Healing Foods: Prevent and Treat Common Illnesses with Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, and More [NOOK Book]

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In Healing Foods, author Dale Pinnock explains how the healing power of foods stretches beyond the realm of vitamins and minerals to involve a far more complex and wondrous group of biological compounds—phytochemicals! Pinnock shows readers how many of these compounds, when properly delivered, can work as well as medicinal plants and even pharmaceutical drugs without the risk of side effects. Pinnock explains how to prepare dishes that are not only delicious, but also possess a powerful medicinal property. Think...
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Healing Foods: Prevent and Treat Common Illnesses with Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, and More

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Overview


In Healing Foods, author Dale Pinnock explains how the healing power of foods stretches beyond the realm of vitamins and minerals to involve a far more complex and wondrous group of biological compounds—phytochemicals! Pinnock shows readers how many of these compounds, when properly delivered, can work as well as medicinal plants and even pharmaceutical drugs without the risk of side effects. Pinnock explains how to prepare dishes that are not only delicious, but also possess a powerful medicinal property. Think classic carrot and ginger soup, digestive tonic tea, dandelion salad, and more! Complete with an A–Z guide to common medicinal foods, Healing Foods is your one-stop reference for remedying health woes through the power of food.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620876664
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/11/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 367,190
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Dale Pinnock runs private healthcare clinics in Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire, where he combines herbal medicine with nutritional healing to provide a full and far-reaching therapeutic program. He is the resident natural health expert for BBC Three Counties Radio and is regularly featured in Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan, and other publications. He lives in England.
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Table of Contents

1 A New Paradigm in Food 1

2 Food and Medicine - No Separation 3

3 Phytochemicals - The Pharmacy in our Food 7

4 Medicinal Cookery - System by System 11

With delicious recipes to help improve the health of:

The Skin 11

Digestive Problems 28

The Heart and Circulatory System 48

The Immune System 72

The Joints 88

The Nervous System 112

5 Nature's Edible Pharmacy 121

A-Z Guide to the most powerful, common medicinal foods on the planet in the following categories:

Fruit 122

Grains 133

Nuts and Seeds 139

Culinary Herbs and Spices 145

Vegetables 168

Index 184

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