Thursday, December 25, 2008

Responsible Drinking or Prescription for Dietary Wellness

Responsible Drinking

Author: Frederick Rotgers

Written by leaders of the Moderation Management movement, Responsible Drinking helps readers define the level of their alcohol use and decide whether moderation or abstinence is the best approach to recovery. Resources and personal stories are included that help readers determine if they are problem drinkers — and what can be done about it. 30 worksheets are included.

New interesting textbook: Food That Helps Win the Battle against Fibromyalgia or Eat Fat Lose Fat

Prescription for Dietary Wellness: Using Foods to Heal

Author: Phyllis Balch

Like its companion books—the number-one bestselling Prescription for Nutritional Healing and the newer Prescription for Herbal HealingPrescription for Dietary Wellness offers authoritative information that is research-based and clearly written, making it easy for the reader to quickly find the subjects in which he or she is interested and to incorporate the dietary recommendations into his or her daily life.

Updates in this second edition include:

  • phytochemicals and antioxidants
  • foods that boost immunity
  • how to choose the most nutritious foods
  • "standout" healing foods
  • how to design a diet for your individual optimal health, taking into account special dietary needs such as those of women, children, vegetarians, and others
  • food combining
  • diet-based healing techniques such as juicing, fasting, and detoxifying
  • how to avoid potential dietary dangers, including threats to water safety, foodborne diseases, food additives, food irradiation, antibiotics, genetically engineered foods, and undesirable substances such as caffeine, cholesterol, and sugar

While not a cookbook, Prescription for Dietary Wellness also includes a number of easy, wholesome recipes and advice on cooking methods. It is a complete, practical guide to eating for good health.

Author Biography: Phyllis A. Balch, CNC, is one of the health industry's leading voices. Ms. Balch is a coauthor of the bestselling Prescription for Nutritional Healing, as well as of Prescription for Nutritional Healing: The A-to-Z Guide to Supplements, and Prescription for Herbal Healing.

Table of Contents:
Preface to the Second Edition
1The Immune System: The Foundation of Health5
2Basic Dietary Guidelines11
3The Raw Foods Story: A Planet- and Animal-Friendly Path18
4Cleansing and Healing: Prevent Toxic Overload22
5Juicing: Maximized Nourishment for Healing30
6Antioxidants: Powerful Disease Prevention42
7Phytochemicals: The Body's Arsenal48
8Fabulous Fruits ... and Bodacious Berries58
9Mom Was Right! Eat Your Vegetables75
10Sea Vegetables: Power-Packed Ocean Foods104
11Grains and Flours: Whole-Foods Goodness108
12Bountiful Beans and Legumes: The Near-Perfect Food118
13Nuts and Seeds: Beneficial Plant-Derived Fats125
14The Fish Story: Swimming in Favorable Fats130
15Cool, Clear, and Clean Water134
16High-Fiber Foods: The Body's Internal Broom!140
17Spices and Herbs: Flavor Enhancers That Heal144
18Organic Food: Extra Life Insurance155
19Improve Digestion and Maximize Nutrition: Food Combining Guide157
20Garlic Nature's Miracle Healer163
21Immortal Mushrooms167
22Yogurt and Kefir172
23Sprouts: The Nutritious Garden Anyone Can Grow177
24Soy Foods: A Complete Protein Source184
25Tofu: The Versatile Protein190
26Threats to Health: When Food, Water, Air, and Earth Get Scary195
27Sugar by Any Other Name ...205
28Dietary Fat: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly210
29Meat and Dairy Products222
31Cholesterol: Can't Live with It - Can't Live without It231
32Some Savory Substitutions: Naturally Good Nutrients236
33Nutrition for Children247
34Special Wisdom for Women257
35Vegetarian Nutrition268
App. ARecognizing and Correcting Nutritional Deficiencies271
App. BNourishing Every Part of the Body Beautiful275
App. CDietary Prescriptions285
App. DLive Juice Therapy: Powerful Nutritional Combinations293

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