Super Immunity

Super Immunity

The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting your Body's Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger, and Disease Free

Book - 2011
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In Super Immunity, world-renowned health expert and New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live Dr. Joel Fuhrman offers a nutritional guide to help you live longer, stronger, and disease free.

Dr. Fuhrman doesn't believe the secret to staying healthy lies in medical care--rather, the solution is to change the way we eat. With more than 85 plant-based recipes, a two-week menu plan, and lists of super foods that boost immunity, Dr. Fuhrman's proven strategies combine the latest data from clinical tests, nutritional research, and results from thousands of patients .

Fans of Alejandro Junger's Clean, Mark Hyman's Ultraprevention, and T. Colin Campbell's The China Study will appreciate Dr. Fuhrman's practical plan to prevent and reverse disease--no shots, drugs or sick days required.

Publisher: New York : HarperOne, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780062080639
0062080636
Branch Call Number: 616.079 Fuhrman 2011
Characteristics: 278 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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naokifr
Nov 06, 2015

This book is really interesting and seems to be based on scientific studies. I agree with a lot of his points (more veggies, less meat, less drugs, more exercise...).

Unfortunately some assumptions lack support and it feels sometimes that there is NO other truth than his... and reading people stories makes me feel as they talk about him as if a guru, a bit disturbing...

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axeman
Mar 15, 2013

Very interesting. A look at how nutrition effects your immune system. Really worth reading.

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HereHere
Feb 14, 2012

Excellent! Very detailed look at the research on phytochemicals and other factors that contribute to a strong immune system, even citing studies on things that shrink cancer tumors.

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Audwin
Feb 06, 2012

I have read many health books over the years, but this one is the most up to date. There are several surprises in store for readers. Overall it is going to be my number one go to book for health!

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HereHere
Feb 14, 2012

"Comparing the many forms of vitamin E in sesame seeds to the vitamin E in a supplement is like comparing a real horse to a toy horse". p.81
"The whiter the bread, the sooner you're dead." p.115
"The overall goal is to eat fewer animal products in general so that we can reduce the amount of protein from animal sources and increase the amount of protein from plant sources." p121

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