“The Graedons offer evidence-based answers to questions about home remedies for common health problems.” –Book News Inc.
“This is an excellent book that proves better health can be achieved by healing yourself at home with remedies right out of the cupboard, refrigerator, or garden.” –Tucsoncitizen.com
“Very readable as well as entertaining, it is a great resource for those interested in home remedies for everyday woes.” –Library Journal
“A compilation of reader feedback to remedies, plus a list of 24 foods the authors suggest can help with health problems such as high cholesterol, hypertension and high blood sugar. The foods list includes coffee, blueberries, green tea, beets and chocolate.” –Richmond Times Dispatch
“In these times when such a lot of lack medical insurance, an investment in this book might be a good idea.” –Foodsiteoftheday.
About the Author
Joe and Terry Graedon have since written 14 more books, including Best Choices from the People’s Pharmacy (Rodale), which has sold more than 400,000 copies in a lot of editions. Joe Graedon is a pharmacologist; Terry Graedon has a Ph.D. in medical anthropology. They combine their expertise to bring a unique approach to traditional, natural, and home remedies. They write The People’s Pharmacy® syndicated newspaper column, distributed by King Features® ; they co-host an award-winning health talk show, carried weekly by 128 public radio stations; they maintain a rich and lively website, www.peoplespharmacy.com; and they speak regularly on health issues on television news and information programs, asked to discuss issues when it comes to drugs, herbs, home remedies, vitamins, and similar health topics. Appearances include public television, Dateline NBC, 20/20, Extra, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, CBS Morning News, Today and NBC Evening News.
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This National Geographic guide to healing foods and natural, herbal, home remedies is carefully researched by the authors and conveyed in the same friendly and authoritative personality as in their popular call-in radio show. In the book, organized as Q&As between most of the people and the Graedons, they report how and why such treatments work and also offer a dozen new recipes for food so good for you, it serves as preventive medicine. This book contains as much information as a voluminous encyclopedia of home remedies, yet it’s quick, easy, inviting, and fun to read. Presented alphabetically by ailment and then, within each of those, by food or treatment, the book offers the basics of three standard diets for health, weight keep watch over, and fitness, in conjunction with a dozen new recipes for preparing food to match the diets. It includes a helpful index and cross-referencing system, making the book both a good shelf reference and an entertaining browse. This book builds on the reputation of The People’s Pharmacy and adds the extra value that comes from a partnership with National Geographic.