The Food Pharmacy
Dramatic New Evidence That Food is Your Best Medicine Re-issue
By (author) Jean Carper
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Food Pharmacy by Jean Carper
Book DescriptionOnion as a heart drug? Broccoli to prevent cancer? Garlic to prevent blood clots? THE FOOD PHARMACY shows how simple foods, consumed by us all, can be used in the fight against ill-health. Once considered folklore, the discoveries being pioneered by our leading scientists are proving that food is our largest and most complex pharmacy. Jean Carper outlines how each food behaves as a drug and how best to use them. Brimming with important revelations and practical advice, THE FOOD PHARMACY takes the most healthful and healing foods available in your local supermarket and shows us how we can take charge of our health: Eating cabbage, raw or cooked, only once a week may cut your chances of colon cancer by sixty-six percent; honey helps heal wounds and is also an effective cure for diarrhoea.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780671037369
(198mm x 130mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Pocket Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 2-May-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jean Carper
Memoria En Forma, Paperback / softback (January 2016)
A few preventive actions could dramatically change your future by postponing Alzheimer's. 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's will change the way you look at Alzheimer's and provide exciting new answers from the frontiers of brain research to help keep you and your family free of this heartbreaking disease.
100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's and Age-Related Memory Loss, Paperback (February 2012)
'With style and wit Jean Carper has assembled all the simple things that people can do to delay the onset of age-related memory loss, an idea that may sound revolutionary to some, but is all research-based. My advice is simple: Read this book!' - Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown Medical School
100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's, Paperback (March 2011)
Teaches readers how to take simple and effective steps to prevent Alzheimer's disease by providing the scientific rationale behind the tools. This title provides strategies for battling age-related memory loss, including drinking apple juice, taking care of your gums.
Jean Carper's Complete Healthy Cookbook, Paperback (April 2007)» View all books by Jean Carper
"New York Times" best-selling author and "USA Weekend's" longtime "EATSMART" columnist, one of America's most trusted source of cutting edge nutrition information and healthy recipes, offers up here, for the first time all in one place, 200 delicious, easy-to-make, good for you recipes -- plus all the nutrition information you can live without.
US Kirkus Review » After years of fearing meat, sugar, alcohol, additives, and the rest, it's good to hear of the disease-preventive properties of foods. To date, Mark Bricklin's various Natural Healing books have been the bibles for this message; but Carper goes beyond their conventional natural-foodists' position: According to the findings here reported, not only yogurt, whole grains, garlic, fish, soybeans, and the like can help fight cancer or lower cholesterol and blood pressure; even sugar, green tea, wine, and coffee have their beneficial properties. As for olive oil, that wonderful food is "good for the heart, reduces bad LDL cholesterol and raises good HDLs, thins the blood, contains chemicals that retard cancer and aging, lowers blood pressure, and lowers risk of death from all causes." That all of this is presented in an uncritical, gee-whiz, effusive pop manner (writing of fiber, Carper tells us that "things get pretty exciting" in the colon, where "some chemical shenanigans" take place) may prompt readers to add a grain of that formerly forbidden salt to their revised expanded diets. Still, there is an avid audience for the message, and it's worth a hearing. (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - Jean Carper
Jean Carper is a well-known authority on health and nutrition. She is a former senior medical correspondent for CNN in Washington and a former radio and TV on-air reporter. She has written fifteen books, including THE FOOD PHARMACY, FOOD - YOUR MIRACLE MEDICINE and STOP AGEING NOW!
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