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Chinese Nutrition Therapy: Dietetics in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Chinese Nutrition Therapy: Dietetics in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Chinese Nutrition Therapy shows how a daily diet in tune with the seasons and the body’s requirements can maintain health and help heal medical problems; from the common cold and flu to cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, OB-GYN, skin, immune system, respiratory and eye disorders, just to name a few.
Key features: - Part I introduces the principles of traditional Chinese medicine and Chinese dietetics, outlines the causes of diseases, and introduces the energetics of foods - Part II and Part III describe Chinese dietetics in practice and introduce important dietary factors such as times of day, seasonal adaptations, pathogenic factors, as well as the different dietary requirements of children and seniors - Part IV gives practical tips for successful implementation of Chinese nutrition therapy, and provides food classifications for the most common food categories: vegetables, grains, spices and herbs, fruit, meat, fish/seafood, dairy products, eggs, oils and fats, nuts and seeds and other foods - Part V lists many clinical examples and treatment suggestions - Part VI, as a handy reference, lists the healing characteristics of foods from A - Z


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JCM Review

'A comprehensive and precise introduction to the basic principles of TCM and Chinese dietetics [with] practical guidelines for giving nutritional advice. . . The book will attract interested non-professional as well as physicians joining the field of TCM. . . A pleasure to read. . .
Journal of Ethnopharmacology


AuthorJoerg Kastner
PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
Number Of Pages292
Book FormatSoftback

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