Food Medicine And The Quest For Good Health

Author: Nancy N. Chen
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231134842
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Drawing on medical texts and food therapy practices from around the world and throughout history, Nancy N. Chen locates old and new crossovers between food and medicine in different social and cultural contexts.


Author: Karina Martinez-Mayorga
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319102265
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Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine, famously considered food as
medicine and medicine as food (~500 BC). During approximately the same
period, in China, the so-called Yellow Emperor's Inner Classic was compiled
which represents the first codification of Chinese food therapy. So the concept of
foods providing health benefits is not new. Today's functional foods may be
regarded as a modern continuation of our ancestors' quest for good health. But
what is a functional ...

Asian Biotech

Author: Aihwa Ong
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822393204
Size: 48.94 MB
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As many of the essays in this collection illustrate, state involvement in biotech initiatives is driving the emergence of “biosovereignty,” an increasing pressure for state control over biological resources, commercial health products, ...


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... presents insightful ways to increase the current and future RN workforce. Given
the key role that RNs play in health care delivery, the importance of this work
cannot be overstated. Summing Up: Essential, kir-kit Lower-level undergraduates
through professionals/practitioners. — B. M. Faricy-Beredo, University of Toledo, I
Carlson Library 47-0899 RM217 2008-26477 CIP Chen, Nancy N. Food,
medicine, and the quest for good health: nutrition, medicine, and culture.
Columbia, 2009.

The Quest For Mental Health

Author: Ian Dowbiggin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139498681
Size: 77.31 MB
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A Tale of Science, Medicine, Scandal, Sorrow, and Mass Society Ian Dowbiggin
... Yet ordinarily this good news about recovered asylum patients was buried
beneath the avalanche of bad press surrounding mental hospitals by the end of
the nineteenth century. Thus, by ... Darwin argued that throughout natural history
species were modified because the fittest individuals survived the fierce struggle
for existence over nature's limited food 56 The Quest for Mental Health

Sensational After 60

Author: Shirley Mitchell
Publisher: Whitaker House
ISBN: 1603747486
Size: 66.28 MB
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m on the metric diet....You just buy a scale that measures your weight in metric.
You can eat whatever you want and never break 100. Extra weight and middle
age just seem to go together. We wake up one morning and discover we're ...
DIET. AND. HEALTH. “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” —
Hippocrates, 400 B.C. Good nutrition is a cornerstone of good health.
Sensationalafter60 ...

The Gluten Free Good Health Cookbook

Author: Annalise G. Roberts
Publisher: Agate Publishing
ISBN: 9781572846609
Size: 41.74 MB
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The transformation began after my sister, Annalise Roberts, was diagnosed with
celiac disease, and I wanted to support her in her quest for delicious gluten-free
food. Together we converted favorite recipes to be gluten free and ... And from my
studies, the idea for the Gluten-Free Good Health Cookbook was born. I began
teaching gluten-free cooking and nutrition classes in 2005, ... That's good
medicine, and it's our prescription for you. We want to help you be healthy and

Health Care As A Social Good

Author: David M. Craig
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 1626160988
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Second, therearethetradeoffs between healthcare andtheother goods that
consumers mightprefer to purchase, whetherother health related goodslike
fitnessand nutritious food or other competing necessitieslike housing and
transportation. Market reformerspredict that whenfaced with thesetradeoffs
consumerswill prioritize healthy choices, wellness activities, and preventive
medicine intheir quest for better health for their money.Yet comparing
marketdriven delivery structures withthe ...

Chocolate As Medicine

Author: Philip K Wilson
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 1782625127
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This book, for the first time, describes the centuries-long quest to uncover chocolate's potential health benefits.