Nutritional Healing With Chinese Medicine

Nutritional Healing With Chinese Medicine

+175 Recipes for Optimal Health

Book - 2017
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"This book focuses on applying the traditions of Chinese medicine to food, and what you need to eat to achieve balance and ultimately improve your health. The book explains which combinations of foods act upon the body to move qi (energy) and how they cool or warm the body. Many modern chronic health problems are caused by lifestyle, genetics and stress, and can be helped by distinctive and long-lasting changes to the way we eat. Over 200 delicious recipes, organized by season are included."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Toronto : Robert Rose Inc., [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780778805847
Branch Call Number: 615.854 GOL 2017
Characteristics: 480 pages
Additional Contributors: Klein, Maya

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Jan 26, 2019

East meets West in the kitchen with the nourishing treasures of Chinese Medicine.

Food can be the most powerful medicine. This outstanding book introduces and teaches how to apply the ancient wisdom and traditions of the healing that comes through food according to Chinese medicine. This is a new way of thinking about what foods are needed to achieve balance and ultimately improve health.

Goldsmith provides a keen and comprehensive understanding behind the basic principles of Chinese medicine so they can be easily applied to day-to-day lives. She takes these same concepts, expands on them for the food to eat in order to maximize the benefits of Chinese dietary therapy.

Eating well is essential to good health and Chinese medicine believes that food truly is medicine. In an easy-to-understand and straightforward manner, Ellen explains how and which combination of foods and flavors act upon the body to move qi (energy) and how they act on the body to warm or cool. Many of the modern day chronic health problems caused by lifestyle, genetics and stress can be helped by distinctive and long lasting changes in the way we eat.

175 enticing recipes organized by season put the theory of Chinese medicine into practice. There are meals that are appropriate for each season from breakfast to dinner, including beverages and desserts. All the recipes are super straightforward, easy to assemble and easily adapted to meet your needs, desires and tastes

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