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Food is Medicine: The Practical Guide to Healing Foods (Healthy Living) [Paperback]

Pierre-Jean Cousin
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13 Jan 2006 Healthy Living
"Food is Medicine" is a unique guide to the healing properties of foods and drinks. Internationally renowned acupuncturist and herbal practitioner Pierre Jean Cousin shows you how specific foods can not only prevent certain illnesses, but in many cases can alleviate the symptoms and even heal the condition.


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  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers; 2nd Revised edition edition (13 Jan 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844832449
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844832446
  • Product Dimensions: 19.2 x 23.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 358,535 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A practical guide - complemented throughout with colour illustrations - that gives an understanding of which foods can prevent or heal certain medical conditions. Part One is a directory of over 140 healing foods; part two covers 80 common ailments and part three offers over 180 recipes for health and healing plus a four week detox programme. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Healthy eating has never been more appealing! 3 April 2002
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Format:Paperback
Pierre Jean Cousin's book is the latest in a new spate of "change your diet, change your life" books being published in the wake of Britain's recent catalogue of food scares, but as a practising acupuncturist and herbalist, and a lecturer with 20 years' experience in complementary medicine, he is eminently qualified to pass on his knowledge for our benefit. Divided into useful sections, and with a table of nutrients and their sources, it is easy to use for reference, leading the reader from a listing under the specific ailment to the best source of food nutrients to combat it, and on to a recipe to make taking your medicine as pleasurable as an evening in a restaurant. Sometimes books of this type blind you with science, followed by recipes for brown rice and steamed vegetables, but this book does not. It allows for the inlcusion of cream and other dairy products, the occasional use of white rice instead of brown, and suggests the use of herbs and aromatics to make plain grain dishes more enticing. One of the last sections in the book lists recipes for liqueurs, decoctions and infusions, which sound delicious whether you're suffering from tonsilitis or not. The four-week detox described in the last section is more than I can commit to, and I'm sure I'm not alone, although it makes you feel virtuous just contemplating it. The book is beautifully put together, illustrated throughout, and very easy to use, and the recipes and information contained in the first section can be used to create your own meals along the same guidelines, so that the book continues to be useful, even after you have tried all the recipes. Recommended.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent content,concise and precise,no jargon. 28 April 2001
Format:Hardcover
This must be the finest book of its type.It has excellent information on every possible food and its effectiveness.Photography is superb and attractive.Recipes are simple and appetising. There is no jargon,the information given is precise and concise and well-indexed,so that the reader can either refer to the ailment or the food when seeking information.It is a clear guide to healthy eating,useful to everyone and particularly useful to anyone with any medical condition,or anyone needing to diet for any reason.I bought one for a friend and now need to buy 2 more.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great way to eat and feel great! 20 Feb 2001
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Format:Hardcover
This book gives new meaning to the importance of eating foods that suit your needs. It contains both clear photography and recipe ideas so once you work out what you need to eat, it tells you some great ways to cook it. Its unbelievable how everyday ingredient can cure common ailments from muscle cramps to headaches. This book is easy to read, very informative and knows what it is talking about. By then end of the book you will learn how simple foods such as a blueberry will make you feel better in yourself.
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