“Healing with Wholefoods”, written by Paul Pitchford is an essential diet/ nutrition reference and recipe book that combines ancient Chinese medicine wisdom and modern scientific nutritional understanding.
This combination makes it perfect for health enthusiasts with an interest in the simplicity of Chinese medicine principles as well as an easy to read reference manual for practitioners such as acupuncturists, herbalists, naturopaths, dieticians, and nutritionists.
“Healing with Wholefoods” begins with a description of the fundamentals of Chinese medicine philosophies such as yin yang theory which really sets the tone for the rest of the book which marries Eastern dietary principles with modern nutrition. For those of you unfamiliar with Chinese medicine principles, it’s really worth while taking the time to read these sections for a greater understanding of information and recipes later in the book. The benefit of developing an understanding of the Chinese medicine dietary principles will also help simplify your ideas surrounding food by getting your mind out of the complexity of vitamin and mineral information and back to simple energetic qualities. Once these ideas are grasped diet, nutrition and helping yourself through diet becomes a whole lot easier.
The beauty of Paul Pitchfords “Healing with Wholefoods” is how all aspects of our modern diet are mentioned and traditional foods and principles applied through recipes to enhance your life in the modern world. Chinese medicine dietary therapy evolved in a time where food was grown organically or wild, however we certainly don’t all live in a pristine environment now, so “Healing with Whole Foods” gives the perfect blend of traditional dietary knowledge with modern nutritional practices for clean healthy living in today environment.
“Healing with Wholefoods” is so much more than a nutrition and recipe book.
It brings knowledge gained from Chinese medicine dietary therapy into the modern age. In a time where there are so many different diets and philosophies, “Healing with Wholefoods” gives a good down to earth approach with whole foods for balancing your health. A great book for people that are passionate about enhancing their health and natural medicine practitioners.
Read “Healing with Wholefoods”, study it, cook from it and keep it on your shelf for reference. You’ll always go back to this book.
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Healing with Wholefoods Book Review
By Dr Paul Carter
Acupuncturist & Herbalist
Ki viva Wellbeing Studio
3 Glen Eira Avenue
Phone (03) 95239592