Natural Health, Natural Medicine: The Complete Guide to Wellness and Self-Care for Optimum Health (Paperback)
This landmark book incorporates Dr. Weil’s theories of preventive health maintenance and alternative healing into one extremely useful and readable reference, featuring general diet and nutrition information as well as simple recipes, answers to readers’ most pressing questions, a catalogue of home remedies, invaluable resources, and hundreds of practical tips.
This edition has been expanded to provide advice about low-carb diets, hormone replacement therapy, Alzheimer’s, attention deficit disorder, reflux disease, autism, type 2 diabetes, erectile dysfunction, the flu, and much more.
"An immensely helpful guide, written with clarity and insight by a pioneer in the medicine of the future."—Deepak Chopra
Andrew Weil, M.D., has degrees in biology and medicine from Harvard University. Author of the best-selling Spontaneous Healing and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, he traveled the world experiencing and studying healers and healing systems and has earned an international reputation as an expert on alternative medicine, mind-body interactions, and medical botany. He is the associate director of the Division of Social Perspectives in Medicine and the director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
"It spells out what you need to know to keep yourself in optimum health and to aviod the common debilitating diseases. Keep it handy, read it often." - Dean Ornish, M.D.
"Many regard this book as the bible of natural healing; but even those who are on the fence about alternative medicine should find it to be an entertaining, informative, and highly opinionated beginner's guide to achieving better health without conventional medicine." Amazon.com
"Emphasizing natural therapies that mobilize the body's own healing resources, Weil (U. of Arizona School of Medicine) provides a blueprint for low-cost, preventive health maintenance that is both a general guide on how to stay well and a reference manual to be consulted for specific symptoms. One of the best in a crowded field." Booknews, Inc. —