Author: Paul Pitchford
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Health & Fitness
A guide to health, diet, alternative medicine, and natural food presentation teaches readers how to apply Chinese medicine and the five-element theory to a contemporary diet and treat illness and nervous disorders through food choices.
Author: Experts from Dole Food Company
Release Date: 2002-01-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering
The Encyclopedia of Foods: A Guide to Healthy Nutrition is a definitive resource for what to eat for maximum health as detailed by medical and nutritional experts. This book makes the connection between health, disease, and the food we eat. The Encyclopedia describes more than 140 foods, providing information on their history, nutrient content, and medical uses. The Encyclopedia also describes the "fit kitchen", including the latest in food safety, equipment and utensils for preparing fit foods, and ways to modify favorite recipes to ensure health and taste. Details healthy eating guidelines based on the RDA food pyramid Provides scientific basis and knowledge for specific recommendations Beautifully illustrated Extensive list of reliable nutrition resources Describes the fit kitchen from the latest in food safety to equipment and utensils for preparing fit foods to ways to modify favorite recipes to ensure health and taste
Author: Michael T. Murray
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2010-05-11
Genre: Health & Fitness
From the bestselling authors of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, the most comprehensive and practical guide available to the nutritional benefits and medicinal properties of virtually everything edible As countless studies have affirmed, diet plays a major role in both provoking and preventing a wide range of diseases. But just what is a healthy diet? What does the body need to stay strong and get well? In The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, Michael T. Murray, N.D., and Joseph Pizzorno, N.D., two of the world¹s foremost authorities on nutrition and wellness, draw on an abundant harvest of research to present the best guide available to healthy eating. Make healthy eating a lifetime habit. Let The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods teach you how to: design a safe diet use foods to stimulate the body¹s natural ability to rejuvenate and heal discover the role that fiber, enzymes, fatty acids, and other dietary components have in helping us live healthfully understand which food prescriptions will help you safely treat more than 70 specific ailments, including acne, Alzheimer¹s disease, immune system depression, insomnia, migraine headaches, PMS, and rheumatoid arthritis prepare foods safely in order to prevent illness and maximize health benefits select, store, and prepare all kinds of healthful foods Providing the best natural remedies for everyday aches and pains, as well as potent protection against serious diseases, The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods is a required daily health reference.
Author: Lindsay H Allen
Publisher: Academic Press
Release Date: 2012-12-28
Genre: Technology & Engineering
The role of nutrition in improving quality of life and combating disease is undeniable — and researchers from different disciplines are bringing their perspectives to bear on this fundamental topic. The 4-volume Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the previous award-winning version and reflects the scientific advances in the field of human nutrition. It presents the latest understanding on a wide range of nutrition-related topics including food safety, weight management, vitamins, bioengineering of foods, plant based diet and raw foods among others. New articles on organic food, biofortification, nutritional labeling and the effect of religious customs on diet, among many others, reflect the dedication to currency in this revision. It not only contains the most current and thorough information available on the topic, but also contains broader cross-referencing on emerging opportunities for potential treatment and prevention of diseases. An ideal starting point for scientific research, Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Third Edition, continues to provide authoritative information in an accessible format, making this complex discipline available to readers at both the professional and non-professional level. Selected for inclusion in Doody's Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries Approximately 30% new content ensures readers have the latest research information Extensive cross-referencing provides key connections between topics in this multidisciplinary field Presents current information on relationships between disease and nutrition Covers thoroughly topics ranging from nutrient biochemistry and function to clinical nutrition and the epidemiology of diet, health and disease.
With 250 luscious recipes, along with eight pages of color photographs, The Splendid Grain dramatizes how you can incorporate extraordinarily healthful grains into your life without changing your lifestyle. Grains can transform taste and texture in unsurpassed ways like these: Nutty, sweet oats form the delicious crust of fried chicken Piquant quinoa heightens and absorbs the savory juices of gingered lamb Hearty buckwheat becomes a sweet, delicate, Parisian-inspired crepe Thai black sticky rice flavored with coconut makes unforgettable exotic banana dumplings. The natural and native history of each grain is also explored along with its health benefits.
A compendium of delicious soup and stew recipes that just happen to be gluten- and dairy-free. From Julia Child Award–winning author Rebecca Wood and food writer Leda Scheintaub, The Whole Bowl offers soups and stews using real food ingredients both familiar and new to restore, nourish, and heal the body. The two authors share a philosophy about the deep nurturing power of real, wholesome food that translates into delicious everyday meals you’ll thrive on. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re a die-hard meat-and-potatoes person, a vegan, or somewhere in between. Gluten-free and dairy-free cookbooks abound these days, yet there’s not been a great book exclusively about soups and stews. Now, this satisfying book of recipes accompanied by gorgeous photos fills this gap. Some of the dishes have a targeted healing mission, such as Cold Quell Soup, packed with pungent mustard greens. Others are comfort food fare, such as Easy Chicken Soup and Slow-Cooker Pork Tinga. A love for Asian food is evident, with recipes including Soba in a Basket and Mulligatawny Soup. Many are complete meals in a bowl, while others can easily be expanded to feed a family. Soup accompaniments like cashew sour cream, amaranth flatbread, and cornbread complete the picture. With helpful sidebars on everything from how to cook soba noodles to the nutritional benefits of bone broth, this book is a wonderful introduction to the world of traditional foods in the form of a cozy bowl of soup.
Author: Brett Bolton
Publisher: A.R.E. Press (Association of Research & Enlightenment)
Release Date: 1997
This comprehensive catalog of every food and beverage mentioned in the Edgar Cayce readings has more than 2,500 entries. It contains an index by food and illness, as well as dietary advice on numerous disorders.
Author: Daverick Leggett
Publisher: Meridian Press
Release Date: 1995
Helping Ourselves is a beginners guide to nutrition according to the principles of Chinese Medicine. It is a user friendly practical guide, ideally suited to practitioners, students and clients of Chinese medicine as well as those interested more generally in nutrition. The book contains simple one page explanations of each basic diagnostic pattern and the foods that will assist its healing. Helping Ourselves includes charts listing the properties of about 300 common foods and 150 western herbs. It also includes a section on diagnosis. This popular reference manual can also be used as the companion volume to its sequel, Recipes for Self Healing.
With 100,000 Twitter followers and a blog that receives half a million unique visitors a month, food writer Kathy Patalsky loves sharing her passion for healthy, vegan cuisine. With 365 Vegan Smoothies, she makes it possible for everyone to enjoy this daily diet enhancement that is free of animal products (even honey) and the saturated fats, chemicals, and hormones that often accompany them. From her frosty sweet "Peach Pick-Me-Up" to green smoothies such as her revitalizing "Green with Energy," Patalsky's innovative smoothie recipes are built around themes such as brain boosters, weight loss, healthy digestion, and detoxification. She also includes mood tamers, such as the "Cheerful Chocolate Chia," with B-complex vitamins and omega fatty acids to boost serotonin levels. Featuring vibrant color photographs and simple steps to stock a healthier pantry, 365 Vegan Smoothies serves up the perfect blend for everyone.