Item description for Superfood Pocketbook: 100 Top Foods for Health by Michael van Straten...
For thosewho believe healthy eating means putting on a hair shirt and sproutingtheir own mung beans, thishandbook will provethem wrong. Outlining the 100 best foodsto maintain good health andstay young, this informative, comprehensive guide explains how being naughty but nice can also be healthy.A food book with a twist, it dispels the myths surrounding forbidden foods such as wine, cheese, and chocolate---the latter of which oozes vital nutrients---andthe humble peanut, whichhelps control cholesterol levels, fight diabetes, and protect against heart disease. It highlights good food with a bad reputation---including wine, cheese, and even french fries---showing that the "food police" who try to take all the pleasure out of eating are wrong and that enjoyment is the key to good health.Also included are foods that boost immunity, energy, and fertility, fight stress, prevent aging, and help through pregnancy and menopause as well as a section on healing foods for allergies and illness. From showing how avocados are the essential skin food to explainingwhy beer is one of the healthiest tonics for women, this guide proves that being passionate aboutfood is the first step toward healthy living.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.93" Width: 4.33" Height: 0.79" Weight: 0.26 lbs.
Release Date May 28, 2008
Publisher Little Books
ISBN 1904435939 ISBN13 9781904435938
Availability 0 units.
More About Michael van Straten
Michael van Straten is a registered naturopath, osteopath and acupuncturist and a former governor of the British College of Naturopathy and Osteopathy. The author of many books on nutrition and natural health, he is also a health journalist writing for newspapers and magazines, and a prolific radio and TV broadcaster. He also runs his own naturopathy practices in London and Buckinghamshire. Contributors: Naomi Craft, Bsc, MBBS, MRCGP Josie Drake, ITEC, PhysEth, AIPTI, LTPhys Dr Fiona Dry, MBBS, MRCGP, DSMSA, MFHom Penelope Ody C. Norman Shealy, MD, PhD