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Cooking Well: Honey for Health & Beauty

by Lauren Feder Marie Courtier The National Honey Board

For millions of years, bees have worked tirelessly to create nature's miracle medicine: honey. In this important book, Cooking Well: Honey for Health & Beauty, the unique healing properties of honey are revealed, placing the power of this low-cost and effective natural treatment in your family's hands.Whether as a healing agent for minor wounds and burns, a soothing ingredient for sore throats and coughs, a beauty treatment rich in anti-oxidants for youthful skin, or as a potent antibiotic, honey has become and essential part of natural cures and remedies.Cooking Well: Honey for Health & Beauty also explains how the recent, rapid decline in honeybee population is alerting us to damage to our environment, and lists ways that you can help honeybees thrive and how the health of our planet, the health of the honeybee, and very own health is so closely linked.Featuring over 100 honey-based recipes for better health, beauty and nutrition, Cooking Well: Honey for Health & Beauty is all you need to harness the precious gift of honey bees.

Cooking Well: Thyroid Health

by Marie-Annick Courtier Lauren Feder Jo Brielyn

Enjoy Delicious Recipes Specially Designed for Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism PatientsWhile diet alone cannot cure thyroid disease, the proper foods can play an important role in your body's health and wellness. Cooking Well: Thyroid Health features over 100 recipes developed to support your thyroid treatment plan.Cooking Well: Thyroid Health provides recipe varieties to keep your appetite satisfied while considering the impact of food ingredients on thyroid health and medication compliance.Whether you're looking for brunch, lunch, a snack, a breakfast shake, or a hearty dinner, there is a wide variety of healthy and balanced meal choices for you to follow.Cooking Well: Thyroid Health also includes:* An overview on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism and the impact of proper nutrition* Guidelines on foods to choose and foods to avoid to improve thyroid function* A meal diary and helpful tips to make it easy to create your own customized diet planJust a few of the scrumptious and healthy recipes to be found inside this book include Mediterranean Portobello Burger, Onion Soup, Lamb Chops with Herbs, Roasted Chicken Breast with Sweet Potatoes, Stuffed Turkey Breast Italian-Style, Butternut Squash with Cinnamon, Strawberries with Spicy Red Wine, and Winter Fruit Salad.

Natural Baby and Childcare

by Lauren Feder

The Essential Parents' Guide to the Best Conventional and Natural Medicines for Your Child From feeding to healing, clothing to washing, raising children naturally can be a daunting task--unless you know how. Natural Baby and Childcare shows you how to complement conventional therapy with natural treatments such as homeopathic and herbal medicine; how to bathe your child without using damaging chemicals; and how to find healthy, organic food for your baby. As a physician and a mom, Dr. Lauren Feder skillfully bridges the divide between medicine and motherhood, empowering parents to personalize traditional child-rearing practices to their own child. Natural Baby and Childcare answers common questions such as: * Do homeopathic medicines have any side effects? * What alternatives are there to wasteful or harmful baby products, such as plastic diapers and chemical-laden diaper creams? * Can vaccines cause autism or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome? In addition to shedding light on controversial topics such as antibiotic overuse and vaccination, Dr. Feder offers a complete A to Z guide to treating common childhood conditions naturally and a handy directory of easy-to-use natural medicines and home remedies. With information for children from birth to adolescence, Natural Baby and Childcare is a comprehensive, intelligent, practical, and reassuring guide to raising healthy and happy children.

Natural Pregnancy

by Lauren Feder

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO A HEALTHY, NATURAL PREGNANCY Pregnancy and childbirth can be one of the most exciting times in a couple's life. With Natural Pregnancy, you can make informed, educated decisions about your pregnancy to ensure your baby is born happy and healthy--naturally. Natural Pregnancy is the perfect resource for expectant parents; whether you choose to opt for an all-natural birth, or are looking to combine conventional treatments with homeopathy and holistic medicine, Natural Pregnancy is the all-in-one reference to keep your pregnancy simple and safe. Natural Pregnancy answers your questions and offers advice on common topics, including: * Prenatal tests and procedures, including ultrasound and amniocentesis * Vaccinations during pregnancy * Homeopathic medicine for common pregnancy conditions and easier childbirth * Midwives and doulas* Home birth * Homeopathy for healing after amniocentesis, perineal tears, and cesarean section ...and much more!As medical techniques continue to advance, natural births are now safer than ever. For any parent looking to approach pregnancy and childbirth in a more holistic and natural way, Natural Pregnancy is your authoritative and reliable resource each step of the way.

The Parents’ Concise Guide to Childhood Vaccinations: Practical Medical and Natural Ways to Protect Your Child

by Lauren Feder

As a physician trained in both standard and holistic medicine-and as a parent herself-Lauren Feder, M.D., presents the facts about vaccinations. If you have chosen to vaccinate your children, she offers both practical medical and natural remedies to avoid possible side effects. If you have chosen not to vaccinate your children, she offers natural medicines to strengthen your child's immune system, along with tips on how to deal with legal exemptions, school requirements, and medical insurances. If you're just not sure what to do, she offers a balanced and easy-to-understand discussion of the issues, explaining the truth about the effectiveness of vaccinations, side effects, and much more. With information on the latest available vaccinations for teens (including the meningococcal and HPV vaccinations), as well as new schedules for childhood vaccinations, The Parents' Concise Guide to Childhood Vaccinations is a comprehensive and reassuring guide to help you make the right decision for your child.From the Trade Paperback edition.

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