Minding My Mitochondria 2nd Edition: How I Overcame Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Got Out of My Wheelchair.

Minding My Mitochondria 2nd Edition: How I Overcame Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Got Out of My Wheelchair.

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By (author) Terry L Wahls, By (author) M D Terry L Wahls, Edited by Joanna Asala, Illustrated by Tom Nelson

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  • Publisher: Tz Press
  • Format: Paperback | 236 pages
  • Dimensions: 202mm x 246mm x 16mm | 540g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2010
  • ISBN 10: 0982175086
  • ISBN 13: 9780982175088
  • Edition: 2
  • Edition statement: 2nd
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 70,399

Product description

Dr. Terry Wahls links micronutrient starvation to the epidemics of chronic disease that are overtaking modern society. She explains the key roles mitochondria play in maintaining a healthy brain and body. Americans are eating so poorly, something we all know to be true, that the majority of Americans are missing key building blocks that are needed for brain cells to be healthy. The result is an epidemic of depression, aggression, multiple sclerosis and early dementia. She then teaches you how to eat for healthy mitochondria, a healthy brain and a healthy body in language that is clear and concise, even for those without a science background. In this book, Dr. Wahls explains basic brain biology in simple terms. She tells us what vitamin, mineral and essential fat building blocks are needed by the mitochondria and other key structures in the brain. Then she explains what foods are good sources for those key nutrients. Over a hundred recipes are provided to help get you started on this new way of eating. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be used to fund research into the benefits of these interventions in others.

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