Synopses & Reviews
Natural health's number-one bestseller for more than twenty years, completely revised and updated.
With more than five million copies sold, Prescription for Nutritional Healing is the most trusted, comprehensive source on dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, and herbs. A pioneer in the field of nutritional healing, Phyllis Balch passionately and meticulously researched and compiled this groundbreaking book. Now, a generation later, her message has more relevance than ever: consume fresh foods, avoid processed foods and those high in saturated fat, and optimize your intake of essential nutrients with the right supplements. Today's well-stocked vitamin and natural-health stores can be confusing, and people need Balch's clear, concise, landmark guide.
To help them make sense of the mind-numbing array of choices that are available, readers of Prescription for Nutritional Healing will:
- learn the basics of good nutrition;
- find out how to balance vitamins and minerals so that the body can properly absorb both;
- determine how best to treat 250 problems-from abscesses to wrinkles-using herbs, nutrition, and supplements; and
- get the facts on other complementary therapies, like ayurveda, biofeedback, chiropractic care, and more. Prescription for Nutritional Healing is an essential resource for every health-minded consumer.
Completely revised and expanded, this bestselling guide to holistic health includes the latest research on lesser-known herbal remedies, new information and theories on 250 chronic disorders, and discussions of newer supplements including SAMe, MSM, pregnenolone, red yeast rice, inositol hexaphosphate (IP6), colostrum, and emu oil.
This third edition incorporates the latest information on nutritional supplements, herbal remedies and their health promoting effects on hundreds of disorders and diseases.
About the Author
'Phyllis A. Balch, CNC, was a leading nutritional counselor for more than two decades. Convinced that nutrition was, in many cases, the answer to regaining and maintaining health, Ms. Balch testified before Congress on the efficacy of natural healing.'