Healing Spices: How to Use 50 Everyday and Exotic Spices to Boost Health and Beat Disease

Healing Spices: How to Use 50 Everyday and Exotic Spices to Boost Health and Beat Disease

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By (author) Bharat B. Aggarwal, With Debora Yost

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  • Publisher: STERLING
  • Format: Hardback | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 178mm x 229mm x 25mm | 812g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1402776632
  • ISBN 13: 9781402776632
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 2-colour throughout, 2-colour illustrations throughout, full colour insert
  • Sales rank: 15,522

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This is an in-depth look at 50 different spices and their curative qualities. It offers spice 'prescriptions' to match the right spice to a specific ailment. It is written by the world's foremost expert of the therapeutic use of culinary spices. 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, taken 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.

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Bharat B. Aggarwal, PhD is a professor in the department of experimental therapeutics in the division of cancer medicine at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He has conducted groundbreaking research in the therapeutic uses of spices and been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, Fitness and Family Circle, among many other magazines and scientific journals. Dr. Aggarwal has been interviewed on ABC and NBC radio affiliates and has delivered more than 300 lectures in 30 countries.