Publisher: Thieme | Date: 2004 | ISBN 1588901076 | Pages: 264 | PDF | 1.77 MB
Chinese Nutrition Therapy shows how a daily diet in tune with the seasons and the body's requirements can maintain health and help heal medical problems; from the common cold and flu to cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, OB-GYN, skin, immune system, respiratory and eye disorders, just to name a few.
Key features: - Part I introduces the principles of traditional Chinese medicine and Chinese dietetics, outlines the causes of diseases, and introduces the energetics of foods - Part II and Part III describe Chinese dietetics in practice and introduce important dietary factors such as times of day, seasonal adaptations, pathogenic factors, as well as the different dietary requirements of children and seniors - Part IV gives practical tips for successful implementation of Chinese nutrition therapy, and provides food classifications for the most common food categories: vegetables, grains, spices and herbs, fruit, meat, fish/seafood, dairy products, eggs, oils and fats, nuts and seeds and other foods - Part V lists many clinical examples and treatment suggestions - Part VI, as a handy reference, lists the healing characteristics of foods from A - Z
Chinese Nutrition Therapy is a "must read" for physicians, TCM practitioners, nutrition therapists, and all others concerned with healing and staying healthy. Written by an M.D. and long-time practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it bridges Western allopathic medicine and Chinese syndrome diagnosis.