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Eating Well for Optimum Health The Essential Guide to Food, Diet, and Nutrition

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ISBN-10: 0375407545

ISBN-13: 9780375407543

Edition: N/A

Authors: Andrew Weil

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At last, a book about eating (and eating well) for health -- from Dr. Andrew Weil, the brilliantly innovative and greatly respected doctor who has been instrumental in transforming the way Americans think about health. Now Dr. Weil -- whose nationwide best-sellers Spontaneous Healing and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health have made us aware of the body's capacity to heal itself -- provides us with a program for improving our well-being by making informed choices about how and what we eat.   He gives us all the basic facts about human nutrition. Here is everything we need to know about fats, protein, carbohydrates, minerals, and vitamins, and their effects on our health. He equips us to make…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/7/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Dr. Andrew Weil, Dr. Andrew Weil graduated from Harvard University. He has taught at the University of Arizona in Tucson, specializing in alternative medicine, medical botany and mind/body interactions. He is the founder of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Services. Dr. Weil is the author of several books which includes the titles "The Natural Mind" (1972), "From Chocolate to Morphine" (with Winifred Rosen, 1983), "Natural Health, Natural Medicine" (1990), "Spontaneous Healing" (1995), and "Eating Well for Optimum Health: The Essential Guide to Food, Diet, and Nutrition" (2000).

The Principles of Eating Well
A Healing Story: From French Fries to Kale
A Healing Story: The Knife and Fork Are Powerful Tools
The Basics of Human Nutrition
The Macronutrients: An Overview
Carbohydrates Revisited: Staff of Life or Stuff of Sickness?
Fat Revisited: The Best Part of Food or the Worst?
Protein Revisited: How Much Is Enough?
The Micronutrients
A Healing Story: A Successful Encounter with Integrative Medicine
A Healing Story: Overcoming Allergies
The Worst Diet in the World
A Healing Story: Learning to Make Healthful Food
The Best Diet in the World
A Healing Story: A Healthy Civic Leader
A Healing Story: I Gave Up Fast Food
A Matter of Weight
A Healing Story: Conquering an Eating Disorder
Buying Food and Eating Out (With a Word About Vibrations)
A Healing Story: Nothing Is Easy
An Alchemist in the Kitchen
A Healing Story: Why I Eat Healthy
The Recipes
Pasta, Rice, Potatoes
The Optimum Diet
Dietary Recommendations for Common Health Concerns
Answers to Common Questions About Food and Nutrition
The Possibility of Surviving Without Eating
Sources of Information, Materials, and Supplies