The New Complete Book of Herbs, Spices and Condiments : A Nutritional, Medical and Culinary Guide

The New Complete Book of Herbs, Spices and Condiments : A Nutritional, Medical and Culinary Guide

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Lists over one hundred herbs, spices, and condiments, providing information on their nutritional profile, benefits, possible side effects, chemical makeup, and various uses.

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An alphabetical guide to the nutritional, medical, and culinary uses of many plant products, condiments such as salt, vinegar, and soy sauce, and human-made flavorings like Aspartame and imitation bacon bits. Each one- to two-page entry includes basic information about the item, such as its origins and which parts are used in food; a nutritional profile; its uses as a flavoring; how it affects the body, including benefits, adverse effects, and plant/drug interactions; and how to use the item in food, around the house, in the garden, or as a home remedy. Appendices list herbs used only in commercial pharmaceuticals and herbs that are poisonous. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Facts on file, 2001
Edition: 2nd
ISBN: 9780816041534
0816041539
Characteristics: 422 p. index ; cm
Additional Contributors: Rinzler, Carol Ann

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