A Must Have Reference Guide: Encyclopedia of Healing Foods
by Karen Lewis
Article Courtesy of Basil Magazine
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 world's foremost authorities on nutrition and wellness, draw on an abundant harvest of research to present the best guide available to healthy eating.
Make healthy eating a lifetime habit. Let The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods
teach you how to:
• Design a safe diet
• Use foods to stimulate the body's natural ability to rejuvenate and heal
• Discover the role that fiber, enzymes, fatty acids, and other dietary components
have in helping us live healthfully
• Understand which food prescriptions will help you safely treat more than 70 specific
ailments, including acne, Alzheimer's disease, immune system depression, insomnia,
migraine headaches, PMS, and rheumatoid arthritis
• Prepare foods safely in order to prevent illness and maximize health benefits
select, store, and prepare all kinds of healthful foods
Providing the best natural remedies for everyday aches and pains, as well as potent protection against serious diseases, The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods is a required daily health reference.
About the Authors:
Michael T. Murray, N.D., is widely regarded as one of the worldÕs leading authorities on natural medicine. He has been featured on numerous television programs, including 20/20 and Dateline. He lives in Washington.
Dr. Joseph Pizzorno is cofounder of Bastyr University, the first accredited multidisciplinary university of natural medicine in the United States.
Lara Pizzorno, M.A., L.M.T., is a health writer and medical editor with more than twenty years of experience.