Saffron boosts your mood. Pumpkin seeds promote a healthy prostate. Sea scallops improve cardiovascular health. When it comes to food, health, and preventing disease, research continues to reveal how food can influence well-being.
Food contains nutrients, and nutrients prevent and alleviate aches, pains, diseases, and disorders. Despite what the miracle-cure marketing campaigns tell you, before the pills and the powders there was food. The truth is that food and its valuable nutrients are the real miracle. These aren't just fads that will come and go, but real food with real healing power. When fresh, natural, and fashioned into delicious recipes, food is not only beneficial to health but quite enjoyable to the taste buds as well.
In this A to Z guide, readers will find helpful tips on what foods to eat for which ailments along with more than 150 recipes utilizing these foods, such as:
- Kale Berry Smoothie
- Tropical Oatmeal
- Savory Barley Salad
- Avocado Banana Salad
- Curry Chicken Salad
If you have a specific ailment in mind, you can easily flip right to the chapter to find the exact information you need. You can also start from the beginning and work your way through the information to create a shopping list and menu that will keep you happy, healthy, and eating well.
Worried about the time demands of the recipes or the price of healthy ingredients? Don't be. Each chapter provides quick, budget-friendly recipes that are easy to make or that include less-expensive ingredients. These are followed by recipes that involve more ingredients and advanced cooking techniques, perfect for special occasions. In addition, you will find an abundance of tips for shopping, preparation, and substitutions.
With The Everything® Guide to Food Remedies you will soon be cooking your way to better health, one meal at a time!