For most of the history of man, we have used food substances to prevent and treat illness and disease. In light of the growing burden of chronic disease afflicting the modern world and the lack of truly successful treatments, Dr. Laura Kelly looks back to gain insight into the human body and how to treat it.
The first line of defense against all common chronic diseases can and should be food – targeted pharmaceuticals are proving inadequate to stem the tide of chronic illness due to their lack of complexity. Supplements only go part-way, as providing the body with specific nutrients is not enough – enzymes and cofactors are needed in order to process the nutrients so they are available to the body. These enzymes and cofactors are not present in synthetic vitamins and supplements, and even whole food supplements can prove insufficient.
The first book by Dr. Laura Kelly in the Medicine Through Food ™ series, published originally in English by Chelsea Green Publishing is The Healthy Bones Nutrition Plan and Cookbook – How to Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis Naturally. This book – half info and half cookbook – guides the layman on the basics of bone health, and then provides cooking tips as well as recipes geared at creating optimal bone health at any age.
Using targeted nutrition and a complete reworking of the Recommended Dietary Allowances, this research shows you how to use food to treat your bones. Whether you are building your peak bone mass at age 30 to prevent osteoporosis or you are dealing with bone loss at a later age, this book will guide you to true and lasting healthy bones.