Alleviates myths and misconceptions about nutrition and illness, describing more than seventy ailments in which diet can play a key role in both prevention and recovery
In Doctor, What Should I Eat?, Isadore Rosenfeld, M.D., one of America's most trusted doctors, gives you specific food recommendations for the conditions in which the role of diet has been clearly and scientifically established. Dr. Rosenfeld discusses how each disorder develops, what you should or should not eat to help your recovery or prevent a recurrence, and which medications will work best with your food prescription. Working with an experienced registered dietitian, he offers dozens of menus and tables to help put his nutrition prescriptions into action.Dr. Rosenfeld dispels many myths and misconceptions about food and illness and helps readers learn how to spot nutritional quacks. He demystifies the complexities typical of much nutritional advice (who wants to plan dinner with a calculator?) and offers straightforward, easy-to-follow advice. He combines his review of thousands of scientific studies with decades of experience from his own clinical practice, giving readers a full spectrum of nutritional solutions, all of which have been vetted by experts in the field.Too many traditional doctors don't pay enough attention to the importance of your diet in treating illness; too many holistic practitioners decry the use of medications. Proper medical treatment should never be a matter of either/or; it should include both sound nutritional advice and recommendations for the most effective medications - the vital combination you'll find in Doctor, What Should I Eat?