Joy's Simple Food Remedies: Tasty Cures for Whatever's Ailing You by Joy Bauer | Conversation Starters
Joy Bauer says food basically serves as nourishment. But food also serves as a healing factor. A bowl of chicken soup has been shown in scientific studies to help alleviate cold symptoms. Blueberries can improve brain functions, ginger can remedy body pains, and cocoa powder can help maintain normal blood pressure. This book provides food remedies for 20 of the most common sicknesses. She explores the causes of each of these ailments and gives recipes that include foods that heal.
Common ailments such as colds, hangovers, PMS, seasonal allergies, bloating, and low energy can be alleviated through her delicious food preparations. She identifies particular foods that are good for boosting brain power, calming stressed nerves and anxious feelings, comfort for aching muscles, and increase waning energy.
Joy's Simple Food Remedies is written by Bauer, a New York Times bestselling author of 12 books. Bauer is the health and nutrition expert for the Today show and is the official nutritionist for the New York City Ballet.
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