8 Weeks to Optimum Health

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8 Weeks to Optimum Health

A Proven Program for Taking Full Advantage of Your Body's Natural Healing Power

By Andrew Weil

Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345498021, 306pp.

Publication Date: August 28, 2007

Description
Now expanded and updated the #1 "New York Times" bestselling book in which one of America's most brilliant doctors shares his famous program for improving and protecting your health
"Eight Weeks to Optimum Health" lays out Dr. Andrew Weil's famous week-by-week, step-by-step plan that will keep your body's natural healing system in peak working order. It covers diet, exercise, lifestyle, stress, and environment all aspects of daily living that affect health and well-being. This revised edition includes the most up-to-date findings on such vital subjects as cholesterol, antioxidants, trans fats, toxic residues in the food supply, soy products, and vitamins and supplements, together with a greatly enhanced source list of information and supplies. Inside you will learn how to
develop eating habits for greater health and well-being
start an effective exercise program based on walking and stretching
work with breathing patterns to decrease stress and improve energy
solve sleeping problems
eliminate toxins from your diet
minimize environmental hazards in your daily life
Plus programs tailored to the specific needs of pregnant women, senior citizens, overweight people, and those at risk for cancer.
If there is a heaven, sixtysomething Weil is headed there, but if he practices what he preaches, probably not for some time yet.
" London Times "
Dr. Andrew Weil is an extraordinary phenomenon.
"The Washington Post.


About the Author
Andrew Weil, M. D. is a world-renown leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing-oriented approach to health care, which encompasses body, mind, and spirit. He holds an undergraduate and medical degree from Harvard University. Approximately 10 million of Dr. Weil's books have been sold, including Spontaneous Healing, 8 Weeks to Optimal Health, and Healthy Aging.


Praise For 8 Weeks to Optimum Health

“If there is a heaven, sixtysomething Weil is headed there, but if he practices what he preaches, probably not for some time yet.”
– London Times

“Dr. Andrew Weil is an extraordinary phenomenon.”
–The Washington Post