Eating is one of life's great pleasures…but are the foods you eat making you healthier or making things worse? With a whirlwind of conflicting health stories in the news, it's time to get down to basics and find the real truth. Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal uncovers the vital link between your health and the foods you eat—and makes it easy for you to learn what applies specifically to YOU and your lifestyle.
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Which surprising foods can be harmful?
We're not talking about junk food and fast food. You already know the dangers there. What you don't know is that seemingly healthy foods might be harmful to you, depending on your age and what conditions you are affected by.
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Dr. Joe is director of McGill University's Office for Science and Society and also an award winning Canadian health and wellness author, columnist, radio host and television personality.
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Are some foods SUPPORTING
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When is a hamburger more healthful than a salad?
Summer day lemonade can actually be GOOD for you! The citric acid in lemons has been shown to decrease the chance of kidney stones.
Is it safe to to "starve" a fever and "feed" a cold?
Arthritis defense! Omega-3 can help reduce inflammation…but you don't have to eat fish! Walnuts and flaxseed are a great alternative.
Grilling can be dangerous? You bet. Cancer-causing substances can form when fat from meat drips onto coals and becomes part of the smoke. Follow our 7 tips to feed your family safely.
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The first edition of this mega-selling guide changed the way we view food and its impact on our bodies. Since then, researchers continued to uncover the affects—both good and bad—of food on heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other serious illnesses, as well as the impact of food on stress, insomnia, and other common complaints. This updated edition of Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal includes all the latest science and research on how to eat for better health.