Cooking With Qi & Conquering Any Disease

Like so many of us, I’ve been watching my nutrition and eating healthfully for years, buying only organic food and the very freshest ingredients possible. Also years ago, I cut out those foods that are known to damage our systems. I thought I was doing well until I heard about Qigong Master Jeff Primack and his food based healing system.

Now, I find that I return to his books over and over again. Conquering Any Disease: The Ultimate High-Phytochemical Food Healing System, and Cooking With QI: The Ultimate High-Phytochemical Cookbook, are a must have addition to any serious health-foodie’s kitchen. There are clearly written explanations for what foods to eat to reverse a number of ailments, such as: heart-disease, diabetes, cancer,obesity, digestive problems, migraines, asthma, arthritis, osteoporosis, hormone decline, and more.

I used to think that just being careful with my diet was enough. But as Jeff Primack notes, “Just eating healthy is not enough. The real secret lies in using “specific foods for specific diseases”. For example, kiwi is quick to help reverse Asthma, which we’ve seen hundreds of our students reverse within 1 week of following the Asthma food protocol. Asthma is a completely unnecessary disease and is nutritionally caused. Other diseases like Arthritis & Diabetes are also frequently reversed with common foods. This information can dramatically change medicine as we know it.”

You don’t have to be sick to start using these books. One of the best parts of this regimen of mindful eating is that by following these recommendations, you can prevent many of the illnesses from ever occuring. But if you are ill already in some way, then these books are really worth checking out.

Click here for more information about Jeff and his books

Click here for a video introduction to Food Based Healing

Click here for a video about the benefits of avocadoes


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| by Cheryl Shainmark

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