By Liu Jilin. 7.5" x 9.5", 252 pg, paperback. Covering concepts, origin, development, general properties of food, application, method, 200 foodstuffs. The book includes description for 80 various illnesses, listing recommended foods, foods to avoid and diet recipes according to pattern discrimination. A glossary arranged by common name cross references latin and pinyin equivalents. Bibliography, general index, food index and symptom index.