This book features the right ingredients for health, the right diet for your body, the right recipes for your lifestyle. This is the complete home guide to achieving and maintaining a healthier lifestyle by improving your diet. It includes over 300 healthy and nutritious recipes, specially chosen for their healing properties, each one with clear, step-by-step photographs and an at-a-glance 'free-from' coding. It features an illustrated reference section presents a wide range of health-giving foods, with details of their nutritional properties, and how to incorporate them into your diet. It includes commonsense guidance on food allergies, diabetes, cancer prevention, arthritis and heart disease and how they can be helped by good nutrition. It features advice on eating for health, foods to avoid and ways to build up a healthy store cupboard. Most of us know that the key to good health is a well-balanced diet with plenty of fruit and vegetables. However, many foods also have potent healing properties and can actually help fight disease. This invaluable guide to the healing powers of food combines a practical reference section with a collection of delicious, health-giving recipes.
It describes how different foods can be used to improve your health, which foods should be avoided to reduce the risk of certain conditions, and provides advice on how to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. The recipe section includes dishes to suit every occasion, from soups, appetizers and salads to main courses, desserts, cakes and bakes. Each one shows which common allergens it is free from, and each health condition has its own easy-to-follow index of healing recipes to help you choose the right recipe for your diet.
Anne Freshwater, the editor, is a food writer and nutritionist specializing in healthy eating and special diets, and who has worked on a wide range of publications. For this volume she has collected together recipes from a team of expert cooks and dieticians.