Book Reviews: April 2008

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Wisdom from the Middle Ages for Middle-Aged Women Book ReviewWisdom from the Middle Ages for Middle-Aged Women

Author: Lisa B. Hamilton
Publisher: Morehouse Publishing
Publish Date: 2007

As women approach middle age, many are faced with physical and emotional upheaval: divorce, empty nest, rebellious teenagers, ailing parents, hard career decisions, and menopause. In these difficult times women need comfort, support and good advice. In her book, Wisdom from the Middle Ages for Middle-Aged Women, Episcopal priest Lisa Belcher… Read more »

Cooking with Foods that Fight Cancer book reviewCooking with Foods that Fight Cancer

Author: Richard Béliveau, PhD and Denis Gingres, PhD
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd
Publish Date: 2007

International organizations of experts working with the World Cancer Research Fund have found that one third of cancers are directly linked to poor diet, specifically to a lack of plant based foods such as fruits and vegetables. The studies came from many parts of the world and included migrant populations. The incidence of cancer changed… Read more »

Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods book reviewGenetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods

Author: Jeffrey Smith
Publisher: Yes! Books
Publish Date: 2007

It has often been said that one needs a chemistry degree these days to know what foods to buy. The best advice I can give to all, when entering supermarkets, is: “Don’t buy anything that contains substances you can’t pronounce.”

Fortunately, it is not necessary to have a degree in bio-chemistry to understand genetically engineered foods,… Read more »

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