From the back cover:
"More and more people are becoming aware of the link between nutrition and well-being. However, such is the abundance of ideas on nutrition and health that people are often uncertain as to what dietary principles to follow. In this practical and informative book Paula Bartimeus pulls together all the strand of nutritional thought into one exciting system - eating with the seasons.
"The origins of seasonal eating lie in ancient Chinese beliefs that the secrets of good health are to be had from living in harmony with nature. These age-old principles are rediscovered in this wonderful book, which shows that by eating according to what is seasonally available we can keep our connection with the earth and acquire the necessary nourishment to support our health and keep ourselves in balance.
"With a practical year-long guide to healthy eating plus delicious seasonal vegetarian recipes, essential information on healthy foods and an analysis of food groups and nutrients, this is a remarkable and authoritative fact-filled guide to eating our way towards optimum health."