The Whole-Food Guide to Strong Bones
- A Holistic Approach
by Annemarie Colbin, Ph.D.
Annemarie's long awaited new book, "The Whole-Food Guide to Strong Bones - a holistic approach" is being published by New Harbinger Publication with great accolades.
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It's essential for your health to maintain strong bones.
This book will show you:
- what puts you at risk for fractures
- how the nutrients in whole foods build bone mass
- which foods weaken the bones
- why estrogen therapy, calcium supplements, and prescription medications are not the answer
- 85+ easy recipes for building strong bones
"Enhanced with the inclusion of 85 recipes, Annemarie Colbin’s
“The Whole-Food Guide To Strong Bones: A Holistic Approach” is an
invaluable and informative guide to the role good nutrition plays in
strengthening the human skeletal system and can be the key to
naturally rebuilding bone mass. Among the vitally important issues
comprehensively addressed are which foods can actually weaken bones,
diminish bone mass, and why such approaches as estrogen therapy,
calcium supplements, and even prescription medications may not be
efficacious. Of special note is the information concerning what can
place us at risk for bone fracture – which is a hazard that can be
increasingly dangerous as we grow older. Thoroughly ‘reader
friendly’, The Whole-Food Guide To Strong Bones is a welcome
and highly recommended addition to personal, family, and community
library Holistic Medicine reference collections and supplemental
—The Midwest Book Review
"The bones of the body renew themselves every seven years. With the wholesome wisdom of this book, you can help your bones provide a firm scaffold for your body."
—Mehmet Oz, MD - co-author of YOU: The Owner's Manual and YOU: Staying Young.
"Annemarie Colbin is a long-time mentor of mine. The Whole-Food Guide to Strong Bones combines her wisdom with much common sense."
—Christiane Northrup, MD, author of Women's Bodies, Women's WIsdom and The Wisdom of Menopause
"The Whole-Food Guide to Strong Bones gives readers the recipe for maintaining bone health without medication. It is a must-read for anyone interested in preserving or restoring the health of their bones."
—Joel M. Evans, MD, assistant clinical professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, founder and director of the Center for Women's Health in Stamford, CT, and author of The Whole Pregnancy Handbook.
"This book by Annemarie Colbin, one of America's most respected food therapists, gives us a definitive guide to maximizing bone health as nature intended - with a balanced diet and lifestyle. Her evidence-based approach (replete with discussions of hundreds of published clinical studies) makes this book an important reference for both consumers and healthcare professionals. Plus, the recipes are fabulous."
—Woodson Merrell, MD, chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, and author of The Source.
“The Whole-Food Guide to Strong Bones provides the knowledge and inspiration for maintaining a lifelong healthy skeleton. This brilliantly written book is a must-read, especially for those who may be at risk for osteoporosis.
—Carol Ellis, MD, medical director of Natural Medicine and Rehabilitation in Branchburg, NJ
“Annemarie Colbin is a brilliant nutritionist who has once again shown that optimal well-being can be found through living a naturally healthy lifestyle. At a time when our healthcare specialists rely too much on medications, she presents a program that relies on whole foods, exercise, and spiritual understanding. I'm happy to prescribe this book first for anyone wishing to keep their bones strong and live long.”
—Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD, cofounder and chairman of the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, NY, author of Time Shifting, and coauthor of The Omega Vitality and Wellness Book
“Movement and exercise are necessary to healthy living. But exercise is difficult if you do not have a healthy, strong bone structure to support muscle function. I look forward to giving my patients Annemarie Colbin’s newest book, The Whole-Food Guide to Strong Bones, as it presents the most comprehensive yet understandable approach to bone health that I have encountered."
—Nancy L. Shaw, MA, MTPT, director of the Myofascial Pain Treatment Center in Washington, DC, founder of the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists and the Shaw Myotherapy Institute
“Another classic from the mother of whole food eating, who influenced so many of us in her book Food and Healing over twenty years ago. Her sage advice in The Whole-Food Guide to Strong Bones is essential for everyone concerned about bone loss and what to do about it.”
—Frank Lipman, MD, author, Spent: End Exhaustion and Feel Great Again
Paperback: 257 pages
Publisher: New Harbinger - February 2009