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Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Lifeby Thich Nhat Hanh and Lilian Cheung
Synopses & Reviews
End Your Struggle with Weight.
Your Path Begins Here.
With the scientific expertise of Dr. Lilian Cheung in nutrition and Thich Nhat Hanh's experience in teaching mindfulness the world over, Savor not only helps us achieve the healthy weight and well-being we seek, but also brings to the surface the rich abundance of life available to us in every moment.
"Not your average healthy-eating guide. Savor may have us rethinking every bite, but maybe that's just what we need." Tricycle Magazine
"Among Buddhist leaders influential in the West, Thich Nhat Hanh ranks second only to the Dalai Lama." New York Times
"Hanh and Cheung explore the convergence of nutritional science with Buddhist teaching and find complementary insights. Together, they provide approaches that help to heal both the individual and societal illness that is being manifested as an epidemic of obesity. Everyone can learn from this book." Walter Willett, M.D., author of Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy and Chair, Department of Nutrition Harvard School of Public Health
"The book is recommended not only for those seeking practical advice on how to control excesses leading to overweight but also to anyone wishing to bring balance into his or her everyday life." New Age Retailer
"In their new book, Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life, Lilian Cheung, a nutritionist at Harvard, and Thich Nhat Hanh, a Buddhist teacher, give important advice to dieters about using Buddhist techniques of mindfulness to control overeating." New York Times
"Together, Cheung and Hanh offer a primer on psychological and spiritual health, as well as a practical nutritional guide to healthier eating." Harvard Magazine
"This is a uniquely insightful and positive program for wellness; a book of tested wisdom; practical action; and intellectual, emotional, and spiritual nutriments." Booklist
"Authored by an eminent spiritual leader and a renowned nutritionist, this work infuses science into wisdom and wisdom into science. It is a practical guide to eating mindfully and points the way to attain a healthier weight and a more satisfying life." From the foreword by Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D. President, Institute of Medicine
"Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh and Dr. Lilian Cheung, in Savor, have brought us a profoundly beautiful and powerful guide to mindful eating and living. Please savor it." David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD, Director of the Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Program, Children's Hospital Boston and author, Ending the Food Fight: Guide your Child to a Healthy Weight in a Fast Food/Fake Food World.
"Even if you already have your weight under control, implementing the exercises in this book is bound to enhance the presence and sensuous pleasure of your eating." Basil & Spice
About the Author
Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk. His lifelong efforts to generate peace and reconciliation moved Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to nominate him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. He is the author of many books including the classic Peace Is Every Step and The Art of Power. He lives in France and travels worldwide leading retreats on the art of mindful living.
Dr. Cheung is a Lecturer, Director of Health Promotion & Communication, and Editorial Director of The Nutrition Source website at the Harvard School of Public Health's Department of Nutrition. Her work focuses on translating nutrition science into multimedia resources and community programs that help children, adults, and families lead healthier lives.
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