To take medicine when you are sick is like digging a well only when you are thirsty — is it not already too late? Qi Bo, 2500 BCE
Embrace what the Chinese have known for thousands of years — what you eat flows into every part of your life. Eat in harmony with the seasons. Be healthy. Boost your energy. Look your best. In Food for the Seasons, you will discover how to have a healthy body and a healthy mind.
“The idea of food as medicine has been embraced by the Chinese for thousands of years. This timely book is a good introduction to the traditional Chinese beliefs about the manifold and complex effects foods have on the body... A thought-provoking read.” The Age, Epicure
Professor Lun Wong is one of Australia’s foremost practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine. Born in 1919, Professor Wong moved to Hong Kong in 1949 and Australia in 1974. He is the head of the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine Australia in Melbourne.
Kath Knapsey is a Melbourne-based writer with a longstanding interest in traditional Chinese medicine and an obsession with good food.