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