Healing with Whole Foods, Third Edition: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition--Your holistic guide to healing body and mind through food and nutrition (Paperback)

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With more than 600,000 copies sold, this treasure trove of nutritional wisdom is an indispensable resource for anyone seeking to nurture their body through natural means.

Uncover the power of food as nature's ultimate medicine and unlock the healing potentials that rest within your own kitchen.

Embark on a transformative wellness journey with Paul Pitchford's bestselling Healing with Whole Foods. This comprehensive handbook goes beyond the simple integration of traditional Chinese Medicine and modern nutritional science: it's a beacon of wisdom and insights for individuals committed to healthful living and holistic practitioners alike.

Discover what makes Healing with Whole Foods a timeless bestseller: 

  • Holistic Foundations: The book grounds you in the principles of Qi vitality and Yin-Yang balance, illuminating the path of holistic healing and nutrition.
  • Bridging Ancient and Modern: With masterful proficiency, Pitchford interlaces the wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine with contemporary nutritional science. Explore categories such as "Oils and Fats," "Sweeteners," "Green Food Products," and "Vitamins and Supplements."
  • Therapeutic Guide: Delve into a dedicated section devoted to dietary treatments for prevalent health issues. Whether it's blood sugar imbalances or degenerative disorders, uncover practical, actionable guidance deeply rooted in the power of natural healing.
  • Informed Eating: The book enlightens you on the deeper nuances of your diet, touching upon elements like food presentation and dietary practices, and their significant impact on wellness.
  • Delicious Healing Recipes: Immerse yourself in Part V, with vegetarian recipes that unite robust flavor with therapeutic benefits.
  • A Lifelong Companion: Pitchford's in-depth, reader-friendly approach makes the book a lifetime go-to guide for reliable nutritional insights. Readers return time and again to delve deeper into its vast knowledge base.
  • Transformational Journey: Embarking on the journey with Healing with Whole Foods is a commitment to enhanced physical, mental, and emotional health. It inspires you to personalize your dietary plan, in tune with your unique needs.

Ultimately, Healing with Whole Foods is more than just a book—it's an invitation to a healthier way of living. It beautifully illustrates how traditional wisdom and modern science can come together to inform our nutritional choices. This comprehensive guide invites you to embark on a journey of wellness, empowerment, and self-discovery, all facilitated by the power of whole foods.

About the Author

Paul Pitchford is a teacher and nutrition researcher. In his healing work with individuals, he develops rejuvenative plans based on awareness and dietary practices. His early training, following ancient traditional practice, was primarily through apprenticeships and private instructions with masters of meditation and East Asian medicine. For more than three decades, he has applied the unifying wisdom of Far Eastern thought to the major dietary therapies available in the West to create a new vision of health and nutrition.

Praise For…

"Healing with Whole Foods contains a wealth of information on health, diet, alternative medicine, natural food presentation, and recipes, researched by an expert in the field. Readers will learn how to apply Chinese medicine and the five-element theory to a contemporary diet; treat illness and nervous disorders through diet; and make the transition to whole vegetable foods. The most detailed source book yet published on preparing food and eating consciously, Healing with Whole Foods includes complete sections on Ayurvedic principles of food-combining; the treatment of disease conditions through meals; transition from animal products to whole vegetable foods; micro-algae; selection of waters and salts; the extremely complex varieties of oils, sugars, and condiments; vitamins and minerals; fasting and purification; food for children, food presentation and proportions; vibrational cooking; the physiology of nourishment; color diagnosis and therapy; consciousness in diet changes; plus descriptions of the nature and uses of various grains, legumes, miso, tempeh, tofu, seaweeds, nuts and seeds, sprouts, and fruits. Also featured are sections on chutneys, relishes, pickles, different milks, rejuvelac, yogurt, salads, and desserts."—Midwest Book Review
Product Details
ISBN: 9781556434303
ISBN-10: 1556434308
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication Date: November 5th, 2002
Pages: 784
Language: English