Healing with Whole Foods

Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition

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Author: Paul Pitchford

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781556434716

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 753

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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.

Healing with Whole Foods

Oriental Traditions and Modern Nutrition

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Author: Paul Pitchford

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781556432200

Category: Diet therapy

Page: 705

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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 diet.

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen

Recipes from the East for Health, Healing, and Long Life

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Author: Yuan Wang,Warren Sheir,Mika Ono

Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books

ISBN: 073821325X

Category: Cooking

Page: 352

View: 6082

Presents cooking ideas based on the principles of Chinese medicine, providing more than 150 recipes which incorporate therapeutic Asian foods and herbs, with information on specific ingredients and suggestions for acquiring them.

Chinese Nutrition Therapy

Dietetics in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

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Author: Joerg Kastner

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131475617

Category: Medical

Page: 292

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Kastner's Chinese Nutrition Therapy is an excellent introduction to Chinese dietetics for both students and practitioners of Chinese medicine ... I whole-heartedly endorse his book.--Nigel Wiseman For millennia, the Chinese have taught that a healthy, appropriate diet is an integral part of maintaining good health and healing various disorders. Here, the author demystifies Chinese dietetics, one of the pillars of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Joerg Kastner provides an introduction to the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the energetics of foods. Emphasizing a holistic approach throughout, Chinese Nutrition Therapy provides readers with tools for integrating the principles of Chinese dietetics into their daily lives. The book includes a comprehensive classification of more than 300 readily available foods such as vegetables, grains, herbs and spices, fruit, meat, seafood, dairy products, oils and fats, and more. Numerous clinical examples and treatment suggestions artfully combine Western medical conditions with Chinese diagnostic techniques. For this second edition the section on clinical examples has been expanded by detailed chapters on the treatment of obesity and physical and / or emotional fatigue. The explanation of causes of diseases according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the different symptoms, and the lists of recommended foods and foods to avoid are supplemented by advice on the adequate acupuncture treatment. Highlights: Descriptions of Chinese dietetics in practice and discussions of dietary factors, such as seasonal adaptations and differing requirements for children and seniors Practical tips on how to adapt Chinese nutrition therapy to Western products and cooking methods Clinical examples covering the major organ systems A handy A to Z list of common foods and their healing characteristics An essential reference for students and practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this user-friendly book will also be valued by nutritionists, dieticians, physicians, and anyone interested in living a long and healthy life. An award-winning international medical and scientific publisher, Thieme has demonstrated its commitment to the highest standard of quality in the state-of-the-art content and presentation of all of its products. Thiemes trademark blue and silver covers have become bsynonymous with excellence in publishing.

Food and Healing

How What You Eat Determines Your Health, Your Well-Being, and the Quality ofYour Life

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Author: Annemarie Colbin

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307833135

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 384

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Ten years ago, Colbin's Food and Healing stood at the forefront of the food revolution, exploring the link between diet and health. In this anniversary edition, she provides updates on recent dietary systems, including low-fat, food combining, and alternative medicine.

Live in the Balance

The Ground-Breaking East-West Nutrition Program

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Author: Linda Prout

Publisher: Da Capo Press

ISBN: 0786746971

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

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For over three thousand years practitioners of Chinese medicine have known that food is health-giving. Now path-breaking nutritionist Linda Prout synthesizes the basic principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) with the science of western nutrition. With a clear focus to help readers achieve balance, Prout introduces the concept of balance and describes the signs and symptoms of various patterns of imbalance from a TCM perspective. She provides simple self-assessments readers can use to determine their own tendencies toward imbalance, and recommends foods, cooking methods, and lifestyle changes to balance each pattern. Fats, proteins, carbohydrates and sugars are each discussed from a western nutrition and eastern perspective, with beneficial and potentially unhealthful choices given for each body pattern.

Helping Ourselves

A Guide to Traditional Chinese Food Energetics

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Author: Daverick Leggett,Katheryn Trenshaw

Publisher: Meridian Press

ISBN: 9780952464006

Category: Medical

Page: 57

View: 1965

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.

At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen

Celebrating the Art of Eating Well

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Author: Amy Chaplin

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 0834830299

Category: Cooking

Page: 400

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Imagine you are in a bright, breezy kitchen. There are large bowls on the counter full of lush, colorful produce and a cake stand stacked with pretty whole-grain muffins. On the shelves live rows of glass jars, all shapes and sizes, containing grains, seeds, beans, nuts, and spices. You open the fridge and therein you find a bottle of fresh almond milk, cooked beans, soaking grains, dressings, ferments, and seasonal produce. This is Amy Chaplin’s kitchen. It is a heavenly place, and it is this book that will make it your kitchen too. With her love of whole food and knowledge as a chef, Amy Chaplin has written a book that will inspire you to eat well at every meal, every day, year round. Part One lays the foundation for stocking the pantry. This is not just a list of ingredients and equipment; it’s real working information—how and why to use ingredients—and an arsenal of simple recipes for daily nourishment. Also included throughout the book is information on living a whole-food lifestyle: planning weekly menus, why organic is important, composting, plastics versus glass, filtered water, drinking tea, doing a whole-food cleanse, and much more. Part Two is a collection of recipes (most of which are gluten-free) celebrating vegetarian cuisine in its brightest, whole, sophisticated form. Black rice breakfast pudding with coconut and banana? Yes, please. Beet tartlets with poppy seed crust and white bean fennel filling? I’ll take two. Fragrant eggplant curry with cardamom basmati rice, apricot chutney, and cucumber lime raita? Invite company. Roasted fig raspberry tart with toasted almond crust? There is always room for this kind of dessert. If you are an omnivore, you will delight in this book for its playful use of produce and know-how in balancing food groups. If you are a vegetarian, this book will become your best friend, always there for you when you’re on your own, and ready to lend a hand when you’re sharing food with family and friends. If you are a vegan, you can cook nearly every recipe in this book and feed your body well in the truest sense. This is whole food for everyone.

The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia

A Comprehensive Resource for Healthy Eating

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Author: Rebecca Wood,Paul Pitchford,Peggy Markel

Publisher: Penguin Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780143117438

Category: Cooking

Page: 449

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Provides information about the selection, characteristics, storage, use, and medicinal properties of natural fruits and vegetables.

Recipes for Self-healing

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Author: Daverick Leggett,Katheryn Trenshaw

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780952464020

Category: Cooking

Page: 339

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One of the most important steps towards self-healing is to take responsibility for your own nourishment. This book provides a set of tools to do this. It takes guidance from the insights of traditional Chinese medicine and makes them accessible to the modern day person.

The TAO of Healthy eating

Dietary wisdom According to chinese medicine

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Author: BOB FLAWS

Publisher: Bukupedia

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 156

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Your Guide to Health with Foods & Herbs

Using the Wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Author: Zhang Yifang,Yao Yingzhi

Publisher: Shanghai Press

ISBN: 9781602201217

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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Choosing the foods and herbs that are right for you is essential to achieving and maintaining good health. Over thousands of years, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has accumulated knowledge about using foods and herbs therapeutically, providing a natural way to boost energy and immunity, extend longevity, enhance beauty, reduce toxins, regulate mood and treat other health conditions, externally and internally. This book will help you put the wisdom of TCM to use, guiding you with case studies, treatment details, recipes and illustrations. Inside you'll find practical and easy-to-understand information about: Assessing your body constitution The features of food according to TCM Customizing your selection of foods and herbs Using food to treat or prevent health problems Improving your appearance and mental outlook This book also features a handy chapter on nearly 90 functional foods and herbs. Arranged alphabetically, with quick facts and photos, this resource will help you plan your strategy for healthy living by using foods and plants specifically suited for your body, lifestyle and goals. Let TCM help you better understand your body and show you how to make the choices that are best for you!

Radical Healing

Integrating the World's Great Therapeutic Traditions to Create a New Transformative Medicine

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Author: Rudolph Ballentine,Linda Funk

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 0609804847

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 612

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Draws on the principles of ayurveda, conscious nutrition, Chinese medicine, body and energy work, homeopathy and cell salts, and flower essences to present a therapeutic approach to healing the mind, body, and spirit.

Between Heaven and Earth

A Guide to Chinese Medicine

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Author: Harriet Beinfield,Efrem Korngold

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0804151733

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 448

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Two of the foremost American educators and healers in the Chinese medical profession demystify Chinese medicine's centuries-odl approach to health. Combining Eastern traditions with Western sensibilities in a unique blend that is relevant today, BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH opens the door to a vast storehouse of knowledge that bridges the gap between mind and body, theory and practice, professional and self-care, East and West.

The Food Connection

The Right Food at the Right Time

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Author: Sam Graci

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047073938X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

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The Food Connection will show you: How to balance your hormonal system to positively affect weight, motivation, sleep patterns and cognitive abilities How to jump start your health with the seven-day "World's Best Diet" The 17 bioenergetic foods to eat daily How food affects your mood at breakfast, lunch and dinner Why men and women must take different approaches to ensure their hormonal health How to assess your Biological Age — and take quick steps to improve your health.

Fire in the Valley

The TCM Diagnosis & Treatment of Vaginal Diseases

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Author: Bob Flaws

Publisher: Blue Poppy Enterprises, Inc.

ISBN: 9780936185255

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 171

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Tea Therapy

Natural Remedies Using Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Author: Lin Qianliang,Chen Xiaoyi

Publisher: Shanghai Press

ISBN: 9781602201477

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 160

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Tea is an essential part of Traditional Chinese Medicine and with Tea Therapy you can learn to unlock the healthy properties of this delicious beverage. There are six categories of Chinese tea; green tea, black tea, yellow tea, dark tea, white tea and oolong tea. Its many beneficial ingredients, such as polyphenols and vitamin C, help to keep the human body healthy, giving due weight to the traditional Chinese saying that "tea is the medicine of ten thousand ailments." Tea Therapy is a perfect combination of the six kinds of teas with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), maintaining the original flavor and function of each tea and providing effective TCM remedies at the same time. This is a good way to alleviate the symptoms of various ailments and illnesses. This book is divided into two parts. The first part is a detailed and systematic interpretation of several aspects of tea; the history of tea culture, the efficacy, the medicinal history and the ingredients, as well as the usage of tea as therapy. The second part classifies diseases into different sorts and lists more than 180 easy to make tea treatments. Readers can find the most suitable remedies for their conditions.

Encounters with Qi

Exploring Chinese Medicine

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Author: David Eisenberg (M.D.),Thomas Lee Wright

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393312133

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 260

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An American medical exchange student describes his impressions of Chinese medicine; discusses herbal remedies, psychic healing, and acupuncture; and suggests possible lessons for doctors in the West

The Tao of Craft

Fu Talismans and Casting Sigils in the Eastern Esoteric Tradition

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Author: Benebell Wen

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1623170672

Category: Religion

Page: 600

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For the first time in English, Benebell Wen reveals the rich history and theoretical principles underlying the ancient practice of crafting Fu talismans, or magical sigils, in the Chinese Taoist tradition and gives detailed instructions for modern practitioners who would like to craft their own Fu. Fu talismans are ideograms and writings typically rendered on paper and empowered by means of invocations, ritual, and transferences of energy, or Qi. Talismans can be used for many purposes, such as strengthening or weakening personality characteristics, finding love, earning more money, or easing emotional tensions in the home. The Tao of Craft shows how metaphysical energy can be harnessed to amplify, strengthen, weaken, dispel, or block other metaphysical energy and to rectify perceived imbalances in the material plane. Supported by an abundance of detailed charts and images, this book serves as a step-by-step handbook that gives readers the knowledge and confidence to craft their own Fu talismans for personal empowerment. Wen, author of Holistic Tarot, delves into historic and cultural contexts of the Fu, from the neolithic period of Chinese history to contemporary practices of esoteric Taoism. Providing a solid foundation in the principles of Eastern spellcrafting, she highlights the blending of Taoist metaphysical practices with Western approaches to magic by pointing out eclectic, integrating, and harmonizing facets from other cultures and religions. Historically, Fu talismans were used by medieval Chinese for alleviating illness; averting misfortune, magical attacks, and curses; defending against assaults; and avoiding poverty. This book shows Western practitioners that the skill and knowledge to develop an interactive relationship with spirit realms are still available to them today, and serves as a practical handbook for accumulating Qi energy from sources in the environment and channeling it in concentrated form into their own Fu talismans. From the Trade Paperback edition.