From the unusual sweet-cherry or lettuce, mint, and pea to the traditional mulligatawny and fresh tomato, "Super Soups" advises on how to maximize nutrition to boost every aspect of your lifestyle. Starting with how to make a basic stock, this text then suggests a range of soups using ingredients that help to aid circulation, skin, moods, weight and the immune system. Also included are a chapter on garnishes to accompany the soups and A-Z charts listing the curative powers of soups for a range of common ailments.
Michael van Straten is a highly respected authority on complementary medicine. He has practised as a specialist in the relationship between health, the food we eat, and disease for over thirty-five years. He has presented the highly successful Bodytalk programme on LBC radio for over twenty-five years and regularly appears on television. Michael is the author of a range of health books including the best-selling Superfoods titles and Superjuice, and he is the Alternative Health Editor for Women magazine. He writes regularly for the Daily Express and Sunday Express. He lives in Leighton Buzzard.