The Yoga of Eating: Transcending Diets and Dogma to Nourish the Natural Self

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The Yoga of Eating is a practical and inspiring manual that offers original insights on the physical and spiritual functions of sugar, fat, meat, and other foods; fasting, dieting, processing, willpower, and the deeper principles of self-nurture. This book appeals to a higher authority—your own body—and shows how to access and trust the wisdom your body has to offer.

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Overview

The Yoga of Eating is a practical and inspiring manual that offers original insights on the physical and spiritual functions of sugar, fat, meat, and other foods; fasting, dieting, processing, willpower, and the deeper principles of self-nurture. This book appeals to a higher authority—your own body—and shows how to access and trust the wisdom your body has to offer.

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Chet Day's Health & Beyond Weekly
"...a tremendous buy for one of the best books on health, diet, nutrition, and living that I've ever read."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780967089720
  • Publisher: Newtrends Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/2003
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 329,982
  • Product dimensions: 6.11 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Eisenstein (State College, PA) graduated from Yale in Mathematics & Philosophy, was a leading Chinese-English translator and editor of several publications in Taiwan and currently teaches in two departments at Penn State.
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 2 The Fallacy of Willpower 3 Body and Soul 4 Birth and Nurturance 5 Food and Personality 6 The Karma of Food 7 The Natural Breath 8 The Central Practice 9 Making It Practical 10 Discovering the Right Diet 11 Distinguishing Appetites from Cravings 12 Loving the Body, Loving the Self 13 Fasting 14 Dieting and Self-Acceptance 15 Fat and the Good 16 Meat and the Life of the Flesh 17 Sugar's Sweetness 18 The Yoga of Drinking 19 Supplements 20 Processing 21 The Yoga of Cooking 22 Food is Only Food 23 Health and the Quest for Wholeness 24 Relaxing Into Change 25 The Illness Seeks the Medicine 26 The Ethics of Eating Meat: A Radical View 27 Endnotes
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