The Culinary Pharmacy: Intuitive Eating, Ancestral Healing, and Your Personal Nutrition Plan
Find your ideal foods and cultivate wellness with traditional wisdom
• Weaves together three ancestral healing philosophies with modern nutrition science to show how to discover your ideal eating plan
• Shares recipes, meal plans, food lists, and stories to illustrate the concepts discussed and helps you integrate your own ancestral wisdom into your life
• Offers proven strategies for transforming cravings, changing habits, and reducing the symptoms of chronic illness
Exploring the healing power of food, holistic nutritionist Lisa Masé weaves together three ancestral healing philosophies—Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and the Mediterranean way of eating—with modern nutrition science to help you discover your ideal foods for vibrant health.
The author shares a healing journey to overcome ten years of chronic infection, anxiety, depression, infertility, hypothyroidism, and food sensitivities. Growing up in Italy, Lisa returned to ancestral foods and herbs to regain health. Lisa uncovers the sources of hunger and offers proven folk and scientific strategies for transforming cravings and changing habits, including intuitive practices, medicinal foods and herb protocols, and realignment of the gut-brain axis via the vagus nerve.
The author provides clear, easy-to-follow instructions for determining your unique constitution and how best to heal yourself. Discussing the energetics of food, Lisa explains the importance of personalized nutrition based on genetics, epigenetics, intuitive eating, and seasonal, local foods. Throughout the book, Lisa shares recipes, food lists, meal plans, and stories to illustrate the concepts discussed and to help you easily integrate your ancestral healing wisdom into your life.
Showing how to simplify your eating to cultivate wellness, this engaging and comprehensive guide to the culinary pharmacy provides all the knowledge and tools necessary to help you make your food your medicine.
Praise for The Culinary Pharmacy: Intuitive Eating, Ancestral Healing, and Your Personal Nutrition Plan
“Food is what heals, and where our food comes from and how it’s prepared and savored all matter. Lisa kindly and wisely directs us to the kitchen, to food, and to the wise intelligence of our enteric brain, the gut. And Lisa does so with such deliciousness.”
— Rosemary Gladstar, author of Medicinal Herbs
“The Culinary Pharmacy is not just a book on healthy eating; it is a recipe for living a healthy life. Within the pages of this book are recipes and mindfulness techniques woven together with holistic dietary practices from around the world. Having worked with Lisa personally on my path to health and recommended Lisa’s services to many of my clients, I am thrilled to see Lisa’s knowledge of food as medicine shared in these pages!”
— Salicrow, author of The Path of Elemental Witchcraft and Spirit Speaker: A Medium’s Guide to D