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Chinese Nutrition Therapy


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Table of Contents

1 Theory
A Introduction to the Basic Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Dietetics
B Methodology of Nutritional Therapy
2 Chinese Nutritional Theory in Practice
3 Chinese Dietetics in Practice
A General Use of Chinese Dietetics
B Specific Use of Chinese Dietetics
4 Food Classification
5 Clinical Examples
6 For the Time-Pressed Reader
7 Glossary

About the Author

General Practitioner in Private Practice in Munich; Founder and Medical Director of the Academy for Acupuncture and TCM (afat), Bochum, Germany


"Kastner's is an excellent introduction to Chinese dietetics for both students and practitioners of Chinese medicine ... I whole-heartedly endorse his book." - Nigel Wiseman

Provides an excellent introduction to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine and the qualitative effects of foods on our health...[Dr.] Kastner offers practical tips on how to adapt Chinese nutrition therapy to Western foodsand cooking methods. The text is beautifully produced, with many tables for clear reading. A great reference for practitioners, students and teachers of Chinese diet therapy.--The Lantern

"The author has done a very good job of introducing and explaining some often hard-to-get concepts and theories associated with TCM and Chinese dietetics...breakdowns, symbols, and highlights...help readers get key messages and points...anoyone interested in this topic should consider reading it."--American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine

"Well written...offers practical examples of the application of TCM...Dr. Kastner vividly captures the essence of TCM and its applications in nutritional therapy in a sensible and accurate manner...a welcome addition to the libraries of nutritional consultants and dietitians, herbalists, naturopathic doctors, physicians and nurses."--HerbalGram

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