The A–Z Guide to Food as Medicine



  • Provides science-based information on the beneficial bioactive properties of more than 250 foods, food groups, nutrients, and phytochemicals
  • Organized alphabetically by dietary compound to include: definition and use, scientific findings about physiological and health effects, dose (when known) and safe consumption information
  • Presents and summarizes research findings from more than 1,000 scientific articles and uses the conclusions and recommendations of reputable, peer-reviewed sources
  • By highlighting healthy aspects of foods and by listing levels of intake appropriate for health, the guide promotes the main messages of The US Dietary Guidelines for Americans,, and similar consumer advice to improve nutritional health