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									Andrew WeilAndrew Weil
In an era of plentiful, often radical diet books and scary health newsflashes, the natural, holistic approach of Dr. Andrew Weil provides an oasis of balance and common sense for readers interested in improving their health -- without the aid of bells and whistles.

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Andrew Weil
Current Home:
Tucson, Arizona
Date of Birth:
June 8, 1942
Place of Birth:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
B.A. in Biology, Harvard University, 1964; M.D., 1968

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								Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-Being, Author: 
								Andrew Weil.

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Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-Being
by Andrew Weil
The doctor whose ten best sellers have helped us stay healthy aims to help us age gracefully, separating poppycock from fact as he explains what happens as we age.
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								Natural Health, Natural Medicine, Author: 
								Andrew T. Weil.
*  Health and Healing (1983)
*  Natural Health, Natural Medicine (1990)
*  Spontaneous Healing (1995)
*  Eight Weeks to Optimum Health (1997)
*  Eating Well for Optimum Health (2000)
*  The Healthy Kitchen (coauthor) (2002)
*  Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-Being (2005)

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A Long Story

According to a note on his web site, Weil began growing his famous long white beard “on Thanksgiving 1970, when I was living on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, studying with Lakota medicine man Leonard Crow Dog.”

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								Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, Author: 
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Eight Weeks to Optimum Health
by Andrew Weil
The ideal way to begin exploring Weil’s comprehensive approach to health, this book covers all the bases with its suggestions for mind and body, from throwing out certain oils and sweeteners to turning off the news. For those more interested in Weil’s wisdom on alternative therapies, try Spontaneous Healing.

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								Ask Dr. Weil: Sound Advice on Your Health from America's Most Trusted Expert, Author: 
								Andrew Weil.

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Ask Dr. Weil: Sound Advice on Your Health from America's Most Trusted Expert
by Andrew Weil
After an overwhelming response from readers who were full of questions about his approach to health, Dr. Weil launched the popular web site "Ask Dr. Weil" ( For those who prefer to read offline, this comprehensive collection covers the FAQs.

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