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Cutting through nutritional hype, myths, trends and complex information the author offers specific food recomendations to treat more than 50 common health problems and conditions.
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One of America's most trusted physicians and the bestselling author of the blockbuster The Best Treatment prescribes the right foods to treat or prevent scores of health-care problems, from asthma, ulcers, and infertility to Alzheimer's, CFS, and Parkinson's disease. Nutrition tables throughout. Index.From Library Journal:
Rosenfeld, author of the best-selling The Best Treatment (LJ 12/91), offers nutritional advice for a variety of ailments, from acne to vaginal yeast infections. He provides sample menus, with portions and calories for each. He also gives the vitamin and/or mineral content for various foods. The medical advice given appears to be sound, but few sources (or medical research studies) are cited other than Rosenfeld's own experience. Vegetarians and many nutritionists will be disappointed to read, more than once, of the "low biological value" and "low quality" of plant foods, terms that became obsolete in the 1980s. Although some writers still use these terms, the American Dietetic Association (ADA) has agreed that plant foods have good-quality protein, enough for an adequate diet without animal products; moreover, it is beneficial to use these alternative proteins for optimum health. Though not as comprehensive on diseases as Rosenfeld's book, Joseph Beasley's Food for Recovery (LJ 2/1/94) is a preferred choice for more current nutrition information. Still, Rosenfeld's book is a good reference book for larger nutrition collections. (Index not seen..
--Loraine F. Sweetland, Rebok Memorial Lib., Silver Spring, Md.
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Book Description Grand Central Publishing, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0446609226