lives in Montreal.
Fran Berkoff, RD, is a registered dietitian at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, and the nutrition columnist for the Toronto Sun and Canadian Living magazine. Berkoff lives in Toronto.