Nature''s cycles affect not only the external climate, but also our internal health and mental well-being. With this as its primary tenet, STAYING HEALTHY WITH THE SEASONS revolutionized the fields of preventive and integrated medicine when it was first published in 1981, and introduced a seasonal approach to nutrition, disease prevention, and mind-and-body fitness. A leading practitioner of the season-based lifestyle theory, Dr. Elson Haas provides simple, logical advice for achieving glowing good health: Bring the mind and body into balance with the earth, and consume a diet that emphasizes in-season, chemical-free foods. Joining Western and Eastern medicines with seasonal nutrition, herbology, and exercise practices, this timeless classic, revised for the 21st century, provides the keys to staying healthy from spring right on through winter. A landmark text in mind/body health and seasonal nutrition, revised for the new millennium, with a new introduction, updated resources, and extended appendices. Makes seasonal recommendations for detoxification, diet, and exercise programs. Previous edition has sold over 125,000 copies.
About the Author
Elson M. Haas, M.D., Medical Director of the Preventive Medical Center of Marin in San Rafael, California, is one of the nation's leading practitioners of integrative medicine. Dr. Haas's highly acclaimed books include Staying Healthy with Nutrition, The Detox Diet (Quality Paperback Book Club Best Health Book, 1998), A Diet for All Seasons, and Staying Healthy with the Seasons. He lives with his family on a farm in Sonoma County, California, where he grows food and raises animals.
Cameron Stauth, one of America's leading medical writers, is the author of nine critically acclaimed books, including Brain Longevity, The Pain Cure (both with D. S. Khalsa, M.D.), and The New Approach to Cancer. His many articles have appeared in Esquire, Prevention, and the New York Times Magazine.
One of the classics in the field of integrative medicine. -Dr. Andrew Weil, author of 8 Weeks to Optimum Health"This is the kind of book that helps to redefine healing. Instead of offering drugs and surgery, it advocates a natural path that helps us to heal from within." -Michael Samuels, author of The Well Body Book