Product Description While the jury is out on chemical estrogen, a growing number of women are seeking natural remedies for the symptoms of menopause. Rich in estrogen as well as the vitamins and calcium that fight off osteoporosis and heart disease, the delicious recipes in The Hot Flash Cookbook are a balm for the symptoms that mark the change of life, including insomnia, depression, dizziness, fatigue, and the infamous hot flashes. The Hot Flash Cookbook, now featuring a new introduction by the author that reflects the HRT controversy, as well as an attractive new cover, serves up dishes made from wholesome ingredients such as soy, fresh herbs, root vegetables, nuts, and fish. Inspired by a variety of delectable ethnic flavors, dishes such as Smoky Yam Cilantro Soup and Green Tofu Bruschetta are sure to please everyone at the table. With a foreword by women's health expert Risa Kagan, MD, The Hot Flahs Cookbook helps women enjoy good health and good food. About the Author Cathy Luchetti won a James Beard award for food for her book Home on the Range . She lives in Oakland, California. Risa Kagan, MD , teaches at UC San Francisco.