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The Healing Cuisine of China: 300 Recipes for Vibrant Health and Longevity

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A comprehensive guide to the Chinese art of healing with food

• Provides more than 300 authentic Chinese recipes for curing specific ailments and for promoting happiness and vitality

• Explains the theories behind traditional Chinese beliefs about health and diet and reconciles these beliefs with contemporary Western medical knowledge

• Includes a complete fitness program
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 1st 1998 by Healing Arts Press
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planetkimi
Jan 17, 2008 planetkimi rated it really liked it
Shelves: cookbook, food, tcm
The Healing Cuisine of China includes a wealth of stats about food from both an Eastern and Western perspective. One of my favorite parts of the book listed the Five Element attributes of common foods, and then listed the RDA-type data that Americans are used to seeing on food labels (5% Vitamin C, etc.)

I also enjoyed the recipes in the "Longevity Banquet" section - I look forward to trying those!

This book is more OK with dairy consumption than my acupuncturist is, which was a little strange.

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George
Aug 05, 2011 George rated it liked it
Quite disappointed by the book. Not really a cookbook. To me most of the recipes are teas and other home cures using traditional Chinese ingredient. Many of the cures use obscure ingredients, and in some cases are downright disgusting if not hazardous.

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