A newly updated edition of the groundbreaking, best-selling guide to the vital link between food and health—now featuring more than 50 recipes for good health.
The first edition of Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal changed the way we view food and its impact on our bodies. More than 7 million copies of the book have been sold worldwide since then, and interest in food as medicine has only grown as researchers have continued to discover the crucial connections between diet and chronic conditions such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other serious illnesses, as well as the impact of food on stress, insomnia, and other common complaints.
In this newly updated edition, you’ll find:
*More than 100 health condition entries from arthritis to insomnia to heart disease, with quick tips on what to eat to prevent or treat each ailment naturally
*More than 170 food entries from apples to zucchini, plus simple ways to eat, cook, and store each food to maximize its healing potential
*More than 50 delicious and easy-to-make recipes featuring the healing foods
*Special features on the potential dangers of pesticides, food additives, and genetically modified crops; the many benefits of vitamin D; the real deal on high-fructose corn syrup; the dangers of mixing food and medicine; and much more
A trusted friend in a complicated world, Reader’s Digest brings big ideas to your kitchen table, shares stories you can’t put down, offers clever ways to live your life and the chance to laugh and cry together about what makes us all human.