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Daoist Dietetics provides an introductory overview of the main characteristics, historical developments, and recipes of the Daoist diet. It begins with two analytical parts: on medicinal diets and on they theory and history of Daoist nutrition. Beyond this, it presents translations of medieval documents on Daoist fasting and concludes with a selection of recipes that can be easily used in a Western kitchen. A pathbreaking venture, the book opens new insights into the longevity methods and religious technology of traditional China.