Food as Medicine
Healing Spices: How to Use 50 Everyday and Exotic Spices to Boost Health and Beat Disease
Breakthrough scientific research is finding that spices, even more than herbs, fruits, and vegetables, are loaded with antioxidants and other unique health-enhancing compounds. Studies of dietary patterns around the world confirm that spice-consuming populations have the lowest incidence of such life-threatening illnesses as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer's. Bharat B. Aggarwal, the world's foremost expert on the therapeutic use of culinary spices, takes an in-depth look at 50 different spices and their curative qualities and also offers spice prescriptions, categorised by health condition, to match the right spice to a specific ailment.