End Your Struggle with Weight. Your Path Begins Here.
With the scientific expertise of Dr. Lilian Cheung in nutrition and Thich Nhat Hanh's experience in teaching mindfulness the world over, Savor not only helps us achieve the healthy weight and well-being we seek, but also brings to the surface the rich abundance of life available to us in every moment.
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About the Author
Sister Chan Khong is Thich Nhat Hanh’s most senior monastic disciple and lifelong collaborator. A leading force in his engaged Buddhism programs and humanitarian projects, her books include Learning True Love and Beginning Anew.
Sister True Dedication is a former journalist and monastic Dharma Teacher ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh.
Dr. Lilian Cheung is a lecturer and Director of Health Promotion and Communication at the Harvard School of Public Health’s Department of Nutrition. She has been a co-investigator at Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity, which collaborates with community partners to design, implement and evaluate programs that improve nutrition and physical activity among children and youth. She is also the creator and editorial director of The Nutrition Source, the Harvard School of Public Health’s nutrition website for journalists, health professionals and consumers.
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations vii
Foreword Harvey V. Fineberg ix
Part 1 A Buddhist Perspective on Weight Control
Chapter 1 Ending Your Struggle with Weight 11
Chapter 2 Are You Really Appreciating the Apple? An Apple Meditation 39
Chapter 3 You Are More Than What You Eat 45
Chapter 4 Stop and Look: The Present Moment 67
Part 2 Mindful Action Plans
Chapter 5 Mindful Eating 97
Chapter 6 Mindful Moving 147
Chapter 7 Mindful Living Plan 181
Part 3 Individual and Collective Effort
Chapter 8 A Mindful World 217
What People are Saying About This
“Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh and Dr. Lilian Cheung, in Savor, have brought us a profoundly beautiful and powerful guide to mindful eating and living. Please savor it.”
“Hanh and Cheung explore the convergence of nutritional science with Buddhist teaching and find complementary insights. Together, they provide approaches that help to heal both the individual and societal illness that is being manifested as an epidemic of obesity. Everyone can learn from this book.”