The Ayurvedic Guide to Diet and Weight Loss: The Sattva Program

Lotus Press
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This extraordinary book presents a time-tested, simple, and medically sensible approach to weight loss and maintenance. Viewing the body as a pattern of intelligence that is unique for each person, Ayurveda provides the key to establishing the body's natural state of balance. Besides being an extremely powerful and efficient path to weight loss, this tenet has applications for strengthening immunity, preventing disease, and achieving higher levels of well-being than we ever thought possible. Dr. Gerson has given us a very practical, deeply insightful resource that will serve as a guide for all readers interested in optimal health and weight control.
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About the author

Scott Gerson, M.D. is one of the country's leading authorities on Ayurvedic Medicine and he is well versed in virtually all modalities of alternative medicine. He received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, where he helped to establish that institution's first course for medical students on alternative medical treatments. Dr. Gerson received his formal training in Ayurvedic Medicine at the Ayurvedic College in Trivandrum, India and is currently in the Ph.D. program at the prestigious Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya and the University of Poona. He is currently president of The National Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine and serves as the executive director of The Foundation for Holistic Medical Research, a non-profit organization which objectively evaluates complementary medical therapies for safety and efficacy.

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Publisher
Lotus Press
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Published on
Dec 31, 2002
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Pages
401
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ISBN
9780910261296
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Language
English
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Genres
Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / Diets
Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / Weight Loss
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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