Foods That Heal, 2nd Edition - H K Bakhru

Foods That Heal

There are numerous disorders that can be prevented and treated by eating natural foods rich in minerals, vitamins, trace elements, vital nutrients and other substances which have positive medicinal properties.

Examples abound: The ancients knew that apple cleansed the blood, controlled high blood pressure and stimulated the flow of urine. Now, science has validated this. Apples lower sodium chloride, increase potassium and body’s alkaline reserves.

Medical research has established onion as an effective preventive against heart disease; they correct thrombosis and reduce blood cholesterol. Garlic juice dissolves accumulated mucus in the sinus cavities, bronchial tubes, lungs and reduces the severity of asthmatic attacks. Blood sugar is controlled by amla; it stimulates production of insulin.

Scurvy resists treatment with synthetic vitamin C, yet responds quickly to certain vegetables and fruit like cabbage, lemon and limes. The list is endless…

Lucid, easy-to-follow and devoid of medical jargon, the book is an invaluable guide for a better understanding of health, food and natural remedies.


H K Bakhru enjoys countrywide reputation as an expert naturopath and a writer on the subject. His well researched articles on nature cure, health and nutrition appear regularly in the media.

A diploma holder in naturopathy, he is a member of the Nature Cure Practitioners’ Guild in Mumbai. He has made extensive study on naturopathy and herbalism. He spends his retired life propagating and practising nature cure and is always willing to offer advice to those who seek his help.

His other books, all bestsellers, are Herbs That Heal, Vitamins That Heal, and Natural Home Remedies for Common Ailments and Conquering Diabetes Naturally.

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