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Eight Weeks to Optimum Health: A Proven Program for Taking Full Advantage of Your Body's Natural Healing Power

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Publisher Comments:

In Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, Dr. Andrew Weil translates the brilliant insights and discoveries he outlined in his acclaimed bestseller, Spontaneous Healing, into a practical plan of action: a week-by-week, step-by-step program for enhancing and protecting present and lifelong health. The Eight-Week Program sets up a foundation for healthy living that will keep your body's natural healing system in peak working order. With clearly defined and authoritatively informed recommendations, Dr. Weil explains how to

 ¸  Build a lifestyle that protects you from premature illness and disability
 ¸  Fine-tune your current eating habits so that your diet is more nutritious
 ¸  Walk and stretch in regimens that satisfy weekly exercise requirements
 ¸  Safeguard your healing system by adding four antioxidant supplements--vitamin C and E, selenium, and mixed carotenes--to your diet
 ¸  Incorporate five basic breathing exercises for greater relaxation and energy
 ¸  Benefit from visualization, overcome sleeping problems, and test and filter your water supply
 ¸  Make art, music, and the natural world more important parts of your life

PLUS--a dozen tailored programs that address the specific needs of pregnant women, senior citizens, overweight people, and those at risk for cancer.

Synopsis:

Now Dr. Andrew Weil translates the brilliant insights and discoveries he outlined in Spontaneous Healing into a week-by-week, step-by-step program for enhancing and protecting present and lifelong health. His Eight-Week Program sets up a foundation for healthy living that will keep the body's healing system in peak working order.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-265) and index.

About the Author

Andrew Weil, M.D., has worked for the National Institute of Mental Health and for fifteen years was a Research Associate in Ethnopharmacology at the Harvard Botanical Museum. He has traveled extensively throughout the world collecting information about the medicinal properties of plants, altered states of consciousness, and healing. He has written for the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Nature, The New England Journal of Medicine and other national publications. He is under constant demand to lecture and appear on radio and television. He is currently Associate Director of the Division of Social Perspectives in Medicine, and Director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where he practices natural and preventive medicine. Eight Weeks to Optimum Health is his seventh book.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449000267
Author:
Weil, Andrew
Publisher:
Random House
Author:
Weil Andrew
Author:
Andrew Weil, M.D.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Naturopathy
Subject:
Healthy Living
Subject:
Health behavior
Subject:
Self-care, health
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Publication Date:
January 1997
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.22x5.51x.67 in. .58 lbs.

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