Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal Cookbook

New Cookbook unveils healthiest foods and delicious recipes to feel better, beat disease, and live longer!

Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal Cookbook Companion Provides more than 1,000 Ideas to Eat the Best Foods at Every Meal.

New York, NY-July 31, 2013- When Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal first hit shelves, readers discovered the connection that food and diet have chronic conditions and specific ailments.  Based on this best-selling book’s popularity and the continued interest in food as medicine, the pioneering food guide’s kitchen companion, Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal Cookbook hits shelves today!
Curated by the editors at Reader’s Digest, Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal Cookbook serves as a practical, daily guide that unveils the truth behind healing and harming foods, showing how to put this knowledge to use in the kitchen, with 250 recipes that are packed with superfoods and sample menu ideas that address more than 100 conditions.
Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal Cookbook helps readers integrate advanced nutritional knowledge into their day-to-day cooking and meal planning,” said Coutenay Smith, Executive Editor, Reader’s Digest.  “We’re giving people the tools they need to incorporate healing superfoods into their diets, while ditching the surprising foods that can harm them.”
Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal Cookbook is an easy-to-use, one-stop guide that provides an A-Z summar of foods, along with recipes and daily meal plans that address various ailments-from arthritis to heart disease- and how to treat them with what you eat.  It answers questions that might surprise readers: Should migraine sufferers cook with red wine?  Is ginger dangerous for pregnant women?  Did you know that eating fish can help prevent memory loss, inflammation, strokes, and even cardiovascular disease?
Divided into three sections, Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal Cookbook offers a fresh menu for better living, so readers can start cooking up healthier diets:
  • Directory of Foods – An A-Z index of almost 150 foods and selected lists of “What They Heal,” “How They Harm” and the nutrients they provide, as well as serving sizes and calorie amounts, advice on buying the best products, keeping them fresh and how to easily prepare them. You’ll also find special sidebars about foods that you should enjoy “In Moderation Only” and tips to making them healthier when you indulge. 
  • 250 Recipes for Good Health – Healthy cooking doesn’t have to be time-consuming, expensive or bland, as proven in the book’s second section. The recipes cover breakfasts, soups and stews, salads and lighter meals, sandwiches, entrees, sides, snacks, desserts and even drinks, and includes everything from mouthwatering Blueberry Oat Scones to soul-satisfying Mac ‘n’ Cheese Primavera. Most importantly, each recipe features at least three – if not, more! – of the healing foods, along with a list of ailments that it may help.
  • Ailments: Heal What Ails You – Eating the right foods and avoiding the wrong ones can go a long way towards improving your overall well-being. This section offers an alphabetical listing of more than 100 ailments – from a common sore throat to debilitating conditions such as multiple sclerosis – explaining which foods can cause or exacerbate a condition and which can help prevent or treat it. At the heart of each entry is a one-day meal plan that shows how to get more healing foods into your diet while minimizing the harmful ones. The daily meal plan uses recipes from the cookbook to show readers how to seamlessly incorporate healing foods into a daily diet, along with additional tips about how – and when – to eat for each ailment. 
Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal Cookbook includes the latest and the most up-to-date information to help readers make the best dietary choices for their health.
Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal Cookbook
Pub Date: August 1, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-62145-060-3
Available August 1st at and wherever books are sold.
About Foods That Harm Foods That Heal Cookbook
The first edition of Foods that Harm, Foods That Heal – the pioneering guide, published in 1997 – changed the way we view food and its impact on our bodies. More than seven million copies of the book have been sold worldwide since then. As researchers continued to discover the crucial connections between diet and chronic conditions, the 2013 edition was updated and entirely reformatted to make it easier to find the facts one needs at-a-glance. Since then, readers have been asking for a cookbook companion to help put this newfound knowledge to use. Foods That Harm Foods That Heal Cookbook is an answer to these requests, offering authoritative and practical advice on a fresh menu for better living.
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