Prescription for Nutritional Healing – Today’s Health Bible
“Prescription for Nutritional Healing,” by James and Phyllis Balch is often referred to as a health
bible which you’ll find yourself referring to consistently for almost any ailments you can think of during
the course of your life.
It is a must for your library, if you are at all interested in holistic healthcare for yourself, and particularly
if you counsel or work with others.
The information is extensive, easy to understand and covers many healing disciplines including western medicine
approaches. It will give you a lot of options for just about anything for which you are dealing. Of course,
you may need help from a holistic health professional to advise you just which of the approaches is best
for you specifically.
However, the education you will receive on different conditions and challenges can help you become more aware
of nutritional values of common foods, and various nutritional supplements and vitamins. As you read and
absorb the information in this terrific resource guide you will certainly have a lot to talk about. This
book comes highly recommended, so learn more about Prescription for Nutritional Healing.
Review of Nutritional Healing
What is the definition of nutrition?
The word ‘nutrition’ is probably one of the most misused and misunderstood terms in today’s heath conscious
world. If you want to get a clear picture and are really interested in knowing what is the definition of
nutrition and how it affects us, then you should add this book to your collection: ‘Prescription for Nutritional
Healing’ written by renowned nutritionist Phyllis A. Balch and James F. Balch. The book is considered an
informational powerhouse because it not only contains nutritional values of common foods but also contains
detailed information about all types of vitamins, minerals, herbs, and other dietary supplements.
The third edition of the book has recently been released and is supposed to be even better than its predecessors.
The new edition may start with the same food and nutrition basics but it is much different because it provides
detailed information about newly researched and proven remedies such as Echinacea and Zinc which are helpful
for the common cold. The book also explores many newly launched supplements and formulations such as red
yeast rice (cholesterol), 5-HTP (weight loss, insomnia, depression), SAMe (helpful for joint pain and depression),
and for mental acuity, phosphatidyl.
The new edition has been successful in tackling
current issues on nutrition by including an extended chapter dedicated solely to alternative healing techniques
that covers most types of unconventional healing methods including traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic
The third edition however retains its core content, which focuses on providing effective solutions for more
than 250 health conditions ranging from insect bites to AIDS. The best part is the ease in which you can
obtain information from the book because nutritional information is classified into four different categorie
which are those that are essential, followed by very important, then important, and helpful based on their
If you are interested exploring the many facets of the definition of nutrition and related material, then
check out the third edition of ‘Prescription for Nutritional Healing’.
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