Miriam Polunin profiles the top 50 foods with outstanding therapeutic properties describing for example how broccoli may reduce the risk of heart disease cancer stroke and cataracts and how garlic can aid the circulation and the body’s resistance to infection. She explains why each food is so beneficial and suggests balanced eating plans that combine key foods to safeguard health. Featuring a collection of mouthwatering recipes to help you enjoy the top 50 foods this book is the essential guide to good food for improving health and alleviating illness. Representing outstanding value for money this stylish and contemporary series has been specially created for everyone with a busy lifestyle. Highly practical and inspiring the “DK Living” series embraces every aspect of a wide range of popular topics from gardening and cookery to beauty and sports. Each title covers both basic and more advanced information including a clear explanation of the subject equipment and preparation. Detailed step-by-step photographs and instructions take the reader systematically through all the techniques. The highly visual approach combined with clear uncluttered presentation make each title exceptionally easy to follow.