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Good Food for Bad Stomachs by Henry D. Hanowitz

A detailed guide to healthy eating designed for readers who suffer from stomach disorders describes the causes and symptoms of ulcers, gastritis, gallstones, pancreatitis, and colon cancer and outlines dietary and medical treatments to alleviate them. UP. "

Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements: The Essential Guide for Improving Your Health Naturally

In this bestselling companion to the Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Dr. Michael T. Murray explains how to use nutritional supplements to achieve and maintain optimum health. Murray, one of the leading health writers in America, brings his voice to the topic of nutritional supplements and the role they can play in achieving and maintaining optimum health.

Miracle Cures: Dramatic New Scientific Discoveries Revealing the Healing Powers of Herbs, Vitamins and Other Natural Remedies by Jean Carper

Nationally syndicated columnist and America's leading authority on health and nutrition, Jean Carper now turns her attention to the public's increasing demand for medically proven natural cures. The first comprehensive guide to fully document the effectiveness of vitamins, minerals, herbs and other natural substances, Miracle Cures is backed by the latest scientific findings of leading scientific institutions, research centers and medical journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Written in the same lively style that has made Jean Carper's previous bestsellers so accessible, Miracle Cures also includes awe-inspiring cases of medically verified natural cures. The result is an essential resource for anyone who wants to make informed choices for their health, take charge of their well-being and live longer, healthier lives.

Herbal Defense: Positioning Yourself to Triumph over Illness and Aging by Robyn Landis

A remarkable plan for using herbs to make the body healthier and stronger, this guide offers gentle, proven strategies that may allow readers to go for years without so much as a sniffle. With straightforward advice from one of the foremost experts in the field of herbal medicine, this blueprint for a healthier body contains valuable information on health-building foods and nutrients, energizing herbs, herbs for addictions, anxiety and depression, special recipes and much more.

The Healing Herbs: The Ultimate Guide to the Curative Power of Nature's Medicines by Michael Castleman

The Healing Herbs provides the information you need to use the earth's wonderful bounty of medicinal plants confidently, effectively, and above all, safely. It examines 100 of the most widely used, most easily available, most familiar, and most fascinating medicinal plants, tracing their history, folklore, and healing properties, and summarizing the latest scientific research on their many benefits. The Healing Herbs also explains where to find the herbs, how to take them, store and prepare them, even how to grow them.

The Healing Herbs also includes an easy-to-use A-to-Z herb encyclopedia, plus a section titled Prevention and Treatment: A Fast-action Guide to Using the Healing Herbs, including: Conditions--from ear infection to stress, A-to-Z conditions and the herbs you can use to treat and prevent specific symptoms and diseases; Healing Actions--from antibiotic to sedative, an A-to-Z list of medicinal uses with herbs as a natural alternative to certain medicines; Other Uses--some unusual uses for the healing herbs, for example as insect repellent or memory improvement. Both Conditions and Healing Actions include special precautions about certain herbs, whether in preparation, long-term use, or short-term effects.

The Green Pharmacy: New Discoveries in Herbal Remedies for Common Diseases and Conditions from the World's Foremost Authority on Healing Herbs by James A. Duke

From a top world authority, the ultimate guide to using herbs to cure and prevent disease.

A leading researcher into the healing effects of plants presents a database of thousands of plants that can be used at home to heal everything from prostrate enlargement to menopausal discomforts. 40,000 first printing. Tour."

Your Body's Many Cries for Water by F. Batmanghelidj

This book explains a new discovery about the cause and cure of many painful conditions and degenerative diseases. As a result of extensive research into the role of water in the body, the author, a medical doctor, has found that chronic dehydration is the cause of many conditions including asthma, allergies, arthritis, angina, migraine headaches, hypertension, raised cholesterol, chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis, depression, and diabetes in the elderly.

The body possesses many different thirst signals. A dry mouth is not a reliable indicator of your body's water needs. This book shows how to recognize the various thirst signals, and helps you learn to understand when your body is calling for water. In this way, you can prevent, treat and cure a variety of conditions of ill health, at no cost, with nature's miracle medicine: water. The book explains how much water one needs to drink a day to stay healthy, and why tea, coffee, and sodas are not good substitutes for water.

Reader's Digest Foods That Harm Foods That Heal: An A-Z Guide to Safe and Healthy Eating

Even minor changes in a diet can lead to major changes in health and well being, and now Foods That Harm Foods That Heal brings together all the facts people need to eat right to improve and protect their health. A clear authoritative and eminetly useful guide to the vital links between food and health. 400 pages,400 full color photos and illustrations.

Nutrition Almanac (4th Ed) by Gayla J. Kirschmann, et al

The three previous editions of this broadly popular reference have brought simple, sensible, and accurate nutrition information to an eager audience of health-conscious readers. This edition continues the high standards set by its forebears, offering sound, down-to-earth advice on health and nutrition in an easygoing style. As before, this book aims to empower readers to take charge of their own health. Illnesses can be prevented, say the authors, through knowledge and use of proper nutrition. They call on an increasing body of scientific evidence to back their arguments that vitamin and mineral supplements can also be effective tools in disease prevention and cure. Remedies such as herbal medicine and alternative treatments including homeopathy are also explored. Tables and charts give accurate nutrition data on most common foods.

The American Dietetic Association's Complete Food & Nutrition Guide by Roberta Larson Duyff

Named a top health book by Ladies Home Journal, The American Dietetic Association's Complete Food & Nutrition Guide teaches how to combine "good taste and good health" in every meal and snack. No matter how nutritionally impaired you think you are, you'll find clear, understandable information on the basics of metabolism and weight management, vegetarianism, nutrition for athletes, food allergies, and more. The section on eating during pregnancy and breast-feeding is absolutely essential reading for any mom-to-be, as are the chapters on feeding fussy toddlers. If you can't tell radicchio from daikon or don't know how to pronounce quinoa, the superb index will certainly come in handy.

The ADA takes a conservative stance on vitamin and mineral supplements, focusing instead on combining proper foods to maximize absorption, and there's little information about other supplements such as enzymes. But if you need help sorting the food fads from facts, the Complete Food & Nutrition Guide can't be beat.

Nutrition for Dummies (1st Ed) by Carol Ann Rinzler

Amid all the confusion about fat grams, calories, vitamins and nutrients and which foods can contribute to ailments and which foods prevent them -- all too often the same foods are listed in both groups! -- it's easy to lose sight of what's really important: nutrition. Nutrition For Dummies puts eating back into perspective so that you and your family know what to eat, when to eat it and why. Award-winning food and health, author Carol Ann Rinzler cuts through the myths surrounding fat, calories, cholesterol, vitamins, and all the other nutrition buzzwords bandied about in the news to serve up a healthy meal of sound, practical information you can use. In addition to a quick, understandable primer on what your body does with the food you put into it, Rinzler offers essential insights into… eating smart when eating out, cooking healthfully when eating in, and dealing with food allergies and drug interactions.

The Doctors' Vitamin and Mineral Encyclopedia by Sheldon S. Hendler, Sheldon Saul Hindler

In this state-of-the-art health resource, Dr. Hendler decribes and evaluates every available nutritional supplement from Vitamin A to ginseng, and offers 20 specific formulas to help lower cholesterol, fight cancer, lose weight, boost endurance, and detoxify pollutants. "Well organized and logically arranged . . . Hendler's information is objective and well documented."

Bowes and Church's Food Values of Portions Commonly Used, 16th ed.

This reference text, an enduring standard in nutritional science, has been exhaustively revised to ensure relevance to today's eating habits--85% of the text is new or updated. Provides complete nutritional information on 8,500 foods in an easy-access tabular format. Far more comprehensive than any other book on the subject, Bowes and Church's discusses not only general foods but common brand name products, for extra utility in real-life nutritional analysis. Exceptional appendices list all foods containing a particular substance, such as caffeine or iron. This edition contains food tables that include monounsaturated fat content, 3,000 more foods, and listings of the sources for each food entry.

Corinne T. Netzer Encyclopedia of Food Values by Corinne T. Netzer

Specifically written and designed for everyday home use, this comprehensive dietary reference book is authoritative and easy to use. It gives the latest nutritional information on brand-name and generic foods, including calories, cholesterol, total fat, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, sodium, and vitamin and mineral content. Contains 40,000 listings.

Diet for a Poisoned Planet: How to Choose Safe Foods for You and Your Family by David Steinman

Here is a thoroughly researched guide to the foods that are safest and the ones that are most dangerous in each of the major food groups.

Here is a thoroughly researched guide to the foods that are safest and the ones that are most dangerous in each of the major food groups.

Eating Well: Living Well With Kidney Disease by Steven Schwab, et al

Featuring an explanation of kidney disease, its causes and treatments, nutritional factors in its prevention or modification, shopping strategies, food preparation techniques, and more, this book presents an important addition to the Eating Well, Living Well series. 50 recipes.

The Corinne T. Netzer Carbohydrate Gram Counter by Corinne T. Netzer

This comprehensive guide makes it easy to total up those important carbs when you plan your daily menu...when you need to check on a fast-food item...or when you are dining out in style.

When you want to have accurate, up-to-date facts for a low or high-carb diet--whether its for health reasons or weight control--you can depend on Corinne T. Netzer, the expert who has consistently set the standards for quality and comprehensiveness in nutritional guides.

Here, at last, is a reference that fits your needs for the 1990's--when it is more critical than ever to know exactly how many grams of carbohydrates you are getting every day.

The Nutribase Nutrition Facts Desk Reference by Art, Dr. Ulene, Ed Prestwood

A quick and easy reference that includes nutrition and vitamin information in a single line listing, covers more than thirty thousand food products, and helps readers monitor their nutritional intake in the grocery store, at the fast food counter, and in restaurants. Original. IP.

Being Vegetarian (The American Dietetic Association Nutrition Now Series) by Suzanne Havala

Havala shows the easy way to become a vegetarian for a long life and good health. Features meal planning guides and sample menus.

Natural Alternatives for Weight Loss by Michael T. Murray N.D.

Author of the groundbreaking Natural Alternatives to Over-the-Counter and Prescription Drugs, naturopathic physician Michael Murray offers safe, effective, and low-cost alternative methods for weight loss. He provides natural options to appetite suppressants like Acutrim and Dexatrim, as well as dietary and lifestyle information to help anyone lose weight and stay trim. With remedies ranging from fiber supplements to plant stimulants, vitamins and minerals to enzymes, Murray explains which natural ingredients promote weight loss, what dosages to take, and how to integrate these alternatives into a healthful lifestyle. With savory recipes that incorporate Murray's natural remedies, Natural Alternatives for Weight Loss provides a drug-free, healthy program for losing weight.

Brown Bag Success: Making Healthy Lunches Your Kids Won't Trade by Sandra K. Nissenberg, Barbara N. Pearl

This book shows readers how to make creative lunches that are healthy and fun. Filled with unique recipes and tips, it shows parents how to get the kids involved, reduce morning stress, stock their pantries and refrigerators, and use leftovers.

Dick Gregory's Natural Diet for Folks Who Eat: Cookin' With Mother Nature! by Dick Gregory

An introduction to natural foods written with an eye to good health and an ear for the witty line. Good fun and a good guide for those who feel they are what they eat.

Super Nutrition for Women: A Food-Wise Guide for Health, Beauth, Energy, and Immunity by Ann Louise Gittleman

A noted expert nutritionist writes on the latest findings about the special nutritional needs of women's bodies--and provides advice and dietary information on maintaining an optimal body chemistry for health, beauty, and immunity.

The Nutribase Guide to Carbohydrates Calories & Fat in Your Food by Art Ulene

Ideal for diabetics and others who wish to count their carbohydrates, this guide gives the percentage of calories from carbohydrates for thirty thousand products (including fast foods and restaurant meals), listed by name and brand. Original. IP.

Hoffer's Laws of Natural Nutrition: A Guide to Eating Well for Pure Health by Abram Hoffer

Hoffer's Laws of Natural Nutrition is a ground-breaking book wherein Dr. Abram Hoffer prescribes a natural diet for pure health while diagnosing the dangers of the so-called modern high-tech diet. Hoffer's Laws of Natural Nutrition is a dependable guide to eating well for good health. The ingestion of optimum amounts of vitamins and other nutrients can make all the difference in personal health and well-being. While too little, or overdoses of these same vitamins and minerals can have profound and deleterious effects on the body. Hoffer's Laws of Natural Nutrition is highly recommended, especially in an era of fast food consumption, pre-packaged meals, and the absence of time once available for traditional meal preparations.

Eating Well, Living Well With Osteoporosis (Eating Well Living Well) by Laura P. Svetkey, et al

Eating Well, Living Well with Osteoporosis contains a layman's explanation of the disease and its treatment, nutritional factors in its prevention or modification, shopping strategies, food preparation techniques, and suggestions for "diet survival away from home." 50 recipes. Charts & graphs.

Calorie Guide to Brand Names & Basic Foods by Barbara Kraus

Not only does this bestselling guide list calories for thousands of brand-name items, it explains how they were obtained and how to read the "code" of the food industry's sometimes indecipherable calorie listings.

Eating Well, Living Well With Diabetes by Mark N. Feinglos, et al

As degenerative diseases threaten our increased longevity and health-care costs skyrocket, America is realizing the value of nutrition in preventing the onset and progression of many diseases. The Eating Well, Living Well series offers succinct, authoritative, and balanced information on specific nutrition-related diseases. This volume covers diabetes. 50 recipes.

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies by Frances Sienkiewicz Sizer, Eleanor Noss Whitney

This non-majors introductory text provides basic nutrition information and controversial topics. The new edition emphasizes the food pyramid vs. the exchange system as a tool for diet planning and includes the latest food labeling information. Over 300 new foods are added to the Table of Food Composition, including ethnic foods, fast foods, low/no-fat foods and new brands.

Your Personal Nutritionist: Food Additives (Your Personal Nutritionist) by Edward R. Blonz, et al

A guide to more than three hundred natural and artificial chemical additives--used in bakery items, canned foods, boxed foods, dairy, and meat products--explains which ones are harmless, those that may cause cancer, and their long-term safety.

Super Nutrition for Men: And the Women Who Love Them by Ann Louise Gittleman, Susan Stockton

Nutrition researcher Ann Louise Gittleman--author of SUPER NUTRITION FOR WOMEN--explores optimum health in the male life cycle from adolescence to young adulthood; explains why men get hungry after sex; offers nutritional solutions to male menopause; recommends optimum nutrition for men with inherited risk of stroke, cancer, and heart disease; and more.

Recommended Dietary Allowances National Academy Press Food and Nutrition Board

Organized by nutrient for ready reference, the volume reviews the function of each nutrient in the human body, sources of supply, effects of deficiencies and excessive intakes, and the latest relevant study results.

Monthly Nutrition Companion: 21 Days to a Healthier Lifestyle by Roberta Larson Duyff

This book, published by the American Dietetic Association, provides the reader with a 30-day plan to establish good eating habits and suggestions towards changing ones nutritional knowledge. The first portion of the book allows readers to develop an understanding of their own nutritional needs, and helps the reader develop a smart eating plan. It then guides the reader through a day-to-day accounting of foods eaten for a 30 day. The reader will improve their eating patterns and become aware of proper nutrition.

Nutrition and the Mind by Gary Null

A guide to help readers overcome health problems as diverse as alcoholism, migraines, and depression considers a variety of mental health conditions and offers documented, credible nutritional solutions often overlooked by doctors. 60,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour. IP.

The PDR Family Guide to Nutrition and Health/With Fat, Cholesterol, and Calorie Counter Guide

This comprehensive guide sorts out the facts from the fads to give you the latest information about foods that fight stress, fend off cancer, help the heart, boost energy, relieve arthritis, alleviate digestive disorders, reduce blood pressure, bolster immunity, ease the changes of menopause, and stave off the effects of aging.

Stocking Up III Vol 3 by Carol Hupping

The book is as good as it was in 1986. It is exactly the same -- just a new publisher. I learned a valuable lesson that the dates listed for books are the publishing dates not the copyright date. Now I have two copies -- the original 1986 and another in a newer wrapper.

Eating Well, Living Well With Hypertension (Eating Well Living Well) by Laura P. Svetkey, et al

The Sarah W. Stedman Center for Nutritional Studies at Duke Univeristy launched a unique reader-friendly, disease-specific guides. This guide deals specifically with the problems associated with hypertension, or high blood pressure, offering an explanation of the disease and its treatmenst, plus related facts on its treatment and prevention. 50 recipes. Charts & graphs.

Smart Fats: How Dietary Fats and Oils Affect Mental, Physical and Emotional Intelligence by Michael A. Schmidt

Written by a research scientist in the field of nutrition, this book describes how the body's digestive, communication, and nervous systems function, and links fatty acid intake to memory, mood and behavior. Schmidt explains how most "low-fat" diets are actually unhealthy and how many people today get little or none of important fatty acids like omega-3 in their junk-food meals. 10 charts & tables.

Low-Fat Living for Real People: The Fat-Free Chocolate-Covered Cream-Filled Mini-Cakes Diet and Other Confusions of Low-Fat Eating Explained by Linda Levy, Francine Grabowski

I am learning to live a low fat life and have looked at and read several books that were boring and preachy. This book makes it easy to catch on and understand why we all should eat differently. It's also funny. It's like sitting at my neighbor's kitchen table and chatting while a great dinner is being prepared.

Food and You: Everything a Woman Needs to Know About Loving Food -- For Better Health, for a Beautiful Body and for Emotional Satisfaction by Sari Harrar (Editor), et al

Why do so many women gain weight in the winter? Which tea can help keep skin younger-looking? Why do women crave chocolate? This comprehensive volume is based on the latest findings and interviews with leading experts in weight control and nutrition--providing both a handy factual reference and a helpful exploration of the mysterious connections between food and our appetites, our hormones, our weight, our emotions, and our overall health.

The Nutrition Bible: The Comprehensive, No-Nonsense Guide to Foods, Nutrients, Additives, Preservatives, Pollutants and Everything Else We Eat and Drink by Barbara Deskins, Jean E. Anderson

Giving straight answers to today's complex nutritional questions, this guide defines and explains foods, nutrients, additives, pollutants, enzymes, hormones, and food-related diseases and deficiencies, and debunks food and nutrition myths and misconceptions. At-a-glance charts supply RDAs for essential vitamins and minerals and nutrient counts for 1,500 foods.

Understanding Nutrition by Eleanor Noss Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes

This is a comprehensive text for a chemistry/biology-based course in normal nutrition at the introductory level. It includes up-to-date coverage of the newest research and emerging issues in nutrition. The pedagogical features of the text and the authors' approachable style help to make complex topics easily understandable for students.

Vitamin C: The Future Is Now by Jeffrey Bland
Dynamic Nutrition for Maximum Performance: A Complete Nutritional Guide for Peak Sports Performance by Daniel Gastelu, et al
The Corinne T. Netzer Dieter's Diary by Corinne T. Netzer

Record everything you eat and drink, chart your weekly progress, use the handy compact calorie counter and lose weight with this portable easy-to-use system for recording your daily food intake.

The Cholesterol Counter by Annette B., Phd Natow, Jo-Ann Heslin

Outlines the ten essential steps to lowering cholesterol levels, listing eighteen thousand up-to-date food entries that include calorie and fiber counts and providing daily recording worksheets and a supermarket guide.

Healing with Food; Two Hundred and Eighty-One Nutritional Plans for Fifty Common Ailments by Melvyn Werbach

Based on the latest nutritional research and the author's extensive clinical experience, this authoritative guide provides clinically proven healing plans and diets for 50 common illnesses. Each is carefully explained and includes exact dosages for vitamin and nutritional supplements.

Recommended Dietary Allowances National Research Council, Committee on Dietary Allowances / Hardcover

Organized by nutrient for ready reference, the volume reviews the function of each nutrient in the human body, sources of supply, effects of deficiencies and excessive intakes, and the latest relevant study results.

Algae to the Rescue; Everything You Need to Know about Nutritional Blue-Green Algae by Karl J. Abrams

This book is very user friendly. It has a lot of technical information that has been written in a very easy to read and understand format for the average person as well as the technical person. It is about time that someone who is professional and reputable wrote something that is truthful about aphonizomenon flos aquae. It helped me to understand more about the effects the algae has had on my body in my life. I would encourage anyone who is interested in AFA to read it and then apply the information in it when deciding where to purchase it.

The Complete Nutrition Counter

A comprehensive guide to nutrition identifies the nutritional contents of hundreds of brand name and generic foods, arranged in alphabetical order for easy reference.

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