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Holistic Health Through Macrobiotics : A Complete Guide to Mind-Body Healing

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ISBN-10: 087040895X

ISBN-13: 9780870408953

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michio Kushi, Edward Esko

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List price: $19.00
Publisher: Japan Publications (U. S. A.), Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Michio Kushi is a leader in the international macrobiotic community. The author of many books, Kushi received the Award of Excellence from the United Nations Writers Society. In recognition of his role in launching the modern health and diet revolution, the Smithsonian Institution opened a permanent Kushi Family Collection on Macrobiotics and Alternative Health Care in 1999. Kushi lives in Brookline, Massachusetts. Alex Jack is an author, teacher, and dietary counselor. He is the author or editor of several books, including The Cancer Prevention Diet, Imagine a World Without Monarch Butterflies, and The Mozart Effect. President of Amberwaves, a network devoted to preserving whole grains…    

Holistic Perspectivesp. 11
Unity in Diversityp. 12
Polarityp. 14
Alpha and Omega, Yin and Yangp. 17
Polarity within Polarityp. 23
Opposites Attractp. 26
Likes Repelp. 30
Cycles of Energyp. 33
The Five Energiesp. 36
The Cycle of Twelvep. 43
Spiral Motionp. 47
Implications for Health and Healingp. 50
Balancing Yin and Yangp. 54
Mind/Body Healingp. 57
The Mind in Healingp. 58
Biochemical Pathwaysp. 62
Bioenergetic Pathwaysp. 64
The Chakrasp. 66
The Meridiansp. 70
Development of the Chakrasp. 72
Meridians as Channels of Consciousnessp. 74
The Tree of the Bodyp. 81
Consciousness and Brain Functionp. 82
Evolution of Consciousnessp. 85
Left-Right Balancep. 88
Solving Emotional Problemsp. 89
Front-Back Balancep. 90
Balancing Heaven and Earthp. 93
Intuition and Healthp. 94
The Survival Responsep. 96
Faith Healing and Miracle Curesp. 99
Creating a Positive Imagep. 101
Meditation and Visualizationp. 102
Visualizing Healing Energyp. 104
Natural Meditationp. 106
Diet and Consciousnessp. 107
Dissolving Energy Blocksp. 109
Holistic Healingp. 113
Spiritual Dimensions of Healingp. 116
Nourishing the Spiritp. 120
Healing with Energyp. 124
Our Internal and External Bodyp. 125
The Chakras in Healingp. 131
The Spiritual Cause of Sicknessp. 133
Tests of Flexibilityp. 134
A Centered Dietp. 136
Artificial Interference in the Bodyp. 140
Treating the Chakrasp. 142
Drug-Free Headache Reliefp. 145
Using the Meridiansp. 146
Energy Balance in the Organsp. 147
Origin and Treatment of Epilepsyp. 148
Correcting Energy Imbalancesp. 151
Calming and Activating Treatmentsp. 152
Palm Healingp. 154
Unusual Illnessesp. 160
Massage and Bodyworkp. 166
Massagep. 167
Do-Inp. 185
Body Scrubbingp. 188
Foot Soakingp. 189
Dimensions of Diagnosisp. 190
Headp. 190
Facep. 195
Handsp. 208
Seeing the Mind and Emotions in the Fingers and Toesp. 216
Dimensions of Diagnosisp. 218
Diagnosis of Mental/Psychological Tendenciesp. 225
Diagnosis of Handwritingp. 229
Speaking and Writingp. 231
Diagnosis of the Pulsesp. 238
Pulse Diagnosis of Emotionp. 240
Pulse Diagnosis of Intellect and View of Lifep. 243
Conclusionp. 245
Macrobiotic Dietp. 247
Food Ratiosp. 249
The Energy of Foodp. 251
Macrobiotic Principlesp. 258
General Guidelinesp. 265
Proper Cookingp. 281
Way of Life Suggestionsp. 282
The Spiral of Healingp. 284
Back along the Spiralp. 286
The Scope of Macrobiotic Healingp. 290
Food as Medicinep. 300
Liver and Gallbladderp. 303
Heart and Small Intestinep. 305
Pancreas, Spleen, and Stomachp. 308
Lungs and Large Intestinep. 313
Kidneys and Bladderp. 317
Medicinal Uses of Foodsp. 319
Macrobiotic Home Remediesp. 333
Afterwordp. 340
Appendix: Principles of the Order of the Universep. 353
Macrobiotic Resourcesp. 355
Recommended Readingp. 357
About the Authorsp. 362
Indexp. 363
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