Let Food Be Your Medicine

Dr. Steve's Guide to Manage Your Health, Aging, Disease, and Weight Gain

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Pub Date 30 Jul 2023 | Archive Date 03 Dec 2023

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A healthy life starts with the food on your plate – make it the only medicine you ever take to live a disease-free life.

In today’s day and age, eating has been completely replaced with indulgence – one that is geared more towards popular, tastebud-tingling, and mouth-watering options that are consumed widely across the world.

And while food is supposed to be fulfilling and nutritious, the consumption of such ultra-processed delicacies brings with it a myriad of health-related issues.

According to National Public Radio, a typical U.S. diet is deadly, shortening the lives of many Americans, with more than half of heart-related deaths – close to 900 per day – linked to poor diet.

But it doesn’t stop here – this easily-available diet, taking up shelves of supermarkets and populating the menus of restaurants and diners, is also severely lacking in essential nutrients.

So, in this nutritional crisis, you’re also head-to-head against potentially fatal deficiencies that can result in frequent trips to the ER and put you on costly medicines that eat away at your savings.

However, there is a way to escape this 21st-century nutrition curse… and it starts with making the food you eat the medicine that restores your body.

In this modern man’s guide to making a healthy lifestyle a dream come true, you will discover:

  • The fundamentals of food to guide you in creating a healthy body and mind through these 6 core pillars of optimal health
  • How your body holds the power to restore you from within naturally, and how you can unlock this power using proper nutrition
  • A return to basics – uncover the building blocks of using food as medicine that help you against chronic diseases, provide anti-aging benefits, and even boost your immunity
  • Why your gut is the gateway to good health, and how to make sure it stays that way
  • Superfoods to the rescue – are they really worth the hype?
  • The physical side of living healthy – exercise, stress management, and a good night’s rest, the 3 secrets to lifelong health and happiness
  • What goes on your plate? Beat your cravings and master the art of healthy eating through portion control (it’s easier than it looks!)

And much more.

Food might be love, and food might be life, but it certainly is the only medicine that gives you long-term benefits, without burning a hole in your pocket.

And if you’re worried about finding it hard to shift to these new healthy habits, don’t worry. This guide will make building (as well as sticking to) new habits a breeze.

Let food be your medicine, and the pantry your medicine cabinet: scroll up and start living a healthy life.

A healthy life starts with the food on your plate – make it the only medicine you ever take to live a disease-free life.

In today’s day and age, eating has been completely replaced with indulgence –...


Advance Praise

"""In 'Let Food Be Your Medicine,' Kringold masterfully explores the profound connection between our dietary choices and overall well-being, weaving scientific research with practical insights. A must-read for anyone seeking to take control of their health through the foods they consume."" David Perlmutter, MD Author, #1 New York Times bestseller, Grain Brain, and Drop Acid.

""Let Food Be Your Medicine"" presents an integrated approach to dietary changes, providing insights into the overall impact on mental and physical well-being. A sure to be Best Seller. Dr. Eric Kaplan D.C., FIAMA, 5 time #1 Bestselling author.

""Dr. Steven Kringold is a doctor on a mission! He is passionately devoted to reinventing healthcare and reversing chronic disease by promoting healthy foods as our primary 'farmacy' of life. His functional medicine approach promises to hold the keys to lifelong vitality and wellbeing. Count me IN!"". Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS, Multi-award winning NY TIMES besting selling author of more than 35 books.

""Dr. Steve's expertise combined with his compassionate tone make this book not only informative but also genuinely empowering, encouraging readers to take charge of their own health in a meaningful and sustainable way."" Dr. Emee Vida Estacio, Health Psychologist and Founder of THE PAME code."

"""In 'Let Food Be Your Medicine,' Kringold masterfully explores the profound connection between our dietary choices and overall well-being, weaving scientific research with practical insights. A...


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Thanks to Netgalley and BooksGoSocial for access to this book in exchange for my honest review..

This book felt like a slap on my hand. So many things we know are good for us as common sense but we don't do. Eating healthy shouldn't be such a struggle. This book goes in depth of why we need to be careful of what we eat. I really appreciate the amount of research this doctor did to compile all this in his book and how he shares his experience with his readers. If you've always procrastinated eating healthily and exercising, this book might be the push you need !

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A humorous and educational book that deals with the obvious point that our diet affects our health and that ultra processed food and processed food is bad for your health. Dr Kringold takes us right back to the stone age, when mankind was a hunter gatherer and discusses the impact of agriculture on humans. The book is filled with information about diet.
I like the fact that he references his sources as well, because I was able to access them online, or the two of them that I chose to reference. I might get more later and at least I know that I can.
His recommendation that we need to exercise is also useful.
A really comprehensive guide to diet, written by a man well qualified as a medical practitioner. This book is highly recommended.

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Well, it was a saying that 'A way to man's heart always goes through his stomach'. I believe for a healthy life this is true for all human beings. There is so much to read and follow from this book. Chapter by chapter, Dr. Steve wrote everything one need to know about their healthy diet. There is another saying in Indian culture that 'It is not just what you eat but how you eat tells about your healthy life'.
Our better diet is our medicine. What we eat decides how we long and happily we live. One can make their food their medicine. Everything we eat will affect our whole body system.
I can vouch for this book as a guide for all.

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Intake affects output, right? That's good science and practice. We're all thinking about health, aging, and staying active with maximum energy.

What if a fix (or bump up) was as simple as eating well?

Kringold puts it all together - nutrition, motion, rest, reducing stress ... and a volume that doesn't offer startling new insights. But if you pick up this one book, you'll have a compilation of sound counsel for eating well, rounding out your nutritional needs, examining your lifestyle for natural prevention, and a boost in the right direction if you need cures for unhealthy habits.

A bonus is link to a short how-to: "Health Coach Secrets."

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There is a great deal of valuable information contained in this book. Considering the hundreds of books on health and nutrition, that I have read, this one stands out among the best. Many categories associated with health are assorted for readers of all interest levels.

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The book starts by describing how food has evolved throughout the years, from hunter gathering to the introduction of farming and on to how food is processed in modern times. Dr Kringold then goes on to explain the methods doctors use to diagnose health conditions, and all the factors which can affect a medical decision. He then gives well researched, detailed information about every type of food source and how it can impact our health.

I found the writing style easy to understand, with interesting examples and a good injection of humour. The chapters are short , with concise lists which made the book really easy to navigate.

I loved how the author gave a handy ready reckoner of portions sizes, because I find weights difficult to envisage. So, knowing that 3 ounces of meat or poultry equates to a deck of cards was extremely helpful.

The chapter about the importance of sleep and how insomnia impacts health was interesting to me and will certainly be put to good use.

When I started the book I was a little worried that it would criticise the medical profession and steer readers away from conventional medicine. However, this was not the case at all and the book can easily be used in conjunction with medical practices.

This is a handy ‘go to’ book for all your nutritional information. Some reference books of this type lecture about what foods to avoid without stating the reasons why. This book informs and educates about what you should be eating too.

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Thank you to Netgalley for an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

I am a great believer in using food as medicine and this book didn't disappoint. A very informative and interesting read.

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I am someone who has 2 autoimmune diseases along with other health issues. I feel like I have read everything on eating right for your health but this book was so good that I am applying it to my daily life.

I received a copy of this book for my honest review from Netgalley.

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"Let Food Be Your Medicine" is an excellent handbook on the link between nutrition and disease and how a highly processed diet can contribute to your decline in health. As the saying goes, "we are what we eat!" This book offers relevant information on how to improve our health and it underscores the significance of nurturing our bodies with nutritious choices. The book emphasizes the transformative power that food and healthy habits can have on preventing and treating various diseases.

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This book was very manageable and comprehensive. I gained a better understanding of nutrition in a way that is substantiated by scientific references. This book supported me at a time when I needed changes and Dr. Kringold's wit and direction added to my success thus far!

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I learned quite a bit from reading this book, although most of it was surface-level. It did pique my curiosity and I know that I will be diving deeper into a few of the topics. The books is well organized and the appendix in the back is helpful. The author inserts a bit of his personality and humor throughout. I would suggest this book for anyone not wanting to initially invest a ton of time into a book, but wanting a bird's eye view of diet and nutrition. I am sure I will refer back to this book throughout my own health journey.

Thanks to Netgalley for this ARC.

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What a sensible well written book ! There are many books out there on nutrition, health and lifestyle but this is by far the most accessible and common sense book on the subject that I have ever read. No had diets, no cabbage soup, it just sets out in layman's terms how to eat healthily and look after your body. This should be given out by GPs to folk.

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Dr. Kringold explains how food as medicine can better our lives. It includes recipes and ideas for using the superfoods.

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Let Food Be Your Medicine: Dr. Steve's Guide to Manage Your Health, Aging, Disease, and Weight Gain by Dr. Steve Kringold is a book aimed to be a comprehensive guide to health, fitness, and weight management. This guide seems to come out of his work and his life experience beating cancer. It is a great guide to pick up in an attempt to regain health. That being said, he is referred to throughout as “Dr Steve” and it is unclear what he is a doctor of. Otherwise, this book seems like a good resource. I received a digital copy of this book from the publisher with no obligations. These opinions are entirely my own.

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Thank you BooksGoSocial and NetGalley for the electronic review copy of this wonderful book. I enjoyed the simple, easy-to-understand way the book explains the benefits of healthy lifestyle, exercise, and whole food nutrition. It is a must have for anyone who is starting on their way to healthy living and is not sure where and how to start.

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Informative, interesting, and useful information. Easy to read, heavy on the education and information.

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I am all about self help and learning more about how to eat for my health. I found this book to be interesting and informative.

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I found this to be a well-researched and informative book. I read a lot of health books and this one is in my top 10. It is a great reminder that what we feed our body will determine our health and longevity. Our society makes it easy for us to grab fast food or processed foods and it takes more time to eat healthy, but the benefits outweigh the effort. I hope that more people pick up this book and become more conscious about what they are putting into their mouths or feeding their families.

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