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Healing Foods

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Take control of your life and your health through what you eat with Healing Foods, an indispensable resource that shows you exactly what foods are best, and how to optimize their super-food potential.

With more than 200 healing foods, from carrots to clementines, and 150 easy-to-prepare recipes that heal, Healing Foods empowers readers to practice optimum nutrition, and shows how certain foods can be incorporated into daily life to target specific health issues.

Table of Contents

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. FOODS THAT HEAL
  3. FRUITS
  4. Orchard Fruits
    1. Apples
    2. Apricots
    3. Peaches and Nectarines
    4. Pears
    5. Plums
    6. Kiwi fruit
    7. Figs
    8. Quince
    9. Cherries
  5. Vine Fruits
    1. Grapes
  6. Berries and Currants
    1. Blackberries
    2. Blackcurrants
    3. Blueberries
    4. Cranberries
    5. Elderberries
    6. Goji berries
    7. Mulberries
    8. Raspberries
    9. Strawberries
  7. Citrus Fruits
    1. Lemon
    2. Lime
    3. Orange
    4. Grapefruit
  8. Tropical Fruits
    1. Bananas
    2. Dates
    3. Mangoes
    4. Melons
    5. Papaya
    6. Pomegranate
    7. Pineapple
    8. Coconut
    9. Avocado
  9. VEGETABLES
  10. Brassicas
    1. Broccoli
    2. Cabbage
    3. Kale
    4. Horseradish
  11. Fruiting and Flowering Vegetables
    1. Sweet peppers
    2. Chiles
    3. Cucumbers
    4. Winter squashes
    5. Zucchini
    6. Corn
    7. Artichoke
    8. Eggplant
    9. Tomatoes
  12. Leafy and Salad Vegetables
    1. Lettuce
    2. Spinach
    3. Watercress
    4. Mustard greens
    5. Arugula
    6. Dandelion
    7. Nettles
    8. Chicory (Belgian endive)
  13. Podded Vegetables
    1. Green beans
    2. Okra
    3. Peas
  14. Bulbs and Stems
    1. Asparagus
    2. Celery and Celeriac
    3. Fennel
    4. Rhubarb
    5. Onion Family
    6. Garlic
  15. Roots, Tubers, and Rhizomes
    1. Beets
    2. Carrots
    3. Radishes
    4. Potatoes
    5. Sweet potatoes
    6. Turmeric
    7. Ginger
  16. Fungi
    1. Mushrooms
  17. NUTS
    1. Almonds
    2. Cashews
    3. Chestnuts
    4. Hazelnuts
    5. Pine nuts
    6. Pistachio nuts
    7. Walnuts
  18. SEEDS AND SPROUTS
    1. Sesame seeds
    2. Sunflower seeds
    3. Pumpkin seeds
    4. Flaxseeds
    5. Poppy seeds
    6. Hemp seeds
    7. Alfalfa seeds
    8. Chia Seeds
    9. Red clover seeds
  19. MEDICINAL HERBS
    1. Astragalus
    2. Valerian root
    3. Chamomile
    4. Schisandra
    5. Marshmallow root
    6. Milk thistle
    7. St. John’s wort
  20. CULINARY HERBS
    1. Basil
    2. Cilantro
    3. Parsley
    4. Rosemary
    5. Sage
    6. Thyme
    7. Dill
    8. Mint
    9. Oregano
  21. CEREALS AND GRAINS
    1. Amaranth
    2. Quinoa
    3. Spelt
    4. Rice
    5. Bulgur wheat
    6. Oats
    7. Rye
    8. Millet
    9. Barley
    10. Buckwheat
  22. DRIED BEANS
    1. Adzuki beans
    2. Black beans
    3. Butter beans
    4. Chickpeas
    5. Kidney beans
    6. Lentils
    7. Mung beans
  23. SPICES
    1. Cardamom
    2. Cinnamon
    3. Coriander
    4. Cumin
    5. Fenugreek
    6. Juniper
    7. Licorice
    8. Nutmeg
    9. Pepper
    10. Saffron
    11. Star anise
  24. FATS AND OILS
    1. Butter and Ghee
    2. Olive oil
    3. Sunflower oil
    4. Flaxseed oil
    5. Hemp seed oil
    6. Black seed oil
  25. FERMENTED FOODS
    1. Sauerkraut
    2. Kimchi
    3. Soy sauce
    4. Miso
    5. Tempeh
  26. MEATS
    1. Chicken
    2. Beef
    3. Lamb
    4. Pork
    5. Turkey
    6. Venison
    7. Quail
    8. Squab
    9. Waterfowl
    10. Liver
    11. Kidneys
  27. OILY FISH
    1. Salmon
    2. Herring
    3. Mackerel
    4. Sardines
    5. Trout
    6. Sea bass
    7. Tuna
  28. OTHER FOODS
    1. Algae
    2. Seaweeds
    3. Aloe vera
    4. Wheatgrass
    5. Honey
    6. Stevia
    7. Maple syrup
    8. Blackstrap molasses
    9. Chocolate
    10. Milk
    11. Yogurt
    12. Kefir
    13. Eggs
    14. Tea
    15. Rose
  29. RECIPES THAT HEAL
    1. A Day of … Heart Health
    2. A Day of … Good Digestion
    3. A Day of … Liver Health
    4. A Day of … Skin Health
    5. A Day of … Healthy Joints
    6. A Day of … Boosted Energy
    7. A Day of … Stress Relief
    8. A Day of … Men’s Health
    9. A Day of … Women’s Health
    10. A Day of … Healthy Pregnancy
  30. RECIPE CHOOSER
  31. BREAKFAST
  32. SNACKS
  33. SOUPS
  34. LIGHT MEALS AND SALADS
  35. MAIN MEALS
  36. SWEET TREATS
  37. DRINKS
  38. OILS, DRESSINGS, AND EXTRAS
  39. SUPPLEMENTS
  40. INDEX BY HEALTH AREA
  41. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  42. COPYRIGHT