9780671527990

Chinese Healing Foods

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  • ISBN13:

    9780671527990

  • ISBN10:

    0671527991

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-09-01
  • Publisher: Gallery Books

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Summary

While many Chinese foods are familiar to Americans, their health benefits are for the most part unrealized. Author Lynn Sonberg is out to reveal the many wellness components associated with the foods.

This volume introduces readers to these benefits, as well as teaches them how to shop, prepare, and cook healthful meals.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: Food as Health 1(4)
Part I Healthy Eating: An East/West Perspective 5(56)
CHAPTER ONE: The Yin and Yang of Health
7(22)
CHAPTER TWO: The Healing Properties of Food
29(18)
CHAPTER THREE: Preparing Your Kitchen
47(14)
Part II An East/West Guide to Common Ailments 61(76)
Anemia
64(7)
Arthritis and Rheumatism 67 Back Pain
71(2)
Bad Breath
73(2)
Bronchitis
75(2)
Candidiasis (Yeast Overgrowth)
77(3)
Chronic Fatigue
80(2)
Cold Sores
82(2)
Colds and Coughs
84(2)
Constipation
86(2)
Diabetes
88(3)
Diarrhea
91(3)
Dizziness
94(1)
Ear Infections
95(2)
Flatulence
97(2)
Flu
99(3)
Hay Fever
102(2)
Headache
104(2)
Hemorrhoids
106(2)
Hepatitis
108(2)
Herpes Simplex Type 2 (Genital Herpes)
110(2)
Hypertension
112(3)
Indigestion
115(3)
Insomnia
118(2)
Menopausal Symptoms
120(2)
Menstrual Problems
122(3)
Nausea
125(2)
Pain, Chronic
127(3)
Psoriasis
130(2)
Sinus Infections
132(2)
Urinary Tract Infections
134(3)
Part III Chinese Healing Foods: The Recipes 137(78)
Beverages
141(2)
Green Tea
141(1)
Ginger Tea
142(1)
Soups
143(12)
Basil Coconut Soup with Peppermint Sprigs
143(2)
Beef Essence
145(1)
Fishball Soup
146(1)
Ginseng Chicken Soup
147(1)
Vegetarian Hot and Sour Soup
148(1)
Spinach and Bean Curd Soup
149(1)
Sweet Potato Soup
150(1)
Cold Tomato and Ginger Soup
151(1)
White Fungus (Snow Fungus) in Rich Chicken Broth
152(1)
Winter Melon Soup
153(2)
Vegetables
155(14)
Bean Curd Cubes with Chicken Sauce
155(1)
Steamed Stuffed Bitter Melon
156(2)
Bok Choy with Garlic
158(1)
Broccoli with Sesame Dressing
159(2)
Buddha's Delight with Dried Bean Curd Sticks
161(1)
Eggplant with Hot Bean Paste
162(2)
Kohlrabi with Swiss Chard Ribbons
164(1)
Steamed Pumpkin with Gingered Honey
165(1)
Slivered Radish and Cilantro Salad
166(1)
Silk Squash with Oyster Sauce
167(1)
Yam or Taro Root Braised with Nam Yue
168(1)
Fruit
169(2)
Kumquats in Perfumed Syrup
169(2)
Rice and Noodles
171(10)
Cellophane Noodles with Chinese Celery and Flowering White Cabbage
171(2)
Basic Congee
173(1)
Ginkgo Nut and Bean Curd Stick Congee
174(1)
Lo Mein with Mushrooms
175(2)
Soba Noodles with Mustard Greens
177(1)
Brown Rice with Mung Bean Sprouts and Cabbage Ribbons
178(1)
Coconut Sweet Rice
179(2)
Meat
181(7)
Hoisin Beef with Red and Green Peppers
181(1)
Soybean Sprouts with Beef
182(1)
Spicy Lamb with Wide Rice Noodles
183(2)
Pork Liver with Garlic Chive Flowers
185(1)
Braised Pork with Black Bean Sauce
186(1)
Five-Spice Pork with Nam Yue
187(1)
Fish and Seafood
188(14)
Steamed Carp on Mustard Greens
188(1)
Clams and Mussels in Black Bean Sauce
189(1)
Fish-Filled Wontons
190(2)
Fish with Lemon Sauce
192(1)
Fish Poached with Rice Wine Sauce
193(2)
Mussels Steamed in Rice Wine
195(1)
Oyster, Mushroom, and Bean Curd Stew
196(1)
Oysters Steamed in Egg Custard
197(1)
Scallops with Long Beans
198(1)
Shrimp Wrapped in Seaweed
199(1)
Squid with Thin Wheat Noodles in Spicy Sauce
200(2)
Poultry
202(9)
Steamed Chicken "Cake"
202(1)
Chicken Cubes with Lichee and Plum Sauce
203(2)
Chicken Legs with Pineapple and Mandarin Peel
205(1)
Chicken with Walnuts
206(2)
Braised Duck with Cinnamon, Garlic, and Bamboo
208(1)
Five-Spice Roast Duck
209(2)
Eggs
211(4)
Steamed Custard with Garlic Chives and Shrimp
211(1)
Egg White Crab "Omelet" with Button Mushrooms and Bean Sprouts
212(3)
RESOURCE GUIDE 215(6)
GLOSSARY 221(10)
INDEX 231

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