The Pillars of Health: Your Foundations for Lifelong Wellness

The Pillars of Health: Your Foundations for Lifelong Wellness

by John Pierre


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ISBN-13: 9781401942229
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 09/16/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 867,628
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

John Pierre is a nutrition and fitness consultant who has devoted more than 25 years to improving the lives of others through his expertise in the areas of nutrition, fitness, women’s empowerment, green living, and cognitive enhancement. A dedicated activist, John works with people of all ages promoting the benefits of a plant-based diet, stress reduction, and physical fitness, and the importance of compassion in life. He is widely recognized in the area of geriatrics for enhancing cognitive function in our senior population. John has been lecturing for more than two decades at various venues that reach thousands of people. His website,, has served as a vital resource in helping people become active in their communities by taking just five minutes to voice their thoughts on important environmental, humanitarian, and animal rights issues.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I The Pillar of Nutrition

Chapter 1 Shaky Nutritional Foundations 7

Chapter 2 Building Health with Real Food 23

Chapter 3 Bringing It All Together 43

Part II The Pillar of Mind

Chapter 4 Caring for Our Marbles 55

Chapter 5 Flexing Mental Muscles 75

Chapter 6 Brain-Enhancing Modalities 87

Part III The Pillar of Motion

Chapter 7 Introducing Fun to Movement 107

Chapter 8 Playing with Motions 121

Chapter 9 Countering Our Sitting Lifestyle 159

Part IV The Pillar of Compassion

Chapter 10 The Universal Antidotes 175

Chapter 11 Cultivating Compassion 187

Afterword 205

Resources 207

Endnotes 213

Acknowledgments 225

About the Author 227

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