Higher Education

Healing Nutrition, 2nd Edition

  • Lynn Keegan, PhD, RN University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas
  • ISBN-10: 076682571X  |  ISBN-13: 9780766825710
  • 288 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1995
  • © 2002 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $44.25



Healing Nutrition provides practical information about how our dietary choices can optimize health. Discusses nutrition throughout the lifespan and the best food for each age group. Contains current information, both pro and con, on living foods such as sprouted seeds, yogurt and salads, and features an informational section on the benefits and possible hazards of vegetarian diets. Completely updated weight control section includes an analysis of fad diets and their effect on health. Healing Nutrition is for anyone who wants to make themselves feel better through healthy eating and health care students and professionals.

Table of Contents

PART 1: The Importance of Healing Nutrition.
Chapter 1: Why healing Nutrition?
Chapter 2: The Meaning of Food.
Chapter 3: Food and Disease.
PART 2: Understanding the Basics.
Chapter 4: Basic Nutritional Needs.
Chapter 5: Proteins.
Chapter 6: Fats.
Chapter 7: Carbohydrates.
Chapter 8: Vitamins and Minerals.
Chapter 9: Emotions and Food.
Chapter 10: Nutrition Through the Lifespan.
PART 3: New Dimensions of Healing Foods.
Chapter 11: New Food Facts.
Chapter 12: Living Foods.
Chapter 13: Healing Herbs.
Chapter 14: Vegetarianism.
Chapter 15: The Joys of Juicing.
Chapter 16: The Healing Powers of Wine.
Chapter 17: Controversies in Nutrition.
PART 4: Gaining Control of Your Weight.
Chapter 18: Effective Dieting.

What's New

  • · One of the few texts to discuss the benefits of wine
  • · Offers pointers on reading nutrition labels
  • · Abundant information on supplements, herbs and juicing

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Lynn Keegan, PhD, RN

Lynn Keegan, PhD, RN, is an internationally recognized author, seminar-leader and nurse educator. She is the Director of Bodymind Systems, a health care consulting agency. She has served as a nursing faculty member of three major universities and currently teaches both graduate and undergraduate nursing students at two different schools in Texas.