Food As Medicine
Learn to make better food and lifestyle choices
With over 150 plant-based recipes, along with detailed health information that explains the scientific research and health significance of these recipes, the Food as Medicine cookbook will equip you to make better food and lifestyle choices.
Winner of the 2016 Australian Gourmand World Cookbook Award for 'Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook', Food as Medicine will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized with its delicious, whole food recipes.
Improve your lifestyle with practical tips on how to makeover your kitchen, pantry, fridge and freezer. Delicious meal ideas and a variety of delectable seasonal menu plans fit for the whole family will help you easily put these plant-based food recipes into practice, and enjoy them too!
Applying the findings from the latest nutritional science can vastly reduce the need for drugs and surgery, as well as help prevent or even reverse the chronic diseases that kill too many of us. This cookbook also contains health information to help you understand the scientific research and health significance of plant-based recipes, equipping you to make smarter choices for your best health.
The importance of starting early
While you can't change your past, you can make things right for yourself—and your family—going forward. You don't have to be overweight and 40 to be paving the way for a heart attack. Hardening of the arteries begins in toddlers! Yet it can be difficult to kick-start motivation, since most of the immediate damage from unhealthy food choices occurs silently.
“Lifestyle is the most powerful medicine we know – with the potential to add years to life and life to years…and food is at its very centrepiece. In this beautiful book, Sue Radd provides the perfect prescription in all its wonderful variety: food as a source of great pleasure and great health."
- Dr David Katz, Director of the Prevention Research Centre at Yale University School of Medicine; President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine; and Founder of the True Health Initiative