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Healing with whole foods : Asian traditions and modern nutrition / by Paul Pitchford.

Title
Healing with whole foods : Asian traditions and modern nutrition / by Paul Pitchford.
Author
Pitchford, Paul.
Publication
Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, 2002.

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Description
xxiv, 753 p. : ill.; 26 cm.
Subjects
Note
  • Previous ed. published with subtitle: Oriental traditions and modern nutrition.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 1. Origins -- Pt. I. The Roots of Diagnosis and Treatment -- 2. Yin-Yang and Beyond -- 3. Qi Vitality. The Six Divisions of Yin and Yang -- 4. Heat/Cold: The Thermal Nature of Food and People -- 5. Interior/Exterior: Building Immunity -- 6. Excess and Deficiency -- Pt. II. Essentials of Nutrition -- 7. Dietary Transition -- 8. Water -- 9. Protein and Vitamin B[subscript 12] - The Plant and Animal Kingdoms as Sources -- 10. Oils and Fats -- 11. Sweeteners -- 12. Salt -- 13. Condiments, Caffeine, and Spices -- 14. Vitamins and Supplements -- 15. Calcium -- 16. Green Food Products -- 17. Survival Simplified -- 18. Enjoyment of Food -- 19. Food Combinations -- 20. Fasting and Purification -- 21. Food for Children -- Pt. III. The Five Element and Organ Systems -- 22. Five Elements: Seasonal Attunement and the Organs in Harmony and Disease -- 23. Therapeutic Use of the Five Flavors -- 24. Wood Element -- 25. Fire Element --
  • 26. Earth Element -- 27. Metal Element -- 28. Water Element -- Pt. IV. Diseases and their Dietary Treatment -- 29. Blood Sugar Imbalances -- 30. The Stomach and Intestines -- 31. Blood Disorders -- 32. Cancer and the Regeneration Diets -- 33. Other Degenerative Disorders -- Pt. V. Recipes and Properties of Vegetal Foods -- 34. Vibrational Cooking -- 35. Grains -- 36. Breads -- 37. Legumes: Beans, Peas, and Lentils -- 38. Nuts and Seeds -- 39. Vegetables -- 40. Sprouts -- 41. Salads -- 42. Seaweeds -- 43. Soups -- 44. Sauces -- 45. Condiments -- 46. Spreads and Pates -- 47. Pickles -- 48. Grain and Seed Milks -- 49. Rejuvelac and Yogurt -- 50. Fruit -- 51. Desserts -- 52. Summary. App. A. Parasite Purge Program -- App. B. The Effect of Root Canals on Health.
ISBN
1556434308 (pbk.)
LCCN
2002015010
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries