Books by Dr. Deepak Chopra
Among his best- selling works are: The Path to
Love (1997) , Ageless Body/Timeless Mind (1993) , Journey Into Healing (1994) , Perfect
Health Library: Perfect Digestion, Perfect Weight, Restful Sleep (1990) , The Return of
Merlin (1996) , The Way of the Wizard (1996) , Creating Health (1995) , Creating Affluence
(1995) , The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (1994) , Quantum Healing(1989) ,
Unconditional Life (1991)
Perfect Health : The Complete Mind/Body
By Dr. Deepak Chopra
The world's leading
spokesperson for a growing movement of physicians who believe that many of today's health
problems can be alleviated by combining Western medicine with ancient Eastern healing
methods presents a groundbreaking, step-by-step guide to total physical and mental
well-being. 55 line drawings.
Quantum Healing : Exploring the Frontiers of Mind Body
Quantum Healing shines with the mystery, wonder
and hope of "miraculous" recoveries from cancer and other serious illnesses. Dr.
Chopra brings together the most recent research on this topic from Western medicine and
the Ayurvedic medical tradition.
Weight : The Complete Mind/Body Program for Achieving and Maintaining Your Ideal Weight
Eminent physician and best-selling author of Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, Deepak Chopra
now offers readers a complete mind-body program for achieving and maintaining their ideal
weight. Perfect Weight shows how to eliminate food cravings and compulsive eating habits,
discover a new way to exercise, and maintain health and vigor.
||The Chopra Center Cookbook: Nourishing Body and
The Chopra Center Cookbook includes thirty days of
delicious and balanced meal plans and more than 250 easy-to-make, sumptuous recipes for
all occasions. The Chopra Center Cookbook is rooted in both the latest cutting-edge
nutritional science and the worlds most ancient health system, Ayurveda, related to
yoga. Ayurveda recommends that we all partake of the six tastes of lifesweet, sour,
bitter, salty, astringent, and pungentand the recipes in this book are balanced to
appeal to all six tastes for optimal digestion and enjoyment.
Chopra Center Herbal Handbook: Forty Natural Prescriptions for Perfect Health
People around the world are
increasingly working with their own bodies to restore balance. They're using medicines
found in nature to avoid the side effects of antibiotics and turning to traditions that
have passed the test of time. The oldest medical system of all is Ayurveda, which dates
back 5,000 years to its origins in India. In The Chopra Center Herbal Handbook, Deepak
Chopra, M.D., and David Simon, M.D., draw on the forty most important herbs of Ayurveda,
from aloe and amrit kalash
||Perfect Digestion: The Key to Balanced Living (Perfect Health Library Series)
Or the millions of Americans whose digestive
disorders fail to respond to conventional medical treatments, Dr. Chopra offers an
alternative approach based upon the principles of Ayurvedic medicine. Among the topics
covered are the relationship between emotions and intestinal functions, biological rhythms
and neuromuscular integration, and the importance of diet.
on Ayurvedic Nutrition
Chopra has also emphasized the importance of a proper diet in order to maintain total
health. Again, the Ayurvedic approach to nutrition is a consciousness- based approach, so
that more important than any approach is "awareness of one's interaction with food as
part of conscious universe." This awareness exists on many levels: the awareness one
has when putting the food into one's mouth, the awareness of the cook who has prepared the
food, even the awareness of the farmer who has grown the product, all these influence the
life energy or life force or prana of the food. When one eats pre-packaged or
canned foods, Chopra believes, it does not provide the eater with the utmost feeling of
energy because it is missing the life force/life energy, which is an expression of
consciousness in Ayurveda.
Another important aspect of Ayurvedic
nutrition is the emphasis on taste as an indicator. Knowledge about nutrition is obtained
through taste and the effects of food in terms of awareness: whether particular foods make
you feel heavy or light, congested or energized, hot or cold.
Chopra also maintains the importance
of fasting and enemas as a vehicle for detoxification and purification.
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