"Everything in moderation."
|Kale in the early spring garden|
updated Feb 2018
|Oatmeal, from soaked steel-cut oats. |
Recipe in Nourishing Traditions.
As my grandpa often says, "everything in moderation".
Moderation is a basic nutritional concept in East Asian Medicine and, therefore, Integrative Medicine.
These are some good, accessible resources for learning more about whole foods nutrition and nutrition basics from an integrative medicine perspective.
You may hear the wisdom from your grandparents or great-grandparents echo-ing through these books.
The short list:
- the book, In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
- the book, The Omnivore's Dilemma, young reader edition by Michael Pollan
- the book, Food Rules by Michael Pollan
- the book, Heal Your Child from the Inside Out: the 5-element way to nurturing healthy, happy kids by Robin Ray Green, L.Ac.
“Doctors should first understand the cause of disease, then treat it with diet. Medicine should only be used if diet fails.” --Sun Si-Miao
|Yummy home-made Eggs Benedict|
The Longer List, with my family's current favorite Cookbooks!
- Chop Chop: The Kids’ Guide to Cooking Real Food with Your Family by Sally Sampson
- 400 Best-Ever Soups by Anne Sheasby
- Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats by Sally Fallon
- The Art of Fermentation by Sandor Katz.
- The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table recipes for the Traditional Foods Lifestyle by Jennifer McGruther
- The Cookbook for Kids by Lisa Atwood
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