Food as Medicine for Body and Soul

  • Geraldine Mitton

Abstract

There is a great body of evidence which clearly shows that nutritional factors including phyto chemicals are beneficial in prevention of cancer, heart disease, chronic degenerative disease, and premature aging. Anti oxidants, bioflavonoids and lycopenes as well as specific plants and foods with healing properties, are discussed. A modified fruit fast acts as a catalyst to promote inner healing and enhanced immunity. A mainly vegetarian regime would seem to be the most beneficial dietary program to promote optimal health.

Keywords

Curcuma Longa Vegetarian Diet Cranberry Juice Licorice Root Chronic Degenerative Disease 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Geraldine Mitton
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  1. 1.Cleto Saporetti FoundationHigh Rustenberg HydroStellenboschSouth Africa

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