Most of us know that the key to good health is a wellbalanced diet with plenty of fruit and vegetables. However, many foods also have potent healing properties. This invaluable guide to the healing powers of food combines a practical reference section with a collection of delicious, health-giving recipes. It describes how different foods can be used to improve your health, which foods should be avoided to reduce the risk of certain conditions, and provides advice on how to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. The recipe section includes dishes to suit every occasion, from soups, appetizers and salads to main courses, desserts, cakes and bakes. Each one shows which common allergens it is free from, and each health condition has its own easy-to-follow index of healing recipes to help you choose the right recipe for your diet. The ultimate guide to healing foods with advice and essential information on food allergies, diabetes, cancer prevention, arthritis and heart disease. Over 300 health and delicious recipes - each marked with a simple key so that you can see at a glance which recipes to choose. Commonsense guidance on food allergies, diabetes, cancer prevention, arthritis and heart disease and how they can be helped by good nutrition. Features advice on eating for health, foods to avoid and ways to build up a healthy store cupboard.