You've heard how beneficial probiotics are for gut health; new research reveals that they can do much more! Probiotics can also improve a host of other conditions, from allergies to arthritis, depression to obesity—they have even been shown to inhibit cancer and antibiotic-resistant superbugs. Now Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook shares this groundbreaking research, demonstrating the link between gastrointestinal health and overall well-being. She offers concrete ways for you to use this extraordinary information, explaining how to use probiotics to address a range of medical issues. In this cutting-edge prescription for overall wellness, you'll discover:
specific strains of probiotics and the more than 50 conditions they can help
the benefits of incorporating probiotics into your day-to-day life
how to select the best supplement for your health concerns
tips for adding more probiotic-rich foods to your diet
more than 30 delicious and nutritious probiotic-rich recipes
Beginning a healthier lifestyle can be as easy as starting your day sipping a glass of water with a squeeze of lemon juice. Drinking this simple drink is only one of the many ways, all outlined in The Ultimate pH Solution, that you can change your body's pH and ward off disease. Too much acid in your blood can cause a host of health problems, but with cutting-edge, medically sound research, this indispensable guide offers an easy-to-follow plan and simple lifestyle changes that will help you kick acid and stay healthy.
The Ultimate pH Solution also includes real-life success stories of people who have overcome disease and lost weight by balancing their pH levels, along with 50 recipes for delicious pH-powerful dishes. Learn why high-protein diets may be harmful to your health, why eating dairy may not help you avoid osteoporosis, and how to lower the acid levels in your body for optimal health.
"Easy to read, simple to use and packed with results . . . a mini-encyclopedia that would be a great asset for any Consumer Health Library." from Consumer Connection, the newsletter of the Consumer and Patient Health Information section, Medical Library Association
"A tool box of self-help techniques to assist the injured in avoiding drug therapy for pain."from Complete Health magazine, Summer 2005
Detailing everything you need to begin fermenting in your home kitchen, The Cultured Cook offers recipes and tips for making vegan, gluten-free foods even better for you. From delicious plant-based yogurt and cheese, to basics such as sauerkraut, pickles, and kombucha, to tempting desserts — even ice cream! — you’ll discover ways to add fermented foods to every meal. Your body will enjoy the benefits of probiotics, as well as the increasingly recognized prebiotics, to supercharge your health.
Are you one of the 350 million people worldwide who has been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia? In Arthritis-Proof Your Life, discover the bodily imbalances and lifestyle choices that are causing the inflammation and get rid of it.
DR. MICHELLE SCHOFFRO COOK SHOWS YOU:How to Eat to Beat Inflammation, Stiffness, and Discomfort Dangers and Limitations of Common Arthritis Medications New & Cutting-Edge Natural Treatments for Joint Disorders Top Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Pain Foods and Spices Pain Reduction at Your Fingertips With Acupressure Using Medical Aromatherapy to Feel Better Fast How to Safely Boost Your Body's Innate Healing Capacity Delicious Recipes to Relieve Pain and Heal Joints And Much More
"Dr. Cook's work is unique, empowering, informative, and guides us toward a healthy future."
—MALLIKA CHOPRA, Founder of Intent.com
En El milagro probiótico la Dra. Michelle Schoffro Cook te invita a descubrir, a través de la mejor investigación científica de vanguardia, todas las funciones que los probióticos y cómo mejorarán tu salud y bienestar por siempre.
Aunque seguramente sabes cuán benéficos son los probióticos para tu salud gastrointestinal, lo más probable es que no sepas que, en realidad, tienen la asombrosa capacidad de curar un amplio espectro de enfermedades, desde alergias y artritis hasta depresión y obesidad. Se ha demostrado que pueden inhibir el cáncer y las superbacterias resistentes a los antibióticos.
Pero, ¿qué son los probióticos? Son bacterias y microorganismos benéficos que ayudan a mejorar la salud, estimular el sistema inmunológico, mejorar la digestión e incrementar la capacidad del cuerpo para prevenir o combatir enfermedades.
En El milagro probiótico, la doctora Michelle Schoffro Cook, experta en salud y bienestar, sintetiza las investigaciones de vanguardia sobre el poder curativo de los probióticos y transforma estos hallazgos revolucionarios en un acercamiento práctico y fácil de seguir. Descubrirás qué buscar en los probióticos, cómo identificar si los cultivos están verdaderamente "vivos", qué cepas de bacterias son las mejores para una gama de condiciones de salud y cómo asegurarte de que permanezcan ilesos a través del tracto gastrointestinal.
También aprenderás a incorporar más alimentos ricos en probióticos en tu vida diaria y encontrarás recetas sencillas para alimentos fermentados naturalmente -yogurt, miso, cremas, quesos, kéfir, kombucha- hechos en casa.
Otros autores y especialistas han opinado:
"Los libros de Michelle son mis biblias de la salud. Si lo que quieres es una salud radiante y fenomenal, deja que Michelle sea tu guía" -Kris Carr, autora bestseller de New York Times-
"Michelle Schoffro Cook nos lleva en un viaje alucinante por las subculturas del microbioma de nuestros cuerpos, y en el proceso revela las sorprendentes maneras en las que las bacterias benéficas pueden hacer que nuestras vidas sean más largas, fuertes y felices. Terminarás con todas las herramientas que necesitas para llevar tu nivel de bienestar de un más o menos a genial" -Carol Brooks, editora en jefe de First for Women-
"El trabajo de la doctora Cook es único, empoderador, informativo, y nos guía hacia un futuro más sano. Recomiendo altamente su trabajo y sus libros" -Mallika Chopra-
In Boost Your Brain Power in 60 Seconds, Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook aims to turn this prediction around with her prescriptive—and proven—plan. Several years ago, Dr. Cook was in a terrible car accident in which she suffered a brain injury, resulting in cognitive impairment, partial paralysis in her left arm, and severe migraines. Utilizing her expertise in natural medicine, Dr. Cook developed a program that improved her memory, cured her migraines, and reversed her arm paralysis. After her recovery, she continued to research natural methods to improve memory, reduce memory loss, and prevent degenerative brain diseases.
Boost Your Brain Power in 60 Seconds is an easy, customizable, 4-week plan filled with fun, doable tips you can execute in just 60 seconds a day, including 50 delicious recipes featuring brain-boosting superfoods, encouraging success stories, and a self-assessment quiz.
When it comes to allergies, what your doctor doesn’t know is hurting you. Allergy-Proof Your Life works by resetting your natural body chemistry and addressing the underlying causal factors for allergies instead of the medical approach to reduce symptoms at a high cost to the body. As readers will soon discover, cutting edge research shows that low-grade inflammation, nutritional deficiencies, a leaky or inflamed gut, and an inflammatory diet puts everyone at risk of experiencing allergies or aggravating existing allergies.
In Allergy-Proof Your Life award-winning natural health expert Dr. Cook will reveal how you can eat to beat inflammation, identify foods that contribute to environmental and seasonal allergies and foods that heal them, reverse nutritional deficiencies, and heal the gut imbalances that are frequently at the root of allergies. Sadly, that’s probably not something your doctor has ever told you.
Readers will find dozens of cutting-edge, scientifically-proven natural therapies and remedies for allergies that have never before been compiled into a single book and many of which are virtually unknown—the product of her twenty-five years of research and experience in the natural health field.
Detox regimens can be expensive, lengthy, and difficult to follow--and often don't deliver the results you want. Now, health expert and author Michelle Schoffro Cook offers a fresh approach to purifying your body: spa-style weekends to have you looking and feeling great in just days!
These mini-detoxes help you to reset your natural body chemistry and improve organ function for overall health. First, Dr. Cook's quiz helps you pinpoint which areas need attention. You can then choose from six targeted tune-up plans--from the Love Your Liver weekend to the Fat Blast Weekend, you'll be able to address your specific concerns. Each Weekend Wonder Detox plan features:
Meal plans and shopping lists based on delicious, toxin-busting superfoods
Easy recipes for hearty salads, protein-rich meals, and detox-promoting beverages
Gentle herbal remedies and system-balancing spa treatments
Strategies to establish healthful habits in your everyday life
No matter how busy your schedule or how stressful your life, you'll look forward to your next Weekend Wonder Detox.
A new disease is emerging as the leading killer of North Americans: Scientists are predicting that within eight years, brain disease will kill or disable more people than cancer and heart disease combined. Given this shocking new research, we urgently need to know how to protect and improve our brain health. In Boost Your Brain Power in 60 Seconds, Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook aims to turn this prediction around with her prescriptive-and proven-plan. Several years ago, Dr. Cook was in a terrible car accident in which she suffered a brain injury, resulting in cognitive impairment, partial paralysis in her left arm, and severe migraines. Utilizing her expertise in natural medicine, Dr. Cook developed a program that improved her memory, cured her migraines, and reversed her arm paralysis. After her recovery, she continued to research natural methods to improve memory, reduce memory loss, and prevent degenerative brain diseases. This four-week plan is filled with fun, doable tips you can execute in just sixty seconds a day, including fifty delicious recipes featuring brain-boosting super foods, success stories, and a self-assessment quiz.