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Diet In Diseases: Therapeutic Foods that cure and Prevent diseases

Diet In Diseases: Therapeutic Foods that cure and Prevent diseases

Diet In Diseases: Therapeutic Foods that cure and Prevent diseases

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Item Code: IDF791
Author: Sunita Pant Bansal
Publisher: Pustak Mahal
Language: English
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 8122308147
Pages: 113
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5" X 5.5"
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About the Book:

Diet plays a crucial role in promoting or preventing a disease. Especially when down with a disease, simply swallowing pills will not prove as effective if dietary guidelines are ignored. The appropriate therapeutic diet can speed up the recovery process and even boost the immune response. However diet is one aspect of therapy that even doctors many a times fail to give due importance to Simply put, over nutrition, under nutrition or wrong nutrition must equally be avoided if one wishes to stay slim, trim and fighting fit.

This book lists an array of ailments and conditions and outlines the right diet that could cure or control these problems. Once you begin having balanced sensible meals it won't be long before you kiss goodbye to those pills. This book will show you how to eat right and stay fit.

About the Author:

Born and educated in New Delhi Sunita Pant Bansal did her schooling from St Thomas School and graduation with honours in food and Nutrition and Post-Graduation in Dietetics and Public health Nutrition from Lady Irwin College. She subsequently worked as an honorary dietician at Ganga Ram Hospitals and began writing on Health and Nutrition with articles and columns appearing in Major newspaper and Magazines. She has also aired programmes on Health on All Indian Radio and Doordarshan.

She was the first practicing Dietician in Delhi. She joined The Times of India for some time as Editor, Health. She then went to England and has the honour of being the only Indian dietician with Indian qualifications to become member of the British Dietetic Association, UK. She is currently associated as an Advisor with Life Positive. She has also authored Healing Power of Foods.

The author has her own publishing house bringing out titles under the banner of SMRITI BOOKS and producing interactive, multimedia CD-ROMs under the banner of SRISHTI MULTIMEDIA. Her husband is a senior consultant chest Physician at Apollo Hospital, New Delhi .

CONTENTS

Introduction 7
How to Lose Weight 11
How to Gain Weight 22
Anaemia 26
Allergies 30
Dental Health 34
Diabetes 38
Gout 43
Fever 45
Common Gasteric Problems 48
Peptic Ulcers 56
Ulcerative Colitis 59
Diet in Coronary Heart Disease 61
Liver Diseases 67
Kidney diseases 71
Brain-boosting Diet 75
Anti-stress Diet 78
Healthy recipes 83
Helpful Hints 95
Foods for Long Life and Well-being 101
Improve Your Health at work 105
Organic Eating 109
Bibliography 113

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