If you or someone you know loves food, eating, adventuring, then this book is for you. From end to end, it will lead you on a discovery of medicinal, culinary, and historical adventures of taste and flavor that will change your life.
Currently, in the United States, it is estimated that over 70% of the population has experienced a traumatic event that resulted in traumatic stress (Sidran Institute, 2012). Of that 70%, approximately 67% have or will develop symptoms of PTSD. At present 7.7 million people have been diagnosed with PTSD in the United States; with approximately 31.3 million more suffering from traumatic stress and comorbid disorders.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH, 2012) the prevalence of traumatic stress and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are on the rise, both through direct and vicarious means. It is estimated currently that between 52-67% of Americans will experience traumatic or repeated traumatic events in their lifetime.