Many studies have examined the acid-alkaline relationship between the foods we eat and how our bodies store fat, but Dr. Schoffro Cook offers the first plan to alkalize the body with simple, surprising, and flexible 60-second weight loss tricks. First, readers learn how to "kick the acid" by eating delicious meals made with whole foods that are balanced to help readers flush fat and revitalize their entire bodies. To keep the pounds peeling off, each week readers add a few new habits to their regimens. Every tip brings readers closer to balancing their pH and boosting their metabolism, so they can pick and choose the tips that fit best into their busy lifestyles for flattering results that will last.
The plan features 50 mouth-watering, alkalizing recipes such as Coconut Waffles, Grilled Chicken with Citrus Salsa, and succulent Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp. Also included is a 7-day meal plan that shows readers how to incorporate these dishes into a day of hearty, delicious, body-balancing meals.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
"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
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.