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Title:
Let food be thy medicine : 750 scientific studies, holistic reports, and personal accounts showing the physical, mental, and environmental benefits of whole foods
Author:
Jack, Alex, 1945-
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Becket, Mass. : One Peaceful World Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
304 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781882984350
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summarizes hundreds of new medical studies, including the latest research on diet and cancer, heart disease, diabetes, children's health, women's health, and the environment. New A-Z format, extensive cross references, and comprehensive index make information easy to find.


Author Notes

Alex Jack teaches health care at the Kushi Institute.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Acnep. 13
Acupressurep. 13
Africap. 14
Agriculturep. 15
AIDSp. 15
Alcoholp. 22
Alternative Medicinep. 23
Alzheimer's Diseasep. 24
Amasakep. 25
American Cancer Societyp. 25
American Heart Associationp. 25
Animal Wastep. 26
Antibioticsp. 27
Antioxidantsp. 29
Appendicitisp. 29
Applep. 29
Arthritisp. 30
Asian Diet Pyramidp. 31
Asthmap. 31
Astronaut Dietp. 32
Attention Deficit Disorderp. 32
Autismp. 32
Ayurvedic Medicinep. 33
Azuki Beansp. 34
Bancha Twig Teap. 34
Barleyp. 34
Beansp. 35
Biological Transmutationp. 35
Biological Weaponsp. 36
Bloodp. 36
Bovine Growth Hormonep. 37
Brain Tumorsp. 38
Breadp. 38
Breast Cancerp. 39
Breast Cystsp. 41
Breast-feedingp. 41
British Dietp. 42
Broccolip. 43
Buckwheatp. 44
Buddhist Medicinep. 44
Cabbagep. 44
Caffeinep. 45
Calciump. 45
Cancerp. 47
Cancer Case Historiesp. 50
Cancer Ratesp. 53
Candidap. 54
Canola Oilp. 54
Carotenoidsp. 55
Carrotsp. 56
Cataractsp. 57
Cauliflowerp. 57
Cerebral Palseyp. 57
Chemicalsp. 58
Chewingp. 59
Chickenp. 60
Chickpeasp. 61
Childhood Abusep. 61
Children's Healthp. 62
Children's Lunch Programsp. 64
China Health Studyp. 66
Chili Peppersp. 67
Chocolatep. 67
Cholesterolp. 68
Chronic Fatigue Syndromep. 71
Coffeep. 71
Colitisp. 72
Collard Greensp. 72
Colon Cancerp. 72
Complex Carbohydratesp. 73
Cookingp. 74
Cornp. 74
Cornaro, Luigip. 74
Crime and Dietp. 75
Crohn's Diseasep. 77
Cropland Lossp. 77
Cruciferous Plantsp. 78
Dairy Foodp. 78
Daniel, Book ofp. 81
Dental Carep. 81
Depressionp. 82
Diabetesp. 82
Diet and Healthp. 84
Diet, Nutrition, and Cancerp. 86
Dietary Goals for the United Statesp. 87
Disease Ratesp. 88
Drug Reactionsp. 90
Drug Resistancep. 91
Drugsp. 92
Eating Disordersp. 93
Eating Habitsp. 93
Echinaceap. 95
Eggsp. 95
Electromagnetic Radiationp. 95
Emphysemap. 96
Endometriosisp. 97
Environmentp. 97
Environmental Illnessp. 103
Epilepsyp. 104
Estrogenp. 104
Evolutionp. 105
Exercise and Fitnessp. 107
Fatsp. 109
Fiberp. 111
Fibromyalgiap. 111
Fish and Seafoodp. 112
Five Transformationsp. 113
Flavanoidsp. 116
Flaxseedp. 116
Fluoridationp. 116
Folatep. 117
Food Costsp. 117
Food Guide Pyramidp. 117
Food Poisoningp. 117
Freedom of Healthp. 119
Free Radicalsp. 120
Fruitp. 120
Genetically Engineered Foodp. 120
Genetic Model of Health and Diseasep. 127
Genisteinp. 128
Geriatricsp. 129
Gingerp. 130
Global Warmingp. 130
Green Teap. 131
Hearing Lossp. 132
Heart Diseasep. 132
Hemorrhoip. 135
Hepatitisp. 135
Herbal Medicinep. 135
Herpesp. 136
Hiatus Herniap. 136
High Blood Pressurep. 137
Hippocratesp. 138
Hizikip. 139
Hospital Foodp. 139
Hufeland, Christophe vonp. 141
Hunza Dietp. 141
Hypoglycemiap. 142
Immune Functionp. 142
Immunizationsp. 145
Impotencep. 147
Incan Dietp. 147
Indolesp. 147
Infectious Diseasep. 147
Infertilityp. 150
Inflammationp. 151
Intelligencep. 151
Irradiationp. 152
Ironp. 153
Ishizuka, Dr. Sagenp. 154
Isoflavonesp. 155
Isothiocyanatesp. 156
Japanese Dietp. 156
Jewish Dietp. 157
Kaibara, Ekkenp. 158
Kalep. 158
Kidney Stonesp. 158
Kombup. 159
Kuzup. 159
Lentilsp. 160
Leukemiap. 160
Lignansp. 161
Liverp. 161
Longevityp. 162
Lung Cancerp. 162
Lupusp. 163
Lymphomap. 163
Macrobioticsp. 164
Macular Degenerationp. 171
Mad Cow Diseasep. 171
Malariap. 176
Mammogramp. 177
Meatp. 177
Mediterranean Dietp. 178
Melanomap. 179
Menopausep. 179
Menstrual Disordersp. 180
Mental Illnessp. 181
MicrowaveCookingp. 183
Middle Eastern Dietp. 185
Migrainep. 185
Milletp. 185
Misop. 186
Mizuno, Nambokup. 188
Mochip. 188
Moxibustionp. 188
MRIsp. 188
MSGp. 189
Multiple Sclerosisp. 189
Muscular Dystrophyp. 191
Mushroomsp. 191
Myopiap. 192
Native American Dietp. 192
Nattop. 193
Natural Cosmeticsp. 194
Nightshadesp. 194
Norip. 194
Nuclear Radiationp. 195
Nutrient Lossp. 198
Nutritionp. 200
Nutsp. 201
Oatsp. 202
Obesityp. 202
Ohsawa, Georgep. 203
Olestrap. 204
Onionp. 204
Organic Agriculturep. 204
Organic Foodp. 209
Osteoporosisp. 210
Paleolithic Dietp. 211
Pancreatic Cancerp. 214
Parkinson's Diseasep. 215
Parsleyp. 215
Peacep. 216
Pesticidesp. 218
Pet Carep. 220
Physicians for Responsible Medicinep. 220
Phytochemicalsp. 220
Phytoestrogensp. 220
Polypsp. 223
Potatoesp. 223
Pregnancyp. 223
Premenstrual Syndromep. 224
Prenatal Nutritionp. 225
Price, Westonp. 226
Prostate Cancerp. 226
Proteinp. 227
Ricep. 229
Rice Branp. 232
Ryep. 232
Saltp. 232
Schweitzer, Dr. Albertp. 233
Sciencep. 233
Sea Vegetablesp. 234
Seedsp. 236
Seitanp. 238
Seleniump. 238
Sesamep. 238
Sexual Vitalityp. 239
Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 240
Sewage Sludgep. 240
Shiitake Mushroomsp. 241
Shoyup. 241
Skin Problemsp. 242
Smokingp. 243
Soil Depletionp. 244
Soy Foodsp. 244
Spock, Dr. Benjaminp. 246
Stomach Cancerp. 246
Strokep. 247
Sugarp. 247
Supplementsp. 251
Tarahumara Dietp. 251
Teap. 251
Tempehp. 252
Tofup. 253
Triglyceridesp. 254
Ulcerp. 254
Umeboshi Plump. 255
U.S. Surgeon-General's Reportp. 255
Vegansp. 256
Vegetablesp. 256
Vegetariansp. 258
Violencep. 263
Vitaminsp. 264
Vitamin B-6p. 264
Vitamin B-12p. 264
Vitamin Cp. 267
Vitamin Dp. 267
Vitamin Ep. 267
Wakamep. 267
Warp. 268
Wartime Restrictedp. 269
Dietsp. 271
Waterp. 273
Watercressp. 274
Weight Problemsp. 274
Wheatp. 275
Whole Grainsp. 275
Wild Ricep. 279
Winep. 279
Women's Healthp. 279
World Health Organizationp. 280
World Hungerp. 282
Xenotransplantsp. 283
Yellow Emperor's Classicp. 284
Yin and Yangp. 285
Zincp. 287
Resourcesp. 288
Indexp. 289
About the Authorp. 304

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