- Paperback: 224 pages
- Publisher: Newleaf (1 Mar. 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0717128814
- ISBN-13: 978-0717128815
- Package Dimensions: 21 x 14.8 x 2.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 3 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,679,179 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The Healthy Food Directory: Eat Your Way to Health Paperback – 1 Mar 1999
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Most people know the benefits of foods such a citrus fruit and green vegetables, but how many people know that lettuce makes a great night-time snack for insomniacs; that pineapple is an effective remedy for bruising; while a few brazil nuts will help protect you against heart disease and cancer? Most of our everyday foods can have a positive effect on the body - being mood-enhancing, cancer-protective, stress-releasing, energy-giving or cleansing. In 'The Healthy Food Directory' naturopath Michael van Straten shows how to harness the healing power of food, without extra expense, by having a more positive approach to the food you eat every day. - Natural groupings of food identified by coloured marginal tabs - Colour key identifies which food benefits which body system - Super Food boxes establish the supreme health-enhancers of the food world - Fast Food Aid boxes offer tips on using the larder for first-aid and other natural purposes - Illustrated throughout in full colour.
About the Author
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.
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Hopefully it will help the latest person I bought it for, since they have a typical SAD diet (Standard American Diet) or a Pizza a day!