Author: Tanushree PoddarPublisher: UBS PublishersYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: 292ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788174765222
Food can heal most common ailments. It can improve our mood, activate our brain cells to perform better, retain information and help us to think sharp. It can cure insomnia and lull our agitated mind, make our Joints more Flesible, make us feel full of beans and youthful, improve our eyesight and retard the formation of cataract. It can increase hormone level, boost immunity, relax the taut nerves, soothe the pains and aches, and retard ageing.A small amount of garlic taken every day can provided immunity against many kinds of cancer; onion can lower blood cholesterol and regulate blood sugar. The lycopene in tomatoes can ward off cancer. Green tea can improve memory and delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.Food affects no just our body but also the mind and the soul. The right food can bring peace to the mind and elevate the soul to a spiritual level. On the other hand, the wrong kind of food can trigger allergies, cause headaches and exacerbate the pain of rheumatoid arthritis. Wrong food is the main cause for heart disease.If you are one of those who think of food as sustenance only, think again. This book will help in dispelling most of the myths connected with food and help you in using food as a potent healer. It will also help you in controlling most of the lifestyle diseasesw that have sprung up in the last two decades.This book is meant to act as food for thought and activate the mind into selecting the right food for optimum benefit. It aims to help build an intelligent approach towards food selection and to equip you with food wisdom.
PrefacePART ONE – BODYThe BasicsThe Body and its NeedsInsomnia-relieving FoodMenopausal FoodPMS-preventing foodRejuvenating foodImmunity – building FoodHeart-saving FoodSight-strengthening FoodBeauty-enhancing FoodFood that helps you Remain YoungHealing FoodFood as PainkillerSexy FoodAphrodisiac FoodPART TWO – MINDMind FoodMental Energy FoodMemory- Enhancing FoodMood-elevating FoodPART THREE – SOULSoul FoodFood for Mental RelaxationStress-busting FoodVegetarian Food for Spiritual ComfortPART FOUR – NUTRITIONSome Nutritional EssentialsEnzyme EnlightenmentThe Balancing ActFibre Other Wonder FoodsEpilogue