Total Breast Health: Power Food Solution for Protection and Wellness

Robin Keuneke, Author, Lendon H. Smith, Foreword by, Keuneke, Author
Robin Keuneke, Author, Lendon H. Smith, Foreword by, Keuneke, Author Kensington Publishing Corporation $23 (436p) ISBN 978-1-57566-269-5
Reviewed on: 12/29/1997
Release date: 04/01/1998
According to Keuneke, food editor of Total Health magazine, the key to healthy breasts is found in what she calls ""superfoods,"" drawn from three culinary traditions: flax seed and oil from northern Europe, soy foods from Japan and extra virgin olive oil from the Mediterranean. Keuneke, neither a scientist nor a physician, devotes an entire chapter to an interview with nutritionist Udo Erasmus (Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill) who urges consumption of unheated oils rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. To protect against breast cancer and to aid recovery from it, she also recommends organically grown antioxidant-rich vegetables to promote a favorable hormonal balance, herbal teas to enhance the immune and lymphatic systems, special baths protective against mammography radiation, and chemical-reducing water filters for the kitchen and bath. Recipes appear throughout the text as well as in a special section featuring ""breast-protective power foods,"" such as miso, tempeh, tofu and sea vegetables. Keuneke's approach, backed by Dr. Lendon Smith's foreword, is directed toward women who are willing to make the serious commitment to a broad life-style change. (June)
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