Author(s): Susanna Lyle
Whether looking to help with a particular medical condition or maximise your intake of essential fats, vitamins and minerals for optimum health, this is a reference book you cannot do without. Many of us know the importance of eating a wide range of fruit, vegetables and nuts for well-being. But less well-known are the specific beneficial health properties of plants. Plant foods are powerful - they can lower your blood pressure, improve brain function, protect against certain cancers, repair nerve damage ...the key is knowing which plants pack the most punch. Susanna Lyle's new book does just that. Taking over 100 commonly available plant foods, she advises which can help with particular medical conditions or which will maximise your intake of essential fats, vitamins and minerals for optimum health. This is a reference book you cannot do without - and it will save you money on expensive supplements. Find out more at www.growhealthy.net
Dr Susanna Lyle is author of Discovering Fruit & Nuts (2006) and Discovering Vegetables, Herbs & Spices (2009), both published internationally. While researching these books, she uncovered a huge amount of information on the specific nutritional and health benefits of hundreds of edible plants. She has selected over 100 of the most powerful for this book. Susanna was born and educated in the UK and is now based in Northland, where she grows many of the plants she describes.
Includes: 115 commonly available edible plants -- Detailed analysis of what is in the plants and their specific benefits for a range of health issues -- Recipe suggestions accompany many of the entries and tables list plants by vitamin and mineral strength and health benefits for easy reference.