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Self Healing (The Natural Guide to Good Health)

Self Healing (The Natural Guide to Good Health)
$31.00
Item Code: NAP166
Author: C P Arora
Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2012
ISBN: 9788129119452
Pages: 449
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
weight of the book: 405 gms
About The Book

Self Healing is a handbook to help readers attain a state a state of physical mental and spiritual well-being through proper diet, suitable exercise and a natural lifestyle. The author describes in detail the nutritive value of various foods and their benefits, covering almost every disease, every food and every nutrient.

The book offers wholesome yet simplistic solutions towards attaining holistic health. As the author says:

‘You do not have to work hard. Just make the right choice. Provide yourself with the right food, right exercise, right thoughts and right resolve to be happy and healthy.’

About The Author

Dr CP Arora is a former dean, head of the department and professor at IIT. He suffered from a massive heart attack fourteen years ago in 1197 after which he went through a phase of self-healing. This book is the outcome of the experience and of his desire to advise on not just physical, mental and spiritual health but also to encourage the reader to go through the process of self-discovery. Dr Arora has also published a book titled Learn, Think and predict through Astrology.

Preface

Plato held that the most skillful physician, rather than being a model of good health, is one who has suffered from all sorts of illnesses.

I do not claim any authority on the subject, nor do I consider myself competent to write a book of this kind. The only claim to eligibility in undertaking such a venture has been the fact that I have had numerous health problems myself, right from birth.

Illnesses are divine messengers. They bring experiences and knowledge we could not have achieved otherwise. In the process of researching and trying out various remedies, sometimes in the course of helping others to heal. I discovered various important aspects of health and happiness for the body, mind and spirit.

I consider it my duty to bring this to every man and woman to enable them to live a long life, free of ailments and suffering. The readers are advised not to follow the recommendations blindly, but to practice discretion and draw their own self-healings plans.

It is a comprehensive book, and I have tried to cover all aspects related to food, nutrition, lifestyle and other areas which can affect our physical, mental and spiritual well-being. It is written in English, but Hindi/Indian names (of herbs, spices, etc.) have been used liberally with which the Indian reader is generally conversant.

I sincerely hope that the reader is able to benefit from this book.

Contents

  Preface ix
  Section 1: Food  
1 Right Choice 3
2 Proteins 20
3 Carbohydrates 22
4 Fats 24
5 Vitamins and Natural Antioxidants 30
6 Minerals 46
7 Fibre and Water 57
8 Grains and Cereals 61
9 Legumes/Beans /Dal/Rajma 68
10 Vegetables 71
11 Fruits 85
12 Nuts, Seeds and Oils 95
13 Eggs, Milk, Soy and Products 106
14 Swetners/Beverages 109
15 Ayurvedic Medicines, Herbs and Spices 119
  Section 2: Body  
16 Digestive System 143
17 Circulatory System 172
18 High Blood Pressure/Hypertension 188
19 Coronary Heart Disease(CHD) and Stroke 202
20 Immune System 225
21 Cancer and aids 240
22 Endocrine System: Thyroidism and Diabetes 254
23 Respiratry System:Asthma 266
24 Urinary System 279
25 Sexual and Reproductive System 286
26 Ageing and Longevity 306
27 Nervous System 330
28 Skeletal System 365
29 Skin, Hair And Nails 382
30 Eye and Ear 397
  Section 3: Mind  
31 Science of Body, Mind And Soul 409
32 Yogasanas and Pranayam 426
33 Healing and Meditations (Dhyana) 432
  Bibliography  

 

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