Food As Medicine : How to Use Diet, Vitamins, Juices, and Herbs for a Healthier, Happier, and Longer Life (Paperback)

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Food is the original--and best--medicine. In this life-changing book Khalsa draws on his 25 years of clinical experience to show how eating the right foods not only improves the way readers look and feel, but can relieve and even cure a wide range of ailments.


Publisher Pocket Books
Mfg Part# 9780743442282
SKU 33907576
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0743442288
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.25L x 0.75T
Author Info
Dharma Singh Khalsa M.D.
A classically-trained physician who has always believed in yoga and meditation, Dharma Singh Khalsa was one of the first doctors to treat patients using both Eastern healing techniques and traditional Western medicine. Born in Ohio, Khalsa first studied yoga while he while a medical student at Creighton University School of Medical School in Omaha, NE. He also studied alternative medicine at the UCLA Medical Acupuncture for Physicians and the Mind/Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School. In 1979, while working as an anesthesiologist in Albuquerque, that he met Yogi Bhajan, learned the once-secret wisdom of Kundalini yoga, and became a practicing Sikh. In his practice, Khalsa introduced meditation, acupuncture, and other alternative treatments for illness, pain, stress, other medical conditions. ||Khalsa has researched long term resilience of brain into advanced age (he served for many years as the president of the Alzheimer's Prevention Foundation in Tucson). In the late 1990s Khalsa became a popular speaker and author. His 1997 book BRAIN LONGEVITY, which prescribes healthy diet, stress management exercise, meditation, and supplements to counter the effects of aging, Alzheimer's, head trauma, and other brain dysfunction. In his second, THE PAIN CURE (1999) he suggests a regime of physical therapy, healthy diet, medication, and meditative pain control. MEDITATION AS MEDICINE (2001) zeros in on a number of chronic ailments (which are backed up by successful case histories) with medical meditation, a technique Khalsa developed based on his expertise in Kundalini Yoga.
"Customers committed to whole foods and sound nutrition will be heartened to read what an open-minded medical doctor has found in his practice and in a thorough examination of medical literature....How valuable is the knowledge contained in FOOD AS MEDICINE? I'm sending a copy to my primary-care physician!"
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Annotation A rare combination of physician and yogi, Khalsa offers a nutritional path that is both spiritually sound and medically tested to relieve depression, insomnia, high blood pressure, and other ailments. Includes a forty-day nutritional plan and numerous recipes.
Annotation 1 Nutritionist, longevity expert, and Kundalini yogi Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa offers a nutritional path that is both spiritually sound and medically tested to relieve depression, insomnia, high blood pressure, and other ailments. He discusses the benefits of eating organic foods, juicing, fasting, and preparing foods in a conscious and mindful way. Most helpful is a section called "Eat This for That," wherein he prescribes specific foods to prevent specific diseases. Helpful appendices provide examples of high-protein vegetarian sources and suggested resources for further investigation into healthy eating.
Editors Note Offers a practical prescriptive guide to achieving health with the right natural foods and supplements, outlining a detailed, forty-day nutritional plan that features health-bolstering recipes.
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