Foodwise: Understanding what We Eat and how it Affects Us : the Story of Human Nutrition
Through her daughter's illness, Wendy Cook began to study the deep aspects of nutrition, and particularly the effects of different foods on human health and consciousness. In Foodwise she presents a cornucopia of ideas, advice and commentary, informed by the work of Rudolf Steiner. Cook relates human evolution to changes in consciousness and the consumption of different foods, considering among other topics the importance of agricultural methods, the nature of the human being, the significance of grasses and grains, the mystery of human digestion and the question of vegetarianism. She also analyzes the nutritional (or otherwise) qualities of carbohydrates, minerals, fats and oils, milk and dairy products, herbs and spices, salt and sweeteners, stimulants, legumes, the nightshade family, bread, water and dietary supplements. She ends this comprehensive survey of nutrition with practical tips on cooking, planning menus, children's food and sharing meals--and some mouth-watering recipes!
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The History of Nutrition A study of the evolution of food and human consciousness
The Fourfold Human Being
Grasses and Grains The origins and mythology of the cereals
Bread and Bread Making
The Nightshade Family
Milk and Dairy Products
Fats and Oils
Minerals and the Question of Dietary Supplements
Herbs and Spices
What Happens in Nutrition?
The Question of Vegetarianism
The Threefold Plant
Carbohydrates and Sweeteners
Coffee Tea and Chocolate
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Foodwise: Understanding what We Eat and how it Affects Us : the Story of ...
Wendy E. Cook
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