With this introduction to Chinese dietary therapy for treating pediatric diseases and conditions, the author makes the therapeutic recipes behind Chinese medicine accessible to Western practitioners and families. The book comprehensively describes the concepts behind Chinese dietetic theory and explains the principles of food management for children.
This concise, easy-to-follow work forges a clinical connection between Eastern and Western medicine, artfully combining Western medical conditions with modes of TCM assessment. It describes the properties and functions of the 150 foods and herbs that make up the dietary recipes in this book. It also provides over 200 dietary recipes, treating 24 kinds of common childhood diseases and conditions.