Prescription for Nutritional Healing: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements

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Avery, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 883 pages
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The most comprehensive guide to natural health, thoroughly revised and updated with cutting-edge findings in alternative and preventative therapies

Prescription for Nutritional Healingis the nation's #1 bestselling guide to natural remedies. The new fifth edition incorporates the most recent information on a variety of alternative healing and preventive therapies and new findings on vitamins, supplements, and herbs.

With an A-to-Z reference to diseases and disorders, updates include:

How omega-3 and exercise may help those suffering from Alzheimer's
Current information on the latest drug therapies for treating AIDS
Nutritional information for combating prostate cancer
Leading research on menopause and bio identical hormones
And much, much more

In the twenty years since the first edition was released, the natural health movement has gone mainstream, and the quest for optimal nutrition is no longer relegated to specialty stores. With more than 800 pages of comprehensive facts about all aspects of alternative ways to wellness,Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Fifth Edition, unites the best of age-old remedies with twenty-first- century science.

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User Review  - MissyIvey - LibraryThing

Originally published in 1990. I bought this enormous book many years ago before we started growing old and riddled with this or that health problem, assuming it would come in handy one day. It is a ... Read full review

A must for every home

User Review  - jacquelinemejeur - Overstock.com

My go to book for alternative medicine as well as understanding health issues. I live that it offers both medical and alternative wellness advice. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Phyllis Balch was author of the bestselling Prescription for Nutritional Healing, as well as of Prescription for Nutritional Healing: The A-to-Z Guide to Supplements, and Prescription for Herbal Healing.

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