Don't Eat This If You're Taking That: The Hidden Risks of Mixing Food and Medicine
Author: Madelyn Fernstrom CNS
Brand: SKYHORSE PUBLISHING
- Don't Eat This If You're Taking That Medicine
- Easy-to-read guide helps you get the most out of your medicine and avoid dangerous side effects.
- Includes food & drug interaction details for common cholesterol, blood pressure, heart, diabetes, pain and other medications.
- Hardcover. 234 pages.
- May be returned in exchange for the same title only.
Number Of Pages: 240
Release Date: 2015-10-20
Details: NBC Today Show nutrition and health guru Madelyn Fernstrom presents the ultimate guide to food and medicine interaction.
While no one wants to take medication to treat diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, or other ailments, for millions of people, this is a daily reality. Seven out of ten Americans take prescription drugs. But when it comes to food and medicine interactions, what you don’t know can harm your health.
Don’t Eat This If You’re Taking That takes the mystery out of food and medications, providing an easy-to-use guide for anyone taking a medicationshort term or long termthat indicates foods to avoid that can interfere with the action of the medication. Readers can easily find a medication, see what foods to avoid, and make some smart swaps. Small diet changes learned from this book can have big health payoffs!
An added bonus in each chapter is a Dietary Supplements Alert box, providing the most up-to-date information on interactions with vitamins, minerals, and other dietary supplements. We all believe a diet rich in colorful fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products is the path to healthy eating, right? Not always. Consumers can easily personalize their healthiest eating plan to work with not against their medications.
Package Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.6 x 1.1 inches