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The Baby Boomer Diet: Body Ecology's Guide to Growing Younger [NOOK Book]

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As baby boomers, we're a generation that has transformed society. How will we redefine aging? This book provides a blueprint for restoring a vital friendship with our bodies and, in turn, renewing our bond with the earth. It shows us how we can live fuller, healthier, more meaningful lives. A fascinating blend of cutting-edge medical information, practical health advice, and spiritual wisdom, The Baby Boomer Diet is relevant for people of any age. Written by Donna Gates-theoriginator of Body Ecology,a ...
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The Baby Boomer Diet: Body Ecology's Guide to Growing Younger

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Overview

As baby boomers, we're a generation that has transformed society. How will we redefine aging? This book provides a blueprint for restoring a vital friendship with our bodies and, in turn, renewing our bond with the earth. It shows us how we can live fuller, healthier, more meaningful lives. A fascinating blend of cutting-edge medical information, practical health advice, and spiritual wisdom, The Baby Boomer Diet is relevant for people of any age. Written by Donna Gates-theoriginator of Body Ecology,a world-renowned system of healing-this long-awaited book suggests that we don't simply have to age gracefully, we can age with panache.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401935467
  • Publisher: Hay House, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/11/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 940,527
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Preface xiii

Part I A New Way of Life for Our Generation

Chapter 1 Baby Boomers: Forever Young 3

Chapter 2 Our Thoughts and Intentions: Anything Is Possible 9

Chapter 3 Why We Age: Finding the Fountain of Youth Within 19

Part II The End of the Road for All "Diets"

Chapter 4 Diet Madness: Half Truths and Partial Solutions Behind Today's Popular Diets 37

Chapter 5 Calorie Restriction: The Right Way 49

Chapter 6 The Missing Piece: A Healthy Inner Ecosystem 65

Chapter 7 That Gut Feeling: Learning the Lessons of the Womb 81

Part III 7 Universal Principles? Guideposts to Anti-Aging

Chapter 8 The Principle of Uniqueness: Knowing Yourself 93

Chapter 9 The Principle of Step by Step: Knowing Where and How to Begin 101

Chapter 10 The Principle of Cleansing: Knowing How to Purify from the Inside Out 109

Chapter 11 The Principle of Balance: Knowing the Dance of Yin and Yang 117

Chapter 12 The Principle of Acid and Alkaline: Knowing How to Choose Your Foods 123

Chapter 13 The Principle of Food Combining & the Principle of 80/20: Knowing How to Eat 131

Part IV Superfoods That Create a Younger You

Chapter 14 The Art of Eating: A Social and Soulful Path to Nourishment 145

Chapter 15 Fermented Foods: Anti-Aging Miracles 155

Chapter 16 Sugar: How Sweet It Isn't 169

Chapter 17 Fats: The Good, the Bad, and the Ones That Make Us Ugly 181

Chapter 18 Protein: Body Ecology's 7 Principles Shed Light on the Controversy 203

Chapter 19 Vegetables: For Vitamins and Minerals 231

Chapter 20 Grain-like Seeds: For Energy, Hydration, and Balance 253

Chapter 21 Hydration Choices: For Rejuvenation and Timeless Beauty 265

Chapter 22 Healing Condiments: Delicious and Age Defying 291

Chapter 23 Where to Begin: A Day in the Life of the Body Ecology Program 305

Chapter 24 Anti-Aging Basics: Gifts Granted to Us at Birth 309

Chapter 25 Anti-Aging Therapies #1: Detoxification 333

Chapter 26 Anti-Aging Therapies #2: Energy Restoration 359

Chapter 27 What Survives of Us: Our Mission for the Next 50 Years 397

Appendix: The Body Ecology Diet Shopping List 405

Endnotes 413

Index 425

Acknowledgments 433

About the Authors 434

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