Volume 6, Number 2 (9-2016)                   cmja 2016, 6(2): 1535-1550 | Back to browse issues page


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Akbarzadeh T, Shams Ardekani M, Karimpour-Razkenari E, Vahedi Mazdabadi N, Saeedi M, Jahanbakhsh S, et al . Investigation of some Iranian foods known as “Ash and Shourba” for diseases prevention from Iranian Traditional Medicine point of view. cmja. 2016; 6 (2) :1535-1550
URL: http://cmja.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-401-en.html

Associate professor , akbarza@tums.ac.ir
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Introduction: In Iranian traditional medicine and nourishment, cullises and pottages have been the basis of diet, because of their easily cooking way and their optimum digestion. Since the onset of different kinds of diseases have been the result of changing lifestyle especially their eating habits in modern society, the amendment of the diet and consideration of the emphasized Iranian Traditional medicine principals could be a pertinent way in the prevention and treatment of the diseases.

 Content: Cullises and pottages are food-drugs which have a significant role in excreting corrupt humors, so they could be effective in the prevention and treatment of diseases such as constipation and cardiovascular diseases. In this review study, referring to reliable sources of Iranian Traditional medicine, different kinds of pottages have been introduced and their effects on the prevention and treatment of the diseases have been investigated.

Result:Today, observance of the principals of proper nutrition as a main method prevention and treatment have been considered. It seems that the promotion of the society’s health can be achieved with the exact investigation of the curative effects of cullises and pottages, in addition to better recognition the properties of these food-drugs.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Traditional medicine

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