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La Dolce Vegan!

Categories: Cookbooks, Cooking tips, Food Culture, Vegan

LaDolceVegan_books_shop_store_canada_vivagranola.jpg Know someone that has decided to go vegan?  Have you decided yourself?  La Dolche Vegan is a great book for any beginner vegan.  The recipes are simple to follow, and the ingredients are easy to find in the store.  Sarah Kramer includes recipes with faux meats, and also just straight up veggie fare.  In the back, she gives ideas on how to substitute the things I would never give up such as butter, but you will be impressed by how she gets around those things.  The author of the […]

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Book: Guide to Traditional Chinese Food Energetics

Categories: Articles, Cookbooks, Eastern Nutrition, Food Energetics

This is a nice quick-reference book for Food Energetics.  Gives straightforward tables for food groups, and TCM properties in table-formats. Gives a bit of TCM introductory theory, but the reference tables are where the real information is… Helping Ourselves: A Guide to Traditional Chinese Food Energetics by Daverick Leggett http://www.amazon.com/Helping-Ourselves-Daverick-Leggett/dp/0952464…

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The Beautiful Truth, film and book…anti-cancer diet therapy…?

Categories: Articles

http://www.encognitive.com/node/2313

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Great Nutrition Web site / book, with links to various health related topics

Categories: Articles, Cookbooks, Eastern Nutrition, Nutritional Information, Western Medicine

I recently was invited to see a friend give a speech along with a nutritionist named Liz Lipski. She is a PhD in nutrition and certified in holistic nutrition. Her talk was fantastic and some of the research bridged the gap between science and TCM, specifically relating to some of the concepts of diet and genetics/disease prognosis. I recommend her book Digestive Wellness and there are lots of other things on the web site to look into. I feel in our medicine we may sometimes rely on herbs and acu […]

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Patient Resources — books and movies

Categories: Articles

There have been a number of great books and movies in the past few years that connect the modern American diet and its concomitant issues with industrialized food production methods. I thought I’d recommend some of them here in case anyone treats a patient who is enthusiastic about the subject of diet and wants to learn more. If you’ve read or seen other interesting books or movies about this subject, or about diet at all, please add them to this discussion. I’d love to hear what other people have found […]

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