Healing Spices: How to Use 50 Everyday and Exotic Spices to Boost Health and Beat Disease
Publish Date: 2011-01-04
Author: Bharat B. Aggarwal PhD;Debora Yost
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 offers spice prescriptions-categorized by health condition-to match the right spice to a specific ailment.