Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Don't Eat This If You're Taking That by Madelyn Fernstrom, John Fernstrom

I really found this book, Don't Eat This If You're Taking That by Madelyn Fernstrom and John Fernstrom to be a wonderful guide to keep in my home, and feel anyone with elderly members or those who take tons of medication daily should own! It's surprising that many doctors don't tell you what may interact with your meds. You might end up finding this out by the reactions
you get or don't get with taking a certain prescription given to you by the doctor. 

I found my mom had some issues with this and I feel the same with my grandma. They both are on disability and take plenty of pills, which some seem to not do the job as good as they need and causing the doctor to prescribe higher dosages. I was curious if this book would direct me to the wrong foods to have when taking a certain prescription, and it did just that! There is a list of different types of meds, supplements and what will interfere with each. It's so simple to find and see what to avoid, simple enough for anyone to read even my grandma.

I finally want to say that this book is quite a helpful guide, and unlike the help, a doctor doesn't give you when you get your prescription even if they have all your meds you take, this book may 
save your life and help you get the benefits from the medication as needed! Excellent book to own and so happy I received it!

Information About The Author:
Madelyn Fernstrom, PhD, CNS, is a national health expert, neuroscientist, and nutritionist. She is the on-air NBC News and Today Show health and nutrition editor. She is also a contributor to Today.com. An award-winning clinician, she has published more than one hundred research papers and several books, including The Real You Diet and The Runner’s Diet.

John Fernstrom, PhD, is a nationally renowned and award-winning neuroscientist and pharmacologist. He is a world expert on the effects of foods and drugs on brain function. He is professor of psychiatry, pharmacology, and chemical biology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is the author of more than two hundred scientific papers and the editor of several books.

Book Information:

  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing (October 20, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1632204525
  • ISBN-13: 978-1632204523
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1 x 9.1 inches

If you're interested in learning more, please follow the link below:
Skyhorsepublishing - Don't Eat This If You're Taking That: The Hidden Risks of Mixing Food and Medicine by Madelyn Fernstrom, John Fernstrom
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