Generally, diseases are derived from the foods we ate. Many people cannot resist good foods. Unhealthy and over-consumption of certain foods created burden upon our internal organs. Medicinal Food Therapy for Prevention and Treatment of Common Diseases: Recommendation by Chinese Physicians & Nutritionists is a book which elaborates on the relationship between internal organs and diseases. It includes common cold, cough, constipation, stomach wind, hemorrhoids, chronic diseases for example high blood pressure, high cholesterol level, auto-immune disease such as SLE, women disease e.g. endometriosis, and serious diseases like heart disease, stroke and cancers. Every medical dietary recipe is designed and prepared by TCM physicians and nutritionists.
Based on the concept of “food as medicine”, with the diagnosis of TCM physician, either food or medicine could be your remedy. This book narrates about 34 types of diseases, with real-life case studies being treated with traditional Chinese medicines and acupuncture. Each disease condition is advised with food DO and DON’T, as well as tailored made medical dietary therapy. Plant-based ingredients coupled with local herbs are recommended through this book, which explained their functions and applications for treatment and prevention of diseases.