Food--Your Miracle Medicine by Jean Carper

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Food -- Your Miracle Medicine is the breakthrough book on food and health for the nineties. This comprehensive guide, based on more than 10,000 scientific studies, reveals how you can use the extraordinary powers of food to prevent and alleviate such common maladies as headaches and hay fever, as well as to ward off major killers, including heart disease and cancer. Jean Carper, the bestselling author of The Food Pharmacy, has now translated the amazing new discoveries about the medical powers of food into practical advice and information that you can use every day to conquer disease, increase your mental energy, and live longer.

A carrot a day could slash your risk of stroke by 70 percent.

Ginger can stop migraine headaches and nausea.

Half an avocado a day can dramatically improve your blood cholesterol.

Brazil nut may improve your mood.

Brazil nuts may improve your mood.

Tea helps prevent stroke, heart disease, and cancer.

A food allergy may be the cause of your fatigue.


About Jean Carper

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Jean Carper was born on January 3, 1933 in New York. She attended and graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio where she is also the recipient of their alumni achievement award. She was a senior medical correspondent at CNN and received the cable industries ACE award for a series on brain cancer. She has authored hundreds of articles for several publications, including the Washington Post and USA Today. She has also appeared on many TV programs including the Today Show and Good Morning America. Her most recent passion is Alzheimer's disease prevention. Jean Carper has authored 24 books on health, healthy living and natural food based remedies. She received an excellence in journalism award for her book Stop Aging Now! from the American Aging Association. Some of her other books are: The Food Pharmacy, Miracle Cures, Food: Your Miracle Medicine, Your Miracle Brain and 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's.
Published June 23, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 564 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Cooking, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Non-fiction

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Columnist Carper ( Jean Carper's Total Nutrition Guide ) here provides preventive and antidotal foods for innumerable ailments: colic, gas, gallstones, cancer, ulcers, colds, asthma, osteoporosis and even headaches.

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Carper combines diverse scientific studies to illustrate the healing power of eating the right food.

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