IMMUNE SYSTEM RECOVERY PLAN: A Doctor's 4-Step PlanSUSAN BLUM & MICHELE BENDER Book Number: 87259 Product format: Paperback
A ground-breaking and revolutionary guide that maps a course of recovery for millions of people suffering from autoimmune disease, here is a four-step guide to longevity and vitality. The steps focus on using food as medicine, understanding the stress connection, healing your gut and digestive system, and optimising liver function. Covers your cells, discussion on how chronic stress can wear out your adrenal glands, to which healthy and beneficial nutrients in supplements and food help the liver grab hold of toxins you are exposed to and flush them out of your system. The author has had her own experience with an autoimmune disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and used it to empower herself. Here she works with readers to help reverse symptoms, heal the immune system, and prevent future illness. Discover information on a close look at gluten, self-care assessments to improve your method at home, and the problems that occur with exposure to mercury. Learn about stress hormones and the 'soldiers in your immune system' attack cells and control cells, as well as foods that need to be removed from our diets with a focus on ensuring the food consumed has not been exposed to bacteria, pesticide, antibiotic or hormone residue. There are tantalising recipes such as almond butter granola bars, Asian soba noodle salad, Mediterranean herb crusted salmon, and chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. There is also a brilliant workbook on how to manage your stressful life and how to improve all aspects of self-care, including a 'soft belly' breathing tool, and how to improve sleep with steps beginning four hours before bedtime. Includes pages where you can journal your own experiences. Comprehensive images including diagrams showing what the autonomic nervous system is, where our endocrine glands are, and the recommended ratio of starch, protein and vegetables on a plate, as well as tables about how to remove all processed sugar from the diet, and lists of food rich in antioxidants and immune supporting nutrients. Features Blum's '3-Month Immune Repair Programme Guidebook'. Paperback, illustrations, 450pp.
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