Good Food Great Medicine (3rd edition)Miles Hassell MD
Author: Miles Hassell MD & Mea Hassell
This completely revised and updated edition is written by a brother-sister physician-food writer team with a passion for food as medicine. The 288 easy-to-read pages present powerful medical evidence to support adopting a whole food Mediterranean-style diet, and include 185 simple-to-follow recipes with everyday ingredients. This is a practical resource for anyone looking for an evidence-based approach to eating well without sacrificing eating enjoyment. The 14-step Risk Reduction Action Plan helps: 1. prevent or reverse heart disease and stroke 2. prevent or reverse type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, and the metabolic syndrome 3. improve cholesterol and blood pressure with fewer drugs 4. lose weight without deprivation 5. reduce dementia and cancer, and improve cancer survivorship. The Hassells also offer sensible strategies for aging well, increasing immunity, reducing inflammation, finding more energy, reducing depression, and getting better sleep, as well as tips for planning meals and feeding children. Use this book to cut through the confusion over often conflicting health advice. Good Food, Great Medicine presents a compelling summary of medical studies showing what works to improve health, and equips readers to evaluate study data for themselves. This book also explores diet controversies surrounding fat, red meat, salt, grains, dairy, and other traditional foods eaten throughout recorded history.
Publisher:Miles Hassell MD