Foods That Heal: The Natural Way to Good Health

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Orient Paperbacks, 1995 - Health & Fitness - 216 pages
Several hundreds of years back Hippocrates, the father of medicine, said, 'Your food shall be your medicine'. This maxim holds true even today. There are several disorders that can be prevented and treated by selecting natural foods rich in minerals, vitamins, trace elements, vital nutrients and other substances that have positive medicinal and curative values. This is a no-nonsense A-Z guide to the care and feeding of your body, going to the bottom of everything you need to know about diet, health and food. The listings in this clearly written book span general categories of illnesses, food groups, and each entry recommends helpful foods, followed by those that should be avoided. The format allows easy access to information, with entries offering straightforward advice, explanations, and answers. In short, the book is an invaluable guide for better understanding of health, food and natural remedies.
 

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Contents

Index of Diseases7
65
Apple17
21
Indian Gooseberry47
47
Avocado25
53
Banana31
54
Fig38
72
Grapefruit45
79
Natural Benefits and Curative Properties
87
Ginger120
120
Bitter Gourd94
127
Cabbage98
134
Cucumber104
141
Fenugreek109
147
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About the author (1995)

H.K. Bakhru enjoys countrywide reputation as an expert naturopath and a writer on the subject. His well researched articles on nature cure, health, and nutrition appear regularly in the media.

He began his career in the Indian Railways with a first class first postgraduate degree from Lucknow University. He retired, in 1984, as the Chief Public Relations Officer of the Central Railways, after 35 years of distinguished service in the Public Relations Organisation of the Indian Railways and the Railway Board.

A diploma holder in naturopathy, he is a member of the Nature Cure Practitioners’ Guild in Mumbai. He has made extensive studies on naturopathy and herbalism. He spends his retired life propagating and practising nature cure and is always willing to offer advice to those who seek his help.

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