years ago Hippocrates wrote:
food be your medicine and your medicine be your food. Each one of the
substances in a man’s diet , acts upon his body and change it in some
way, and upon these changes his whole life depends, whether he be in a
health, in sickness or convalescent. To be sure there can be little
knowledge more necessary.
never before we have to reconsider these wise words for in our modern
fast-paced, stressed, overwrought and fear-filled lives and we are not
coping and we and not glowing with abundant health and well-being.
foods , prolific author Margaret Roberts brings nature’s pharmacy into
our homes and into our lives. Step by step a, and easily accessible, she
showcases the super foods and warns of the danger foods , and list the
ailments we suffer from, offering comforting natural ways of correcting
and rebuilding our health and regaining our vitality.
4500 common and lesser- know vegetables, fruit, herbs, spices and other
food plants that are the building blocks of good health are described ,
covering aspects such as:
history and origin
•Instructions on how to grow the plant
uses and major nutrients
how to include the plant in the diet, along with recipes
and household uses and others interesting facts and hints
The book is
essential reading for each of in our quest for heath and energy in an
increasingly stress- filled world.