From the best-selling author of Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, an original, reassuring and practical book on food, diet and nutrition, including 75 - 100 recipes. In his new book, the immensely popular and hugely trusted Dr Andrew Weil focuses on how food can influence health and well-being. He makes clear that an optimal diet should not only supply the basic needs of the body for calories and nutrients but should also reduce risks of disease and fortify the body's defenses and intrinsic mechanisms of healing. Dr Weil establishes that how we eat is an important determinant of how we feel and how we age and that food can function as medicine to influence a variety of common aliments.
Dr Andrew Weil is the author of Eight Weeks to Optimum Health and Spontaneous Healing. He is the leader in the new field of Integrative Medicine, which combines the best ideas and practices of conventional and alternative medicine.