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Staying Healthy with Nutrition, rev: The Complete Guide to Diet and Nutritional Medicine

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The 21st-century edition of this groundbreaking work by Dr. Elson Haas with Dr. Buck Levin presents the most current health and nutrition information available in an easy-to-use format with a friendly, engaging tone. Decades of practical experience and scientific research are compiled into one encyclopedic volume that features newly expanded chapters on special supplements ...more
Paperback, 944 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Celestial Arts (first published 1992)
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Dana
Feb 01, 2016 Dana rated it really liked it
This is my text book for class. I haven't completely finished it yet, but since I'm on chapter 11 (the mother of all chapters in this book, apparently), I feel as though I can give my general impressions and thoughts on the book.

Elson M. Haas injects his own personality and ideas into this text, which is a bit more entertaining than reading the usual college text. It's very informative and thorough, even though some of his information isn't correct. SOME. Note I said some! For the most part, it
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Vinyessa
Mar 12, 2013 Vinyessa rated it really liked it
Excellent source book for anyone in the nutritional field. It is one of the textbooks that I needed for school, and I am definitely keeping it. I find this is my first go to book when looking for information. Haas does a great job outlining information so that its easy to read and thorough.

A book that goes perfectly with this one: A-Z Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interaction guide. Lists specific contraindications with prescription medicine and vitamin-herbs. To me, these two books are assets and really c
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Shelly
Apr 23, 2009 Shelly rated it it was amazing
This book is HUGE and a GREAT source of information. It's not the type of book that you sit down and read from cover to cover (although you could if you wanted) but rather I've been using it as a reference. It's organized and easy to look things up, and the information she gives is very informative and non-judgemental.

It's really made me think about what I am putting in my body and in my children's bodies. In fact, I guess the only negative is that it made me want to go through my cupboards and
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Nan
Aug 18, 2014 Nan rated it it was ok
My least favorite book from my NTA class.
Michael
Jan 12, 2009 Michael rated it liked it
This is a very informative book about nutrition and health. It talks a lot about vitamins, foods, diet, and other health related topics. The book is over 900 pages long. I think it is suitable as a reference book. I read the sections I was interested in and skipped a lot.

There are four main sections: The Building Blocks; Foods, Diets, Nutritional Habits, and the Environment; Building a Healthy Diet; and Nutritional Application: 32 Special Diets and Supplement Programs.
Laurel
I made it through this entire textbook plus answering questions and 2 tests in 11 weeks.
This book is filled with some amazing information on ourselves and on our planet. Reading about preventative medicine really inspires me to be more proactive in my own health rather than reactive.
The information provided is extensive and covers a wide range of topics.
Definitely a must for my nutrition collection
Lisa
Nov 05, 2012 Lisa rated it it was amazing
I got this book for my herbalist course that I've half finished. It's a great reference for alternative/complementary courses. It's easy to use and I think it's one of those books that you'll always go back to.
Devin
Aug 04, 2014 Devin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A lot of really amazing information, also a lot of rambling - but all in all a very informative read! One of those books I could return to a million times over. Much beneficial information to delve into.
BL
Apr 01, 2014 BL rated it it was amazing
Fabulous information about nutrition written so that it all makes perfect sense. Use this as a reference/text book. It will always be on my "currently reading" list.
Amber G.
Jun 12, 2008 Amber G. rated it it was amazing
Amazing whopper of a book with everything imaginable for holistic wellness.
Vicky Shemer
Jan 31, 2008 Vicky Shemer rated it it was amazing
A must for everyone who wants to live and eat healthier!
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Karen
Jun 03, 2009 Karen rated it it was amazing
GREAT reference book!!
Anthea
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Very insightful!
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