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Don't Eat This If You're Taking That

Don't Eat This If You're Taking That: The Hidden Risks of Mixing Food and Medicine

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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 …

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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 …

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Praise for Don't Eat This If You're Taking That

‘A commonsense approach to understanding how the action of medicine can be influenced by foods and dietary supplements . . . it’s a must-read for anyone taking medication.’—Sanjay Gupta, MD, Staff Neurosurgeon, Emory Clinic; Chief Medical Correspondent, CNN

‘This is a phenomenally valuable, much-needed book. Anyone who takes medication, or cares for anyone who takes medicine, should own a copy.’ —David Katz, MD, MPH, Director, Prevention Research Centre, Yale University; President, American College of Lifestyle Medicine

‘You have to wonder why Don't Eat This If You're Taking That hasn't been written before. It's so obviously necessary in our 'take a pill for anything that ails you' culture. Kudos to Madelyn and John for making it so powerful yet simple to understand.’ —Kathie Lee Gifford, NBC Today Show

‘If you plan on taking another pill in your life . . . for anything—you'll be happy you picked up this book. Madelyn and John explain so clearly the do's and don'ts. You have to wonder why no one has done this before!’ —Hoda Kotbm, Cohost, NBC Today Show