Rudolph Ballentine, MD
Diet & Nutrition is a holistic and comprehensive overview of the Eastern and Western perspectives of nutrition. Years ahead of its time upon publication, this modern classic continues to be the go-to wellness resource for teachers, physicians, and scholars of nutrition and holistic health.
This eye-opening text on healthy living brings the ageless insights of the East together with the modern scientific discoveries of the West. The facts are presented clearly and precisely, providing the reader with an in-depth understanding and practical approach to what is otherwise a complex and confusing subject.
All students of health and nutrition will find their particular interests addressed in this comprehensive volume. This ideal reference guide will help you explore:
- The history of dietary patterns in America
- Advice on how to plan a balanced diet
- Insight on the effects of food and eating habits on the mind and emotions
- The ayurvedic approach to diet
About the Author
Rudolph Ballentine, MD, is a pioneer of the holistic health movement and graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine. He is the director of the Center for Holistic Medicine, which offers integrative approaches to treatment such as psychotherapy, homeopathy, ayurveda, yoga, meditation, and applied kinesiology. Dr. Ballentine also served as the president of the Himalayan Institute for 12 years and as the director of its Combined Therapy Department for 18 years. He is the author of several books, including Radical Healing.
"A brilliant book, Diet and Nutrition is a clear, concise, complete statement about the many facets of nutrition and the relationship between diet and well-being. This book is an absolute must."
— Ken Dychtwald, author of BodyMind
"A superb book - Diet and Nutrition should be read by all physicians."
— C. Norman Shealy, MD, PhD Founder and Past President, American Holistic Medical Association
"A wonderful book. If I were forced to choose one book on nutrition from my extensive library, this would be it. Almost every chapter could have been produced legitimately as an excellent booklet, and l would have bought them all ... This wonderful book is an eye opener ... highly recommended."
— Contemporary Time
Publisher: Himalayan Institute
Copyright: 1978, Current printing 2014
6" x 9"
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