A journey of discovery about good healthy nutrition, which will help us live better, from history to cuisine, from science to farming techniques. Health is a precious commodity which we can take care of through the careful choice of food, where fruit and vegetables have a privileged place. After all, plants in general have always been the natural way of preventing and curing the most common diseases. Besides offering a series of curiosities that allow exploring the
history of our eating habits, in this precious book the reader will find precise information on the beneficial effects of some vegetable garden products, their curative and nutritional principles, how to cultivate them and use them in our cooking.
On this last issue, the very last section of the book is focused on appetizing recipes; more than 180 recipes are included, which are the result of the creative flair of some of the best chefs in the restaurant world.
Ciro Vestita is a dietician, phytotherapist and paediatrician. His work focuses on phytotherapy applied to obesity and other metabolic illnesses. He lives in Pisa, where he teaches phytotherapy and nutrition. He works as a dietician and phytotherapist in Pisa and Florence.
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