Your Guide to Health with Foods & Herbs

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SKU:
9781602201217
Publisher:
Shanghai Press
ISBN:
9781602201217
Format:
Paperback
Date Published:
04/10/2012
Illustrations:
100 color photos
Number of Pages:
256
Trim Size:
5 1/2 X 8 1/4

Choosing the foods and herbs that are right for you is essential to achieving and maintaining good health. Over thousands of years, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has accumulated knowledge about using foods and herbs therapeutically, providing a natural way to boost energy and immunity, extend longevity, enhance beauty, reduce toxins, regulate mood and treat other health conditions, externally and internally. This book will help you put the wisdom of TCM to use, guiding you with case studies, treatment details, recipes and illustrations.

Inside you'll find practical and easy-to-understand information about:
  • Assessing your body constitution
  • The features of food according to TCM
  • Customizing your selection of foods and herbs
  • Using food to treat or prevent health problems
  • Improving your appearance and mental outlook

This book also features a handy chapter on nearly 90 functional foods and herbs. Arranged alphabetically, with quick facts and photos, this resource will help you plan your strategy for healthy living by using foods and plants specifically suited for your body, lifestyle and goals. Let TCM help you better understand your body and show you how to make the choices that are best for you!


About the Author:
Zhang Yifang received her MS qualifications in Traditional Chinese Medicine from China's Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. Dr. Zhang has more than 25 years of clinical and teaching experience in China, England and the United States. She is the author of Managing Your Emotional Health Using Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Yao Yingzhi works as associated professor and head of the Chinese Material Medical Department of the Pre-clinical Medicine College at Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. She has published 20 books in Chinese and completed ten national research projects in related fields.