Did you know that ginger can prevent migraines and that coffee sometimes cures them? Did you know that rice can calm your digestion, that sugar can make you more sensitive to pain, that evening primrose can ease the symptoms of arthritis?
Drawing on new and little-known research from prestigious medical centers around the world, Neal Barnard, M.D., author of Eat Right, Live Longer and Food for Life, shows readers how they can soothe everyday ailments and cure chronic pain by using common foods, traditional supplements, and herbs.
Dr. Barnard reveals which foods regularly contribute to pain and how to avoid them. He guides the reader to specific pain-safe foods that are high in nutrition but don't upset the body's natural balance, as well as foods that actively soothe pain by improving blood circulation, relieving inflammation, and balancing hormones. Complete with delicious recipes, Foods That Fight Pain is a revolutionary approach to healing that will transform your life.
About the Author
Neal Barnard (Power of Your Plate, A Physician's Slimming Guide, Foods That Cause You to Lose Weight) is a psychiatrist, board-certified practicing physician, nutritional expert, best-selling author, noted lecturer, and president of the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine, a non-profit health advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. Dr. Barnard has a regular column in Veggie Life, and has appeared on numerous radio and television shows, including Oprah, Good Morning America, and 60 Minutes. He is also editor-in-chief of PCRM's quarterly journal Good Medicine, and author of a number of psychiatric papers concerning diet and behavior.
"Dr. Neal Barnard is one of the most responsible and authoritative voices in American medicine today." ----Andrew Weil, M.D., author of 8 Weeks to Optimal Health and Spontaneous Healing