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In 2007, New York Timesbestseller Joy Bauer's Food Curestaught readers what and how they should eat to achieve optimal health. Now, in a brand new, fully revised edition, Joy brings readers up to date on the most current science and research regarding nutrition and diet , presenting to-the-minute information on the specific foods and nutrients we need to boost metabolism and lose weight, treat skin and beauty issues, and prevent a whole range of health problems and diseases. Included are quick and easy recipes, shopping lists updated with all of today's available food products, current exercise and supplement recommendations, and the inside scoop on our nation's hottest nutritional topics. Comprehensive, accessible, and totally fresh, Joy Bauer's Food Cures, Revised Edition will replace the original as every reader's guide to thinking like a nutritionistand achieving their best health possible.
Joy Bauer is the author of seven books on food and nutrition, including two New York Times bestsellers. She is the resident nutrition expert for the Today show and Yahoo.com, and a contributing editor to Parade and Woman’s Day magazines. She has built one of the largest, most advanced nutrition centers in the country and is official nutrionist to the New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. She lives in New York City with her husband and three children.
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Praise for the completely revised and updated edition of Joy Bauer’s Food Cures:
“Whether you’re trying to lose weight, get glowing skin, or reduce your risk of diabetes and heart disease, Joy takes the guesswork out of healthy eating. Even better, she gives step-by-step plans that make it easy to work these foods into your everyday life.” -Elizabeth Mayhew, editor-in-chief of Woman’s Day magazine
“Joy Bauer has done it again: This book truly moves the conversation about nutrition forward. Joy is one of those rare experts who understands the entire spectrum of food, consumerism, and medicine, and in Food Cures, she encourages the American family to adapt with a large does of urgency, compassion, and common sense.” -Nancy Snyderman, MD, FACS, chief medical editor for NBC News
“Joy wants to help you live longer. What better gift could you give the people who love you?” -Ann Curry, cohost of the Today show
“This is one book that will change your life! Good nutrition is about more than diet and counting calories: It’s a lifestyle of healthy choices that could improve your body and help prevent or cure certain ailments. Joy’s step-by-step guidelines make for a hard-to-fail program that gives you the most out of what you eat-and yes, may even change your life.” -Natalie Morales, news anchor for the Today show
"If you think of food as the enemy, then you need to devour this book. Joy has compiled the total guide to 'eating yourself healthy.' It's no surprise I call her the patron saint of no-nonsense nutrition."
--Meredith Vieira, former cohost of the Today show
"Joy Bauer is the best nutritionist in the world!"
"Joy Bauer, a fabulous nutritionist, has produced a great resource for understanding the relation of specific components of healthy diet to fighting common diseases of our Western civilization--diseases largely caused by our toxic lifestyle."
--Arthur Agatston, MD, bestselling author of The South Beach Diet and The South Beach Heart Program
"I have nothing but the utmost respect for Joy and her work. For many years she has helped me and my family with dieting and nutrition. She is forever searching for new ways to improve health and wellness. She is a star in my eyes."
--Tommy Mottola, music mogul and former chairman of Sony Music Entertainment
"When it comes to questions about nutrition, Joy Bauer is your go-to source. She's got all the facts, with great tips for healthy eating and living with a totally sensible and, more importantly, realistic outlook on all of it. In my experience, this is the woman--and now the book--with the answers."
--Bobby Flay, TV personality and chef/owner of Mesa Grill, Bar Americain, and Bobby Flay Steak, and author of Bobby Flay's Throwdown!
"While reading Joy Bauer's Food Cures, I felt like I was visiting with Joy at her office. The book captures her real-life persona . . . one of encouragement, humor, resiliency, support, genuine concern . . . and, above all, her ability to present realistic and practical options in achieving your personal goals and objectives!"
--Paul Carlucci, publisher of the New York Post
"Joy Bauer has somehow made the impossible, possible. She makes smart eating, weight loss, and now, in this book, preventive and curative health a reality. Joy's simple and practical steps are easy to follow, even for those who feel challenged in this area. Our family knows firsthand that success is inevitable when you listen to Joy."
--Jessica Seinfeld, author of Deceptively Delicious and founder/president of Baby Buggy, Inc.
"In a world crammed with crackhead nutritionists, Joy Bauer is a beacon of sanity. No joke--she saved my life."
--Dany Levy, founder of Daily Candy
"Joy Bauer is an amazing food coach! Food Cures will connect the dots between eating well, feeling healthy, and really enjoying your life."
--Vicki Wellington, publisher of Food Network Magazine
"Joy Bauer has written a remarkable book. It outlines with clarity and caring professionalism a road map to better health. It is easy to read and amazingly easy to live by--all one needs is a touch of discipline--and that seasoning is under your control."
--Maurice Tempelsman, chairman of the board and director at Lazare Kaplan International, Inc.
"This is an easy-to-read, absolutely comprehensive, medically accurate guide to food as a body fuel. This book is a real contribution to the field--it explains the principles of nutrition and lays out the practices of eating for health and well-being. It is a gem."
--Orli R. Etingin, MD, professor of clinical medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital
"Joy has written a superb, readable, and tremendously useful book that distills all her expertise into a volume I will use personally and give to all my patients. It's uniquely valuable."
--Marianne J. Legato, MD, founder and director of the Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine, Inc.; professor of clinical medicine, Columbia University; and adjunct professor of medicine, Johns Hopkins
"Wow! Joy has finally given us what we need. She has written a comprehensive, well-researched, easy-to-use nutritional guide for people who want to protect their vision from cataracts and macular degeneration."
--Paul T. Finger, MD, FACS, clinical professor of ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, and author of The Macular Degeneration Network (www.macular-degeneration.org)
"Joy Bauer has been the 'go-to' nutritionist in New York for many years. This easy-to-read book captures her warmth, her humor, her clinical wisdom, and her vast experience, and gives sensible advice about managing your diet and staying healthy. It is a most welcome resource!"
--B. Timothy Walsh, MD, Ruane Professor of Psychiatry, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University; and director, Eating Disorders Research Unit, New York Psychiatric Institute
"Joy's book serves up heaping portions of useful nutritional and general health information, coupled with lots of common sense advice and guidance. She spices it up with great anecdotes and recipes, written in a conversation style that makes this book a joy to read. I thought I'd just glance at the Weight Loss and Beautiful Skin chapters, but each chapter was filled with so many goodies I could not put it down."
--Marsha Gordon, MD, clinical professor, dermatology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
"Joy Bauer's Food Cures offers a welcome addition to my shelf of trusted books. It is a well-researched guidebook for helping select the foods that will make and keep you healthy."
--Evelyn Attia, MD, director, The Eating Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute; and clinical professor of psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
"Joy Bauer's new book is well written, easily read, and a great guide for eating properly. Her style and 4-step outlines make it easy for anyone to understand and follow the programs. It is a great recipe for all of us to learn."
--Phillip Bauman, MD, orthopedic consultant for the New York City Ballet