Chinese Nutrition Therapy: Dietetics in Traditional Chinese Medicine
For millennia, the Chinese have taught that a healthy, appropriate diet is an integral part of maintaining good health and healing various disorders. Here, the author demystifies Chinese dietetics, one of the pillars of Traditional Chinese Medicine.Joerg Kastner provides an introduction to the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the “energetics” of foods. Emphasizing a holistic approach throughout, Chinese Nutrition Therapy, provides readers with tools for integrating the principles of Chinese dietetics into their daily lives. The book includes a comprehensive classification of more than 300 readily available foods such as vegetables, grains, herbs and spices, fruit, meat, seafood, dairy products, oils and fats, and more. Numerous clinical examples and treatment suggestions artfully combine Western medical conditions with Chinese diagnostic techniques.
- Jun 20 2018
- Edition 2