Publication of Preventionas Maximum Immunity couldnat be more timely. As health experts are ever more loudly sounding the alarm about the dangers of a flu pandemic and the general rise in treatment-resistant disease strains, men and women increasingly find themselves juggling hectic, stressful schedules that deplete their immune defenses. Now Prevention, the magazine widely recognized as the premier source for cutting-edge, authoritative health information, examines the various lifestyle factors that influence immune functionaincluding diet/nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress, and environmentato construct a scientifically sound, 28-day program that measurably improves the bodyas ability to ward off illness both short- and long-term. Developed specifically for this book, the program features: Daily menus of immune-boosting foods Daily tips to create an immune-friendly lifestyle The keys to maximum immunityaincluding moderate and consistent exercise, 2 servings of fruits and vegetables at every meal, adequate sleep, 15 minutes outdoors without sunscreen, and a few laughs whenever possible Targeted self-care strategiesaranging from nutritional supplements to behavioral changesathat enable anyone to tailor the program to fit individual needs Preventive and treatment measures that help people fight back against specific conditions, from allergies, asthma, and food poisoning Lyme disease, shingles, and pneumonia.... 178 Roast Beef Sandwich, 164, 198 Sensible Chefa#39;s Salad, 229-30 Smoked Salmon Caesar Salad, 169 Southwest Salad, 189 ... stored in nodes, 1_2 chronically elevated cortisol and, 93 described, 13, 14-17 manual lymph drainage (MLD) for, ... 311 choices recommended, 51 cleanup after handling, 141 cooking, 51 E. coli contamination, 139-40 Ham and Swiss ... 142, 329 Sausage and Egg Burrito, 202 Sensible Chefa#39;s Salad, 229-30 soy alternatives, 181 temperatures for cooking, anbsp;...
|Title||:||4 Weeks to Maximum Immunity|
|Author||:||From the editors of Prevention, Kim Galeaz, RD, CD|
|Publisher||:||Rodale Books - 2008-04-15|