The A-Z Guide to Food as Medicine

by Kraft, Diane
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Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: January 07, 2016

ISBN: 9781498735247

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Can an apple a day keep the doctor away? The A-Z Guide to Food As Medicine addresses food folklore by exploring the scientific findings about physiological effects of over 250 foods, food groups, nutrients, and phytochemicals.

Today, health care providers are fielding more questions from patients on how to help improve their nutritional health, which in turn can help to prevent disease. The guide is a dictionary-style reference intended for use by health care professionals to quickly and easily access information about the bioactive components in the foods and how diet can be manipulated for health benefits.