Most of us know that the key to good health is a well-balanced diet that includes plenty of fruit and vegetables. However, many foods have potent healing properties that not only contribute to good health but can actually help fight disease. This accessible book is an invaluable guide to the healing powers of food. It combines a practical reference section which examines the health-giving properties of various foods, with a collection of over 300 delicious and nutritious recipes that have been specially chosen for their healing properties. An expert introduction examines the many health conditions that can benefit from following a special diet, including allergies, diabetes, cancer, arthritis and heart disease. The book describes how different foods can be used to improve your health, which foods should be avoided to reduce the risk of certain health conditions, and provides advice on how to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.The comprehensive recipe section includes a huge range of dishes to suit every occasion, from soups, appetizers and salads to main courses, desserts, cakes and bakes. Each beautifully photographed recipe is marked with a key showing which common allergens it is free from, and each health condition has its own easy-to-follow index of healing recipes to help you choose the right recipe for your special diet. The complete home guide to achieving and maintaining a healthier lifestyle by improving your diet Includes over 300 healthy and nutritious recipes, specially chosen for their healing properties An illustrated reference section presents a wide range of health-giving foods, with details of their nutritional properties, and how to incorporate them into your diet Commonsense guidance on food allergies, diabetes, cancer prevention, arthritis and heart disease and how they can be helped by good nutrition Features advice on eating for health, foods to avoid and ways to build up a healthy store cupboard Each recipe is beautifully presented with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and photographs, and features at-a-glance free-from allergen symbols With over 1300 inspiring pictures throughout
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About the Author
Anne Freshwater, the editor, is a food writer and nutritionist specializing in healthy eating and special diets, and who has worked on a wide range of publications. For this volume she has collected together recipes from a team of expert cooks and dieticians.