Food is more than just fuel; it's key in helping us live longer, healthier lives. Looking carefully at the science of nutrition, Dale Pinnock uses his culinary skills to create practical, delicious dishes that are a pleasure to eat but also alleviate a variety of ailments and illnesses. From antioxidant-rich blueberries that aid the heart and circulation to shiitake mushrooms to boost the immune system, these ingredients target the skin; joints; respiratory, digestive, metabolic, and nervous systems; and even fatigue and hangovers The recipes include Herbed Mediterranean Frittata, Thai Fish Soup, a Roasted Vegetable and Guacamole Open Sandwich, Wholemeal Bean Quesadillas, and-because everyone deserves a sweet treat-Mint Chocolate No-Cheese Cake Pinnock also provides a general overview of conditions and what foods can help heal them.
The Medicinal Chef, Dale Pinnock, is the pre-eminent voice in eating for good health. He has degrees in Human Nutrition and Herbal Medicine and a Masters in Nutritional Medicine, so he knows what foods really do your body good, and why. He has worked as a chef and knows the importance of using affordable, accessible ingredients to make it easy for everyone to unlock the full potential of the nutrients. He also collaborates regularly with GPs and other health professionals to teach people that good diet is instrumental in good health. Dale is the author of the best-selling The Medicinal Chef: Eat Your Way to Better Health, The Medicinal Chef: Healthy Every Day (winner of the Guild of Food Writers Miriam Polunin Award for Work on Healthy Eating), The Power of Three and the ground-breaking series of books to target specific ailments - Diabetes, Heart Disease, Digestion, Anxiety & Depression.